Shadow Falls #2 Vågen ved Daggry
Title: Awake at Dawn
Series: Shadow Falls #2
Author: C. C. Hunter
Published in English: 2011
Dansk titel: Vågen ved Daggry
Dansk udgivelsesår: 2012
Finished Reading: August 2018
Genre: Young Adult, Paranormal, Romance & Fantasy
This is my personal review without spoilers of the actual plot.
Step into the world of Shadow Falls, a camp that helps teens tap into their special… talents. Once you visit, you’ll never forget it—and you’ll never, ever be the same.
From the moment Kylie Galen arrived at Shadow Falls Camp, she’s had one burning question: What am I? Surrounded by vampires, werewolves, shape-shifters, fairies and witches, Kylie longs to figure out her own supernatural identity…and what her burgeoning powers mean. And now she’ll need them more than ever, because she’s being haunted by a new spirit who insists that someone Kylie knows—and loves—will die before the end of the summer. If only she only knew who she was supposed to save. And how…
But giving Kylie the most trouble is her aching heart. Gorgeous werewolf Lucas left camp with another girl, but he’s still visiting Kylie in her dreams. And Derek, a sexy half Fae who’s always been there for her when she needed him, is pushing to get more serious—and growing impatient, especially when Lucas returns. Kylie knows she needs to decide between the boys, and it’s tearing her up inside.
Yet romance will have to wait, because something from the dark side of the supernatural world is hiding in Shadow Falls. It’s about to threaten everything she holds dear… and bring her closer to her destiny.
My expectations were extremely high due to the first book and I really wasn’t let down at all. The book still has the same humor and out knowledge of how they think. I like that we get to know them so well and can follow their development through the story. It really is remarkable how the main character can change so much and remain the same interesting person.
The language is – like in the first – easy to understand. It’s a good place to start if you’re into the Dark Fantasy genre. It’s an interesting read and before you know it, you’ve read like 200 pages.
Like the first book, this will capture the hearts of the younger audience rather than the elder. It tackles problems you have growing up, getting to know yourself and it might become too much for an older audience. However, that’s the whole point of the genre; YA = Young Adult anyway.
One thing I like very much is that you get references to stuff that happened in the first book, kind of like jogging your memory. Therefore, if it’s been a while since you read the first you can easily sit down and start the second without having to read the first beforehand. I’m positive that f the author keeps up this way of writing the next book will be just as great as the first two.
I’d definitely recommend this book to anyone who likes a good story about werewolves, vampires, fairies or other supernatural creatures! It’s a blast.