Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Grasp the Stars” as Want to Read:
Grasp the Stars
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Grasp the Stars

3.68 of 5 stars 3.68  ·  rating details  ·  56 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Pursued by members of every species, Meris-the most ancient and legendary of the Jadamiin-is a stowaway on a ship bound for the Port Earth space station. But the pursuit isn't over-and suddenly Port Earth is embroiled in high level intrigue that could annihilate the entire station.
ebook, 496 pages
Published July 6th 2004 by Daw Books
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Grasp the Stars, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Grasp the Stars

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 116)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Mary JL
Jan 30, 2013 Mary JL rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Any science fiction fan
Shelves: main-sf-fantasy
Things are Earthport Station are really hectic.

First are the normal snafus when three differing race--human; Phi-Nurian; and Rofan are busy sharing the same spaceport with their differing customs and conflicts. The Phi-Nurians are erractic; the arrogant Rofans like to duel.

Then, the nearby Rofan spaceport is closed due to an unusual emergency, so ships must continue on to Earth Port Station. The workload of incoming ships is suddenly doubled.

And now, our heroine--Deputy Rachel Adjami--is running
...more
Jason
The author attempted to write a wheels within wheels plot in the manner of Robert Jordan, Tom Clancy, or David Weber...and tripped over the attempt, feel down two or three flights of stairs, and landed in a broken heap of sadness at the bottom.

The various plots in the book are handled poorly, all of them jumping erratically in a hard-to-read hard-to-follow mess of words and character thoughts. Some of the main issues are:

1)The perspective jumps between far to many characters, most of whom are a
...more
Reid
Another description of life on a space station orbiting earth, but this one has a twist. A strange alien (supposed to me the "mother of the universe") shows up hotly pursued by those who would exploit her supposed godhood. Dragged into the conflict are two police officers who, amid the chaos of an overcrowded space station, don't try to save their galaxy, just their jobs.

Mildly confusing in places with some language.
Susan
After Spirit Fox I had to read a stand-alone by Ms. Wingert. A lovey Royo-esque cover and a great story--wonder if she'll do any more books...?
Lynn Calvin
Ebook reread...had forgotten some of this excellent book - wish there was more from this author.

Good story, good portrayal of aliens. Lots of loose ends, although certainly a complete story. I wish there had been more, but this is a worthwhile standalone.
Sue Milo
Keep an eye out for a sequel....
Brandy
Brandy added it
Jan 03, 2015
Heather
Heather marked it as to-read
Jan 02, 2015
K Davis
K Davis marked it as to-read
Oct 30, 2014
Beizal
Beizal marked it as to-read
Oct 21, 2014
Jack
Jack added it
Sep 15, 2014
Brigitte
Brigitte marked it as to-read
Jul 23, 2014
Jennifer
Jennifer marked it as to-read
Jun 16, 2014
Andrea
Andrea marked it as to-read
May 01, 2014
Elise
Elise marked it as to-read
Jan 25, 2014
Simona
Simona marked it as to-read
Jan 12, 2014
James Gillett
James Gillett marked it as to-read
Dec 27, 2013
« previous 1 3 4 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Jennifer Wingert lives in Iowa, works full-time, and writes in every spare moment she can find. Spirit Fox is her first novel, but it will certainly not be her last.
More about Jennifer Wingert...
Spirit Fox

Share This Book