Image of The Summoning (Darkest Powers)


Image of The Summoning (Darkest Powers)

New York Times bestseller Armstrong turns her skill and focus toward a new teen-based supernatural trilogy. Readers are taken on an intense and scary ride. The story's pace is brisk, but it is the feelings of alienation and betrayal that give this launch book its knife-like edge.

All in one day, 15-year-old Chloe Saunders gets her first period and sees a gruesome ghost. The fallout from these events is extreme. Suddenly Chloe is locked up at Lyle House, a group home for troubled teens. As she struggles to make sense out of events around her, she begins to suspect that her fellow housemates have unusual talents as well. Can anyone be trusted? (HARPERTEEN, Aug., 400 pp., $17.99, ISBN: 9780061662690, HC, 14 and Up)

Reviewed by: 
Jill M. Smith