Monday, January 7, 2013

Review & Giveaway: Elixir by Jennifer L. Armentrout


Elixir (Covenant, #3.5)Elixir by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Publisher:Spencer Hill Press
Release Date: November 27, 2012
Purchase: Amazon / Barnes & Noble
Aiden St. Delphi will do anything to save Alex.
Even if it means doing the one thing he will never forgive himself for.
Even if it means making war against the gods.

My Thoughts:
Oh how I have missed this series.  I waited until I had Apollyon in my hands before starting Elixir because I knew I would just be  begging for more and after the way Deity ended I knew my poor heart wouldn’t be able to handle it. So now that I *squees* have Apollyon in my hands I have finally let myself read Elixir and On my gods was it so worth the wait. 

This is a very short story that takes place after Alex has awakened and how everyone she loves tries to save her from herself and Seth.  I love Jennifer’s writing, there is just something about it that just grabs you and refuses to let go and even though I love Alex’s voice I love Aiden’s so much more.  I will admit I wasn’t Team Aiden from the start. After reading Deity my faith in Seth had diminished, but I was still proudly waving my Team Seth flag.  Now after consuming Elixir my poor little Team Seth flag is almost in the drawer.  Seth gave Alex what she needed in the previous books, Aiden pulled away and was so cruel ¾ of the time that I honestly had no love for the boy.  I wanted Alex to be with somebody who whispered sweet things in her ear and gave her everything he had, yes I know that there were obstacles and reasons why Aiden did what he did, but he was just so mean.  And now I have to eat my words because now I have gotten a glimpse into how Aiden feels and how strong he truly loves Alex. 

Jennifer was brilliant for releasing this book. I know fans, myself included, loving reading chapters from her hero’s point of view and this one was amazing.  I loved seeing Aiden finally reveal his true feelings to everyone and put Alex first.  That is what I have wanted all along.  This book isn’t a happy ending by any means, but it does give us hope for the future if Aiden can break into Alex’s heart.

So *waves Team Aiden flag*  I am not totally on board but I am staring to feel the love.  I can’t wait to start Apollyon!
5 Snowflakes


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47 comments:

  1. Must read this now!!!! I love Aiden so much. I think he's my number 1 book boyfriend!!!

    Jenn
    YA Sisterhood

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  2. Aiden is awesome!!! that is all i need to say :)

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  3. Thanks for the great post! I'm dying to read this series :)

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  4. Thanks for the awesome giveaway! Love Jennifer and NEED Elixir!!

    Favorite scene in Legend - when Day sees June fighting :) his reaction to her!

    xox
    jaime

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  5. I haven't read a Covenant book yet, but your great review makes me want to.

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  6. This is such an awesome giveaway! Thank you soo very much!!

    Julie K
    kornhsl@yahoo.com

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  7. Well, I loved Deity, but I'm reading an Apollyon ARC now and it's definitely betaing Deity out!

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  8. Loved deity, but also haven't gotten my hands on Apollyn yet....

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  9. Deity is my fave so far, but apparently Apollyon is better...how I do not know.

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  10. I haven't read any of them.... Yet.

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  11. My favorite would be Pure because we got to see the playful side of Seth, and the protective side of Aiden.

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  12. Hands down, Deity!! I love Aiden in it!!!!

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  13. I haven't read any yet (and yes, I am ashamed of myself)--but they are on my MUST-read list for this year!! :)

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  14. This is the second JLA book review that I've stopped by today and the general consensus is that she's cruel to her readers. I don't mean that she's intentionally evil; it's just how she puts us through the wringer with her books. Lol. Don't get me wrong, I'm a huuuge fan but heck, I don't need the stress. :) Glad you're loving this series, Crystal!

    xoxo

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  15. Deity! But they are all amazing!!!!

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  16. Awesome review Crystal. Put that Seth flag away, lady!! You know Aiden is the perfect match. ;) I read and loved this because it took away the edge from the killer cliff of Deity. I would LOVE to have a physical copy. Great review and thanks for the giveaway! :)

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  17. I haven't read any yet, but I really, really want to!

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  18. Thanks for the giveaway!!! My favorite one is Deity!! God I don't know what would have happened to me if it weren't for Elixir.

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  19. Deity is definitely my favourite so far!

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  20. This is a great givaway! And i love Aiden and JLA my fav series by far at the minute, can barley for appollyon!!!!!;)

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  21. Deity is my favourite so far. but that will probably change when i get my hands on Apollyon :)

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  22. I haven't started the series yet!! I've heard wonderful things about it though and I can't wait to read them!

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  23. Deity was my favorite:)
    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  24. Deity was absolutely my fave covenant book!

    thank you!

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  25. I am getting ready to read the first one! I am pretty excited because I have heard awesome things about this series!

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  26. I'll read whatever I can get my hands on

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  27. Haven't read a Covenant book yet...would love to start with this one!

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  28. Pure but I still haven't read Deity :)

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  29. My favorite is Pure. Thanks!

    -Riz Bulatao

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  30. i have not read this series yet i would like to

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  31. I love every book in the series but if i have to pick my favorite is Half-Blood
    Thanks for the giveaway : )

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  32. To be honest, I haven't read them yet, but I have the first book! I just need to buckle down and read it!

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  33. i never read a convenant book series but iam interest for reading.. i have one book (daimon).
    thanks

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  34. I think Pure is my favorite but Deity was great too! Hard decision! Thanks!

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  35. Pure!!! :) I have yet to read Deity, but I really hope to do that soon!

    JennyC

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  36. I've read the first - Half-Blood - and I'm reading the Lux series at the moment - I'm absolutely in love with Daemon Black! I really want to read the rest of this series! :D Thank you for the brilliant giveaway!

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  37. OMG...you are giving away my drug!

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  38. I have only read the first so far, but I am dying to read the rest! Thank you for the chance to enter! wendynjason04 at gmail dot com

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  39. I haven't gotten to all of them yet, but I definitely will!

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