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Starcrossed

Bunce, Elizabeth C. (Book - 2010 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Starcrossed


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In a kingdom dominated by religious intolerance, sixteen-year-old Digger, a street thief, has always avoided attention, but when she learns that her friends are plotting against the throne she must decide whether to join them or turn them in.
Authors: Bunce, Elizabeth C.
Title: Starcrossed
Publisher: New York :, Arthur A. Levine Books,, 2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 359 p. ;,22 cm.
Summary: In a kingdom dominated by religious intolerance, sixteen-year-old Digger, a street thief, has always avoided attention, but when she learns that her friends are plotting against the throne she must decide whether to join them or turn them in.
Local Note: Core Youth.
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ISBN: 9780545136051
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Report This Jul 06, 2013
  • DanceFiddler rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

An entertaining tale set in a fictional country ruled by an uber-religious autocrat. A professional thief falls in with a family of rebels and ends up unravelling secrets, against the backdrop of the ever-present Inquisition. The book was hard to get into, but I finally started to enjoy it over half-through. One thing I really liked was that Celyn, the main character, doesn’t quite fit the stereotypical “guttersnipe” mold, which gets old when every author uses it. Worth getting the sequel, I think.

Report This Aug 15, 2012
  • 21288004439101 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This is EXACTLY the type of book I love, the setting, plot and characters really had me hooked. Certainly different but I think it kind of is like a Hilari Bell meets Tamora Pierce. I espssialy ( -I know I spelled that word wrong) liked the plot!

Report This Jul 12, 2012
  • Cap_YL rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Took me a while to get into it because I was too busy to read, but once I picked it up and really started in I couldn't put it down!!!

Report This Nov 26, 2011
  • ancab rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I loved this book as in when it finished I was like "no don't finish I don't want you to finish". Can't wait until the next book.

Report This Nov 21, 2011
  • mdcordeniz rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Poison Study meets Tamora Pierce meets Robin McKinley. A great pick for fans of fantasy, adventure, and strong female characters. Fabulous!

Report This Mar 07, 2011
  • Lishism rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Loved this book--great characters, strong historical fantasy. What a fantastic world--I can't wait for the next one and I'm going to check out her first book.

Report This Mar 01, 2011
  • isingalto rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Elizabeth Bunce doesn't shove a SASSY GIRL POWER YOU MUST LOVE HER lead in your face that makes you roll your eyes. She manages to write a female lead who is strong yet flawed and who naturally grows on you. I look forward to the sequel. Good for fans of Tamora Pierce.

Report This Nov 23, 2010
  • teenlibrz rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Equally as good as Curse Dark as Gold, but the beginning of a new series. I can hardly wait for the next book!

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