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Enduring Light

(The Afterglow Trilogy #3)

4.13  ·  Rating details ·  687 ratings  ·  34 reviews
Fighting darkness takes light.

Desperate to save James, Charlotte scours Energo for answers with Calvin and Liam at her side. Kevin and Samantha head to Alaska to find the one item that might destroy Blake, but the search is only the beginning.

As time runs out, Charlotte and Kevin discover that keeping Energo from eternal darkness will take a sacrifice no one expects.
Kindle Edition, 217 pages
Published August 20th 2013 (first published August 16th 2013)
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Joy Whiteside
Aug 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This was an extremely well written book that I enjoyed from beginning to end and could not put down.

It moved along at a very good pace, had interesting characters and a storyline that kept you entertained.

Alyssa Rose Ivy is a very talented author, whose work transports you away from your everyday life. I look forward to reading a lot more from this talented author in the future.

An enjoyable read.
Jessica (a GREAT read)
Jun 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
Now that was an ending! Alyssa Rose Ivy's Enduring Light begins with the end. Yeah, in a sense, that's true. We get a short prologue of a major event at the end and I immediately started brewing with ideas and speculations! And naturally, I went back and forth throughout reading this one, but I can say that I was right in the end, with my first initial guess! And it's a bittersweet feeling.

Enduring Light opens up a few weeks later after the events of Perilous Light. And a lot has changed. Charlo
Sofia Lazaridou
Aug 20, 2013 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars

I haven't read the previous two books even though this is not a stand alone. I didn't have any problem but I am sure I missed something about the world the book is set. Also I can't compare it to the other books. I was wrong when I thought I couldn't pick sides in the triangle. I liked Liam and I thought Calvin was cold and distant. As usual I did not liked the female character, Charlotte, but Samantha was good. What I liked was the way the triangle problem was solved. It was a little c
Feb 08, 2014 rated it it was ok
What kind of crap ending was THAT?!

I mean, okay. Here's what I think. Pardon the spoilers. So, if Calvin is going to sacrifice himself, I think it should have been played up a bit more. I mean, he just committed suicide so Charlotte wouldn't have to. Let's give the guy some credit, mmmk? Let's not just jump into Liam's arms all willy-nilly. Oh sure, you SAY that your love will always hold a place in your heart, but I'm not convinced. And I'm not convinced your relationship with Liam is all that
Alyssa Ivy
Aug 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Enduring Light is now available. :)
May 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I liked the trilogy from start to finish. The characters were believable. I liked how Charlotte’s character didn’t seem too silly, even though she was young, and she matured throughout the books. I appreciated this being a 3-book trilogy instead of adding more to turn it into 4 or 5 books, it was just right. There were editing mistakes, but not many, and they didn’t detract from the story. I was always engaged because there was a lot of action, and I could never guess what was going to happen ne ...more
Mar 22, 2021 rated it it was amazing
What an ending. I loved reading about Kevin and Samantha.
Charlotte and Calvins relationship is heartbreaking. I did love reading about how Liam was feeling.
I loved the ending and loved finding out how she ended up there.
Thank you for ending it so beautifully.
Samantha Silveira
Aug 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
It had been a long time, I did not read a book and lived his story in itself. It may sound crazy, but I actually went through all the emotions and the characters!

I had fun with taunts Kevin, James and Liam, I cried too at times most striking (so to speak .. lol), I felt mortal hatred and anger by Blake, distress in every round faced.

This story takes place in current times in our world and in Energo, which is in another dimension and habits medieval and magical as well.

Enough but the problems tha
Unabridged Bookshelf
Jul 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing
It is here, it is finally here! I have been waiting for Enduring Light since Perilous Light came out last March! The Afterglow trilogy holds a special place in my heart because this series is the one that introduced me to Alyssa Rose Ivy, and my minor ok maybe major obsession with everything she writes. Beckoning Light, the very first book in the Afterglow Trilogy, also was my second review request ever received shortly after I started Unabridged Bookshelf almost two years ago. I still cannot be ...more
Aug 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing
T & G Book Boutique Reviews:

"You can have all the time you want. I've been in love with you for longer than I can remember, and I'll be in love with you until the day we die. I can give you space, I can give you time, I can give you everything."

I went through many emotional stages while reading this book. I shall list them in no particular order: shock, fear, hate, denial, love, hurt, trauma, hysteria, and many, many tears. Yes tears, you know those wet droplet
Aug 03, 2012 rated it really liked it
I'll try to keep this as spoiler free for the series as possible. It has been over a year since I read the first two books so it was a little slow in the beginning for me until I fell in love with Energo and the characters all over again. Energo is another realm in which Charlotte, her brother Kevin, and their best friend Liam traveled into. In this world Charlotte has great power and is the essence. Liam and Kevin are on her guard and her Gerard is Calvin. Blake is the big bad. For a fantasy th ...more
Jun 09, 2014 rated it liked it
Enduring Light is the last installment for The Afterglow Trilogy featuring the end of the dark era, and the beginning of the main characters happily ever after. This book will follow the timeline from book 2, Perilous Light, and introduce a different concept, therefore a different type of ending.

For those who like double POV will be surprise with an addition to the storytelling. You can check it out through my snapshots. But either way, what may trouble you is the introduction of a new characte
{my thoughts} – This book is a wonderful conclusion to the Afterglow Trilogy. Charlotte and Kevin have come a long ways since they had accepted their roles as important individuals in Energo. Liam and Calvin are both having a hard time staying sane of mind when they are around Charlotte because they both love her an incredible amount, however only one can she truly be with.

In this book it is up to Charlotte and Kevin to save Energo from Blake, James father. Blake is a bad person who wants to do
Feb 04, 2013 rated it it was ok
Well, I've read worse. So the action seems were rushed and clumsy. And then, The love scenes- eeeww. So our girl is all I really don't like all this PDA and I might be in love with this other dude. So obviously the solution is to have sex with the guy that makes u uncomfortable. Um, ok? As a parent reading this book, I was all what? No! Are u serious!? Dude put u in a cell in last book. It's ok, all is forgiven. We are soul mates cause the "source" says so. aaaaaaaahhhhhh. grrrrr. my inner woman ...more
Jun 07, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: summer-read
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Sep 26, 2013 rated it did not like it
This is not a trilogy that gets better as it goes. Each book is worse than the one that comes before it. The pacing is off, there are huge holes in plot and character development, and the tone remains that of a very young writer. It wasn't worth buying.

This book focuses on defeating Blake once and for all, but requires a scavenger hunt for magical items before the showdown begins. There's a completely stupid section where Monty and Kevin's dad disappear and then just reappear with little explana
Mar 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
The third and final book everything comes to a conclusion. Charlotte and kevin realize that their dad has known about Enero all their live and that is what his research is in regards to. Liam decides that he can no longer keep his feelings to himself. Some sacrifices have to be made but they are made by someone other than who was supposed to make the sacrifice. Absolutely love these stories. Come take a look at the full video review on YouTube channel Adventures-IN-Print. ...more
Lora Nowak
Jun 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
An emotional journey

Enduring Light made me cry both happy and sad tears! Alyssa Rose Ivy captivated my mind throughout this series. I must admit this book is a thrilling, unbelievable, magical journey. I completely felt as if I was in Energo, the lost world and every place that Charlotte and Kevin had travelled. I highly recommend every fantasy, YA, paranormal, romantic book lovers to read this series as well as the authors other beautifully written series!! I'd give this entire series a much hi
Nov 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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Kathleen Lazaro
Apr 23, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: ebook
i've always liked liam better than calvin even if he's not charlotte's gerard.
the story ended on a good note, but i hoped for a longer and more elaborate discussion on the part where anyone would've yelled "plot twist." the ending was abrupt, there are loose ends, but having the book narrated in different characters POV is good :) readers will not feel short-changed in knowing the characters thoughts :)
Jenn Lambert
May 15, 2013 rated it liked it
So I liked it. Liked how it ended, & it didn't drag on, but it feels like there's something missing. Too many loose ends, lots of possibilities of spin off's...similar to the iron fey series, or the Eden trilogy. ...more
Feb 28, 2015 rated it really liked it
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Jennifer Beckman
Jun 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing
so...... as I previously stated in my reviews of books 1 & 2. it took me a bit to really get into them. well book three moves much smoother I think is the word I was looking for and I really enjoyed this series.
Jillian Ridall
Mar 22, 2013 rated it really liked it
I never liked Calvin. Liam always won my heart. I'm glad he won Charlotte 's. Overall I'm glad he won in the end. I'm glad Charlotte found her mother and now her world is truly set right. ...more
Apr 29, 2013 rated it liked it
Kinda glad this series is over. I enjoyed it, but it felt rushed here at the end. I am very glad the main character ended up with the character she did. I couldn't stand the other one. ...more
Stacy Hortaridis
Aug 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Loved the series. Not too happy with the end.
Sep 13, 2013 rated it liked it
not the ending I was expecting. .. everytHing was wrapped up quickly and messy with too many loose ends.
Samantha Bridges
Dec 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Wow what a ending! I loved this series! So sad it's over! I'm glad I took the time to read this. It has been come another favorite from Alyssa! ...more
Aug 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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Alyssa Rose Ivy is the bestselling author of more than forty novels with over one million books sold worldwide. She loves to weave stories with romance and humor, and she is best known for writing about college boys with wings. After surviving law school and earning her masters in library science, she turned back to her creative side and decided to write. Although raised in the New York area, she ...more

Other books in the series

The Afterglow Trilogy (3 books)
  • Beckoning Light (The Afterglow Trilogy, #1)
  • Perilous Light (The Afterglow Trilogy, #2)

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