Under the Empyrean Sky

Under the Empyrean Sky

Book - 2013
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Angry with the oppressive dictates of the Empyrean government, Heartlander and Captain of the Big Sky Scavengers Cael McAvoy discovers a secret, illegal garden. Together with his crew, he decides to make his own luck--a choice that will bring down the wrath of the Empyrean elite and change life in the Heartland forever.
Publisher: Las Vegas, Nev. : Skyscape, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781477816943
Branch Call Number: Teen fiction - Series H PBK
Characteristics: 355 pages.


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JCLJoshN May 30, 2017

I really dig Chuck Wendig's fast-paced writing and punk worldbuilding. The book can be kind of heavy-handed at times with its politics, but like with Cory Doctorow's fiction, it's politics I agree with, so I actually enjoy the heavy-handedness.

Mar 07, 2015

writing good, just not into storyline or characters. I think i would have enjoyed more if i was closer to the teen end of the spectrum instead of retirement end.....

Feb 25, 2015

I'm a big fan of Chuck Wendig, both of his published writing and the excellent (if often x-rated) writing advice he dispenses from his blog. However, this book just wasn't for me. Not due to the writing, or characterisation - both of those were as good as ever. But it's not a story that appeals to me, not a situation I was grabbed by. I'll stick with Bait Dog and Blue Blazes and Bad Blood.

John_David Oct 24, 2013

This well-imagined and suspenseful adventure draws you deep into the Heartland, where the corn will as likely kill you as feed you and the sky-dwelling Empyrians make sure the land-dwellers don't think or act too much for themselves.

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