Saturday, November 23, 2013

Sentinel by Jennifer L Armentrout

Title: Sentinel
Author: Jennifer L Armentrout
Publisher: Spencer Hill Press
Release: November 2, 2013
Series: Covenant
Pages: 297
Review: Five Stars

No Sentinel spoilers, but there will be spoilers for previous books!

Sentinel is the last book in the Covenant series. But do not despair dear readers, Jennifer L Armentrout has recently announced the spin-off series about one of the main characters-Seth! I might have done a happy dance when that was announced. The Covenant series is amazing. In fact, you can check out my review of all the previous books here! I'm a huge fan and have read almost all of her released YA's! And Sentinel did not disappoint. I finished it in less than 24 hours, flipping through the pages faster than lightning. Sentinel is a different take on Greek mythology and is immensely fun.

The main character is Alex Andros. She is what is known as the Apollyon. She's a descendant of the Greek god Apollo, and can control the five elements-air, fire, water, earth, and Akasha. Alex is fierce and loyal. Physically, she is very near unstoppable. She has witty comments, no matter the situation, and can constantly get the reader to laugh. Her boyfriend, Aiden drives me nuts occasionally. He's nice and sweet and protective, but he gets over protective and has a temper. I get that good characters have flaws, but his really make me want to smack him.

My biggest complaint about the book? The ending. It ended happily in a way I didn't expect-MEGA GOOD-but you don't find out what happened to the other characters besides the main few. I want to know what happened to Alex's friends and family! Do they live, die, or some other sort of thing. Oh, and this right here! Take a look at this and tell me you don't want to know more.

Deacon was on his feet, eyes wide, and he immediately started to backpedal out of the room. "I think I, um, go find something else to do. Yeah."
Momentarily distracted from Apollo's sudden appearance, I narrowed my eyes at Aiden's brother. "What happened between you two?"
Deacon froze near the door.
The lopsided expression on Apollo's face spread. "Well, I would never kiss and tell."

Who else want to know more about what happened right there? I know I sure do! There are many other moments that aren't followed up on, that I would love to know more about and that I hope will be followed up on in the spin-off series. But even still, the book was fun and hilarious and I couldn't put it down. Despite it's faults, I give the book five stars and wave a sad goodbye to Alex and the Covenant series!

Author Bio:
# 1 New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Jennifer L. Armentrout Lives in West Virginia.

All the rumors you heard about her state aren’t true.

Well, mostly. When she's not hard at work writing, she spends her time, reading, working out, watching zombie movies, and pretending to write.

She is the author of the Covenant Series (Spencer Hill Press), the Lux Series (Entangled Teen), Don't Look Back (Disney/Hyperion) and a yet untitled novel (Disney/Hyperion), and new YA paranormal series with Harlequin Teen.

Jennifer also writes New Adult and Adult romance under the pen name J. Lynn. The Gamble Brothers Series (Tempting the Best Man/Tempting the Player) and Wait for You. Under her pen name, she is published with Entangled Brazen and HarperCollins.

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As the mortal world slowly slips into chaos of the godly kind, Alexandria Andros must overcome a stunning defeat that has left her shaken and in doubt of their ability to end this war once and for all.

And with all the obstacles between Alex and her happily-ever-after with the swoonworthy Aiden St. Delphi, they must now trust a deadly foe as they travel deep into the Underworld to release one of the most dangerous gods of all time.

In the stunning, action-packed climax to the bestselling Covenant Series, Alex must face a terrible choice: the destruction of everything and everyone she holds dear… or the end of herself.

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