Saturday, November 2, 2013

Sentinel (Covenant, #5) by Jennifer L Armentrout ~ Tour stop & Giveaway

Happy Book Birthday! 
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See complete tour here

Source:  Received proof copy from publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review.

 It's a beautiful day for a war.

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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 My Thoughts:


 
5 stars - OMG what a perfect end to an incredible series that I adored!

I will admit to being terrified to read this book.  The ending of this incredible series that I have loved so much - would things work out?  Would Alex and Aiden get a HEA?  Would Ares get his butt kicked?  Was there any way this brilliant author could make things work out?  Oh, I can't tell you any of that but I will tell you that I stressed.  I cried.  I screamed.  I gasped.  I sputtered.  WTH?  Really?  OMG!  Did that just happen?  Are you freaking kidding me?  Yep, that just about sums it up.  It's an emotional ending to a brilliant series.

Alex is broken from her fight with Ares.  She's not the same and something is really wrong with her.  She's not sure she's the one to lead the army of awesomeness and she may be right.  She steps out of character a lot but with good reason.  One, she had been through a lot and two, something was definitely up.  And that is the brilliance of this last book.  Armentrout keeps us guessing and hopping throughout.  It's not just leading up to one big bang near the end, no the unexpected is popping up everywhere - especially with Alex.

Aiden.  Hot damn, I didn't think I could love this boy more but I do.  He stands by Alex.  He sacrifices for Alex.  He's totally jealous, which is super cute.  He takes some serious licks in this book but that boys love knows no end.  I was proud of him.  I fell all over for him.  I want to hug him and cuddle him and....yeah I know he's Alex's but I can dream can't I?

I have to say something about Seth.  I have never been a Seth fan.  I saw through him from the first time I met him.  Shallow and self-centered, I never thought he cared for Alex.  I never saw the self-sacrifice that Aiden constantly showed.  But Seth has redeemed himself.  That is all I have to say about that.

The story is fast paced and, oh, so good.  I couldn't put it down.  Really, this book kept surprising me.  Every time I thought I had something figured out, things would turn and I was stunned.  My beloved characters went through so much and I right along with them.  This whole world evolved and I admit to liking the result.  I freaking LOVED the ending.  It's perfect.  Just perfect.

My fear about reading it was justified and unfounded.  While I hate to see this series end, I love the way it does it.  And as long as I can re-read and have more JLA books, I'm a happy reader.

If you have been reading this series, then RUN and get this one NOW.  If you haven't had the pleasure of reading the Covenant series, then start.  It's great paranormal YA.


https://www.goodreads.com/series/53954-covenant




About the author:

# 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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Mini interview with JLA

How does it feel to have this series be over?  I’m excited for readers to have the final book, but I’m also sad to say goodbye to the story.   It’s kind of bittersweet.

Any plans for a spin-off series set in the same world?  Who knows right now?

Any news on the TV show?  I know that it’s in the works right now, but I don’t have any news that I can share yet.


 ****GIVEAWAY****

Spencer Hill Press is giving away a $200 gift card to Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Book Depository or any indie bookstore of the winner's choice to not only stock up on amazing books, but to perhaps buy a Nook HD or Kindle Fire.






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66 comments:

  1. Love this series so much and sad to see it end. Thanks for the giveaway! :)

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  2. Ooo I hope I win :) Thank you for sharing :) I love your blog :)

    Cassandra

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  3. I skimmed your review, because I'm anxious to see how everything ends!

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  4. I love the review and would like to read the book it sounds so interesting great story lines Thanks

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  5. Wow these sound amazing. Thank you for this amazing giveaway

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  6. What an awesome series. I'm now looking forward to reading the final book in this amazing series. So hoping that I win the giveaway.

    Grace

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  7. Thank you for this fantastic giveaway! <3 (((hugs)))

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  8. Great review! Thanks for hosting the giveaway!

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  9. Love your review! I will be reading this in one big long no sleep tonight!!! I'm so excited!

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  10. Fan-Friggin-Tastic Giveaway...thanks for the opportunity

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  11. Great way to celebrate a series. Thank you for this wonderful giveaway! ^_^

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  12. Great giveaway! Thanks for the opportunity! xoxo

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  13. Christina R. in the rafflecopter

    I too LOVE Aiden :)

    Love that it ended well:)

    Thank you:)

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  14. Can't wait to read this book! Going to pick up my copy today!

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  15. Thanks for the giveaway! I can't wait to read this book :)

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  16. AHHHH this shipped out on Friday, so I should have it Monday or Tuesday! Can't wait to read it!

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  17. Great review! Can not wait to get my copy on Monday. Thanks for the giveaway! :)

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  18. I hope to read Sentiinel very soon :p

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  19. I'm also stressed about reading the last book of a series and this one especially so i'm glad you loved it ( oki i didn't read all to avoid spoiler but at least i got your feelings^^)
    thank yuou

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  20. Cool review! I can't wait to read the last one. <3

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  21. I'm such a huge fan of this series, can't wait to read Sentinel! :D

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  22. Can't wait for this one. JLA is a machine!

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  23. How sad that the series is over! I'm glad you loved it so much, Pal!

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  24. OMG I JUST FINISHED IT! JUST WOWOWOWOWOWOW! I <3 JLA so much!

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  25. i need need need to buy sentinel, but i need to wait until i go to the states... :(

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  26. I'm reading Seninel now as well. What a great giveaway! I could use the gift card because my to be read wish list on Amazon is forever long!

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  27. I love coming to your site it is always has something going on thanks

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  28. Amazing giveaway! Love this series! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  29. Thanks for this tour Valerie :)
    It's sad that the series are coming to an end but as you said we can re-read and have more JLA books.
    An amazing review! i can't wait to read Sentinel :3

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  30. I haven't read any books in this series but now I really want to!

    Silvia

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  31. Finished last night, soooooo Happy!!!

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  32. Sounds like an amazing book. I haven't started the series yet, but will put it on my TBR list. Thanks for having the giveaway.

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  33. I haven't had time to start Sentinel yet, but it is calling out my name from my Kindle. I am so excited to read your review. I have been super nervous about starting this fearing that things wouldn't wind up the way I want them to, so now I am ready to venture on in. Awesome review and the tour has been great.

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  34. Another series I need to start reading :)

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  35. I definitely need to add this book to my to be read pile.

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  36. Amazing giveaway! Thanks so much!!

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  37. GREAT review! I'm dying to read Sentinel and need to ASAP, especially since you said it's the perfect ending to the series. Been reading some bad last books lately, hahaha. :)

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  38. I read this in one sitting! So good!!! The feels!!!

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  39. thanks for this awesome giveaway! :))

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  40. What a great giveaway! Thanks, Spencer Hill!

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  41. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!! :DDD

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  42. I'm looking forward to reading it. I've shared and tweeted about the giveaway.

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  43. The covers are sooo pretty and I love the whole series! Thanks for the giveaway

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  44. Thanks for the giveaway.... love the covers..... Yes I do judge books by their covers!

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