Obsidian by Jennifer Armentrout

Posted November 3, 2014 by JennCG in Bookclub Reviews / 0 Comments

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Obsidian by Jennifer ArmentroutObsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Series: Lux #1
Published by Entangled Teen on March 18, 2013
Genres: Paranormal Romance, Young Adult
Pages: 335
Source: Purchased
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three-half-stars

Starting over sucks.

When we moved to West Virginia right before my senior year, I'd pretty much resigned myself to thick accents, dodgy internet access, and a whole lot of boring... until I spotted my hot neighbor, with his looming height and eerie green eyes. Things were looking up.

And then he opened his mouth.

Daemon is infuriating. Arrogant. Stab-worthy. We do not get along. At all. But when a stranger attacks me and Daemon literally freezes time with a wave of his hand, well, something... unexpected happens.

The hot alien living next door marks me.

You heard me. Alien. Turns out Daemon and his sister have a galaxy of enemies wanting to steal their abilities, and Daemon's touch has me lit up like the Vegas Strip. The only way I'm getting out of this alive is by sticking close to Daemon until my alien mojo fades.

If I don't kill him first, that is.

Review:

The ladies rated this book a 7 out of 10. They liked that it wasn’t a vampire or werewolf novel, but did not like the teen angst of this young adult novel, and some did not feel the two main characters had enough chemistry. It reminded one of our readers of “the old TV show, Roswell” which she loved.

three-half-stars

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