Brianna Daniels has a younger sister, a stepsister, though she s never really thought of her that way. A sweet, loving, kind stepsister who has battled a rare disease her entire life, and deserves one good thing. One magic wish.
She wants to go to the ball.
It s the Cooper-Renfield Museum s annual fundraising gala, and all the city s elite will be there, wearing beautiful clothes, making sparkling conversation, and dancing under the stars. Brianna tells Natalie that she ll find a way to make it happen. And she does. And wouldn t you know, Natalie meets her prince.
The problem is, Brianna is in love with the prince. But what kind of wicked step-sister would begrudge a sweet, loving, kind young woman's one shot at happiness?
"Sensuality Level: Behind Closed Doors"
My heart broke for poor Natalie. Such a vibrant young woman who had already gone through so much and she had no idea how her sister felt or else I know she wouldn't have started dating Matthias.
Matthias made me want to shake him for not seeing what was right in front of him for so long by letting himself get blinded by the pretty face Natalie presented all the while still holding a torch for Brianna.
I felt sad for Brianna when her sister Natalie seemed to be getting the chance of a life time. Yes she was sick and deserved happiness, but her and Matthias were at two different points in their lives, and I think Matthias knew that he wasn't the man for her. I thought that Brianna and he were much more suited for each other, and I wondered how the author would make things right without making anyone look bad. Ms. Starre pulled it off brilliantly.
I read this in one sitting. It was a quick read that had charm, humor, and brought out some tears-both the good and sad kind. Anyone who enjoys a modern retelling of Cinderella with a twist will enjoy this. Catch a Falling Star has a great message on not letting a chance at love pass you by because you're too scared to act or don't think you're good enough. This was the first novel I've read by Ms. Starre, and if the opportunity comes, I wouldn't mind trying more of her work.
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