[the SYLO Chronicles]

Book - 2014
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After a harrowing escape from Pemberwick Island, Tucker Pierce and his surviving friends - Tori, Kent, and Olivia - have finally reached the mainland, only to find that no one is left. That's not their only sickening discovery. Moments before they are attacked by another of the mysterious black planes, they investigate one's wreck and are horrified to find that it bears the logo of the U.S. Air Force. This can only mean one thing- the United States is at war with itself - the deadly technology of the Air Force against the brute force of the Navy's SYLO unit, which still holds Pemberwick Island and its residents captive. Tucker must lead his friends to safety, but his head is spinning. How can the Air Force be perpetuating such genocide against not only its own citizens, but the world? What is SYLO's role in this, and why did Tucker's parents betray him by allying with SYLO, whose commander, Captain Granger, killed Tori's father at point-blank range? And what did his mother mean when she told him to trust no one? Tucker, Tori, and friends set off cross-country on a quest for answers and, for Tucker, vengeance. But as one highway gives way to the next - and one death-defying escape precedes another - Tucker soon realizes that 'trust no one' doesn't just mean the U.S. military. The exhilarating, action-packed sequel to SYLO 'This action-filled, end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it adventure . . . should leave teen readers clamoring for the next installment.' Voya *'Absolutely un-put-down-able, more exciting than an Xbox and a roller coaster combined. ' Kirkus , starred review 'If you're a fan of The Maze Runner and Alex Rider, you might want to pick up SYLO . . . . A fast-paced read and a huge cliff-hanger.' 'With this extremely high-octane story that's the equivalent to a summer movie blockbuster, MacHale kicks off an apocalyptic trilogy sure to leave readers demanding the next installment.' Booklist 'An entertaining and creepy tale.' Publishers Weekly 'MacHale pens some terrific and unique action scenes . . . . Will leave readers hungry for the next installment.' School Library Journal 'A relentlessly fast-paced, intriguing, expertly-written tale that leaves you breathless and satisfied, yet wanting more. Highly recommended.' James Dashner, New York Times bestselling author of the Maze Runner series
Publisher: New York, : Razorbill, c2014.
ISBN: 9781595146670
Branch Call Number: YA MACH
Characteristics: 481 p. ; 22 cm.


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blue_hawk_1181 Jan 09, 2016

The series was good but it took too long to reveal the events.

May 20, 2015

I love the Sylo series! Although I didn't really like the love triangle kind of thing, it made me keep reading for hours.

Mar 27, 2015

Exciting series about the future of the world. Are 14 year olds really this brave?

Oct 15, 2014

A slightly better read than the first one.

Aug 12, 2014

I wish there was a audio book version of this book at the library.

Apr 18, 2014

Storm - Sylo Chronicles (Trilogy) – Book 2 by D. J. MacHale does not disappoint; highly recommended to teenage readers as it compliments book 1, ‘Sylo’ (2013) very nicely. This book and series is of the same quality as D. J. MacHale’s 10-book Pendragon Series starting with ‘The Merchant of Death.’ Also to my contemporaries: read and enjoy: a great new book by Chris Bradford, ‘Hostage’ – Bodyguard Series; John Flanagan’s now 12-book Ranger’s Apprentice Series starting with ‘The Ruins of Gorlan’ – amazing!; Christopher Paolini’s 4-book Inheritance Series starting with ‘Eragon’ - simply awesome!; or Brandon Mull’s 5-book Fablehaven Series starting with ‘Fablehaven’ – tremendous!; you will not be disappointed. Doctor-at-Bass! Taylor A.

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