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Publisher's Summary

When 17-year-old Katy Swartz moved to West Virginia right before her senior year, she'd pretty much resigned herself to thick accents, dodgy Internet access, and a whole lot of boring, but then she spotted her hot neighbor, with his looming height and eerie green eyes. Things were looking up...until he opened his mouth.
Daemon Black is infuriating. Arrogant. Stab-worthy. It's hate at first sight, but when a stranger attacks her and Daemon literally freezes time with a wave of his hand, well, something...unexpected happens. The hot guy next door? Well, he's an alien.
Turns out that Daemon and his sister have a galaxy of enemies wanting to steal their abilities and Katy is caught in the crosshairs. Daemon's touch has lit her up like the Vegas Strip and the only way she's getting out of this alive is by sticking close to him until her alien mojo fades. That is, if she doesn't kill him first.
©2011 Jennifer L. Armentrout (P)2013 Tantor
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Critic Reviews

"The beginning of Armentrout's new Lux series is a thrilling ride from start to finish. A cross between Roswell and Dawson's Creek, this series is guaranteed to hold your attention and have you begging for more." ( Romantic Times)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Book Lover D on 02-08-16

Great Story! Didn't like narrator.

What made the experience of listening to Obsidian the most enjoyable?

The story. I loved the story that Jennifer L Armentrout wrote.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

She had a very nasally voice. In this story, it is difficult to enjoy, especially when she performs a male voice. She also pronounces the male lead character's name wrong. The author has said the name is pronounced Day-mon not Demon. It should really be rectified.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

I love Katy and Daemon's first kiss.

Any additional comments?

Narrators should check name pronunciation before they start the story because now you have six books with an incredibly annoying mispronunciation where if they would have emailed the author, it could have been corrected immediately.

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9 of 9 people found this review helpful

3 out of 5 stars
By Holly L on 06-15-15

Enjoyed the story but not the narrator.

If you could sum up Obsidian in three words, what would they be?

Aliens are hot!

What did you like best about this story?

Daemon Black

What didn’t you like about Justine Eyre’s performance?

I've listened to easily over a hundred audiobooks, so I'm pretty easy to please when it comes to narrators. I've only had a few who completely turned me off to the audio version of a book; Justine Eyre happens to be one of them. I've listened to many books that Justine Eyre has narrated and every time debated whether I should suffer through her voice or just eventually read the book later sometime in my spare time. I haven't been able to finish at least three of the audiobooks that she has narrated. All of the female main characters sound nasally, whinny and I guess the best word to explain it is...constipated. I sincerely wish that the publisher would update the audiobooks with a new narrator for this series, because I will more than likely not be continuing this series in audio format.

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8 of 8 people found this review helpful

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