September 30, 2018

#BookReview: Star-Crossed by @pintipdunn #Starcrossed #NetGalley @EntangledTeen

About the Book:

Only one can survive...

In a world where nutrition can be transferred via a pill, and society is split into Eaters and Non-Eaters, seventeen-year-old Princess Vela has a grave dilemma. 

Her father, the king, is dying, and only a transplant of organs from a healthy Non-Eater boy will save him.

Vela is tasked with choosing a boy fit to die for the king, which is impossible enough. 

But then Carr, the boy she's loved all her life, emerges as the best candidate in the Bittersweet Trials. 

And he's determined to win, because by doing so, he can save the life of his Non-Eater sister.

Refusing to accept losing the boy she loves, Vela bends the rules and cheats. But when someone begins to sabotage the Trials, Vela must reevaluate her own integrity―and learn the true sacrifice of becoming a ruler.

About the Author: Pintip Dunn is a New York Times bestselling author of young adult fiction. She graduated from Harvard University, magna cum laude, with an A.B., and received her J.D. at Yale Law School. 

Her novel FORGET TOMORROW won the 2016 RWA RITA® for Best First Book, and SEIZE TODAY won the 2018 RITA for Best Young Adult Romance. Her books have been translated into four languages, and they have been nominated for the following awards: the Grand Prix del'Imaginaire; the Japanese Sakura Medal; the MASL Truman Award; the TomeSociety It list; and the Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award. 

Reviewed By: Jessica P. 
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Recommended Age: Young Adult 
Genre: Scifi
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My Review: This book was so good! I am so excited that I got the chance to read this one. This one was full of world-building and some really great sci-fi! 

The story was very thought-provoking as well as new. I don't think that I have read anything quite like this story.  The characters were all fully formed and well I really love how their politics worked.  As well as the two trying to become the next ruler.  I really want to know what this author does with their next title. I have loved a few of her books and can not wait to get my hands on a finished copy of this one. 

Do I Recommend this book? If your looking for a new sci-fi story check this out! 

Go Into This One Knowing: No love triangles or insta-love, Scifi awesome! 

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