The epigrath from Breaking Sky,
“There is an art, rather a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.”
– Douglas Adams, Life, the Universe and Everything
BREAKING SKY e-book is on sale for a limited time! Only $1.99! A YA near-futuristic story about fathers, forgiveness, and fighter jets, this Top Gun for a new generation was hailed as “quite possibly the next Big Thing” by Kirkus, earned starred reviews from School Library Journal and the BCCB, and is in development to become a film at Sony Pictures.
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“Strong characterizations, action, adventure, and emotion combine to produce a sci-fi novel that is more than just the sum of its parts. STARRED Review.” – School Library Journal
“Smart, exciting, confident-and quite possibly the next Big Thing.” – Kirkus
“Replete with fighter pilot jargon, plausible science fiction elements, and nerd-friendly literary allusions, this taut, well-crafted novel should have broad appeal, for fans of everything from Roth’s Divergent to Wein’s Code Name Verity.” – The Bulletin for the Center for Children’s Books
“McCarthy deploys breath-stopping depictions of high-stakes piloting with enviable ease, and the in-your-face personal confrontations are nearly as taut.” – Publishers Weekly
“McCarthy pulls no punches, exploring some of the most problematic romance tropes in YA with an analytical eye and a keen sense of humanity.” – The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books praise for The Color of Rain
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