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The Awakening (Darkest Powers Series #2)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

16 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

Amazing book!

Chloe Saunders is back in the second book of the Darkest Powers series. If you haven't read The Summoning yet read it before reading this review. SPOILERS.

At the end of the first book Chloe and Rae go to Chloe's Aunt Lauren for help, not knowing that she is workin...
Chloe Saunders is back in the second book of the Darkest Powers series. If you haven't read The Summoning yet read it before reading this review. SPOILERS.

At the end of the first book Chloe and Rae go to Chloe's Aunt Lauren for help, not knowing that she is working for the very group that they are trying to escape from. As a result, Chloe and Rae end up locked in a high security warehouse that houses the Edison Groups many experiments. Luckily, Derek and Simon are still on the run and on the lookout for Chloe and Rae.

After encountering ghosts of some of the former Lyle House occupants Chloe decides to take matters into her own hands and figure out a way to escape, this time for good. With the help of Liz's ghost and a trapped demi-demon Chloe manages to find more information about the Edison group and how she can possibly escape from them.

Once away from the Edison group Chloe is forced to face the reality of living on the run with nowhere and nobody to turn to other than Tori, Derek, and Simon. Her father has posted a $500,000 reward for her safe return and the Edison group is no longer worried about keeping any of them alive.

Will Chloe and the others be able to outrun the Edison group or will their luck finally run out? Will Chloe ever figure out what her true feelings are for Derek and Simon?

The Darkest Powers series is full of paranormal happenings, betrayal, and budding romance. I highly recommend this series for any fans of the Twilight series. Definitely not the same story line but just as good.

posted by katiesbookblog on March 3, 2009

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Most Helpful Critical Review

5 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

Disappointing

I awaited anxiously for this book to come out...what a disappointment.
The first book was much better, this continuation in the series did not offer enough to satisfy my curiosity. Not enough questions answered. The story dragged on and was anticlimatic. Hopefully the ...
I awaited anxiously for this book to come out...what a disappointment.
The first book was much better, this continuation in the series did not offer enough to satisfy my curiosity. Not enough questions answered. The story dragged on and was anticlimatic. Hopefully the third book overcomes this bump in the series.

posted by 1438844 on June 7, 2009

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 7, 2009

    Disappointing

    I awaited anxiously for this book to come out...what a disappointment.
    The first book was much better, this continuation in the series did not offer enough to satisfy my curiosity. Not enough questions answered. The story dragged on and was anticlimatic. Hopefully the third book overcomes this bump in the series.

    5 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 25, 2010

    The darker side of Ghostwhispering

    This series is a unique one, Its has a little bit of everything in it from Ghosts to Werewolves. It reminded me alot of the Ghostwhisperer TV series but kind of more of what would happen if someone thought you were crazy. This series has alot to with mystery and challenges of life and even love. If you are looking for something unique to read for change I would recommend this series.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 8, 2009

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    Good YA series!

    Kelley Armstrong's YA series is really great for those that are looking for the same paranormal theme but want a different take (no sparkly vampires!). I actually enjoy it much better then her Adult Series. The second book really hit it's stride and it felt more consistant and moved at a much better pace then the first book. I for one when finished was counting the days for the 3rd book in the series.

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 4, 2009

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    Wasn't really impressed

    As i said above i wasn't really impressed with this book and i was looking forward to it after reading the first one (Summoning) there really was no story line or plot was kind of like an in between book, maybe the next one will have some grit.......

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 2, 2013

    This book was terrible.

    I saw the rating on B&N's nook store and was like Wow, it's 4.5? Great! I'll read it! When I did, Ewwwwww. It was terrible. Too slow, no details, RUSHING! Hated it.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 14, 2011

    help

    can anyone tell me if there's any romane in it?

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  • Posted August 13, 2009

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    It was OK

    I really liked the first book in the darkest powers series (the summoning) but i found this one a little dissapointing. For one, I'm really getting annoyed of the main character. I liked her in the first book but in this one she was too girly and never willing to take any risks (I'd prefer to read the books from Tori's point of view instead). Also, the whole story in this book was just kinda.. flat. Nothing really happened besides them walking around the streets and stuff. Anyway... I'm still going to read the next book because I'm sure it will be more exciting. And I still reccomend this book to fantasy lovers.

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  • Posted June 27, 2009

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    Boooo

    I fell like Boo. I'm completely upset at this book ended, I understand that it is a series and the story needs to continue, but the ending was just a little off. I reall can't wait to see what happens next, but this particular book just didn't do it for me.

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