The Book of Life

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, Jul 15, 2014 - Fiction - 561 pages
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The highly anticipated finale to the #1 New York Times bestselling trilogy that began with A Discovery of Witches
 
After traveling through time in Shadow of Night, the second book in Deborah Harkness’s enchanting series, historian and witch Diana Bishop and vampire scientist Matthew Clairmont return to the present to face new crises and old enemies. At Matthew’s ancestral home at Sept-Tours, they reunite with the cast of characters from A Discovery of Witches—with one significant exception. But the real threat to their future has yet to be revealed, and when it is, the search for Ashmole 782 and its missing pages takes on even more urgency. In the trilogy’s final volume, Harkness deepens her themes of power and passion, family and caring, past deeds and their present consequences. In ancestral homes and university laboratories, using ancient knowledge and modern science, from the hills of the Auvergne to the palaces of Venice and beyond, the couple at last learn what the witches discovered so many centuries ago.
 
With more than one million copies sold in the United States and appearing in thirty-eight foreign editions, A Discovery of Witches and Shadow of Night have landed on all of the major bestseller lists and garnered rave reviews from countless publications. Eagerly awaited by Harkness’s legion of fans, The Book of Life brings this superbly written series to a deeply satisfying close.

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Overall a great ending to the trilogy. - Goodreads
The writing felt rushed and disjointed. - Goodreads
Not a re-tread YA vampire/witch love story. - Goodreads
It was a nice change of pace and a good summer read. - Goodreads
Disappointed in the ending. - Goodreads
... the research the character development. - Goodreads

Review: The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy #3)

User Review  - Lyndi - Goodreads

I'm disappointed that so many people are refusing to read this book because it's taken so long to come out. Shit happens that pushes publication dates back. Lots of shit happens. And some of you guys ... Read full review

Review: The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy #3)

User Review  - Karina - Goodreads

I liked it but got left with a few details like, why was the book of life made in the 1st place? And I think I'll have to re-read it to understand why the races were seperated? Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Deborah Harkness is the number one New York Times bestselling author of A Discovery of Witches and Shadow of Night. A history professor at the University of Southern California, Harkness has received Fulbright, Guggenheim, and National Humanities Center fellowships. She lives in Los Angeles.

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