" . . . an uplifting tale, augmented by Chute's memorable artwork . . . A worthy end to an inspired, remarkable series."
"At its core, the novel conveys that though life's darkest moments may seem utterly unconquerable, finding a path through them always leads to an overwhelming brightness that surpasses all . . . a must-read for anyone needing inspiration and healing during seemingly insurmountable times of grief, loss, and devastation."
--US Review of Books
"Inside the Sun
is the finale to author Alexis Marie Chute's The 8th Island Trilogy. A deftly crafted novel showcasing her expertise and skills as a narrative driven novelist, Inside the Sun
will prove to be an immediate and enduringly popular addition to school and community library YA Fiction collections."
--Midwest Book Review Praise for Above the Star, Book One in The 8th Island Trilogy:
"A Wrinkle in Time
meets The Princess Bride
. . ."
--Lee Lee Thompson, The Perpetual You magazine
"Will hold you spellbound until the last page."
--Readers' Favorite Praise for Below the Moon, Book Two in The 8th Island Trilogy:
"This book will delight lovers of Neil Gaiman."
--Andrea Jarrell, author of I'm the One Who Got Away: A Memoir
"If you have any love for the fantasy-adventure genre, you need to be reading this series."
--Conor McCreery, author of Kill Shakespeare