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The Phoenix Project

(The Liberty Box #3)

4.29  ·  Rating details ·  51 ratings  ·  27 reviews
The haven city of Beckenshire has been demolished, and most of the rebels lie beneath the rubble. The few that remain scramble to communicate with the outside world, knowing that if they are to stand a chance in the coming war, they can’t do it alone. In a last ditch effort to grow their ranks, the remaining rebels systematically destroy the repeaters which help to propaga ...more
Paperback, 396 pages
Published March 2017 by Wanderlust Publishing
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Nicole Chinnici
The Phoenix Project wrapped up the series well, tying up loose ends and bringing everything to a satisfactory conclusion. Gray’s writing throughout the series flowed well, making for books that were delightful reading experiences. Amidst all the fun, she also wove in some metaphysical concepts to add some depth and complexity to the story.

I think my biggest issue was the overall pacing among the three books. The Liberty Box had a slower start and felt like a lot of set up for all the action in T
Mar 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, for-review
I've been looking forward to reading The Phoenix Project since I finished The Eden Conspiracy, and it did not disappoint.  The Phoenix Project is a strong finish to a stellar series, and I have nothing but good things to say about it.

The entire series is pretty action-packed, but The Phoenix Project really raises the bar.  I was on the edge of my seat at times, and I had goosebumps at the end.  It's been a long time since I've had such a strong reaction to a book.  I was so happy to get closure,
Jun 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Oh heart nearly stopped. Dozens of time.

Kate is probably one of my favorite characters. Ever. Her ex-fiancee thought she was a doll, but she proved herself to be so much more. And Jackson,oh my. I NEED a Jackson. This book and the whole series in general is amazing. Pick it up. It's so hard for reviewers to not leave spoilers that I'm doing my level best to just say that the best thing you can do is read the series. But do keep some tissues on hand. You may need them. Happy Reading!!
Mar 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Wow. I cannot believe that this is the last book in the The Liberty Box series. It has been quite a ride.

There is no denying that C. A. Gray is a great storyteller. This book was as captivating as the last two, what with all the action and plot twists. I thought that I could pretty much predict the storyline in this last book, because, y’know, what else would they do other than start a revolution against the Potentate?
Mar 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
Rating: 4 stars

The second book of this series ended with a perfect cliffhanger, so naturally I was very excited for this book to release, and it was all I dreamt of.

When The Phoenix Project started off, I was quite frustrated, but in a good way. The atmosphere was tense and it was a complete page-turner, I was captivated by how fast the world pulled me into it again. I read the whole thing in one sitting; the thrill and suspense not letting me put the book down at all.

I absolutely adored Jackson
Heather-Amie   (KrimsuunPages)
Jan 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
I was sent the arc of The Phoenix Project in return for a honest review by the author.
I loved this book and I dare say it is my favourite of the trilogy (The Liberty Box).

All the covers for the trilogy are beautifully designed and created. Much like this is my favourite book of the trilogy; the book cover is also my favourite.

So onto the characters.

Will, again, is very well written but I still love to hate him. He is controlling over Kate and makes decisions for her without asking her opinion.

Guy Wheatley
Nov 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is the third and final book in “The Liberty Box” trilogy. I thought it started a little off pace and I was fearful that the author wouldn’t give us a strong finish. I needn’t have worried my pretty little head. WOW! If you’re reading this in a chair, I’d advise you to be sure it has seat belts by the time you get to chapter 3.
The pace picks up and there are so many turns of fortune that this could have been split into two books. I found myself unable to put it down, rushing to a finish that
Jan 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This final book in the trilogy wraps up eveything nicely with an ending that is extremely satisfying. I have thoroughly enjoyed reading the whole series. Entertaining and intriguing. I loved the plot twists in this book. And the writting was very well done, as usual.

The main characters have to overcome many obstacles in this book. The fight for freedom picks up a lot of momentum and a new character's appearance changes everything for the rebels.

I received an ARC of this book from the author in
Janeen Abdo
Apr 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great trilogy

This ended perfect, I am so glad Will left and Kate ended up with Jackson! The characters in this series you feel real love and hate for.
Lilly Charysma
Jul 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I loved “The Phoenix Project”! I was intrigued by the title even. I started making my own assumptions before listening to the audio and I was making scenarios which, one by one proved to be wrong. Because “The Phoenix Project” has such an unexpected action and such unexpected reactions! And the Potentate has such a great mind (well, excuse me for liking a negative character!) and manages again to be one step ahead of the rebels.

Most of the book is focused on how Kate is trying to understand what
Lelia Taylor
Jul 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
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It would be fair to say that The Phoenix Project neatly wraps everything up for the trilogy and so it does but that doesn’t really do the author justice. A lot goes on in this last volume and I got to know the characters even better, not always pleasantly.

With Kate being held in pampered captivity and seemingly completely under Voltolini’s sway, Jackson in the deepest of dungeons and the remnants of the resistance in tatters, it would appear that all is lost and the dictator has won but some of
Literary Lioness
Oct 31, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Kate Brandeis is brainwashed. Again.

This time the Potentate is using targeted mind control. He also moved her into the palace so he can ensure the manipulation is effective. Yet, Kate is overwhelmed with the new information and cannot figure out which thoughts are real. Resulting in consistent panic attacks, Kate fears that she is losing her mind. Will she be able to break through, or has the Potentate succeeded in overtaking her?

An epic continuation of The Liberty Box Trilogy, C.A. Gray’s The
Joseph Spuckler
Oct 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: ya
The Phoenix Project brings to a conclusion The Liberty Box Series of books by C.A. Gray. It is difficult to review the final book in a series without giving away the plot or too much information on the previous books. As this series draws to a close the battle between the resistance and the government run by Voltolini and his mind control network rages on. The resistance is small and grows smaller as members are arrested or killed. The majority of the population remains blind to the world as it ...more
Nancy (The Avid Reader)
Kate, Jackson, Charlie, Will along with the surviving rebels are still trying to stop the Potentate. The Potentate has been brain washing people for years ever since he took over. The rebels are trying to take back their freedom and to be able to think for themselves and to see what is real and what is not.

Kate and Jackson are in love with each other but can’t seem to find the time to actually let the other know. There is one thing or rather person that is standing in their way of revealing to t
Jun 28, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: digital
Okay, as I told before in the previous book’s review. Please do not put the previous book summary in the beginning of the book. What is that for? If the readers are not lazy to read all of them, they would read all of this trilogy but if they are, they will just read the third book and they knew how the story goes.

Well don Mrs. Gray, you did the improvement in this book as well. The characters developed new things and I was not expected that coming on some part. But how the story goes since Kate
Jul 22, 2018 rated it really liked it
My thoughts on The Phoenix Project
By C.A. Gray Narrator by Melissa Williams

4 out of 5 stakes!
Damn and I thought book 2 was awesome but this book 3 tops it.
When some rebels died or were captured because of Kate's broadcast, what do they do now?
Everyone is losing hope and because of the brainwashing still going on. Jackson is such a wonderful character and I felt so bad for him and Kate.
When Voltolini trys to explain his side to Kate about everything, what can she really trust? Because her whole l
Oct 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Sad it’s over

What a great book! I’ve been reading this series for the last two days and am sad to see it end. The author is so good at sucking you into the story, I just couldn’t put the books down! I’ve read a lot of dystopian books but these ones were different. The pace of each book is really good and doesn’t go too fast or too slow like I think a lot of books do. In fact, as I was nearing the end of the second book, I was thinking to myself, “This is where a lot of authors would just end the
Jodi Woody
Dec 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: dystopian
Last book of the Liberty Box trilogy. These three books need to be read in order and you will want to read them all. They don't work as stand alone books. Characters are fleshed out, story is well written. There is no swearing or sexual content, there is violence. I really liked this set. Got the first one free and had to buy the next two. I give The Phoenix Project five stars and can recommend for teens and up. ...more
Glenda Schillinger
Captivating series

Highly recommend this series if you are a fan of dystopian literature. The characters engaged me thoroughly. Watching Kate struggle and develop as a person was enjoyable and well written.
Anisa L Lignell
Jul 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Absolutely riveting series!

Great characters and awesome storyline. You will be hard pressed to put it done, and the author managed to do this without F bombs and sex. AMAZING
Nov 24, 2018 rated it liked it
A fun series to read if you like dystopia type stories.
May 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

I'm sorry to come to the end of the trilogy as I thoroughly enjoyed each episode. While it was predictable that Kate and Jackson would end together, it was a pleasant journey.
Mar 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
My favourite book in the trilogy! Huge thanks to the author for providing me with an ARC.

You can read my full review here:
Apr 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This was one of the most satisfying endings to an excellent series. Well written - well paced, surprising but not disappointing, well plotted, and with all the right folks surviving at then end... it was perfect.

There were all the right twists and turns, the right balance of characters and action. It was notneedlessly dragged out just to get the page count up - or worse, to stretch a fourth (or more) book into what was a well planned trilogy. It was great reading on the elliptical machine on th
C.A. Gray
Jan 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
This is probably my favorite cover of any of the books I've written, and not only because it's a study in contrasts. The poetic idea of the phoenix rising from the ashes seemed to capture the essence of what my rebels faced at the conclusion of The Liberty Box trilogy. Jackson is in prison, slated for execution; Kate is brainwashed all over again. They keep losing more and more of their ragtag band of rebels, when there weren't that many of them to begin with. Allies become enemies. Just when yo ...more
Alex Norton
Apr 23, 2019 rated it really liked it
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This is the last book in The Liberty Box series. It took me about a year to find the time to wrap up the whole series but I am glad that I did. Gray did a good job of tying up all the loose ends and giving us an ending worthy of the series. This book (and the whole series) is full of action, adventure, psychology, romance, and overall a very interesting read. I highly recommend it!
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C.A. Gray is the author of three YA Amazon bestselling trilogies: PIERCING THE VEIL (magic and quantum physics meet Arthurian legends), THE LIBERTY BOX (dystopian metaphysics and mind control technology), and UNCANNY VALLEY (dystopian coming-of-age with neuroscience and super intelligent A.I). She starts with some scientific concept that she’s interested in learning more about herself, and then cr ...more

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