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Seeing Light

(The Seraphina Parrish Trilogy #3)

4.13  ·  Rating details ·  382 ratings  ·  54 reviews
As the corruption of the Society intensifies and the questions surrounding her mother mount, Seraphina Parrish embarks on a journey to find Terease in the terrifying Wandering city of Nocturna. But the information she learns there only sends her team on a dangerous mission to fulfill an ancient prophecy. Delving deep into the disturbing secrets of their world, the revelati ...more
Paperback, 408 pages
Published October 9th 2013 by Kristine Michelle Preast
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Michelle Mankin
Sep 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
The conclusion to the Seraphina Parrish Trilogy did not disappoint me in the least. At its core this is a coming of age story with a totally kickass heroine. I read it in beta form and it was flippin' fantastic. I cannot wait to reread the entire series when it comes out! The intricacy of details and the way everything came together blew my mind. This series has so much going for it: Time travel, friendship, love, symbolism and sacrifice. Imagine a parallel world to our own with fantastical elem ...more
May 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing

The best book in the series and an amazing ending to this story ♥
My brain hurts - so much action, time-travelling, the connection with the other books and all those many turnarounds. Oh my..


After all this time, I am still unsure if I will be able to make justice to this book, as it’s so amazing I can barely put my feelings into words. I will try though, hopefully my mind has cleared a bit of all this awesomeness and I can write down something more than “wow”, even thoug
May 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
First of all, thank you Michelle Warren for sending me the books in this series for review. I really appreciate it.

On to the review:

It's been a while since I read the last book in the series, Protecting Truth. I read that one last year and I honestly have no idea how I waited a year to continue reading the series.

Before I talk about the book in details, let me just say: Thank you Michelle for recapping previous books in the series very well in this book. You don't need to reread them to remember
Sep 25, 2012 rated it it was amazing
The Seraphina Parrish Trilogy is one of the best series that I have ever read. In "Wander Dust" you are introduced to Sera and her wonderful world of time travel. In "Protecting Truth" Sera learns the truth about Bishop and she falls in love with his twin brother, Turner. In "Seeing Light" Sera discovers that she has to complete an ancient prophecy in order to save those she loves and the world she has learned to call her own.

After finishing "Protecting Truth" I had very high expectations for "S
Jenny Bynum Black Words-White Pages
May 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: All ages
Recommended to Jenny Bynum by: Girls Heart Books Tours
I received an e-ARC copy of this book for a blog tour in return for an honest review. I absolutely love happy endings. *Sniffling* this was by far the best book of the whole series. I loved every single minute of it. Of course, I am quite sad that this journey is over, but I had a lot of moments where I was shocked, awed, and intrigued at the way the author wrote this story. All the twists and turns kept me glued from beginning to end. This is definitely a RECOMMENDED MUST READ for all ages to e ...more
May 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Let's Talk About The Cover
If you've read my past reviews on this trilogy, you'll realize that I've never been a huge fan of these particular book covers. They were always semi-cheesy and seemed really young for the content you'd get inside. But this cover changes all of that completely. I think it is stunning, poignant (once you read the book) and makes a lot of sense when you think about Sera's journey.
Looking at all three covers side by side (see below), you can see that this is the first cove
Gina -   Behind the Pages
May 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: wishlist
View the original review on my blog as part of the Blog Tour:

Behind a Million and One Pages

Want to find out if you are a Wanderer, Seer or Protector? Head over to my blog tour stop and take the quiz!

The must read conclusion to the Seraphina Parrish Trilogy! A perfect wrap up to a remarkable series.

We end Protecting Truth with a mountain of questions. And now, as soon as we get into Seeing Light most of our questions are answered! The biggest question that we have is what is this Prophecy?

In the first chapters we are intr
Apr 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Oh my freaking God! I LOVED this volume in the Seraphina Parrish trilogy! Can I possibly say anymore?

Michelle Warren wrapped everything up phenomenally in this epic conclusion to the trilogy, while at the same time produced some twists that kept me on my toes.

This was my first time reading this book of the trilogy, and I kid you not I actually thought that Turner had died at the end of Protecting Truth. I was so heart broken reading the beginning of this one knowing that he wouldn’t be there. B
Oct 18, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ebooks, blog-tour
Off to find Terease locked up in Nocturna, Seraphina is determine to set everyone free out of there and saved the innocent people. However, in order for her to do what she has been prepared for all along, she needs to know the whole truth about her mother and who she truly is.

What's more - the fascinating fact that the root of everything of why the events turned out bad at all for the characters was because of how it has gone awry in the beginning. It wasn't been fixed in an instant the event ha
Mandy (I Read Indie) Anderson
As with all my reviews on books of a series...please do not read this review if you haven't read the previous 2 books!

If going to hell and back is what Sera has to do, then so be it. Nocturna is hell, but it holds the answers Sera seeks. What she finds there is beyond anything she ever imagined. But it is who she finds there that is a game changer. Now there is added pressure to righting the wrongs of the Society. Even though the outcome of their future is uncertain, this is something Sera has t
~ Rose ~ ☯Desert Rose❀
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My Review
5 Roses

Wow, what an ending! This book had me sitting completely on the edge of my seat, and even after I've finished, I can't sit still!

Reviews for the third book in a trilogy are always so difficult to write- you want to gush about everything that's happened, but also don't want to give away spoilers.

This book, just as with the first two in the trilogy,
Nov 19, 2013 rated it really liked it
Review originally published on my blog:
eARC provided by author for review

Whew. Michelle Warren has done it again, you guys. Picking up not long after Protecting Truth leaves off, we find Sera and her team (Bishop and Sam) once again living dangerously. As she continues to push back against the Society, Sera discovers more about what's "behind the scenes". What she discovers isn't pretty, and her fierce independence (those in authority might call it rebellion) prompts her
T.M. Smith
Nov 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing

This trilogy is a story of love, loss, betrayal and self awareness. Seraphina Parish starts out as a confused teenager trying to figure out who she is and why her dreams are haunted. When she moves to Chicago to live with her aunt the mystery starts to unravel. Sera learns she is gifted with abilities that are both wonderful and dangerous. She attends school with other teenagers like her with heightened awareness and special talents. She hones her skills as a Wanderer, falls for her protector, m
Oct 20, 2012 rated it really liked it
This is going to be another vague review while I try not to give away too much information about what happens in Seeing Light.
Seeing Light picks up with Seraphina making plans to travel to Nocturna to find Terease to learn more about her Mum. What she finds there is something she wasn't expecting, and it even shocked me when I read it. I actually had Seeing Light for a while before I read it, I put off reading this book to the very last minute, I did not want to read it and have this series end.
Nicole (Reading Books With Coffee)
This has been such an interesting series to read, and Seeing Light is no exception! I liked seeing how everything came to an end, and there's no way i could have predicted anything that happened, or how things I thought were true were so wrong.

Everything really did come together so well, and I liked seeing how things really unfolded. Everything really is slowly revealed over the course of the series, and I liked seeing the events that led to everything going awry in the first place. Which I kno
Sep 06, 2013 rated it liked it
First of all, I really enjoyed the series!
There are however a few things - from my perspective anyway - that could be improved.
I am not sure how to say this without sounding mean, but some parts in the book felt really "fanfictiony". Not everything has to end in perfect harmony, which is also why I probably don't like the Harry Potter epilogue. I am still grieved that a Weasley twin died for example - not a happy ending, but one that remains in your brain. Def not a fan fiction ending :-). I was
Jun 15, 2013 rated it really liked it
I do love this thrilogy and I could not wait to get my hands on the last book!
I got it in a kindle version and read it all in two days. I enjoyed the book a lot as it answers a lot of questions. Even the ones I didnt know i had!
As much as I loved the book I was not totally happy with how things turned out the ending seemed to happen too fast for my taste and I would have liked to see how the characters slowly adapt and not just be ok with how things turn out without any complaints.
I did love
Anny hernandez
Oct 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing
***** I received an ARC copy for an honest review *****

Oh Wow this was the prefect ending to this trilogy I love it, love how this turned out to be and I just want MORE.

This book has so much action and time-traveling, and its hard to put this book down, love it how in this book you get to see how the first to books folds into this one, its just amazing.

Throughout "Protecting Truth" Sera kicks some massive A**, She fights for what she believes in and does a great job at doing it, she keeps un fol
Dec 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
**Review written for an originally posted on my blog, Book Bliss. I received a copy of this book in exchange for an unbiased and honest review**
Review:5 stars

General: As with book 2 this is a continuation and you will find yourself extremely lost if you go out of order…however, you may be able to skip book 2, but why would you want to, it’s an amazing book. This book wraps up the series and I was quite happy with how the author did so- both story wise and technically. Nothing felt like it was ti
Casia Courtier
Oct 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
This book had everything. It pulled me in so fast that it was tough to put it down. Every question that the other two books were answered in a series of events that I had never even thought of. Honestly, out of the three, this one is officially my favorite.

I don't know what to say that won't delve into important parts in the book. It has that much action going on in the pages. The characters are the same, but Seraphina grows more in this book than she was before. In the previous two books, she w
Tonja Drecker
Nov 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
The author, Michelle Warren, starts the book with the warning that this must be read as a part of the series as it can't stand alone. Me, not often able to follow directions, decided to read it as a stand-alone and was pleasantly surprised. Although I agree that this fits best in the series, the story starts out at a fast pace and immediately drew me in. I could connect with the main character, Sera, right away and found myself cheering for her right away.

I especially enjoyed the world building
Nov 18, 2013 rated it really liked it
Well I finished the trilogy with the third and final book. I must say I am a little sad to see it end. I had a really hard time with the first 2 books in the series. This one was so much better than either of them. As always I will not be giving any spoilers so you will have to read all 3 books to find out for yourself what happens. I will say that all my questions I had after the other books were answered and it all came together in a great way. While Sera learns more about herself we do too an ...more
Roxanne Kade
Dec 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Could this series get any better?? The answer? Hell, YES!

Warren doesn’t give her characters a break! I think she loves torturing them, and I’m all for it so long as she keeps me as entertained and enthralled as she has throughout this amazing series.

This book was a culmination of all the lies and secrets that surfaced in the first two books, but there is no end to how deep this story goes. Just when I thought I couldn’t be surprised again, Warren threw in the ultimate curveball, and I had an OM
Kelly Mccurdy
Feb 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is the final installment of the Seraphina Parrish trilogy. This book, by far, has the most twists and turns, and things that you did not see coming at all in it. I had to actually go back and reread a few pages just to make sure that I was comprehending what I was reading. I really can't tell you what happened because that would be giving away everything in the book. Just take it from me, you need to read this trilogy! If anything, just for all of the twists that Michelle puts in the book. ...more
Lisa Anthony
Aug 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I had the pleasure of reading this as a beta,of course I was excited because I had read the other two and loved them! This third book is awesome! Warren you are amazing! My full review will come out closer to the release date!

Happy Release a Day!

This book is the conclusion to the amazing series, it will pull you in from the beginning and keep you on the edge until the end. Seraphina is just as determined and tough, but this time she has a goal to achieve. The journey that Warren takes you on wil
I'm not sure why I can't give this 4 stars. I really want to, but there was just something off about it for me. (view spoiler) ...more
Jenny T.
Oct 13, 2013 rated it really liked it
This is the 3rd & final book in the Seraphina Parrish trilogy. Sera fulfills the prophecy of the Wanderers in a very satisfying ending. I enjoyed all of the time traveling and also admire how the author was able to answer all of the questions raised throughout this series of books. (Thanks to the Girls Heart Book Tours for the e-copy of this book!)

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Tammy Hall
Nov 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Seeing Light is an awesome ending to this trilogy and on I won't soon forget. As Sera sets out to finally seek the truth and get her proof and answers to her life I remain stuck to my seat needing to know these truths almost as much as Sera. Then the inevitable happens I reach the end of the book and am somewhat sad as i know the series is done but satisfied with knowing how it all plays out when it's finally over. Michelle Warren wrote an amazing trilogy packed full of everything a reader coul ...more
Nov 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Review: I was given a copy of Seeing Light by Ashley’s Reading bliss for an honest review. Wow! Wonderful, amazing, awesome! I loved this trilogy. I loved reading about Sera’s journey in Wander Dust and then Protecting truth and finishing up in Seeing Light. This trilogy is now one of my favorites and will definitely be reading it again. There was so much description in this story and it felt like I was there with them traveling to the different lands. I truly enjoyed this book and I highly reco ...more
Rowena May O'Sullivan
The third in the series of this YA novel didn't disappoint. Full of twists and turns it took me places I didn't expect to go and that's always a good thing. The tale is a complex one, and I really enjoyed all three books in this series. Love the covers too. Full of magic, time-travel, suspense the final book in the series is a page turner. The relationships between the heroine and classmates are wonderful. And the baddies. Well, they really are bad, which makes for a tense read. Highly recommend ...more
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If Michelle Warren had a spirit animal, it would be a tiger in a pink tutu, riding a Harley through a ring of fire. She lives in Chicago, dreams of California but hails from Baltimore. She has a slight obsession with travel, sunshine, Double Chocolate Milano cookies and writing novels. She didn’t travel the road to writer immediately. She spent over a decade as professional illustrator and designe ...more

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