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Chasing the Valley : Chasing the Valley Series : Book 1 - Skye Melki-Wegner

Chasing the Valley

Chasing the Valley Series : Book 1

Paperback

Published: 1st July 2013
For Ages: 11+ years old
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Escape is impossible. Escape is their only hope.

Set in a land where magic can be terrifying, Chasing the Valley combines the friendship and camaraderie of Ranger's Apprentice with the hardship and survival of The Hunger Games - with spectacular results.

Danika is used to struggling for survival. But when the tyrannous king launches an attack to punish her city - echoing the alchemy bombs that killed Danika's family - she risks her life in a daring escape over the city's walls. Danika joins a crew of desperate refugees who seek Magnetic Valley, a legendary safe haven. But when she accidentally destroys a palace biplane, suddenly Danika Glynn becomes the most wanted fugitive in Taladia.

Pursued by the king's vicious hunters and betrayed by false allies, Danika also grapples with her burgeoning magical abilities. And when she meets the mysterious Lukas, she must balance her feelings against her crew's safety. Chasing the Valley is the first book in an epic trilogy of magic, treachery and survival.

About the Author

Skye Melki-Wegner is an Arts/ Law student from Melbourne. She has worked as a saleswoman, an English tutor and a popcorn-wrangler (at a cinema). In her spare time, she devours a ridiculous amount of caffeine and fantasy literature. Chasing the Valley is her first book.

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5.0

My new fave book series!

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from Melbourne, AU

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Engaging characters
  • Informative
  • Page-Turner
  • Un-put-down-able
  • Well Written

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyone Older Than 11
    • Gift
    • Older Readers
    • Travel Reading

    Comments about Chasing the Valley:

    I could read this book over and over again, and it would still be interesting! Great plot, great characters and I love the genre. I'd say it's a teen fantasy, a survival story with a bit of romance and comedy.

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    "an absorbing page-turner"--Booklist / Booklist Online, 11/25/2015

    ISBN: 9781742759548
    ISBN-10: 1742759548
    Series: Chasing the Valley
    Audience: Children
    For Ages: 11+ years old
    For Grades: 4 - 7
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 416
    Published: 1st July 2013
    Publisher: Random House Australia
    Country of Publication: AU
    Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 14.1  x 2.7
    Weight (kg): 0.29
    Edition Number: 1