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The Diamond of Darkhold (Books of Ember Series #4)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

14 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

A great read for a well thought out book!

A great ending book for the Ember series. Answers many questions and keeps you on the edge of your seat. Makes you wonder about the future and what will happen.

posted by 10827442 on January 20, 2012

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Most Helpful Critical Review

6 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

Dissapointing

When I first started this series, I was amazed. Duprau had invented a future world that had fallen. It was interesting. The second book was all of these things as well. But as the series went on, it became less action-packed and lost the captivation of attention that re...
When I first started this series, I was amazed. Duprau had invented a future world that had fallen. It was interesting. The second book was all of these things as well. But as the series went on, it became less action-packed and lost the captivation of attention that readers had first recieved from this series. In the last book, the ending was overly simplified, and very predictable. All of the characters lived happliy ever after, and there was no depth to the story. Overall, I was very dissapointed.

posted by skyby012 on December 22, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 22, 2011

    Dissapointing

    When I first started this series, I was amazed. Duprau had invented a future world that had fallen. It was interesting. The second book was all of these things as well. But as the series went on, it became less action-packed and lost the captivation of attention that readers had first recieved from this series. In the last book, the ending was overly simplified, and very predictable. All of the characters lived happliy ever after, and there was no depth to the story. Overall, I was very dissapointed.

    6 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 18, 2010

    A Dissapointing Diamond

    The fourth (and last, I hope) book in the City of Ember series. What started off as a strong series has petered out to a happy ending in a most unsatisfying summary. This book was the "peak" of the action in the series (except maybe their exodus from Ember in the first book), but it left something to be desired. I am a huge fan of young adult and children's fiction, but I think this last book was overly simplified. Lina and Doon have grown up some and gone through many hardships, but they don't seem to have aged emotionally. There were some good action scenes and some great new characters, but after the boring intermission of the Prophet of Yonwood, I was expecting a little more from DuPrau. The very end of the book was very Harry Potter-esque with all the loose ends being tied up and everyone living happily ever after in this post-apocalyptic world.

    4 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 18, 2012

    Boring

    I thougt it was boring. Its sort of a slow book.

    1 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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