Starling by Lesley Livingston
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Mason Starling is a champion fencer on the Gosforth Academy team, but she's never had to fight for her life. Not until the night a ferocious, otherworldly storm rips through Manhattan, trapping Mason and her teammates inside the school. Mason is besieged by nightmarish creatures more terrifying than the thunder and lightning as the raging tempest also brings a dangerous stranger into her life: a young man who remembers nothing but his name—the Fennrys Wolf. His arrival tears Mason's world apart, even as she feels an undeniable connection to him. Together, they seek to unravel the secrets of Fenn's identity as strange and supernatural forces gather around them. When they discover Mason's family—with its dark allegiance to ancient Norse gods—is at the heart of the mystery, Fennrys and Mason are suddenly faced with a terrifying future.

Set against the gritty, shadowed back-drop of New York City, this first novel in award-winning author Lesley Livingston's epic Starling Saga is an intoxicating blend of sweeping romance and pulse-pounding action.

 

About Lesley Livingston

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Lesley Livingston is a writer and actress living in Toronto. She has a master's degree in English from the University of Toronto, where she specialized in Arthurian literature and Shakespeare. She frequently per-forms with the Tempest Theatre Group, of which she is a cofounder. She is also the author of Wondrous strange, which won the Canadian Librarian Association Young Adult Book Award in addition to being a White Pine Honor Book, and Darklight.
 
Published August 28, 2012 by HarperTeen. 352 pages
Genres: Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A less-than-impressive addition to the plethora of mythology-based YA romances.

Aug 14 2012 | Read Full Review of Starling (Starling Saga)

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The Fennrys Wolf (last seen in Livingston’s Tempestuous) is bigger and badder than Red Riding Hood ever imagined, and he’s just landed in Manhattan—tumbling naked through a stained-glass skylight, swo

Jul 20 2012 | Read Full Review of Starling (Starling Saga)

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I adored the main character Mase, she’s a pretty tough chick, and when we first see Fenn he’s fighting beasts and looking like the hero he is.||So there’s this prophecy, and together Fenn and Mase have to try to stop it or really bad things will happen, like end of the world bad things, and her f...

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