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No hay nadie como Daemon Black.

Cuando se propuso demostrarme sus sentimientos, no bromeaba. Nunca volveré a dudar de él. Y ahora que hemos superado tantas dificultades, saltan chispas cada vez que estamos cerca. Pero ni siquiera él puede proteger a su familia del peligro que supone intentar liberar a los inocentes.

Después de todo lo que ha pasado, ya no soy la misma Katy.

Paperback, 424 pages
Published January 27th 2014 by Plataforma Neo (first published December 11th 2012)
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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. D…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 Or…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  ·  review of another edition

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...


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! A
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
Jenny Levine
Nov 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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.

Dec 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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
Jennifer Armentrout
Jan 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
The cover that keeps getting added for Opal is NOT the cover....
Mar 21, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
i finally got my hands on the next two books, so im beyond happy to continue binge reading this series. and i have to say, this is probably the best installment of the series so far! which is shocking for a pretty major reason.

this ends on a massive cliffhanger… and i LOVED it. dangle me over that edge, JLA, because i thought it was cleverly done and really hit me emotionally. i thought everything in this book worked up to that ending moment soooo perfectly. but as someone who once wanted to sta
Jul 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 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 th

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 w
❥ KAT ❥ Kitty Kats Crazy About Books

This series has consumed me! I've never read so quick, I can't convey how much I've loved what I've read so far, I've been devouring the pages, and because sleep is overrated my time has been better spent reading/inhaling books 1&2 in record speeds!! I never read this quick!!
My ass is numb, I'm hungry, my eyes are tired, my brain is fried, BUT for the life of me I couldn't put this down, god the partner wanted us to go out and I made some excuse!! #DEAD!!

My heart missed beats, my palms got
 ♥ Rebecca ♥
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
Jun 02, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
”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 mo
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
Sep 05, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition


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)
Aug 04, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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
DNF a few excruciating hours into the audio.
I want to finish it and find out what happens to all of these characters but the dialogue is AWFUL. And the narrator just makes it a thousand times more awful with her faux sexy-teen girl voice.


I read a lot (A LOT!) of trashy romance novels, and I've never run across anything that made me cringe quite the way this one does. It's almost to the point of parody.


You might think it can't get worse than the first two books - I certainly did - but then it
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 ali
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...

Ramona Popescu

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
Kayleigh {K-Books}
Jan 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: paranormal
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 ev
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
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
Aug 16, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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...

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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
Trina (Between Chapters)
Wow that was a whole lot of build up for not much to happen. Might have worked better for those reading this series as each book came out, but since I'm binge reading all these books back to back (for the first time) this felt pointless. I finished it yesterday and am already struggling to remember what happened in Opal as opposed to the previous book.

While I am starting to understand Daemon more and am feeling more emotion behind his and Katy's relationship, I'm also getting more annoyed with h
Sophia Triad
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 po
Feb 08, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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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 :(.
Nov 24, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Mitch is never going to let me live this down, but I am DEVASTATED because I just did not like this book as much as the first two.

Let's face it, Obsidian was SO great because of one thing, and one thing only - Daemon Black. And I was one of Armentrout's biggest fans, on a campaign to get all of my friends to read the book and see the light. And in Onyx, Daemon wasn't quite as swoon-worthy, and Katy was an annoying whiny brat, but I thought the storyline was much more developed. Sadly, Opal lacke
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