Some of you have probably noticed that I have been reading Storm and Fury pretty much religiously. If you all don’t know, we read it as part of the Barely Book Club and it was truly so much fun! Fun fact: this was the first book we did for the Barely Book Club and I truly think it was a fantastic start. Without further adieu, let’s get into why I loved this fantastic book.
If you questioned if I actually liked this book, I literally filmed a series about it twice a week. Unfortunately, I had a bit of difficulty with the audio in the first video, so feel free to skip on over that one and carry on with the others. But, if you would like to watch them I put them all in a nice little playlist!
Enter a world of gargoyle protectors, rising demons and one girl with an explosive secret.
Eighteen-year-old Trinity Marrow may be going blind, but she can see and communicate with ghosts and spirits. Her unique gift is part of a secret so dangerous that she’s been in hiding for years in an isolated compound fiercely guarded by Wardens—gargoyle shape-shifters who protect humankind from demons. If the demons discover the truth about Trinity, they’ll devour her, flesh and bone, to enhance their own powers.
When Wardens from another clan arrive with disturbing reports that something out there is killing both demons and Wardens, Trinity’s safe world implodes. Not the least because one of the outsiders is the most annoying and fascinating person she’s ever met. Zayne has secrets of his own that will upend her world yet again—but working together becomes imperative once demons breach the compound and Trinity’s secret comes to light. To save her family and maybe the world, she’ll have to put her trust in Zayne. But all bets are off as a supernatural war is unleashed…Storm and Fury by Jennifer L. Armentrout
This book became somewhat of a guilty pleasure for me. I was truly absolutely obsessed with it, enough to even fill weekly videos about it.
The one thing that kind of surprised me about this book was how much I kind of love a good cliche. While this book had quite a few, I feel like they were well done and not overly forced. Truthfully, I really appreciate that.
Also, while this book is rather long, I don’t feel like it’s drawn out. I think it does a fantastic job of stuffing in a large amount of information while pushing the plot forward. I never found myself feeling bogged down by the story and I think it remained incredibly engaging.
One thing that was super good but annoying in a book club setting is that pretty much, every chapter ends on a cliff-hanger. It is very difficult to actually stop reading at the end of a chapter. Plus, of course, the book ends at a cliff-hanger that I now have to wait until JUNE to have answered. Ugh.
Overall, I absolutely loved this book and I really can’t wait to read more. If you’re looking for more of a chapter by chapter analysis, I highly recommend my YouTube videos. They’re a lot more in-depth and you’ll get my reactions to exact moments.
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