Steelstriker: Skyhunter, Book 2

Book review by Michael Berry, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Supersoldiers fight bloody battles in vivid dystopian tale.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 1 review

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age 13+

Unfulfilling ending to a great series.

A decent enough conclusion to the first book of the series, but both I and my daughter found that it is not the same quality as the first book. It leans more heavily into violence and action scenes to tell the story than unique plot progression, and the anticlimactic ending felt like a low-effort finish to the otherwise decent novel. A lot of the subplots felt like they were never tied up, and the time skip meant that we never got to see the aftermath of the rushed climax. Romance is definitely present, but sex is never mentioned or heavily alluded to (one shirtless make-out session in the woods isn't THAT bad). The torture scene was unnecessarily prolonged, and my youngest would have most definitely been disturbed by the graphic descriptions of bones being forcefully and painfully broken as fingers are slowly sliced off.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence

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