Star-Touched Stories by Roshani Chokshi audiobook

Star-Touched Stories

By Roshani Chokshi
Read by Priya Ayyar

Macmillan Young Listeners 9781250180797
8.95 Hours 1
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This program includes a bonus conversation with the author. Star-Touched Stories by Roshani Chokshi combines three lush and adventurous stories in the Star-Touched World. Death and Night He was Lord of Death, cursed never to love. She was Night incarnate, destined to stay alone. After a chance meeting, they wonder if, perhaps, they could be meant for more. But danger crouches in their paths, and the choices they make will set them on a journey that will span lifetimes. Poison and Gold Now that her wish for a choice has come true, Aasha struggles to control her powers. But when an opportunity to help Gauri and Vikram's new reign presents itself, she will have to battle her insecurities and maybe, along the way, find love. Rose and Sword There is a tale whispered in the dark of the Empire of Bharat-Jain. A tale of a bride who loses her bridegroom on the eve of her wedding. But is it a tale or a truth?

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This program includes a bonus conversation with the author. Star-Touched Stories by Roshani Chokshi combines three lush and adventurous stories in the Star-Touched World. Death and Night He was Lord of Death, cursed never to love. She was Night incarnate, destined to stay alone. After a chance meeting, they wonder if, perhaps, they could be meant for more. But danger crouches in their paths, and the choices they make will set them on a journey that will span lifetimes. Poison and Gold Now that her wish for a choice has come true, Aasha struggles to control her powers. But when an opportunity to help Gauri and Vikram's new reign presents itself, she will have to battle her insecurities and maybe, along the way, find love. Rose and Sword There is a tale whispered in the dark of the Empire of Bharat-Jain. A tale of a bride who loses her bridegroom on the eve of her wedding. But is it a tale or a truth?

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

A stunning debut with lush language. School Library Journal, starred review
A unique fantasy that is epic myth and beautiful fairy tale combined. Booklist, starred review
In Chokshi's prose, voices have substance and texture while light has color and flavor. NPR.org
Lush and dizzying. New York Times Book Review
Chokshi's prose is captivating. Publishers Weekly, starred review
Chokshi revives the luscious and strange setting of Alaka from The Star-Touched Queen pulling in further elements of Indian folklore for creatures both charming and terrifying. The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
Careful plotting, multiple viewpoints, high-stakes action, and a slow-burn relationship makes this heady fantasy completely engrossing. A first pick for YA collections. School Library Journal, starred review
Chokshi's debut, The Star-Touched Queen (2016), was lush and gorgeously written, and Chokshi has only improved; this lovely companion tale boasts a stronger narrative structure in addition to the delightful prose. Booklist
With a happily-ever-after reminiscent of beloved fairy tales, this is a great pick for voracious readers who like their bejeweled princesses to have hard edges. Kirkus Reviews
Deftly woven with fantastical elements and Indian mythology, the tales reflect and materialize the characters' internal struggles...Aasha's and Gauri's stories explore complex themes of identity, ambition, love, and loss. Chokshi marries sensuous storytelling with kick-ass protagonists in these feminist romances. Kirkus ReviewsPraise for A Crown of Wishes:Named “One of the Most Anticipated YA Novels of 2017” by Entertainment Weekly, Teen Vogue, and Bustle.com

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Author Bio: Roshani Chokshi

Author Bio: Roshani Chokshi

Roshani Chokshi comes from a small town in Georgia where she collected a Southern accent, but does not use it unless under duress. At Emory University, she dabbled with journalism, attended some classes in pajamas, forgot to buy winter boots and majored in 14th century British literature. She spent a year after graduation working and traveling and writing. After that, she started law school at the University of Georgia where she’s learning a new kind of storytelling.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 8.95
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English