The Stars Never Rise

The Stars Never Rise

eBook - 2015
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In a world ruled by the brutally puritanical Church and its army of black-robed exorcists, sixteen-year-old Nina tries to save her pregnant younger sister from the Church's wrath and discovers that not only is the Church run by demons but that Nina herself is one of the very few who can genuinely exorcise them.
Publisher: New York :, Delacorte Press,, [2015]
ISBN: 9780385383936
0385383932
9780375991530
0375991530
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Summary: In a world ruled by the brutally puritanical Church and its army of black-robed exorcists, sixteen-year-old Nina tries to save her pregnant younger sister from the Church's wrath and discovers that not only is the Church run by demons but that Nina herself is one of the very few who can genuinely exorcise them.

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Indigo_Crescent
May 26, 2018

I love this book! After Chapter One I was hooked. The characters are awesome with great personalities. I loved the plot and main scheme of this book. I haven't read anything quite like it before. There are great twist and some cliffhangers but this book does not disappoint!

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TheHawthornes
Oct 19, 2016

If you like religious and/or dystopian horror, you will EAT THIS BOOK ALIVE and go looking for more. (Luckily there is now a book two.)

Insanely well-written fiction, with amazing world-building, that manages to be a killer novel but also brings in themes of reproductive rights, body agency, and other social topics.

Also, I didn't see some of the twists coming, which for me, is a rare treat.

fingers crossed that this becomes a longer series!

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nidofito
Jan 02, 2016

The writing is bang-on, creating high tension and general feeling of dread, violence and wrongness in the town of New Temperance.

Nina is an awesome protagonist despite being one of those who take responsibility for everything herself, whether its required or not. Finn is open and cheeky and I love him for it.

Justmeh Nov 04, 2015

Does she plan to have a 2nd book to this? the cliff hanger os a murder.

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May 26, 2018

Indigo_Crescent thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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