Hello everyone and welcome back to the blog! How are you all? I hope well.
Today is my stop in the Guardian of the Sky Realms blog tour and I have a review planned for you.
And now without further ado, lets start with the post.
Maree Webster—an “almost-emo” from the western suburbs of Sydney—hates school, has few friends, and is obsessed with angels and fallen angel stories. Life is boring until she decides to steal a famous painting from a small art gallery that has been haunting her dreams: swirling reds, grays and oranges of barely discernible winged figures. There, she meets a stranger who claims to know her and stumbles into a world where cities float in the sky, and daemons roam the barren, magma-spewing crags of the land far below. And all is not well—Maree is turning into something she loves but at the same time, fears. Most fearful of all is the prospect of losing her identity—what makes her Maree, and more importantly, what makes her human. Guardian of the Sky Realms takes the reader on a journey through exotic fantasy lands, as well as across the globe, from Sydney to Paris, from the Himalayas to Manhattan. At its heart, it is a novel about transformation. Book two of the series will be released in 2021.Add the book to your Goodreads to-read shelf
Title – Guardian of the Sky Realms
Author – Gerry Huntman
Release date – September 1st, 2020
Genre – Fantasy, Upper Middle Grade, Lower Young Adult
Publisher – Meerkat Press
Trigger Warning – Violence, Abduction
Pages – 216
Language – English
Version – ebook*
Maree discovers that she isn’t who she thinks she is. She is in fact immortal and not a normal teenage girl. However, her journey of discovering who she really is, is becoming a dangerous one.
I found the length of the book amazing. It wasn’t too long and it wasn’t too short. As I currently don’t have much time to read lengthy novels I was quite happy with the number of pages of this one. If you want something quick to read in one sitting, then this is going to be your book.
I had some problems with the writing style but that is due to me not being used to read this style. Other than that I appreciated that the romance didn’t take up much space in the storyline and also that it didn’t slow down the pacing.
The pacing was a fast one, and we went back and forth in the story. I liked that we got to know a bit more about Maree and her journey of discovering who she really is.
Overall, Guardian of the Sky Realms is a great novel about a young teenage girl discovering her past. If you love short paranormal stories that are fast-paced then you might like this book as well.
Gerry Huntman is a writer and publisher based in Melbourne Australia, living with his wife and young daughter. He has sold over 50 short fiction pieces, most of which are dark and for mature audiences, but he also has a love for middle grade fiction. He loves travel and gets many of his story ideas from distant lands and culture, but is equally happy with the cafe set in his hometown.
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And that’s everything for this post. Have you read this book yet? Or are you planning on reading it in the future? Please let me know in the comments below.
*A review copy of this book was sent to me in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts are my own.