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Eyes Like Stars - Lisa Mantchev
Eyes Like Stars
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All her world’s a stage. Bertie Shakespeare Smith is not an actress, yet she lives in a theater.She’s not an orphan, but she has no parents.She knows every part, but she has no lines of her own.That is, until now. Enter Stage Right  NATE. Dashing pirate. Will do anything to protect Bertie.... show more
All her world’s a stage. Bertie Shakespeare Smith is not an actress, yet she lives in a theater.She’s not an orphan, but she has no parents.She knows every part, but she has no lines of her own.That is, until now. Enter Stage Right  NATE. Dashing pirate. Will do anything to protect Bertie.  COBWEB, MOTH, MUSTARD SEED, and PEASEBLOSSOM. Four tiny and incredibly annoying fairies. BERTIE’S sidekicks.  ARIEL. Seductive air spirit and Bertie’s weakness. The symbol of impending doom. BERTIE. Our heroine.  Welcome to the Théâtre Illuminata, where the actors of every play ever written can be found behind the curtain. They were born to play their parts, and are bound to the Théâtre by The Book—an ancient and magical tome of scripts. Bertie is not one of them, but they are her family—and she is about to lose them all and the only home she has ever known. Lisa Mantchev has written a debut novel that is dramatic, romantic, and witty, with an irresistible and irreverent cast of characters who are sure to enchant the audience.  Open Curtain
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780312380960 (0312380968)
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Series: Théâtre Illuminata (#1)
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About Happy Books
About Happy Books rated it
3.0 #6 In 2016: Eyes Like Stars - Lisa Mantchev
The first book in the Théâtre Illuminata trilogyyoung adult fantasyset in a special magical theatrewhere characters from all plays ever written livetheir home is in dangerthey have to fight for itthere is a human girland there are fairiesfor once they didn't bother methe book is heavy on dialoguesth...
sunsetxcocktail
sunsetxcocktail rated it
3.5 Review: Eyes Like Stars
What a delightfully whimsical book! This is another book I've had on my shelves for ages and never got around to reading. And I'm glad I did because its light and fun and immensely enjoyable. Set in a magical theater which features all the characters from every play ever written, you're plunged in...
YA Anonymous
YA Anonymous rated it
What a whimsical and delightful tale. A Theatre, where Beatrice lives. All the players of all the plays are a reality. Mischief prevails where Beatrice is concerned. Her origins a mystery, growing up in the theatre, trouble folllowed Beatrice around every corner. Until the day she pushes managemen...
Crystal Starr Light, Raging Snarky Stormtrooper Pony
Crystal Starr Light, Raging Snarky Stormtrooper Pony rated it
2.5 Seriously, how many YA books like this are out there? A Bajillion?
Bullet Review:Book 1 of the Great Culling of the Summer of 2014.DNF at page 48. Skimmed the rest.Mary Sue is Speshul and Unique and Rebellious and googoo eyed for two boys - do we really need a plot beyond that?The coolest part was how the plays came to life, but beyond that BEEN THERE DONE THAT DID...
melsbookshelf
melsbookshelf rated it
5.0 Eyes Like Stars: Theatre Illuminata, Act I
Like many of you, I have read many raving reviews for Eyes Like Stars, and all I can say is that they are all absolutely true. I could probably go fangirl on you all in this review, but I will strive to maintain control over myself as I type. I loved this book; adored it, even. It is easily one of m...
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