Title: Obsidian (Lux Series #1)
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
Genre: YA/Fantasy/Paranormal Romance
Release Date: May 8, 2012
Wow, wow, wow. That was exactly what was running through my head when I finished Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout. Also, the need to get the next books in the Lux series, like now.
Alright, let's slow down.... so, I was a bit hesitant to get this book when I read the back cover because of the whole alien thing. Now, I realize aliens could very well become the new vampires or werewolves or whatever. This book has it all: adventure, romance, suspense, mystery, and aliens...who would have thought that all of those elements mixed together would make for a chair-gripping ride!
I loved the main character, Katy. She is a bit of a nerd, she is a teensy bit awkward, and she seems a bit flustered, but that just makes her all the more lovable! Katy is headstrong, sweet, and awesome. I liked how she didn't completely fall flat on her head over Daemon; she kept her senses in check. Daemon, Daemon, Daemon.... *fangirl moment* I love him! Daemon is mysterious, kind of rude (actually a lot rude), and gorgeous. Who wouldn't fall for his charm? I was waiting for Katy and Daemon to get together throughout the entire book and when it happened I literally yelled "WHAT JUST HAPPENED? DID HE JUST USE HER?!?!" Katy and Daemon's relationship gets twisted and tangled throughout the entire book; one minute Katy is drooling over him and the next she is an impassive observer. It was all too annoying for me! I mean, seriously, he's super-duper easy on the eyes and he's an alien with superhuman powers!
Overall, I would have to give this book a 5/5 because of the thrilling action, the sweet characters, and the adorable relationships.
(I will immediately review the next books in the series the minute I finish them... and finish doing the fangirl flail)