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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The Hunger Games, Book 1. The ending was too rushed. While I root for them more than I do for the other characters, I also didn’t feel any special warmness towards them. But I am happy to say that I greatly enjoyed this post-apocalyptic story! A Branches Book Dragon Masters Are there any cuss words or sexual intimacy scenes in this book?

For Darkness Shows the Stars Series by Diana Peterfreund

This might’ve been the reason why I felt like it lacked something; in order for me to like and sympathise with Kai, it’s necessary for me to feel that Elliot was wrong in leaving him. I have trouble forgiving Anne and Wentworth for their behavior to one another, especially Wentworth’s stupid and shameless flirting with the stupid neighbor girl.

Overall, it was a definite win for me! The Luddites, comfy in their estates, try to keep the CORs Children of the Reduced in the same menial state, bound by the same laws. Time passed, and Elliot sat in the chair, waiting for the verdict from Felicia.


Times are getting tough. His true feelings are blatantly revealed in several scenes before the letterthus rendering its peterfreynd potential completely inert. May 28 4 10 Jun 05, Bring me stuff and maybe I’ll still hang out with you. Is controlling people ‘for their own good’ right? Mar 11, Keertana rated it liked it. Who thinks that a dystopian Persuasion remake of a slave owner loving peyerfreund slave is sstars good idea? She also, as far as I read anyway, never wore a dress. CORs are the children of the reduced, people who have finally escaped the effects of ERV generations later.

It’s picky, picky, picky And if you’re expecting a nuanced discussion of the ethics of genetic engineering, you’ll be disappointed. Period, dot, end of story. So it’s a risk – as daarkness as I look forward to stories that make use of it, there’s a good chance that I just won’t be able to let things go.

Learn how we rate. In an industry where covers are constantly being replaced by newer, shinier, prettier ones, I certainly hope that this cover, despite its beauty, also gets replaced – it simply has to go.

darknsss View all 37 comments. Diana Peterfreund has another treat scheduled for us on October 15th But the journey was not an easy one.

For Darkness Shows the Stars Book Review

Luddites are allowed to own guns, and at one point one character threatens another with a pistol. The author tries to juxtapose Elliot and her father to demonstrate “Good Master” vs. Jun 26, Gemma rated it liked it Recommends it for: I did with this one for a little while.


View all 5 comments. A few more quibbles slightly spoilery but not very: It just could have been so much more, though It had excellent writing, beautiful tension, and a shpws “People are foolish when it comes to love.

Kick him in the shins, Elliot! Elliot had had enough. Ultimately, it seems, ddarkness can possibly beat the original. If she had left, everything she left behind would have collapsed. However, Persuasion is one that I enjoyed actually a couple of years ago, so Captain Wentworth is to me what Mr.

Dystopian bestseller is full of plot twists, complex themes.

But what did I expect? I hadn’t realized how attached I was while reading, but then I’d put the book down and my heart would be sad. Krista View all my reviews 1.

A Luddite, she is a member of the lone surviving intelligent people group of the wars that followed the general population’s discovery that stqrs genetic tampering had doomed their offspring to existing in a diminished capacity. The world has regressed, run by Luddites, those who fear technology. As far as I can tell, Kai was a jerk.

For Darkness Shows the Stars

Smith and the older Musgroves are absent. I really have to applaud Peterfreund for being able to balance the two so well. But good writing is not enough to save a story.