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Awake at Dawn (Shadow Falls #2)

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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
ebook, 400 pages
Published October 11th 2011 by St. Martin's Griffin
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Apr 04, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
C.C. Hunter wrote an amazing sequel to Born at Midnight. Everything I loved about Born at Midnight was present in Awake at Dawn. Awake at Dawn is absolutely unputdownable. I read this book in record time. I got up an hour early in the morning to read, I read on the bus on my way to class, I even ignored my friends at break time in order to immerse myself in Kylie's story.

Awake at dawn is a delightful read with a plot full of twists and turns, genuine emotions that reach your heart and make you
Jul 15, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
May 10 2016
Can't stop won't stop I seriously love this series!!

July 16 2016
Awesome sequel!!! These books I don't even know what about them but I just go through them so fast!! They are funny and even at some points I was crying just in love!!! Only complaint is that for certain parts it's very predictable
Brilliant sequel.





I thought we'd finally find out what Kylie truly is in this installment... So it kinda dragged a bit and got a tad frustrating but next time maybe eh?

Beatriz  Lins
Born at Midnight was a great start to this series. I liked the writing, and even though Kylie was boring sometimes, it was still enjoyable. I didn't like certain things about it, like the shallow romance, and the mistery about what Kylie was.
I hoped that, in Awake at Dawn, those things would develop, and we'd get to know a lot more about Shadow Falls. I can say, for sure, that this didn't happen.
Well, to start with, Kylie doesn't know what she is. She spends the first half of the book searchin
Amber I. (AwesomeSauce Book Club)
I would like to just say I NEED MORE LUCAS! Okay so you might guess I am a total hot werewolf fan. While I loved every minute he was in this book, I would like more, lots and lots more!!

Awake at Dawn is a fantastic sequel. All of our favorites are back and just as loveable as before. Its just a fun new series with an amazing set of characters, one hot werewolf (okay the fairy is too, lol) and lots of mystery. Kylie is still trying to figure out what supernatural she really is. Now she is gaining
Jul 15, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, july2-imm
Saying I was thrilled when Awake at Dawn arrived on my doorstep would out it lightly. I was beyond thrilled because after finishing Born At Midnight I was in love with the story, the characters and CC's writing. I devoured Awake at Dawn in one day and needless to day I was sad when it was over...

We are back in Shadow Falls with Kylie, her great friends, the boys and the camp leaders. Kylie still has no clue who she is and what she will become other than knowing and finally accepting her ghost-w
Nov 29, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I'm really enjoying this series! It's very addicting. This was a great sequel but it wasn't as good as the first book. Lucas Parker, you stole my heart! I love him so much!! I can't wait to read the third book! :) Read my full review here
Jan 18, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
“Life isn't supposed to be easy. Generally speaking, the harder something is the more rewarding the results will be.”

This is one of series that seem to get better with each book. I am glad I decided to read this one.

In this book a new ghost starts to visit Kylie and warns her that someone she loves will die soon, but Kylie does not understand whom she has to save.
Moreover, there is the problem with vampire attacks and her supernatural identity. The hints are all contradictory and Kylie is m
QiJia 치쟈
Jan 14, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a nice sequel. Though I still prefer the first book.

It's still funny and adventurous and full of teen dramas.... which gets a bit annoying at times.

Kylie is still trying to discover what she is. Is she a vampire? werewolf? shapeshifter? fairy? She's still confused with her feelings for Derek and Lucas but decided to give Derek a chance. And I must agree with Lucas, Derek is an idiot. Derek is patient and understanding guy BUT what the hell was he thinking?!? As for Lucas I'm getting fon
E. C. McRoy
Aug 07, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I give this one a 3.6, meaning I really got into it despite there being things about it I didn't care for.

*full review to come*
Loved it!
I liked the story and the characters so much!
I didn't even care about the love triangle! OK, I have to admit that for some reason I prefer Lucas (he's more mysterious) from Derek (he's just a nice guy).
Kylie is a very interesting character! She is a good and true friend, smart and funny and a typical teenager. I was happy to see that she has a better relationship with her mother because I have to admit that I like her mother a lot!
Also, I really like Della and Miranda and I hope to se
Jun 10, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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J. Lee
Apr 23, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Kylie doesn’t know what she is. Kylie kisses a boy. Kylie has a sudden not-so-climatic event. Kylie still doesn’t what she is. Kylie is at the end of book two.
For me, that was exactly what it was like reading this book. I remember I complained about the fact that Hunter didn’t use first person in the first installment of this series and unfortunately I have to do it again. In my opinion, if you’re going to write in third person, you should write in a way that your characters name isn’t repeated
Darren Hagan
Aug 15, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
**3.5 stars**
**No spoilers**

I don't really know what to say. It was fun, easy to read, had some nice friendships and an improving mother/daughter relationship. Some of the imagery was beautiful, for example "Kylie popped up from her chair and shot out of the dining room like someone wearing white and in desperate need of a tampon."......

Jokes aside, it wasn't terrible. There was far too much relationship drama and if we don't find out what Kylie actually is by the end of the next book, I can see
Apr 19, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorite-boys
OH my goodness I LOVE this cover<333 I can't wait for this book! Come quickly!!! <3


Fantastic sequel! I loved every part it. I loved discovering what Kylie was discovering, feeling what Kylie felt, and watching her grow. I have to admit, boy wise, I was Team Lucas after Born At Midnight. But, now, after Awake At Dawn, I am kind of split. Derek is just the all around great guy, with sexy green eyes and then there's also Lucas who you can't help but loving. ARRRGGG I'm not sure
Feb 20, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Loved it. Derek is amazing and I really like Burnett and Holiday. They are so funny togheter. Can't wait to read Taken at Dusk.
Catherine Ford
Aug 28, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: urban-fantasy
I give this book a solid 4 [yes I've been watching too many cooking competitions lately] I enjoyed this book just like I did the first one. I believe all teenagers should read this series because it deals with a lot of teen stuff and gives very wise advice. I also like the emphasis it places on friends and family. I guessed who was to be saved from the very beginning I just didn't know from what, so that part was slightly boring. But, the kick ass part of the book was good.
May 06, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: para-other
The Good: Kylie still doesn't know what she is, so that still annoys the hell out of me. But, she's getting there. She's dealt. She's accepted. Most of the time, she still has a ghost issue. She's figuring it all out and it's extremely interesting. I love her getting closer with Miranda and Della. They have a very authentic teen girls at camp getting becoming friends thing going on, with all the insecurity and vulnerability that goes with that. Add in the varied types of paranormal they are and ...more
Amanda Lim
Feb 08, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: owned-books
This second book was totally better than the first one (even though I missed Lucas during half of the book). I think that there is a little character growth going on with Kylie which is a major improvement. She accepted that she's a supernatural and tries to know who she really is so she's on the right path.

One thing I didn't like is how she always holds herself back with the boys. I'm not telling her to throw herself at them either, but she holds back too much (which explain the Derek situatio
Megs ♥
Oct 29, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I liked this book, but not as much as the first. It was still fun and I, of course, still love CC's writing. I just really want to know what Kylie is and I keep thinking come onnnnn already...I guess that's what she wants us to be like though, isn't it? As far as the boys I am definitely liking Derek, but I really seem to be in the minority it seems based on some reading I did on her blog. Most of her fans love Lucas. I do too! I just like Derek more :p

As in the first book I find the friends to
Feb 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love this series. It just works for me. The whole "growth spurt" thing had me rolling my eyes though. What's that? You woke up with bigger boobs, longer hair and are a couple of inches taller? Your milkshake is now bringing all the boys to the yard? The struggle is real.

I do hope that mystery is solved in the next book before a J-Lo butt is thrown in. Other than that, it was a great book, and I can't wait to start the next one.
May 08, 2011 rated it it was ok
I remember liking the first book well enough to make a note to read this second one. But... why??? I can 't remember why I liked it enough to do so now. I pretty much skimmed through this book because I found myself losing interest really early on and zoning out. I just couldn't get into the characters, I just couldn't care about the plot, and I just couldn't stay focused on what was happening because it was all ridiculous roll-your-eyes teenaged angst. Sorry, I gave this book a shot but I'm not ...more
Kelsey van Dillen
The story is sooo great! Not particularly original, but totally my taste. Only little thing: I sometimes don't understand why people act the way they do and say the things they do. Some things don't feel normal to me. Other than that: great read!
Rachel (The Rest Is Still Unwritten)
Oct 11th

I NEEEEEED this book! Like now! Today! Yesterday!
I don't care how, I just need it.
And more Lucas ;D
Vanessa {Book ♥ Soulmates}
Apr 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is the second book in the Shadow Falls series; there are five books in this series all of which have been released. This is a pretty typical YA paranormal read but it is incredibly addicting and hard to put down. I have really been enjoying it!

I absolutely could not put this book down. The broader mystery of what Kylie is is still slowly being revealed and Kylie goes through a lot of changes in this book. There is also a mystery contained in this book about the most recent ghost that is hau
Jun 12, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This series is pretty great.
The first time I read this book I was legit blown away by how freaking awesome it was.
But now.....
Well, don't get me wrong, it's still super, but it wasn't exactly as I had first remembered it.
Oh well though, there goes my too high expectations......tsk tsk.....
So basically, besides that negative point, this book is a perfect second installment.
The characters....great. The plot....can you say confusing? Yet in a good way and its so mysterious.
Oh god the drama and come
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C. C. Hunter is the New York Times bestselling author of over thirty-five books, including her wildly popular Shadow Falls and Shadow Falls: After Dark series. In addition to winning numerous awards and rave reviews for her novels, C.C. is also a photojournalist, motivational speaker, and writing coach. In February 2018, Wednesday Books will publish her contemporary young adult and hardcover debut ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Shadow Falls (6 books)
  • Born at Midnight (Shadow Falls, #1)
  • Taken at Dusk (Shadow Falls, #3)
  • Whispers at Moonrise (Shadow Falls, #4)
  • Chosen at Nightfall (Shadow Falls, #5)
  • Fierce: A Shadow Falls Story (A Shadow Falls Novella)
“When one door closes, find another."
Kylie gazed back up. "And what if there isn't another door?"
"Then you try the window."
"And if there's not a window?" Kylie asked.
"Then you find a sledgehammer and make a window.”
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