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4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Reviewed for "Unicorns, I Love Them!"

Fire Study, the final installment of the Study trilogy, was better than Magic Study, but still not as good as Poison Study. First of all, I like that Valek was more of an important character here than in Magic Study. Valek is awesome. All the other characters are great ...
Fire Study, the final installment of the Study trilogy, was better than Magic Study, but still not as good as Poison Study. First of all, I like that Valek was more of an important character here than in Magic Study. Valek is awesome. All the other characters are great too, and not even the insignificant characters are flat or boring. And over the course of three books, you get to see the characters developing and maturing while still staying the same people. Character development is rare in YA books nowadays, so I'm happy whenever I find it. One of the things I liked the most about this last book is that we finally learn about the Commander's "mutation"! I finished Magic Study feeling very confused about him, and thought that the author would decide to keep the truth about the "mutation" a mystery. So I was very thankful that we were given an explanation! Also, while Snyder is no Kimberly Derting, she's great at writing suspense. I had to pull a caffeine-fueled all-nighter for this book because I HAD to know what would happen next! And my efforts were not in vain. The twist at the end was unpredictable and completely original! I found the concept of putting souls inside glass fascinating. My only criticism is that it would have been nice to learn more about the Fire Warper, half the book long I was confused to who he even was! But other than that, Fire Study was a great ending to a great series! I'll be looking forward to reading Opal's story (the Glass series).

posted by EmilyD on April 3, 2011

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Exciting Conclusion

This is the final book in the Study series. As much as I loved these books, this one was my least favorite. I still like Yelena and think that she is a great character, along with Valek, but this book just did not come together in the same way.

Snyder is still very g...
This is the final book in the Study series. As much as I loved these books, this one was my least favorite. I still like Yelena and think that she is a great character, along with Valek, but this book just did not come together in the same way.

Snyder is still very good at creating excitement, this book starts off quite exciting and she has a knack for cliffhanger ending chapters. However, I found this book to be a bit repetitive with many of the details. I also found Snyder spent a lot of time filling in background from the other books. Sometimes this was seamless, but sometimes it felt like a bit much.

This book brought together a lot of the best characters from both of the previous books. The action in this book was non-stop, as Yelena faced one horrible situation after another.

I am torn about this book - I really did like it. Despite some of the issues I had with the book, I raced right though it, it just wasn't as good as the other two. However, it is nice to see how everything ended and to enjoy the adventure of how Yelena learns to counter her most fearsome enemy yet, the Fire Warper. All in all, a good book and worth the read, especially if you have read the other two in the series.

posted by Coreena on September 26, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 29, 2012

    Honest review

    The first book in this series,Poisin Study, was absolutely amazing, it held my attention the whole book. The second was great also, but I wanot impressed with this book. Not only was it boring, but there was no big difference from the beginning and the end. At the beginning she knew she was a Soulfinder and at the end she knew she was a soulfinder. From the previous two book you would think Yelena would have caught on faster but...no...no she didnt. I usually finish reading a book within a day, well this took me 5 months. Not impressed Maria not impressed.

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