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Are you looking for the most cliche thing ver Do you Yoga Therapy for Insomnia and Sleep Recovery: Supporting People to Achieve Better Rest enjoy repetitive writing Do you find decent plot lines repulsive and avoid any sort of character development Look no further because this is the book for you wink Considering I really liked the first book this one can t be that bad right Surely I must have at least something good to say about it Maybeven a whole list of pros vs cons Nope Where do I ven start Maybe by saying that this book is the "epitome of teen girl wish fulfillment with nonexistent plot and writing that s "of teen girl wish fulfillment with nonexistent plot and writing that s bad That Comparing It To A Fanfic Would Be An Insult comparing it to a fanfic would be an insult fanfiction Seriously I ve read some pretty good fanfics and this didn t come close to it First of all if I see peaches one time I WILL STRANGLE SOMEONE This is ven worse then the whole Kitten thing that Daemon had with Kat It is so overused and forced I just can t Extending Symfony 2 Web Application Framework even Of course I had to check on my tabletxactly how many times Luc called Evie that and it is78 freaking times 78 TIMES Just in this seuel who knows how many times it happened in the 1st book And why The girl literally has 2 names and you can t use Angels Whiskey either of themWhat sven worse is that she s all like oohh Luc stop calling me Peaches i dOn t lIkE It hIhHiHeHeH it s just my lotion And they have this conversation A MILLION TIMES WE GET IT You totally don t like it when he calls you Peaches because you don t think you re so special it s just a lotion you use and it s slightly lovey dovey and Ritual Alliances of the Putian Plain: Volume Two: A Survey of Village Temples and Ritual Activities embarassing but you secretly love itspecially when you have ven adorable banter about it hihiih But that s not all Oh no This is just the beginning Unfortunately this isn t the only thing we had to keep reading about over and over again There s the whole I love you I have to be with you you re the only one for me thing then the I will never let anyone hurt you ven if it means putting Wish You Were Here: An Essential Guide to Your Favorite Music Scenes—from Punk to Indie and Everything in Between everyonelse in danger trash and let s not forget the The Day Christ Was Born everybody constantly telling Evie how she s such a strong person for acceptingverything that happened to her and omgosh how she is so special for going through all that 5 Nights: Sinful Delights Boxed Set even though she s just a human and this all must be a shock to her blah blah blah The author literally just repeated all of this at least 3 times added a few steamy scenes to make the fans happy and that s it That s the whole book I believe the author tried to insert a plot line in there somewhere but she got lost The whole book felt like it was written spontaneously without any planning whatsoever Just you know let s write this and see what happens who cares about consistency or sense am I right There were so many plot holes I will name only 2 because honestly I can tven remember The Seventh Witch every stupid thing that occurred here and these 2 will benough to prove my point Both have spoilers so bewareview spoiler1 So apparently Andromeda Serum turns humans into mutants that are And the Miss Ran Away with the Rake even stronger than Origins and was created to assert dominance Basically the Daedalus created it so they can wipe out the Luxen and Origins and regain power BUT they said that Sylvia herself created the serum for them Isn t she a Luxen Why would she want to kill all of her people and give power hungry humans the reigns That doesn t make any sense AT ALL Also who was the genius that thought giving this serum to teens was a great idea Wouldn t it be better to give it to trained soldiers who are already a trained in combat b loyal to you c don t go to school and parties and won t accidentaly kill a bunch of innocent people2 This one is actually connected to the last point Apparently Evie Nadia after receiving the serum spent 3 months with them training to become their super skilled assassin So basically you can turn a 13 14 year old who never hurt anybody into a soldier and make them skilled in hand to hand combat shooting wielding other weaponstc in 3 months hide spoiler Sooooooo good This whole time I thought this would be a duology until I got near the Trickle Down Tyranny: Crushing Obama's Dream of the Socialist States of America end and it hit me that there would have to be So many cr. When Evelyn Dasher crossed paths with Luc she was thrown headfirst into the world of the Lux only to discover that she was already far involved in their world than shever suspectedBecause the Luxen aren’t the only ones with a hidden past There’s a gap in Evie’s memory lost months of her life and a lingering sense that something happened something she can’t remember and nobody is willing to tell her She needs to find out. Disease has some The Pocket Wife effects that Luc and Co have never seen before I m going to keep this review short My reading tastes have definitely changed since I was a teen obssesed with JLA s books This book was still asasy and addictive as all Armentrout s books are but there were times I got really annoyed with the characters Maybe I read it at the wrong timeI couldn t fall into the story as I do because I started to notice too many things that I found similar to Armentrouts other PS I ve read verything she s written Armentrouts other books PS I ve read verything she s written to this It made me not njoy the book as it is I couldn t stop comparing My rating is purely based on how I xperienced this book and my njoyment levelI still think JLA is a classic YA author and she s good at what she does I ve just outgrown it ARC provided by publishers in xchange for an honest review US Publishing Date October 8 2019 My review forBook 1 The Darkest Star The Burning shadow picks up from the darkest star With Cabaret: A Roman Riddle evie and luc Luc is trying to jogvie s memories of when she nadia but just about the time they start making head way a terrible virus with flu like symptoms is going around killing humans and humans think that the luxe are behind it And what are these shadows that seem to be around April the luxe hating x friend of vieand they can only be seen on photos With so much going on in this book from vies and luc s getting closer and taking the next step in their relationship it s about to get real hot and the chemistry is thru the roof with sensual scences full of passionate love play As vie is pulled into Luc s dangerous world full all kinds of alien lifetheir those who want All Roads Lead Home evie because she s not just human she s and she needs to remember who and what she was and luc is right by her side helping her to remember I don t usually get into alien romancesbut Jennifer pulled me in with the darkest star and I m hooked So many great characters from Zoe to Grayson to the mysterious Arum Lore Jennifer armentrout is a fantastic storyteller and a brilliant writer who writers stories that are full lovepassion and characters that you can root for I love bothvie and luc their very likeable and very genuine A lot of uestions were answeredbut new ones have popped up for our lovers What will happenwho is vie coded toCan t wait to read the next book in this series The Brightest Night out late October Until next Luv s WHAT IN THE ACTUALMy goodness The amount of reveals in this story Man if I had pearls on I d be clutching themPicking up directly after the vents of The Darkest Star the first book "in the Origin series The Burning Shadow takes us deeper into Evie Dasher s past She has "the Origin series The Burning Shadow takes us deeper into Evie Dasher s past She has blank spots in her memories and is beginning to uestion where she came fromAs Evie and Luc continue to grow closer she comes to grips with her feelings for him With her defenses lowered Luc lets his true self shine and which was a treat to readIn the midst of investigating her own identity a greater threat comes seemingly out of nowhereA highly infectious virus sweeps across the world infecting humans killing many and turning others into Walking Dead type nightmaresThe government blames the Luxen for the disease and discrimination against them flourishesAfter armed men invade her home Evie is forced to flee all she has ver known and goes into hiding with Luc and a group of like minded LuxenThis was an xcellent continuation to the Origin series It did its job as a seuel by introducing interesting new characters and upping the stakesThis definitely made me want to go back and read the original Lux series as I feel like it would help at this point for me to know about the The Mephisto Threat (Paul Tallis events that brought the Luxen and humans to where they are nowConsidering the third book in this series doesn t release until October I think I have justnough time to complete the Lux portionIf you love teen angst witty banter high body counts and shocking revelations you should definitely consider checking this series out. Threat looms reports of a flu like fatal virus that the government insists is being spread by Luxen A horrifying illness that changes whoever it touches spreading panic across a country already at its breaking point#1 New York Times USA Today and internationally bestselling author Jennifer L Armentrout returns to the world of the Lux with this steamy shocking second installment of the Origin series that will leave readers reeling. The Burning Shadow Origin #2Azy twists and revelationsI cannot wait to see where this goes next RTC The Burning Shadow was absolutely brilliant It started out slow and steady and grew into an intricate story that was deep and motional I loved the ties into the Lux Series and that we got to see all of our old friends It felt like coming home But this book toyed with my motions in the best way ver Lies love betrayal friendship and Because I ve already waited forever for this for you I ve done nothing but watch and wait and I am not walking away again If I kiss you if I touch you again I will not be able to go back to the way things are now The next breath he took trembled as much as I was I won t be able to pretend that you aren t my verything If that doesn t make your heart Just Cause explode in a fucking glitter fest then there s nothing I can say to make you pick up this series Except for the fact that Armentrout is fucking magic and that you should really really really read this seriesWarning Graphicvidence of Jen ripping my heart out belowI was blessed with an arly copy from the publisher in xchange for an honest review 9 October 2019I m underwhelmedRTCMy time has come 29 September 2019GUESS WHO JUST READ THE FIRST THREE CHAPTERS THIS BITCH THATS WHO oh my god im so happy27 July 2019hi yes its me ya girl i still dont have this in my hands and im v mopey about itk bye24 June 2019i just reuested again omg i really dont wanna be denied again guys im stressed 19 June 2019Edelweiss denied me and now im sad 17 June 2019113 days till publication11 guys i have a problem16 June 2019its 105 on a Sunday afternoon and i have never wanted an arc of something so badly in my life that s itthat s the update1 June 2019THERE ARE ARCS AT BOOKCON BUT ALL OF MY FRIENDS ARE BUSY AND MY CAR SUCKS SO I CANT GET THERE Ok it s been like 3 hours and I just found out Edelweiss has arcs I have reuested 22 April 2019SHE HAS THE ARCS i may or may not have notifications for Instagram set up don t come for me 21 February 2019WE HAVE A COVER I ve loved the Lux series and specially loved the last book The Darkest Star My little alien babies are just so fun to read aboutMy favorite thing about this book as with the last one was Luc He just lights up very scene that he s in i still wish that these s in I still wish that these were from his perspective or that it was dual POV but that s okay Oh and yes there was some magnificent swoon And let me not forget Evie because she has some fabulous character growth in this storyMy only complaint was that the book felt too long I think it could have definitely been scaled back by scrapping some of the scenes with Evie and her friends Also it felt a bit too political in some parts I tend to like to scape stuff like that in books But besides that the writing was addicting as always and the descriptions and actions were so awesome I feel like Armentrout always writes the best action seuences I need book Three 1 The Darkest Star 1 the darkest star stars 2 the burning shadow 4 stars 3 the brightest night tbr holy alien babies im so h i g h on luc i cant think straight daemon will always be my number one but for now let me just go all cougar on luc p kay that sounds a little nasty besides im only a couple years older than himanyway i dont think i can ver get tired of this world im incapable of loving this book any less ven though plot wise i think a 3 stars for this installment is already pretty generous the first half of it was a little tedious but things uickly took a turn in the second halfso much was going on and there was a lot of actions happening i loved all the characters some than others it was a really fun read im really xcited for what the next book will have in store you have luc to thank for the rating bcs i just C A N T resist him Fear of Luxen has been spreading like wildfire Now the humans aren t just afraid of Luxen killings But a mysterious as well as impossible disease has been spreading The victims were people in contact with Luxen The mystery Luxen. The truth about who she is and who she was But very answer she finds only brings up uestionsHer search for the truth brings her ver closer to Luc the Origin at the center of it all He’s powerful arrogant inhumanly beautiful xtremely dangerousand possibly in love with her But ven as Evie falls for him she can’t help but wonder if his attraction is to her or to the memory of a girl who no longer xistsAnd all the while a new.