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The Fury / Dark Reunion (The Vampire Diaries #3-4)

3.74  ·  Rating details ·  55,349 Ratings  ·  1,808 Reviews

Elena: transformed, the golden girl has become what she once feared and desired.

Stefan: tormented by losing Elena, he's determined to end his feud with Damon once and for all - whatever the cost. But slowly he begins to realize that his brother is not his only enemy.

Damon: at last, he possesses Elena. But will his thirst for revenge against Stefan poison his t
Paperback, First Edition, 520 pages
Published December 26th 2007 by HarperTeen
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Jul 15, 2008 rated it really liked it
Don't let the 4 out of 5 stars fool you into thinking this is good, inventive writing. I picked these books up for nostalgic purposes. Back in the early '90s, when I was an adolescent (oh how I date myself), I read and reread these books. They were so romantic and exciting. I remember even then being annoyed by the hack writing, but overlooking it because of the fantastic nature of the stories. I mean come on, who wouldn't fall for a tall, dark handsome vampire with an Italian accent. I'm only h ...more
Nov 23, 2010 rated it did not like it
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May 29, 2009 rated it liked it
There is no denying that the Vampire Diaries novels get even sillier as the series progresses. I'm talking about things on the order of the spirit of a nineteenth-century town founder rising from the beyond to warn the main characters of their impending doom. They also suffer a bit from the "I've killed my leading lady repeatedly, now what do I do" syndrome typically only faced by soap opera writers, as well as from the problem of having to rehash old news for readers who have potentially jumped ...more
Feb 03, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I started reading the second bind-up of Vampire Diaries as soon as I finished the first one. I couldn't stop reading. Especially when The Struggle ends with Elena's death - theoretically. Because she actually transforms into a vampire. She was almost drown, and she kinda died, but she had enough of Stefan's blood in her veins to help her stay... un-dead. And.. whoa! She thinks Damon is her boyfriend. I still dunno why. Well, yeah, she finally remembered after about 4 chapters, but still... Anywa ...more
Rebecca ♥ Warner, Kishan, Magnus ♥
I think this is my favourite one so far. Both of them together, but more specifically, Dark Reunion. Its just a coincidence Elena isnt in that one. Its not because she is gone that I like it. I like Elena, but Dark Reunion is the most intense so far. It has the most going on and it is very exciting. Meeting the original Klaus. I tried to picture Joseph Morgan, but it was difficult. This Klaus is very different from the Klaus I am used to. But both are crazy and evil, and that is essential. :P

Jenna Santero
Apr 07, 2013 rated it it was ok
I've been whatching the vampire diaries on tv and I thought it was great. It had action and romance in all the right places. So I was super excited to read the books. I usually read the book first before I whatch anything based off of it to see the differences. Im glad I didnt this time or I would have never EVER have seen the tv show. I dont even know why i gave this book 2 stars. It doesnt deserve it. AT ALL. Where do I begin? Alright the characters.

Elena- She is a selfish BITCH! all I hear fr
Feb 16, 2015 rated it really liked it
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Sarah Marie
The Fury and Dark Reunion by L.J. Smith

Third and fourth in The Vampire Diaries series

4.25 stars

Elena has changed and she’s no longer human. Stefan is tormented after losing Elena and determined to end the feud with Damon that’s been going on for centuries. Damon finally has claim over Elena. But enemies are popping up and will they be able to overcome their differences to defeat their enemy? The Fury and Dark Reunion are what I consider to be the strongest books in The Vampire Diaries series. Th

Jan 07, 2010 rated it it was amazing
So Elena died and became a vampire and she eats some of matt and it makes him go crazy. But she becomes herself and realizes that she loves stefan and always wants to be with him. But things so crazy when they realize that damon wasnt the one that did all the awful things to her and stefan. It was someone else. then dogs start attacking people and things start going really crazy.But in the end elena finds out that damon could be good and they find out the Other power is Katherine! She decides to ...more
Apr 24, 2009 rated it liked it
Shelves: romancelandia
I am a big LJS fan, love her other series "Dark Visions" and "The Forbidden Game," and hate giving "Vampire Diaries" such a low rating, but I have to be honest with myself - this series just wasn't good. It obviously lacked planning, it was not very well structured and at some point got just plain bizarre. In fact, I am not quite sure why LJS decided to continue on with this rather weak series 15 years later.

While I enjoyed "The Struggle" and "The Fury," the series went downhill in "Dark Reunion
Jul 30, 2009 rated it liked it
Recommended to Nicole by: Jamina Fritts
Volumes 3 and 4 definitely improve upon the previous volumes. The plot really got crackling, and I liked how the characters worked together to try to deal with their problems. Elena went in a direction I didn't expect. I liked the way her changes and problems were handled. Bonnie and Meredith really rose to the challenge. Bonnie remains my favourite character in the series, with her sense of humour and determination. I also liked the addition of Alaric. This series has much of what the Twilight ...more
Jun 12, 2009 rated it it was ok
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Makenzie Nichols
May 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
Paranormal creatures could be presumed as real or fake.Nobody knows if they are actual living creatures or not. In the book The Vampire Diaries: The Fury and Dark Reunion by L.J. Smith has mythical creatures. This is the third and fourth book of the series. The genre is paranormal fiction which means that that they use creatures like ghosts, vampires, werewolves and other creatures. Also that the book did not really happen. The characters are still very realistic and they go on many new adventu ...more
Maine Caulfield
The Series: Vampire Diaries
Book: "The Fury"
# In Series: 3

Continuing directly from "The Struggle" Elena finds herself being drawn to the brothers during their fight. She starts to notice changes in her bodies perceptions such as not feeling the cold from the storm, and a nocturnal sense of vision being able to focus in the dark. She could sense their anger and hostility. She felt drawn in, drawn by him to help and protect him.

The first chapter is intense. You feel the pull from the story and
I'm going to divide this review into two parts, since it's actually two books in one :)

I think I liked the Fury more than I liked Dark Reunion, because Elena was such a Mary Sue in the forth book I almost wanted to cry. (view spoiler).

In the Fury, Elena changes after some sort of dark force kills her.
Jul 14, 2010 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ya, series, review-copy
This is the second bind-up for THE VAMPIRE DIARIES. The Fury and The Reunion were originally published as two separate books; in fact, The Reunion was published some time after The Fury, which effectively closes the trilogy begun with The Awakening and The Struggle). In The Fury Elena, alongside her friends Bonnie and Meredith, struggles to control her nature and discover the source of the evil Power that is haunting Fell’s Church. She knows that the only way it can be defeated is if the two vam ...more
Sep 01, 2012 rated it liked it
I’ve finally finished the original series of The Vampire Diaries and I can’t help but think why do most of the characters here in this series seem to be so judgemental towards Damon? They always blame him for everything, I know that he’s cold and everything but I think that he’s the kind of person who actually cares but he doesn’t let anyone see it. I really liked the part in the Dark Reunion where he helped Stefan when Stefan was about to be killed by Klaus.

“Stay away from my little brother.”

Dec 28, 2009 rated it it was ok
Shelves: young-adult
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Yasser Maniram
Mar 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I came into this series have first watched the television series. While the storyline and character descriptions vary slightly, I am finding it thoroughly entertaining.

With that said The Fury and Dark Reunion are no exception. Fans of the television series should look at this origin material (and that in The Awakening and The Struggle) as another adventure or a parallel universe. The plot is meticulously unveiled for the reader and the writing style is so contemporary and refreshing that I find
Oct 11, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I’m sure that like a few people I picked this up after starting to watch the series. I know what you’re thinking (I think it myself) the whole ‘do not expect them to be the same’. But can I just say, wow. The differences were larger than I expected. I was shocked with the differences between the first two books and the show but even more so with these.

As with the first two what I loved about the books is that there are things which are hinted at in the show but never really crop up. Getting to r
Rachel (The Rest Is Still Unwritten)
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Jan 21, 2012 rated it liked it
The only reason I chose to read this series was because the TV show was on hiatus.

In the 3rd book "The Fury", Elena died, came back as a vampire, and had all the narcissistic plots evolved around her... In the end, she died again. In the 4th book “The Dark Reunion”, the gang, sans Elena, battled the evil force. This time, the focus was on Stefan. The similar villainous plots ensued and the gang was losing to Klaus (the Original). Then, lo and behold, Elena the spirit materialized with the unqui
Nov 29, 2009 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2009, horror, ya
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Rabbit {Paint me like one of your 19th century gothic heroines!}
This book was far from perfect, and it was bad, but it was also amusing? I don't know. I've read so many bad books, that this one seems kind of harmless. I don't know.

More articulate review to come?
Jan 15, 2012 added it
Shelves: can-t-finish
I have too many other books lying around waiting to be read for me to waste anymore time right now on this one, seeing how it's not holding my interest at all.

I love,love,LOVE the show... so maybe that's why I'm having a bit of a hard time really feeling this one.

As always, TEAM DAMON!!!!
Mina Skugge
Aug 12, 2017 rated it really liked it
I feel obligated to start by saying that The Fury and The Reunion are way better books than the first two novels in the series. More even, I actually enjoyed reading this novel, and could do so without wanting to kill everyone who came in the distance of a mile every time Elena spoke a sentence or thought something that enraged me. A great part of this has to do with the fact that the most annoying character of the series – who, unfortunately, appears to be the main character as well – is either ...more
May 02, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
i have read some other books of this series and i kind of liked the first two books and hated a later one, so this here is kind of in the middle. there is tension, there is good suspense and there are some characters i actually like and felt compelled to read on to see what is happening. but i must say that some things got majorly on my nerves. one is how centered this is on elena. alright, she is the main character, but all we hear is how beautiful she is, what a pure soul and what not and i ju ...more
Aug 16, 2017 rated it liked it
Frivolous read, jaunt into silly 'happily ever after' land ending. Yet engaging.
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“Katherine," he said. He was still smiling.
"Yes." She leaned closer.
"Yes, Damon?"
"Go to hell.”
“Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn about anyone else” 347 likes
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