Tuesday, June 2, 2009

The Awakening

The Awakening (Darkest Powers, Book Two)

Kelley Armstrong. The Awakening. New York : Harper Collins Publishers, 2009.
ISBN: 9780061662768
(Image Credit: Cape May County Library, Cape May Court House, NJ)

Chloe is fifteen and a necromancer--someone who can conjure up the dead and see ghosts. She is one the run from the Edison Group, an organization that wants to control her supernatural powers.

Book Talk:
Being a teenager is hard enough: school, boys, friends, parents, and bullies. But, Chloe is also a necromancer, someone who can see ghosts and conjure up the dead. She is one the run with some of friends who also have supernatural powers, as they all try to escape the Edison Group: a scientific organization that has used the teens for experiments. As Chloe runs, she also tries to control her powers. Will she be able to stay ahead of the Edison Group, or will she and her friends be captured and terminated? As Chloe looks for help, she is awakened to the forces that surround her and seek her out.

The Awakening has been reviewed in Booklist.

You may also want to read, The Summoning, the first book in the Dark Powers series.
It has won: Notable Books- Texas Tayshas Reading Lists, Notable Books-- 2009