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Winning the Legend

(Blue Eyes Trilogy #3)

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4.15  ·  Rating details ·  1,260 ratings  ·  68 reviews
Arianna has gathered the outside clans to decide her fate in marriage. A tournament will be held, and she is the prize, whether she wants to be or not. The only thing for her to do is watch the clan leaders fight over her, or is it? Thanks to her team's well-made plans, Arianna has other strategies in place. Hopefully one of those plans will earn her freedom. As the contes ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 3rd 2013 by Lexia Press (first published August 30th 2013)
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AK Mama Reads
Jan 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: paralove
There is always the nagging worry that the end of a trilogy will leave you wildly disappointed. Thankfully, this was not the case with Blue Eyes! Winning the Legend was everything you could want in a trilogy closing book- all the action, the romantic tension and turmoil, the suspense, and the feeling of being overwhelmed at her new life remains strong in this installment. Although I had my own idea about who Ari should be with, I was pleased with the outcome, and rather enjoyed how many differen ...more
Bethany
Sep 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
5

Entire Series Rating: 5+

You know when you have that author you can’t stop gushing about? B. Kristin is one of those authors for me. I absolutely adore her and her words. She had originally won me over with her standalone debut novel To Stand Beside Her. For a while, I gave up on Vampires, Werewolves and the whole lot. Until B. Kristin told me she was coming out with Legend of The Blue Eyes. I’ll admit, I was a little shy, but I had complete faith in B. Kristin, and her writing. I absolutely DEV
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Cassandra
My Thoughts - 5 out of 5 unicorns - I loved it!
**Originally gifted a copy, but I have bought the whole series :)

The cover is just beautiful and I really love all the covers for this series :) I really want to add these to my classroom library to share with my students….someday when I’m independently wealthy and can afford to do it with all the book I’d love to share with them.

This is the third book in the YA trilogy The Blue Eyes. I read the first two books back in 2013. While you probably do no
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Adriana
Mar 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: faves
I want to cry, I really didn't want this book to end, ever. There is something about the way the author writes and describe things that pulls me into her wonderful world that I don't want to let go and I just want to keep reading and reading her words until the end of time.

Winning the Legend was the perfect third book and final installment of this incredible trilogy. I loved that Arianna (view spoiler). And may I just say that the rela
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Lanie (Lanies Book Thoughts)
Oct 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: r2r, 6monthch-aloeh
Winning the Legend was a spectacular ending to this trilogy! I absolutely loved the interactions between Ari and Andrew, they're just the sweetest couple. Turner, Devin, Molina and Thomas definitely brought their A-game for this ending.

We finally meet the other clan leaders when they issue a challenge for Ari's hand in marriage. These men might not want from Ari, what she thinks they have in mind though. All of the facts about the legend are finally uncovered and Ari has the option to either ac
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Cheryl Duval
Feb 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-for-review
I received this book in exchange for an honest review from the “Lovers of Paranormal” Group on Goodreads.com and the Author.

Exceptional!! Arianna has finally come into her own and she is making the rules. She must follow old traditions but that doesn't mean she can't change some rules along the way. She has to fight for her freedom and the freedom of all night walkers. She is in constant jeopardy and her keepers have to work very hard to try to protect her. This book was awesome!! The series is
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Beverly
Jul 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is the last book in the trilogy. Arianna now having more knowledge and the incident of the poisoning has left her exhausted . So many duties to take care of , wishing her grandfather was still alive .Takng many precautions for the future. Arianna wanted to punish all those involved in the poisonings. Now Arianna is faced with an ancient tradition for all the clans to send a worthy mate for marriage. Unhappy in her current situation,even her team is distraught. She will be setting new rules ...more
Shalheira
Nov 30, 2013 rated it it was ok
Shelves: disappointment
Overall, I was rather disappointed in this series. The main character, Arianna, just seems like the cliché heroine that needs a man to save her from everything. This series consistently talks about Arianna being the "most powerful night human ever" but she rarely uses this power unless she's showing off.

She, thankfully, spends less time sleeping in this book than the other two. Also, she finally gets to learn how to fight, but even with her months of training—which is glossed over so much and th
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Rasa Ievkalne
Feb 15, 2018 rated it liked it
3 stars purely for the ease of reading and the idea behind the book.I really, really hoped that 2 first books were so action free just to build up a great place for the final book.I just had these hopes crushed.How can you write a trilogy about the fight for freedom without any fight in it.Like none,zero,null... I so wanted this book be the peak,to give us some emotions,show us some fine action,at least a grand final scene... I understand that Arianna and Rhys final standoff is intended as a cul ...more
Satarupa
Dec 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I got this book from the author, free of cost, in exchange of an honest review from my side.
Firstly I would like to thank the author for giving me this opportunity of reading and reviewing this book.
How would you feel when some strangers will fight a tournament for one prize and the prize will be you? Will you accept such a fate? Won’t you want your freedom back?
Well the same thing happens to Ari and to win the hearts and trust of the Night world she has to participate in this and become the pri
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Casia Courtier
Jul 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
I will have to say that this was far better than the first two books in the Blue Eyes Trilogy. I am happy I decided to finish it after I read the first two.

First, Arianna not only is starting to have a backbone and make her own decisions, she is also becoming three dimensional. I actually wanted to see her win and have that ending she desperately wanted.

The problems of the second book, the falling plot points and the not so twisty twists, are almost nonexistent in this one. I actually didn't se
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Anna
**I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.**

*sigh* That was great.

It's funny. The entire series I was a super huge fan of Devin and REALLY REALLY wanted him to be with Arianna in the end and I really thought I would hate if she chose Andrew instead, but honestly I'm not even mad.

Kristin McMichael played it just right. After Devin reaction to having Arianna save him, I knew that McMichael was right, and they were not meant to be. It also only made me love Andrew even
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Devon
Sep 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Sarez Tomoan
Aug 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Well bk has done it again! Once again she has delivered another compelling novel about her night humans! I have loved this trilogy and this author has fast become one of my very favorites! I knew I was going to be sad to see this trilogy end and I was but at the same time I wasn't! The story was wrapped up so beautifully. I have loved meeting all bk's characters and this book didn't fail with the introduction of new ones! I am in awe of the imagination that this author has and I look forward to ...more
Linda
Sep 02, 2014 rated it it was ok
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Kayla Edwards
Jun 25, 2014 rated it really liked it
This is it. Arianna's fate and that of the entire night human world has come down to this competition between the thirteen clans. Everyone is fighting over her hand and the power that comes along with it. Can Arianna find a way to decide her own fate? Or will she be forced to marry someone she doesn't love to save her people?

A wonderful conclusion to an excitingly original trilogy. I have really enjoyed sharing in Arianna's trials and triumphs as she grows into her new powers and roles in the ni
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Sherry
3.5 Stars

Overall, I liked the conclusion to this trilogy, but wasn't blown away. It picks up pretty close to where the second book left off with the competition looming. It's not long before all of the competitors vying to Arianna for themselves and their clan. There is lots of plotting, prepping, and contests.

The POV in this book took a little getting use to. You sometimes get to see inside different characters heads all within the same paragraph.

If you read the other books, you might like th
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Amber
Wow! I loved this book 100% all the way thru! This book has a variety of paranormals in it, add in some magic,and romance, and you got yourself on perfect book. The ending was a perfect one for Arianna's story. I am really looking forward to her next instalment. The Spin-off to The Legend of the Blue eyes trilogy, basing on Devin's story. I would recomend this book to just about anyone. This book is fresh, exciting, and unique.

Great Job, and well done! B.Kristen Mcmichael......

I have also revi
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Rachel
Nov 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I am so sad that this is the end to The Blue Eyes Trilogy. I have loved this series since book one. Each book got more intense and brought you more into Arianna's world. The new characters were just as loveable as the ones that had been with Arianna since book one. This was a perfect ending to a perfect series!
Heather
Feb 16, 2014 rated it really liked it
I received this book in exchange for an honest review from goodreads.
I enjoyed the trilogy greatly. I liked the hints of political maneuvering and how the heroine refused to have her choices taken away. The romance stayed pg 13 with sweet undertones. I'm looking forward to the spin off series.
Susie Johnson
Sep 07, 2014 rated it really liked it
ughh OK so I seriously hate love triangle crap. But then twelve men after one girl, really? Besides that, I found this Trilogy captivating. It is unique and I love it. I found it seriously addicting. My heart aches for Devin but I prefer Andrew 100%. I wanted to hit and kiss this book at the same time.
Crystal Simpson
Dec 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
At first I was unsure of this series, but the moment Andrew entered I was hooked. He was it for me and reading the series was amazing. I enjoyed seeing how Arianna came into herself and how the world changed around her.
Annemarien Faraminan
I have waited for this book so much... It was a great ending. It kept me in suspense up to the last pages. Great Job....Please keep on writing
Sheree Gregory
Oct 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I loved all three of the blue eyes books way to go kristin mcmichaeal you did a amazing job on all three
Kimchi
Mar 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
words to describe this book. Awesome , Adventurous, amazingly done. And it's not over yet. Love this series and cant wait to read the next.
Nickole
Sep 21, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Winning the Legend

First I want to thank for making this a trilogy because i defiantly could not afford more with all the other books i bought. Second, while it was dad to see Devon and Arianna move on but in glad a decision was made. I had hoped they would end up together but after her forming such a close bond with Andrew I am kinda glad she didn't. Anyways this was a great trilogy and I am glad I got to read it. Thank you.❤
Nicole
Nov 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great conclusion

I loved this series , read them all in 4 days . This was a perfect conclusion to the trilogy. I can’t wait to read the series about Devin .
Takiyah Dudley
Apr 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: audible
Worth the read. I decided to give this series a try when i finally started usung my audible subscription. So glad i did great story, characters, & satisfying ending to main story. ...more
Charlotte Parker
Jul 10, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Awww

Well I loved the story but I still wish she ended up with Devin. But Alexander is good to her. Now she might get a normal life. Can't wait to start Devin series.
Larissa
Catch it in full at ♀ Bookworm

In the last volume, Arianna found new abilities, and this time around, let’s double it. New things are coming, new paths too. But before that happens, some new allies and non-allies will come to light. And some eye-rolling events as well. Even though the tournament was a dreading moment, I couldn’t wait to read about it. But don’t go betting all your chips into being entertained by it, it will not be at Gladiator level. But it will be awesome nonetheless.

Arianna is
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Originally from Wisconsin, B. Kristin currently resides in Ohio with her husband, three small children, and three cats. When not doing the mom thing of chasing kids, baking cookies, and playing outside, she is using her PhD in biology as a scientist. In her free time she is currently hard at work on multiple novels. Every day is a new writing adventure. She is a fan of all YA/NA fantasy and scienc ...more

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