Skyhunter Details

In a world broken by war, a team of young warriors is willing to sacrifice everything to save what they love.

The Karensa Federation has conquered a dozen countries, leaving Mara as one of the last free nations in the world. Refugees flee to its borders to escape a fate worse than death—transformation into mutant war beasts known as Ghosts, creatures the Federation then sends to attack Mara.

The legendary Strikers, Mara's elite fighting force, are trained to stop them. But as the number of Ghosts grows and Karensa closes in, defeat seems inevitable.

Still, one Striker refuses to give up hope.

Robbed of her voice and home, Talin Kanami knows firsthand the brutality of the Federation. Their cruelty forced her and her mother to seek asylum in a country that considers their people repugnant. She finds comfort only with a handful of fellow Strikers who have pledged their lives to one another and who are determined to push Karensa back at all costs.

When a mysterious prisoner is brought from the front, Talin senses there’s more to him than meets the eye. Is he a spy from the Federation? Or could he be the weapon that will save them all?

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    Skyhunter Reviews

  • Angelica

    I've thought about it and I've had to lower my rating. The review will explain why.The first thing to know is that this book is nothing new. Then again, most books, especially in the YA genre, are all...

  • Mary S. R.

    Hello everyone, welcome to my Ted Talk. Today, I shall tell you about chemistry. *rolls up sleeves* Conquering people is easy. You break past their defenses, seize their cities, burn their world to ...

  • NReads

    I wish Lu wrote my textbooks since I can't seem to get enough of her books....

  • Sabaa Tahir

    This book is fantastic. You should read it immediately. Talin is a wonderfully real YA character, flawed and difficult and sympathetic and fantastic. Marie's writing is at times spare, at times lush, ...

  • Alexandra Elend Wolf

    3.75 stars. “I feel like the phantom that I’ve trained all my life to become – a Ghost killer, a weapon of destruction, an invisible outsider in every way.” This was a complicated book ...

  • The Burning Rose (Jess)

    I don't know, I'll just worship this cover quietly....

  • Melissa ? Dog/Wolf Lover ? Martin

    Omg!!! She’s gone and wrote a space book!! I’m so excited but not showing it. I might jinx it damn it! Mel 🖤🐶🐺🐾...

  • Melanie

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss✨ You can order a personalized copy at Good Choice Reading (Until September 15th, 2020) Blog | Instagram | Youtube | Ko-fi | Spotify | Twitch...

  • Nicole

    3.5 starsI have yet to read a Marie Lu book that I don’t like and this was no exception. Many authors publish a hit trilogy or two and fail to deliver the same quality books afterward. Lu isn’t on...

  • sarah xoxo

    Marie Lu is so good at what she does. Apart from this, I have only read the Legend trilogy by her- but Skyhunter was definitely a step up. She takes the structure and tropes of YA fantasy, but somehow...