Brightly Burning

Brightly Burning

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Two hundred years after a supervolcano causes an ice age on Earth, making the planet uninhabitable, seventeen-year-old mechanic Stella Ainsley accepts a position as governess on the Rochester, a private space ship orbiting the moon, falls in love with the ship's reclusive captain, befriends the secretive crew, and uncovers a plot that threatens the most vulnerable populations of the fleet.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781328948939
1328948935
Characteristics: 394 pages ; 22 cm
Call Number: Y DONNE, A

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DCLteens Nov 13, 2017

“One of the most anticipated YA debuts of 2018, 'Brightly Burning' is a gothic, romantic mystery with hints of 'Jane Eyre,' Marissa Meyer, and Kiera Cass.” ~ Entertainment Weekly

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MelifluousView May 14, 2018

A fun reimaging of Jane Eyre in a world where the population is living in orbit over Earth while it goes through an ice age. The story missed some pieces that I love, but overall it was a lot of fun. If you are looking for other classics turned sci-fi, I suggest Diana Peterfreund's For Darkness ... Read More »


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MelifluousView May 14, 2018

A fun reimaging of Jane Eyre in a world where the population is living in orbit over Earth while it goes through an ice age. The story missed some pieces that I love, but overall it was a lot of fun. If you are looking for other classics turned sci-fi, I suggest Diana Peterfreund's For Darkness Shows the Stars and Across a Star-Swept Sea.

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