Sky in the Deep

Adrienne Young
A 2018 Most Anticipated Young Adult book that is part Wonder Woman, part Vikings―and all heart.OND ELDR. BREATHE FIRE.Raised to be a warrior, seventeen-year-old Eelyn fights alongside her Aska clansmen in an ancient, rivalry against the Riki clan. Her life is brutal but simple: fight and survive. Until the day she sees the impossible on the battlefield―her brother, fighting with the enemy―the brother she watched die five years ago.Faced with her brother's betrayal, she must survive the winter in the mountains with the Riki, in a village where every neighbor is an enemy, every battle scar possibly one she delivered. But when the Riki village is raided by a ruthless clan thought to be a legend, Eelyn is even more desperate to get back to her beloved family.She is given no choice but to trust Fiske, her brother’s friend, who sees her as a threat. They must do the impossible: unite the clans to fight together, or risk being slaughtered one by one. Driven by a love for her clan and her growing love for Fiske, Eelyn must confront her own definition of loyalty and family while daring to put her faith in the people she’s spent her life hating.“THIS IS A GRIPPING STORY, RICHLY TOLD.” ―Renée Ahdieh, New York Times bestselling author of Flame in the Mist"FIERCE, VIVID, AND VIOLENTLY BEAUTIFUL.” ―Stephanie Garber, New York Times bestselling author of Caraval“A STUNNING DEBUT” ―Roshani Chokshi, New York Times bestselling author of The Star-Touched Queen“BLEAK BEAUTIFUL AND DEADLY” ―Traci Chee, New York Times bestselling author of The Reader“WHOLLY UNIQUE AND INSTANTLY ADDICTIVE” ―Kerri Maniscalco, New York Times bestselling author of Hunting Prince Dracula “HEARTRENDING, HEART-MENDING” ―Kayla Olson, bestselling author of Sandcastle Empire

Reviews

Reviewed: 2018-06-08

Tuhle knihu jsem četla hodně pomalu. OK, ne úplně pomalu, trvalo mi to dva dny… řekněme tedy, že jsem ji četla poctivě, slovo od slova, některé pasáže dvakrát. Adrienne Young mě dokázala vtáhnout do svého světa téměř okamžitě a už na desáté stránce jsem věděla, že to bude pecka. A byla. Pokud patří mezi vaše oblíbené seriál Vikingové, tohle je must read, atmosféra knihy je mu tak podobná, že vám v hlavě naskakují stejně kolorované obrázky, šedomodré, zahalené v mlze. Čtěte celou recenzi: http://bit.ly/recenze-sky-in-the-deep

Reviewed: 2018-06-03

Oh, Sky in the Deep, how I love thee.  Let me count the ways:

- An expansive Viking-inspired world filed with interesting lore.

- A kick-ass heroine who never wavers in her beliefs and fights for what is right, even if it is different from what she was taught.

- A perfectly paced plot that keeps you engaged through the whole story.

- EPIC BATTLES!  Clan against Clan.  Clan against mythic creatures.

- A small dash of romance that enhances the story, instead of taking center point.

- Even though the book is labeled YA, it did not feel YA to me.

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