With that being said - it might also explain why I find the ghostwriter's quality of work lacking and less memorable than Andrews true writing, especially with the newer, more modern series.
If your ...more
After reading Misty, the first novel in the Wildflowers series by V.C. Andrews, I was really excited to dive into Star, because I wanted to see what her story entailed. I was so eager to read it, I read it in almost a single sitting (then again, it's a short book), and I was glued to the pages throughout the entirety of the book.
As with Misty, the four main characters - Misty, Star, Ja...more
Just like with the first book, the best part of this is the look into the mind of somebody who is broken yet who refuses to give up. The way the character’s POV is written, as well as her reactions in ‘Misty’ help to paint a more complete picture of her pe ...more
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I started reading VC Andrews books in the 1991 and stopped about 2003.
I have read:
-Shooting Stars Series
-Broken Wings Series
As a preteen reading these novels was a rebellion and the gothic theme also seemed cool. I stopped reading this author because ...more
I will say that I liked Star's story much more than Misty's, simply because her pain seemed so much more amplified than Misty's. And because I've seen stories like Star's all over the place. It really hits home when you can look at a sotry of pain and know something like that happens ...more
I found Star to be very likeable, and I would have given this an extra star, except for the fact that Star's character is built on racist stereoypes.
I appreciate having a black female protagonist, but when her experiences are based on stereotypes and harmful potrayals, it really bothers me.
over enthused or really disgusted by it. V.C. Andrews books have a common theme to them , which is a girl that suffers through a tragedy and ends up being abused by a relative or guardian. It did keep
me entertained when I was in my teens.
COnclusion I like books with real life problemns
Virginia Cleo Andrews (born Cleo Virginia Andrews) was born June 6, 1923 in Portsmouth, Virginia. The youngest child and the only daughter of William Henry Andrews, a career navy man ...more