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Wicked

(A Wicked Trilogy #1)

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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
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Kindle Edition, 1st edition , 376 pages
Published December 8th 2014 by Jennifer L. Armentrout
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Sasha Alsberg
Aug 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Jennifer wrote this book, so of course it was fantastic!!!!!
jessica
Nov 20, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
city of bones + the falconer = this book

a secret order of special individuals are tasked with hunting down the paranormal (like city of bones), which in this case are evil fae (like the falconer). everything else about this book is classic JLA. entertaining plot, fun side characters, steamy romance, and a cliffhanger you can see coming a mile away. lol.

i cant say this is my favourite book of hers. i am slowly, but surely, making my way through JLAs bibliography (i think this is book #31), and a
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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*
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Angela
Sep 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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 ...more
~Calliope~
Feb 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
“What I know is there is no guarantee of tomorrow. There is no promise there will be another day or week for us. When you want something, you go for it.”


“You gave Tink a scarf. Tink is free!" He flew out into the hallway like a little cracked-out fairy, screeching, "Tink is freeeeee!”
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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
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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.

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
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Fae Fighters!



The following ratings are out of 5:
Narration: 🎙🎙🎙🎙
Romance: 💛🖤💜💚
Heat/Steam: 🔥🔥
Story/Plot: 📕📗📘📙
World building: 🌎🌍🌏🌎
Character development: 🦁👱🏻‍♀️🦁👩🏼

The heroine(s): Ivy Morgan - she lives in New Orleans, attends Loyola University and is a member of the Order. The Order are the only people on Earth who know about the Fae. They have closed all the gates to the other world, but many Fae are still in our world, hiding themselves under Glamour and feeding on humans. Members of the order have
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Georgia ♥
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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NEED NEXT NOW!



New Series by Jennifer L. Armentrout??

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Another reason for my excitement...
Ren Owens is six feet and three inches of temptation and swoon-inducing charm.

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Can't wait!!
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✰ Liz ✰
★4.5★
“You should've warned me..."
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Wicked is the first book in the A Wicked Trilogy. In the bustling city of New Orleans lives Ivy Morgan a college student who has dedicated her life to the Order. The Order is an organization that works to track and kill creatures. When a dashing young man named Ren Owens comes into town to help the New Orleans Chapter, Ivy is instantly smitten. Ivy is a strong heroine who will do whatever it takes to get the job done. However close Ren and Ivy are becoming, t
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Lisann
“You gave Tink a scarf. Tink is free!" He flew out into the hallway like a little cracked-out fairy, screeching, "Tink is freeeeee!”

Wicked tells the story of Ivy, a 22-year-old student from New Orleans. Since she lost her parents and her boyfriend in an attack four years ago, she lives rather isolated and lets few people come close to her because she is afraid of losing them too. While Ivy goes to university during the day, she spends her evenings hunting Fae that steal the life energy of hu
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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
Paige ♠
Okay, so I'm not going to lie - I was expecting more out of this 😥 I have loved all books by JLA so when I heard that this was "new adult" with fae involved, I could not wait to read it! But then I started reading and I just didn't fall in love with it.

🆗 IVY WAS INTERESTING ENOUGH but she wasn't anything unique or special that I haven't read about before. Same for Ren, the love interest. They're both okay and don't have anything glaringly that I dislike about them, but I just didn't find them ve
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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 wai
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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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• Lindsey Dahling •
Jan 23, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: book-club
During the first 10% (which took me several days to read because I kept falling asleep), I really thought this book was going to annoy me. Ivy’s narration was a bit over the top for my taste. But, then she went home and started up some A+ witty banter with her unusual roommate and then suddenly it was 2am and I’m staring at my bedroom ceiling trying not to go into cardiac arrest because omgthatending and holyshitRenOwens.

I’m pretty positive this is the first time I’ve encountered a book where t
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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?



The only character I liked was Merle. And even she w
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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 this
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Stacey
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...

I didn
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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
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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 roma
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Redhead Haze
"Come home with me tonight, Ivy."
"I'm not sure if that's a good idea."
"It's a great idea. Possibly the best idea I ever had."


I'm sorry, but I'm irreversibly in love with Jennifer L. Armentrout and her work. This book wasn't perfect, the big plot twist that left us hanging in the end was predictable if you've read anything else from her (I've already been through White Hot Kiss Trilogy and Rage and Ruin Trilogy, so I already knew she has a predilection for female MCs that are very special snowfl
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Bryce Rocks My Socks
May 28, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fav, fantasy
i was right. this almost never happens. tink was my favourite character. anyone who thinks this book has about anything other than the sheer amazingness that is tink is sorely wrong. i don't make the rules.

tink and ren were the best-bromance-should've-been-a-romance of the book without doubt. oh and ren's hot. like IN A SAUNA IN A VOLCANO IN HELL HAWT. i like him. i want him. im keeping him.

the ending: no way what i am totally shocked right now

owl

if you can't tell im lying. im not shocked. not shoc
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Beth Hudspeth
Jul 21, 2016 rated it liked it
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 halfl
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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 alwa
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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 o
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Lazaros
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 was such tha
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Mara YA Mood Reader
Jan 18, 2020 rated it did not like it
Shelves: dnf
DNF I just find this author’s style to be too cheesy for me.
Gabriela
Actual rating: 3.5🌟
The first time I read this book, I DNFed it. When I picked it up again this year, I realized I forgot a lot of details, I think I only remembered two or three scenes (?). So it was like I was reading it for the first time again.
JLA is one of my favorite authors, but I have a complicated relationship with her. What does that mean? It means there are books I absolutely ADORE, some that are okay and others I don't like that much. This one was okay.

What to expect:
∘ Fae/Fae-hun
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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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