The Brightest Night by Jennifer L Armentrout Book review

Updated: Jan 24, 2021

The Brightest Night

by Jennifer L Armentrout

Published by Tor Teen

Book 3 in the Origin Series Series

Less than a year ago, Evelyn Dasher was a normal girl, living an unremarkable life.

Now, she's on the run, under the protection of the beautiful, deadly inhuman Luc. She's been betrayed by those who were closest to her. And she's learned truths about herself that she never saw coming--things she once knew, and was made to forget. Truths with devastating consequences. She's caught in the eye of the storm.

He is the darkest star.

You are the burning shadow.

And together, you will bring about the brightest night.


Some Violence Young Adult Thrilling

Some Steamy Scenes Science-Fiction


The Brightest Night is the third book in Jennifer L Armentrouts Origin series, and centers around Evie Dasher, who is in hiding from the deadly government group, the Daedalus, along with Luc, her best friend, the man she loves, and one of the most powerful beings on earth by her side. Together, they learn more secrets about themselves, and the full extent of their powers.

Truth time ... I was nervous going into this book. Look at other JLA series'. The third, or second to last book always ends on a cliffhanger, the will truly fuck with you during the long wait for the next book.

Remember Opal? Deity? Stone Cold Touch? Rage and Ruin? A Kingdom of Flesh and Fire?

So I kept putting my book down.

Because that would stop it, right?

Kinda like Joey putting The Shining in the freezer in that episode of Friends.

But I did it. I finished it.

Why Jen? Why do you torture us so?

The Brightest Night for me was a building block to the finale. It was sometimes a little slow on the action, but there was a lot of character building, relationship bonds being strengthened, and abilities being tested, which is so important to the story ahead. It filled up the book. The Brightest Night maintained it's unique storyline, and was a bit unpredictable, as I truly didn't see that ending. Spoiler alert --------> I figured that Luc + Evie = Ultimate weapon .... together. Not Luc essentially siphoning off the Source from Evie, and himself becoming the ultimate weapon. What I did see? I knew that kid was leading her