Book Review: The Dazzling Heights by Katharine McGee

Lust was so delightfully uncomplicated and straightforward

After starting The Thousandth Floor I needed to finish the series in front of me and so I read on. I did feel disappointed by The Dazzling Heights because it just kept going at the same level as The Thousandth Floor left me off and I had hoped it was more elevated.

Book Review: The Dazzling Heights by Katharine McGee


Title & Author: The Dazzling Heights by Katharine McGee
Genre: Dystopia, Mystery
Release date: August 29 2017
Series: The Thousandth Floor
Publisher: HarperCollins


All that glitters is not gold.

New York City, 2118. Manhattan is home to a thousand-story supertower, a breathtaking marvel that touches the sky. But amid high-tech luxury and futuristic glamour, five teenagers are keeping dangerous secrets…

Leda is haunted by memories of what happened on the worst night of her life. She’ll do anything to make sure the truth stays hidden—even if it means trusting her enemy.

Watt just wants to put everything behind him…until Leda forces him to start hacking again. Will he do what it takes to be free of her for good?

When Rylin wins a scholarship to an upper-floor school, her life transforms overnight. But being there also means seeing the boy whose heart she broke, and who broke hers in return.

Avery is tormented by her love for the one person in the world she can never have. She’s desperate to be with him… no matter the cost.

And then there’s Calliope, the mysterious, bohemian beauty who arrives in New York determined to cause a stir. And she knows exactly where to begin.

But unbeknownst to them all, someone is watching their every move, someone with revenge in mind. After all, in a world of such dazzling heights, just one wrong step can mean a devastating fall.

I give The Dazzling Heights by Katharine McGee three out of five hearts because it wasn’t much better than the previous book and I wished so much more from this series.

Leda is her usual self, forcing everyone to keep in front of them what happened that one night, using drugs to keep herself afloat. I still don’t understand half of the reasons why these books have so many POVs and main characters and then Katharine introduces another character, Calliope. Calliope is even more confusing because she uses different names to scam people. It didn’t help with my confusion.

Overall I think this series has a lot of potential, but it doesn’t come out right. I did keep me on the edge of my seat to see what is going to happen, so I will read The Towering Sky too.

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