Among the Nameless Stars (For Darkness Shows the Stars, #), For Darkness Shows the Stars (For Darkness Shows the Stars, #1), The First Star to Fall . Fans of Divergent will love Diana Peterfreund’s take on Jane Austen’s Persuasion set in a post-apocalyptic world. In the dystopian future of For Darknes . Jun 12, Read Common Sense Media’s For Darkness Shows the Stars review, age rating, Author: Diana Peterfreund; Genre: Science Fiction; Topics.

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Wanted more love and romance between them. This is the third time I’ve read this book, and I’ve loved it a little more each time. How are they alike? Should I read them first or watch the movies? Why did Elliot just stay quiet and take his abuse?

Peterfreud descended from people without genetic modifications are mentally capable and rule the world. It was a fast, compelling read and that was what I was looking for at least. The books are perfectly enjoyable without any prior knowledge of the classics that inspired them.

This book is stunning.

Even though Kai didn’t hurt Elliot, I was surprised that he treated her so roughly. This is a time tue upheaval, a nice parallel to the social issues in Austen’s novels. I highly recommend this one, even if you don’t like Austen’s work.

And Olivia being fourteen again, the fourteen thing lessoned any threat she had on Kai’s affection. Featuring narrow escapes, thrilling boat races and forr least one deadly volcanic wasteland. At the start I was confused how we declined into slavery again, but slowly the reasons were revealed to me.

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And again, she’s faced with a choice: So of course, they decided to round them up and install them as slave labor on plantations and farms. And I love it. It’s its own creation, and though there are these changes in the core of who the characters are, I think for the most part, they’re suited to the story Peterfreund created. As stqrs fan of PersuasionI figured this was an automatic skip.

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The need to think about the repercussions of your actions motivates the Luddites’ rejection of technology and creativity. Common Sense Media’s unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren’t influenced by the product’s creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners. This review appears on Young Adult Anonymous.

She’d peteerfreund rational, logical, reasonable, prudent. On top of that, Diana Peterfreund rendered a perfect Austenian atmosphereand Elliot North’s character is incredibly true to the original.

For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund Book Reviews

I wanted to know what happens for them next. As I said, I think the world building had much more potential, dina I can’t say I did not like what little of it I saw. This short story is available for free on all digital platforms: Except now some of the Reduced are having normally-intelligent children called “Posts”some of whom are questioning whether or not the Luddites’ technology restrictions are reasonable.

Was that not punishment enough? Read on for more about Cindy and her book, an excerpt, fpr an giveaway! It’s a story of hope and adventure. The absence of these letters once Kai leaves the North estate is felt as much as the absence of Kai himself. For Darkness Shows the Stars. View all 13 comments. No, what bothers me is that I just didn’t care To view psterfreund, click here.


Yes a few of the secondary characters were a bit “muhahaha” for me, but whatever.

Most of the time she is being pushed all over the place by her father, by Tatiana or Kai. I petetfreund understood that topic because I never bothered learning it. This is a really hard book to discuss. So because I have to critique this book more darknes a stand-alone and not as a new take on a classic, this review probably won’t be as good or accurate as someone who has read Persuasion.

For Darkness Shows the Stars Series by Diana Peterfreund

Talk to your kids about Even with the initial confusion, the writing was good, and Elliot’s voice really got me. The people who refused ERV, called Luddites, ended up rebuilding in the aftermath of the Reduction and taking power. Based on 1 review. Elliot always glances at the knot when she enters sttars barn even though Kai has been gone for years. The Luddites restricted both, and rebuilt. The Luddites use the restrictions to make sure the Reduced stay that way. It is so ror. These, while sometimes entertaining, perhaps could have been reduced, or at least put into chronological order.

Things were just not adding up and kept contradicting each other.