Let the Sky Fall (Let the Sky Fall, #1)
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Vane Weston should have died in the category-five tornado that killed his parents. Instead, he woke up in a pile of rubble with no memories of his past - except one: a beautiful, dark-haired girl standing in the winds. She swept through his dreams ever since, and he clings to the hope that she's real.

Audra is real, but she isn't human. She's a sylph, an air elemental who...more
Hardcover, First Edition, 404 pages
Published March 5th 2013 by Simon Pulse
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Shannon Messenger
Feb 14, 2013 Shannon Messenger added it  ·  (Review from the author)
It's entirely possible I'm a bit biassed about this, but I think this book is pretty amazing. In fact, I dare say it blew me away (come on, I HAD to make a wind pun!)
Mitch
Normally I don't do playlists but this book got the damn Adele song stuck in my head, so why not?
This is the end...
Hold your breath and count to ten...
Feel the earth move and then...

*shakes head and wonders if it’s an incurable condition*
Let the Skyfall...
When it crumbles...
We will stand tall...
Face it all, together....
At Skyfall...

Ok, catchy title aside, Let the Sky Fall (the book, not the lyrics) is what I’d call a clash of the highly original and the entirely derivative. On one hand, Shanno...more
Ai Haibara
This is literally what I thought when I read the title

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Jude
Dec 13, 2012 Jude marked it as to-read
Shelves: 2013, kindle
lol, as stupid as this may sound, I just can't help signing Adele's song every time I read the title x)
curious little beastie
This review is also available over at my blog.

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Well. I'm quite baffled.

In the best way possible.

After a recent . . . incident, I guess you could say—coughInkbyAmandaSuncough—I was a little more careful when it came to having high hopes for books. I had high hopes for this when I first saw it but soon pushed those hopes away because I didn't want to get burned in the end. So I went into this hoping for the best and expecting the worst, and I ended up beaming from start to...more
Sasha
Let the Sky Fall combines the swoonworthiness of Melina Marchetta’s On the Jellicoe Road with the action and heroism of Kristin Cashore’s Graceling.

You know what I really loved about Let the Sky Fall? It felt so fresh. Air Elementals?! So creative. Shannon Messenger built up the world of these Sylphs and I was caught up in it. Is it High Fantasy? Definitely not, more like Urban – and I loved it! Action packed and intense – full of suspense from the very first chapter – I loved every page. And th...more
J.
This book blew my mind out of the water to the point that even days later I'm not sure I can form coherent sentences to even say what I'm thinking. I would have started rereading it again immediately if I didn't have to send it out to the next person on the tour. So pardon me while I pick my fan girl jaw up off the floor and try not to embarrass myself too much.

First of all, the very first chapter pulled me in and let me know that I was in the safe hands of an extremely capable writer. Shannon...more
Once Upon
Review will be posted closer to release time, but I WOULD SERIOUSLY RECOMMEND PRE-ORDERING the book. ITS AMAZING!!!!!

My review:

Let the Sky Fall was AMAZING!!! That sentence should be enough for you to go out and buy this book. I devoured this book in no time. First off look at the cover, Beautiful! Once you read the book, it goes hand in hand with the story. I can sit here in front of my computer all day and fan-girl all you want about this Epic story. You know me and how I get when I read a bo...more
Marie
Even before I read the book the cover had already blew me away .
It's flipping gorgeous.
I've been excited to read this since it was released. I was waiting for it to be released as an ebook but I soon got fed up of waiting. And you know what? I'm SO glad I purchased a hardback copy. That cover will fit in nicely with my collection and looking at it on my iPad would not have done it justice.
The whirlwind adventure that lies inside the covers did not disappoint either. It got stuck in and starte...more
Valeria Andrea
Mar 01, 2013 Valeria Andrea marked it as to-read
Shelves: english, youngadult
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Now you'll have that song stuck in the head all day long.
You're welcome.
Erica
Let the Sky Fall by Shannon Messenger has been a book I have been eagerly anticipating since I first heard about it. I mean, hello, sylphs? How much cooler can you get!? And with it, Shannon Messenger has really spun an intriguing tale all wrapped up in a forbidden romance and a plot that will take the world of fantasy by storm.

Let the Sky Fall is told in dual perspectives - which I was totally not expecting and I absolutely loved it. I loved hearing from both Audra and Vane, as they were both s...more
Stephanie • No BS Book Reviews
4.5 STARS!!



I loved this book! LOVE LOVE LOVED IT!

This is another book that I am kicking myself for not starting sooner. This book sucked me in right away. (The cover alone did that!) I'm want to keep this review short and sweet, cause I'm eager to just jump right into book 2. So here's a list of what I LOURVED:

1.) DUAL POV!
Omg, I am a sucker for dual POV. I especially love when it's from a both the hero and heroine's perspective. Vane and Audra made for a very entertaining read. I especially lov...more
Crystal
*sigh* I just don't even know where to begin. Let the Sky Fall was a book that I had really high hopes for. I jumped for joy when it landed in my hands and I couldn't wait to read it, unfortunately my expectations were not met and I am left with a weird feeling after finishing the book. It wasn't bad, but it wasn't good. The characters were okay, not great. The story was just off enough to make me question the whole thing. This book at least for me falls into that icky category labeled just meh...more
Elizabeth
Vane Weston is my new bookboyfriend, WELCOME TO MY HAREM!!!!!!!!!
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Vane&Audra are now part of my favorite OTP list.
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I love this sylph world, is very interesting and I want to Know more and I HAAAAAATTTEEE!!!!! Audra's Mom
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Untitled (Let the Sky Fall #2) Expected publication: 2014 Nooooooooooooooooooooooo
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Ta§chima Cullen
I don't think anyone has ever done so much with so little. Meaning this book runs on air man, it runs on air! Loved it, review to come.
Abida

This book was very cute and sweet. The cover of this book so beautiful and amazing. The book had a nice pace and great story line and plot. Plus the book had humor in it, so that by itself made me fall in love with this book. There were moments where I couldn't stop laughing at the corny jokes in this book.


I loved how the two main characters last named symbolized what part of the wind their from. Vane Weston is known for being the miracle child who survived from a hurricane attack that killed b

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Karen
This book was a total surprise for me! I had signed up to read an ARC through Around the World Tours and while I was excited to read it, it wasn't one of the ones I was dying to get my hands on. What a pleasant surprise to find that I couldn't put this book down. It totally blew me away... pun intended! :)

Let the Sky Fall introduces us to Vane, a teenage boy who survived a scary tornado that killed his parents. He can't remember anything about his past and childhood except one person--a beautifu...more
Tee loves Kyle Jacobson
First let me start by giving Around The World ARC Tours a HUGE thank you for allowing me to read this ARC. I have had my eyes on this ARC ever since they posted it on the website. The cover is so simple but eye catching it is of a guy holding a girl in a gust of wind. As you read the book you will see why the cover is so important because it gives us a visual of one of my favorite scenes.

Vane is your average teen who lives a very normal life, boring as he calls it but still he lives in the hotte...more
Lauren
Originally reviewed at Nose in a Book.

I read this book in about 6 hours. And I gave it 5 stars. Does that tell you something? Generally I'm a pretty fast reader and I read this at the beginning of a 2-day bender where I read 5 books - YIKES! Anyway, I've been anticipating this book for agessssss. Not only is the cover gorgeous, the premise is fantastic and Shannon Messenger is a total sweetheart. You guys should totally follow her on Twitter if you don't already. To the point, the combination of...more
Saniya(Will Herondale is mine)
Okay thats it! I have to tell you guys.
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer cover + Tempest cover + A few angle and color changes = This book's cover.
Dark Faerie Tales
Review courtesy of Dark Faerie Tales

Quick and Dirty: A girl has to prove that she isn’t a failure, while a guy is coming to grips with being a sylph and learning the girl of his dreams (literally) is real.

Opening Sentence: I’m lucky to be alive.

The Review:

Vane Weston has forgotten his entire younger years. After being pulled out of the rubble from a tornado at 8 years old, Vane is completely ignorant to the fact that he’s a sylph, someone who can communicate with the winds and convince them to...more
Alice Belikov  First lady Ivashkov
Rating 5 stars

Reaction: COME ON BOOK NUMBER 2!--This book is bound to sweep you off your feet!!!


I just can't hold it in so first I have to say I LOVE YOU VANE!!!! Vane is the kind of character that you just fall in love with from the beginning and just can't get enough of. I have fallen in love with him and I am now #TeamVane and is now a stalker fan of Shannon Messenger :)

The story starts with Vane, an orphan who survived a tornado ten years before that killed his family. He doesn't remember mu...more
Jen
Jun 02, 2012 Jen marked it as to-read
OMG this book sounds incredible.
Aimee
Actual rating is 2.5 stars, maybe?



I have a lot of mixed feelings about this book. I had no general reaction while reading. I didn't hate it, but I wasn't that interested while reading.

The story is told from two perspectives: Vane's and Audra's. They were both okay characters. There were times when Vane would come out as a funny (in a perverted way) character, but sometimes he got on my nerves. At first, I thought Audra was a pretty badass heroine (my favorite kind!) but somewhere in the middle...more
Rose
Note: I read this as a part of PulseIt's 31-day bookathon. And yes, I couldn't get Adele's "Skyfall" out of my head as I read this book. It was infectious.

Shannon Messenger's "Let the Sky Fall" pleasantly surprised me. Not in a way that I expected to be surprised. Granted, this book does not stray far from the typical "the chosen one" trope, but I'm surprised how humored and immersive this journey turned out to be. The story focuses between two perspectives: Vane, a boy who doesn't remember much...more
Savannah (Books With Bite)
WOAH! Where do I even begin? How about the awesome plot? Or the HOT guy? Or how about the forbidden love that changes everything?

Let me tell you that I was completely wrong about this book. At first glance, I thought it was another angel book. WRONG! Instead, I am lead into a whole new world that is engaging and dangerous. Full of deadly secrets and lost language, Ms. Messenger wrote a fantastic plot. I love it. It was non-stop action from start to finish, leaving me very little time to catch m...more
Brooke
*signs* Let the Sky Fall….

*cue fan girly-ness~


This book took me by total surprise. I mean, I knew it would be good…but I didn’t know it would be THIS EFFIN’ AMAZING! Like holy crap! I felt all the FEELS. The story was hilarious yet filled with somber undertones (umm?? Can you even use that to describe a storyline?! YES! YES, YOU CAN WITH THIS BOOK!) The romance was sexy and believable in an “OMG! JUST MAKE THE EFF OUT, ALREADY!” way. And the characters!? And just...the wind?! And like EVERYTHING...more
Seeing Double in Neverland
For Full Review go to http://seeingdoubleinneverland.blogsp...

5 out of 5 stars

I loved this book so much, this book stands apart from the rest!
Lindsay Cummings
such a fun book! I loved this one...really unique premise, love the conceot of windwalkers! and the writing style is lovely! plus a swoony romance. yes!
Riv
Mar 02, 2012 Riv marked it as to-read
Shelves: 1st-of-series
Mostly adding for the last line: "Let the Sky Fall is about two teenagers broken by their pasts, divided by their futures, and bound by love."
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Hi! I'm the author of the KEEPER OF THE LOST CITIES series and the LET THE SKY FALL series, both published by Simon & Schuster. I also eat lots of cupcakes, have an embarrassing number of cats, and spend way too much time on the internetz. You can find links to all the places you can cyberstalk me (in the NON creepy way, please) ;) at shannonmessenger.com.

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