Torn | Book Review

Torn by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Publication Date: July 19, 2016

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Torn between duty and survival, nothing can be the same.

Everything Ivy Morgan thought she knew has been turned on its head. After being betrayed and then nearly killed by the Prince of the Fae, she’s left bruised and devastated—and with an earth-shattering secret that she must keep at all costs. And if the Order finds out her secret, they’ll kill her.

Then there’s Ren Owens, the sexy, tattooed Elite member of the Order who has been sharing Ivy’s bed and claiming her heart. Their chemistry is smoking hot, but Ivy knows that Ren has always valued his duty to the Order above all else—he could never touch her if he knew the truth. That is, if he let her live at all. Yet how can she live with herself if she lies to him?

But as the Fae Prince begins to close in, intent on permanently opening the gates to the Otherworld, Ivy is running out of options. If she doesn’t figure out who she can trust—and fast—it’s not only her heart that will be torn apart, but civilization itself.

Since this is a series this review will probably be shorter than other reviews because I don’t want to spoil anything for anyone. This book picks right back up where book one leaves off. I was absolutely torn, sorry I had to while reading this book. We pick up right where we left off in book one of this series. I don’t really want to go into too much detail because I don’t want to give anything away. Overall, I enjoyed this book as book number two in the series. I loved getting to know a little bit more about the Fae as well as the relationship between Ivy and Rem. Ivy really won me over in this one. She is such a strong and selfless person and I wish I had an ounce of her bravery. She is true to herself and will fight back to anyone doing harm to her or the ones she loves. Unbelievably stubborn and hardheaded she will do what she thinks is right no matter the consequences just to keep others safe. Ren is still unbelievably delicious and head over heels in love with Ivy. No matter what she does or who she is, he just can’t help himself when it comes to her. I somehow fell even more in love with Tink and his antics. His is so freaking funny and the things that come out of his mouth astound me. Anytime he said anything I was smiling or laughing. I honestly don’t know how Jennifer Armentrout does it. I am continually amazed by her writing and the stories that she comes up with.

Another solid ⭐⭐⭐⭐ star read!

About the Author:

# 1 New York Times and # 1 International Bestselling author Jennifer lives in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. All the rumors you’ve heard about her state aren’t true. When she’s not hard at work writing. she spends her time reading, watching really bad zombie movies, pretending to write, hanging out with her husband and her Border Jack Apollo. In early 2015, Jennifer was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, a group of rare genetic disorders that involve a breakdown and death of cells in the retina, eventually resulting in loss of vision, among other complications.  Due to this diagnosis, educating people on the varying degrees of blindness has become of passion of hers, right alongside writing, which she plans to do as long as she can.

Her dreams of becoming an author started in algebra class, where she spent most of her time writing short stories….which explains her dismal grades in math. Jennifer writes young adult paranormal, science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary romance. She is published with Tor, HarperCollins Avon and William Morrow, Entangled Teen and Brazen, Disney/Hyperion and Harlequin Teen. Her Wicked Series has been optioned by PassionFlix. Jennifer has won numerous awards, including the 2013 Reviewers Choice Award for Wait for You, the 2015 Editor’s Pick for Fall With Me, and the 2014/2015 Moerser-Jugendbuch- Jury award for Obsidian. Her young adult romantic suspense novel DON’T LOOK BACK was a 2014 nominated Best in Young Adult Fiction by YALSA. Her adult romantic suspense novel TILL DEATH was a Amazon Editor’s Pick and iBook Book of the Month. Her young adult contemporary THE PROBLEM WITH FOREVER is a 2017 RITA Award Winner in Young Adult Fiction. She also writes Adult and New Adult contemporary and paranormal romance under the name J. Lynn. She is published by Entangled Brazen and HarperCollins.

She is the owner of ApollyCon and The Origin Event, the successful annual events that features over hundred bestselling authors in Young Adult, New Adult, and Adult Fiction, panels, parties, and more. She is also the creator and sole financier of the annual Write Your Way To RT Book Convention, a contest that gives aspiring authors a chance to win a fully paid trip to RT Book Reviews.

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