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Starsight Skyward Series, Book 2

by Sanderson, Brandon,

Format: Kindle Book 2019 2019
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Summary
The #1 New York Times bestseller! From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Reckoners series, Words of Radiance, the Mistborn trilogy, and the Stormlight Archive comes the second book in an epic series about a girl with a secret in a dangerous world at war for humanity's future. All her life, Spensa has dreamed of becoming a pilot. Of proving she's a hero like her father. She made it to the sky, but the truths she learned about her father were crushing. The rumors of his cowardice are true—he deserted his flight during battle against the Krell. Worse, though, he turned against his team and attacked them. Spensa is sure there's more to the story. And she's sure that whatever happened to her father in his starship could happen to her. When she made it outside the protective shell of her planet, she heard the stars—and it was terrifying. Everything Spensa has been taught about her world is a lie. But Spensa also discovered a few other things about herself—and she'll travel to the end of the galaxy to save humankind if she needs to. "[A] nonstop, highflying opener ." — Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review "With this action-packed trilogy opener, Sanderson offers up a resourceful, fearless heroine and a memorable cast. "— Publishers Weekly , Starred Review "Sanderson delivers a cinematic adventure that explores the defining aspects of the individual versus the society. . . . Fans of Sanderson will not be disappointed. " — SLJ "It is impossible to turn the pages fast enough." — Booklist "He's simply a brilliant writer. Period." —Patrick Rothfuss, author of the New York Times bestseller The Name of the Wind, on Brandon Sanderson.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Spensa (aka "Spin"), a talented pilot in the Detritus Defense Force (DDF), assumes the holographic identity of an alien bound for a space-fleet tryout at Superiority headquarters. Her secret mission is to steal a hyperdrive, technology closely guarded by those who are oppressing humans across the galaxies. As she progresses in the trials and training, she discovers unlikely allies and a treacherous plot. Though Skyward (2018), the first book in this set, also places Spin in an uncomfortable outsider role, Sanderson successfully revamps that plot here by changing the location and details of the experience. It works, however, because no one has more fun writing or is better at describing galactic dogfights. Ironically, the most interesting character here is actually M-Bot, the artificial-intelligence unit that operates Spin's spacecraft, and whose growth is a window into what it means to be human. Read the first one for fun or enjoy the second on its own, as Sanderson skillfully incorporates Spin's backstory early in this sequel."
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Young adult fiction
Science Fiction & Fantasy
Young Adult Literature
Young Adult Fiction
Science Fiction
Electronic books.
Publisher [Place of publication not identified] :Random House Children's Books2019
2019
Contributors OverDrive, Inc.
Audience HL740L
Language English
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
Format: Kindle Book
Format: OverDrive Read
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Description 1 online resource
ISBN 9780399555831
9780399555831
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