“A Sky Beyond the Storm is utterly mesmerizing. Brilliantly imagined world and characters.”Cecelia Beckman, Sheaf & Ink
The Nightbringer is on an unstoppable war path and his wrath on the human world is only the beginning of what’s to come. Lia of Serra, the Blood Shrike, and the Soul Catcher all play a pivotal role in what’s to come.
But, what will it cost them for victory?
What will it take to finally be free?
My Review: A Sky Beyond the Storm
Sabaa Tahir is a Kehanni, a storyteller, an orb-weaver of words that collectively become spell binding. She casts her readers into a narrative that is simply irresistible, like a moth to flame. Each of Tahir’s books drives us into murky and uncharted waters. Swept away by the undertow, the current pulling us under, our lungs burn, as we, like each of the characters, work for every inch to move closer and closer to the surface. Always something waiting, lurking in the dark abyss. Ready to snatch us up and drag us back into the depths.
The Sky Beyond the Storm is the novel where we break to the surface, pulling in gulps of fresh glorious air. That is what Tahir’s story feels like. A breath we needed after holding it for so long.
Every chapter of A Sky Beyond the Storm ensnares you. The magic so real as the pages flash by at a rapid pace.
Evocative, lush and addictive.
Readers will get so wrapped up in Tahir’s writing, lost inside a world brimming with chaos, bravery, heartbreak, and hope, that you suddenly realize you’ve made it to the end. The entire series feels ancient, a legend passed down over time. One where you sit curled up leaning in to take in every word and emotion those words create.
You will feel every emotion. A maelstrom that is crushing and all consuming. But there are these moments. These delicately precious moments you eat up like a delicacy because they are rare and seem few. Vivid and indelible these moments in their depiction of how human Lia, Elias, and Helene are. Each making mistakes, then realizing how they can do more, do better. Trying to do the best with the worst of options. While still trying to find something close to happiness, because skies, they deserve it. A book that challenges readers to see beyond hate, grief, and pain. To take risks in order to be the ember, the torch, and see the sky beyond the storm.
Just One More Thing
Sabaa Tahir you have written yourself into legend. I am so happy your life’s path lead you to pen and paper and whispered a story for you to tell.
Read. This. Book!
(And listen to the audiobooks too)
Happy Reading ̴ Cece
RATING: – Exceptionally Inked
Author: Sabaa Tahir
Publication Date: December, 2020
Audience: 14 and up
Jacket Art: Shane Rebenschied
Jacket Design: Kristin Smith-Boyle
You can find A Sky Beyond the Storm Penguin Random House
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