Star Daughter

    • 4.2 • 10 Ratings
    • $9.99
    • $9.99

Publisher Description

*Chosen as a 2020 Kids’ Indie Next pick * A Locus Reading List recommendation * An Andre Norton Nebula Award Finalist*

“Shveta Thakrar's prose is as beautiful as starlight.”—New York Times bestselling author Holly Black

This gorgeously imagined YA debut blends shades of Neil Gaiman’s Stardust and a breathtaking landscape of Hindu mythology into a radiant contemporary fantasy.

The daughter of a star and a mortal, Sheetal is used to keeping secrets. Pretending to be “normal.” But when an accidental flare of her starfire puts her human father in the hospital, Sheetal needs a full star’s help to heal him. A star like her mother, who returned to the sky long ago.

Sheetal’s quest to save her father will take her to a celestial court of shining wonders and dark shadows, where she must take the stage as her family’s champion in a competition to decide the next ruling house of the heavens—and win, or risk never returning to Earth at all.

Brimming with celestial intrigue, this sparkling YA debut is perfect for fans of Roshani Chokshi and Laini Taylor. 

GENRE
Young Adult
RELEASED
2020
August 11
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
464
Pages
PUBLISHER
HarperTeen
SELLER
HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
SIZE
3.8
MB
AUDIENCE
Eighth Grade

Customer Reviews

mikemjohnson86 ,

This was so good

I wanted to try something different and I’m glad I stumbled across this greatness. This a fantasy unlike in anything Ive read. The build up to the end, the exploration of a young gif in a coming of age story forced to make a decision that could change her life because of the blood that runs thought her veins.

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