In a future world where the gravity on Earth has been weakened, society has been rebuilt using floating cities and schools. When Spensa’s father is killed in an attack from a rival nation, she knows it’s up to her to take his place as one of the most talented pilots in the skies. But even with her skills, earning respect as a warrior won’t be easy – especially when she discovers that her cockpit isn’t empty . .
For who is this book for ?
Skyward is a gripping teen and Young Adult adventure set in a future world where the gravity on Earth has been weakened. When Spensa’s father is killed, she knows it’s up to her to take his place as one of the most talented pilots in the skies. But even with her skills, earning respect as a warrior won’t be easy – especially when she discovers that her cockpit isn’t empty . .. For anyone who loves exhilarating action and adventure stories full of heart-pounding courage, Skyward will leave them breathless!
- Great for fans of action and adventure
- Engaging characters and plot
- Beautiful writing style
- It might be hard to get into if you are not used to sci-fi books
- The world the book is set in can be confusing at times
- Some of the terminology might be difficult to understand
Learn more about the author
Brandon Sanderson is an American author who has written such books as the Mistborn series and The Reckoners. In Skyward, he tells the story of Spensa, a young girl who must become a fighter pilot in order to save her world from destruction. With its mix of action, adventure, and romance, this book promises to be a thrilling read for teens and young adults.
“A spectacular adventure that soars to great heights. Brandon Sanderson’s Skyward is a thrill from beginning to end.”
“Skyward is an explosive thrill ride of a debut, Brandon Sanderson has created a new and mesmerising world that sucked me in from the first page”
“Brandon Sanderson never disappoints! This book was absolutely amazing, I flew through it and didn’t want to put it down. The world that he has created is so interesting and unique, I loved the characters and couldn’t wait to find out what happened next. If you’re a fan of Brandon Sanderson or just looking for an awesome new book series, you need to read Skyward!”
“Brandon Sanderson is one of my favorite authors and this book did not disappoint. Skyward is a fast-paced, action-packed story full of adventure and suspense. I loved the characters and the world that Brandon created – it was so unique and well developed.”