Book Rave Contender 2012 – The Gathering

Kelley Armstrong brings us a new supernatural series with The Gathering.  Is it one of the top 20 YA books of the year?  Let us know what you think in the comments section (5 stars = great).  Here’s the blurb.

Sixteen-year-old Maya suspects there may be a relationship between her paw-print birthmark, her connection with wild animals, and strange events occurring in her tiny Vancouver Island community, where a medical research facility harbors big secrets.