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Dark of the Moon (Dark Guardian #3)

4.06  ·  Rating Details ·  6,457 Ratings  ·  242 Reviews
I've loved him forever, but he can never be mine.

Brittany is determined to prove herself to the Dark Guardians. And yet she's been keeping a devastating secret: She hasn't experienced any of the intense, early signs of change that mark a Dark Guardian's transformation. The only intense feelings she has are for Connor — and she's kept that a secret, too. But she knows she'l
Paperback, 262 pages
Published 2009 by HarperTeen
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Mar 04, 2010 Danielle rated it it was ok
After reading the second story in this series I was unsure whether I wanted to continue reading or not. I was happy to see that the author Hawthorne gave the readers some closure in regards to Brittany's status as a Static or a Shifter. However, I found that the story was a little bit rushed, it took me an hour to read this book and I felt that the relationship that developed between Connor and Brittany was quite unbelievable. After having noted how obsessed Connor was with Lindsey in the previo ...more
Inés Izal
Dec 30, 2013 Inés Izal rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2014

No ha estado mal, pero todo ha sido muy precipitado.

No me he creído ese amor que ha surgido así tan de repente. Luego está el tema de Bio-Chrome, que en el anterior libro lo dejó en bandeja para hacer una buena trama, y lo ha resuelto todo de forma muy sosa y aburrida.

Si apruebo este libro es por Connor. Ese chico me encanta.
I felt pretty good with the first two books in the Dark Guardian series, so I expected something more from this book. But it wasn't as good as I thought it would be. After I had finished the story, I felt quite depressed.

Brittany didn't have enough potential to be a heroine. I thought she was a charmless girl who did her best to moon over a boy again and again, for a very long time.

The ridiculous thing was that Connor suddenly realized that he was attracted to Brittany!!! A few days after break
Feb 20, 2010 Wren rated it it was ok
I thought this was incredibly cliched and cloying. I started by reading the first couple pages aloud, which made the silliness of it more obvious. If the author was trying to sound like an exceptionally romantic and melodramatic teenage girl, then she succeeded. However, the plot is fairly interesting and fast-paced.
Apr 17, 2012 Carolina rated it really liked it
Shelves: series
No es mi libro favorito de todas las series (mi favorito es el primero) pero me gusto.

Brittany era fuerte en todos los sentidos y me gusto la relación que experimentaban ella y Connor :)

¡Ya quiero el siguiente!
Rachel Lightwood
This story has a lot wrong with it. I won't deny that. There's instalove and shoddy mysteries, terrible action sequences and crazily silly romances. But I love it. Its just fun and the characters are fantastic. Its light, entertaining. I cannot wait to pick up the next one.
Sep 29, 2015 Briony rated it liked it
Shelves: own
I thought for a while about the rating for this book, 3.5. I wasn't sure how I felt about it but there is a particular part in the book that earn that .5. I really enjoyed this book as a quick read!
Chloe Staudenmaier
Jan 17, 2017 Chloe Staudenmaier rated it it was amazing
The setting off this book is in a small town called Wolford which is located in a national forest that borders Canada. The main character are Brittany and Connor McCandless. Connor and Brittany come from a pack called the Dark Guardians. All girls at the age of seventeen transform on the full moon after their birthday with their mate. On the other hand, all males at the age of eighteen transform on the full moon by themselves. After they transform, the guys choose their mates. However, Brittany ...more
Yelania Nightwalker
Brittany no fue nunca de mis personajes preferidos, sobre todo porque siempre se la pasó regañando a Lindsey (Luna Llena). Cuando, en realidad, Linds no tenía la culpa de descubrir que su compañero simplemente no era quien todos pensaban. El destino puede ser cruel y embustero... En fin, que Brit era como una piedra en el zapato y realmente, tenía muchos problemas con su historia. ¿Cómo no los tendría, si su protagonista no es santo de mi devoción?

Brit tiene un gran problema. Su transformación s
Apr 12, 2011 ~Tormiester~ rated it it was amazing
My previous intention...? To skip over this and head straight for the next one, for Brittany irritated me far too much for me to even consider picking it up. Can one say "obsessive much"? So, that is exactly what happened, I skipped to the next book. Not until it was finished and I was left to stare at this on my bookshelf did I decide "what the heck"and begin to read. I will not say how long it took me to read-for who really cares about that?-but I will say this: I was both nuts and right for l ...more
Apr 12, 2011 Tessa rated it did not like it
Well, okay. I read this book when I was twelve and even then I remember thinking, 'hell. Rachel Hawthorne really has some fetish for a bad boy.'

I mean really, it was UNBELEIVABLE. It was like Twilight, on the wolfy side of things. Frickin unbelievable. Every other paragraph went on about Connor's sexy stubble, his muscles... well it's been awhile since I've read it but I'm pretty sure I recall some instances with Brittany floundering at his muscles. And I'm definitely not risking my remaining I
Apr 14, 2010 Say rated it liked it
this was ok as compared to the last two dark guardian books. this one is all about the dilemma of britanny being unable to shift and falling in love with connor (who we remember from book 2 as the supposed to be mate of lindsey). as i was reading this book i thought britanny just had the fluke and later on would be able to shift into wolf form. but it turns out that she has a human dad and his genes was passed onto her dreams of being a shifter, poof! gone! but at the end of it she was ...more
May 01, 2015 Polyj rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2015
........ ชอบเรืองนีมากกวา 2 เลมแรกคะ เพราะเรืองราวของบริตตานี เปนเรืองทีนาเหนใจและดรามามีเรืองใหลุนมากกวาเรืองกอนหนา
เราชอบบริตตานี เพราะเธอเปนคนทีมีความพยายาม ไมหวังพึงคนอืน มีความคิดเปนของตัวเอง อยางตอนแรกกอนจะถึงเวลาเปลียนราง ไมมีผุชายคนไหนมาประกาศเปนคูชีวิตเธอ เธอกไมแครพยายามฟิตรางกายตัวเองใหพรอม เพือจะผานมันไปคนเดียว แลวตอนมีภัยมาถึงตัว เธอกใชความสามารถแบบคนปกติบวกกับสติปัญญาแกไขปัญหาได
สวนคอนเนอร หลังจากตองผิดหวังกับความรักในเลมทีแลว เลมนีเขาไดพบรักใหมแลวคะ สมหวังๆ

>> 3.25 / 5
Jul 08, 2009 Marsha rated it it was amazing
I loved this last installment in the trilogy. Rachel Hawthorne wrote each book from the perspective of one of three heriones who are friends.In the first two books, I could not tell whether or not I would like Brittany. She was always quiet, menacing and scowling in the background. I did not get a sense of whether she was good or evil; however, this book reveals all and I must say, I truly enjoyed it. Although I know this is the end. I wonder if Hawthorne will now write another trilogy from the ...more
Jan 04, 2010 Sagal added it
This is the last book in the Dark Guardian series. The author Rachel Hawthorne has ended the series so beautifully and simple. The ending was like a fairy tale. I was so mad when I finished the book, thats how great this series is in my opinion.
Feb 12, 2017 McKenzi rated it it was amazing
I really throughly enjoyed this book!! Not my favorite of the series but loved the outcome ! Sad for Brittany though. I had hope her wish would come true.
Jan 04, 2011 Valerie rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2011-read
Dark of the Moon (Dark Guardian #3) By Rachel Hawthorne

Brittany grew up believing that under the full moon after her seventeenth birthday she would shift into a wolf like her mother before her. She had prepared for it. She looked forward to it. She dreamed of it. Female pack members were supposed to choose a mate to go through the first shift with them. Males went through it alone after their eighteenth birthday. It was supposed to be very painful to do alone. A mate could help you get t
Dion Yulianto
Jauh di kelebatan hutan lindung Amerika Utara, tersembunyi dari pengetahuan manusia modern, para manusia serigala hidup, berlatih, berketurunan, dan—tentu saja—menjalin cinta dalam kawasan konservasi mereka Wolford. Mereka adalah para Dark Guardian, generasi manusia serigala yang beradab, yang bertugas untuk menjaga agar kaum manusia biasa atau Static tidak mengetahui keberadaan mereka di zaman modern ini. Menyusul masuknya vampir, alien, penyihir, manusia abadi, manusia setengah dewa, dan pixie ...more
Emmerson Haggar
Apr 19, 2013 Emmerson Haggar rated it it was ok
Dark of the Moon by Rachel Hawthorne

Dark of the Moon is a creative novel that draws you in until you don't want to stop reading. It is about a girl named Brittany who has been raised among a powerful tribe that protects their forest and each other. What's different about this tribe is that they have a genetic ability to shift into an animal, a werewolf.

The Genre- of this book is fantasy, love and horror. Brittany is in love with Conor who is a werewolf. When Mason, a scientist goes crazy about
Yola NY
Jan 25, 2011 Yola NY rated it really liked it
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Nov 06, 2010 Ally rated it liked it
Shelves: ebook, 2010
It's been quite a while since I read Moonlight and Full Moon, the 1st and 2nd books in this series. I quite enjoyed them and wasn't anticipating enjoying Dark of the Moon, it wasn't as good as the previous two books but I did enjoy it. It had some really great twist's and turn's that I didn't see coming.

I don't normally read a lot of YA novels because I've found that a lot of them are written in first person narrative and normally from the girls point of view. After a while they all start to fe
Funzee Shu
Tipikal cerita YA pada umumnya....
Ringan & simpeL ceritanya....
Gak neko2...

Di buku sebelumnya, si Connor harus menerima fakta bahwa cewek yang di anggap adalah 'pasangan sejatinya' ternyata malah milih temennya sendiri...
patah hati akut ??
Jelas !!!
Malu ???
Apalagi !!!
Tapi sebagai pria sejati, dia berusaha ga nunjukin luka hatinya pada semua orang....
Hidup tetap berlanjut toh ??

Di sisi lain, BRITTANY, si cewek super tomboy di dalam kawanan, sudah cukup lama memendam rasa pada Connor, tapi kare
May 05, 2009 Naomi rated it it was amazing
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Flying Off The Shelves
Nov 13, 2015 Flying Off The Shelves rated it really liked it
This was a really great book. Rachel Hawthorne is really starting to fill out her new Shifters story with this addition. Up until now we have seen this universe through the eyes of someone who was completely new to the Shifter culture, and two that have been apart of it all their lives. I expected a similar book to Lindsey's because Lindsey and Brittany both grew up in the same world but Rachel Hawthorne continued to surprise me. Although the characters are similar in many ways, their distinctio ...more
Emma (BelleBooks)
Apr 19, 2011 Emma (BelleBooks) rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle
This is the third book in the Dark Guardians series and this time around the story is told from Brittany's view point.

After Brittany running off without a mate for her first transformation in book two I was so anxious to find out if she survived the transformation or not!
Brittany is back after her full moon and all her friends and other shifters are so excited for her, she is the first girl to go through the transformation alone and survive for as long as anyone can remember.
Younger girls are st
Apr 09, 2015 Casey rated it really liked it
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Sep 30, 2013 Cirilai rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Voici une saga qui commence à être une valeur sûre pour moi. Je ne sais pas combien de tomes sont prévus mais je sais que je les lirai tous avec grand plaisir.

Et pourtant, avec celui-ci ce n'était pas gagné! En effet, je n'avais pas vraiment aimé Connor dans le tome précédent parce que je le trouvais trop lisse et assez peu intéressant. Il n'a pas vraiment révélé une autre personnalité dans ce tome mais disons qu'il ne m'a pas énervé et je l'ai trouvé beaucoup plus sympathique voire parfois atte
Karen Field
Oct 26, 2013 Karen Field rated it liked it
The third book in the series. This time we back-track to the night of the full moon (when, in book 2, Lindsey finally made her chose between Connor and Rafe) and we see how Brittany copes with transforming alone. Remember, Dark Guardian legend foretells that when a female faces her first transformation, she will not survive if she doesn’t have a male with her.

The book starts at the point just before the transformation is to happen. Brittany is terrified as she knows she may not be alive to see t
Nazish Ahmed (Nazish Reads)
Warning to fans of this series, a big rant about my hate for this series below, so don't read it if you get easily offended.

I just started reading this book and I'm already really annoyed and hate the protagonist, she sounds like a love sick girl who seems like her only goal in life is to get the guy. From the other two girls' point of view from the other books, she sounded like the type of girl I like reading about, she's supposed to be strong and independent and yet she keeps whining (mentally
B.K. Walker
Apr 30, 2013 B.K. Walker rated it it was amazing
I happened upon this series while cruising Lycoming Mall. I hate shopping, being a get in and get out kind of gal, but when we came upon a bookstore, you know me…I had to go in. It was a nice bookstore, not a BN, but nice. I came upon the clearance rack and there was Dark of the Moon. So let’s start with what caught my eye…

Love It! The colors popped out at me. The girl staring you down grabbed my attention, demanding I turn it over to find out more.

Wolf shapeshifter was all I
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aka Jade Parker and also writes with her son as J.A. London
(also writes romance under Lorraine Heath)

Rachel Hawthorne, who also writes as Lorraine Heath and Jade Parker, is the daughter of a British beauty (her mother won second place in a beauty contest sponsored by Max Factor® during which she received a kiss from Caesar Romero-who played the Joker on the old Batman TV series) and a Texan who w
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