Waiting on Wednesday....... The Awakening

Jill over at Breaking the Spine started this and I believe that it's awesome" This blog post is to alert those that visit about "the" book that we cannot wait to get our hands on. I have decided to participate because I have a list that can go on forever and ever and it is interesting to see what else others are "waiting" for also.

This week's choice is The Awakening by Kelley Armstrong. It is the second book in a series trilogy, the first book was The Summoning and it was remarkably good. It ended on a cliffhanger and I have been on the edge of my seat since then.


The Awakening by Kelley Armstrong
4/28/2009
Summary:
Book II in the Darkest Powers trilogy takes us deeper into a world where the supernatural intrudes on the everyday with riveting effect.
If you had met me a few weeks ago, you probably would have described me as an average teenage girl – someone normal. Now my life has changed forever and I’m as far away from normal as it gets. A living science experiment – not only can I see ghosts, but I was genetically altered by a group of people who call themselves The Edison Group. What does that mean? For starters, I’m a teenage necromancer whose powers are out of control: I raise the dead without even trying. Trust me, that is not a power you want to have. Ever.
I’m running for my life with three of my supernatural friends – a charming sorcerer, a cynical werewolf, and a disgruntled witch – and we have to find someone who can help us gain our freedom back before The Edison Group finds us first. Or die trying.
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Reading level: Ages 9-12
Hardcover: 368 pages
Publisher: HarperCollins (April 28, 2009)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0061662763
ISBN-13: 978-0061662768

5 comments on "Waiting on Wednesday....... The Awakening"

KG's Babygirl wrote: February 4, 2009 at 5:59 PM

I am "waiting" on the Kiss of Life by Daniel Waters. Come on! Why can't May hurry up?


The Ravenous Reader wrote: February 4, 2009 at 7:16 PM

I know it!! I guess what they say is true. All good things are worth the wait. Whaaaaaaaaaaa!!


Bookgeek wrote: February 5, 2009 at 9:26 AM

I'm also waiting for this book. I loved the first in the series and there has been no hint of an arc, sadly.


The Ravenous Reader wrote: February 5, 2009 at 3:18 PM

I have not seen any reviews on this book, but Kelley Armstrong has an ARC contest on her website :)


Lenore wrote: February 6, 2009 at 1:17 AM

That's why I'm waiting to read The Summoning until the Awakening is out.


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