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The Immortal Circus: Final Act

(Cirque des Immortels #3)

3.77  ·  Rating details ·  2,687 ratings  ·  189 reviews
Despite Vivienne’s broken heart and deadly truths, the show must go on at the Cirque des Immortels. But it takes more than glamour and sex appeal to keep the Big Top running; without the magic and support Viv came to rely on, the circus is in danger. Now the troupe verges on rebellion, the war between Mab and Oberon rages on, and a horrifying menace looms—with Vivienne stu ...more
Kindle Edition, 252 pages
Published January 14th 2014 by 47North
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Montzalee Wittmann
Feb 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
The Immortal Circus: Final Act
Cirque des Immortels, Book 3
By: A. R. Kahler
Narrated by: Amy McFadden
This has been a wonderful series and great but unexpected ending. Lots of supernatural beings, great fighting, touch of romance, and suspense.
The narrator stayed consistent throughout the series and was marvelous! Wonderful series!
Alaina
I am livid. Fucking livid.

Okay before I go into this review - where I will most likely rant the shit out of this book - I feel like I should probably explain why I'm so fucking livid. I hated this ending. I hated it so much. With the passion of the god damn Christ. I absolutely hated this ending.

For this being the last book in this series.. I'm still pissed and salty as fuck after finishing this book like 2.3 seconds ago. I didn't want to write my last buddy read comment and I didn't want to wri
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Mella
Aug 17, 2014 rated it did not like it
I really hate it when the ending of a series is so unsatisfying that it spoils the whole thing for you. The epilogue doesn't make it better.
Felicia
May 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
Fuck. Fuck. Fuckity fuck fuck. FUCK!

I am REELING! I can’t comprehend this ending. I DO NOT ACCEPT IT! I am BEYOND pissed. Like seriously. I become so completely engrossed with this characters and THAT’S the ending I get! Are you fucking kidding.

I seriously don’t even know what to say.

I loved everything about this series. Besides the ending. Because fuck that ending. Everything about this series was amazing! It totally pulls you in right from the get go! There is so much development throughout th
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Lisa
Jun 23, 2015 rated it liked it
I have really liked this series; circus, fab outfits, magic, fairies, black humour etc. what's not to love??!!
Wellllllll, it's not perfect and there are some things that really bugged me (I'll expand below but it's v spoilery).
Overall, this is an enjoyable trilogy that is creative and fun and I would recommend it if you are a fan of fantasy / magic / fairies.
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Olivia
Jan 10, 2014 rated it did not like it
Well, it definitely didn't get better as I was hoping it would. I think the titles of these books are deceiving. I've said it in my other reviews & I'll say it again...These books are more about a fantasy realm than a circus. (no matter that the title of the circus has the word "immortal" in it)

I know that fantasy books are supposed to be far-fetched, but these took the cake. Fey, demons, shape shifters, etc... I certainly didn't sign up for a demented version of Pixie Hollow, but that's de
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Michelle Rhodes
Oct 18, 2014 rated it it was ok
These books are almost good. They are just lacking in a lot of ways. There is a lot of discussion of battles, wars, magic, and powers and yet very little of this is actually described. The romance in the books is also lacking in depth. I just think there was so much more potential in this series than there actually was delivered.
Steph's Romance Book Talk
To prevent spoilers all I will say is that this is the conclusion of Vivian, Mab, Kingston, and Mel's journey that started in Act One. There were sooooo many new twists and turns. I did feel like it was drawn out a bit longer than it should have been and that the ending was somewhat anti-climactic but over all this story really throws you into the fantasy world.

This specific video review will be included in the August 2018 wrap-up.

For other video book reviews check out my YouTube Channel: Step
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Jennifer
May 16, 2018 rated it really liked it
Viv is still in deep trouble with the Faeries. Mab has made her ringmaster and in charge of a circus full of disgruntled workers, and Oberon still wants her dead or alive under his thumb. She also has to deal with the stress of Cassia slowly breaking free of her magical restraints. Good times! (view spoiler) ...more
Danielle (is trying to escape reality)
A decent end to the trilogy. Fans of fey, magic, and a good love pairing should take a peek at this series. The first one is the best, the second one is good, and the third is adequate.

The last 1/3 of the book kind of just didn't do it for me though, and the ending... (view spoiler)

Ultimately, the
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Tara Davis
Jan 14, 2014 rated it really liked it
First three chapters!!

Not too much has happened yet, but I can tell it's about to get crazy again!! I think this ringleader position will start to grow on Vivienne.. and she's going to love it! I'm excited to see what happens next!! But a week is so much time to wait for only the next 3 chapters! I read the other two books in two days :) I guess patience make the heart grow fonder :)
Tabitha Haswell
May 10, 2017 rated it did not like it
I HATED the ending of this book. I mean, I really, really hated it. There was no satisfaction whatsoever. No vindication of any kind. The author completely took away the climax. The whole trilogy was a build up to a climax that literally Did. Not. Happen. Or maybe it did, but it was completely skipped over in a time jump from the last chapter to the epilogue. We didn't get to read it, so what was the point? I'm so angry that I read this trilogy only to get to the end and not even get to READ the ...more
Kyra
Sep 16, 2014 rated it really liked it
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The final book in the Immortal Circus trilogy sees Vivienne betrayed by those she cares about and cheated by Mab, the faerie queen of the winter court, into becoming the ringmaster of the circus. She is trapped, powerless despite the fact that she can destroy demons and is unable to calm the angry troupe. She still sees horrific visions, and every day gets closer to the future she has seen.

This whole series is one that I have not been able to put down, and
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Jessica
Mar 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Ok. This is a review about the whole Series. It took me a while to read this series because I fell in love with the Night Circus and honestly, I thought this would be similar and did not want to be disappointed. WOW how wrong I was!! This series is one of a kind! Magic, Fairies, Demons, Shape Shifters, Murder, Love, Hate, Lust, warring Kingdoms & plots within plots. I absolutely loved it. The worlds are beautifully rich & detailed! I had goose bumps in Winter. I was wowed by the performe ...more
Detroitangel
Feb 17, 2014 rated it really liked it
I have waivered through this last book as much as Vivienne did. For the most part, I'd give this final installment a 3 STAR. I was taken away from liking almost every character because of all the manipulations. I still needed to follow through the journey, but I truly had whiplash from how many different directions the characters went in. The end?! The ending, in itself is a 4STAR. While I wouldn't say that I wanted Vivienne to end up where she did, I was on the edge of my seat waiting to see wh ...more
Kimber
Oct 29, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: kindle, fantasy
This review is for the trilogy. It was a nice, light, entertaining read, somewhat YA more than adult and full of angst and drama. However, I was disappointed in the end. Layers and Layers of difficulty and obstacles were added to the main characters life and instead of overcoming all of them and finding a way to get what she ultimately wanted...it just ended and it seemed like a cop out. It was almost as if there were too many twists and Kahler wasn't sure how to wrap it up so he chose the 'easy ...more
Shannon
I like the series, it's interesting and very unique, but the title doesn't fit the story. The circus acts are mostly in book 1, which was fun and intriguing. It was a different and exciting read and seemed to be a promising series. However, the last 2 books are mostly about the magic, and the adventures of Vivienne. It's a lot more fantasy, or twisted fairy land than I expected. It was a decent read, but I was expecting more from this series.
Jan
Nov 26, 2014 rated it it was ok
Very disappointing.... I loved the first two books in this series but it almost seemed as though someone else wrote this book. The dialogue was choppy and Vivienne's character was overly melodramatic and seemed immature compared to the previous books. As others noted, the ending was a big letdown and the epilogue didn't help much. This is one that I considered abandoning mid-stream but slogged through to the end anyway, although it wasn't worth the effort.
Alejandra Alvarez
Jan 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: kindle-unlimited
I really liked it! The author created a world I was curious about, a main character and supporting characters that I loved and a plot that kept me hooked all the way through. i would definitely recommend for a fun quick read.
Maria
Aug 28, 2014 rated it really liked it
I hate the ending!

definitely am disappointed by how it ended. not the ended I wanted for Viv. but still a great book overall
Nix
Feb 04, 2018 rated it it was ok
Like many of the readers here I feel sooo betrayed and let down by the ending! I have loved this series, I believe the author has a great talent in building the magical world of the faeries and circus and makes a wonderful job of getting the reader immersed in it, I felt as I was traveling along the characters and feeling alongside them. So after investing all that emotion and seeing the long and painful but also filled with beauty journey of our main character Vivienne I felt so disappointed an ...more
Lora Shouse
Apr 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
In this final installment of the Cirque des Immortels, the bad situation begins by getting worse. Vivienne is now the ringmaster of the Circus, but she doesn’t have access to the contracts or much of anything else, and the staff is ready to mutiny.

Austin, the man who loved Vivienne in her earlier life as a human has joined the circus. Kingston is still dead.

Kassia is coming closer and closer to breaking out again. And Oberon is sending three more demons.

Mab explains to Vivienne how Oberon create
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John
Jul 05, 2017 rated it it was ok
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N.J.
Feb 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
To be truthful this last book seemed to be unnecessary. Seemed like the author ran out of things to write about so he dragged it on by adding unnecessary detail to every little event the characters witnessed. Most paragraphs in some parts were nothing but continuous descriptions and made me start to get frustrated wanting to see what happened next. We already know how fabulous mab dresses and I know what the cold feels like especially since I know what mab is queen of. That said I have to admit ...more
firecracker2007
May 15, 2018 rated it liked it
What happens when the two most powerful Faerie rulers go to war with one another? That has been an important question throughout the trilogy. In this final installment it becomes clear the the fae aren't necessarily the players of the greatest importance. The ending is a cliffhanger, but as was the case with the other two books, there is an epilogue that provides scope. I think this trilogy would make a decently interesting television series because of the constant struggle to figure out who "th ...more
CJ
Apr 30, 2018 rated it it was ok
Finished this novel to end out the trilogy and while there were some satisfying bits, I never really believed in the magnitude of the capabilities of the main character. The premise of the romance thread would have been a major deal breaker for me as a person. Regarding the resolution of this series, I believe in a story that needs to be told to its proper end -- everyone has to die in Rogue One, the end of Pan's Labyrinth is not a dream, etc. -- but this was a cowards end.

Once again, probably b
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Sue Ann
Nov 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Five Stars

The Immortal Circus was a great series. I read the entire series in this past week or so and really enjoyed every one of the books. The characters and story were interesting . It keep me reading/listening until the very end. I listened to this series and can't say enough how fantastic the narration by Amy McFadden was. Between the writing of A.R. Kahler and the narration of Amy McFadden this was a great read/listen. I would definitely recommend it . I will be looking for more books by
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Raquel M.
Oct 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
Solid final book

This one took me a bit longer to read than the others. Oh was a good continuation, but it didnt feel like a final conclusion. Although apparently there is a spinoff series.

Too much indecision and nothing big happens. But I did get teary eyes at one point.

Kristen
Mar 13, 2018 rated it it was ok
Disappointing

Honestly, if you’ve made it to the 3rd book, you’re expecting fireworks and explosions... this last book has left me feeling gyped. The ending and epilogue are a let down. There is so much more that could have and should have happened. It just feels like a bandaid on an ending. I’m so disappointed. I devoured this series only to get duped in the end.
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