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Corwin Medisto is turning 16 and becoming a man, but that’s the furthest thing from his mind. He and his twin sister Taylee have discovered an ancient relic fueled by dark magic that has a mysterious link to their long dead mother. Worse yet, they’ve accidentally activated it.

Desperate to learn the truth of its origins and to break free of its curse, the twins leave home
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Kindle Edition, 369 pages
Published June 1st 2016
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Vishnu Chevli
Apr 16, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: ebooks, english
I have read "Magicians' Workshop" by J. R. Fehr and liked it much. He has mastery over dystopian cum fantasy world. He creates a fantastical concept that can give a good reading experience.

Skyblind is the story of Anancia. A country which was ruled by God Syrris and his caretakers who were known as Elders. Corwin and Taylee were siblings living with their uncle Jael in outskirts. Things were normal and filled with hard work. They were okay with life. But on their 16th birthday, they received a r
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Dianne
Can we ever have enough great children’s fantasy reading? Enter J.R. Fehr’s world filled with adventure, a quest and magic, lots of magic. SKYBLIND will spark the imaginations of younger readers as well as adults as twins Corwin and Taylee accidentally activate an ancient relic with a connection to their long dead mother. The world they become part of is filled with deceit, treachery and greed, as they become determined to discover what this relic means and what powers it possesses. How could th ...more
Namrata Ganti
Mar 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wow. First off, I absolutely loved this story. Think in terms of a cross between the world Harry Potter and The Lord of The Rings and you have a wonderful new world with an exciting plot.

The story follows the journey of Corwin and his twin sister Taylee. They accidentally activate an old relic that was somehow connected to their mother. When they go in search of their uncle for help, they are caught up in a web of deception and greed. They follow the path and end up at face to face with the god
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Thomas Pujol
Apr 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
There are many things to enjoy about this author’s debut offering, but the highlights are plot and character. Those more attentive to the art of creating characters will be delighted by the depth and sincerity of the characters in this story, and find them relating to the well depicted aches and joys of the universal human experience. Those not as picky will simply come to love one or more of the characters, depending of course, of the character of the reader.
As is mentioned in other reviews, th
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Jared
Mar 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Adventure, Intrigue and Magic? I'm All In.

Fantastic book, full of adventure, intrigue and magic. Such relatable characters that draw you in and connect you with this story of wonder and excitement.
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Everett Ranni
Jun 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Skyblind is a brilliant adventure story that will capture the imagination of young readers, and even awaken childlike feelings of mystery and discovery in us older ones. With a bold, fast-moving storyline, and plenty of twists along the way, J.R. Fehr has created a world worthy of an expanded universe that stays with you long after you’ve put the book down.
Mike Mason
Mar 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Skyblind is everything you could wish for in a great story: captivating characters, fast-paced plot, and a fully realized fantasy world with magic, mystery, romance, and swashbuckling action. But there’s something more here, too: a transcendent quality. This tale is shot through with glimmers of ravishing, otherworldly light.
Sabrina Lucotti
Apr 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
‘Skyblind’ is exciting from beginning to end. The author creates such relatable and lovable characters in the Medisto siblings, relaying their journey through old and new lands and their plight between right and wrong. They, along with the other characters, are forced to question everything they’ve ever known and given the opportunity to rewrite history. Theirs is the story of humanity itself, a search for love, identity and absolute truth in the midst of deception and the toughest of trials.
Chris
Jun 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I love J. R. Fehr's great attention to world-building. He seems constantly aware of the deeper messages his work may convey. Really enjoyed the universe of Skyblind and would love to spend more time exploring it one day. Here's to a sequel! ...more
Jolie Lau
Jul 04, 2016 rated it really liked it
Skyblind was a captivating book with an engaging plot. I thoroughly enjoyed reading the book, and finished it within a day. The fast-paced story was very complex, yet easy to read. The book portrayed a fearful future where humans recoil to feudalism after the downfall of civilization from greed. The ending was thought provoking and suggested the possibility of many more out there. This enthralling adventure kindled the innocence of love between family and friends, and created a magical realm for ...more
Charles Manty
Jun 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Skyblind is everything a young adults novel should be: fasted paced, relatable characters, unexpected plot twists.
A throughly engaging novel - I couldn't help but have it consume all my free time.
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Sam
Mar 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Finally a book by someone who understands young adults! I don't get much time to read anymore, but this is such a page turner and I loved it. The girl character, Taylee, is so much like my best friend it is hilarious! I am in my last year of high school and this book really helped me through some personal stuff. Great message in the end too. Highly recommended! ...more
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May 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book is a wonderful, fantastical, and whimsical adventure that grips readers from the begging and begs to be read. Hard to put down and easy to get enveloped in the story.
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When J.R. Fehr popped out of the womb, he knew there was more to the world than the four boring hospital walls that he was seeing. “Zango!” his newborn mind exclaimed as he saw people appear and disappear through a mysterious portal in the wall. As a child he found life wowtazzling, but as he grew older the cold water of reality hit him, and the magic he once knew vanished. After spending some wet ...more

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