ASCEND by Amanda Hocking

ASCEND

From the "Trylle" series, volume 3
Age Range: 14 & up

KIRKUS REVIEW

Hocking (Torn, 2011, etc.) saves the best for last in the final installment of the Trylle trilogy.

On the eve of her 18th birthday, Wendy is days away from marrying a man she doesn’t love and becoming queen of Förening. She is also on the brink of war with her father, the evil king of the Vittra. Rest assured, the princess is up for the challenge—each and every one of them. The Wendy of this novel would barely be recognizable to the girl who first discovered she was the daughter of the king and queen of two feuding troll kingdoms. With her newfound confidence and control over her powers, Princess Wendy has come into her own. There is also strength in numbers, as Finn, her Tracker, her best friend Willa, her host brother Matt and Tove, her closeted but loyal husband-to-be, stand ready and able to fight by her side. If only she had such command over her own heart. Wendy’s love life continues to be a hot, juicy mess as Loki seeks asylum in Förening and forces Wendy to acknowledge her feelings for him. The push and pull of their undeniable attraction, complicated by the presence of both her husband and her former lover, makes their burgeoning love story all the more delicious.

Hocking sure knows how to bring it. (Paranormal romance. 14 & up)

Pub Date: April 24th, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-250-00633-2
Page count: 336pp
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Review Posted Online:
Kirkus Reviews Issue: Feb. 15th, 2012




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