Obsidian

Obsidian

Book - 2012
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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.

Publisher: Fort Collins, CO : Entangled Pub., 2012.
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9781620610077
1620610078
Characteristics: 1 v. (various pagings). --

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Krystalljordan0420
Jun 05, 2017

I read this book in a single day. I loved it. I love Armentrouts writing style. This is the second book series of hers I have started reading. Great author!

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staue
Jan 15, 2016

This is a story where the main character is mostly all talk and no walk. Katy Swartz is, while she can sometimes be the queen of comebacks, a wimp most of the story. Obsidian is not the best, well done book literature-wise; however, it DOES have an interesting plot line (which is why i pushed myself to read the next four books). Maybe it's just me (because I've read a lot of books with these types of characters), but I found that it was pretty obvious to what every character felt and also what was going to happen next. While I don't absolutely hate Twilight, Obsidian and it have the same story line so if you are a Twilight fan, the first book has the same plot twists as the first Twilight. While this wasn't the best book ever written, it was engaging nonetheless.

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Fireflyfoxey
Dec 30, 2015

Oh my god, if you loved Twilight you are going to love this series.
Replace the Vampire with an Alien and the story still works. The cover was right, I pulled an all nighter to read book one and too. I could not put it down.

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eschneider02
Jun 16, 2015

This is an amazing book that I could not look away from. I finished it in two days if that tells you something! I would definitely recommend this book to anyone that loves a cute and mysterious romance novel.

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coconutcreampies
Apr 12, 2015

Riveting, heart pumping and romantic. A great read that you can't put down!

echo3abc Mar 02, 2015

Great read! I couldn't put it down. This book is fantastic and so much fun. LOVE the romance and Daemon sounds absolutely dreamy. I really loved this book. But loved the sequel even better. Am looking forward to reading the final book in the trilogy.

JCLOctavia Aug 29, 2014

If you are a Twilight fan then this is a great read alike. There are no vampires or wolfs but there are still plenty of other scary things that go bump in the night.

olive_lion_9 Jul 16, 2014

BEST BOOK I'VE EVER READ IN YEARS!!!. IT LEAVES READERS HUNGER FOR MORE AND ENGAGED THROUGH OUT. IT IS MY FAR MY NUMBER ONE BOOK!! Daemon is a hottie ;) TOTALLY SHOULD READ!

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abookworrm2
Jul 10, 2014

The best book i have read this year its truly amazing and i would recommend it to anyone. the story line is great and in all of the series the suspense is graet makes you want ot read more!

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rachelsp
May 14, 2014

While this series has proven to be incredibly popular, I just couldn't bring myself to be all that interested in it. Daemon, despite his own reasoning and being the main love interest for the protagonist, is cruel towards Katy. He insults her to her face and humiliates her in front of the whole school during her first couple days there.

Does nobody else find this relationship problematic?

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Jul 11, 2015

Katy, a 17 year old girl moves to West Virginia with her mom after a tragic death of her dad. Soon she becomes friends with her neighbours. Well only one of them, her name was Dee. Dee's brother Daemon, hated Katy being friends with Dee. But why? After Daemon does some weird things which include stopping time and healing Katy. She becomes marked. But with what?

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