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Pure

(Covenant #2)

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4.33  ·  Rating details ·  52,819 ratings  ·  3,372 reviews
There is need. And then there is Fate... Being destined to become some kind of supernatural electrical outlet isn’t exactly awesome—especially when Alexandria’s "other half" is everywhere she goes. Seth’s in her training room, outside her classes, and keeps showing up in her bedroom—so not cool. Their connection does have some benefits, like staving off her nightmares of t ...more
Paperback, 329 pages
Published April 3rd 2012 by Spencer Hill Press
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MeMe Belikova First lady Ivashkov
First off can I say "Damn Lea, how many times do you have to get your nose broken by Alex to understand, that she is not the one to be messed with!"

YES!!! BAD ASS Alex Andros, is at it again! Kicking more Ass in the sequel to the Covenant series! The story starts off where we left it and that was more training with the Bland but HOTT Aiden and the Snarky and Whitty Apolyon Seth. Alex's ultimate goal in life right now:She must find the power within her and try to stay alive until her eighteenth
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Booknut
Re-reading 30/9/13:

The battle over Alex was just as hot funny as I recalled!! Seth and Aiden are both adorable, and the witty banter is definitely a highlight of this wonderful series.

Original Review

“You know what?” His breath was warm against my cheek. “There are a lot of stupid things to do, but I really want to do the stupidest thing possible.”
“What’s that?”
“I want to kiss you.”


Seth:



Aiden:



The oracle in summary:



Everytime Alexandria kicked ass:



Brilliant book and I can't wait to read the ne
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Laura
It's always good to be back to this world *sighs happily* Sometimes I forget how much I care about these characters until the feels hit me like a truck.

{Review to come}
Stacia (the 2010 club)
*edit* July 2012*. Sigh. Eff it. I really didn't want to have a star rating on this book because of my mixed feelings (good and bad) but since I'm not risking having yet another review sent to the void, I will award a star rating.

Original Review

Argh. I am so frustrated right now. No matter how entertaining this book is (and it's a great read), I feel dirty for reading it. Blatant copying should not be rewarded. This is even worse than fan fic to me because no one's getting their efforts credite
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Ezmirelda
Apr 03, 2012 rated it liked it
**************CAUTION, BELOW CONTAINS SPOILERS************

I went into this book wanting to like it and enjoy it. And I did, I loved it. The tension had me on edge. Seth was amazing and I loved him. Aidan was kind of annoying but I loved him too. I really really wanted to read this book without constantly having the sinking feeling that I’ve already read it before, except written by a different author and with a different name (Vampire Academy). The second book of the Half Blood series was rumo
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Jessica
Jul 05, 2016 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars
I enjoyed this one SO much more than the first!
Full review up tomorrow
~Tina~
:There be spoilers here. Be warned!:

There is nothing quite like the experience when reading an Armentrout novel.

My Symptoms included;

-Stomach tied in a knot so tight it refuses to loosen till the very last sentence.
-Continuously released a breath I didn't realize I was holding.
-Felt the need to want to rip someones heart out and/or bang my head against a wall (depending on the scene).
-Cried frustrated tears of pure agony or annoyance.
-Glared at the words on the page so hard that I could alm
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Hilly
Feb 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
"Ever since I've met you, I've wanted to break every rule."

Holy shit. That was awesome.
*massive deadly book hangover*
THIS BOOK GUYS.

This book is crazy. Sad. Funny. Incredible. Perfect. Dreamy.

We don't see much of Aiden, but we do see a lot of Seth. And I'm not complaining.
Remember when I said that I found him irritating and then that I was beginning to like him? And that maybe I could have loved him as much as Aiden? YES. THE ANSWER IS YES. I DO LOVE HIM VERY MUCH.
I know he's a bad guy sometimes
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Donna
“Ever since I’ve met you, I’ve wanted to break every rule.” Aiden turned away, the muscles in his neck tensing. He sighed. “You’ll become the center of someone’s world one day. And he’ll be the luckiest son of a b*tch on this earth.” – Aiden

My initial thoughts after reading Pure were wow, Jennifer L. Armentrout is a genius and now, several months later I was definitely right, because it is the best sequel I have EVER read!

This time around we see Alex training with both Aiden and Seth. Aiden is
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Ashwood (애쉬 우드).
Dec 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
'There were two types of people in this world, those who sat around a fire, staring into the flames, and those who started the fire.

Seth and I started the fire, and then we danced around it.'

This has got to be one of the best sequels to a book I've ever read. Was it better than the first book? Most definitely!

The characters and their roles have developed so much since the first book it's astonishing.

Alex is seriously like a sassy warrior princess in my opinion.
Aiden is really probably meant
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Carol [Goodreads Addict]
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Pure is book two in the Covenant series by Jennifer Armentrout. I love writing my review right after I finish reading a book when my emotions are all still swirling. And right now, let me tell you, my emotions are all over the place.

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Alex has been allowed to stay at the Covenant and start the new semester and continue her training. Not only is she attending classes, she is doing extra training with both Aiden and Seth. She is exhausted. But she wouldn’t give up her time with Aiden for anything
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Ramona
What an amazing series the Covenant isJ I am really excited about every book which I read and it became sort of an addiction, because I literally can’t stop reading it. Jennifer is amazing and this ability of hers to mix romance with action and a dynamic plot is killing me!!

“Pure” is the second book from the Covenant series and although it was not as good as the first one, it had its moments of greatness that were fantastic and breath-taking, not to mention that I love Alex and Aiden as a couple
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Khanh, first of her name, mother of bunnies
Purely out of curiosity, I'm continuing on with what I feel like is a faint shadow of the Vampire Academy series. In this book, Alex continues on with her training, snarks off even more to Seth/her instructors/everyone in a position of power, despite knowing what's in store for her if she gets in further trouble (mindless servitude to Pures). The plot is also gaping with holes; several important plot points never got resolved in my mind. They were just presented, then seemingly forgotten about t ...more
Erika
Dec 25, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I think, the whole book just made me forget how to breathe.

It's just perfect , okay? IT SIMPLY HAD EVERYTHING IN IT. Pure managed to make me laugh, cry, and feel hot all at the same time. And I am not even kidding.

Alex, here, made me love here even more. She's indeed one of the coolest female fictional characters I've ever known. I just like her and I believe she deserves all the happiness in the world. No more pain, please? But yeah, we all know that it's the hardships that our characters ha
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Roobie
4 stars

"You know what, you need to stay out of my bedroom. You have your own."

He smiled. "I know I do. I see it quite often. I just prefer your bed. It smells better."

I made a face. "It smells better? What does your bed smell like? Regret and bad taste?"


chan ☆
Jun 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
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just like potato chips, you can't just read one of these books

and so continues chandler's descent into YA paranormal romance. i'm not saying i was put on this earth solely to read this genre, but i'm not saying i wasn't. i freaking love a good kick ass heroine, an angsty love triangle, and punchy plot lines, ok? and YA paranormal just consistently delivers.

this book was a continuation of the last. this time we have a few epic fight scenes, a death or two, and some interesting politics. we also s
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Pilar ☽
4 Stars!

*I'M GONNA MAKE A FULL REVIEW WHEN I FINISH THIS SERIES*


I actually liked this one better than the first one! There was more action, and well, in this book we have more of Seth, yay! However I'm not giving this book 5 stars for several reasons:

- First, the love triangle. I strongly dislike love triangles, when a heroine finds herself in that situation, her inner-monologue becomes annoying and my eyes start hurting from rolling them so much.

- Second, Aiden. I don't know... I can't conne
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Penny
Oct 06, 2017 rated it did not like it
A brazen copy of the Vampire Academy book by Richelle Mead.

Unbelievable. I am going to keep reading this series just to see how far the writer goes with the plagiarism.


Half-Blood (Covenant #1) - 1 star
Deity (Covenant #3) - 2 stars
Elixir (Covenant #3.5) - 3 stars
Apollyon (Covenant #4) - 1 star
Sentinel (Covenant #5) - 2 stars
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5/5

This book was very good. It was a little similar to the Vampire Academy but I was surprised by everything that happened which is very good. I didn't like Aiden as much but then again he is just acting a certain way for the plot. There was an even larger amount of action in this book than in the first, especially at the end. It was so suspenseful and I was trying to read even faster with out skipping over anything important. There is a kind of cliffhanger just because a lot of things were left
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Anja H.
Jan 28, 2019 rated it liked it
*3.25 SUPERHUMAN STARS*

“I guess there were two types of people in the world, those who sat around a fire, staring into the flames, and those who started the fire. Seth and I started the fire, and then we danced around it.”

Despite the fact that this still reminded me an awful lot of the Vampire Academy series, I still quite enjoyed this! Unfortunately, I've read a lot of Jennifer L. Armentrout books and thus had very high expectations of this series. I hate to say it, but so far I'm a little di
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Barbara
Mar 28, 2015 rated it really liked it
Actual rating: 4.5


I am so not okay.

I'm not sure what to say, think, or write right now. So excuse me while I turn into a burrito of tears and pain.

- Full Review: here -
Daniella (Reading With Daniella)
August 2016: Wow, this was fantastic! I think I liked it even better than the last. I flew right through this book, and just could not put it down. Jennifer's writing is just so addictive, not that I'm complaining!

While I am still team Aiden, I have also seriously fallen for Seth. I was sad that there wasn't as much Aiden action in this installment, but I found myself really enjoying the scenes with Alex and Seth. Their constant bickering and the sarcasm they had with each other was absolutely
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Sandra
Oct 25, 2016 marked it as series-to-complete
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DNF @ 20%

I think, my taste just changed over the years. I've read the first book in this series a long time ago. I can't even remember most of what happened. I did remember liking the first book, though. After reading up to 20% of the book, it seems that this series doesn't interest me anymore. The appeal it had when I read it a few years before is no longer there, unfortunately.

PS: Is it just me, or is Alex in this book really annoying?
Liz
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Pure is book two in the Covenant series. The action is magnified and the tension between Aiden and Alex is like a rubber band ready to snap. And there there is her "other half" Seth. Seth is always lurking around. He is like that presence that will always be there no matter how uncomfortable or happy it makes you. Alex is confused by the comfort she finds being with Seth. And yet, Aiden is all she truly wants.

"Nothing separated us. I tried to breathe, but he had stolen not just my heart, but th
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Renatta❣️ (P33K-A-BOOK--I S33-A-🔥fire-br3athing-👑bitch-Qu33n👑
Oh yes and yet another beautifully crafted book!! I just love how much this book made me laugh, oh but don't get me wrong it had me feeling every other emotion possible maybe even some that aren't possible, it even made me cry and boy did I cry at the heart wrenching events that occurred.... I knew I was smelling a love triangle since the first book and boy is that a dangerous game to play, I hate when one of them ended up hurt and boy I hope it's not my baby Seth that gets burn in the end but t ...more
Lo Bookfrantic
4.5⭐⭐⭐⭐Stars

Damn so much happened in this book, I loved it so hard. I was so heart broken one of my favorite characters died it was awful 😭😭😭. My heart is also tearing apart though I love Aidan from book one but Seth has gotten deep inside my heart too. So conflicted, why can't "I" *cough* I mean Alex keep both?! 😂 lol

I almost don't want to continue the series because I don't want it to end 😩 haha
Novels On The Run
Oct 28, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fave-books
MICHELLE'S REVIEW:

5 AWESOME SERIES STARS!!

I won a copy of the ebook of 'Pure' from Jennifer’s page , and I am just so happy I got to read it early. I did the Aiden St. Delphi Happy Dance when I received it. I had other priorities on the blog, but did I let that stop me reading it......I would like to say , yes....but...no....oh I held off for a few hours, then I peeked, then I thought just a few chapters won’t hurt.....then there was no stopping me. It was on!

There are few authors that put me in
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Sherbie
Oct 16, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Paranormal Romance lovers/ YA readers/ those who do not want to waste time reading crappy books
She opened her eyes. "Is this real?"
"Very real." I brushed the soaked strands off her cheek, wondering if I was lying or not and if I should care if I was. "Angel, let me kiss you."
-Seth POV #prematureventricularcontractions

“You'll become the center of someone's world one day.
And he'll be the luckiest son of a bitch on this earth.”
-Aiden (i know, i know. and it wont be with you! shoo!)


This book for me, was the epitome of YA paranormal/romance.
This was even better than the first book of the s
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Amber
Nov 09, 2011 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars!!

Armentrout is one of those authors you ponder over. Her skilled writing and magical imagination leave you with a deep respect and admiration.

Pure was another outstanding contribution to the Covenant series. You will get your share of the Oh-so-delicious, Aiden St. Delphi and Seth throughout as well as enough action to make you pull your knees up to your chest and grip tightly to those pages awaiting the next flip of the page. Since this is not released yet, I am simply going to tell
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Terri ♥ (aka Mrs. Christian Grey)
Quick review

Cover: Really pretty.
Rating PG–13.
Thumbs Up 4.5
Overall: Loved it.
Characters: Great job.
Plot: Was a lot that I didn’t expect.
Page Turner: Yes.
Series Cont.? Yes.
Recommend Yes.
Book Boyfriend: Aiden!

SUMMARY (50 words or less)

Man, this book blew my socks off. I was so into it and hardly wanted to put it down. I can’t say that a lot of things that happened in the book made me happy, but I can say that it was exciting. YAY! Can’t wait for the next!

To see my full review and pic, check
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“Ever since I’ve met you, I’ve wanted to break every rule.” Aiden turned away, the muscles in his neck tensing. He sighed. “You’ll become the centre of someone’s world one day. And he’ll be the luckiest son of a bitch on this earth.” 881 likes
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