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CHARACTERS · Bright Burning Stars Ò [Read] ➵ Bright Burning Stars Author A.K. Small – Dogsalonbristol.co.uk Best friends Marine Duval and Kate Sanders have trained at the Paris Opera Ballet School since childhood where they’ve formed an inseparable bond forged by respective family tragedies and a fierce l Best friends Marine Duval aBest friends Marine Duval and Kate Sanders have trained at the Paris Opera Ballet School since childhood where they’ve formed an inseparable bond forged by respective family tragedies and a fierce love for dance When the body of a student is found in the dorms just before the start of their fin. Instagram || Twitter || Facebook || || Pinterest Books about dance and ballet are so compelling; it is a strict discipline that reuires physical and intellectual fortitude Add into the mix the usual blend of angst and poor decision making found in your typical young adult book with a dash of cutthroat competition and you have BRIGHT BURNING STARS a book about a prestigious ballet school near Paris where failure means elimination and success means sacrificing everythingMarine and Kate are best friends Marine is French Kate is American They've been close since their first year of ballet school and now it is their last and only one boy and one girl will walk away with the coveted Prize a ticket to professional ballet Everyone else will go home Both girls want to be the best but one of them wants it than the other As tensions rise and each girl becomes a speeding train fighting to outpace the other to careen off a cliff and into a fiery finish the reader can't help but wonder will their friendship survive And will theyI finished BRIGHT BURNING STARS in a single day It's beautifully written and both girls are realistically flawed It actually reminded me a lot of WHITE OLEANDER in some ways toxic relationships substance abuse destructive behavior and sex all drowning in angst and exuisitely wrought prose There's trigger warnings across the board but if you can stomach the dark content the writing and the storyline which is basically the ballerina euivalent of THE HUNGER GAMES totally make the struggle worth itOh and there's beautiful boys too for those of you who are into that sort of thing The main boy who ends up involved with both girls is nicknamed the Demigod for his dancing and romantic prowess and his name is Cyrille Everyone in the school has put him on a pedestal but that only means that he has farther to fall Luc is a mysterious boy who seems earnest and tender than most but he's got his own inner demons and reasons for competing And lastly there's Benjamin another bad boy only he's got tattoos and is of a devil than a god if you get meBRIGHT BURNING STARS has everything I enjoy in a young adult novel and while it doesn't exactly espouse feminist principles I gloried in the high drama and illicit romance I think this is a book that could just as easily be enjoyed by adults as well as teens I certainly did Thanks to the publisher for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review  45 stars

Bright Burning StarsBest friends Marine Duval and Kate Sanders have trained at the Paris Opera Ballet School since childhood where they’ve formed an inseparable bond forged by respective family tragedies and a fierce love for dance When the body of a student is found in the dorms just before the start of their fin. Instagram || Twitter || Facebook || || Pinterest Books about dance and ballet are so compelling; it is a strict discipline that reuires physical and intellectual fortitude Add into the mix the usual blend of angst and poor decision making found in your typical young adult book with a dash of cutthroat competition and you have BRIGHT BURNING STARS a book about a prestigious ballet school near Paris where failure means elimination and success means sacrificing everythingMarine and Kate are best friends Marine is French Kate is American They've been close since their first year of ballet school and now it is their last and only one boy and one girl will walk away with the coveted Prize a ticket to professional ballet Everyone else will go home Both girls want to be the best but one of them wants it than the other As tensions rise and each girl becomes a speeding train fighting to outpace the other to careen off a cliff and into a fiery finish the reader can't help but wonder will their friendship survive And will theyI finished BRIGHT BURNING STARS in a single day It's beautifully written and both girls are realistically flawed It actually reminded me a lot of WHITE OLEANDER in some ways toxic relationships substance abuse destructive behavior and sex all drowning in angst and exuisitely wrought prose There's trigger warnings across the board but if you can stomach the dark content the writing and the storyline which is basically the ballerina euivalent of THE HUNGER GAMES totally make the struggle worth itOh and there's beautiful boys too for those of you who are into that sort of thing The main boy who ends up involved with both girls is nicknamed the Demigod for his dancing and romantic prowess and his name is Cyrille Everyone in the school has put him on a pedestal but that only means that he has farther to fall Luc is a mysterious boy who seems earnest and tender than most but he's got his own inner demons and reasons for competing And lastly there's Benjamin another bad boy only he's got tattoos and is of a devil than a god if you get meBRIGHT BURNING STARS has everything I enjoy in a young adult novel and while it doesn't exactly espouse feminist principles I gloried in the high drama and illicit romance I think this is a book that could just as easily be enjoyed by adults as well as teens I certainly did Thanks to the publisher for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review  45 stars

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Bright Burning Stars ☆ Ake them shine too Neither girl is sureBut then Kate gets closer to the Demigod even as Marine has begun to capture his heart And as selection day draws near the competition for the prize for the Demigod becomes fiercer and Marine and Kate realize they have everything to lose including each other. Many thanks to Algonuin Books for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review | Goodreads | Blog | Pinterest | LinkedIn | YouTube | Instagram DOWNLOAD Ú eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ¾ A.K. Small

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A.K. Small ¾ 8 CHARACTERS Al year Marine and Kate begin to ask themselves what they would do to win the ultimate prize to be the one girl Bright Burning PDF selected to join the Opera’s prestigious corps de ballet Would they die Cheat Seduce the most talented boy in the school dubbed the Demigod hoping his magic would m. “What would you do for the prizeWellfor starters I was not expecting this to be as dark as it was however that made it all the difficult to put this one down  Ever since I watched Black Swan years ago I became super intrigued at how cutthroat the balletdance world is The time and dedication dancers put into perfecting their look their body and their moves is both amazing and horrifying at times to see the lengths some of these dancers will go to This book absolutely nailed that fine line of amazement and horrorMarine and Kate are both dancers at Nanterre think a super elite dance school in Paris Initially Marine and Kate make a pact that they will do everything they can to win the Prize together which essentially is an opportunity for the best dancer to join the dance company But as the competition gets closer the girls know only one of them will make it and both of them will do whatever it takes to win that spot even if it means ruining their friendship I can't say that I was smitten by either of the characters because they're really not lovable people and I wasn't rooting for one than the other however due to how fast paced this book is I still found myself racing to see how it ends regardless of not really loving either of the girlsNow on to how dark this book got First and foremost please know that this paragraph will be about the trigger warnings in this book but some may also find these to be semi spoilery so please read at your own risk This book tackles some heavy issues ones that I was not expecting to be so severe but I'm sure are also a very common thing in the competitive dance world For me personally these did not change the way I felt about the book but in fact made the story that much compelling and left me desperate to know how it ends Some of the topics you can expect in this book are drug use abortion grief of a loved one parental abandonment eating disorders suicidesuicide attempt and body dysmorphia So yeah some pretty heavy stuff and while at first I was nervous how this was all going to be handled I do have to say that it definitely does take a positive turn in the endWhile I won't give away the ending just know I was extremely happy with it Books that tackle heavy topics like this and end on an open ended note have a special place in my heart All in all this was a fantastic debut and I absolutely cannot wait to read by this author As a dancer herself you can tell how much of her heart and soul she poured into this book to bring it to life Bright Burning Stars is out now and definitely deserves a spot on your TBR Trust me you won't be able to put this one downThank you to Alonuin Young Readers for reaching out and inviting me to be a part of this blog tourBlog | Twitter | Instagram