Wednesday, November 4

Audiobook Review: Oblivion by SJ West

Author: SJ West
Alison Larkin
Title: Oblivion
(The Watcher Chronicles #3)
Genre: Paranormal, Fantasy, UF, Romance
Format: Audiobook
Published:  March 1st 2013
Where I got It: My shelf (Audible)

Jess and Mason begin their search for Faison and find themselves in a world where everything is turned upside down. Jess’ relationship with Lucifer takes a turn she didn’t expect which prompts God to give her a mission she’s not sure she’ll survive.

Took a little break from the series for numerous of reasons but it is time to finish up this series. I am going to have a hard time saying goodbye.  

The story continues with Jess' journey to find Faison who was taken through the Tear. They land in a very similar world to theirs, but it is completely different at the same time. Along the way of finding her sister, she discovers God had more for her to do. When they get back through the Tear she is given another assignment to try and turn Lucifer back to good. Will she and her friends survive? 

It was nice revisiting our gang. Even though its been a while, it was easy to slip back into the story. I did have to read the other blurbs and my reviews to remind myself. This does okay as a standalone, but you'll be missing a lot of back story. At least read book 2. 

This felt calmer (after they get back from the Tear and that crazy other world) and not as filled to brim with drama or action. It was nice...but it makes me worried. 

Jess and Mason take their relationship to the next level in this one. It was nice to see them fall more in love...BUT I do worry. There was a lot of smexy time here and it seemed to eclipse the story sometimes. Yes, I do worry for the next book.

Oh Lucifer....I want him to turn so badly and come back to the good side. He's a fun character and like Jess....I oddly like him even though he is a baddie. King of the baddies at that BUT there is an ounce of good in that body. 

I am anxious to start the next and final book of the series. I worry for our characters. We have lost some along the way and I have a feeling not everyone is going to survive the final book. SOBS! 

Again, no issues with the narrator. She is awesome and I especially love her Lucifer voice. It's not what you would typically expect but it is a fun take. 

In the end, this was calmer. More of a transition in a way. We get to see some character and relationship developments in this one which is nice, but sometimes I felt like it was too calm and that the smexy scenes slowed the story down sometimes. It was a nice break in a way...but I worry for the last book. I'll give this 3 stars. 

- #52 for Audiobook Challenge


Melliane said...

I'm curious now for the last book as well

Blodeuedd said...

I hope it speeds up in the next one then

Carole Rae said...

Melliane, me too but I'm a little nervous to start it

B, Me too.

Sophia Rose said...

Haha, when I've been treated to a lot of drama, I get nervous after a bit of calm, too. :)

Jen Twimom said...

Sometimes taking a break makes all the difference. Glad you are able to get back into the series.

Carole Rae said...

Sophia, yesss I am nervous ;)

Jen, Yep! sometimes you have to take a little break.