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Wicked

(A Wicked Trilogy #1)

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4.05  ·  Rating details ·  22,407 ratings  ·  2,796 reviews
Things are about to get Wicked in New Orleans.

Twenty-two year old Ivy Morgan isn’t your average college student. She, and others like her, know humans aren’t the only thing trolling the French Quarter for fun… and for food. Her duty to the Order is her life. After all, four years ago, she lost everything at the hands of the creatures she’d sworn to hunt, tearing her world and
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Kindle Edition, 1st edition , 376 pages
Published December 8th 2014 by Jennifer L. Armentrout
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Dichotomy Girl Omg, this. I was coming here to make this exact point. It's a major plot hole, and I am having a hard time not thinking about it as I try to read book…moreOmg, this. I was coming here to make this exact point. It's a major plot hole, and I am having a hard time not thinking about it as I try to read book #2.(less)
Laura Yes, there is. As in many other new adult books, sex is pretty explicit.

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Sasha Alsberg
Aug 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Jennifer wrote this book, so of course it was fantastic!!!!!
Lola
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B-But…I usually love Jennifer L. Armentrout’s work! Her characters always feel like they could just jump off the page and stand before you, and her writing always flows perfectly with the story and pacing. Yet, this did not work for me. I had déjà vu sensations at many points into the novel, as if I’ve read this kind of story many times before, NA and its oh-so-imminent aspects aside. It actually felt like the author inspired some of her story’s constituents from The Hollows, Fever and the Night Huntress series…but mixed and developed them w
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Wendy Higgins
Jen has done it again.
Where does she come up with this stuff?? I need to dive into her mind for a day to steal some plots, seriously.
I've read a lot of fae stories and even written one myself, but Jen's take on the fae? So fun. Just awesome.
And Tink might be my favorite character ever, hands down - I got the crazy giggles in some of his scenes.
*happy sigh*
Angela
I'm pretty sure I start off every review for a book that Jla writes by saying something along the lines of this... JLA HAS DONE IT AGAIN!!! Another amazing novel. This lady can write anything. Contemporary, paranormal romance, NA lit, anything. If she published her target shopping list I would read it because I know she would make it amazing. Wicked was so wicked!!! Too me it was like the polar opposite of her Dark Elements series and I loved that (I love The Dark Elements)!I just loved that it was so different.
Wickeddifferent.
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Kassidy
Aug 11, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
*4.5*

So good! I need the sequel now!!
Wicked is a hot romance set in a world where supernatural creatures exist, and the lovers must put their lives on the line to keep the people of New Orleans safe. The setting is vivid, the characters endearing, and there is a perfect balance of danger and beauty.

Jennifer Kyle
I loved the cover but the story was...

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Ivy Morgan is a red headed Fae hunter who lives in New Orleans. She is a member of The Order protecting us humans from the lurking Fae. Ivy meets Ren Owens who is new to the area and this chapter of The Order from Colorado. They slowly fall in love all the while they are working together trying to figure out what is going on with Ancients and their plan to use the gateways to enter our world.

The writing just didn’t measure up to the Lux Series to me and the characters wewas...
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Rachel Reads Ravenously
4 Tink stars!

“I'm a lot of things, but today I'm your fucking saving grace.”

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This one was a nice surprise! After seeing a handful of negative reviews on this one, I went into it with lowered expectations. I came out of this reading experience a very happy girl! And after 2 previous books I DNF'd, I need this gem of a story.

First off, this book is very much New Adult genre, so don't go into it thinking it's YA. The fact that in Chapter 1 the MC is discussing getting laid and orgasms is the first gi
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Ashwood (애쉬 우드).
Jun 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
As expected, this book rocked!!🖤
Really reminded me of what the shadowhunters do but in this case they're hunting Fae and ancients.. not demons, in my opinion they're both evil creatures that give people headaches.

The entire story was fascinating and just overall kickass awesome which made it very hard for me to set it down.

As expected, Ivy and Ren are amazing and I'm already shipping them but my other favorite would seriously have to be Tink. His personality and views regarding the world arou
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Georgia ♥ Team Dex ♥
4 Wicked Oh my so deliciously wicked Stars

“I'm a lot of things, but today I'm your fucking saving grace.”


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Kickass heroine ✓
Badass hero ✓
Tink ✓
Action ✓
New Orleans ✓
Fae ✓
Sexy times ✓
Cliffhanger OH IT HURTS SO GOOD ✓

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New Series by Jennifer L. Armentrout??


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Jen ♥Star-Crossed Book Blog♥
Wicked was seductive, insanely addicting and had moments that were oh so funny.  I love picking up a Jennifer Armentrout book there's a great chance that I'm going to love the story.  But somehow I always forget how deeply immersed I become with the storyline and the characters.  So by the time I got to the end of Wicked, I couldn't help shaking my head because I had tears pouring down my face.  Again.  I don't know why I'm always shocked that I feel every single tiny moment of joy, hope and utt ...more
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
Chapter One
Sweat dotted my brow. Tendrils of red hair clung to my neck. My legs felt like I’d been sitting in a sauna. I was pretty sure there was a waterfall of sweat coursing between my breasts, and that alone put my mood somewhere between slapping someone and pushing them in front of a trolley.
It was so hot and sticky humid that I was seriously beginning to believe that New Orleans was one of the seven circles of hell and the outdoor seating area of the Palace Café was the gateway. Or the waiting room.
A fat drop of
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Elena
Sep 23, 2014 rated it liked it
I can't say that the ending was shocking or anything, but OH MY that doesn't mean I'm by any means okay with it!

Even though I love Jennifer L. Armentrout and I adore or at least like all of her books , I was quite anxious going into this one. Excited, but anxious. There is always the chance that you won't like a book that much, even, no ESPECIALLY, if you love the author.
Wicked sounded interesting, but not that promising.
So, now I'm even happier to be able to tell you: I absolutely loved
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Liz
Dec 15, 2014 rated it did not like it


Not even bothering with a long review.

Predictable.
So predictable.
Fucking awful. I could tell what would happen and in what order after 50 pages and oh-wow, it happened exactly like that. Damn, that was beyond boring.
Ivy's insta-lust and Ren's oh-so-clever remarks. It was nice with Damon, you know? It was tolerable in Sentinel, but pulling off the same shit in a third series? No. Just no.
And then the plot twists and Ivy's brilliant ideas?



Not even bothering with a long review.

Predictable.
So predictable.
Fucking awful. I could tell what would happen and in what order after 50 pages and oh-wow, it happened exactly like that. Damn, that was beyond boring.
Ivy's insta-lust and Ren's oh-so-clever remarks. It was nice with Damon, you know? It was tolerable in Sentinel, but pulling off the same shit in a third series? No. Just no.
And then the plot twists and Ivy's brilliant ideas?



The only character I liked was Merle. And even she was kinda...predictable. Every character fit into a certain box, and the events and revelations as well as plot twists were simply dull. You have the same scenario in 90% of the Paranormal NA.
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Nicole
Nov 21, 2015 rated it it was ok
2.5 stars

Was it enjoyable? Yeah. Was it original? Nope.
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Jen
Aug 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: new-adult-18
Jennifer L. Armentrout never fails to surprise me. First aliens, then demigods, followed by gargoyles, and now Fae. IS THERE ANY PARANORMAL CREATURE SHE CAN'T MAKE ME LOVE?!

Probably not. 

Except maybe---owls. I don't think even she could change my mind about owls. And yes, they totally count as paranormal.

WICKED is not your average Fae story but it has all the elements I have come to expect and love in a JLA book; strong characters, witty banter, a great story and face fanning romance. It's fast pace
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Laz
Aug 26, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: paranormal lovers
By now I've read JLA a hundred times, I've read most of her books and each and every time she surprises me by how much she still has to give. She writes fun books that you just can't help liking, she is one of the best of her kind. I'm a sucker for paranormalcy.

This one was really wicked. Like really wicked and naughty. I guess maybe because it was new-adult and not young-adult like her previous paranormal works. Nonetheless, I liked it because it was action-packed and the storyline
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Stacey is Sassy
It was OK...ish

I think I set my expectations too high. I've had Wicked on my to be read list for yonky donks but never got around to reading it. Saw it on audio, and decided to give it a try. I think the biggest problem was that I would be completely distracted by...stuff, and realise I've missed the last few minutes of whatever the heck had happened. It didn't take me any longer to listen but that was because I decided to not go back and hope for the best. Maybe I should have gone back...

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Beth Hudspeth
Reviewed by: Hello Beautiful Book Blog

Jennifer L. Armentrout writes a wonderful paranormal romance with twists and turns along the way. With the New Orleans setting and the lively characters this book will have you engaged from start to finish.

Classic JLA. I kind of got hints from The Dark Elements Series and some from The Covenant Series and even some from The Lux Series. With the heroine being a fighter against some sort of evil and a love interest or two. There’s always some type of halfling. Desp/>
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leni
Sep 21, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: e-book, fantasy

well.
it was okay, i guess.
nothing special. nothing fancy. lots of bad fae.
Valerie
I adore JLA books and the biggest reason is her characters. I adore Aiden from The Covenant series. I came to love Seth as he finished that same series and spun-off to his own, Titans series. Then there's Daemon from the Lux series. He's in a league of his own. But if you take all the things I love about each of these guys and combine them into one guy, you would have Ren from Wicked.




He is gorgeous. He is snarky. He is straight forward about his attraction to Ivy. He is so sexy as he's always
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Alex ☣ Deranged KittyCat ☣
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So... I started reading Wicked thinking this would be the book I vote for on goodreads Choice Awards 2015. But nope, not me. This book feels like Karen Marie Moning's Fever ugly stepsister. I tried telling myself it's me and not the book. But that's not true. Everything seems forced and underdeveloped in Wicked.

Ok, what's the book about? Faeries, evil faeries, and the Order, a secret group of people trained to hunt them down and kill them. Merida Ivy is such a warrior. She falls in love with Ren, a member of the secret group Elite within t
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Ash
Mar 21, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
so you know those books that you can't really decide how you feel about them...because they are neither good nor bad? that's this book.

I, for the most part, love JLA....I did not love this one. I couldn't connect with the characters and it seemed lacking. It got better near the end....the ending makes me actually want to read the sequel when it comes out...but only because I want to see how it turns out...not for any love for the characters.
Rowan
Feb 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
Review also posted on Rowan Reads and Raves.

This was my first time reading an adult book by Jennifer L. Armentrout and I was not even remotely prepared for the amount of sexy scenes in this book. I was honestly hunched over in fear while reading this book, terrified someone was going to peek over my shoulder right when I was on a sex scene. Luckily I managed to avoid any awkward situations of that sort and managed to finish this book with only minor drooling, constant blushing, and several st
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Booknut
**Check out the original review with added content over at 21st Century Once Upon A Times**

Genre : New Adult, Paranormal, Fantasy, Romance
Recommend for : 18+
'"Who is it?"
(...) "How would I know? But she kind of looks like that chick from the movie Brave. You know, the one with the really curly red hair."

What. In. The. Hell.

"She's got really pretty blue eyes, though."

Though. Though? As if that somehow made up for the fact that I had frizzy red hair like a Disney character.

"S**t," said Harris. His footsteps thudded down the stairs. "That'll be Ivy Morgan."

Seriously? That's how people know me? They could18+
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Talia (Red Hot Ink)
This is more of a 4.5 stars than full 5. Mostly because the first half of the book didn't enthrall me like the rest did.

First things first. This was my second fae book, the first being Dark Fever, which I rated one or two stars if I'm recollecting it correctly. So, yeah, fae are not usually my cup of tea. Armentrout, though, has a way of transforming every topic, creature, and event into read-worthy material. So, here we go.

The worldbuilding didn't really hit me like innovative or over-the-top original. At fir
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Penny
Dec 10, 2017 rated it liked it
actual Rating 3.5 stars

I really enjoyed this book.
Ill keep reading the series.



Torn (A Wicked Trilogy #2)
Brave (A Wicked Trilogy #3)
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Ronak Gajjar
May 02, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: cover-lust, series, 2018
I rather had kick-start when it all started about the war between human world and faerie world. I was like yayyy - Villain Faes!
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But then – poof! Nasty plotline did bite me back. *sighs*
Smuty + At time hilarious + Tink + Insta Love + Cheesy + tinge of Supernatural stuff + weak villain aspects!
Concept: 3.0/5.0
Execution: 2.5/5.0
Characters Bespoken: 2.25 /5.0
World Building: 2.25 /5.0
Cover: 3.25/5.0
Writing Style: 3.0/5.0
Overall: 2.25/5.0
In short, this photo says the whole damn story of part one:
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P.S.: I loved Tinky Tink :D
Romance lovers? This book is been made for you!
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I rather had kick-start when it all started about the war between human world and faerie world. I was like yayyy - Villain Faes!
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But then – poof! Nasty plotline did bite me back. *sighs*
Smuty + At time hilarious + Tink + Insta Love + Cheesy + tinge of Supernatural stuff + weak villain aspects!
Concept: 3.0/5.0
Execution: 2.5/5.0
Characters Bespoken: 2.25 /5.0
World Building: 2.25 /5.0
Cover: 3.25/5.0
Writing Style: 3.0/5.0
Overall: 2.25/5.0
In short, this photo says the whole damn story of part one:
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P.S.: I loved Tinky Tink :D
Romance lovers? This book is been made for you!
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Muse-ic ♬
3.75
I enjoyed this more than I was expecting I would!
It was rather exciting, albeit predictable. I will most definitely be reading the next one because you can't just present me with that ending at 12:30 a.m. and expect me to stop reading!



Ivy is a member of The Order (creative), a group of people who are trained to be kick-ass in order to kill fae. The fae are little patoots: they drain humans of life in orde
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Natalia
Oct 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy, fairy, newadult
So far I don't think that I've read a Jennifer L. Armentrout that I haven't liked. There is something about her writing style that makes me fly through her books. They are really addicting. And fortunately this book didn't disappoint. I'm not saying that it's the best book ever, because it's not. The plot was predictable and the characters were a bit one dimension. However I couldn't stop reading. The world building was done well, it wasn't a complicated world, but still it was great.
Even thoug
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Sabrina
Checkout my full review on my blog! http://omgbooksandmorebooks.blogspot....

This was a good book. This was such a good book. This was such a freaking amazing book. Jennifer L Armentrout is a queen. I have loved every single one of her books. Now that I have read Wicked, it has joined the list. I just wonder how Jennifer L. Armentrout comes up with this stuff?!?

The characters are so raw and real. You can feel their pain, happiness, or anger. Ivy has felt all these things. Losing her parents, foster parents, and her
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A Wicked Trilogy (4 books)
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“Grabbing a scarf off the chair, I threw it at him.

He caught it, clutching it to his chest as he flew into the air. "You gave Tink a scarf. Tink is free!" He flew out into the hallway like a little cracked-out fairy, screeching, "Tink is freeeeee!"

Ren looked at me. "What the actual f**k?"
I sighed. "He's obsessed with Harry Potter. I'm sorry."

Tink darted back into the room, holding the scarf to his bare chest. "There is no reason to apologize when it comes to Harry Potter."
"You do remember what happened to Dobby, right?" I said.

"S**t." Tink's eyes widened and he dropped the scarf.”
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