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Product Details

  • Paperback: 456 pages
  • Publisher: Trafford Publishing (January 20, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1425188435
  • ISBN-13: 978-1425188436
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #10,153,678 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Paige Agnew was born in Michigan. She has enjoyed being her school newspaper editor and writing the theme poem for her graduation. Her compassion and sense of humor is in all of her writings. When Paige is not writing, she enjoys sports, dancing, singing, and reading. She is also actively involved in her church and community. Paige is currently working on other books.

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And the moment it came time to take lunch I was reading.
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I highly recommend this book to anyone who reads.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Jennifer Coissiere "The Tough Critic" VINE VOICE on February 22, 2011
Format: Paperback
Typical teenager is the last thought to come to mind when thinking about Kahlen Thomas. Things become even worse for her once her only and best friend, Emma, dies. Without Emma, Kahlen wallows in hurt and pain. She does not look for comfort from anyone around her, because she does not want to be pitied. When she runs into a mysterious guy, who is spontaneous and living life to the fullest, Kahlen's life begins to mimic that of a normal teen. Starless Sky by Paige Agnew is a journey from one stage of life to the next for two unsuspecting teenagers.

Kahlen's parents did not ever think they would see her smile ever again. She is so focused on being broken-hearted from losing Emma. Kahlen never went out of her way to make any other friends, so when Kennley Morgan invades the creek, she frequents to clear her mind, she is unwillingly forced into a newfound friendship. Before she can protest, Kennley's presence in her life is revealing in many ways. Through silly games, such as "random," Kahlen learns from Kennley everything does not have to make sense. She just needs to go with the flow of life.

As much as Kahlen wants to ignore the connection she feels to Kennley, his mysterious ways keeps her asking him many questions. There are some things neither one want to say out loud about their own life, afraid of what the other will think. When all their cards are face up on the table will they still have the same connection? Or will Kahlen suffer the lost of yet another friend?

Friendship is something I do not take lightly. I can tell the author feels the same. The characters were teenagers dealing with everyday teen stuff, like rumors. I like the way the adult characters were not overly visible throughout the story. They were there to guide and advise as necessary.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By bridget3420 on February 17, 2011
Format: Paperback
Absolutely captivating. It has been a long time since I read a book that moved me like Starless Sky did. Every now and again I read a book that blows me away. I could not put it down and it was impossible to think of anything other than what I was reading. I skipped a meal, put my phone on silent and when my husband tried to talk to me, he received a very has shhh. I highly recommend this book to anyone who reads.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Karielle @ Books à la Mode TOP 1000 REVIEWER on March 6, 2011
Format: Paperback
Blurb: Life is funny sometimes. Little kids drop ice cream cones, people in general often run in to screen doors, there's even the occasional moment when one might trip going up the stairs. Kahlen could expect those things, deal with them even. But what she didn't expect, not even in her wildest, horrific nightmares, that just as something so terrible could happen, something so wonderful could follow after it.
When Kahlen Thomas has a difficult time dealing with the lost of her best and only friend, she has hopes that the new boy at school, Kennley Morgan, will be the perfect distraction from her pain. She slowly realizes that Kennley doesn't as much distract her from her problems as much as he adds to them because of his own interesting past.

What Stephanie Thought: Teenage heartbreak and fallen innocence are portrayed magnificently in Starless Sky. Having written the novel when the author was a teenager herself, Paige Agnew captures the essence of how much it sucks being a teenager, but how beautiful it can be too.
Starless Sky was enjoyable because of how much I could relate to it -- both the scenario of troublesome high school days (the stresses of excruciating homework, boyfriend troubles, and friendship drama) as well as the main character, Kahlen's dilemma of not being able to come out of her shell completely. Labeled the school "bitch" (though to many, the "pretty bitch"), Kahlen, a self-declared introvert and failure, loses her best and only friend, Emma, to a terrifying car accident the beginning of junior year. If that isn't desolate enough, she almost immediately after Emma's death, falls into an intoxicating, mind-whirling relationship with the new bad boy in town, Kennley -- one she isn't sure she can get out of.
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Format: Paperback
This is my first young adult contemporary that I ever read, and I'm very glad I did it. The story of a young girl dealt with her lost of her best friend was really unbelievably sad and heartbroken. I think I know that I will feel the same way if I lose a best friend when you only have a few friends that you cherish and means the world to you. It will unacceptable and I could have spend a lot of time to forget about it. I was absolutely enticed with the characters, Kahlen, Kennly and Marissa. I felt so sorry for her, and I felt the tension that she felt to deal with people, family, and friends after the loss. And when she thought Kennley could distract her from the pain, Kennley is also has a past that he also need to deal, which bring a great mysterious and intrigued me to find out.

Other than that, one thing that I can give a big applause to the author is how she bring up the big issues such as drugs, staying clean, moral issues, and also what I've mention before is the loss of a dear one. The issues are heavy and I really think the author successfully translating it on the paper. And I can't believe she's a teenager herself! The plot line was great, the scenes are organized very well even there's a part which I thought shouldn't be dragged into great details. Most of the time, my eyes were watery and I couldn't hold back because it was too sad, and yes, it's a real tearjerker.

However, I have tiny little complain. I quite having a problem with the font of the words. It kind of a bit distracting and made me a little harder to read. Nonetheless of the complain, it is a beautiful story. All in all, despite of the complain (maybe I'm just too whiny girl), I love the story. The book should get all attentions of all young adults fan and you will agree what I've said. Two thumbs up for the author!
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