Review: The Sword of Armageddon by Temple Mathews

Name of book: The Sword of Armageddon (The New Kid Series #3)
Author: Temple Mathews
Publication: TeenLibris (first published November 6th 2012)
Genre: YA Paranormal
Source: Provided by the kind publisher...

Things have never been darker for 16-year-old Will Hunter. The girl he loves has been taken from him, he's been betrayed by his newfound half-sister, and he has only hours to find a cure to the poison coursing through his veins. He's in no shape to stop the Dark Lord from finding and using the Sword of Armageddon-but if he can't, he's not the only one who will die. 

The third book in the New Kid series takes Will and friends from a demon-infested island in the Puget Sound to the top of the Seattle Space Needle, where Will's struggle against the Dark Lord ends in a confrontation that will determine the fate of all mankind.

-- My Rating --

-- My Thoughts --

    WOW! The first and the second book in this series blew me away, and this one was no different. I absolutely love the way Temple Mathews writes his characters. They breath out of the page, like they are standing next to me, whispering the words into my ears. They are as realistic as they can be.
Better read the New Kid (my review) and the Rising (my review) first.
     Will and Natalie have been through so much, isn't it finally the time to relax and settle down? Oh, no. The Dark Lord has a much, much more evil plan, including ending the human race as we know it. And while fighting seems like the only way to survive, will their unconditional love help Natalie and Will survive the inevitable  Even if it means facing their darkest fears? In the final installment, they both have to answer the question: What is the price of love? And are they willing to pay it?
     Abso-freaking-lutely loved this book! This series is definitely my favorite one ever, right next to Lauren Kate's Fallen series (that's a HUGE statement, people). I was so joyful that I get to see what happens to Nat and Will, but when the book finished, I got all clingy and started begging the author to continue the series. I CANNOT bear to part with such amazing cast of characters, from the ever-protective Will to the lovely sisters, Nat and Em, to the weird, adorable Rudy.
     Temple Mathews definitely knows how to capture readers. From the first page, I was sucked right in. This book is a exotic, unique page-turner! The plot is flawless and it will never bore you. The villains are villainous and venomous. The setting and the pace fit perfectly. You WILL NOT find any excuses to delay reading this, it's begging to be read, so do it, now. Or you are passing a great opportunity to be enchanted!


  1. This book sounds good! I've never heard of it, though. o_O Who knows, maybe someday I'll read it. Great review, Soma! (:

  2. I've never read any of the books in this series but your enthusiasm for them definitely has me curious! I love how developed the characters sound! Wonderful review!

  3. I haven't heard of this series, but I'm so glad you loved them. I'll have to check them out!


  4. Great review. I haven't heard of this series before. Thanks for introducing me to it.


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