Oh. My. Gods. The End.
Series: Covenant Series #3
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
"History is on repeat, and things didn't go so well the last time. "
Alexandria isn't sure she's going to make it to her eighteenth birthday--to her Awakening. A long-forgotten, fanatical order is out to kill her, and if the Council ever discovers what she did in the Catskills, she's a goner... and so is Aiden.
If that's not freaky enough, whenever Alex and Seth spend time "training"--which really is just Seth's code word for some up-close and personal one-on-one time--she ends up with another mark of the Apollyon, which brings her one step closer to Awakening ahead of schedule. Awesome.
But as her birthday draws near, her entire world shatters with a startling revelation and she's caught between love and Fate. One will do anything to protect her. One has been lying to her since the beginning. Once the gods have revealed themselves, unleashing their wrath, lives will be irrevocably changed... and destroyed.
Those left standing will discover if love is truly greater than Fate...
Honestly, I'd give it 5 freakin' gazillian stars if someone would let me, but I haven't found any rating scale that allows the whole universe to be given to a singular book.
One word that describes Deity?
GAMECHANGER! The. End.
Oh, the review I want to write, the one that tells you all the ooey-gooey goodness that bled from the pages of this book. The secrets I want to spill. The boys I love. The boys I love to hate. They're all safely enclosed inside this wonderfully amazing novel that I can only tell you so much about, because I want your jaw dropping open, your eyes widening in shock and amazement and shock and horror, just like mine did. I want you to experience Jennifer's ability to pull out all the stops and leave you trembling in the wake of destruction. I want you to experience her ability to pull three people through the pits of hell and make things happen that you couldn't guess in a million years. And what scares me, we are barely half-way through this series. *Shivers as if four thousand spiders scampered across my skin.*
But...I'll tell you what I can, and here they are:
Alex, Seth, and Aiden rock.
People do the horizontal mambo.
What? You want more than that? So difficult...I swear.
If you haven't read this book, you're going to want to catch up on some of the prophecies mentioned in earlier books. You're going to want to reserve a long period of time to sit and read, because you will be unable to put this book down. If you want some hints, see if you can find a Ustream of Jen's floating around, listen carefully. There were things said in a few of those interviews that hinted at certain gods and their appearances. YES! The gods finally begin to appear: the beautiful, the deadly, the ravenous. One by one, they're setting their feet on Earth
Alex continues to be the snarky, butt-kicking girl we've seen from the beginning. She's dreading her 18th birthday and hoping it will be a horrible fluke. The group of people surrounding her are doing everything they can to make sure she's safe, and, amazingly enough, she's playing by the rules. Sort of. She would not be Alex if she behaved completely, would she?
Seth and Aiden are still tearing her to pieces, but the tides are starting to shift and decisions are being made. Marcus and Lucien are beginning to show their true sides, and more than one person is not who you've thought they were. Deacon's sin-sationally amazing, as always.
The one thing I will remind you all of is this prophecy from Half-Blood, chapter 8 (Thanks Jenny!)
“Sometimes you will mistake need for love. Be careful. The road with need is never a fair one,never a good one. Much like the road you must walk down. Beware of the one who needs.”
Now, while many of you are thinking this specifically applies to our wonderfully arranged love triangle, to which it might, but I also see it in so many other areas of Alex's life. She's constantly forced into people's lives. Some need her, some love her, some love to hate her. Other's just love to irritate her...a certain god, for instance. Deacon, for another.
Now...while I read the ARC, thank you to Spencer Hill Press for allowing me access to the copy, I bought and downloaded Deity today, and I will most likely buy a hard copy also, but I want to leave you with this parting line...
And they all were going to die.Bwhahahahaha! Now, seriously, the end.
Well, except after you've read Deity, you must hunt down Elixir, Aiden's Novella, and read it immediately!
And, because this review lacked substance, because there's just so little I can say without blowing even one of the dozen OMG moments, when my partner in crime, Miss Kelly McGeer, who's looking for a Seth of her own, finishes Deity, her and I are going to do something major spoilery, with lots of great fan-girling and estrogen riddled fun. I can guarantee, with absolute certainty, that you will absolutely want to hear her opinion!
Here is the Tour giveaway!
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$25 Amazon gift card