When the world is full of magic, he who controls the magic controls the world. But what happens when the world wants it back? Abandoned, sorted, and assigned to the Grey Tower; Pitt knows next to nothing when it comes to spellweaving and whilst The Company is around; he never will. Downtrodden and destined to waste his life on the work floor, he discovers something which will shake the very foundations of his post-war society – a rebellion.
Grey Skies for me was thrilling, captivating and addictive right from the start and I felt this from beginning to end! Grey Skies was captivating to me from the start thanks to the unique premise of the story and the bewitching literature courtesy of the author who from the start hooked me with her unique story that was unlike anything I have read before. Grey Skies, in my opinion, is a phenomenal ya fantasy novel and already I would recommend this book to you lovely readers! However! If you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more about the wonderful Grey Skies!
Grey Skies is a phenomenal action-packed, fantasy novel, that will take its readers on a journey like no other. The reader in Grey Skies will be introduced to the protagonist of the novel, Pitt. Pitt is a fourteen year old young boy who has been assigned to the Grey Tower and it is here that his life will be forever changed. Pitt lives in a world that is full of magic and those who control this magic can control the world. However, the world is fighting back in its own way and Pitt gets caught up in this as well as so much more. The reader will follow him on his journey at the Grey Tower, a place where he is almost destined to live a mundane life but it is here, that he discovers a rebellion and comes apart of something special and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible Grey Skies and it should not be missed book lovers!
Grey Skies is exceptional, original and unlike anything, I have read before book lovers and I loved the many themes and elements explored throughout the book! All the themes are explored by John Vallis wonderfully, and he does this by lacing these interesting themes throughout the text flawlessly and weaving them with the story. The result of this makes Grey Skies a highly addictive and fascinating read that is never once lackluster or predictable!
John Vallis is a phenomenal writer who knows how to grasp his reader’s attention from the first page. Vallis instead of writing long, drawn-out buildups which are commonly found in novels, decides to ditch this approach and thrust his reader into the heart of the story straight away so that the reader is instantly captivated and immersed. I personally love this approach, what is the point of having a long build-up with little excitement? This is only necessary if the author in question can’t develop the characters in the story quickly, but with Grey Skies, the reader will not encounter this issue because Vallis instantly develops his characters and makes the reader invest in not only them but also their journey.
John Vallis is not only a brilliant writer for his ability to captivate the reader’s attention straight away, but he is also an excellent author for his ability to lace exceptional twists and turns throughout his story that genuinely had me shocked at points! The combination of Vallis’s shocking twists and his explanatory powers will immerse the reader in the story and make them be able to visualize every detail, no matter how small. This writing approach is one of my favorites because it makes the reader feel included in the story and makes the reader feel as if they are in the same situation as the protagonist of the novel.
To conclude, Grey Skies is a thrilling, compelling and thought-provoking novel that will easily entertain readers for many days and nights and so I, of course, have to award this stellar gem of a book five stars! If you are a reader who loves fantasy novels then I implore you to read Grey Skies; it is a fast-paced novel that should not be missed so have a read of the preview below and get reading!
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