The stars we steal / by Alexa Donne.
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|Detroit Lakes Public Library||Y DON (Text)||33500013199732||New||Checked out||10/13/2020|
|Moorhead Public Library||Y DON (Text)||33500013199740||New||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781328948946
- ISBN: 1328948943
- Physical Description: pages cm
- Publisher: Boston ; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 
Princess Leonie Kolburg, aged nineteen and heir to a faded European spaceship, enters the engagement season hoping only to save her family from financial ruin, but is soon falling for her first, rejected love.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 December #1
Eighteen-year-old Leo claims the esteemed title of Princess, but she is only a princess in name. Her family is neck-deep in financial ruin, and the spaceship they own is rapidly falling apart. To save her family, her father is pressuring her to snag a rich young bachelor during a decadent courting season of opulent parties called the Valg. Leo, however, doesn't wish to marry for money and only grudgingly participates in the festivities. Her life is upended when the lower-class boy whom she once loved and whose proposal she rejected returns wealthy and more handsome than ever. Amidst the rampant lies and deceit of her high-society world, Leo falls for Elliot again, despite the risk of being left with a broken heart this time around. While the plot is simplistic in nature, Donne's complex characters, who are deeply flawed and human, more than make up for it. Similar in spirit to Brightly Burning (2018), which staged Jane Eyre in space, this novel takes its cues loosely from Jane Austen's Persuasion with shimmering success. Grades 8-12. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.
Alexa Donne is a Ravenclaw who wears many hats, including teen mentor, college admissions essay advisor, fan convention organizer, YouTuber, and podcaster. When she&;s not writing science fiction and fantasy for teens, Alexa works in international television marketing. A proud Boston University Terrier, she lives in Los Angeles with two fluffy ginger cats named after YA literature characters.
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