Under Different Stars
All she wants is a home, but can she find one...UNDER DIFFERENT STARS Kricket Hollowell is normally not one to wish upon stars; she believes they’re rarely in her favor. Well versed at dodging caseworkers from Chicago’s foster care system, the past few years on her own have made Kricket an... show more
All she wants is a home, but can she find one...UNDER DIFFERENT STARS
Kricket Hollowell is normally not one to wish upon stars; she believes they’re rarely in her favor. Well versed at dodging caseworkers from Chicago’s foster care system, the past few years on her own have made Kricket an expert at the art of survival and blending in. With her 18th birthday fast approaching, she dreams of the day when she can stop running and find what her heart needs most: a home.
Trey Allairis hates Earth and doubts that anyone from his world can thrive here. What he’s learning of Kricket and her existence away from her true home only confirms his theory. But, when he and Kricket lie together under the stars of Ethar, counting them all may be easier than letting her go.
Kyon Ensin’s secrets number the stars; he knows more about Kricket's gifts than anyone and plans to possess her because of them. He also knows she’s more valuable than any fire in the night sky. He’ll move the heavens and align them all in order to make her his own.
When everything in their world can be broken, will Kricket rely upon love to save her under different stars?
Publish date: December 19th 2013
Publisher: Amy A. Bartol
Pages no: 297
Edition language: English
Series: Kricket (#1)
I received a copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.*Disclaimer: Spoiler-ish of first chapter only*At the very beginning of the book, the main character, Kricket, reveals that she was in foster care and is taking precautions to avoid DCS until her 18th bi...
A fun little YA fantasy romance. Reminds me of Flash Gordon with its silly fantasy world that is different when the author wants to highlight the differences, otherwise similar in every conceivable way. I enjoyed Kricket, the main character - strong, stubborn, intelligent. Too bad that whole thing i...
4 stars *E-arc provided by Netgalley I've read a couple of really brutal reviews of this book. So I was hesitant to read it but I am really glad I did. Once I started it I was hard put to sit it down. I finished it in just a few hours.- Yes, it has a few standard YA cliche's - Yes, the MC can ...
Now I'm going to go read everything Amy A Bartol has ever written.
What kind of name is Kricket anyway? I'll try not to get too annoyed but she's a very annoying character and more importantly. She's a special snowflake. Having lived always on the run from social services in Chicago, Kricket does get herself chased and later kidnapped by what seems to be two diff...
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