Alexa Donne

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Alexa Donne I came up for the idea of BRIGHTLY BURNING (aka: "Jane Eyre in space!") in the shower, of all places. I was wondering why there weren't many YA retell…moreI came up for the idea of BRIGHTLY BURNING (aka: "Jane Eyre in space!") in the shower, of all places. I was wondering why there weren't many YA retellings of Jane Eyre, one of my all-time favorite books, and I thought "how would I translate the Gothic elements of the novel in a modern YA retelling?" And suddenly I was like OMG YOU SET IT IN SPACE!!! :D(less)
Alexa Donne Yes, I do! I co-host Novel Tea Show with Kat O'Keeffe and Lainey Kress. New episodes coming soon :)
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Brightly Burning

3.71 avg rating — 3,275 ratings — published 2018 — 9 editions
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The Ivies

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I am thrilled to now be on Goodreads as an author! Thank you to everyone who has already added BRIGHTLY BURNING to their to-read shelf. I've been overwhelmed by the positive reception!

I'll be blogging every so often here, mostly posting updates on the book/events/giveaways, etc. I'm already pretty active on other parts of the interwebs, specially when it comes to writing and publishing advice.

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This book punched me in the face and I loved it. What a tornado of a book! The thriller space is not ready. It's essentially a social thriller--Get Out meets gentrification in Brooklyn. In fact, the Get Out comp is most apropos--I'd say if you like o ...more
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I read an early version of this as a CP and it was SO GOOD I itched to tell people about it, and that's how you know a thriller is good! I cannot wait to read the publication version and 5 star it all over again :)
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Stayed up WAY too late two nights in a row to read this! Sucked me in with the atmosphere and then made me care SO MUCH about the characters and all the things that went down. Done with the book and STILL MAD at several characters for things they did ...more
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“Sometimes the loneliest you could be was surrounded by people who didn't understand you.”
Alexa Donne, Brightly Burning

“Don't you want to know why I don't love Bianca?"
"Because you met her?" I said into the rough fabric of his coat, sure he couldn't hear me. He could, and he laughed.
"That's why I love you Stella. You have a good hear, but also a sharp tongue. The perfect combination.”
Alexa Donne, Brightly Burning

“I've never been kissed like that.
And I've never kissed like that”
Alexa Donne, Brightly Burning

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