These Broken Stars – Amie Kaufman

These Broken Stars These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I did the thing you’re not supposed to do, I judged a book by its cover. The cover just drew my eye and I decided to read it without knowing the premise. The author made both characters relatable, even though they were the typical trope of uptown girl and downtown boy which could have been unoriginal and boring. The switching of perspective between the debrief/interview (the present) and the two main characters (the past), added a nice depth to the narrative and storybuilding. The characters were not flat and this allowed them to develop over the course of the story. I do wish we had gotten a little more backstory to make them more fully developed, but it was still good as written. The world building could have definitely been more expansive. They were on an entirely foreign world and I had to rely almost entirely on my imagination to populate it. Despite those concerns, I really enjoyed reading the book and definitely recommend it. I will be reading the subsequent books in the series.

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3 responses to “These Broken Stars – Amie Kaufman”

  1. […] The Starbound Trilogy by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner Hufflepuffs are not only kind and caring but determined to do what is right or just. The characters in these books go through trials and tribulation, but always try to be fair. They strive to change things for the good of their world and the people in it. If this sounds interesting to you be sure to check out my review for These Broken Stars here! […]

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  2. […] Hufflepuffs are not only kind and caring but determined to do what is right or just. The characters in these books go through trials and tribulation, but always try to be fair. They strive to change things for the good of their world and the people in it. If this sounds interesting to you be sure to check out my review for These Broken Stars here! […]

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