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“The Summoning” by Kelley Armstrong

The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong is a supernatural thriller and the first installment in the Darkest Powers series.

This novel will draw you in and leave you with a craving for more. Exploring the thrilling world of the supernatural, Armstrong keeps readers guessing until the end.


The Summoning follows fifteen-year-old Chloe Saunders, a loner struggling with her newfound supernatural powers and her two new companions, Simon and Derek.

After experiencing peculiar visions and being sent to Lyle House – a group home for troubled teens with supernatural abilities – Chloe soon learns that she is a necromancer and must enlist the help of Simon and Derek to protect her from the sinister forces hunting her.

With the help of their new abilities, the trio must fight for their freedom and navigate their way through the uncharted and dangerous world in which they find themselves.

Writing Style

Kelley Armstrong’s writing style is both engaging and easy to read. The characters are relatable and she does a great job at developing the relationship between Chloe and her newfound friends.

The story is full of humor, heartbreak and action, making it a captivating read.


Chloe is a strong female protagonist who always stands up for what she believes in. Simon and Derek both possess unique and dynamic personalities, allowing readers to get to know these characters more intimately.

Even the minor characters are well crafted and interesting, giving added depth to the story.


The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong is an exciting addition to the young adult supernatural genre.

With its thrilling plot, captivating characters and gripping setting, this novel is sure to be enjoyed by readers of all ages. A thrilling and truly addictive read, this novel is sure to leave you hungry for more.

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