The Sky Above Us by Sarah Sundin is the second book in a new series by this fantastic author. Somehow I missed the first book in this series, but this book worked fine as a stand-alone.
Lt. Adler Paxton is a troubled Army pilot in the process of being stationed for D-day. Along the way, he meets Red Cross nurse/missionary wannabe Violet Lindstrom, and they learn what it means to put others first and serve well. (That sounds so cheesy LOL but I promise it’s a fantastic book!)
I love Sundin’s books because they seem so well-researched and detailed, and I feel like I’m learning history, being entertained, and learning spiritual lessons all at once. The characters were relatable, although I was internally screaming at them at a couple of points ;), and there were just some great lessons about forgiveness, redemption, and love taught throughout the story. Since it’s set in WWII and there are some adult themes, I would recommend this to older teenagers on up. I will definitely be looking up the first book in this series as well as looking forward to the next one!
Thank you to Revell publishers and Net Galley for providing me with an electronic copy of this book to read and review.
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