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[ Read Online The Name of the Star ✓ computer-reference PDF ] by Maureen Johnson Í As seen on The ReadventurerThe Name of the Star is a novel with a great premise but bogged down by a very mediocre writing.
American teen Aurora Rory Deveaux is spending her senior year in London Her parents work in nearby Bristol and Rory is all set to live and study at a boarding school On the day of her arrival to London she learns that there is a brutal murderer on the loose This murderer appears to be mimicking Jack the Ripper his first victim was sliced and diced in exactly the same manner as the Ripper s in 1888 More murders happen in the neighborhood of Rory s school, and one day she crosses paths with the killer The strange thing is, she seems to be the only person able to see him Rory soon discovers that she possesses an ability to see ghosts and is eager to assist the ghost police of London in it Audio book narrated by Nicola Barber 9h 50 min Goodreads has a great synopsis so I will not rehash the details here Quite simply, The Name of the Star is a contemporary YA mystery with a mixture of romance and the supernatural set in London with a Jack the Ripper copycat But like other reviewers, I felt there were so many chapters that served as fillers Pages of Rory s crazy family from Louisiana and endless details on the life of a British boarding school A decent book, but it left me feeling unsatisfied.
Find the enhanced version of this and other reviews at only thought in my head for much of the reading was that of Alexis Bledel as Rory Gil It doesn t do much credit to a story when the reader is perpetually distracted by a pop culture reference You don t see Heathcliff or Rochester being thrown around the literary world for a reason The goal is to hook your reader, not set them in mind of other amusements Perhaps I am too judgmental but I feel this was an exceeding poor choice on Johnson s part especially since we are talking about her protagonist Chapter one is bad place to identify your first red flag.
I also found Johnson s assumptions presumptuous especially as she is an American For example, the central character is greeted at what I assume to be Heathrow by Mr Franks who informs her that Some nu There are several things I love about Maureen Johnson s writing Her ability to describe a setting in such a way that causes vivid imagery to accompany her words, and her incredibly intellectual wit that makes me laugh out loud while reading When I read that Johnson was publishing a paranormal YA book I knew I had to read it.
Rory is a Southern girl going to school in London, I adore the way Rory sees the city and the brilliant deductions she makes about all things British She is having an okay time at school, making friends and learning to fit in then she starts seeing things, things that no one else sees.
Not long after Rory sees a man that her roommate didn t Rippermania seizes London Is this the work of a copy cat killer Can the police stop the next murders on the list since they know when and where they will happen What ca As seen on The ReadventurerThe Name of the Star is a novel with a great premise but bogged down by a very mediocre writing.
American teen Aurora Rory Deveaux is spending her senior year in London Her parents work in nearby Bristol and Rory is all set to live and study at a boarding school On the day of her arrival to London she learns that there is a brutal murderer on the loose This murderer appears to be mimicking Jack the Ripper his first victim was sliced and diced in exactly the same manner as the Ripper s in 1888 More murders happen in the neighborhood of Rory s school, and one day she crosses paths with the killer The strange thing is, she seems to be the only person able to see him Rory soon discovers that she possesses an ability to see ghosts and is eager to assist the ghost police of London in it Audio book narrated by Nicola Barber 9h 50 min Goodreads has a great synopsis so I will not rehash the details here Quite simply, The Name of the Star is a contemporary YA mystery with a mixture of romance and the supernatural set in London with a Jack the Ripper copycat But like other reviewers, I felt there were so many chapters that served as fillers Pages of Rory s crazy family from Louisiana and endless details on the life of a British boarding school A decent book, but it left me feeling unsatisfied.
Find the enhanced version of this and other reviews at only thought in my head for much of the reading was that of Alexis Bledel as Rory Gil It doesn t do much credit to a story when the reader is perpetually distracted by a pop culture reference You don t see Heathcliff or Rochester being thrown around the literary world for a reason The goal is to hook your reader, not set them in mind of other amusements Perhaps I am too judgmental but I feel this was an exceeding poor choice on Johnson s part especially since we are talking about her protagonist Chapter one is bad place to identify your first red flag.
I also found Johnson s assumptions presumptuous especially as she is an American For example, the central character is greeted at what I assume to be Heathrow by Mr Franks who informs her that Some nu There are several things I love about Maureen Johnson s writing Her ability to describe a setting in such a way that causes vivid imagery to accompany her words, and her incredibly intellectual wit that makes me laugh out loud while reading When I read that Johnson was publishing a paranormal YA book I knew I had to read it.
Rory is a Southern girl going to school in London, I adore the way Rory sees the city and the brilliant deductions she makes about all things British She is having an okay time at school, making friends and learning to fit in then she starts seeing things, things that no one else sees.
Not long after Rory sees a man that her roommate didn t Rippermania seizes London Is this the work of a copy cat killer Can the police stop the next murders on the list since they know when and where they will happen What ca This is actually the first book I ve read that s by Maureen Johnson, so I didn t know what to expect Normally, I would shy from these types of things I mean come on it IS Jack the Ripper Are you kidding me I m not a big fan of horror movies, or horror books ,for that matter A few weeks ago before reading the book, I foolishly thought that this was a historical paranormal So imagine my surprise when I started reading and found out that this was set in present day, not in the 1880 s with the actual Jack the Ripper The plot was very multi layered and clever it s obvious that the author had put so much thought into this I read in an interview that she intended the beginning to be heavy on the school boarding stuff, and I agree At the start, I didn t feel like I m reading a paranormal story It felt like a contemporary Which isn t a bad Amazing listened to the audiobook while driving back and forth on tour stops I HATE driving long hours but I was honestly excited about getting back in the car so I could hit play and dive back into the world plus, the woman who does the audio does TONS of accents and it was incredible this story is creepy, unique, and has a touch of Gothic feel that I just adore ordered book 2 the second I finished Jack The Ripper Is Back, And He S Coming For Rory NextLouisiana Teenager Rory Deveaux Arrives In London To Start A New Life At Boarding School Just As A Series Of Brutal Murders Mimicking The Horrific Jack The Ripper Killing Spree Of Than A Century Ago Has Broken Out Across The City The Police Are Left With Few Leads And No Witnesses Except One Rory Spotted The Man Believed To Be The Prime Suspect But She Is The Only One Who Saw Him The Only One Who Can See Him And Now Rory Has Become His Next Targetunless She Can Tap Her Previously Unknown Abilities To Turn The Tables This book had been on my shelf for years, seriously, before I actually picked it up to read it I m not even sure why, because the plot was always intriguing to me.
I ended up having a great time with this story, and give it a solid 4 I thought the Jack The Ripper was stuff was interesting albeit a little on the fantastical side the way London and the general media was reacting to these murders but it didn t ruin the story for me I enjoyed the main character, I enjoyed reading about the London boarding school life which was surprising, as I m a little burnt out on boarding school stories and I found some parts to shockingly creepy this book has just the right amount of spook in it Some of the side characters felt a little flat to me, but I loved the Shades and I loved the antagonist Looking forward to reading the o Fand es richtig cool Toller Schreibstil, gute Geschichte Und wenn Jack the Ripper vorkommt hat man bei mir sowieso gewonnen.
I was really intrigued and quite pleased with The Name of the Star I read it after seeing many dazzling reviews, so my expectations were quite high and though it wasn t perfect, I was very satisfied with it.
Jack the Ripper That is all it took to entice me Unless you have been born and raised under a rock, you have already heard about Jack the Ripper His case is fascinating and very mysterious I was really curious to find out how Maureen was going to use an extremely known story and make it fresh I was not disappointed I loved the creativity she used while writing the plot in this book She obviously did her research and added quite a bit of actual Ripper facts in the story which was very interesting Then she added some great plot elements to make it an original and refreshing story.
The first part of the book we have Rory who has moved to London to at



Amazing listened to the audiobook while driving back and forth on tour stops I HATE driving long hours but I was honestly excited about getting back in the car so I could hit play and dive back into the world plus, the woman who does the audio does TONS of accents and it was incredible this story is creepy, unique, and has a touch of Gothic feel that I just adore ordered book 2 the second I finished This is actually the first book I ve read that s by Maureen Johnson, so I didn t know what to expect Normally, I would shy from these types of things I mean come on it IS Jack the Ripper Are you kidding me I m not a big fan of horror movies, or horror books ,for that matter A few weeks ago before reading the book, I foolishly thought that this was a historical paranormal So imagine my surprise when I started reading and found out that this was set in present day, not in the 1880 s with the actual Jack the Ripper The plot was very multi layered and clever it s obvious that the author had put so much thought into this I read in an interview that she intended the beginning to be heavy on the school boarding stuff, and I agree At the start, I didn t feel like I m reading a paranormal story It felt like a contemporary Which isn t a bad This book had been on my shelf for years, seriously, before I actually picked it up to read it I m not even sure why, because the plot was always intriguing to me.
I ended up having a great time with this story, and give it a solid 4 I thought the Jack The Ripper was stuff was interesting albeit a little on the fantastical side the way London and the general media was reacting to these murders but it didn t ruin the story for me I enjoyed the main character, I enjoyed reading about the London boarding school life which was surprising, as I m a little burnt out on boarding school stories and I found some parts to shockingly creepy this book has just the right amount of spook in it Some of the side characters felt a little flat to me, but I loved the Shades and I loved the antagonist Looking forward to reading the o Fand es richtig cool Toller Schreibstil, gute Geschichte Und wenn Jack the Ripper vorkommt hat man bei mir sowieso gewonnen.
I was really intrigued and quite pleased with The Name of the Star I read it after seeing many dazzling reviews, so my expectations were quite high and though it wasn t perfect, I was very satisfied with it.
Jack the Ripper That is all it took to entice me Unless you have been born and raised under a rock, you have already heard about Jack the Ripper His case is fascinating and very mysterious I was really curious to find out how Maureen was going to use an extremely known story and make it fresh I was not disappointed I loved the creativity she used while writing the plot in this book She obviously did her research and added quite a bit of actual Ripper facts in the story which was very interesting Then she added some great plot elements to make it an original and refreshing story.
The first part of the book we have Rory who has moved to London to at

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[ Read Online The Name of the Star ✓ computer-reference PDF ] by Maureen Johnson Í izmirescort.pro Maureen knew from an early age she wanted to be a writer She went to high school at an all girls Catholic school and graduated from University of Delaware with a degree in writing She now lives and writes in New York City.Many of the adventures Maureen s characters face in her books are based on real life stories Maureen has traveled all over Europe, and is a Secret Sister to vlog brothers Han