Spinning Starlight

Spinning Starlight Sixteen Year Old Heiress And Paparazzi Darling Liddi Jantzen Hates The Spotlight But As The Only Daughter In The Most Powerful Tech Family In The Galaxy, It S Hard To Escape It So When A Group Of Men Shows Up At Her House Uninvited, She Assumes It S Just The Usual Media Grubs That Is, Until Shots Are Fired Liddi Escapes, Only To Be Pulled Into An Interplanetary Conspiracy Complex Than She Ever Could Have Imagined Her Older Brothers Have Been Caught As Well, Trapped In The Conduits Between The Planets And When Their Captor Implants A Device In Liddi S Vocal Cords To Monitor Her Speech, Their Lives Are In Her Hands One Word, And Her Brothers Are Dead Desperate To Save Her Family From A Desolate Future, Liddi Travels To Another World, Where She Meets The One Person Who Might Have The Skills To Help Her Bring Her Eight Brothers Home A Handsome Dignitary Named Tiav But Without Her Voice, Liddi Must Use Every Bit Of Her Strength And Wit To Convince Tiav That Her Mission Is True With The Tenuous Balance Of The Planets Deeply Intertwined With Her Brothers Survival, Just How Much Is Liddi Willing To Sacrifice To Bring Them Back Haunting And Mesmerizing, This Retelling Of Hans Christian Andersen S The Wild Swans Fuses All The Heart Of The Classic Tale With A Stunning, Imaginative World In Which A Star Crossed Family Fights For Its Very Survival. I am honestly quite conflicted with this book.While I appreciated this was a retelling of an under the radar fairy tale come on, we have had enough of Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Little Mermaid retellings , this book left me feeling a little underwhelmed I kind of expected a lot because even though I had some problems with Stitching Snow, the author does know how to write a story With a cover like that, with a premise like that oh em gee, eight older brothers Sign me up, s il te pla I am honestly quite conflicted with this book.While I appreciated this was a retelling of an under the radar fairy tale come on, we have had enough of Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Little Mermaid retellings , this book left me feeling a little underwhelmed I kind of expected a lot because even though I had some problems with Stitching Snow, the author does know how to write a story With a cover like that, with a premise like that oh em gee, eight older brothers Sign me up, s il te pla t , surely after a year, and with a writer like R.C Lewis, surely this book will knock other retellings out of the water Unfortunately, instead of feeling enad with it, I just feel a bit def
Some information on this book for interested readers This is a companion to Stitching Snow in the sense of being a sci fi retelling of a fairy tale and having a similar feel It is not, however, set in the same world, no character crossover, etc
. Down to the brunt of it I love this book The characters are great All of them have their own faults, which is expected What really brings everyone together in this book though, is trust And I think thats amazing considering all the circumstances Spinning Starlight had me feeling so many things at once I want to buy this book so badly, haha Thats how much I love this book I could read Spinning Starlight over and
I was intrigued by the synopsis and even though I wasn t familiar with the fairy tale, it was enough for me to download I liked Liddi well enough The situation she s put in was interesting and I liked seeing how she worked through the obstacles Her relationship with her brothers and parents is set up in brief, 3rd person flashbacks and I found those pieces mostly disruptive to the flow of the story My main complaint was all of the science sp
I read and loved Stitching Snow a sci fi retelling of Snow White, also by R.C Lewis last year, so I was instantly on board when I found out about Spinning Starlight, a companion novel and a retelling of the Wild Swans Six Swans no less As it happens, this fairytale has a special place in my heart due to the fact that my favorite book of all time is also a Six Swans retelling Daughter of the Forest , but in no way my opinion of Spinning Starlight was influenced by this, nor did I read it to I read and loved Stitching Snow a sci fi retelling of Snow White, also by R.C Lewis last year, so I was instantly on board when I found out about Spi
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This review will also be posted on both of my blogs received this arc via Netgalley and Disney Hyperion in exchange for an honest review Spinning Starlight had an interesting premise which is why I requested it from Netga
I received a free digital copy from the author publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest feedback.Liddi lives on a planet where technology is the be all and end all She also happens to be the heiress of the biggest tech company on the planet and is the youngest sister to eight brothers When Liddi is almost kidnapped by a group of mercenaries and brothers mysteriously disappear, Liddi knows something is up As she attempts to figure it out, she ends up discovering something amazing and I received a free digital copy from the author publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest feedback.Liddi lives on a planet where technology is the be all and end all She also happens to be the heiress of the biggest tech company on the planet and is the youngest sister to eight brothers When Liddi is almost kidnapped by a group of mercenaries and brothers mysteriously disappear, Liddi knows something is up As she attempts to figure it out, she ends up discovering something amazing and ending up on an unknown neighbouring planet Without the use
R.C Lewis won me over last year with Stitching Snow so when I heard she was writing another book, it immediately went on my to read list Spinning Starlight is based on a Hans Christian Andersen classic, The Wild Swans and I admit, I don t really know anything about that tale Despite that, I found this retelling to be quite entertaining.This story introduces us to Liddi Jantzen who is the daughter of the most powerful tech family in the galaxy She has been surrounded by her family and a load R.C Lewis won me over last year with Stitching Snow so when I heard she was writing another book, it immediately went on my to read list Spinning Starlight is based on a Hans Christian Andersen classic, The Wild Swans a
3 3.5 starsI think Stitching Snow is one of last year s most underrated books, so I had pretty high hopes that Spinning Starlight would be just as impressive Unfortunately, the entertainment value just wasn t as strong for me The plot is based on a fairy tale I know little about Hans Christian Anderson s The Wild Swans but forthan half the book it seemed to be going nowhere Little action, not much worldbuilding, and no adorable robots to add humor I also wasn t completely sold on t 3 3.5 starsI think Stitching Snow is one of last year s most underrated books, so I had pretty high hopes that Spinning Starlight would be just as impressive Unfortunately, the ente
Even though I didn t like this nearly as much as I liked Stitching Snow, I still really enjoyed it a lot I am not familiar with the original story, so I had nothing to go with on that front but I don t know if knowing the original story would ve made me enjoy itI thought the story progressed really slowly for a long time, until everything went sudden