Posts Categorized: Kelley Armstrong

Early Review: The Calling by Kelley Armstrong (ARC)

2012, Harper Teen, Kelley Armstrong, review, second in a series, young adult 2 Comments

The Calling by Kelley ArmstrongPublisher: HarperRelease date: April 10, 2012Source: Around the World ToursSeries: Darkness Rising #2Purchase: Book Depository Maya and her friends–all of whom have supernatural powers–have been kidnapped after fleeing from a forest fire they suspect was deliberately set, and after a terrifying helicopter crash they find themselves pursued by evildoers in the Vancouver Island wilderness. The Calling was a fun read, but not quite as fun as The Gathering, since I feel like it suffered from the second bookitis. Meaning it seemed mostly like a bridge between the first and the last book. Sure they get kidnapped… Read more »

Review: The Gathering by Kelley Armstrong

2011, first in a series, HarperCollins, Kelley Armstrong, review, young adult 2 Comments

The Gathering by Kelley ArmstrongPublisher: HarperRelease date: April 12, 2011Source: PurchasedSeries: Darkness Rising #1Purchase: Book Depository Sixteen-year-old Maya is just an ordinary teen in an ordinary town. Sure, she doesn’t know much about her background – the only thing she really has to cling to is an odd paw-print birthmark on her hip – but she never really put much thought into who her parents were or how she ended up with her adopted parents in this tiny medical-research community on Vancouver Island. Until now. Strange things have been happening in this claustrophobic town – from the mountain lions that… Read more »