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Author: Donne, Alexa
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Year Published: 2018
ISBN: 9781328948939
Grades: Grades 7 to 12

Brightly Burning

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Prolific YA author, Alexa Donne, puts a refreshing twist on a re-imaging of Charlotte Bronte’s “Jane Eyre”, combining mystery, romance and adventure in this science fiction standalone. Set in the future, Earth has experienced a catastrophic environmental disaster encasing it in ice, and the humans that escaped are on deteriorating spaceships in orbit, waiting for their home to become habitable. Stella, a teenage engineer and teacher on a floundering ship, leaps at the chance to become a governess on the wealthy Rochester, a mysterious private spaceship captained by Hugo, a charming but reclusive teen. A friendship develops that soon evolves into romance, but Stella sets aside her plan for personal happiness and embarks on a mission to save humanity when she discovers a conspiracy that threatens the most vulnerable of the fleet. Young adult readers will enjoy the inventive world-building and technology, and fans of the original classic will get hooked on this page-turning space romance, twisted mystery, and galactic adventure.

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