Trix can deal with being an orphan charity case at a snotty boarding school. She can hold her own when everyone else tells her not to dream big dreams. She can even fight back against the mysterious stranger in a silver mask who tries to steal the meteorite her parents trusted her to protect.But... show more
Trix can deal with being an orphan charity case at a snotty boarding school. She can hold her own when everyone else tells her not to dream big dreams. She can even fight back against the mysterious stranger in a silver mask who tries to steal the meteorite her parents trusted her to protect.But her life is about to change forever. The Circus Galacticus has come to town, bringing acts to amaze, delight, and terrify. And now the dazzling but enigmatic young Ringmaster has offered Trix the chance to be a part of it.Soon Trix discovers an entire universe full of deadly enemies and potential friends, not to mention space leeches, ancient alien artifacts, and exploding chocolate desserts. And she just might unravel the secrets of her own past if she can survive long enough.
Publish date: November 15th 2011
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
How many unhappy children have longed to run away to the circus? And who can resist a spaceship which is a circus tent?Trix self-sabotages. Her longing to perform, to excel, is constantly in conflict with her very need to prove herself, and a temper which all-too-often leaves good sense behind. R...
Let's start with the good. This story about a girl from Earth running away with an intergalactic circus is a fun, quick read. the characters are varied and interesting, the Big Top herself is really interesting and I want to know more, and I think it tries to have a nice message at its heart about h...
Actually just under 3 stars - I rounded up.Review can be found here:http://www.amazon.com/review/R3MCLTYM69FSMV/ref=cm_cr_rdp_perm[Received an advance reader's copy to review for Amazon Vine.]
This is a story about the universal desire to be special and have a place in the world. Trix's parents told her she was special. But after their deaths she found herself a charity student at a snobby boarding school and her "special" translated into "freak" in that environment. She is unhappy and ha...
First Impression:An intriguing cover. Adventure. A circus. The book seemed to have more than enough to get me interested.While Reading:Growing up, Trix was always told that she was special. But after a devasting accident killed her parents, it is hard for Trix to believe that she is special anymore....