Review of Tin Star by Cecil Castellucci

Tin StarTin Star
By: Cecil Castellucci
Release Date: February 25th 2014
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

A copy was sent to me by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

My Rating:
star

Summary:
On their way to start a new life, Tula and her family travel on the Prairie Rose, a colony ship headed to a planet in the outer reaches of the galaxy. All is going well until the ship makes a stop at a remote space station, the Yertina Feray, and the colonist’s leader, Brother Blue, beats Tula within an inch of her life. An alien, Heckleck, saves her and teaches her the ways of life on the space station.

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Showcase Sunday/Stacking the Shelves

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We did here, just a bit of sickness going around but beyond that all was wonderful. I’ve not been updating as frequently with the holidays but hopefully I’ll pick it up again at the beginning of next year.

This post is both Showcase Sunday a weekly meme hosted by Vicky at Books, Biscuits and Tea and Stacking the Shelves hosted by Tynga’s Reviews where you show what books you’ve purchased, gotten from the library, received from giveaway, as gifts or for review.

For Review (sent by the publisher):

 NilTin Star

 Nil by Lynne Matson and Tin Star by Cecil Castellucci

For Review (via NetGalley):

I had to take advantage of the Read Now for this book.

 Defy (Defy, #1)

Defy by Sara B. Larson

Last week I shared a fun fact (how Tarver came by his name) from These Broken Stars and also the cover remade in Lego. Check it out here. Also I have two giveaways going on right now-

An arc of Avalon by Mindee Arnett (US) and a joint giveaway with Stephanie from Inspiring Insomnia-the winner chooses which November release they would like (INT).

  Avalon (Avalon, #1)                        

I hope you all have a great week and let me know which books you received last week.

Showcase Sunday #26

Showcase Sunday is a weekly meme hosted by Vicky at Books, Biscuits and Tea where you show what books you’ve purchased, gotten from the library, received from giveaway, as gifts or for review.

For Review (via Publisher):

Time After Time (Time Between Us #2) by Tamara Ireland Stone

Gifted:

Thank you Krys (Bibliopunkk)!
Unhinged by A.G. Howard

For Review (via NetGalley):

Sekret by Lindsay Smith
Tin Star by Cecil Castellucci

Purchased:

Time Between Us by Tamara Ireland Stone

Be sure to check out my GIVEAWAYS
Winner’s Choice (INT)
SIGNED copy of Girl of Nightmares by Kendare Blake (US)