Mini Review: Darkest Powers Series

This is my first go at a true mini review (because I can’t deny some of my regular reviews can be pretty short) and we’ll see how it goes.
Starting off in the mini review categories is the Darkest Powers series by Kelley Armstrong. Armstrong, I love her, but I first read this series about four years ago now (holy crap) and I can’t bring myself to reread when there’s so much else. So let’s begin shall we?

For the first book The Summoning I already have a full review of it written and posted on my blog here.

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Review: The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong

2800905Chloe Saunders sees dead people. Yes, like in the films. The problem is, in real life saying you see ghosts gets you a one-way ticket to the psych ward. And at 15, all Chloe wants to do is fit in at school and maybe get a boy to notice her. But when a particularly violent ghost haunts her, she gets noticed for all the wrong reasons. Her seemingly crazed behaviour earns her a trip to Lyle House, a centre for disturbed teens.

At first Chloe is determined to keep her head down. But then her room mate disappears after confessing she has a poltergeist, and some of the other patients also seem to be manifesting paranormal behaviour. Could that be a coincidence? Or is Lyle House not quite what it seemsโ€ฆ? Chloe realizes that if she doesnโ€™t uncover the truth, she could be destined for a lifetime in a psychiatric hospital. Or could her fate be even worseโ€ฆ? Can she trust her fellow students, and does she dare reveal her dark secret?โ€ฆ


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