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A Matter of Truth

(Fate #3)

4.28  ·  Rating details ·  864 ratings  ·  81 reviews
Not long ago, Chloe Lilywhite seemingly had it all: a prized spot on the Magicals’ Council as lead Creator, a loving fiancé and Connection, and a wealth of good friends. But the poised young woman she projected was nothing more than a façade. Her parents all but disowned her. Power plays and accusations of murder within the Council rocked her confidence. And most difficult ...more
Published November 5th 2013 by Cerulean Books (first published November 3rd 2013)
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This book is just as incredible as the first two in the series. Heather Lyons knocks my reading socks right off!
Tricia  Santos
**ARC provided for honest review and blog tour**

**WARNING: Contains spoilers for the first two books in the series. Do NOT read if you haven’t read A Matter of Fate and A Matter of Heart. However, there are no spoilers for A Matter of Truth**

I have never, ever read a more intense love triangle than the one in this amazing series. I love love triangles. I read them all the time. I love the angst of them. Yet, I almost couldn’t handle this one! Chloe is madly in love and also soul mates with not
Vilma Iris
Oct 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Another heartbreaking, heartwrenching,heartfelt installment of the Fate series.A decision is made, the truth is revealed and the fallout is dealt with. I loved every emotionally charged moment of this book and I’m desperate to see the final twists and turns of the story as it nears its conclusion.


“It’s out there now. I’ve flat out said it. I want him. I’ve chosen him. There will be no more indecision.”

The moment we’ve all been dreading is here. Chloe picks the boy. This l
Oct 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
It is VERY rare for me to rate an entire series 5 stars across the board. Heather Lyons has written a series so incredibly fabulous that I’m unable to give it anything less than 5 stars. Frankly I’m stingy when it comes to giving a book a high rating because my standards are extremely high but she exceeds my expectations every time without fail. The Fate Series gets better with each book, as if that’s even possible, right? She continually outdoes herself, A Matter of Truth blew me away; it was a ...more
The Book Trollop
Oct 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I LOVE this series and I think A Matter of Truth is my favorite out of all the books I have read so far...

When A Matter of Heart left off, Chloe left Annar and her identity behind, along with everything else she loved. She couldn't handle the stress and it was literally making her sick. The only way she saw out of the mess was to leave it all behind and give herself some time away to figure things out and let the two boys she loves the most heal their relationship with one another.

This whole bo
Christie Palmer
My Take on the Book

Chloe is finally ready to live her life. Take responsibility for who and what she is, she is no longer along for the ride but holding onto the reigns. She knows what she wants and is prepared to go make a difference in her life.

This is the book #3, Chloe is no longer the teenager we meet in book 1. Nor is she willing to be a pawn in Fates game. Learning to live on her own, making friends and earning a living outside of the magical world teaches Chloe more about the world in
Andrea Heltsley
Oct 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I LOVED this book! This month has been full of great books for me and this was definitely one of them. I was heartbroken with the way the last book ended. (No spoilers, I promise!)

Chloe is such an interesting character, you can't help but fall in love with her. She has to make grown up choices that no new adult should have to make. I admire her compassion in these books.

There were old characters as well as some awesome new additions in this installment. I actually think this one might be my favo
Julie Johnson
Nov 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
5 stars! I'd give more if I had the option. I can't even express how much I love the Fate series. AMOT was exceptional.
Daniela Pozzi
Nov 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
OMG!!!!Can't wait for the next one!!!!!Going crazy, dying here not knowing what will happen!?!?!?Amazing!!!
Nov 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing
"I know my truth. And I've learned the hard way that a person has to be true to themselves if they want a chance at happiness in life."

I don't even know how to start this review. I am still overcome by all the emotions that Heather has once again managed to evoke in me. I got this one for review quite awhile ago and to be quite honest- I was terrified to read it. The first two books in this series opened the floodgates to my emotions and my heart wasn't ready to FEEL so much yet. I have never i
My Thoughts:

Every single book in the fate series has been phenomonal, and A Matter of Truth was no different! The title of this book was so fitting, because this story is all about the truths that the main character, Chloe Lilywhite, discovers for herself. The character growth that she goes through from the beginning to the end of this story is extraordinary.

A Matter of Truth begins where A Matter of Heart left off. Chloe is under a tremendous amount of stress from her job, as a "creator." She
Chelsea (Starbucks & Books Obsession)
Sometimes you read a book or series that you become so wrapped up in, you forget what reality is when you're finished. This is what the Fate Series does to me. It is such a progressive story and A Matter of Truth is all about the journey. More specifically, Chloe's journey as she finally comes into her own and says "F U" to fate. This book was an incredible third installment to the series and it spent the first half ripping me to pieces and the second half piecing them back together. My emotions ...more
Caitlin Kerry
Jul 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love these books something fierce. A Matter of Truth is no exception in another heart wrenching, emotional filled story of love, family and finding your truth. In this book, Chloe has ran off to Alaska to figure out things, figure out how to live her life how she wants but still be able to handle the responsibilities that are required of her. It is no small matter, the weight of the world Chloe deals with and while in most cases, I really hate when characters run away, but in this- I got it. I ...more
Nov 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-stars, 2013
*****Contains Some Spoilers*******

A Matter of Truth picks up right where A Matter of Heart ended. Chloe is trying to make a new life from herself in Alaska. While she is still struggling with with her decision to flee her old life, she slowly finds herself and discovers what she truly wants and who she wants to be. Upon making this discovery, the elders have made their return...........

There are so many things I loved about this book. I loved how Chloe finally owned up to her mistakes and took t
Oct 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, pnr, fantasy
Oh wow!!! This book is beyond phenomenal... WHOA!!!!
5 stars doesn't even begin to rate how fabulous this book is!!!!!

Full review:
Ok...So, I laugh now because when I read book one of this series I almost didn't think I could get through it. Not because it wasn't well written or contained a great story line. No, it was because it centered around a love trianlge. AND UGH!!! I just don't like them...
Getting caught up in the angst and getting angry at the decisions is just not
Oct 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
If you’ve read my reviews for A Matter of Fate, A Matter of Heart and Beyond Fate, it’s no secret that this series and these characters have gotten under my skin and, in some cases, made themselves at home in my heart. So, it shouldn’t surprise you that this story continued the trend…capturing me once again.

The title of this book is particularly fitting as, in reality, it’s all about truth…the truth of accepting one’s feelings, the truth of breaking someone’s heart, the truth of deciding to move
Nov 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing
If you’ve read my reviews for A Matter of Fate, A Matter of Heart and Beyond Fate, it’s no secret that this series and these characters have gotten under my skin and, in some cases, made themselves at home in my heart. So, it shouldn’t surprise you that this story continued the trend…capturing me once again.

The title of this book is particularly fitting as, in reality, it’s all about truth…the truth of accepting one’s feelings, the truth of breaking someone’s heart, the truth of deciding to move
Oct 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I LOVE this series, I honestly recommend it to EVERYONE! It doesnt matter if you are looking for a contemporary, fantasy, paranormal, everything... go read this series now!
The best part about this series (other then Kellan of course) is the fact that is honestly incorperates a little bit of everything so that it can be read and enjoyed by everyone. However, with each book it moves a littler further away from the YA to NA simply because they are getting holder.
This book started a little slow. I
Tee loves Kyle Jacobson
First off I have to say that Heather Lyons has created a series that totally blew my mind away. Every time I read one of the books in the series whether it was the novella's or the books itself I get carried away to another world where I just don't want to leave. Lord the ups and downs in this book took me by storm but what I loved the most was that through all the crap Chloe had to endure she never gave up. In AMOT Chloe grew up and she did what she had to do. She made decisions that were hard ...more
Leigha Perlewitz
Nov 19, 2013 rated it really liked it
I want to start out by saying that I did enjoy this book and Heather Lyons is still one of my favorite authors and I will always read anything that she writes. But, this book made me feel incredibly conflicted. Actually, I think I have felt conflicted throughout this entire series thus far. I hate love triangles in most books, but in this series I found this particular love triangle riveting. In A Matter of Fate, I was rooting for Jonah. In A Matter of Heart, I was inexplicably drawn to Kellan. ...more
Nov 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing
It is obvious to see how obsessed with this series I have become (look at my gif's). Heather has created a univerise that you just don't read about, you live it! I feel these characters should be on my contacts list. This is the book where Chloe finally takes control of her own fate. She emerges from a somewhat immature "girl" to a determine and self assured woman. We are introduced to the amazing Will as he bonds with Chloe on her quest to find her true self. Of course, the story wouldn't be co ...more
Sarah Driggars
Oct 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
First I received an ARC and my review will go up closer to the release date.
Second, I don't think I have been this obsessed about something in a long time. Heather is amazing! This series is sooo good! I read A Matter of Truth in less than 24 hours- and it is a long book. I've become addicted to this Magical world. Just absolutely amazing another book from Heather that "wows" me.

In A Matter of Truth we are taken through the many emotions that Chloe experiences in order to find herself and the t
Nicole Friedrich
Sep 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Fans of Twilight, Hunger Games, Harry Potter
This book finished with a bang and I. Was. Pissed. I wanted MORE!!!!!!

I will confess that A Matter of Heart, the second book in the series, had me pretty frustrated. Not to go into too much spoiler detail, but I really wanted to shake Chloe by the shoulders and scream, "What are you doing??"

Well this book just blew me away, and truly progressed the story in a very satisfying way. Chloe grows up. People communicate with each other. There's some pretty hot hanky-panky. The Elders are back and sc
Nov 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: series
I can sum up my feelings on A Matter of Truth .... LOVE. AMOT is my favorite book in the series. Full of everything I need from Chloe AMOT picks up where AMOH left off and gives us all an opportunity to gain respect for someone we may not have loved in the first two books. I know,Chloe is our heroine but she's really needed to grow up and in AMOT she does that. Her truth comes out and she becomes the young woman we all knew and hoped she would become.

Heather has picked beautiful Alaska as our ba
Elizabeth Brooks
Jul 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is probably my favourite of the four books in the Fate series. It has love and loss and forgiveness and truth.It has the closure I needed from the first two in the series. Chloe, Jonah, and Kellan finally get what they need. My heart practically exploded by the end.
Nov 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Another great one! I couldn't put it down. My only complaint is that it ended! The writing is flawless, the story is unique, and the characters are amazing.
Tyra Gladem
Nov 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I so love this series....Jonah, Kellan and now Will (oh my)
Nov 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing
LOVED LOVED LOVED this one!!!! Even more than the last two. I loved where Heather took this book. It was perfect! I love all the new characters too. Cannot wait until the next book comes out!!!
Andra Colman
Mar 06, 2014 rated it really liked it
Great read. Gobbled this one up. I loved everything but the cliffhanger at the end! This book moved much quicker than the last one.
Obsessive Book Nerd Lauren
A Matter of Truth was so much better than book two. Chloe really grew up and found who she was. I wanted to cry with her because she was such a wreck but I was also so proud of her. She knew she needed to be brave and deal with the fallout of all her bad decisions. I loved her again and that makes me really happy. While the love triangle still remains to be an issue, it is not as strong and all three involved are open and ready battle the problems that lie ahead. To note, this triangle isn't one ...more
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Heather Lyons is known for writing epic, heartfelt love stories often with a fantastical twist. From Young Adult to New Adult to Adult novels—one commonality in all her books is the touching, and sometimes heart-wrenching, romance. In addition to writing, she's also been an archaeologist and a teacher. She and her husband and children live in sunny Southern California and are currently working the ...more

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“Sometimes a girl just needs a partner who will help her grow rather than explode.” 1 likes
“Can I borrow your phone?”
There’s no hesitation.
“No.” I sigh through my nose.
“Look. I totally butchered the last call. I don’t want Jonah not knowing how much I love him if I go and die tonight or something.”
Karl leans back against the wood paneled wall.
“Then don’t die.”

Lyons, Heather (2013-11-03). A Matter of Truth (Fate Series Book 3) (p. 144). Cerulean Books. Kindle Edition.”
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