Shadowlark by Meagan Spooner
Title: Shadowlark (Skylark Trilogy, 2)
Author: Meagan Spooner
Genre: Dystopian, Young Adult
Publisher: Corgi Books (3rd October 2013)
“They only come at night, when the Star fades”
Lark Ainsley escapes the Iron Wood to search for her brother, only to find herself captured and imprisoned in an underground metropolis.
Powerful magic protects the city of Lethe, providing sanctuary from the Empty Ones, monsters who hunger for human flesh.
But this magic comes at a terrible price, and the city lives in fear of their leader Prometheus and this gang of Eagles.
Danger lies in the shadows, and Lark must find the light . . .
Rating: **** (4 stars)
SHADOWLARK is the second book in Meagan Spooner’s SKYLARK TRILOGY. The book continues the story of Lark Ainsley as she continues her journey to locate her brother Basil. Having left the Iron Wood behind she travels with Nix and Tansy to the next place her brother is rumoured to have travelled to upon his escape.
Skylark by Meagan Spooner
Title: Skylark (Skylark #1)
Genre:Dystopian, Young Adult
Publisher: Corgi Books (31st January 2013)
Source: Secret Santa
Vis in magia, in vita vi. In magic there is power, and in power, life.
For fifteen years, Lark Ainsley waited for the day when her Resource would be harvested and she would finally be an adult. After the harvest she expected a small role in the regular, orderly operation of the City within the Wall. She expected to do her part to maintain the refuge for the last survivors of the Wars. She expected to be a tiny cog in the larger clockwork of the city.
Lark did not expect to become the City’s power supply.
Her only choice is to escape; follow the birds into the wilderness beyond.
Into the Iron Wood.
Rating: ****(4 stars)
This book was one of my gifts from my Secret Santa. I hadn’t heard of it before, but after reading the blurb I was intrigued. Skylark sounded like it could be a really interesting read. Thank you Secret Santa for introducing me to this book – and series – I really enjoyed it.