YA Book Review: The Awakening by Kelley Armstrong
Continuing with posting about books I’ve previously read, I finished The Awakening (Darkest Powers series Book 2) (associate link) in 2012. This is what I wrote in my book journal:
The entire book took place over approximately 3 days. I tend not to like this, as character development and growth doesn’t seem as believable to me. I believe that characters need time to change—to reflect on what they’ve gone through and then learn from it. However, it made the story fast paced and quick moving. There were a few awkward places in the story—but not as bad as in the first book. I’m pretty sure I can see what’s coming in book 3, but I do really want to know how it all ends.
I rated the book 3/5 stars.
J. E. Hunter is the author of the Black Depths Series. Tales of a Redheaded Sea-Witch, and Broken Tide, the first two books of the series can be found on Amazon, Kobo, iBooks, Barnes and Noble, and Smashwords. The third book, Dark Shores, was released April 1, 2016. The fourth and last book of the Black Depths series, Twisted Currents, will be released in the fall of 2016, after Dead Water and Doomed Seas, two Novellas featuring Caesar.