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2314. Humanity has failed to colonize space. After expanding horizontally for centuries, all of Earth is covered in one giant city. The only way left to go was up, so they built towards the sky. Then, one hundred years ago, a meteor hit Earth, annihilating a region formerly known as Europe. The death toll was staggering, but that was not all. That was when the changing began and the first Evos appeared.
With limited space for humans to live, Earth’s government instated a law to keep the population healthy and strong. The Natural Selection. Anyone found to have a hereditary mutation will be sterilized – including their children.

Mark is a Jumper, one of the few daring to take the Tubes going up and down the city. When he receives a note from his long dead father, and government agents appear on his door the next day, he is thrown into a journey that questions the very understanding of his life and the world he lives in…

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5つ星のうち 4.0 I hope there is a second! 2016/2/21
投稿者 Nauti Girl Reads - (Amazon.com)
形式: Kindle版
 I received a free copy of Sky High in exchange for an honest review.  Earth came to near destruction after a meteor hit Old Europe.  While billions died, others still remained and forged their way into a new world.  Within the very beginning we are thrown into the futuristic and action packed life of Mark Deloite.  Mahrt does an excellent job of world building.  Mark's journey takes him throughout Skyreach - a city of endless spires and beyond.  When I first started reading Sky High, I could tell that the writing was better than some other new authors that I had encountered.  It was smoother and the dialogue was natural between the characters.
I was instantly sucked into this Government gone wrong tale.  The action was so frequent and intense, it really kept you wanting to turn the page.  We soon meet Nurse Yasmine.  Who becomes a large supporting character to Mark's journey.  While I found their first few encounters awkward, that soon turned into more natural dialogue.  Once Nurse Yasmine stays in the picture, we really start to get the story going.  Leaf is a resistance group to the Natural Selection and Agent Orange is the opposite evil.  I really thought I knew where this story was going.  That a battle between Leaf and Agent Orange would become the center.
Without giving to much away, I was dead wrong.  There is a significant twist toward the middle-end that I think really elevated this story.  The energy really picked up and I was eager to keep reading.  Many small elements mentioned in the beginning start to tie in and really bring Mark's character and several other characters to their full potential.  The only qualms I had were the names of some of the characters.  For a futuristic book, I felt that Mark was rather simple.  Commander Lawful also just didn't seem to fit either.  Aside from that small thing,  I believe Mahrt is on to something great and into young readers hands it can really take off.  I hope there is a second because this story is definitely not over!
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5つ星のうち 3.0 Technical skill, but unmemorable story. 2016/3/16
投稿者 Sci-Fi and Scary - (Amazon.com)
形式: Kindle版
Sky High by Helge Mahrt is a well-written look into a future in which we neither managed to expand to other planets nor did we blow ourselves to bits and now exist in a post-apocalyptic world. It was kind of refreshing to read a different scenario for once. It is, disturbingly, also too easy to see a potential reality in the world which Helge Mahrt gives us. “Progress” is inevitable and humanity’s growth as a whole makes rabbit breeding look slow.

I guess my issue with this book is that, ultimately, while it was well-written, it never managed to engage me. It was another case where I felt like I’d skimmed the book, even though I’d read every word of it, because I never once was able to actually immerse myself in the story. While Sky High does have a few twists you don’t expect in it, it feels almost completely predictable, both in plot and characters. As the story unfolded, I found myself mentally checking off tropes in my head. I mean, there’s everything from the plucky young protagonist who finds out he’s special in a certain way, to the big bad government conspiracy.

Mahrt has technical skill. The story flowed very smoothly, and his descriptions were such that I was easily able to envision the world that he had created. It was also edited well, which I definitely appreciated. For a debut novel, this is not a bad piece of work at all. But, you can tell it is a debut novel. Actually, as a novel overall, this isn’t bad. It’s just not a book that stands out in any way other than the setting, and even that isn’t truly unique (but, in writing anymore, what is? Everything’s been done hundreds – if not thousands – of times).

Overall, Sky High is a book worth checking out, and I’m sure many people will like it. I don’t dislike it. I just don’t care much either way about it.

Disclaimer: I received a free copy for review consideration
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5つ星のうち 5.0 Wonderful! Recommend for young adult and adult science fiction fans 2016/2/21
投稿者 Charity Rowell-Stansbury - (Amazon.com)
形式: Kindle版
I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

When I started reading Sky High, I did not know what to expect in terms of complexity because I have never really read books categorized as "YA science fiction." I was pleasantly surprised when I discovered that the plot and setting are quite complex and intricate.

The action in the book begins almost immediately, but Mahrt manages to fill readers in on Earth's history and explain the pertinent issues before thrusting readers into the action. What explanations that the author does not give readers at the beginning of the book are included when they are relevant, without slowing the story down.

Mahrt's writing is precise; with the complex plot and well-developed characters, the book could have easily exceeded 500 pages, but he managed to describe an intricate world and society in 215 pages. If that is not impressive enough, Mahrt provides a very satisfying end to the plot while leaving readers wanting to read more of his work.

I think that categorizing Sky High as a "YA science fiction" novel does it a disservice. The author's language is clear and concise, making it easier for younger readers to comprehend; however, the plot and setting are sophisticated enough that adult readers of science fiction should not dismiss it offhand.

It is definitely worth reading, and I recommend Sky High for both young adult and adult science fiction fans.
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5つ星のうち 4.0 Fast Paced and Highly Entertaining 2016/3/31
投稿者 Rebecca - (Amazon.com)
形式: Kindle版
I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

I like to read books that take a creative stance on how the future of the earth might play out. Lots of books, television shows, and movies have tackled this topic, but every once in a while I stumble on a unique concept that makes me fall in love with the genre all over again.

Sky High is a fast paced and straight to the point work that left my heart racing despite the questions circling around my head. It has a Brave New World feeling to it, but the plot is one that seems terrifyingly plausible. In addition, while the plot is nowhere near similar, the slang used throughout the work reminded me slightly of A Clockwork Orange, however, Sky High is much easier to read than the slang/dialect in A Clockwork Orange.

My main complaint is that I have so many questions after finishing reading it. I'm not sure if the author is planning a sequel or not, but I desperately hope so. Overall the plot is very well paced, character development is excellent, and I was hooked within the first couple of chapters, unable to stop reading until I was finished.

Highly recommended and I look forward to this author's future work.
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5つ星のうち 5.0 I know there are many good SF books out there and 2016/1/24
投稿者 Cesar Alvarez Doval - (Amazon.com)
形式: Kindle版
I know there are many good SF books out there and, as me, you are probably struggling to find the time and will to read some of those classics that everybody talks about here and there. Why should you choose 'Sky High' then?

Don't be put off by the fact that Mahrt is a novel writer, or this being catalogued as a 'Young Adult' book. 'Sky High' is a solid, well written story with much more depth than it looks from the synopsis. Though many of the themes might seem archetypical at first glance, the narrative certainly isn't and you soon get immersed in a complex story that is clearly the result of a thorough, calculated work. Yet at the same time, it is presented in a fascinatingly fresh and straightforward way.

I only hope this work gets the attention it deserves, and the author can delight us with a new one soon!
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