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Star Daughter

(2020)
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“Shveta Thakrar's prose is as beautiful as starlight.”—New York Times bestselling author Holly Black

This gorgeously imagined YA debut blends shades of Neil Gaiman’s Stardust and a breathtaking landscape of Hindu mythology into a radiant contemporary fantasy.

The daughter of a star and a mortal, Sheetal is used to keeping secrets. Pretending to be “normal.” But when an accidental flare of her starfire puts her human father in the hospital, Sheetal needs a full star’s help to heal him. A star like her mother, who returned to the sky long ago.

Sheetal’s quest to save her father will take her to a celestial court of shining wonders and dark shadows, where she must take the stage as her family’s champion in a competition to decide the next ruling house of the heavens—and win, or risk never returning to Earth at all.

Brimming with celestial intrigue, this sparkling YA debut is perfect for fans of Roshani Chokshi and Laini Taylor. 

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Praise for this book

"Shveta Thakrar's prose is as beautiful as starlight." - Holly Black

"A gorgeously written tale of magic and family, of finding and fighting for your place, Star Daughter has a heart that shines as brilliantly as its celestial court." - S A Chakraborty

"My favorite tales are the ones that sneakily draw you out of one world and slip you into the next. This is one of those. I emerged from Star Daughter dusted with constellations and wonder. Thakrar's imagination is a feast for the senses." - Roshani Chokshi

"An enchanting story about love, family, finding your voice, and searching for home. Thakrar’s sparkling command of language weaves magic on every page. This book is a joy, and will speak to anyone who yearns to belong." - Claire Legrand

"Absolutely magical and captivatingly lyrical." - Sandhya Menon

"A magical debut full of wonder, wit, myths, and adventure. Reading Thakrar's words is like swimming through the most beautiful imagination—every page is a delight." - Natasha Ngan

"Absolutely magical. Thakrar weaves her words so tightly around you that you are completely immersed in her world, a victim of its lyrical starsong." - Ellen Oh

"Shveta Thakrar’s writing shines as bright as any star." - Laura Sebastian

"Luminously beautiful, with a mythic heart." - Tasha Suri

"Take a journey to the heavenly courts in this luscious, shimmering fantasy, so dripping with beauty and imagination you’ll want to eat it with a spoon." - Laini Taylor


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Hardback Editions

August 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: Star Daughter
Author(s): Shveta Thakrar
ISBN: 0-06-289462-5 / 978-0-06-289462-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperTeen
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Audio Editions

August 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: Star Daughter
Author(s): Shveta Thakrar
ISBN: 1-09-417003-8 / 978-1-09-417003-9
Publisher: HarperCollins B and Blackstone Publishing
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August 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: Star Daughter
Author(s): Shveta Thakrar
ISBN: 1-09-417004-6 / 978-1-09-417004-6
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August 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: Star Daughter: Library Edition
Author(s): Shveta Thakrar
ISBN: 1-09-417002-X / 978-1-09-417002-2
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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August 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Star Daughter
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Publisher: HarperAudio
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August 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Star Daughter
Author(s): Shveta Thakrar
Publisher: HarperAudio
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August 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Star Daughter
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Publisher: HarperAudio
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August 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Star Daughter
Author(s): Shveta Thakrar
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Kindle Editions

August 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Star Daughter
Author(s): Shveta Thakrar
Publisher: HarperTeen
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