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Wandering Star : A Zodiac Novel

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A breathtaking sci-fi space saga inspired by astrology that will stun fans of the Illuminae Files and Starbound series. Orphaned, disgraced, and stripped of her title, Rho is ready to live life quietly, as an aid worker in the Cancrian refugee camp on House Capricorn. But news has spread that the Marad--an unbalanced terrorist group determined to overturn harmony in the Galaxy--could strike any House at any moment. Then, unwelcome nightmare that he is, Ochus appears to Rho, bearing a cryptic message that leaves her with no choice but to fight. Now Rho must embark on a high-stakes journey through an all-new set of Houses, where she discovers that there's much more to her Galaxy--and to herself--than she could have ever imagined.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 299 pages
  • 157 x 231 x 25mm | 499g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • RAZORBILL
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1595147438
  • 9781595147431
  • 54,207

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PRAISE for "WANDERING STAR" "Russell s excellent writing has only gotten better: her descriptions are deep and lush, her heroes fully formed and sympathetic." "Booklist ""A thematically powerful ride. "Kirkus "PRAISE for "ZODIAC" "ZODIAC is a thrilling YA fantasy for astrology lovers and sci-fi fans alike... You'll want to learn even more about your own sign after this one. "Teen Vogue" "With a stellar cast, fascinating mythology, and unexpected twists and turns, "ZODIAC"is a must read. I am a fan!" Morgan Rhodes, "New York Times"bestselling author of the"Falling Kingdoms"series "Russell's debut novel is rich with details of a society that is equal parts hard science and free-flowing faith, making it a great read for fans of both epic fantasy and sf. Fans of the immersive world of"Zodiac"will be happy to know that this is just the first in a series." "Booklist" "Russell's narrative mixes intrigue, romance, and adventure, and a constant underlying tension drives Rho and her allies from one planet to the next." "Publishers Weekly" "The worldbuilding is a science fiction delight, with tons of details about space and science...Recommend this to sci-fi and adventure lovers. It has a bit of something for everyone." "VOYA" "A sci-fi refreshing for both its nondystopian plot and fallible heroine." "Kirkus""show more

About Romina Russell

New York Times bestselling author Romina Russell originally hails from Buenos Aires, Argentina and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA. She is a graduate of Harvard College and a Virgo to the core. Follow her on Twitter @RominaRussell and visit zodiacbooks.com for more information about the series and your horoscope!show more

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PRAISE for WANDERING STAR : "Russell's excellent writing has only gotten better: her descriptions are deep and lush, her heroes fully formed and sympathetic." - Booklist "A thematically powerful ride." - Kirkus PRAISE for ZODIAC : "ZODIAC is a thrilling YA fantasy for astrology lovers and sci-fi fans alike... You'll want to learn even more about your own sign after this one." - Teen Vogue "With a stellar cast, fascinating mythology, and unexpected twists and turns, ZODIAC is a must read. I am a fan!" -Morgan Rhodes, New York Times bestselling author of the Falling Kingdoms series "Russell's debut novel is rich with details of a society that is equal parts hard science and free-flowing faith, making it a great read for fans of both epic fantasy and sf. Fans of the immersive world of Zodiac will be happy to know that this is just the first in a series." - Booklist "Russell's narrative mixes intrigue, romance, and adventure, and a constant underlying tension drives Rho and her allies from one planet to the next." - Publishers Weekly "The worldbuilding is a science fiction delight, with tons of details about space and science...Recommend this to sci-fi and adventure lovers. It has a bit of something for everyone." - VOYA "A sci-fi refreshing for both its nondystopian plot and fallible heroine." - Kirkusshow more

Rating details

1,569 ratings
4.22 out of 5 stars
5 44% (697)
4 38% (590)
3 14% (226)
2 3% (47)
1 1% (9)
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