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Onyx (Lux #2)

4.34  ·  Rating Details ·  113,371 Ratings  ·  8,718 Reviews
Being connected to Daemon Black sucks…

Thanks to his alien mojo, Daemon’s determined to prove what he feels for me is more than a product of our bizarro connection. So I’ve sworn him off, even though he’s running more hot than cold these days. But we’ve got bigger problems.

Something worse than the Arum has come to town…

The Department of Defense are here. If they ever find o
Paperback, 366 pages
Published August 14th 2012 by Entangled Teen (first published June 3rd 2012)
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Maria Polito its katy. because why would dee be all over her brother like that? and the obsedian shes the only one with the obsedian necklace

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May 07, 2012 Tough Critic Book Reviews rated it it was amazing
HANDS DOWN, feet down, face down, ass down the best book Jennnifer L. Armentrout has ever written (yes, the extra "n" in Jennifer was originally a typo, but I decided to leave it in because that's just how awesome she is). I've said before that I'm riding the Jennifer L. Armentrout train going full speed ahead, but now I own the frickin railroad! GREAT ALIEN BALLS OF FIRE!

I must warn you, Onyx drips with sexual tension. Just when I thought the witty banter between Daemon and Kat couldn't get any
Aug 11, 2012 Nicole rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
So perfect!!!

Merged review:

Dear Daemon,
You are too perfect <3

Merged review:


Where to start, where to start? Well, how aboutHOW FREAKING AMAZING JLA IS!!!
Onyx isPERFECTION! Pure Genius!!!I thought Obsidian was amazing but Onyx isbreath taking.It's a non-stop rollercoaster ride that tears at your emotions. But did I ever want to get off this ride?? NO!
I absolutelylovedKaty! She became such a strong and admirable character! She is flawed and I love it!! Who wants a perfect heroine anyway?
Jan 09, 2015 Nymeria rated it really liked it
Shelves: favorites, amazing
Aug 11, 2012 Shreya rated it it was amazing
Sorry peeps, all my gifs had to go otherwise my actual review would've added to it's super longevity, lol.
I didn't think Jennifer Armentrout's wittiness, cleverness and ingenuity could step beyond the already above-average line, but with Onyx, she somehow managed to! Now I always say this about Miss Armentrout's books, I don't know how she does it, but she manages to write a bestselling novel in a span of a few weeks/months
Jun 14, 2016 Katerina rated it it was amazing
Holy alien babies everywhere,I can't decide whether I want to kiss or kill Jennifer L. Armentrout!I'm stressed and excited and scared and giddy and I can't turn off these emotions that threaten to drown me!Just give me the next book!

By New Year's Day,you'll have admitted that you're madly,deeply,irrevocably,and irresistibly in love with me.

While Daemon seemed sure that Kat would admit her feelings towards him,she tried to convince herself and everyone else that those feelings were nonexistan
Stacia (the 2010 club)

It's only fitting that I go back to my roots and kick this review off Obsidian Style

Up First : Bad Cop

1. The first half of this book sucked hard. Go on, try to convince me that it didn't. I won't be moved. Not one interesting thing happened in the first 40 or so percent. Sexual tension? If sexual tension means Katy saying the same thing over and over and pushing Daemon away, even when he was being nice to her, that's some of the worst sexual tension I've ever seen. Where did book 1 Katy go? I mi
Jesse (JesseTheReader)
(More of a 3.75)

Jul 20, 2016 Mitch rated it did not like it
Recommended to Mitch by: Katy
Horny women with prurient interests but too prudish for erotica, rejoice! It’s the second coming of Twilight! Everyone else, stay FAR FAR away.

Reviewer’s Note: I’ve decided against doing a full review of Onyx. I’m simply not a fan of Jennifer Armentrout, and I don’t know why I keep getting tricked and/or guilted into giving her books chance after chance expecting to finally like one. Obviously, there’s a lot I could talk about, like say, the complete lack of a plot in the first eighteen chapters
NEW TEASERSS!!!!!!(See below)

Review to come!

"That's not how it works...not when you're mine.
And you're mine."

FIRST, there is a need for a wow moment.

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Are you ready for some serious wowing?

Cus I am very much wowing here.

Because Wow...just WOW Look even the kitten (ha ha) is wow-ing.

Even though it has been a while since I read this, seeing as I was one of those lucky few who were able to get their hands on an ARC, I still have not got over this amazing book. Seriously when I st
Steph Sinclair

Actual rating: 4.5

Wow. Favorite new Paranormal Romance series, thy name is Lux. I've said before that from the moment I first started seeing the Lux books floating around, I avoided them. But the thing that finally convinced me to check it out was Julie's review over at All Things Urban Fantasy, where she said, "As much as I enjoyed OBSIDIAN, ONYX was even better." Confession time: Sometimes I start a book series just to get to a certain book in that series. The best example would have to be Jul
My feelings for Daemon right now:

My thoughts for those who do not ship Daemon and Katy when I read all the cute scenes of them together:


This was such a cute short story - I was so depressed when it got to the end!! I wanted more!!! Can't wait until the next book - Jennifer's writing is addictive!

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Damn, Daemon. :D
Jul 09, 2016 Maddie rated it it was amazing
Shelves: na, favorite
According to me a Prologue or the 1st Chapter of a book is THE reflection - SO it must capture my attention from page 1 I will continue a few more chapters to give the Book a fair chance to change my mind!

My review!



Prologue or Chapter 1

In Obsidian (Lux #1), author Jennifer Armentrout introduced our stunning bookworm Katy when she moves into a new town interring an alien filled world leaving you on the edge-of-your chair with this story.

Type of Characters and my choices according to pictures :
Hailey (HaileyInBookland)
Jun 05, 2015 Hailey (HaileyInBookland) rated it did not like it
Shelves: scifi, read-in-2015
This is my first ever DNF
I got most of the way through it I just could not force myself to put up with anymore talk of sexy aliens and their kissable lips. Apparently I've outgrown my ability to like something like this. Yuck.
Onyx is the second book in the much-loved Lux series. Action, mystery, romance and a whole load of aliens. Be prepared for another dose of Jennifer L. Armentrout's awesomeness!

In Obsidian, Katy met Dee and Daemon, brother and sister with a dangerous secret. Now, in Onyx, Katy's relationship with the two siblings is stronger than ever, especially her all-too-hot relationship with Daemon. But Katy and Daemon are connected, due to a deadly battle against the arum, and Daemon is determined to prove
That I'm lucky, because the person I can't get out of my head, the person who means more to me than I can, is still alive. She's still there. And that's you.

Oh boy oh boy! Let me just start off by saying that this book definitely had its improvements including character development, much more shocking and intense moments, more Katy and Daemon moments, and a less jerk-face known as Daemon Black. By that, I mean he isn't the same asshole he was in Obsidian. Even though this book had many more th
So adorable!!

"People who didn't heart books didn't understand".

I would have to agree with Kat on this one, for anyone who isn't an avid reader will never understand the power of a single book and how it can be treasured among the finest jewels on earth. They are created from the guts, dreams and drive of an author. Printed and bound for our entertainment, for our pleasure and for our escape. They will invoke any range of emotions from laughing your ass off, to crying endless tears to making you
Wendy Higgins
Amazing. Even better than Obsidian, and I LOVED that one. I can't wait for everyone to read this - it has everything that I love - the full range of emotion from laughing to gasping to crying, major adventure, and the incredible chemistry between Katy and Daemon. DAEMON!!!!
Juliana Zapata
Sep 18, 2015 Juliana Zapata rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015
Increíblemente entretenido, con mucha fluidez y una historia rápida de leer. Siento que este libro mejoró con respecto al anterior, la protagonista definitivamente ha evolucionado, la historia tiene nuevos matices y el lector no solo conoce mas de la historia de los personajes, sino que también entiendes mas la dimensión del mundo creado por la autora y hasta que punto están implicados tanto el gobierno como los luxen.

Espero leer pronto el tercer libro de la saga!

Reseña Completa: http://bastvi
Srikari Downey Jr.
I am so heart broken you guys! I thought my book boyfriends ruined me for real boys bUT Daemon Black, this guy, he ruined me for humans beings all together. I will never love again!


That's it! I am gonna self combust again.


NiCoLeTa E.
Jul 26, 2016 NiCoLeTa E. rated it it was amazing
That was... Phew! I am... stunned!!!!

I really don't know what to feel right now.
Everything is messed up inside me...

I feel everything and nothing in the same time...
Joy, sorrow, rage, calm... Every damn feeling is floating inside me!

At this point, i would like to hung and comfort some people...

...and at the same time i want to kick some butts of other people.

Am i comfusing you??? If you were in my place now,
i'm pretty sure that you'll be feeling the same...

In the beginning of "Onyx", the thi
Donna {Book Passion for Life}
Oh, holy alien babies everywhere......this book is AMAZING!

I'm running out of ways to tell you how amazing this author’s work really is because Onyx really does not disappoint. It’s thrilling, heart-pounding and just as explosive as Obsidian - if not even better and it will leave you wanting more and more!

Onyx starts pretty much where Obsidian finishes. Katy is trying to move on with her life but it’s hard when she has Daemon Black trying to win her over at every turn. Katy is convinced that D
Sep 20, 2016 DW rated it it was amazing
Shelves: lux
5 stars of course!!

I love this series so frigging much!!

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Cait • A Page with a View
DNF at 60%. I think I'm done with this series, although it does seem to be going in quite an interesting direction! The plot with the DOD and aliens is really creative. I still like a lot of elements (like Katy's friendship with Dee) but I just cannot stand Daemon.

The guy is a complete asshole and does not improve. I'm glad he's not explicitly abusive or as big of a jerk as some other YA guys, but not being the worst thing ever doesn't really redeem him. Katy goes on a date with another guy, s
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This book was very good but much sadder and action packed than the first one. I had some time in between so there is going to be a full long review. I'd had to say that there were much more action. It might have been because I understood the human better than the bad aliens that they were fighting in the first book. Katy is determined to not love Daemon despite their connection. Daemon feels the same way. Katy then meets a new boy at school who understands Katy's condition and problem. Blake sta ...more
Holy blazing smokes! ALL. THE. FEELS.

I swear its exactly like this..


Onyx was breathtaking, heart stopping, adrenaline pumping, hair tearing, and everything in between! I -honest to all the baby aliens everywhere- was exhausted after all the emotions this book has made me felt! It was like being in a broken and demented roller coaster. Insane and DIDN'T. FREAKING. STOPPED. It just went on and on and on.... that I just sat there, thinking Dammit! This book will make me lose my mind, but oh hell
Apr 29, 2012 Katy rated it it was amazing
HOLY ALIEN BABIES EVERYWHERE! You know how you get SO giddy that you're running in place really fast squealing and then throwing yourself onto your bed screaming into your pillow? Yeah, that's kind of what I've been doing throughout the whole book.

You would think that by now, some of the chemistry and sexual tension has died down. Nope! It doesn't matter that they KNOW they can't resist each other. And it makes no difference that there is a hot new guy in town, not really anyway. You don't know
Emer (ALittleHaze)
"Resistance is futile, Kitten.”
“So is your charm.”
“We’ll see.”

Oh my God oh my God oh my God oh my God oh my God OH MY GOD!!!!!!!
ALL I want to do is fangirl FOREVER AND EVER AND EVER FOREVER!!!!!!

Just insert a big crazy review of 'ooooooooooh's and 'gaaaaaaaaaah's and other nonsensical utterings of mad crazy excitement here in place of a regular, carefully thought out critique!! OOOPS *guilty smile*

*happy squeals of delight*

If you read and liked Obsid
DNF 53%

I apologise in advance to my co-blogger Kara (who has already banished me from her life forever for this) for bashing on her favourite series and her book boyfriend, but I have to call it quits here.

I probably would've gobbled up this story when I was 16 years old and new to the YA world, but enough is enough. I've had it with overbearing, overprotective, controlling boyfriends. I tried, but I absolutely cannot stand Daemon Black. He is such a whingeing child. Everything has to go his way
After reading this book, certain things have changed.
The Lux series has become my favorite series
Daemon Black has become my favorite YA male character
And Jennifer L. Armentrout has become my favorite author

This book is amazing. It was action - filled, fast paced and filled with hot, sizzling and steamy romance. I mean, what more can you want from a sequel? Obsidian was awesome but I found Onyx much better than Obsidian. And believe me, this book does not disappoint.

I couldn't put the book dow
☆ Sammy ☆彡
5 Shining Stars!

This review may contain minor spoilers if you have not read Shadows (Lux #0.5) and Obsidian (Lux #1)

After the events of Obsidian, Katy and Daemon now have a mysterious "connection" that neither of them can explain. If you have not read Obsidian, you will need to do so to understand what I am talking about. Katy is now trying to distance herself from Daemon because she feels like his pursuit of her is based solely on their "connection" and not on how he really feels about her. Dae
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