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Starcrossed

Angelini, Josephine (Book - 2011 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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When shy sixteen-year-old Helen Hamilton starts having vivid dreams about three ancient, hideous women and suddenly tries to kill a new student at her Nantucket high school, she discovers that she is playing out some version of an old tale involving Helen of Troy, the Three Furies, and a mythic battle.
Authors: Angelini, Josephine
Title: Starcrossed
Publisher: New York : HarperTeen, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 487 p. ;,33 cm
Summary: When shy sixteen-year-old Helen Hamilton starts having vivid dreams about three ancient, hideous women and suddenly tries to kill a new student at her Nantucket high school, she discovers that she is playing out some version of an old tale involving Helen of Troy, the Three Furies, and a mythic battle.
ISBN: 0062011995
9780062011992
Statement of Responsibility: Josephine Angelini
Subject Headings: Nantucket Island (Mass.) Fiction Mythology, Greek Fiction Supernatural Fiction
Topical Term: Mythology, Greek
Supernatural
LCCN: 2010040425
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When 16-yr-old Helen starts having dreams about three ancient, hideous women and suddenly tries to kill a new student at her Nantucket high school, she discovers that she is playing out some version of an old tale involving Helen of Troy, the Three Furies, and a mythic battle.


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Jun 22, 2014
  • Truffles125 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is the best book ever!! a great read for anyone who loves mythology, modern day, and romance.

Jun 17, 2014
  • HafsahM rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

It was awesome! I'm so glad I had the whole series on hand because I could barely put it down!

Jun 02, 2014
  • AREEJ ALI rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

best book I ve ever read
no joke!

Aug 08, 2013
  • Stephanie_Sibbald rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

One of the best book I've read all summer! I really enjoy Greek mythology and legends; I've read all the Percy Jackson books to date. Same pull, but clearly a more mature and girl oriented series.

Jul 16, 2013
  • Stiefvater rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I really loved this book. The beginning was slow at first and the author kept us in the dark for a long while but I was really hooked. If you liked the Greek mythology of Percy Jackson but preferred if it had more romance, this is your book. I can't wait to get my hands on the second book and see how it develops.

Jul 11, 2013
  • chickadee1999 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Great book lot's of plot twist. Great for anyone who likes greek mythology. The only thing is that it has a bit of a slow start.

Jun 24, 2013
  • Kewashere rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I loved this book, it was exactly what I needed and it pulled through perfectly. I found myself thinking more than once' "Why haven't I read this book earlier?!?!?!?" It was exactly the kind of book I always look forward to read knowing I'm going to be satisfied when I finish the book. I cannot wait 'til I can read the second book.

Jun 02, 2013
  • tuesdayswithlori rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I was reluctant when I first started this book, but after the first few chapters, I was completely engrossed. This reimagining of the Greek pantheon is so amazing and clever that I am equally excited to read the next book as I was with City of Bones. This story and its complications literally kept waking me up at night. Crazy! I think I am in love with Hector. Even crazier.

May 17, 2013
  • mogie rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I liked this book. It's YA and what you would expect. I enjoyed the entire cast of characters. I appreciated that we got to make discoveries along with the characters in the book. It was an incredibly easy book to get through without being mundane and shallow. I'm looking forward to continuing to read the series.

Sep 08, 2012
  • mbssmith rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This book was pretty good, better than I was expecting it to be anyway. Sort of like Percy Jackson and the Olympians except for slightly older readers. I refuse to believe that they are cousins. :(

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Mar 26, 2013
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Oct 10, 2011
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Sexual Content: Lots of kissing. on the bed. he speaks of desire.

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Mar 30, 2013
  • BCute19 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

"You've got the killer instincts of a houseplant," -Hector Delos

Sep 30, 2011
  • jibaylon rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

"I'm a demigod not a saint,"
-Lucas Delos

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