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Taken by Storm

(Raised by Wolves #3)

4.12  ·  Rating details ·  7,246 ratings  ·  689 reviews
In the eye of a storm stands Bryn, the alpha of the Cedar Ridge werewolf pack. She is young. Female. Human. Physically weaker than any werewolf, she could never survive a battle with another alpha, the strongest, fiercest, and canniest of his pack.  
Yet she cannot refuse a summons from the werewolf Senate. A rogue werewolf is attacking humans. The risk of exposure threate
Hardcover, 314 pages
Published May 22nd 2012 by EgmontUSA (first published May 1st 2012)
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Ari If you read the first (Raised by wolves)and second book (Trial by fire)of the series then this is the conclusion or last book of the series.
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Kat (Lost in Neverland)
Ahh! The cover has been revealed!


The first is still my favorite, but this cover is so much better than the second.

After I Finished





Excuse me, I'm having an emotional breakdown.



Seriously, Jennifer, WHAT THE FUCK.


I can't believe it. I can't even write a review of this book because my emotions are colliding in a chemical reaction of rage, anger, sadness and depression.


I loved the first book in this series. I really did. I
☘Misericordia☘ ⚡ϟ⚡⛈⚡☁ ❇️❤❣
Q: Every future I can find is coated in blood. (c)
Q:… a quiet Bryn meant Trouble with a capital T. (c) I'm pretty sure that by this point it's clear that Bryn of any description is Trouble with a capital T.

Bronwyn Alessia St. Vincent Clare didn’t get sad. She got mad. Or better, she got even. (c)

Chase is being as touchy-feely-understanding lovey-dovey as ever:
He wasn’t pushing, wasn’t asking me to change, but I knew he wanted me to have choices that I would never have. (c)

Callum doing
Nov 24, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

Oh. My. God.

I give Taken by Storm 4.5 stars on account of the the structure, the writing and the words and phrases used.

But for the actual story itself? The conclusion? The last 42 pages?


Are you kidding me Jennifer? Did you really just ruin this series for me?!?

Not only did you kill Chase, Bryn's one true love and mate, but throughout the book their was barely any mention of him! He spoke at the maximum of ten times with the maximum of two god damn words! Then you t
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Miss Susan
Mar 11, 2012 rated it really liked it
Is there going to be another book to this series? Because this checked firmly into Heartbreak Hotel and I'm going to be very sad if that's what we're ending on. :( Fantastic book but geez. You want to stomp all over Bryn some more Barnes? Sure you don't need one last kick in? 4 stars ...more
Lana Toplak
Apr 06, 2012 rated it liked it
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Alexandra Hutton
Nov 29, 2011 rated it it was ok
5 for the writing 2 for the likability.... and it wasnt very liable but that just my reaction now, im hoping after a few weeks ill stop hating Barnes.
Nov 08, 2011 rated it did not like it
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This book is incredibly epic. Suspenseful. Rife with mystery and pack politics and all those good things we’ve come to know and love from the first two books.
Seriously. I wish I hadn’t read his book. In a couple days, or weeks, or months, after I’ve had time to cool down and get over the ending, I’ll understand why it happened and that, yes everything that happened made sense and had to happen and blah-di-blah-di-blah.
But I will never, ever forgive this ending.
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Sep 05, 2012 rated it it was ok
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Jun 05, 2012 rated it liked it
Oh my freaking goodness SERIOUSLY WHYYY! of all people to kill of why him as quiet and slightly mysterious his character was (not going to say who dont want to spoil it for people who havent read it) i thoroughly enjoyed him and bryns scenes together and how protective he was of her and how he loved her so simply and how no matter what put her first (ok pretty of obvious who im talking about right?? im just soo suprised and gutted though i do respect that though there were alot of scenes were th ...more
Jessica (Step Into Fiction)
May 24, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: 3-stars
Full review to come in June (hopefully)

All I have to say is this better not be the last book. That ending is great for a cliff hanger-ish type but not for an ending of a series.

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May 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Oh My…GOD. Where to start with this review, as most know I have been in love with this series from the first book, I loved Bryn’s feisty attitude and Devon’s personality, and of course how could I not mention Lake, she may not be physically strong in comparison to the other werewolves but she is fast and loves her guns. Jennifer Lynn Barnes has out done herself in this book.

In Taken by Storm, the setting takes place a few months after Lucas challenges Bryn. Bryn is called to a council meeting w
May 22, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Not so much a review as a quick commentary. This final (from what I understand) book in the trilogy is the best of them and I enjoyed (and have re-read) the first two. I'm having a hard time putting into words why this series has stuck with me but it definitely has. The story arc is good but there is something about the writing that makes me think very hard about all the other YA books I've read and what the reader takes away from them, consciously or subconsciously. The ending? Yeah, I was sooo ...more
Dec 16, 2011 marked it as to-read
Bri Martinez •Books and Bri•
First and foremost, a very important issue needs to be addressed. For those of you, like me, who are wondering if there is going to be a fourth book in the Raised by Wolves series, here is what Barnes has to say: “I knew that this book would, in many ways, be a conclusion to the plot lines, questions, and character arcs that started in the first two. I can’t say for sure that this is the last book I’ll ever write about Bryn, but I can say that I would be happy with it as a finale if it were.” *p ...more
Nov 27, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: what-the-hell
Oh my Gosh .......................Okay i am routing for Devon cause he is just the better choice he took a bullet for chase !!!! and i secretly think he is in love with Bryn or really likes her hoping !! but i sorry but chase we don't know alot about him and idk i have a eird feeling about him ... besides dev is caring and is the one that understands that he can't just leave the pack and go run away or should i say just protect bryn but that is very romantic I Serously trust dev more hope he and ...more
Feb 02, 2012 rated it really liked it
I wasn´t expecting much of the book, but it surprised me. Out of the 3 books, I think this one is the best in the series so far.

Everything starts when Shay calls a Senate meeting because there´s a new Rabid on the loose, but what really matters is that the Rabid is a female. So of course everyone asks Bryn if any of her females are missing and that where everything gets tricky...

Bryn accepted Maddie leaving at the end of book 2, and she fears she may be the Rabid. She´s set on finding her in the
Heartbreakingly sad and incredibly angsty, this could not have been any more different from the first two books. The storyline was more complex. It was more serious and deep and it really demonstrated how much Bryn had developed to become the person she is now. I really appreciate the author's ability to actually do that; however I did not appreciate her killing off one of my favorite characters (even though it fits and is deeply moving). That was just cruelty. Other than that, it was just amazi ...more
Nov 07, 2011 marked it as to-read
I love the cover, but her hair looks really dry even though it's supposedly pouring rain on the cover. Maybe I'm being too technical.
I still love the cover though, and it probably wouldn't be as pretty if her hair was soaking wet!
Clair Smith
Apr 17, 2012 marked it as to-read
This is awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!
I was thinking about a change and I wrote a small chapter on the unconscious part of her changing (if it happens). It goes like this:
spoiler ahead!!
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I woke up by Dead Man's Creek again. This was becoming unconscious routine, I thought, looking around.
Why am I here?
I couldn't remember being knocked out.
Why am I knocked out? Oh lord, I might be missing something!
I started worrying. What was going on while I was unconscious? I reached out to Chase desper
 Tina (Fantastic Book Review)
Let me start off by saying that this has to be one of the best werewolf series that I've read. Barnes has an amazing talent when it comes to getting inside the characters' head and portraying every emotion where it resonates with the reader.

I can’t tell you how much I love strong heroines and Brynn is one of my favorites. This girl has been through it all. She handles everything that comes her way like the alpha that she is. In Brynn’s case, that doesn’t always mean that her decisions don’t have
May 11, 2012 rated it really liked it
I see some of the reviewers have given this one a low rating because of how the book ends, but I really didn't mind it. (view spoiler)
I still loved the story.
I would love to read more about what happens next, but it doesn't look like any other books are in the works (yet?). Since this is the only series Barnes has written
May 04, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: werewolves
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Jan 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites, werewolves
It was so good but now I'm craving book 4! At least I'm hoping there will be a fourth book!!! ...more
Sep 05, 2011 marked it as maybe-reads
Definitely the best cover of the three, even though they all look the exact same.
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I can't believe she did that. I can't believe she went there, but Jennifer Lynn Barnes went there and then some. I turned into a crying, snotty mess reading this book. There's a reason this is my second favorite shifter series and Barnes proved that so much while I was reading this book.

I don't even want to say too much because there's just too much that is too easy to spoil. Besides, just thinking about it makes me start crying again.

All I can say is, that the book picks up a few months after w
Aug 31, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I don't know where to start, this series has been such a emotional rollercoaster, Jennifer beautifully brought the characters to life, Devons and Bryns lighthearted friendship came accross brilliantly, Callums powerfullness and love for Bryn showed without Jennifer ever having to write it out in black and white.

This last book was everything, Raised by Wolves and Trial by Fire was leading to, Bryns journey growing up was really something.

I love Devon and I couldn't even bring myself to resent hi
Lucy Qhuay
Apr 24, 2012 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Incredibly romantic souls; People who like to suffer; werewolf lovers
Well, what do I have to say?
I'm here in my bedroom, at 6.35 a.m., still awake because I just had to finish this book. I wouldn't even be able to sleep properly if I didn't knew what happened.
Now, my reaction through the last half of the book (and still now):

I simply can't believe it! O.O
Why, oh God, why couldn't happen something good in Chase's life? :'(
I am so heartbroken!! :'( You can't even imagine my sorrow...
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Aug 27, 2012 rated it did not like it
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Jennifer Lynn Barnes (who mostly goes by Jen) was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She has been, in turn, a competitive cheerleader, a volleyball player, a dancer, a debutante, a primate cognition researcher, a teen model, a comic book geek, and a lemur aficionado. She's been writing for as long as she can remember, finished her first full book (which she now refers to as a "practice book" and which none ...more

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