Gold Wings Rising

Gold Wings Rising

4.13 (254 ratings by Goodreads)
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Description

The war on the ground has ended, but the war with the sky has just begun. After the Siege of the Six Villages, the ghost eagles have trapped Uztaris on both sides of the conflict. The villagers and Kartami alike hide in caves, huddled in terror as they await nightly attacks. Kylee aims to plunge her arrows into each and every ghost eagle; in her mind, killing the birds is the only way to unshackle the city's chains. But Brysen has other plans.

While the humans fly familiar circles around each other, the ghost eagles create schemes far greater and more terrible than either Kylee or Brysen could have imagined. In the final installment of the Skybound Saga, the tug-of-war between love and power begins to fray, threatening bonds of siblinghood and humanity alike.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 480 pages
  • 147 x 217 x 42mm | 556g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0374306893
  • 9780374306892
  • 744,800

Review quote

Following the battle-heavy Red Skies Falling (2019), this final entry effectively ties up many of the loose threads while maintaining a constant wingbeat of danger and intrigue. --Kirkus Reviews

Gold Wings Rising wraps up Alex London's intense, evocative Skybound Saga with a deeply satisfying conclusion that both builds on the established world and subverts its very foundations. Brutal, evocative, and brimming with heart and hope, Gold Wings Rising is a triumph of a final installment. --Tor.com
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About Alex London

Alex London is the beloved author of Black Wings Beating (Today Show Pick, two starred reviews) and Red Skies Falling, as well as the middle-grade series Tides of War, Dog Tags, and The Wild Ones. His YA novel Proxy was an ALA Top Ten Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers and included in their 2014 Best Fiction for Young Adults List. He lives in Philadelphia. calexanderlondon.com
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Rating details

254 ratings
4.13 out of 5 stars
5 37% (95)
4 42% (107)
3 17% (43)
2 3% (8)
1 0% (1)
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