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Skywatch

By: Steve Davala
Narrated by: Daniel Susco
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Summary

Always being connected to technology is nothing new for Daj, a young Maglan with dreams of flying. With constant access to vid streams, friends, legions of fans, and everything digital, there’s nothing else he needs. When he stumbles upon an anti-tech group, however, he begins to see the other side of a world controlled by technology.

©2021 Steve Davala (P)2021 Steve Davala

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"Breath."

Daniel Susco narrates this somewhat strange science fiction story set some fifty years after the alien attack had been defeated. Now, loaded with nannos, the population believes itself healthy, protected, and the old Skywatch has been disbanded, no longer deemed necessary and all but forgotten. One kid had only ever wanted to fly, look for his parents who were pilots before him; but wben his victorious demonstration is ruined by an apparently suiciding girl he finds that nothing is as it seemed.
With evolving character development and unexpected twists, this full on, constant action thriller is a great read once the confusion clears. Well performed throughout, each chapter is separated by a brief segment of music , the Skywatcher theme, by Haydon Saxton

My thanks to the rights holder of Skywatch, who, at my request, freely gifted me with a omplimentary copy via Audiobook Boom

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Skywatch, Skywatch, Skywatch.

At first i was sure that the story is about humans on a different planet then earth because their English slang was American with words like “ Over and out “ while talking from ship to ship and a few more American slangs or street words which the chance for aliens to get exactly the same are impossible.
Also the first half hour was a little confusing especially the four Arms which i was sure that two where built into the air glider till it didn’t make sense no more so i checked the truly beautiful picture on the front of the book to find out that Moglans are a race of aliens with four arms.
That when the magic of the author Steve Davala beautiful creation started working and i really got into the story which was truly written excellently.
Thirteen hours with only a couple of breaks means a lot here !!!
Beautiful story,
Easy to understand without solving complication headache science which many writers love to do ( complicate a story for no reason whats so ever ).
Truly nicely done !

Narration by: Daniel Susco was a perfect match for this creation, perfect voice with great effects when needed.

Without a doubt,
Recommended !

Oded Ostfeld.

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  • Adam Bogovich
  • 08-12-21

Traditional YA tropes in a fresh wrapping

In the beginning, you get a lot of the traditional tropes with a technological society that isn't quite what it seems, but it quickly becomes a bit more of a mystery. This is mainly because some of the supporting characters don't explain things fully, which pans out as you go through the story and slowly unfold the things that the race of Maglans have forgotten. I also appreciated that the normal romance sub-plots didn't take over the story like they do in a lot of other books.

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 24-10-21

Beautiful World

Disclaimer: This audiobook was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review. This has been a very enjoyable ride. The fusion of tech, a potential glimpse into the future, beautiful planets, magic and robots, this book gave me chills and brought about an array of emotions. It is wonderfully written, with characters that I came to grow and love dearly as the book progresses. Definitely will revisit this book in the future. Narration by Daniel Susco was done wonderfully. With little musical tracks at the start of every chapters, it sets a kind of mood that matches that of the book very well. the slight alteration of voice to sound robotic is a wonderful touch, I love it so much, and the way the different characters were read was enjoyable too, both male and female, especially without forcing of the female voice.

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  • Angelofmusic
  • 20-10-21

Oh so good!

I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

Steve Davala does it again!! I read his Soulkind series and was so thrilled to get this copy. He did not disappoint! A wonderful sci-fi dystopian. As I was listening to it I forgot how long the book actually is. Just when I thought the book was going to end soon I looked at my phone and saw I was only 1/4 of the way through the book! I was astonished as to how much Steve got into this amazing book! Highly recommend for those who love sci-fi and those who love dystopian.

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  • Willis Burns
  • 24-09-21

Good writing

As much as I enjoyed the writing and style of the book, the subject matter is a bit niche and a little forced. I would read something from this author again though. I think it’s just a case of “I have this idea…” and it isn’t something most people would be overly thrilled to read about.

Could also do without the music every chapter. A real heart-stopper when you listen to books to fall asleep and the music jars you awake. Less is more.