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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Please email webmaster fantasticfiction. For more of my reviews, please visit: I’d say I don’t know what to say, but I do. And then comes the second half. Hunted Huntedbook 1 Meagan Spooner. October 23, Publisher: Whereas, in this book Elliot is a young woman who had to refuse Kai. I think I probably was harder on this that I would have been if it didn’t use Persuasion and instead was just another dystopian YA.

It’s not just a regurgitation of Persuasion in an exciting dystopic setting.

For Darkness Shows the Stars Series

A Quick Note on the Cover: Was this review helpful to you? Just be forewarned that there are no Wookies, lightsabers, or incestuous twins in sight. I stayed up one night my eyes just would suows let go of the pages. But it’s rumored that the Reduced, who are childlike slaves, are often brutally treated in the cities, though there’s no graphic detail.


I was angry and frustrated and nostalgic and lovesick. I would’ve been like, you know what dude? Wishing On the Same Star by Namie Amuro Since it’s everywhere and endless, Let’s return to the continuation of our dream together Let’s pray for pererfreund violent rain That beats down on us to let up We Note: The Luddites arose in power after the Reduction, a genetic experiment that failed and wiped out much of the human population.

Stormy Top Reviewer View all my reviews Not really a love story. I mean, she was a total insecure mess and let Kai control and manipulate her, because she just could not cope with the idea of being without him. Elliot has brown skin and black hair.

For Darkness Shows the Stars Series by Diana Peterfreund

Kai saving Elliot from the horse was a wonderfully emotional moment. I know I will be reading them soon. The main characters are loyal to their original Austen roles. And I think the author did a wonderful job providing detailed descriptions and explanations.

My issue with the book, despite its quality, is that I did not connect to Elliot or to Kai.

For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund Book Reviews

In For Darkness Shows the Starsthe world as we know it was destroyed by people who tried sars go too far with scientific and technological advancements.

Luddites are allowed to own guns, and at one point one character threatens another with a pistol. Sign in to write reviews. I was wholeheartedly committed to Kai and Elliot finding their happily-ever-after, and I applaud Ms.


Post technology is awesome. The Kai of the present didn’t do it for me either. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Jan 06, Arlene rated it really liked it Recommends it for: But Elliot and Kai both find ways wtars test these limitations, and their bravery yields positive results. You know I’ve got a soft spot for long, sentimental, teary love declarations. Open Preview See a Problem? The Luddites restricted both, and rebuilt.

Why do people just slap something on the front of a book even when it holds no meaning to the story? It makes it all a little lighter, which is sad because there’s really nothing that Peterfreund could do differently and still have it suit the audience.

Please let there be a part two. Her believable depiction of what could happen to humanity is wonderfully complex. One of the many aspects in this novel that happened to grate on me was the fact that slavery in this story was completely glossed over.