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4.37 of 5 stars 4.37  ·  rating details  ·  87,362 ratings  ·  7,025 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 2004)
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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
Elizabeth It never went into detail of what the note entailed. I just finished Opposition and the note was actually mentioned again in the end but still didnt…moreIt never went into detail of what the note entailed. I just finished Opposition and the note was actually mentioned again in the end but still didnt go into detail. I believe it was meant for the reader to imagine what he was suggesting they do (in the sense of getting hot and heavy lol)

I started searching around to see if Jennifer had posted anything on her website, there is more information on there if you would like to read about it. (I will post the link for you) As I mentioned earlier though it does seem that is what they went with, to let the reader decide what Daemon had said. Truely check out the website it has some interesting information on there.
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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
So perfect!!!

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Dear Daemon,
You are too perfect <3

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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?
Shreya (CCReviews)
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
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
NEW TEASERSS!!!!!!(See below)

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"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
Jan 08, 2014 Mitch rated it 1 of 5 stars
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
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
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
Hailey (HailsHeartsNyc)
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.
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!!!!
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
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.


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
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
Annabeth Stone
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
Sammy☆Smitten With Book Heroes☆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
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
Holy alien babies everywhere...

Since reading Obsidian, this pesky jerkface alien has been invading my thoughts. It's not that I care...I don't, not really. I mean, it's just a little embarrassing. I lust after him. In public. In the shower. Sleeping. (I once had a dream I met Pepe and we talked and took a walk...sadly, I woke up before I jumped his bones) He's everywhere with me and always on my mind. Curse you, JLA!

Help! Help!

I swear, a Luxen just zapped me! or...maybe, I'm still in shock from
●▪•Divine Apple•▪●

I loved this book!!! I LOVE Daemon!!! Who would have ever thought he could be so wonderful and sweet?!?! Lots to think about with this book! Going to the next in the series. Yeah!!!*_*
Jacqueline's Reads
5 Just say it Stars

I read this series three years ago. I started to read YA before I started to read NA. I’m still a major fan of YA and there’s something about listening to YA books that I really love. I love that these books are pure romance and the steamy stuff is kind of on the back-burner. I also love paranormal reads, so this is a win-win for me.

If you haven’t started this series or if you already read them, you should do the audio version. I feel like I re-experience everything for the f
Alexis *Reality Bites*
Spoiler Free Review
4 STARS out of 5
Genre: YA Paranormal Romance
Series: Book #2 in Lux Series

Daemon Black made this book! I'll say that again
DAEMON BLACK MADE THIS BOOK! He gave me sexy, funny, and was in his total ALPHA MALE GLORY.

In between laughs and lust we have jealousy, betrayal and death in book two of the Lux series. This book pretty much picks up where the last left off leaving Daemon and Katy more connected than ever. And now that Daemon is in hot pursuit of Katy she is more,
Like if your hot for Daemon!

This book freaking blew my mind out. I still can't stop thinking about it! its was amazing, awesome, action packed, lots of freaking drama,and so much death!
I still cant wrape my mind that the author killed him off.... o.o Im freaking blown away! and those last pages made me scream my head off!

10/10 freaking stars. Best.Book.Ever!
Only three more
Cody-Leigh Duffy

I loved Obsidian but this was soooo much more, more drama, more tension, more excitement and definitely lots more Daemon Black.

Onyx picks up where Obsidian left off; Katy is still trying to resist the irresistible Daemon, while Daemon is determined to convince Katy of his true feelings despite their intimate new bond. In true Daemon style the swoon-worthy charm factor is boosted up to 11 and it’s seriously like falling in love with him again. We also get to see a more vulner
The Holy Trinity of Hot Boys is back. But he's got competition - in the form of a new cutie named Blake, who has more in common with Kat than anyone, and who's interested in teaching her what he knows... But Daemon's having none of that, because he's ready to declare Kat his. Unfortunately, she still thinks he's stab-worthy, though his sweet side is making her fruit-loopy, and his concentrated get-under-your-skin stares are shooting deeper.

"Resistence is futile, Kitten."

Kat's having a tough time
Jana (The Book Goddess)
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When I read Obsidian last year, I wasn't planning on liking it (hello! Aliens), let alone loving it enough for it to be my NUMBER 1 favourite read of 2011, surpassing Divergent. Now that I’ve read Onyx, the second book in the Lux series, I still honestly don’t know what to say. It’s THAT good. I was contemplating with myself whether I can just write a review saying ITS SO GOOD, GO BUY IT KNOW ov
Ah! The long awaited sequel to Obsidian! Hot and spicy, Jennifer L. Armentrout's Lux series is up on top with having one of the strongest chemistry between characters, the hottest lust filled scenes, and the most infuriating beautiful being in YA.

This sequel's strongest aspect, like its predecessor, is its deeply rooted characters. We have Katy--book blogger extraordinaire--who is a really fun, snippy protagonist, then we have Daemon who is… well he's a jerk face, and I say this with a smile on
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