Ashfall Legacy

Written by Pittacus Lore

Half -alien/half-human, Syd Chambers has been hiding on Earth to get away from a secret government agency. When humans start to be affected by a disease called the Wasting, Syd sets out to find his father. He decides to follow his father’s trail with a device that was left behind. He encounters his uncle, who takes him to a military space school. He soon discovers that his father might have found a cure that relates back to a vanished race of warlords. Torn between saving Earth and finding his dad, Syd finds himself swept into an intergalactic conflict filled with space monsters, Syd being called a “mutt”, and a magic ring. Will Syd succeed in finding his dad and the cure?

This action-packed science fiction adventure will appeal to fans of Pittacus Lore. The characters are well-fleshed out and give a superhero vibe to the story. Readers who like fantasy, science fiction, adventure, and mystery will want to pick this one up.

Reviewed by Jessica Moody, Library Technology Coach, Olympus Jr. High
Review shared in 07/27/2022
Rating: ★★★★½ (4.5 stars)
Interest Level: Grades 7-12

Ashfall Legacy
Written by Pittacus Lore
Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
422 pages
Release Date: August 17, 2021
ISBN: 9780062845368 (hardcover) / 9780062845375 (paperback)
A review copy was provided by the publisher.

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