Thursday, October 31, 2013

Blog Tour: Sentinel by: Jennifer L. Armentrout (Elixir Spotlight, Review, Playlist, and Giveaway)

Today I am all sorts of excited to be participating in the blog tour for Sentinel by Jennifer L Armentrout hosted by Stuck In Books. In case you don't know (which idk how you wouldn't) I love all things JLA and she is easily my favorite author. I adore this series and am so sad to see it coming to an end, but I am also very excited for the conclusion. For my stop on the tour I have a spotlight on Aiden's novella; Elixir. I have re-posted my review of Elixir, and I have also included some songs that I think fit well with Elixir. Be sure to check out the other stops on the Sentinel Tour here.
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"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:

THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR THE PREVIOUS BOOKS.

I dare you not to fall in love with Aiden St. Delphi after reading Elixir. This book makes it painfully clear that there is absolutely nothing he will not do for Alex. This includes pissing off a bunch of gods. 

Elixir was a wonderful novella and it helped me cope with that killer ending in Deity. It didn’t make everything better, but it will give the reader a feeling a hope. There is a light at the end of the tunnel, if only Aiden and Alex are strong enough to make it there. I personally have faith, and if they don’t make it, I may just go curl up in a ball for the rest of my life. 

The Alex we see in Elixir is a very different Alex from the one we have all come to know and love. For reasons I will not go into, Alex is almost a new person. I really missed her attitude, snark, and her vivacious personality. 

Poor Aiden is forced to make some very tough choices on behalf of Alex in Elixir, because she really is in no place to make them for herself. I just wanted to hug him and make him feel better. He spends a good portion of the novella torturing himself over this, but in the end he will always do what is right by Alex. 

I really loved getting inside Aiden’s head and finally seeing what goes on in there. Aiden has always been a tough one to crack and Elixir was very illuminating. We all know by now that he loves Alex, but I don’t think anyone realized just how much he truly loves her until you see his thoughts and understand just how deep those feelings go. 

“And I finally understood why Paris had risked his country and his blood for Helen. Selfish, yes, but I understood. I would burn down the world if that meant Alex would be safe.” 

This is by far my favorite JLA novella to date! Yes, Daimon and Shadows are great, but there is just something truly outstanding about Elixir.

My Elixir Playlist:



Giveaway:


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About Sentinel:


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"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."


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. Website | Twitter | Facebook | Goodreads

13 comments:

  1. Wifey, I have GOT to start this series. I must make time -- you have told me so many wonderful things about it. Thank you for sharing and for the awesome giveaway. *smoosh*

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  2. Oh my god I LOVE your playlist, literally every single song on it! Listening to it now and connecting it to Elixir <3

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  3. So, what you're saying is- is that I need to also purchase these novellas while I'm reading through the series? I am going to be reading them all after Sentinel's release, but hadn't planned on the novellas. Clearly, I need to change that!

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    1. Yes you do... not only are the novellas great but you actually have to read Elixir since it is a very important part in the story line

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  4. I fell for Aiden even more after reading this one

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  5. Great review!! I can't believe this series is ending. I am so excited to see how it all goes down. Thank God they moved up the release date to Nov 2! I enjoyed this novella too and if I wasn't in love with Aiden already, which I think I was, I would have been after this book.

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  6. Oh, I LOVE Aiden! What a wonderful guy. And gosh, this book broke my heart but yet, made it whole! And you are so right, this novelle helped so much with coping with how Deity ended! Being inside Aiden's head was just... awesome!!

    Great review!!!

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  7. What a cool tour! I love how much JLA's fans love this series. Thanks for sharing, Teresa!

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  8. I love this blog. What a great kick ass giveaway. Thank you. These books sound amazing

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  9. I really need a new e reader. I want to buy a kindle, just not sure which one. With this gift card I would not have a problem getting one. Thank you all to bringing all these fabulous books to us readers attentions.

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