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The Burning Shadow

(Origin #2)

4.40  ·  Rating details ·  3,285 ratings  ·  603 reviews
Jennifer L. Armentrout is op dreef met de Origin-serie, waarin ‘The burning shadow’ het tweede deel is.

In dit boek is voor Evie niets meer hetzelfde. In ‘The darkest star’, het eerste deel van de serie, heeft ze opper-Luxen Luc ontmoet. In ‘The burning shadow’ kan ze zich daar niets van herinneren. Evie is een paar maanden uit haar geheugen kwijt. Op zoek naar het
Paperback, 533 pages
Published October 8th 2019 by Zomer & Keuning
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✨ A ✨
Fear of Luxen has been spreading like wildfire. Now the humans aren't just afraid of Luxen killings. But a mysterious, as well as impossible, disease has been spreading. The victims were people in contact with Luxen.

The mystery Luxen disease has some effects that Luc and Co. have never seen before.

I'm going to keep this review short.

My reading tastes have definitely changed since I was a teen obssesed with JLA's books. This book was still as easy and addictive as all Armentrout's books are
arini ★彡
Feb 22, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
#1 the darkest star— 4 stars
#2 the burning shadow — 4 stars
#3 the brightest night (tbr)

holy alien babies, im so h. i. g. h. on luc i cant think straight!! daemon will always be my number one, but for now let me just go all cougar on luc. :p (kay that sounds a little nasty. besides im only a couple years older than him.)

anyway, i dont think i can ever get tired of this world. im incapable of loving this book any less even though plot wise i think a 3 stars for this installment is already pretty
Candace Robinson
I've loved the Lux series and especially loved the last book, The Darkest Star! My little alien babies are just so fun to read about!

My favorite thing about this book, as with the last one, was Luc! He just lights up every scene that he's in! I still wish that these books were from his perspective or that it was dual POV, but that's okay! Oh, and yes, there was some magnificent swoon! And let me not forget Evie because she has some fabulous character growth in this story!

My only complaint was
!!!! HEART EYES !!!!

This is going to look so great on the shelf next to The Darkest Star!!! Why does this make me ridiculously happy?

Davina Herondale
Feb 21, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Literally everyone
Shelves: 2019-favorites
9. October 2019

I'm underwhelmed

29. September 2019

27. July 2019

hi yes its me, ya girl. i still dont have this in my hands and im v mopey about it

k bye
24. June 2019

i just requested again omg i really dont wanna be denied again guys im stressed
☽ TheBibliotheque
“Because I’ve already waited forever for this - for you. I’ve done nothing but watch and wait, and I am not walking away again. If I kiss you, if I touch you again, I will not be able to go back to the way things are now.” The next breath he took trembled as much as I was. “I won’t be able to pretend that you aren’t my everything.”

If that doesn’t make your heart explode in a fucking glitter fest then there’s nothing I can say to make you pick up this series. Except for the fact that Armentrout
Jen ♥Star-Crossed Book Blog♥
The Burning Shadow was absolutely brilliant. It started out slow and steady and grew into an intricate story that was deep and emotional. I loved the ties into the Lux Series and that we got to see all of our old friends. It felt like coming home. But this book toyed with my emotions in the best way ever! Lies, love, betrayal, friendship and secrets splashed across the pages and it was beyond impossible to put this book down.
“Evie.” Luc said my name as if it were a prayer and a curse.
I took a
Sophia Triad
More Luc and Evelyn?!?

Read an Extended Excerpt ofThe Burning Shadowby Jennifer L. Armentrout:

All I wanted to do is eat a damn grilled cheese sandwich, eat some freaking soup, and be normal for five seconds...
Ashlee » Library In The Country
Sooooooo good! This whole time I thought this would be a duology until I got near the end and it hit me that there would have to be more. So many crazy twists and revelations!

I cannot wait to see where this goes next. RTC!
Dec 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4.5 (spoiler alert if you haven't read previous books)
It was a 3 then it grew into a 4 and bam the last 10% Went 5 stars with it's twisted wicked ending.
Humans can be such jerks ! Kill Kill Destroy, Kill, Overpower, Manipulate, and Own It All. Mwhahahahaha I'm so anti human right now, even wearing my alien lover badge. They thought the worst of the worst was over, but they were wrong.
Luc, Purrr Purrr he makes my inner cougar very happy. Oh dang it I went there. He's a dreamy package with
Are you looking for the most cliche thing ever? Do you enjoy repetitive writing? Do you find decent plot lines repulsive and avoid any sort of character development? Look no further, because this is the book for you *wink*

Considering I really liked the first book, this one can't be that bad, right? Surely I must have at least something good to say about it. Maybe even a whole list of pros vs cons? Nope.

Where do I even start? Maybe by saying that this book is the epitome of teen girl wish
Ms Armentrout, You had me at LUC and kept me with the amazing storytelling.

Evelyn is a high school student that accidently stumbles into a secret that will change her life forever. You see, Evelyn has no memory for years of her past life and by entering a night club with her friends she discovers the world and people that she left behind.

The Burning Shadow has fantastic world building, an amazing cast of humor filled characters and aliens, a heartwarming romance and a reminder why I flat out
Deborah Obida
Even though I enjoyed reading this I have to admit that it didn't live up to expectations. More than 50% of the book was spent with no important incident whatsoever, just a regular high school drama which I so did not miss and its also why I avoid YA contemporary. The whole thing that happened with Sylvia is pretty much what happened to Kate in Lux series, a little originality wouldn't hurt anyone.

“An arrogant man will still feel immortal.” She lifted her gaze, meeting his. “Even on his
well that happened.

Jun 14, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"You are as much a part of him as he is a part of you."

This was an action-packed, addicted, entertaining sequel to read.

I enjoyed this one a lot more than "The Darkest Star".
This was darker and had a more intriguing plot than the previous one.
There is a lot of new pieces of information in this book that I can't wait to see how it will be developed in the following books.

The writing continues the same, great with a lot of quotes worth of a highlight.

And I'm already dying for the sequel.

Nia •ShadesOfPaper•
You can find this review on my blog Shades of Paper.

“Death was a constant companion, with or without dangerous aliens.”

Oh, my my! I don’t know how I’m going to wait until next year for the final book to come out and know how everything it’s going to end after the ending of this book, because I don’t think I’ll be able to function. That was such a great sequel that kept me at the edge of my seat the entire time, and I think I enjoyed it even more than the first installment.

First of all, I’m
Sep 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arcs
Annnnnnd... Cue book hangover.

The Burning Shadow is the second installment in the Origin series, a spinoff from The Lux series. The Burning Shadow picks up immediately after The Darkest Star. When I say immediately, I mean immediately. #grilledcheesegate

What makes The Burning Shadow incredible is its action packed plot and the chemistry between the main characters.

Whenever Evie and Luc are together, the scene is taken over by their palpable chemistry. Armentrout’s writing shines here because the
Jul 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2019
I received an e-ARC from Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. Review can be found on *Milky Way of Books*

Well, you have to give credit to Jennifer for always keeping me on my toes and having my heart being torn open! WOWOWOWOW!

What happened? How did we go from a mystery about the true enemy back to a conspiracy and tragedy!? I have to admit that despite the slow pacing, the book dropped hints about everything and as Luc, Evie and gang tried to solve everything they realized that the enemy
Feb 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Holy cannoli!! Everything about this book was FIRE! I actually liked it more than the 1st book and I think it's because FINALLY Luc and Evie are together, plus it's more fast-paced and filled with BOOM BOOM BOOM SURPRISES!

What Jennifer writes is beyond smart. Yeah, it's about sexy aliens, romance, action, etc. etc. but the message behind her stories are what get me. The government, the media, the brainwashed people, does that ring a bell? I just love her writing and how she brings up topics
Tanya (Girl Plus Books)

It’s always tricky to review any book beyond the first in a series. You want to reveal enough to share what’s happening but not so much that you spoil anything from the previous book. The Darkest Star, last year’s start to the Origin series, was full of twists and turns and big reveals. The Burning Shadow dropped even more bombs. So I’m going to tread carefully.

In The Burning Shadow, Evie continues to struggle with her identity, trying to reconcile who she was with who she is now. And
Nancy The book junkie
Rating: 4.5/5

The Burning Shadow is the second part of the Origin saga and pick up right after the first installment. I have to say that if in The Darkest Star, Luc and Evie already stole my heart, and managed to stop him on more than one occasion, in The Burning Shadow they have almost reduced him to ashes. With all the twists, surprises and moments of tension, it almost gave me an heart attack. The Darkest Star shows us a darker world than the one we live in the Lux saga, the Luxen invasion has
Dec 03, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: cant-wait
Shadow... Shadow... Shadow... Surely I'm not the only one wondering what that could mean...

I have theories guys. A LOT of theories, and if they're right... Oh my God I cannot wait for this book to come already! I HAVE THEORIES AND I NEED TO KNOW IF THEY'RE RIGHT!
Carrie (The Butterfly Reader)
3.5 Stars - I round up

Evie is trying to come to terms with the big bombshell dropped on her near the end of The Darkest Star. She's taking it all really well considering everything she ever thought was thrown to the wind. Luc is still clinging to the hope that Evie will be with him and trying to show her that he loves her no matter what. Throw in some wicked government type of experiments and you've got a recipe for an interesting romance book.

I do think this book is better than The Darkest
♡Julalicious Book Paradise♡
Original review on Julalicious Book Paradise

Wow… Wow… Wow*… I seriously don’t know just how much more I can take because this was really an awesome book, but let’s just say that it’s a not a walk through the park. The author is making sure we are hanging on to every word and will leave you demanding more.

Seriously, this book is going to get you through so many emotions and hit you in the feels at moments you didn’t expect. I seriously felt each emotions as if I was any of the characters. Just so
mandy ❤
4.5 'We were made for each other' Stars!

*ARC provided in exchange for an honest review.*

THE BURNING SHADOW, the sequel of The Darkest Star from the Origin Series, kicks off right where we were left in the first book. Evie is still trying to come to terms with all the revelations about herself. That she's not really Evelyn Dasher at all, but instead Nadia Holliday - a girl who had a life threatening cancer but was saved by a serum containing alien DNA. Evie still has no memories of her past life
I'm absolutely certain I can bump this up to 3.5 stars, but for some reason I can't give it the full 4 stars on Goodreads. I just have so many questions, man.

Not to sound redundant, but we all know that JLA is my favourite author. I would do anything for any of her books, past and future. And of those books, the Lux universe is by far by favourite. Maybe because it was the first YA series of hers I really got into, or its what solidified my love for her stories, but it holds a special place in
SnoopyDoo's Book Reviews

If you have not read the first book this will contain spoilers, so be aware of that and come back once you read book one.

I certainly liked this book a bit better than the last , Evie ad Luc can still be annoying but I think because I expected it, it was not as bad.

The first half was a lot about Evie and her trying figure out who she is more like who she was and her past. She struggles quite a bit with that and what that does, it also put s a strain on the relationship or what was starting

3.5 stars

Real strength does not exist in muscles or deadly skill.
It exists in your ability to pick yourself up and keep going after the shit hits the fan.
That's strength.
ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review.

holy alien babies.
i definitely enjoyed this one way better than the darkest star, i finally found the jennifer armentrout i adored since the main series lux.
it's trashy, it's messed up and what about it? i fucking loved it
finallyfinally we saw the old crew from lux and i can't wait for the next books.
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Phuong ✯
3.5 Stars

The Darkest Star:
The Burning Shadow: 1/2
I just know that the next book is called "The Brightest Night"

First of all, I LOVED the first book The Darkest Star when I read it last year. The Lux series will always hold a very special place in my heart, cause it's the first series I read completely in English and fell in love with. Therefore I was so stoked to hear that we would be back in the world of Luxen/Origin etc. While it was good to see all these characters I love so dearly return
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