Glow: Sky Chasers Series, Book 1

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One of School Library Journal’s Best Fiction Books of 2011

If a violent battle destroyed the only world you’ve ever known, would you be brave enough to save who was left? Would love be strong enough to survive the fight? Either way, there’s no turning back.

The Empyrean is the only home 15-year-old Waverly has ever known. Part of the first generation to be successfully conceived in deep space, she and her boyfriend Kieran will be pioneers ...

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One of School Library Journal’s Best Fiction Books of 2011

If a violent battle destroyed the only world you’ve ever known, would you be brave enough to save who was left? Would love be strong enough to survive the fight? Either way, there’s no turning back.

The Empyrean is the only home 15-year-old Waverly has ever known. Part of the first generation to be successfully conceived in deep space, she and her boyfriend Kieran will be pioneers of New Earth. Waverly knows she must marry young in order to have children who can carry on the mission, and Kieran, the handsome captain-to-be, has everything Waverly could want in a husband. Everyone is sure he’s the best choice. Still, there’s a part of Waverly that wants more from life than marriage, and she is secretly intrigued by the shy, darkly brilliant Seth.

Suddenly, Waverly’s dreams are interrupted by the inconceivable – a violent betrayal by the Empyrean's sister ship, the New Horizon. The New Horizon’s leaders are desperate to populate the new planet first, and will do anything to get what they need: young girls. In one pivotal moment, Waverly and Kieran are separated, and find themselves at the helm of dangerous missions, where every move has potentially devastating consequences, and decisions of the heart may lead to disaster.

Pulse-pounding and addictive, GLOW begins the most riveting series since The Hunger Games.

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Audio
For decades two ships of colonists have been searching space for a planet that will serve as New Earth. But when one of the spaceships attacks the other, killing all its adult crew members and kidnapping its girls, teens Waverly and Kieran must use their wits and inner strength to save themselves, their fellow colonists, and the day. Kadushin and Brown provide spellbinding narration. Kadushin captures all of Waverly’s despair, determination, and conflicted emotions, and provides unique voices for oily, manipulative Ann Mather and kindly colonist Amanda. Brown conveys Kieran’s journey from determination to hopelessness and eventually heroism, as well as ably voicing resentful Seth and a host of other characters. Ryan’s novel translates perfectly to audio with its combination of compelling characters and exciting edge-of-your-seat action scenes. Listeners will be unable to turn off this audiobook—whether they listen in the car, at home, or at work—because they need to find out what happens next. A St. Martin’s Griffin hardcover. (Sept.)
Publishers Weekly
In this futuristic thriller, first in the Sky Chasers series, humanity's fate will be determined by two warring colony ships, en route to a new home. Ryan (Zen and Xander Undone) immediately throws her heroes into action as the New Horizon attacks the Empyrean, with little warning or mercy. Soon, most of the Empyrean's adult crew are dead or missing and its girls and young women kidnapped, leaving an untrained, unready band of boys to repair and take command of the ship. Aboard the New Horizon, 15-year-old Waverly learns that she and the other girls were "rescued" to help the infertile women of the ship birth a new generation, and she immediately starts planning her escape. On the Empyrean, her 16-year-old boyfriend, Kieran, jockeys for control against the charismatic but treacherous Seth, dividing the makeshift crew. While Waverly's self-reliance, determination, and inner strength make her a heroine to remember, Kieran's struggle does little to paint him in a positive light. There's plenty of action and adventure, but the book's overall strength is marred by a blatant antireligion theme, which may put some readers off. Ages 12–up. (Sept.)
VOYA - Rachel Wadham
Aboard Empyrean, a space ship hurtling towards New Earth, fifteen year-old Waverly and sixteen-year-old Kieran are among the many children conceived despite the adults' infertility problems. Set to marry and be the ship's leaders, Waverly and Kieran's future is bright until the crew of the Empyrean's sister ship, the New Horizon, violently attack and kidnap all the girls. Unable to conceive, the crew of the New Horizon accept the girls as their divinely-appointed salvation and they try to indoctrinate their prisoners while Waverly struggles to find the truth. On the Empyrean, Kieran battles his rival as he also tries to save the remaining adults, find the girls, and give the boys he leads something to believe in. Alternating between Waverly and Kieran's viewpoints, the pair's struggle to reunite is intense, and the novel is certainly action packed. Beyond this, however, the novel falls short. Filled with unsympathetic characters that flip flop between likeable and unlikeable, it is impossible to connect with anyone. Also lacking is a clear thematic purpose as it is impossible to tell if the author is speaking against religious fervor or trying to look at the power of the human spirit. Plot elements, such as the implications of rape and a love triangle, are added and dropped so frequently that there is never any clarity, especially at the end when nothing is resolved. While some of the plot and theme issues may be addressed in the planned sequels, standing alone this novel is ultimately confusing and unsettling. Reviewer: Rachel Wadham
School Library Journal
Gr 8 Up—The spaceship Empyrean is the only home Waverly, 15, and her boyfriend Kieran, 16, have ever known. Everything changes when their sister ship, New Horizon, attacks unexpectedly and takes all the girls hostage. Right away, Waverly is skeptical of the outwardly sweet, religious leader of New Horizon, Anne, who tries to convince the girls that they were taken from their home for their own protection. Waverly sets out to reveal the lies and corruption beneath Anne's façade and daringly attempts to save herself and the rest of the girls. Meanwhile, the Empyrean is struggling to survive since most of the adults were killed in the attack. Kieran takes command of the ship, but loses power when the boys begin to believe that he is untrustworthy. He fights to regain control, but when reinstated to power, his religiously themed leadership style looks disturbingly similar to Anne's. Ryan has created a fascinating and thrilling story that is sure to captivate teens. The themes of survival, morality, religion, and power are well developed, and the characters are equally complex. The author has also created a unique and vivid outer-space setting that is exciting and easy to imagine. This gripping first installment is difficult to put down, and successfully sets the stage for the rest of the series.—Elizabeth C. Johnson, Fort Vancouver Regional Library, WA
Kirkus Reviews

When preserving the human species through deep-space colonization, fertility is both currency and curse.

Everyone expects wedding bells for Waverly and Kieran, the eldest of the first generation conceived in space during the Empyrean's multi-decade mission to colonize New Earth. Waverly's hesitations about golden-boy Kieran—and curiosities about Kieran's broody rival Seth—are tossed to the wayside when an ambush leaves all of them navigating a deadly nebula of lies, schemes and misinformation. While Waverly launches a careful resistance as a captive of Pastor Anne Mather's childless ship the New Horizon, Kieran and Seth butt heads in an escalating contest for leadership over the distressed Empyrean. Waverly's initiative and intellect ensure that even as a prisoner she is far from a damsel in distress. Ryan sets Kieran and Seth apart from standard love-triangle anchors through emphasis on their well-matched flaws. The split narrative gives enough breathing room for a balance of introspection and high-stakes action. Along the way, hints of the older generation's secrets are tossed out but not resolved, leaving the protagonists unsure of whom to trust and readers unsure of whose side to take.

Desire to find out which of the proactive characters' bold moves end in disaster will leave readers clamoring for the next installment of this space saga. (Science fiction. 14 & up)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781427212580
  • Publisher: Macmillan Audio
  • Publication date: 9/29/2011
  • Series: Sky Chasers
  • Format: MP3
  • Edition description: Unabridged
  • Sales rank: 1,250,415
  • Ships to U.S.and APO/FPO addresses only.

Meet the Author

AMY KATHLEEN RYAN earned an MA in English Literature at the University of Vermont, and an MFA in Creative Writing from the New School Creative Writing for Children Program in New York City. She is also the author of two widely acclaimed young adult novels, Zen and Xander Undone and Vibes.

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  • Posted August 31, 2011

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    Suspenseful, Spiritual, and Deep - A book for the thinking teen!

    I grabbed an ARC of this a few days ago and blew through it. I couldn't put it down. Glow is nothing short of exceptional. Truly, one of the best teen books I've read since The Hunger Games. A few people have compared it to that book, but they really share very little in common other than quality. Glow takes place in the future and has something of a love triangle, but that's where the similarities stop. The story is suspenseful, action-packed, and addictive. Filled with futuristic technologies based on real physics, the setting onboard the massive spaceship is unusual but fascinating. The characters are some of the most compelling I've come across in the genre. Narrated by both a female main character, Waverly, and a male, her boyfriend Kieran, in alternating sections, it would appeal equally to boys and girls. While there is romance between the two of them, it is not overwhelming. The secondary characters could use further development, and I hope they get it in the next book in the series. The only notable exception here is Seth, who has been in love with Waverly for years and hates Kieran for being the favorite. He is dark, and troubled, and his past is revealed gradually as his actions become more and more unpredictable. But again the love triangle aspect falls into the background in light of the plot. It merely serves to enrich the character interactions. Waverly starts out a free-thinking girl torn about her future and grows into a self-sufficient heroine with strength and fire. This book explores some major themes about religion and faith, the dangers and benefits, but most importantly how they are not the same thing. There is a spirituality inherent in this story, conflicted and deep. It inspires the reader to question, but also to believe. Somehow it does both at the same time. There are no clear bad guys or good guys, instead all of the major players are flawed, believable human beings. In this context their religion (or lack thereof) becomes a driving force in their actions. By the end of the book, I wasn't sure who I was rooting for. This is a book to spark conversation for hours after you put it down. A well-written gut punch of a book, Glow is an exciting beginning to what promises to be a stunning series. I really, truly adore this book.

    16 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 12, 2011

    A must- read

    The book is amazing. It has to be one of the best books I have ever read. GLOW is such a great book, If you like romance twisted in with action and adventure then this the book for you.

    11 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 1, 2011

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    Exciting series launch not to be missed!

    GLOW By Amy Kathleen Ryan When you are the hope for humanity how does that affect you? Launched more than 40 years ago the crews aboard the New Horizon and the Empyrean are human-kinds hope for survival. Half way through their journey to New Earth the ships come together for the first time in their voyage. Kieran the Empyrean's first born is 16 years old and the assumed successor to the captain. Waverly at 15 is the first born daughter of the Empyrean and it is assumed that she and Kieran are destined to marry. But what if, in an instant, your world, as you know, it is changed? The Empyrean is attacked by her sister ship the New Horizon. The attack was unexpected and in a attempt to stop the crew of the New Horizon many of the adults on board are killed as all of the girls are stolen away! What follows is a desperate struggle to survive. The few adults and the boys onboard the Empyrean are in a fight to save themselves and their ship from radiation. But how far will they go to save themselves and to secure ultimate control of their lives? On the New Horizon Waverly and the other teen girls find out that they are the only hope for the crew to have children. As they fight to keep their identity and to return home they are fighting an enemy that manipulates those around her. Who is telling the truth and who will survive? But who is the real victim in the years of lies perpetrated onboard both ships? Don't miss this exciting new series that begins with GLOW - September 2011. Get in the virtual line and don't be left behind!

    9 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2011

    Good Read

    First of all I want to thank St. Martin's Press for giving me the opportunity to review this book prior to its release date.

    The Earth we all know is withering so to preserve the human race two ships, The New Horizon and Empyrean, were set out to a New Earth where they plan to start fresh. The New Horizon left a year earlier than the Empyrean and the inhabitants of both ships are obligated to reproduce in order to survive the long trek through space. The only problem is that fertility has become an issue up in space, and while The Empyrean had a scientific breakthrough and was able to solve the infertility issue, the new Horizon was not as lucky. In order to survive the New Horizon decides to invade the Empyrean ship and capture all of the young females to claim as their own. The captains of both ships share a dark past which leads to this invasion and several of the tangled lies, deceit, and secrets are all entwined.
    The book is written in the third person and follows a young couple from the Empyrean who were separated by this violent act. Waverly, who was abducted and held captive on the New Horizon has to fight her way back to her home ship and away from the their cultish leader. Kieran, who was tagged to be the next captain has to try and repair the damage caused by the attack and figure out how to run the ship and survive the turmoil of what has happened. The plot is interesting and the struggles that each character endures keeps you reading, but I was not able to connect with the characters. I enjoyed the book and the twisted plot, but in the end their was no closure just a lot more questions. It was interesting to see a community come together and how people react to such close quarters. Some people become deceptive and do all they can to be loved by all, some follow blindly, others stand in the background and keep to themselves, while others feel they are entitled to anything they want. You never know who to trust and who is keeping secrets. People who were thought to be the bad guy turn out to not be so bad, while the good guys seem to take on a whole new personality. It is worth reading and I will be picking up the next installment to see what happens but I was disappointed by the ending or lack of ending.

    7 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 1, 2012

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    I am a teen and I really enjoyed Glow. It had such an interestin

    I am a teen and I really enjoyed Glow. It had such an interesting story outline. Finished it very quickly.

    5 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2012

    Book lover

    I love this book i am a teen and i read it five times

    4 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 21, 2012

    Loved it

    It has romance and action. I am a teen girl and i thought bit was great. But i dont know if boys would lie this book. O excited for the nxt book. So i guess tha shows that i lie this boook

    4 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 31, 2011

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    A Ride through Space

    Amy Kathleen Ryan takes you for a ride through space with her most recent novel, Glow. It¿s fast paced, addicting, and full of moments that made me scream ¿Arggghh!¿ This story is not without it¿s twists and turns. It¿s full of action and suspense and was definitely it hard to put it down.

    The Spaceship Empyrean is traveling with it¿s sister ship, New Horizon, to a new planet to reestablish the human race. Only the New Horizon left one year earlier and should not be anywhere near the Empyrean. Aboard the Empyrean are two teenage lovers who have been promised to each since birth. Their lives are all planned out and the two are soon to be married. However, as the two ships come within close range of each other the other ship¿s purpose is suddenly revealed and Waverly and Kieran¿s lives are forced in different directions.

    Right on the cover, Glow is compared to The Hunger Games and that does set it up for some high expectations. And I have to disagree with that comparison. Although I enjoyed Glow, I do not feel it is quite on the same level as The Hunger Games. First of all, the characters are not nearly as strong and well developed as Hunger Games¿ Katniss, Peeta, and Gale. Glow¿s characters, Waverly, Kieran, and Seth, are a little weak and not well defined. They also lack the kick buttness that was so prevalent in Hunger Games. Their purpose, feelings, and decisions are unclear and they are constantly changing personalities, particularly Seth. Their interactions are frustrating and just when you start to like them, they turn on you and do something that drives you crazy.

    The story moves fast, which is good, but I wish that there was a little more depth to some of the chapters. The pace is almost too fast in my opinion and things never had time to settle. I feel that a little more detail might have helped me understand the characters better.

    All in all, Glow is a fun read and I think many young adult fans will easily enjoy it. Although, the characters frustrated me immensely at times, I still found it a fun compelling read and I¿m looking forward to finding out what happens in the next book.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 1, 2011

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    A futuristic drama that is full of surprises

    The audio of Glow was narrated by Matthew Brown & Ilyana Kadushin who did a wonderful job bringing this futuristic world to life. Ilyana Kadushin is already known as an incredible narrator from her work on the Twilight saga audio books. Both she and Matthew Brown breathed life into the characters on board these ships, alternating from male to female depending on the POV that was being presented in the book. Their narration was probably my favorite part of the book and they definitely kept me engaged in the story.

    Glow introduces us to Waverly, a teenage girl trying to decide if she wants to marry the nice boy, Kieran, who says he loves her or if she would rather explore other options with the bad boy, Seth, that she is undeniably drawn to. These seem to be normal teenage concerns even though her life is anything but ordinary. Waverly is one of the first generation born aboard one of two ships bound for "New Earth" where she is expected to marry and to help populate this new world. Things are thrown into chaos and uncertainty for Waverly and her shipmates on the Empyrean when the other ship launches an unexpected attack on her ship, kidnapping all of the young girls and bringing them on board the New Horizon. Waverly takes it upon herself to discover the truth about the intentions of the captain and pastor of the New Horizon, and will risk much to get everyone back to the Empyrean and to those she loves, if they're still alive.

    Glow reminded me a bit of Across the Universe with the sinister leaders and their shady intentions and the clueless people who follow blindly behind a corrupt system. The leader of the New Horizon was fascinating in her ruthlessness. I was intrigued by how she used her charisma to persuade a group of desperate people that God would condone their horrible actions. I think we've all seen examples of this and it was interesting to see this topic explored. However, I sometimes had a hard time understanding where the author was heading in regards to religion and the way it was used on both ships. There were so many varying degrees ranging from fanatical, to controlling, to inspirational, to just plain crazy. I'm not certain what the author's intention was, but it simply left me confused. It was obvious that the "bad guys" used religion to excuse their horrible actions as well as to control people. But I wasn't sure about how that same religion was being used by the "good guys" in a way that seemed equally as fanatical and more than a little crazy.

    I also had a difficult time understanding why Waverly would be attracted to either of the guys in Glow. Seth is an obvious sociopath with violent tendencies and no impulse control. And Kieran, the "nice guy" has either suffered a head injury that has caused him to hallucinate or is, at worst, a schizophrenic, but at least a mostly benevolent one with only occasional violent outbursts. Either way, I found both of these guys to be unlikable and definitely not love interest material. Waverly herself is an very strong and capable heroine who did her share of suffering throughout the story. I loved her strength, perseverance, and courage in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds as well as her vulnerability which kept her realistic and relatable.

    Glow is certainly an action packed page turner that has many twists and turns that will shock, surprise, and satisfy fans of dystopian themed fantasy.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 18, 2012

    Loved it!!

    I couldn't put it down!!

    3 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 19, 2011

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    Good Read for Sci Fi Fans

    Honestly, I'm not really sure what to think of Glow. It was good, but not amazing. I was confused a lot, I was bored sometimes, and I wasn't sure which side to choose. Overall, I think the book was a good beginning to a series, but I felt like it was lacking in a lot of things. Even right now, I'm still trying to figure out what I think about this book. However, it's written from alternating POV's between Waverly and Kieran so that was a total plus :)

    From the beginning, it was obvious that religion was going to play a huge part in this book. It's hard to approach religion without being overly preechy or overly critical, but I can't even tell which side Ryan even stands on, or what message she was trying to send. One minute everyone who is religious is a raving, violent lunatic, and the next they're complete saviors and they're accomplishing God's work, yayy!! What? I still don't know.

    The characters are alright. Waverly is a tough chick, and I love a good, strong, female protagonist. She's definitely pretty kick ass, and she endures a lot of terrible things, but she stays strong throughout the book. Kieran is alright, I wasn't a big fan, and I was left feeling sorry for him most of the time. The romance between the two of them is pretty great though, Kieran is totally committed to Waverly and I thought it was really cute :)

    Overall, I wasn't really that impressed with this book, and I had really high expectations. Some of it may stem from the fact that I read Across the Universe almost right before Glow and so my expectations were probably higher than they should have been. I'll definitely read the rest of the books in the series, but I'll be getting them from the library or borrowing them from a friend, and I won't be eagerly awaiting them.

    3 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 30, 2011

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    The first Sky Chasers outer space thriller is an entertaining young adult science fiction

    The two ships (the New Horizon and the Empyrean) are the only hope for mankind to find a new earth as the old planet is dead. However, Pastor Anne Mather on the New Horizon wants to establish a theocracy so believes her vessel must land on the new earth first and needs the young breeding females on board the sister ship; as there are none on her vessel. She leads a preemptive attack killing most adults on board the Empyrean and abducting all the breeding age females and younger girls.

    Pastor Mather explains to her female prisoners they were rescued to birth the next generation. The young women and girls are stunned but turn to fifteen year old Waverly for leadership; she directs a passive resistance. On the Empyrean rival teenagers, Waverly's boyfriend Kieran and sly Seth, compete for control of the rudderless ship.

    The first Sky Chasers outer space thriller is an entertaining young adult science fiction. The fast-paced story line rotates perspective between the twin ships fueled by betrayal (not just by Pastor) being the means of choice to achieve a certain end. Although the male lead teens on the Empyrean seem incompetent with Kieran hesitant and Seth uncaring about others when compared to heroic Waverly who quietly leads her troops in opposition, readers will enjoy Amy Kathleen Ryan's engaging tale.

    Harriet Klausner

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 27, 2011

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    Great book!

    When it comes to sci-fi books, you got to really grab me. What I loved about this book are the characters growth and coming to understand things.
    The characters of this book go through a lot. Separated from what they only know and desperate to get back to each other, Glow had me happy at watching teens come mature right before my eyes. Being stuck on ship with no adult supervision, I can imagine what that would be like. I like that the author gave a realistic feel of the teens breaking down. They cried, got scared and some majoringly freaked out!

    I also like how the plot line settled between crossing the lines of a cult and well crazy people. It always intrigues me how people could be so gullible to believe such lies. I do however, like how the girls questioned things and rebelled. It made me happy that there is someone left on the ship who is not crazy.

    This book overall is a great book that can cause a great amount of stress. By that I mean a good stress. I loved that while reading this, I felt the anxiety to leave the ship and to find the others. I loved the question-ability of whats is really going on. But most of all, I loved the fight that both the girls and boys gave.

    If you want a great book of space exploration, teens fighting at the edge of the mountain trying to claim back what is there's. Mostly a group of people how have gone to far off the deep end, read this book. Faced with unattainablility to get back to each other, they must face what is wrong before them and go after what is right in there heart.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 10, 2012

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    I loved this book!

    At first, this book reminded me of Across the Universe. However it wasn’t at all the same. The only thing that would be considered similar is it takes place out in space, on a ship. That’s it. And I was so very very glad it came out much more different because I thoroughly enjoyed this book and practically devoured it in one setting. Yes. It was THAT good. The plot was very well done. It took you on several twists and turns you sort of had an idea on what to expect, but you just didn’t know how it was going to be planned out. I think that was what made the book so enjoyable to read. There are two main story arcs, and I can’t decide which one I liked better, because I liked reading about both. I’d have to say though, the one that drew my emotions out more had to be Kieran’s story. It was almost like reading Lord of the Flies, but on a spaceship. That particular story arc made me want to gnash my teeth in anger at how Kieran was treated. The characters were well done. I liked Waverly, I wasn’t sure what to make of her at first, but as the story progressed, she grew increasingly stronger and I loved that about her. Kieran is the same and I think that’s why they just go so well together. I’m concerned about Kieran though. He’s definitely misguided and I’m hoping Waverly doesn’t rely too much on that evil horrible character Seth (oh I really hated him, Kieran,why did you have to be so nice??!!!) because I really didn’t like the way the story was headed in the end (not that I didn’t like reading it, more like, I am hoping Waverly doesn’t make bad decisions here). However, I still loved the book. The ending was a cliffhanger, which makes you want to anticipate the second book even more! So, read this! seriously! pick this book up! and enjoy like I did!! I can’t wait for the second book (which is due out soon). Definitely recommended if you like Sci-fi YA or if you liked books like Across the Universe.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 27, 2012

    Fun book

    This is not the best science fiction I have read, but it was still a fun book. There were several suspenseful moments that had me on the edge of my seat and I enjoyed the plot.

    Glow takes place many years into the future on a giant spaceship, traveling through deep space and transporting people who will colonize the planet "New Earth" when they reach it. Waverly Marshall and Kieren Alden were the first children born in deep space and are now in their teens. As the oldest children on board, they are expected to marry and have children as soon as possible. However, Waverly is not ready to be a mom, and she also likes another boy: Seth. This creates an intersting love triangle.

    The ship they are traveling on, called the Empyrean, also has a sister ship, called the New Horizon, which was launched a year earlier. One day, the Empyrean crew see the New Horizon ahead, which means it must have slowed down to catch up with the Empyrean.

    If you are reading this book purely because you like sci fi, I would not recomend it. The only thing sci fi about it is the time period (the future) and some of the technology aboard the ship. I don't think there was much creative thought put into this story. Also, the writing quality was not great. The plot was good but the characters were not very well-developed, and the language was boring.

    Overall, though, I though this was a good story and a fun read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2012


    Best book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2011

    Awesome book!

    I have to say, I really enjoyed this book and cannot wait for the next one. It kept me turning the pages and did not dissapoint. Overall a great read. I recommend it espevially for those ages 13 to 18.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 24, 2011

    Very Good!!!!!

    I had been looking at getting this book for a while and all I can say is I'm glad I did!!!! This held me in with the romance and the adventure/ suspense!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 13, 2011

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    Maybe so...

    I picked up the book on a book spree and was most excited to read it. When I started the first couple of chapters, I found it okay, but I was a little disappointed. I kept reading, though, because I thought it was promising.

    After I finished it, my friends asked if I liked it, and I found myself saying "no" a lot. I think it was an okay book, however I wouldn't read it again.

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 28, 2011

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    Very good Different book!

    Was very addicting. Was different then alot of books. Had a scenerio that was very interesting. Enjoy!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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