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Opal (Lux #3)

4.33  ·  Rating details ·  106,627 Ratings  ·  8,656 Reviews
No one is like Daemon Black.

When he set out to prove his feelings for me, he wasn't fooling around. Doubting him isn't something I'll do again, and now that we've made it through the rough patches, well... There's a lot of spontaneous combustion going on.

But even he can't protect his family from the danger of trying to free those they love.

After everything, I'm no longer
Paperback, 382 pages
Published December 11th 2012 by Entangled Teen
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Leigh Bawled my eyes out. Like, really. Especially when *spoilers ahead!!!* Daemon finally said those three words. He couldnt have picked a better timing.…moreBawled my eyes out. Like, really. Especially when *spoilers ahead!!!* Daemon finally said those three words. He couldnt have picked a better timing. Damn, the story's so good. (less)
anjuli Cuz it is not being sold as a standalone anymore. Lux Beginnings Volume 1 - Obsidian and Onyx is 1 book. Then, Lux Consequences Volume 2 - Opal and…moreCuz it is not being sold as a standalone anymore. Lux Beginnings Volume 1 - Obsidian and Onyx is 1 book. Then, Lux Consequences Volume 2 - Opal and Origin is another book. (less)

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Nov 02, 2012 rated it really liked it

Oh no.Oh no,no,no.Noooooooooooooooooo...........

Just give me a moment.....

I need to calm down!!!

Sorry,where are my manners???

Hello Readers!!!

Why am I in this condition???

I'll have to start from the beginning!!


Yesterday morning---

Okay,all of you,....stay calm,...stay cool,....take deep breaths....

Here we go.....


Yes,yes I know it's TRUE!!!

Hmmmmmmmmmmm..................."I'm just a fool,a fool in love with you....."

Meg J

That ending was evil! On an entirely different hand, Daemon was indeed greatness in this book. More thoughts to come later...


Aug 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing
The author:

Me *sobbing*:

When life gives you cliffhangers...

...Get depressed and start throwing shit.

I. Am. A. Freaking. Mess.

Authors are like medieval torturers reincarnated!! They rip out your HEART and then CRUSH it with their cliffhangers and heart-wrenching scenes! They lull you into a false sense of security and then dump you in a vat of 'feels' and endless piles of used up tissues and chocolate!! WHY?!

I was so happy! I was ENJOYING IT! And..and then you had to go and-!

*sobs an
Claudia B.

I'm missing pages.. They're around here somewhere, I'm sure.

This can't be...


Review soon.

EDIT 21/09/2012

Is that.... Is that the real cover?


80 days.. Ijust have to wait 80 more days... I can do that, right?... RIGHT?! I can do it...


EDIT 20/08/2012

Synopsis is baaack

EDIT 15/08/2012
They REMOVED the synopsis?.

What kind of sick people are YOU?.

Don't play with my feelings like that!. :(

EDIT 14/08/2012
Conversation between Jennifer L. Armentrout and I a while b
Jenny Levine
Nov 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites

Before anything else,


I intended to write a review for this, BUT, I CAN'T...
First, it's impossible to write one without abusing the spoiler tag.

And second, I JUST CAN'T

I've been through a whirlwind of emotions.

And T
Dec 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Holy bananas and mother of nasty cliffhangers,why WHY WHY DID THIS HAPPEN??I'm hurt and angry and shocked and confused and cursing shamelessly because I will enjoy it.

“I tilted my head back against his shoulder,wondering how he'd gone from douchebag extraordinaire to this...this guy who still infuriated me but also constantly surprised and amazed me.
To this guy I'd fallen madly in love with.”

You didn't expect things to go smoothly for Daemon and Katy
Genocide criminal genius & master of all villainy Unknown
So now that I have waited....

First time I saw Daemon and Dawson:


then the rest of the book:












Jennifer Armentrout
Jan 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
The cover that keeps getting added for Opal is NOT the cover....
Jul 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2016
❝I love you, Katy. Always have. Always will.❞

I guess waiting until the 3rd book was worth it to love and cherish it so much. I guess disliking the first 2 and not really wanting to buy the rest, only now wanting to read the rest was worth it. I mean, JLA has done such a great job with all this. There's improvement in every book and there's improvement in everything—characters, plot, romance. I find it surprising that I rated this a 5 but, honestly, it deserves it. And I know that quote is the

Sigh. Guys, I decided not to do one of my 'normal' reviews and instead do a '20 reasons why' thingy. I just LOVE this book so much, I can't even write a proper review.

So here's 20 reasons why you should read OPAL: (not that you need a reason :P

1. I’m gonna say this again and again and AGAIN. Jennifer L. Armentrout is one hell of a writer. There’s no secret that she’s my all time favourite author ever (well duh. Have you read my 2012 End of Year Book Survey and noticed how half of the answers we
May 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorite, na, bb
READ THE SERIES - YOU Will not be sorry

Holy crap this book was FREAKING AMAZING!

Type of Characters and my choices according to pictures :



Relationship development
Kat has developed so much in this series from Lux 1 - 3 and I really feel she is amazing in this book
Her thought procession shows a lot of development I really loved all the decision she made in this book, and I was so darn proud of her!

Well maybe her jealousy toward Ash was a little annoying... but hey come to think of it I will also b
Sabrina The Trash Queen
Jun 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
”And I learned that sometimes when someone says something so devastatingly perfect, there isn’t a need for a response. The words said it all.”

⤷Is been some time since I read the second book and I loved Daemon since the start and I still do, even more now.
He’s even more dreamily than I thought it was possible.
He’s definitely one of my favourite male characters of all time. And I say that without having read the next 2 book, I I have a feeling that when I’m done, I’m going to love him even more
Rebecca ♥ Warner, Kishan, Magnus ♥
I liked this about the same as Onyx. It had more romance, and an even sweeter and more dreamy Daemon, but less action. So it evens out in the end. The only action was the two escape attempts, which dont add up to many pages.

But I really appreciate all the romance, and the focus on Katy and Daemon's bond. The reaffirmation of their relationship. We need that assurance that they can get through what faces them next. I am still a bit worried about their fate, but not sad. All the fuss over the endi
I will not lose my mind.
I will not lose my mind.
I will not lose my mind.
I will survive the pain caused by Opal.
I'm strong. I will be stronger.

This will be my mantra until the release of Origin. I will repeat these sentences every day. It's all I can do even if I have a feeling this will not be enough.

In Opal there's all I ever wanted for Daemon and Katy and more. So much more.
I tought I have really known Daemon in Onyx but he is full of surpraises. Prepare yourself for a romantic Daem

OMG! OMG! OMG! I really THOUGHT I was prepared for this book's cliffhanger ending. I was wrong. I was so, so wrong. I was NOT prepared for this story's ending. Not at all!!! I'm devastated and anxious and want to read Origin right now! Plus, (view spoiler). I should have waited until Opal was released before starting this book. Oh boy, I HAT
Aug 04, 2012 rated it really liked it
I swear to God if the release date gets shoved into the new year for this book, I will not be responsible for my actions!!!

Let's just say Hell hath no fury like a woman whose release date gets pushed because of stupid publishing companies.

*********UPDATED REVIEW*********

OK, so anyone who's anyone knows exactly what a die-hard Lux fan I am. So when this released EARLY I was ecstatic.

I’m talking Cloud 397. Rainbows and unicorns, walking on sunshine and moonshine AT THE SAME FREAKING TIME ecstati
Sep 05, 2012 rated it it was amazing


Noooooo!!! I hate how the book ended!! WHYYYYYY?????


In the beginning , this book was simply awesome ! I was having such a good time with Deamon and his crazy ego !

“A slow, wry smile teased Daemon’s lips. "Simmer down, Kitten, before I have to get you a ball of yarn to play with."

Annoyance flared deep inside me. "Don’t start with me, jerk-face.”


Well, the most annoying person in this book was Blake(aka Biff, Bob ,Flake etc) and I really HATE HIM!

(view spoiler)
Stacia (the 2010 club)

3.5 stars Were you expecting something else for this series? If I themed books 1 & 2 like this, I might as well continue the trend. I'll start off in the right order this time with Good Cop.

Good Cop!

1. Daemon. Enough said.

2. Action Sequences. Some of what I'd asked for in the first couple of books was brought to the table with Opal. We're dealing with aliens and the baddies out to get them. As much as I love the sexual tension in these books, if that's all there is, then the entire point of
Alexis *Reality Bites*
Quick Review -Spoiler Free
Genre: YA-PNR


Honestly I do not know what to say as I read the end of this book....
I was and still am in total SHOCK

What does this mean??

Will we finally get Daemon's Pov???

Why? Why why why???


I am so mad right now.... I just can't.. I can't articulate...

YES the book was good.
YES it ends with a devastating cliffhanger.
YES this was the best out of the whole series.


For more reviews go to http://realitybites-letsgetlost.blogs...

Wendy Higgins
Eeep! Loved it!!!
Kat O'Keeffe
Jul 29, 2013 rated it really liked it
With every book this series just gets BETTER AND BETTER.

Don't mind me, just dying until Aug 27th rolls around...

Opal is the third book from the Lux series and by far the most complex in plot and characters.
From all the books from this series, this one was the most intense from my POV. It literally drags you through all the stages of feeling, like anger, grief, surprize, horror, love, sadness and SHOCK. Yap.. a lot to assimilate in just 250 pages.

Katy and Daemon are finally together! Yes, our favorite couple is hot, daring and feels like it can face the world. Of course their happiness will be darkened by
The third buddy read with the one who loves Boys Before Flowers
We've done it! FINALLY!

Can I just say how close this was to being a DNF. I'm so glad I didn't!


Okay so what I liked?
- We finally get to see a better side to Daemon, I'm starting to realise why he is such a loved character, even though he's such a big head.
- The things he does for Katy, I CANNOT COPE!
- The friendships are finally getting back on track!
- Daemons hate for Blake, I mean we're in the same boat here!

What I didn't
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Armentrout does not disappoint. Ever. This book had to be my favorite in the series. I'm still reeling from the ending of this book. IT WAS SO GOOD!!!

Deep breaths, deep breaths...Okay I'm almost not better.

The Plot

So, Katy and Daemon have gone through a lot together. Realizing that Daemon and his group of friends are glowworms (their words, not mine), fighting Arums (evil angels), and now the DOD, Daedalus, and other hybrids. Also through in Blake who has returned. No one likes him and Kat
Aug 16, 2012 rated it really liked it
Dear god...I was not ready for that.

"...and sucked more than a brutal cliffhanger."

I see what you did there


The mention of Daemon's name...

Kayleigh {K-Books}
Jan 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: entangled-teen, jla
Oh. My. God! Holy! Alien! Babies! Everywhere! There are just no words. I am speechless. I said Obsidian was amazing, I said Onyx was phenomenal... Opal is EPIC! I am seriously at a loss for words... it was THAT good.

Katy and Daemon are finally together... but the world just isn't done with them yet. Reeling from the death of a close friend and the rediscovery of another things are never going to be the same. When danger strikes again Katy and Daemon must team up with a familiar face. But when e
I have never been so excited about any book as I had been about Opal. Since Lux series are my absolutely most favourite YA paranormal series, I just could not wait to read it. And I am glad to say than Jennifer L. Armentrout did not disappoint. Moreover, I finally found my perfect version of Daemon and I need to share it with you:

Opal starts exactly where previous book ended. Luxens are shaken after all that happened and no one is the same as before. Beginning was kind of slow
Sophia Triad
May 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Daemon spoke in his language. The lyrical quality of his words made no sense to me.
“What did you say?” I asked.
“There’s really no translation for it,” he said, “but the closest human words would be, you are beautiful to me.” 

I enjoyed so much this book!

Daimon and Katy are so much in love and they express it with every possible way -although Daimon cannot say 'I love you'.
Dawson is lost without Beth.
Dee is bitter without Adam.
Blake is back and he does not feel ashamed.
Kate's mum waits Will poin
Feb 08, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Look at that cover. Gorgeous.

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I love Daemon and Katy.
Can't wait to read Opal.

UPDATE: OK. Where is the cover? It was right there. I'm not crazy.

UPDATE. They changed the date. Now it comes out on December 18th. Pleeease don't change it again. I can't wait anymore :(.
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“I love you, Katy. Always have. Always will.” 876 likes
“A slow, wry smile teased Daemon’s lips. "Simmer down, Kitten, before I have to get you a ball of yarn to play with."

Annoyance flared deep inside me. "Don’t start with me, jerk-face.”
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