The Almost King: A Take Back the Skies Novel

Lucy Saxon (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.98
Publisher
Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books
Publish Date
August 16, 2016
Pages
400
Dimensions
5.6 X 8.3 X 1.4 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781619636279

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About the Author

Lucy Saxon is twenty and lives in Hertfordshire, UK, with her parents. She describes herself as a cosplayer, con-goer, booklover, and all-round nerd. She wrote her first novel, Take Back the Skies, at the age of sixteen, finding a home for it with Bloomsbury at seventeen, and is now working on the rest of the series. When not writing, Lucy spends most of her time on the Internet, reading books and slaving over her sewing machine.
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@Lucy_Saxon.

Reviews

"Readers fascinated by clockwork adventure will enjoy Tellus' steampunk technologies and airship-populated skies." - Booklist

"Intriguing. . . . readers will undoubtedly feel that staunch, earnest Aleks deserves all the good that heads his way" - BCCB

"Brilliant storytelling . . . Saxon s second novel is almost perfect and should appeal to any reader who enjoys a great adventure story." - VOYA

"Sprinkled with popular elements of dystopia, steampunk, and noble love, the plot sparkles. . . . Saxon has set up the world of Tellus well to support many rollicking tales." - Publishers Weekly on TAKE BACK THE SKIES

"Readers will discover a fast-paced adventure, a little mystery, and a little romance." - School Library Journal on TAKE BACK THE SKIES

"Saxon s debut novel depicts a carefully crafted dystopian world. . . Full of adventure, political intrigue, alternative technology, a chaste romance between Cat and crewmate Fox, and a hint of steampunk, this should be popular with the Hunger Games crowd." - Booklist on TAKE BACK THE SKIES

"Has an engaging plot and a well-developed world with likable characters." - VOYA on TAKE BACK THE SKIES

"[D]efinitely an author to watch." - USA Today on TAKE BACK THE SKIES

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"Readers fascinated by clockwork adventure will enjoy Tellus' steampunk technologies and airship-populated skies." - Booklist

"Intriguing. . . . readers will undoubtedly feel that staunch, earnest Aleks deserves all the good that heads his way" - BCCB

"Brilliant storytelling . . . Saxon's second novel is almost perfect and should appeal to any reader who enjoys a great adventure story." - VOYA

"Sprinkled with popular elements of dystopia, steampunk, and noble love, the plot sparkles. . . . Saxon has set up the world of Tellus well to support many rollicking tales." - Publishers Weekly on TAKE BACK THE SKIES

"Readers will discover a fast-paced adventure, a little mystery, and a little romance." - School Library Journal on TAKE BACK THE SKIES

"Saxon's debut novel depicts a carefully crafted dystopian world. . . Full of adventure, political intrigue, alternative technology, a chaste romance between Cat and crewmate Fox, and a hint of steampunk, this should be popular with the Hunger Games crowd." - Booklist on TAKE BACK THE SKIES

"Has an engaging plot and a well-developed world with likable characters." - VOYA on TAKE BACK THE SKIES

"[D]efinitely an author to watch." - USA Today on TAKE BACK THE SKIES