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Star Daughter

Category: Book
By (author): Thakrar, Shveta
Subject:  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Fantasy / Contemporary
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / General
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Religious / Hindu
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance / General
Audience: young adult
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: August 2020
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 448
Size: 8.25in x 5.50in x 1.37in
Our Price:
$ 21.99
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From The Publisher*

"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. 

Review Quote*"Take a journey to the heavenly courts in this luscious, shimmering fantasy, so dripping with beauty and imagination you'll want to eat it with a spoon."
Review Quote*"My favorite tales are the ones that sneakily draw you out of one world and slip you into the next. This is one of those. I emerged from Star Daughter dusted with constellations and wonder. Thakrar's imagination is a feast for the senses."
Review Quote*"Absolutely magical and captivatingly lyrical."
Review Quote*"Shveta Thakrar's prose is as beautiful as starlight."
Review Quote*"An enchanting story about love, family, finding your voice, and searching for home. Thakrar's sparkling command of language weaves magic on every page. This book is a joy, and will speak to anyone who yearns to belong."
Review Quote*"A magical debut full of wonder, wit, myths, and adventure. Reading Thakrar's words is like swimming through the most beautiful imagination-every page is a delight."
Review Quote*"A gorgeously written tale of magic and family, of finding and fighting for your place, Star Daughter has a heart that shines as brilliantly as its celestial court."
Review Quote*"Shveta Thakrar's writing shines as bright as any star."
Review Quote*"Luminously beautiful, with a mythic heart."