Wednesday, May 18, 2016

{WOW} STARFALL by Melissa Landers

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 with 5 comments

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week's WoW selection is...

's Pick:

Title: Starfall
Author: Melissa Landers
Series: Starflight, book #2
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Publication Date: February 7, 2017

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When Princess Cassia Rose fled her home world of Eturia to escape an arranged marriage to a bloodthirsty prince and prevent a coup, she had no idea her sudden departure would spark a war. Now after two years hiding as a lowly ship hand, she finally has the chance to return home and make peace, but not in the way she imagined. Shackled by bounty hunters, she is violently dragged back to account for her crimes. Her only solace is that the Banshee crew managed to evade capture, including Kane Arric, her best friend... with occasional benefits.

Meanwhile, Kane and the rest of the crew of the Banshee, including Solara and Doran, are planning a desperate rescue mission. But when they arrive on Eturia, they find Cassia ruling her home planet, having imprisoned the rogue prince who would have overthrown her family. Deep down, Kane knows that Cassia can't rule her world and be with the bastard son of a business man, but he's also sure she returns his feelings, and that makes the circumstances all the more painful. When the outer realms are threatened by the dangerous Zhang mafia, Cassia, Kane and the rest of the Banshee crew rally to protect the population from widespread enslavement. The reunion forces Cassia to consider who her true family is and if she can live without the boy who has been there for her through thick and thin.

I loved Starflight. So far, it's my favorite of Melissa Landers' books. Spaceships. Banter. Hate-to-love romance. What's not to love? And although this sequel doesn't feature the same couple as the first book, I'm equally as excited because I loved the chemistry between Cassia and Kane. Plus, it's always nice to revisit old friends. :)

What are you desperately waiting for this Wednesday? Let us know in the comments or share a link to your own WoW post!


  1. I still need to read Starflight! Looking forward to both of them now. Great pick!
    Here's my WoW.

  2. I hope you'll enjoy this one, Jen!

  3. I've loved the Alienated series so far, so I've got to start this one as well! Great pick, and I love that cover!
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  4. I loved Starflight too, for all the reasons you listed!! And I think companion novel sequels are so fun. It'll be cool to focus on different main characters, but I'm really glad Solara and Doran are still mentioned in the synopsis :D Can't wait to read Starfall!

  5. I still haven't read Starflight yet! But I'm glad you were able to love that one and are looking forward to diving into this one too ;)


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