Under the Empyrean Sky
Publish date: July 30th 2013
Pages no: 354
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Speculative Fiction
, Post Apocalyptic
Series: The Heartland Trilogy (#1)
I would like to thank NetGalley and Skyscape for providing me with a copy of this book. The Heartland Trilogy #1 Release date: July 30th 2013 Goodreads link I requested this book a while ago, cause it was available until July 14th. But then I never took the time to read it, shame on me. I shoul...
4/5 stars*Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.*“That’s life in the Heartland.”What’s life in the Heartland like? Monster corn that isn’t even safe to eat is the only crop that isn’t outlawed, floating cities above that treat the Heartlanders lik...
Months ago I started reading Chuck Wendig's blog I enjoy it so much I decided I needed to read one of his fiction books. This looked like a good one to start with. Its a Dystopian YA with corn that is taking over and maybe thirsty for blood, Hobos, a lottery, action, Elite people living in the sky....
In the Heartland, genetically modified corn has overrun everything and people struggle just to survive. Young Cael McAvoy is the leader of a salvage crew, finding scraps of a bygone age to sell to bring in money for his home town, Boxelder. But when Cael and his crew find some forbidden plants growi...
I've heard good things about Chuck Wendig, and I do enjoy his blog quite a bit, but I'd been reluctant to try his fiction. It sounded a bit more gruesome and, er, intense than what I usually like to read. But when I read his Big Idea post on Scalzi's website, I knew I at least had to check this one ...