Thursday, September 8, 2011

Mini Review: Daimon

Title: Daimon by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Release Date: May 10, 2011
Publisher: Spencer Hill Press
Pages: 62 pages
Genre: Mythology
Rating: 4.5 stars
Source: Free Download
Goodreads Summary: For three years, Alexandria has lived among mortals—pretending to be like them and trying to forget the duty she'd been trained to fulfill as a child of a mortal and a demigod. At seventeen, she's pretty much accepted that she's a freak by mortal standards... and that she'll never be prepared for that duty.

According to her mother, that’s a good thing.

But as every descendant of the gods knows, Fate has a way of rearing her ugly head. A horrifying attack forces Alex to flee Miami and try to find her way back to the very place her mother had warned her she should never return—the Covenant. Every step that brings her closer to safety is one more step toward death… because she's being hunted by the very creatures she'd once trained to kill. The daimons have found her.
Daimon is an awesome prequel to Half-Blood. We are quickly introduced to Alex, our main character and she is a snarky, spunky, kick-butt type of girl. I love her already. In such a short story, Armentrout does a great job of introducing us to her mythological world of demigods. She has also packed so much action into these 62 pages, I can only imagine how exciting Half-Blood will be. The mythology is cool, Alex’s crush is swoon-worthy and the ending leaves you dying for the next book. Make sure you download this for free from Spencer Hill Press and enjoy before Half-Blood comes out on Oct. 18.

Content: Kissing, references to sex, some swearing and violence

4 comments:

Liz Z said...

oooh, sounds good! Thanks for the link to get it free, too :0) I am definitely going to check this out.

Liz @ Fictional Candy

DJL said...

You are awesome! I've been wanting to read the prequel in preparation for the release of Half-Blood and now I can! :D Thanks for sharing the ebook link and for your review!

Alexis @ Reflections of a Bookaholic said...

Wow, how awesome! It's like a taste before the book comes out. Thanks!

Evie said...

:) Thanks for the mini-review! I have an ARC of Half-Blood packed in my suitcase and will read it either on the plane or once I touch down in Europe :) Can't wait! I'll probably read Daimon after that!

Thanks for stopping by my blog today and leaving me a comment - you're so sweet! <3

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