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Hey Guys! Please note: I don't send out ARCs for review. If you're interested in reviewing a book of mine before release date, please contact the appropriate publisher. I also do NOT check my Goodreads email.

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# 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 n...more

So as some of you might have heard already (probably heard my screaming), Opposition hit the USA Today Bestseller’s list at number 34 and put the Lux Series on the New York Times YA Series list at number 4 this week.

Screen Shot 2014-08-13 at 5.30.49 PMI was absolutely shocked by this. That series list is a beast to crack, and I think (I could be wrong) that the Lux Series is the first small press book to have ever debuted on the...

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Obsidian (Lux, #1)
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“Beautiful face. Beautiful body. Horrible attitude. It was the holy trinity of hot boys.”
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“I was gonna be super pissed in the afterlife if I died a virgin in this crap hole.”
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“Then I should be relieved to know what I was told an hour ago is false. It wasn't you who yanked a girl--by her hair--out of chair in the common lounge area.”
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“You better have had a baby, killed someone, or slept with a pure. Those are your three options. Anything less is unsuitable.”
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“So? What are you going to do about it? Throw your mashed potatoes at me? I'm consumed by terror.”
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tags: seth

“Okay. He had a point but it wasn’t like I could tell him anything. I
could see me now: Guess what? You ever watch Clash of the Titans or
read any Greek fables? Well those gods are real and yeah, I’m sort of
a descendant of them. Kind of like the stepchild no one wants to claim.
Oh, and I hadn’t even been around mortals until three years ago. Can
we still be friends?”
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tags: alex

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message 144: by Maira

Maira Hey!

I just finished the first book of your new series The Dark Elements and i have to say you are awesome. I admire you witty, sarcastic comments and the Plot was just fantastic. Wish you the best for your second book. Hope it comes out soon. :)

message 143: by Jessica

Jessica Gomez Hey! I just finished some of your books posted under L. Lynn. fan!Tas!TIC! You keep my days entertaining, thank you!

message 142: by Cynthia

Cynthia You just killed a small part of my soul with that ending in Origin. Thanks.

I still love ya though.

message 141: by Jessica

Jessica Gomez Holy freaking baby duck farts! Just finished Origin! I am now beinging to believe the rumours... you are an evil genius. I would love to meet you and see if you laugh like Dr. Evil. Muuaaahaha... Muuahahaha.

Slowly going insane until next summer!

message 140: by Nina

Nina Origin rocked!!Enough said..And now I am going to rock into a corner till next summer:-P

message 139: by Shane

Shane Harris First - everything you write is ...gah...Amazing! I glory in the awesomeness that are your books.

Second - Just finished Origin (the wound is too fresh, I can't talk about it right now).

Third - Please hurry with Opposition. Tell the publishers they need to expedite. For the sanity of your readers. Please.

Fourth - You are seriously KILLING ME with these endings. Killing. Me.

That is all. xo

Madeleine Thank you Jennifer for accepting my friend request, I´m going today to your Martinsburg in WV to stay there one month with my best friend :) So excited!

message 136: by J

J Why are you so darn amazing! Oh I love all your book! I need Origin and Sentinel! Please, the wait is killing me! And the Arum, wow that's hot!

Clary ♡. Oh Jenn i need Origin please! A cover anything! I'll go to die!

 Blondie~♔ Tyanks for accepting me as yor friend Jennifer.



message 133: by Allison

Allison Thanks for accepting my friend request, Jennifer! You are among my most favorite authors, and I've read everything you've released. Can't wait for more!!! :D

message 132: by Anna

Anna Thank you so much for accepting my friend request! I can't wait to read your upcoming books! :)

message 131: by Marce

Marce Hi Jennifer :)

Thank you so much for all the work that you do
You're an amazing writter. I'm a big fan of the Lux Series!!!


I can't wait for Origin
The wait is killing me :<

message 130: by Sandra

Sandra Thanks so much for friending me! :) I bought Cursed and it's on TBR pile for the summer!! Can't wait!! :>

message 129: by Misty

Misty Thanks for Accepting my friend request Jennifer. Love your books sooo much :P

Unholy Unicorn Thanks for accepting my friend invite, Jennifer. Looking forward to chatting books with you! :)

message 127: by Veronica

Veronica I just want to say Love the Lux series but, that cute guy should just me on the Origin cover just suggesting haha :)

message 126: by Jennifer

Jennifer "Wait For You" was so beautiful, emotional and amazing...I knew that I loved your Lux and Covenent series; but now I know for sure and certain that if you write it I will read it!

message 125: by Carissa

Carissa I died with the ending of Apollyon. Why? :'( Also, I'm Team Seth! Take that into account when you're wrapping up Sentinel hahahah

message 124: by MahRukh

MahRukh I finished reading apollyon last night and i have no words for it....awesome.
And i have a question for you how do you get so many ideas i mean i have read every book of yours and they are all damn good.

message 123: by Tating

Tating thanks for the add jennifer, i love love adore your books.. :DD

Claire Ashallyn Thanks for accepting my friend request. I super love your books and I'm looking forward to reading more. :)

 ♥  Barb ♥ Thanks for the add, Jennifer! I loved your book "Wait For You" :)

message 120: by Allison

Allison Chan Thanks for adding me Jennifer! I am so addicted to your Lux series and I'm so excited for July!!!!!!!! (no pressure no pressure :P)

message 119: by Jessica

Jessica Gomez Jennifer! I just finished Opal! Bravo! And yes, the use for all the exclamation points IS necessary. Cannot wait until August. At least thats what the vurrent release date says!

Jakleen Sierra Thanks for accepting! I'm a huge fan of your books! Wait for you was AMAZING! Super excited for it's sequel! Origin and Apollyon too!

Chelsea ❤Peril Please❤ I just heard from someone in a discussion on here that on your FB page you said the release date for Origin might not be in July?!!! Horrible news!!! I might far the most highly anticipated book coming out in 2013 for me..and then book 5 in late 2014? I might die. lol. But are quickly becoming my favorite author, this one series has altered my daily life like crazy. Can hardly wait for the release of Wait For You in March :)

message 116: by Humaira

Humaira Thank you for accepting :D I LOVE your books and the ending of Opal made me want to cry. Cannot wait for Origin :)

message 115: by Sashsyy (last edited Feb 13, 2013 05:46AM)

Sashsyy I WANT TO READ OPAL! I love Obsidian and Onyx! They made me stay up all night just because the book is too mind-blowing to just put it away and go to sleep. And even after finishing those two books, I kept reading it over again cause even after finishing it, I couldn't stop thinking about Katy and Daemon.As weird as it sounds, those two just keep me awake!
Hehe :D

message 114: by melody

melody WHY OH WHY arent any of ur books out now!!
i just got my exams already in withdrawls and i cant find any of ur new releases!!!

message 113: by Amy

Amy Armstrong Hi Jennifer! Thanks so much for accepting my friend request. Hope you have a wonderful day!

message 112: by Ashley

Ashley Thank you so much for adding me. I am so in love with your books. They are heartbreakingly beautiful!! I recommend your books to everyone I talk to. I am such a huge fan =)

message 111: by Sophia

Sophia Thank you for accepting my friendship request, Jennifer. I have read and enjoyed your Lux series up to date (fab creative world building, characters and snappy dialogue btw) and this year I plan to start the Covenant series.

Hope your new year is beginning well.

message 110: by Abby

Abby I loved Opal, but holy crap at the ending.... I was like NOOOOOOO!!!!! I don't know if I can wait for the next book!

message 109: by Fera

Fera フェルナンダ Ms. Armentrout,
*after reading OPAL*
---Y CRAP! what's with that cliffhanger ending!

can't help it, the book is too awesome, after Daemon's. :P

Kate Lynn I've just finished reading Opal and I'm totally awed. Hats off to you Jennifer! :)

message 107: by MahRukh

MahRukh I finished reading opal last night and all have to say is that you're awesome.
Can't wait for the next book.
Absolutely love you!

message 106: by Bethany

Bethany Lyke Ok so I know by now you probably have had thousands of these......but just finished Opal and I cant.....I just cant!!! Sobbing doesnt even cut what was going on when I was reading the end!! just PLEASE god please start throwing out some hints as to what is going on beyond those last pages or for the love have a novella come out soon or something!!! you are so good to us with the novellas because truth, I would die if it wasnt for Elixer so please do the same with this one!!! Ahhhh......ok thank you, and Im done!! ;)

message 105: by K. D.

K. D. Grace Your reading Wallbanger ... You gotta let us (or at least me darling) how it is... I've been debating it as my next read.

message 104: by melody (last edited Dec 02, 2012 09:25AM)

melody hi jennifer thnq for accepting friend req..
love ur books..they are awesome
and u are a fast writer...
making us happy with quick releases
keep the books coming...we enjoy anything u write


~Anna B.~ ♥ Hi Jennifer! Thanks for the friendship! :) I really love Obsidian and Onyx and I'm so excited to have a copy of Opal! :D I'll be reading the Covenant series and I'm so glad to found these lovely books! I'm looking forward to read more of your work! :)

Martatomem Please jennifer couldn' t OPAL be realeased sooner ??????? I can ' t wait anymoreeee i love your series

message 101: by Jennifer

Jennifer Armentrout LOL. Thank you. Love the pictures. LOL

message 100: by Bayli

Bayli Jennifer,

Thank you sooooo much for writing two of my most favorite book series' ever!

Jennifer Armentrout I don't plan to write anymore Aiden POV scenes right now, but there's Elixir, a whole novella in his POV available for free from the publisher's website and that picks up after Deity

Patricia I am so damn in love with Aiden!!!!
I finished reading Deity last night and it got stuck with me, can't think of anything else...

I was wondering if you will write an Aiden POV from the Valentines day/eve events ;)

message 97: by Maira (last edited Nov 12, 2012 05:01AM)

Maira oh i forgot thank you so much for accepting my request as a friend

message 96: by Maira

Maira i am a hugeeeeee fan of your books
i have read every single one of them and they are awesome.your writing style is very different and i like it a lot.

message 95: by Wendy

Wendy :O Are you no longer going to post on your blogspot blog?

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