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Angry God

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I really thought I was not gonna like this book since it started out darker than anything I’ve read before. But I loved it. I loved Vaughn and how unbelievable broken both he and Lenora were. The insight into his past and why he was the way he was broke my heart and I almost couldn’t read it. But overall great book

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I tried so hard to stay engaged in this story but unfortunately had to tap out at 50%. I found it to be pretty boring. I don’t feel any connection to the characters or any chemistry between them. The dialogue and overall plot was a bit silly at times too. I’ve read other books by this author but I don’t think this one is for me.

Thanks to NetGalley and Bloom Books for the advanced copy!

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I’m not sure how I feel about this one still. I liked it while I was reading it but I found it very forgettable. I did really like the characters and the story line.

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I actually think this book is pretty good. not great, not spectacular, but very solid. I think what worked for me here is the whole damaged hero thing. I am a sucker for a guy with a past, and usually that can excuse behavior. but i don’t think Vaughn was particularly horrible by comparison. in fact, the things he does to make up for his treatment of Lenora actually were kinda sweet. I mean let’s not act like we didn’t know what we were in for.

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It’s hard to express how fantastic Angry God was, but I’m going to try. L.J. Shen knows how to write a dark, new adult romance. Although this is not the first book in the All Saints High Series, it was the first book I read in the series and it did not disappoint. My emotions were all over the place while I read Vaughn and Lenny’s story. At times I had to put the book down as I tried to grasp what I was reading. Their story is that good!!!

Angry God is definitely a darker read than most new adult books. Vaughn and Lenny were true enemies to lovers, and I feel like a lot of what happened in their youth was tragic, sad, and could have been avoided. My heart broke for these beautifully flawed young adults. I wanted to dive in to the pages and mend their broken hearts. They were both damaged, their minds dark and twisty, but they were perfect for each other and needed each other to grow and heal. Just when you think their story is over, LJ Shen gives us a perfectly wrapped epilogue. A true masterpiece from start to finish.

I can’t say much more without spoiling the story, but if you’re looking for your next 5 star read THIS IS IT! You will devour this story and leave with a nasty book hangover. I cannot wait to read the rest of the books in this series.

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Angry God. Wow. This author does angst like nobody's business, so buckle up! This is a bully romance with touch her and perish vibes. Vaughn has some deep-rooted issues that desperately need to be addressed. Lenora is a driven young woman, and the two wind up competing for the same internship. Their worlds collide and smash to pieces before being reconfigured and melded back together. This was definitely an emotional rollercoaster for me. And just wait until the revenge scene! So well done!

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thank you to netgalley for the advanced reading copy. I really enjoyed this and will be getting copies for my shop.

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This is a Dark High School romance that isn't for the faint of heart. It was good. It was entertaining and I liked it.
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I thoroughly enjoyed this book! Receiving an advanced copy was a delightful surprise. I believe both existing fans and newcomers will find it equally enjoyable.

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Okayy I am going to keep this review short, simple, and straight too the point. This book was an emotional roller coaster that kept me on the edge of my seat. L.J. Shen is a master of writing angsty, twisted, and steamy romances that make you feel everything. The characters are flawed, complex, and realistic, and their chemistry is off the charts. The plot is gripping, suspenseful, and unpredictable, and it deals with some sensitive and dark topics that may not be for everyone. The writing is beautiful, poetic, and captivating, and it draws you into the world of the characters. I gave this book 4 stars because I enjoyed it a lot, but I also had some issues with it. I felt that some parts were too rushed, some scenes were too graphic or disturbing for my taste, and some actions or reactions of the characters were not very consistent. I also wished that there was more development of the secondary characters and the epilogue was longer and more satisfying. However, these are just my personal opinions and preferences, and they did not ruin my overall reading experience.

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I was not prepared for this one. Man that was amazing. I finished it in a few hours and am on to the next one. I can not get enough of this. So amazing.

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this was a DNF for me so I'm giving a neutral rating of 3 stars. I've read one other book in this series and i think this kind of romance just isn't for me which is okay! it's pretty dark and everyone is so mean lol but i love lj shen's other books!

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Now that I finished reading AG, I have such a bittersweet feeling. These characters made such a huge impact that I'll never be able to say goodbye too.

On to the review....I was expecting A LOT for Vaughn and Lenora's love story. Vaughn was such a mysterious man ever since I read about him in Pretty Reckless. He was a huge jerk in Broken Knight. Lol Lenora bantering with Vaughn was PERFECTION! and boy did they explode in Angry God. I'm someone who can't really read bullying books so it took me at least 3 days to finish it. 😅 My anxiety was so high, and my heart was beating so fast. Vaughn is totally Vicious' son. I seriously felt he's more vicious than Vicious. Lol I love a hero who have a lot of layers. Lenora does not back down at all! She's legit on par with Vaughn every step. You'll have to read to experience the craziness they bring to the table. Lol I FREAKING LOVE Vaughn and Lenora! They complete one another beautifully in their own messed up way. 😭 Vicious as a father...GOALS!⁣

I'll have to say though, I feel something is missing. It hits me, but not as much as Pretty Reckless and Broken Knight. Everyone have their own opinions, but my rank of the 3 books in ALL Saint High series...Pretty Reckless, Broken Knight, and then Angry God.

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I still preferred Pretty Reckless to this one, but it was still good. Vaughn is something else. Looking forward to continuing with the other two in this series, as they’ve just arrived.

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I apologize in advance for the late review. I thought it had posted, but something didn't go through right and it never posted.

I thoroughly enjoyed this book and getting to read more about these characters. It had me invested page after page to know what was going to happen next. Thank you Netgalley for an arc of this book.

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Loooove LJ SHen! She is an automatic up for me and did not disappoint with this one. If you haven’t heard of this series I suggest reading all of them because they are all worth the read! (I have physical and digital copies of them all!) I can not recommend this series enough to people.

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Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review.

This book is part of the All Saints High series but can be read stand alone.

Vaughan is such a complex dark character with secrets from his past that have shaped his character. Len is caught in the middle of it all, feels attracted to him while wanting nothing to do with him, and is confused by it all.

Check the triggers before picking this one up because there are some very dark, triggering topics. I couldn't put this one down and had to know what the full story was. Vaughan is the tortured soul you just want to hug and protect, while Len is the perfect person to do that.

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okay hear me out. i really wanted to like this book. but unfortunately, it just did not work for me. which is okay. you should still check it out and thank you so much to netgalley!!!!

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Angry God is the third book in the All Saints High series, but it can be read as a standalone.

LJ Shen sure knows how to write angsty, messy characters, and this was no exception.

Vaughn Spencer and Lenora both had anger in them, and they clashed a lot. But under that anger was a world of pain, especially for Vaughn.

Lenora was so strong. Always giving back what was thrown at her. Never giving in to the threats, the taunts, the cruelty from others. She could hold her own.

Vaughn. Oh, how my heart broke for this boy. He was awful, but he had every right to be. He was damaged and broken, but he had such a big heart. His backstory 💔💔.

This was heartbreaking, raw, emotional, and beautiful.

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Angry God is one of my favourite L.J. Shen books, this series is high up there. I adored the added content and always enjoy reading anything and everything from this author.

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