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Darkness & Light (War of the Fae #3)

4.32  ·  Rating details ·  2,485 Ratings  ·  113 Reviews
NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR, ELLE CASEY, brings readers Book 3 in the YA Urban Fantasy WAR OF THE FAE Series.

The animosity between Darkness & Light continues to grow, as do Jayne's supernatural, elemental abilities in the Green Forest. Long-lost friends arrive, new friends leave, passion burns, and mysteries abound. What is Light and what is Dark?
Kindle Edition, 1, 295 pages
Published March 29th 2012 by Elle Casey
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Carol (StarAngel's Reviews) Allen
I can't get enough of this series and Jayne!

The story continues with problems fitting in and handling her powers over The Green.

Love it!
Apr 10, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: books-i-own
So far, this was my favorite book of the series. I enjoyed the first two books a lot and this one was a great addition. Once again we get to read about Jayne who is the funniest mc I've read about in ages! I would literally be reading and just crack up laughing at parts. I love her!!! Love Tim, Spike, Becky, Chase :-/, Tony and so many others. I'm definitely intrigued about Ben and I'm certainly anticipating the next book to find out what happens next. My only complaint thus far is how the books ...more
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3.5 stars

Tony, Tony, Tony...
that's how I felt at the beginning of this sequel. Come on, Tony! It was obvious who wanted to really protect you. Wasn't it? 

I didn't like that chase was abducted and everyone ignored this for a long part in the book. I mean, when Jayne was in trouble she was rescued in a minimum of two days when Chase became a Dark Fae...and why did he became a Dark fae? For Jayne while this girl was fooling around with Spike and doing another useless things whil
Nov 11, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I've begun to really enjoy this series. In this entry, the story itself was great. Many of the cliches have become trite & the grammatical/editing was a train wreck. Hopefully this will not continue into the next book as I may not be able to continue the series. Reading while constantly wanting to whip out the red pen is a pain, especially with an ebook.
Apr 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Great book! Each book in the series has been better than the one before it. I can't wait for the next book!
May 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Loved it!!! Although, the damn cliffhanger ending had me starting book 4 last night!
Apr 19, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
OK I need book 4!!! What an ending. Loved it.
I'm continuing the greatness, that is this series. It was still addicting. There was a lot that happened in this book though that caused me a lot of anxiety and anger.

First things first, Chase, ugh, he makes me so upset!!!! And Maggie, and Ben, AND Tim. Ugh, so many annoying things.

Some of the good points. Spike was a great character in this book and proved a lot of worthiness in my book. Lots of great action but now that it's getting a bit dramatic, I might need a

Another 5 star sti
Lisa Ann
Feb 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everyone!
Recommended to Lisa Ann by: Elle Casey Fan Club On Goodreads
The one thing I can always count on from author Elle Casey, is her uncanny ability to hook a reader into a story or series, and tie them relentlessly into the journey of not only the main protagonist, but also all supporting characters, both good and not so nice. The War of the Fae series is perhaps one of the best examples of this magical connection with her readers. Casey has created a whole world of characters that you very quickly care very much about.

The third book in the War of the Fae ser
Jul 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Things are definitely starting to heat up in Darkness and Light: Book 3 of War of the Fae. The fist two books dealt with Jayne and her friends finding out they were Fae and dealt with their training and how they reacted to finding themselves in an extraordinary world with extraordinary powers. In Book 3 they're still training but the addition of Jayne's best friend to the Fae really amps up the level of that training and things start to heat up as the war between Light and Dark ignites.

I enjoyed
Aug 17, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Another page turner from Elle Casey! I would have finished it sooner but everyday life got in the way :-)
Elle has a way of holding the readers attention and making you care so much about the characters that you can't help but cry when something sad happens (as it does at one point in this book, but I won't spoil it for you) and laughing out loud during others. I love the irreverant main character. She says all the things I wish I had the nerve to say, but can't. I find myself thinking about the
Cassandra Mello
I've been like a zombie the last several days, staying up way too late (thank you well lit Kindle!!) reading this series. I've love love loved Elle Casey's NA books and when I saw she had a YA faery series, I was so excited!! And it has not disappointed! And for as crazy this addiction has been, and I felt glad that all 7 books were already out, I kind of want more. haha It's a brilliant world, and I think once you get sucked in, it's hard to walk away.

Again, adore this friendship between Jayne
Jul 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing
The third installment of the series offers readers another great read. The book moves along with a good pace with a series of predicaments in which Jayne, the smart mouth elemental, must dig herself out of mostly through learning and experimenting with her new found powers. The tension buildup between the light and dark fae is very well conveyed and you feel each of the characters individual moods as the inevitable war draws nearer. The characters from the first two books are here and we learn m ...more
This is an excellent contemporary fairy tale young adult series. I believe the author is independent, though I didn't verify. I love the characters in this series and their relationships.

In book three, it's all about Jayne getting Tony to join the Light Fae, thwarting Ben's efforts to recruit him to the Dark Fae. Only then Ben sets his sights on capturing Jayne, and Jayne's stawart daemon bodyguard Chase is accidentially cursed and the only the Dark Fae seem able to cure him. Jayne learns a lot
Apr 28, 2014 rated it really liked it
4.35...haha I really struggled with the rating on this one. I started writing this review with the 5th one lit and I might even go back and change

She has always been kinda mean but it felt like she was bullying Scrum. That alone wouldn't keep me from lighting the 5th star but I also thought there was too much recapping along the way.

All that said it was still pretty awesome and it was never boring. This whole series has been a page turner. I read this one in two day squeezing it in when
Apr 03, 2012 rated it really liked it
This book is so far the best of the series and things are really starting to get interesting with the battle between Light and Dark Fae. Not only was the drama amped up in this book, but the humor was too. Anytime Jayne and Tim had interactions with each other I ended up dying with laughter. I don't want to say too much so as not to ruin the book for anyone, but I will say that I hope things resolve with a particular character that I love. All in all a really good book. Can't wait for book four ...more
Duly gobbled up and on to #4. Parts of this book (like #1 and #2) had me laughing out loud.

Minor spoilers in my highlights.

My Kindle Highlights/notes:
he was a redneck and Becky probably didn’t know how to perform the redneck mating ritual. I’m pretty sure it was something like taking a sexy swig from a beer bottle or something ... or maybe shooting an animal in the forest with a single shot from a crossbow. - Note: snicker

“Whatever.” Friggin’ happy ass water sprites.

Sep 10, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: faves
I don't care about Ben. Why do we have 2. I like Robin, who is wise and works well with Jayne. The differences between light and dark fae are small. Old ideology vs compassion for human and change is not a reason for a war. What's up with Maggie? I want to know & Tim seems to know some of her secrets. I missed Chase in this book. Spike & Jayne have serious chemistry. I like them together. On to book 4!
Apr 19, 2012 rated it really liked it
I liked this third installment the best of all three, so far, ad look forward to number four. I have to say I did not like they way it ended, as it was not only a cliff-hanger, but stops in mid-scene. I can deal with a suspenseful ending, but this felt too abrupt. I did like the character development, the new characters and the very fine line between the good guys and the bad guys. I can't wait to see how this plays out!
Feb 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fantasy
I'll say it once again, this series really is a crack-up and this book is no exception. Although things have taken a darker and slightly more serious turn, I still found myself smiling every other paragraph or so as I read this book. It is just hilarious. I love the characters, the writing was great, and the story moved along at a great pace as well - definitely a cliff-hanger ending though. That being said, I'll go ahead and dive into the final book of the series, New World Order, right now.
Aug 28, 2013 rated it really liked it
Okay, so this was as great as the rest of the series so far! The story did not get boring for a single page. The only thing that made me give it four stars not the five the rest of series got, was that there was too much mentions of pixie farts, was funny at first now it is just annoying. Also I did not like what happened to Chase, I thought it did not feel right to me. Looking forward to reading the next one in the series though. Cannot wait to see how this ends :)
Jan 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fantasy
I'm glad I bought all four books in this series because it was a great read, all the way through to the very end. I enjoyed the ending a lot! I liked the series so much that I'm going to look into another one of the author's series, Clash of the Otherworlds.
Jeanette Thomas
Apr 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is such a good series love, love, Tim and Jayne's relationship. I highly recommend this to anyone.
Nicole Lewis
Sep 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fav-s
May 08, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I am absolutely hooked by this series, everytime I finish one book I immediately buy the next. That's the only way to make the cliffhanger endings bearable... This one was again a very enjoyable and captivating read. Jayne is starting to grow up, to take over the responsibility she was born for and still has problems to fully accept her extraordinariness, I like how she blames herself for everything that goes wrong instead of getting a big head from her awesome powers and her overall success. Sh ...more
Mar 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Still a fan. And I'm already on to #4. Stay tuned.
Marlon Balraj
Mar 31, 2014 rated it really liked it
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Awesome. Generally, well done, Elle Casey. The best parts of the past two novels were been amped to new heights.

The drama flew through the roof. Jayne's powers are growing and the demand on her is insane. What I really loved about Call to Arms was the intricacy of the plot and how issues were placed against issues and desires were placed against desires to create a world that did not adhere to a strict and typical diet of 'paranormal young adult
Marcos Tavares
Jan 20, 2015 rated it liked it
Confira a resenha deste livro e de seu antecessor, Chamado Às Armas. Não há spoilers da história.

Depois de todas as aventuras vividas por Jayne e seus amigos em As Crianças Trocadas, agora, em Chamado às Armas, teremos os protagonistas no meio de uma guerra iminente. Já sabendo de sua condição, revelada no final da primeira história, eles começaram um treinamento em busca de aprimorar suas habilidades para o conflito final. Novos personagens surgem para ajudá-los em sua nova missão e, a medida q
Annita Stewart
Feb 25, 2017 rated it really liked it
Enjoyed the book - continued story
T.S. Pagan
" This ain't no Hogwarts, if you know what I mean. "

I hate Tony sometimes when he always give people the benefit of the doubt. Even if it means doubting Jayne! I feel like someone should make a poster and put in the middle of the cafeteria: "DON'T DOUBT JAYNE! NEVER DOUBT JAYNE!"... The girl is very perceptive and always technically right in the end. Why do people keep treating her like some silly bitter girl?

"My screw ups?... Total pixie entertainment"

Book 2 and 3 are kinda blurred togeth
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Elle Casey, a former attorney and teacher, is a NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestselling American author who lives in France with her husband, three kids, and several horses, dogs, and cats. She has written more than 40 novels in less than 5 years and likes to say she offers fiction in several flavors. These flavors include romance, science fiction, urban fantasy, action adventure, suspense, and p ...more
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Other Books in the Series

War of the Fae (10 books)
  • The Changelings (War of the Fae, #1)
  • Call to Arms (War of the Fae, #2)
  • New World Order (War of the Fae, #4)
  • After the Fall (War of the Fae, #5)
  • Between the Realms (War of the Fae, #6)
  • Portal Guardians (War of the Fae, #7)
  • Time Slipping (War of the Fae, #8)
  • Dragon Riders (War of the Fae, #9)
  • Winged Warriors (War of the Fae, #10)

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