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The Tower of Blue
For his entire life, Arnold Blue has been kept sheltered from the world around him. He has no hobbies, no friends and isn't particularly close with his family. Instead, he spends most of his time daydreaming of being someone else, a person brave enough to make new friends, try new things, or even approach girls. All of his shortcomings will be rendered meaningless however, ...more
Published January 4th 2019 by BookBaby
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I really enjoyed The Tower of Blue. In this book, Arnold is a young boy who is very much alone and against the world. He journeys through fantastical lands in the hope of finding something better and to leave his past behind. In his search for happiness, he encounters strange creatures and places that test his character, his decisions, and his dependency on the Tower - a makeshift cart that carries all his families' possessions. It's a story about abandonment, betrayal, regret, and bravery. A st ...more
Thoroughly enjoyed reading this! Most books I find don’t leave anything up to the reader’s imagination, so I really appreciated that The Tower of Blue allows you to figure things out and draw your own theories. Nothing felt obvious or forced throughout the story and the main character is someone that absolutely everyone could relate to in one way or another. Overall, would recommend this to anyone - an excellent read 🙂