Skyward by Brandon Sanderson

513 pages first pub 2018 (editions)

fiction science fiction young adult adventurous funny medium-paced

Description

Defeated, crushed, and driven almost to extinction, the remnants of the human race are trapped on a planet that is constantly attacked by mysterious alien starfighters. Spensa, a teenage girl living among them, longs to be a pilot. When she discov...

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Community Reviews Summary of 19,969 reviews

Moods

adventurous 98%
funny 49%
emotional 40%
mysterious 38%
tense 38%
inspiring 28%
hopeful 24%
challenging 14%
lighthearted 11%
dark 7%
sad 7%
reflective 6%
informative 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 51%
fast 44%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Character: 19% | Plot: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 67% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 6% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.48

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