Tuesday, May 20, 2014

BOOK REVIEW & GIVEAWAY: Sky2

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.


Title: Sky2: Detritus Machine
Series: Sky
Author: William Amerman
Age Group: Adult
Genre: Post-Apocalypse Thriller, Sci Fi
Sky2: Detritus Machine is available in Amazon Kindle format for $4.99
or on smashwords in multiple formats for $4.99

"The Sky series continues.
Ten years before the events of Sky1, Nick embarks on the assignment of a lifetime, descending deep within the World to Ground 42, the city of Muldoin. In this city, personal space is shockingly restricted and scarcity governs all aspects of life.
Nick's job is to investigate recent government policies that are more brutal than any the world has seen. Then, people start showing up. People who don't belong there. Men who wish only to perpetrate violence on the repressed population. A woman searches for a life without killing while the city aches for release, shuddering with anticipation of open rebellion.
This is the legend of Muldoin, the story of Nick and Anna."

I really loved all of the magic and dragons.

Just kidding, Bill.

Honest.

Ok, so there definitely is not magic nor dragons, although the words magic and dragon are mentioned in this one. The book is great anyway, though. But seriously. Sky2 is hard to put down. I fell asleep reading it a couple nights. Because, well, I only get to read after the girls go to bed usually...so of course by then I can barely stay awake as it is, but I needed to know what would happen next! I was fascinated by Anna in the first book and loved getting to know her more in this second book. She is quite something, you just never know what to expect from her. Nick doesn't seem to know whether he's terrified of her or enamored with her. The thing with this series, it's hard to decide whose side you're on. Every character has good and bad points and reasons to believe in their cause.

The concept of The World...I could completely see happening in a distant future. I could see a lot of "history repeating itself," except at an accelerated rate. I hope we get to find out more about what's in the Exo-World!

I've noticed the author likes to begin (both with the series as a whole and individual books) at a 'present moment,' back track and fill in the gaps, and then continue on into the 'future.' I mentioned in my review of Sky1 that I wasn't sure how I felt about this. It's grown on me a bit. I enjoying catching up and having those "oh, so that's why" moments. It has also left me with hope that there will be more beyond where Sky1 left off.

If you would like to read this book for yourself, you're in luck. I have been given the chance to share it with a lucky reader! You could read this book on its own as is, but I would suggest reading Sky1 first, because a little birdy told me Sky3 picks up after this one, so you'd be jumping back and forth even more than intended.



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