Unchained (Nephilim Rising #1)
The fact that she and Julian are civil to one another is enough to have her thrown out of the Sanctuary, but she can't shake her not-so-angelic stalker or how he brings her dangerously c...more
It was not a terrible book by any means, but it was far from perfect. In a good urban fantasy, as in an...more
First of all let me just say how insanely excited I am that I have finally read this book. I heard about this book back in 2011 when I first discovered the genius that is Jennifer L Armentrout. I had just devoured a review copy of Obsidian, the first book in her YA Lux Series followed by Half-Blood, the first book in her YA Covenant series, and I could not wait to get my hands on more... including this adult Urban Fantasy book. Two YEARS later and I have finally read i...more
Can't. Poorly edited, if at all, the MC was utterly unlikeable, and the male lead was a creepy, rapey, douchenozzle.
First, our heroine is Lily. Lily is brave, snarky, loyal and yet she has that sweet, and a little bit naive side to her as well. You see, Lily is a Nephilim. She has always known that this is the life she wants, th...more
From the moment I started reading "Unchained" I knew I would love it.
J. Lynn/ Jennifer Armentrout is an amazing author. The stories and the worlds she creates in her books are so perfect that you can never forget them. This book is no exception. The plot was VERY interesting. The book was full with action, suspense, heartbreak, mystery and lots of steamy moments!! There were fallen angels, demon-hunters and possessed humans.
Lily is a Nephilim and hunts (and kills) demons and fallen a...more
But still always do that...
So, anyway , about book...
This is Julian
And this is my Lily
At first I didn't get about all Nephilim stuff ...
But I read further and clearly it became much more interesting .
I liked Julian's and Lily's relationships.
No mather all their difficulties and differences they still stay together.
The sex was HOT
Why you should read it: J. Lynn is the pen name for Jennifer Armentrout, and she has...more
Just when I thought J. Lynn couldn’t possibly get any better…she goes and gives us Unchained.
I was surprised to hear that she wrote this book back in 2008. This book is very different from the rest…for the better!
I could shout from the roof how much I loved this book. I am a huge fan of angel books. I love them! So when I found out that not only is this a new series by J. Lynn but one involving angels, I was thrilled! I had high hopes...more
A ball busting chick. A swoon-worthy male lead. Some smokin' hot forbidden love. The holy trinity of fabulous YA book.
I can't wait to get my hands on this one!!
Please mommy Jennifer give me this book, i'll cook cookies for you everyday.
She's not supposed to be near him but they always wind up together and he has saved and healed Lily twice from the wrath(touch) of evil Baal.
They forbid Lily from seeing Julian any more because of her relationship with him and force her to be grounded to the Sanctuary.
She refuses and unfortunately is suspected of being a traitor against the Sanctuar...more
Armentrout's books lack originality.
Oh - I admit there is definite appeal in her writing style and her characters and their interactions almost always seem to crack me up. But the plot itself is never anything too out of the norm or...more
Between the pissed off creatures that want demon-hunter Lily Marks dead and the fallen angel who just...wants her, Lily is about ready to trade in forever for a comfy job in a cubicle farm.
The fact that she and Julian are civil to one another is enough to have her thrown out of the Sanctuary, but she can't shake her not-so-angelic stalker or how he brings her dangerously close to ecstasy.
Her forbidden relationship with Julian provides the perfect fuel for...more
Ahhh, angels. There's just something about them. Is it the wings? Their unearthly beauty? I don't know, but whatever that mysterious "it" quality is that they possess, it works.
Lily is a Nephilim, and it's her job to take down minions and the Fallen who control them. It's a violent task, to be sure, and one she takes very seriously. She's lauded as the best of the best, even among her fellow Nephilim, and she is fully committed to her mission to keep the world safe. Only...more
SIGHHHHHH, what is this uninteresting streak that Jennifer Armentrout has? Or is it me? I don't know but my feelings toward her first books and her newer ones have a drastic difference. I would consider her first books as ones I cannot live without and the newer ones to be soo....
When I read her recent paranormal books it feels like she defies the laws of logic just a tad too much, actually it's pretty ridiculous, I wouldn't be surprised if she added robotic rainbow unicorns to all of them.
If you like the Covenant series by Jennifer then you will like Unchained. It made me think of this series, but in a more adult way.
Lily is a Nephilim. She hunts deadheads and minions (sorts of demons). She's very tough, independent and really, really strong. She's very loyal to the Sanctuary maybe a bit too much.
Julian is a fallen angel (YES!), and note that for all th
Love Nephilim books and this one was no exception, plus this one had some sizzling sex thrown in which makes for a very happy Rach!
This was a great story with a whodunit theme and poor Lily being the fall guy. Lily was a great lead female character who was strong and full of spunk which I adore. Julian... Well Julian was fucking HOT but also sweet, adoring, sarcastic, strong and all round amazing. I loved seeing their relationship develop through this story and how Lily's...more
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After reading Jennifer Armentrout flex her YA skills with the Lux novels, I was ever so curious to check out her adult skills with Unchained. I will be honest and say that any series set in Washington, DC like this one is will automatically make me a little biased. But I probably would have loved this book if it took place in Timbuktu (well, not really, but any urban setting would have worked). I have grown to enjoy the fallen angel subgenre almost as much as a vampire o...more
Lily likes her job. She works with the other Nephilim basically destroying demons and protecting humanity...you know, saving the world eradicating one demon at a time. Of course there are also the Fall...more
What are Nephilim you might ask if you don't know. Well in this case they are the off springs of Fallen Angels. So at one point in time an Angel decided sleeping with a human was worth Falling and then from that encounter a half mortal - half angel happened. Poor Nephilim though, they never learn who the...more
The heroine is up to par, but the male characters, the Nephilim, who are supposed to have been ar...more
Since she’s a writing machine I almost missed this title. Publishing a book every couple of months is insane, but I’m thankful that JLA is up to it.
First, this cover. It’s very Entangled-y. I like their covers. And this one has this badass vibe you’d expect when reading about the heroine of this novel, Lily.
Now, there are MANY details and characters in this world. I’m not going to c...more
Jennifer doesn't waste any time turning up the heat to a scorching level. Right from the first chapter we get a taste of what's to come. I've read my share of angel books, but I love what Jennifer brought into this lore. The secret world of Nephilim's, the Fallen and deadheads is dark, d...more
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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.