Blurb: The Hematoi descend from the unions of gods and mortals, and the children of two Hematoi-pure-bloods-have godlike powers. Children of Hematoi and mortals-well, not so much. Half-bloods only have two options: become trained Sentinels who hunt and kill daimons or become servants in the homes of the pures. Seventeen-year-old Alexandria would rather risk her life fighting than waste it scrubbing toilets, but she may end up slumming it anyway. There are several rules that students at the Covenant must follow. Alex has problems with them all, but especially rule #1:Relationships between pures and halfs are forbidden. Unfortunately, she’s crushing hard on the totally hot pure-blood Aiden. But falling for Aiden isn’t her biggest problem–staying alive long enough to graduate the Covenant and become a Sentinel is. If she fails in her duty, she faces a future worse than death or slavery: being turned into a daimon, and being hunted by Aiden. And that would kind of suck. (source: goodreads.com)
After reading the little prequel first, I was curious about the first book in the Covenant series. The book startet at the moment where Daimon ended. Without reading the prequel first I guess it’s also pretty cool because you’re thrown right in the middle of some fighting. Good start! (Even though the first ~20 pages were a little boring because there was everything repeated what happened in the prequel, but I expected this)
The plot was awesome. Anyway, I like storys about „godlike“ (I don’t what to call them instead) guys and after a couple of pages it was clear that I would LOVE this book.
The characters were brilliant. Especially Alex and Aiden. And I instantly fell in love with Aiden because … Gods, he’s such a swoon-worthy guy.
The one thing I dislike a litte is the upcoming love triangle. But I hope this wouldn’t be too much.
Ah, and btw, JLA is a master in writing cockblocking moments. The one in this book … holy fucking shit, I seriously wanted to punch someone/something.
The book reminded me a little of Vampire Academy. But I considered it not negative. I liked VA. There were some parallels but a lot of them sort of disappeared after a while while others still remind me.
Great book! 5 huge stars!