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History is on repeat, and things didn't go so well the last time.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781937053147
  • Publisher: Spencer Hill Press
  • Publication date: 11/6/2012
  • Series: Covenant Series, #3
  • Pages: 360
  • Sales rank: 59,983
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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#1 New York Times and USA TODAY Bestselling Author Jennifer L. Armentrout lives in West Virginia. All the rumors you've heard about her state aren't true. Well, mostly. She spends her time reading, working out, watching zombie movies, and pretending to write. Her dreams of becoming an author started in algebra class, where she spent her time writing short stories... therefore explaining her dismal grades in math.

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  • Posted November 11, 2012

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    Oh. My. Gods. There are no words to express how much I loved thi

    Oh. My. Gods. There are no words to express how much I loved this book. Deity was absolutely amazing. I had very high expectations for this book, and it lived up to all of them. Deity is definitely the best Covenant book so far, and one of the best books I've read this year. Apollyon is going to have to completely blow my mind to top this!

    Deity starts off at a fast pace. There's a huge OMG moment in the first chapter itself, and I don't even know how many there are in the whole book; every chapter will have you gasping in shock. Most of the events in Deity lead up to Alex's Awakening, and there are so many twists and turns that you'll be reeling by the end.

    Alex makes me laugh so much! She's feisty and witty and I don't know how anyone can possibly not love her. She's also incredibly self-sacrificing in this book, and I got to see a different side of her here - a more vulnerable side. Alex is afraid of Awakening, of becoming someone she's not. That fear leads her to do a lot of things, and it changes her. She's still as reckless as always, though.

    Aiden. *Sigh* Aiden was perfect in Deity. Absolutely perfect. After what he did for Alex in Pure, I knew it was only a matter of time before he breaks his amazingly strong self-control. Thank goodness it happened in Deity! I can't believe Alex had no idea how Aiden felt about her before; it was glaringly obvious to me. Aiden would never let anything happen to Alex. Simple as that.

    It's sweet how protective he is of Alex even though he knows she can take care of herself. Plus, he's so comforting with her. Alex can go to him for anything, and she has complete trust in him. They would gladly give up everything for each other, and I don't know whether that will help them or cause them pain in future books.

    Alright, now we come to Seth. Oh, Seth. Why? I don't want to give anything much away, but Seth changes so much in Deity. So much it's unbelievable. I really liked Seth in Half-Blood and Pure, and I still liked him in the first part of Deity. He's funny and witty, and he can make Alex laugh at any time.

    Alex and Seth have a lot of steamy moments at the beginning of the novel, but the tension between them grows as Alex nears her birthday, the day she Awakens. Seth is slowly changing for the worse, becoming blinded by power. Although, even after he changes, there are moments of hesitation, of vulnerability, which make me think that there is still hope for him. There has to be. I know a lot of people who've read Deity hate Seth now, but I can't bring myself to feel the same. There's still hope. We find out about Seth's childhood in this book, and it made me feel so sorry for him! I desperately want him to redeem himself in Apollyon.

    Another thing I loved about Deity - Some of the gods make an appearance! It was awesome to witness them in action, and to see their personalities. One of the gods we get to meet is the one and only Apollo! Yes, that's right. I absolutely loved him. And I loved how everyone else treats him with so much respect, but not Alex. Oh no, Alex just says and does whatever she feels like, as usual.

    Deity is breathtaking, and it completely blew me away. It stunned, amazed, and electrified me all at once. I don't think a lot of books can do that. Jennifer, I bow down to you. I really do. If you haven't read the Covenant series yet, what are you waiting for? Every second reading this series is a second well spent. Apollyon, I can't wait to get my hands on you!

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 22, 2012

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    Caleb remains my fav character.hope Apollyn comes out soon

    Caleb remains my fav character.hope Apollyn comes out soon

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 1, 2012

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    Absolutely Amazing

    Wow…talk about putting my heart and my head through the wringer. This book was an absolutely amazing and perfect third book for this series.

    There are so many things that happen in this book that you are afraid to give any of it away. You want everyone to experience it with fresh eyes like I did. I have to say though where I thought book two gave much for team Seth to lust after I feel like book three is definitely for team Aiden and oh yes I’m on team Aiden. I wasn’t sure he could get any yummier than he already is but he most certainly did. We see Aiden really come out of his shell in the book and I mean really. I just wanted to crawl into the pages and hug him.

    Oh Alex, so naive sometimes. There are things I wanted to scream at her, it’s kind of like watching a horror movie and you want to yell, “Don’t open the door!!” At least there were moments I felt that way. I can see her reasons for her actions but sometimes I just slapped my forehead and though you silly silly girl. Alex has evolved so much through this series and it amazes me how she is still growing and maturing. I think by the end of the series she will be a force to reckon with and it’s more than just being an Apollyon.

    I continue to be team Aiden all the way, but I never doubted I would be. I also continue to love the side characters; each one has their importance to the book that cannot be ignored. Which is good since Deacon will be my brother-in-law when Aiden marries me…… :o)

    Enter the Gods; you didn’t think they could stay out of this forever. I’m a big fan of mythology and sometimes books will reference them but not actually bring them in. Well they are a part of this series now in a big way and I love it. The part that they play in the grand scheme of things fits perfectly and is well done.
    Romance? Ya this book has it to the nines. I actually set the book down and walked away for a day because I wanted to savor the wonderful moment before Sh*t hit the fan. Hit the fan it did, this book had me on my toes like no other. I don’t want to give anything away because it’s one of those books that you want to experience every moment for the first time yourself.

    To sum it up, this book is absolutely Amazing!! I finished it, and then stared at it….maybe hugged it a little. Then went online to stare at the release date for Apollyon and then roamed around not being able to read another book since this one had me in knots. So I say run out and buy it!! Stand outside the store at midnight if you have to!!

    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 12, 2013

    I cannot possibly survive until April for the next book to come

    I cannot possibly survive until April for the next book to come out. This series is absolutely AMAZING. And if anyone needs something to read inbetween -  def check out her Lux Series!!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 9, 2013

    You know how sometimes a series can get a bit stale? Well, that

    You know how sometimes a series can get a bit stale? Well, that is NOT the case with the Covenant Series. In my opinion, this series gets better and better as the series grows. 

    Deity gave me some answers I needed, yet kept my blood pumping for more. I got the action-packed story that I love, but Deity is also filled with some really spectacular romantic moments. I mean seriously...Aiden is a dream. 

    There really isn't much I can say about this book, because you really just need to read the series. The Covenant Series is truly a gem of a series. If you haven't started it yet, what are you waiting for?

    ~In the silence of the early morning, I admitted that there was no getting over Aiden. No matter what happened from here on out, my heart would remain his.-Loc 2535

    ~Horror stole my breath. And it struck me then. That was the difference between Aiden and Seth. No matter how badly Aiden would want to strike back or how much he wanted something, he would never risk me.-Loc 4758

    ~"Are you ok?" Aiden asked Deacon.
    He nodded slowly. "Yeah, I'm great. Nothing like witnessing a death match between gods when I'm trying to get some Cheetos."-Loc 5191

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 24, 2012

    "Best Covenant Book Yet!" Like always when I finishe

    "Best Covenant Book Yet!"

    Like always when I finished a JLA book, I am speechless. I finished Deity yesterday and my emotions are still all over the place, while I struggle to find a way of EVER talking about what this book did to my heart, and what it means for the Covenant series. Deity brings us back into the world of our beloved characters Alex, Aiden, and Seth, and then turns everything you think you know on its head, ending in a breath-taking cliff-hanger that made me literally screech with frustration. Everything here is heightened - the characters, the relationships, the emotions, and the stakes. With Deity, Jennifer L Armentrout has set herself apart from any other YA author in the industry these days, with a book I will never forget, for what it did. It made me fall in love with the characters all over again, and it broke my heart.

    I feel like I read Deity by holding my breath, because something was always happening to put these characters that I adore in new peril. Not only is her 18th birthday looming over Alex - she also has her connection to Seth to deal with, not to mention a few key players in her world who have it out for her. And then there's always the mystery of her feelings for Seth, and for Aiden. JLA's feisty heroine takes it all in classic Alex stride, but the scenes where she gave in to her emotions and admitted her fears really broke my heart. We saw a new, vulnerable side of Alex in Deity, and I have to say: I want more. I admire JLA SO much for showing us that Alex isn't just all spirit and fire - she's also very, very human, loving, courageous, and at her core, a girl facing so much more than she's ready for.

    I connected emotionally with Deity on so many levels, because I've come to really care about Alex. But by far the most profound bond was with Alex and Aiden. There were times in Pure where I waivered and found myself liking Seth, but Deity changed ALL OF THAT. Aiden finally showed that he DOES care about Alex, and just...the two of them make my heart beat faster in EVERY scene. The wealth of affection, trust, and respect between them is so beautiful, and it doesn't even compare to the bond between Alex and Seth. And oh, Alex and Aiden had some gorgeous, steamy scenes but none of that ever felt anything other than genuine. I found myself falling in love with Aiden all over again, even as I felt that sense of impending danger, and knew the sanctuary Alex and Aiden found wouldn't last.

    The ending of Deity shocked me into silence, then an outraged "What?!," and then just a sense of being heart-broken beyond words. Prepare yourselves because this is a wild, no-holds-barred ride that will jolt your heart in the end. I have a few theories on what the next book will hold, but ultimately, I'm just going to end this review by begging you to read Deity. It's intense, it's crazy, it's perfect. You'll laugh, cry, and swoon. You'll shake your head in denial, all the while reading faster. You NEED this book in your life.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 27, 2013

    I was always proud to be Greek and believe that speaking Greek

    I was always proud to be Greek and believe that speaking Greek is a privilege and now it's one of those moments. Reading words like agapi mou, my love, and zoi mou, my life, made me extremely happy. I don't even know why I have to go over the same procedure I do with all the books I read on Goodreads. It's pretty obvious. 5 stars and one of the best books published in 2012. I decided to start reading the Covenant series a while ago because of what other readers and bloggers wrote about Aiden. So, I gave it a shot. And what a shot that was! The characters, the plot, the twists and finally the cliffhanger were exceptional.

    Now back to the story. Alex is a step before becoming the Apollyon and the fact that Seth can't keep his hands off her doesn't help. Seth, or Cuddle Bunny, is still one of the hottest guys and he's also the only guy who's trying to win Alex's heart, even when it belongs to a special pure-blood. But he has his humor as his #1 weapon. His lines are delightful.

    “You were in my dream.”
    “Please tell me we were naked.”

    “Our training was rather…exhausting. You know, there's a lot of moving, sweating, thrust—“
    “Seth,” I snapped

    I wanted to touch him.
    “I know what you're feeling right now. I totally approve of it.”

    Alex loves them and she tries to accept that she and Aiden don't have a future as a couple. But when Seth announces that he has to accompany Lucian back to the New York Covenant, she wants to go with him because her father is a servant there. There is no way Seth will let her follow him and that's when everything changes.

    Because the Order of Thanatos, Death in Greek, wants Alex dead. And you know what? The Order gets its wish. Alex dies and goes to the Underworld, where her best-friend, Caleb, awaits and for a dead guy he's pretty funny.

    “No. Persephone owed me one. We were playing Mario Kart Wii and I let her win. I crashed in my favor.”
    “You have the Wii down here?”
    “What? We get bored. Especially Persephone, when she's down here during these months. Usually Hades doesn't play, thank the gods. He freaking cheats.”

    But fate or maybe one god in particular brings her back to life and now she has to stay at Aiden’s house for her protection and that brings them close. Very close. And that's when the best moment in this book, make that the series, occurs. Aiden confesses his true feelings to Alex. He can't hide how deeply and madly in love he is with her and she returns the feeling. The outcome? A night full of love and adoration.

    “ I wanted a piece of you with me always. No matter, what.”
    I shuddered. “But I don't…I don't have anything of you.”
    “ Yes, you do. You'll have a piece of my heart forever. Even if your heart belongs to someone else.”

    After that, they're both ready to face everything this decision will bring as long as they're together. Although they have far more dangerous things to take care of. And these things are Lucian, who has gone crazy and he's thirsty for…power and SETH, Lucian's weapon and means of success. But the gods are not happy, not at all and three of them, starting with Poseidon who will do everything , even cause the deaths of innocent people. Then we have Hades, who wants Alexandra to follow him in the Underworld but then Artemis appears — she's pretty cool for a goddess —who saves Alex and reveals a secret about her family tree that takes her by surprise.

    “So I will say it one more time just in case Persephone has befuddled that brain of yours—stand down.”
    Artemis replaced the arrow back in her quiver and gave Aiden a sexy little grin. “ They just keep getting yummier.”

    So, when they finally get away from the crazy-version of Seth and the gods’ wrath, everyone is waiting for Alexandra to Awaken. And when she does…that's how Deity ends. So frustrating. I hate it when they do that. Cliffhanger,again!

    But still, it's one of the best books I've read and the wait for Apollyon, the fourth installment in the Covenant series, will be…frustrating! What else?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2013

    So good!! No matter how hard headed Alex is, I find myself alway

    So good!! No matter how hard headed Alex is, I find myself always rooting for the girl. And Seth! He's such a mystery but I'm sure we'll be figuring him out soon. I'm a huge fan of Greek mythology and I love how in this book (spoiler alert) some of the Gods make an appearance and we get to really see how their powers and their attitudes coincide with one another. Whenever the Gods would appear, I was greatly entertained and very amused! 

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  • Posted January 8, 2013

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    Deity is action-packed and full of romance, intrigue, and suspen

    Deity is action-packed and full of romance, intrigue, and suspense. I could not put this book down, and I was up until 3am reading it when I had to wake up at the crack of dawn the next day and drive 10 hours. Not a good combination. However, this book was definitely worth the sacrifice. Alex grows a ton as a character, the book has plenty of Aiden and Seth, so no matter which team you're on, you'll be happy. Also, there are some pretty amazing surprises. You will not be disappointed with this installment of the Covenant series, but you will be begging for the next book as soon as you finish this one. It's just that good.

    Alex's character growth was amazing to me. She started trying to think instead of just running head first into a bunch of stupid, and she also became more selfless. A lot of that was Aiden's influence. He kept an eye on her quite a bit, but she made some good decisions for herself. She spent a lot of this novel extremely terrified of her Awakening, and I can't blame her. She still tried to do what was best for everyone, though. 

    The relationships between Aiden and Alex and Seth and Alex got a lot more complicated in this novel. I have also switched from team Seth to team Aiden. I'm not going to tell you why, but Aiden really won me over this time. I also like Marcus better now that I got to see a little more of his personality. 

    The plot was amazingly captivating, and action and suspense were nonstop. I could not have put this book down, even if I'd wanted to! So many people are out to get Alex that it's impossible to tell who is on her side and who wants her dead. Many of the characters aren't who we thought they were, and there are a lot of surprises. There are also a lot of attempts on Alex's life. Additionally, the pacing was perfect. All of that makes for a quick and enthralling read. 

    My only complaint with this book is that it ends on a cliffhanger. I want the next installment now, haha. I'm not very patient, so the wait is already killing me. I'm in for a rough road before Apollyon is released. 

    Overall, I'd recommend this book (and series) to anyone. Jennifer L. Armentrout is one of my favorite authors, and Deity does not disappoint. I can't wait to see what happens next. 

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 26, 2012

    I love this series

    I really loved how this book had aidens point of view not alexs dont get me wrong i love her point if view too but its really good to hear it from a another view. I really loved seth and was secertly rooting for him but then he went crazy so now i really love aiden and i want him and alex to be together forever. Team aiden i am rooting for!!!!! :)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 6, 2012


    Best book in the covenant series yet! Perfect length, great storyline continues, swoonworthy! And leaves you wanting to read the next one NOW! Buy it you wont regret it!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 5, 2012


    Can't get the characters and story

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 5, 2012

    Great book

    Im not going to give anything away....but i hate what happens in the end. I get what i finally want only for it to be ripped away from me!!!!! I can't for the next book so a certain someone can get their sorry butt kicked.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 1, 2015

    Good read

    Loved this series

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  • Posted March 30, 2015

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    Originally posted on my blog: Tangled Up In Books

    Can I be honest with you guys? I haven't really been feeling this series. Don't get me wrong! I have really, really liked it, but it was never that deep, crazy, intense love that I normally feel when reading something by JLA. Look at my start and stop track record. Since 2013 until now I have read both Half-Blood and Pure three times now and never even put a dent in Deity. I've hated the fact that even though I was enjoying these books I didn't feel like I did when reading Lux or The Dark Elements or Wait for You or anything else I'd read by her. And then the other day I picked up Deity and...everything changed. And I mean everything ! I was worried about feelings? Now I have so many I don't even know how to deal with them. And all I can do is just sit here and stare at the book and wonder...what the heck did I just read?!

    --A lump of horror and frustration formed in my throat.

    Oh man this book was such an intense and frustrating ride! I swear only JLA can write something that would have me frustrated to the point where I wanted to physically hurt someone or something one moment, in the next nonstop tears, and then moments after that laughing hysterically. I don't know how she does it! Even my feelings for certain characters have been flipped upside down. I went into this feeling very strongly one way and came out the other side completely reversed. The woman is a magician.

    --It was official. The gods were overgrown children.

    I am a huge lover of Greek mythology. So I think one of my most favorite things about this book was getting to meet a few of the gods. I always figured it would happen eventually, but I thought that maybe it would be more towards the end of the series. Getting to see three? I was over the moon! One of them was part of some of the funniest scenes and I couldn't get enough. I wanted more of him! Then the other two, well it was pretty intense. And as crazy and chaotic as everything is at the end of this one, I'm really hoping that means that there are more of them to come.

    --'Don't look at me like I've kicked a baby pegasus into the street.'

    Though I wasn't really a huge Alex fan in the beginning of the series, that's also something that's now changed. She was always just so reckless and never really used her brain and it drove me crazy. I absolutely adore her now. She's fierce and the reason she's always so reckless is because she lets her heart lead her. She's so full of passion and a sense of duty. Alex has so many things weighing down on her and I love the fact that through it all she's still filled with so much hope, though a lot of it was misguided hope, but nonetheless I respected her for that. And the fact that she could find things to laugh about and still have her sarcastic side after everything she's been through, I don't know how she hasn't cracked yet. She kicks some ass in a major way.

    --'I wanted a piece of you with me always. No matter what.'

    I don't really want to get into anything else just in case there are those out there, like me, who haven't gotten very far into this series yet. All I can say is this book shocked me, broke me, filled me with rage and made me, finally, fall in love, a deep, deep love, with this series. The holy crap factor was bumped up quite a few notches. I was on the edge of my seat and lost sleep and that ending? I think if I'd have read this back when it was first released I would've died having to wait and find out what was going to become of it. What a difference one book can make am I right?

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    Posted January 11, 2015

    Portal ✧

    Thanks! You have no idea how much that helped.

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    Posted January 10, 2015

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    (I know with all these names, it's hard to follow who's a Klepto and who' an Invies. Expecially in the following chapters, I wilo be using names without clarifying which side he/she is on. I hope this helps, and there will be another chapter posted today! <p> ~ KLEPTOS ~ <br> Thefts, sneaky, clever, smart, skinny, tall, jeans, t-shirt, hair up for females. <br> (male) <br> Jack <br> Thomas (Tom) <br> Fegrati <br> Carson <br> James <br> Isaac <p> (female) <br> Emily <br> Samantha (Sam) <br> Dawn <br> Hannah <br> Sarah <br> Arden <p> ~ INVIES ~ <br> Builders, humorous, hang-back, short-normal height, strong and muscular, steampunk goggles, Palm-gloves <br> (male) <br> Joe <br> Harley <br> Kayden <br> Jonas <br> Lucas <br> Miles <br> (female) <br> Nyssa <br> Francine <br> Anna <br> Calamity <br> Trix <br> Sadie <p> . <p> . <p> . <p> . <p> . <p> . <p> . <p> ~ LEADER & FOUNDER OF THE STEAM ~ <p> (unknown characteristics or personality to the Steamies) <br> (male) <br> Simon <p> Reflections&#9830

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  • Posted October 3, 2014

    4-1/2 stars. Deity picks up the pace in an already faced-paced s

    4-1/2 stars. Deity picks up the pace in an already faced-paced series. It’s a busy, busy novel! Alex and gang are back home after killing a Pure at the council, which Aiden covered up for her. Major bonus points in Team Aiden’s column. Alex and Seth continue to “train” together and the heat between these two Apollyons nearly reach the boiling point. Bonus points in Seths’ column. But alas, Alex is in love with Aiden even though it is forbidden for them to ever be together. Seth has his good points, first and foremost, a relationship with him is permitted, but love is a fickle thing.

    We finally get answers to some of the questions that have been piling up, including exactly why Pures and Halfs are forbidden to be together. And it’s a doozie!

    This is my favorite book in the series so far. A lot does happen, but it’s never overwhelming. We get just enough answers to keep us from pulling our hair out in frustration. There are some very satisfying elements to make up for the unbelievably tense cliffhanger ending. Normally I’m not a fan of cliffhangers, but because I’m late to this series, I get to pick up and read the next book the minute I put this one down, and I’m in a forgiving mood.

    It’s a busy, action-packed plot with lots of surprises and more than a few OMG moments. A lot of ground is covered in Deity, from answers and revelations we’ve been waiting for, to relationship development, and most importantly, character development. It was long past time for Alex to grow up and I’m pleased to see her moving in the right direction. She’s got a lot of issues, and she’s entitled to them. Her life has been anything but easy, but if anything, she seemed less mature as a result of things that should have sobered her up. It was great to see her finally accept that her lot in life is what it is, and bucking the system isn’t the answer.

    One of the best parts of this installment in the series is the role of the Gods. I’ll admit to not being up on my Greek Mythology, so I had to do a little homework. I found a copy of the Cliff Notes guide to Greek Mythology in the garage and scanned it as I read. The Gods playing a bigger role only raises the stakes to astronomic proportions.

    And yeah, there’s the cliffhanger mentioned before, so if you hate cliffhangers, be forewarned.

    As mentioned above, Alex does some much needed growing in Deity and I like her more for it. Seth does a little devolving though, but at the same time, we get a deeper glimpse into who he is and what drives him. I know a lot of people were turned off by Seth after this book, but it only endeared him to me more. I love a tortured bad boy and Seth is pretty badass and ridiculously tortured. Aiden is still perfect, so I don’t have much to complain about.

    Bottom Line
    Deity is the most explosive book in the series to date. Tons of action, lots of revelations, and an edge-of -your-seat cliffhanger.

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  • Posted September 26, 2014

    Loved it!

    Loved it!

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  • Posted August 26, 2014

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    Great read!

    So hard to do this without spoilers! I’m not doing synopsis’s of each book simply because they have minor spoilers in them, and while I personally don’t mind some spoilers, some people are fanatic about them. I simply want people to NOT tell me the major plot reveals and endings. That’s all. However, to be fair for those who wish to read it and enjoy it like I did – spoiler free – I’ll try to stay away from it.

    In the previous book, Aiden does something so profound it could destroy his life if anyone ever learns of it, all to protect Alex. In this one, she’s dealing with the worry of that, the slow suspicion surrounding Seth, despite the fact she wants to believe in him. She keeps onto that hope and as well as trying to understand the difference between need and love, fate and choice. She keeps ignoring her suspicions, holding onto that deep friendship she has with Seth. Plus she has to dodge assassins from a fanatical cult bent on killing her. Oh, and keep her distance from the Pure she loves.

    This is a slightly darker read, but the agony and worry really do infect the reader. Although I did want to strangle Alex a few times for purposely ignoring warning signs regarding one of the men in her life, but it is excusable once you understand it, so I’ll let that pass. Luckily for us readers, we really get to see a lot of Alex and Aiden moments, although he’s still a little difficult to read. By the end of the novel – a horrible cliffhanger – you are dying for the next one! I’m wavering between 4 and 5 stars here, so I’ll split the difference. 4.5 stars!

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