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4.62  ·  Rating details ·  13 ratings  ·  8 reviews
After discovering a secret her parents have kept from her all her life, Alyssa’s life begins to unravel, and she’s thrown into a magical world she never knew existed—one that’s both frightening and intriguing to her.
While trying to discover who she really is, and who her father was, she begins to see the darkness this unknown land holds, and fears becoming part of that da
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Published May 24th 2015 by Ashley Earley (first published May 13th 2015)
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Ashley Earley
Jul 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
It might not have the best grammar or anything, but I had a lot of fun writing it and I feel like that in and of itself is worth a 5 star rating from me lol

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Cassandra (Thebookishcrypt)
*Copy provided in exchange for honest review*
3.7 stars!
I deeply enjoyed this debut novel! It was not what I expected, in a good way. Mythical creatures came to life and I was so shocked! The main character was battling depression at the beginning and it made it easy for me to relate to her off the bat. The imagination put into the world-building was precious!
On the other hand, little bits were repetitive with some grammar errors. I wasn't too sure that what Wesley and Alyssa had was "love" but
Bea Flores
Sep 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dear Author Ashley Earley,

If you ever noticed this review, notif me ‘cause I would want to know! I love this story so much that I still suffer.. well, maybe not suffer… let’s use the word ‘miss’, I still miss Alyssa and Gran. The way they actually wake up everyday just to go the otherworld. Love it! I promised you a review and soo!! This is it. Hope you appreciate it.

~Bea Flores

Before anything else, I just wanna tell or atleast share a fact to y’all reading. How did I ever get the chance to read
Mckenna Andrus
Actual rating: 3.5 stars.

Filled with action, adventure, and romance, The Darkest Light captivates from the start. As soon as you meet the protagonist, Alyssa, you fall into her life, and her world. She is fighting depression and still constantly thinking of her father, who died in a car crash, and you can’t help but feel bad for her unfortunate situation. Her mother, in an attempt to help Alyssa regain her equilibrium, brings her to Alyssa’s grandmother’s house.

Which is how Alyssa finds out a
Ryley (Ryley Reads)
Thanks so much to the author for sending me a copy of this book to review. All opinions are my own.

Ok, so this book!

At first, I had troubles getting into it. I was a little nit-picky and annoying, if you read my updates, you'll know. But it started to pick up and I began to enjoy it more.

I think the concept behind this story was very interesting, and the fact that it's a standalone was really amazing. You don't typically find a fantasy standalone.

I liked Alyssa's character for the most part, I f
Sep 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book sounds great! I hope to win, read it and enjoy the story ... If I win, the review will be updated once I finish the book :)
Kiki Cole
Sep 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book. Anyone who loves fantasy and magical beings should read this
Nov 03, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book intrigued me and kept my attention...look forward to reading the next one.
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Ashley Earley grew up in Georgia, where she spent most of her time running wild in the woods of her backyard, building forts to create her own fantasy worlds, obsessing over books and experimenting with her writing.

Today, she lives in Colorado with her dog and still spends her time devouring any book she can get her hands on, writing and working toward a B.A. in English with an emphasis in Creati
“Depression is a funny thing. Some days you have the strength to get up out of bed and attempt to live your life as a normal human being, but others…you just don’t want to leave your room and socialize with the outside world—the world that you hate on days like this. You stay secluded in a tiny space, left alone to the thoughts that eat at your brain until you finally sit down and let them be thought.” 14 likes
“My mind screams for me to run, but my feet are planted where they are. This can’t be happening. This can’t be real. There’s no way this is real!” 4 likes
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