A Radiant Sky (A Beautiful Dark #3)

 
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A Radiant Sky (A Beautiful Dark #3)
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Age Range
13+
Release Date
September 24, 2013
ISBN
9780062119650
Since the night of her seventeenth birthday, Skye has been torn between two opposites: Light and Dark, the Order and the Rebellion, Devin and Asher. But her decision shocked both sides—because she chose neither. With the help of her friends, Skye forges her own path, setting out to gather an uprising of Rogues. The treacherous and elusive half-angels may be the key to maintaining the balance of fate and free will. But completing the mission her parents left unfinished is more difficult—and dangerous—than she could have imagined. And doing so comes at a cost: Her greatest love may now be a lethal enemy. Because it’s not just the Order that sees her as a threat who must be eliminated. The Rebellion does, too. And both sides will do whatever it takes to win. Dark days lie ahead, and if Skye is to survive, she’ll need to rely on her extraordinary powers and the strength of her will. Because she has a future—and a love—that’s worth fighting for. The sweeping, darkly romantic story that began with A Beautiful Dark and gathered intensity in A Fractured Light comes to a thrilling conclusion in A Radiant Sky.

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A strong finish to a captivating series
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A Radiant Sky is a nice finish to a captivating series. While not all fans of the series will enjoy the way the author ended it, it will definitely give them something to talk about!

What I enjoyed: Skye is an incredibly strong female protagonist that comes into her power in such a realistic, gradual way. I really appreciated that Skye wasn’t a superhero from the beginning -- she had to learn who she was, what she could do, and then work at it. When the protagonist has to work to be strong, she is so very relatable, and really a great role model.

What readers might not enjoy: Now, there were some times when Skye’s humanity shows through -- when she makes decisions, or doesn’t, and she seems like an idiot. But that just makes her even more likable to me, because she’s being realistic. She’s being human. She’s making mistakes and not being a superwoman, and I really do appreciate that. I know that not all fans will -- you might want Skye to continue being a badass and crushing all the bad guys and saving all her friends. But that's not what real life is like, and even though this is a fantasy world, I still want my protagonists to make mistakes sometimes.

The writing is good, the romance takes backstage to the protagonist’s journey, and the epic battle is, well, simply epic! I felt it was a strong wrap-up of the series, but not all readers of the first 2 books will think so.

Great for fans of the Beautiful Creatures, Shatter Me, Wither, Daughter of Smoke & Bone, and other supernatural and dystopian romances.
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Nice Conclusion, But Kinda Dull
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It definitely could have been better, but I did like it.
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