Book Review: In Starlight by February Grace

In Starlight

In Starlight
by February Grace
Publication date: April 30th 2014
Category: Adult
Genre: Fantasy, Fairy Tale Romance
Source: Ebook received from author
in exchange for an honest review

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In Starlight– the eagerly anticipated sequel to OF STARDUST!

Their wish was sealed…was their fate?

Young Fairy Godfather Gus Duncan is living his clan’s unfortunate family motto— Learn to Suffer — to a greater degree than he ever dreamed. The woman he loves is withering away beneath the burden of memory, of one perfect night with him she was supposed to forget.

Facing a reality he never imagined, he must make the decision of his life: shatter the most sacred rule in the fairy code, or lose his beloved Till forever.

Can true love save her when even magic fails?

~My Thoughts~

First things first: I’ve never been a huge fan of companion novels. Certain experiences in the past have caused me to become jaded. I feel as if I’m reading the exact same story as the original, just from someone else’s point of view. Generally that’s the case, and it’s just not my thing. I usually feel like I got enough of the story the first time around. Unless there’s enough of a contrast from the first book, there’s simply no good reason for me to read the other characters side.

With that said, I was pleasantly surprised by Gus’ story in this sequel. He was an intriguing character in Of Stardust so I felt compelled to know more about him when I heard about this second book. In Starlight took me on a new journey, deep into the heart of Gus’ world, and that’s what I liked most about it.

In Starlight is another fantastical tale by February Grace filled with magic and romance — my favorite kind of fantasy. While the authors style is very whimsical at times, I appreciate the thought that goes into breathing life into her characters. I’m glad I decided to take a chance with this one. If you enjoyed the first book, you’ll certainly want to shoot for the stars again with this sequel. I mean, hey… it is Gus! *swoon*

~About the Author~

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February Grace is a writer, artist and poet who lives somewhere that is much colder than she would like most of the time.

She sings on key, plays by ear, and is more than mildly obsessed with music, clocks, colors, and meteor showers.

Her poetry, prose, and/or flash fiction have appeared in The Rusty Nail Literary Magazine, Vine Leaves Literary Journal, and Rose and Thorn Journal. Her work can also be found in the following anthologies: Poetry Pact Volume One, Anything Prose…And Poetry, Too! and Orange Karen, Tribute To A Warrior.

GODSPEED, her debut novel, is a labor of love she refers to as “Literary romance with steampunk embellishments.”

Her second novel, OF STARDUST, is a modern, romantic fantasy tale.

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Follower of Jesus, loving wife, homeschooling mom, blogger, author, gamer, and a lover of the culinary arts. Toni lives in Michigan with her husband and four children. If she's not writing or curled up with a book, you'll most likely find her playing with her kids, baking cupcakes, or killing zombies.