teen fantasy

Onyx by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Onyx

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Oct 6, 2021

Onyx, the second book in Jennifer L. Armentrout’s Lux series, was absolutely amazing. After being healed by Daemon, Katy becomes a Luxen mutant and must learn to manage her powers, but the Department of Defense is suspicious. As Katy and the others try to stay under the DoD’s radar, they will discover what the Department has been hiding. I really enjoyed Obsidian, but this novel far surpasses its predecessor. Katy and Daemon’s banter grew funnier, emotions were heightened, and the whole book was a rollercoaster.

May 14, 2021

Restore Me​ is the fourth novel in Tahereh Mafi's ​Shatter Me ​series. This book is primarily based around Juliette's struggles as she tries to lead with almost no knowledge of how to do so. As the children of the other Supreme Commanders come to visit and her past is uncovered, Juliette must figure out who to trust. My opinions on this book are mainly based on structure. I loved the excerpts that Mafi included from Juliette's journal and dual perspective in this novel; insight into Warner's thoughts is always exciting. However, this book was slower than the others and a little bit all over

Jan 9, 2021

The Silvered Serpents ​is Roshani Chokshi’s brilliant follow up to ​The Gilded Wolves​. It picks up with the characters grappling with the extreme loss they face at the end of ​The Gilded Wolves​. Fractured and confused, they go on one final, all important, mission. Matching the story’s darker tone is a setting shift from Paris to Russia, an icy world that is once more beautifully illustrated by Chokshi’s prose. My problems with this book are essentially the same as with ​The Gilded Wolves​. First, the character ages do not at all align with how mature they feel. The author really should have