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Parents' Guide to

The Towering Sky: The Thousandth Floor, Book 3

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Mystery series finale is a little less everything.

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This third and final series installment is not quite as compelling or suspenseful as the first two in the series. Maybe that's because by now, the structure of The Towering Sky seems pretty familiar, and so do the characters. That being said, there's still an intriguing whodunit element with a surprising resolution.

The Towering Sky also concentrates more on the characters as they reach maturity, and teens will relate to and enjoy rooting for Avery, Leda, Watt, Rylin, and even Calliope as their perspectives broaden and they learn the hard way how to make better choices for themselves. They still inhabit an intriguing vision of the future, with all the cool tech and luxurious lifestyles that go along with it, but it's less glamorous this time. The kids are learning that there are no trappings or gadgets that can make things right when you've wronged yourself and others.

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