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The Fallen Stars

(The Star Child #2)

4.27  ·  Rating details ·  49 ratings  ·  24 reviews
When all is lost, he will have to make the ultimate decision.

Kellen St. James was just your average seventeen-year-old prodigy, until he eighty-sixed the Lord of Faerie and proposed to the Celtic Goddess, Calienta. But then everything in Kellen’s life gets turned upside-down when he and Cali end up on the run from a seriously irritated group of faeries. The worst part? The
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Published April 12th 2013 by Inkspell Publishing
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    Nov 26, 2013 rated it liked it
    With a book summary that suggests secrets and struggles, The Fallen Stars opens with things going awry when Kellen is about to have his most cherished moment with Calienta. Will Kellen make the right choice to honor his heritage?

    To be honest, I wasn’t too fond of the first half of the story. Most of the crucial details about the prophecy weren’t revealed till much later in the book and I felt like not much was going on in the first portion. But when secrets were gradually revealed in the latter
    Stephanie Keyes
    Feb 18, 2021 added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
    The Fallen Stars, the second book in The Star Child series releases April 23rd, 2021. This time Kellen and Cali are on the run in the mortal world. Joined by Kellen's best friend Gabe, they go into hiding only to discover that there are Faeries in Maine, too...

    The driverless car came to an abrupt, shuddering halt on the circular drive in the barren courtyard at Leeds. Three buildings stood on the tiny island that was Leeds, and a well-manicured lawn stretched out before us. I opened the car door
    Kate’s Book Spot
    Jan 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing
    Firstly I’d like to thank the author for sending me an e-copy of this book for her book tour.

    I really enjoyed The Star Child and as always I felt a little bit concerned that the second book might not live up to my expectations – clearly I shouldn’t have worried because somehow The Fallen Stars managed to exceed all my expectations, it was fantastic!

    The prologue hinted at more trouble for Kellen and Calienta, I was excited to see where this would take them so I quickly moved on to the first chapt
    J.B (Debbie)
    Apr 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing
    The Fallen Stars is the 2nd book in the Star Child series and like book one, its an absolute smash hit! The Fallen stars begins where the first book left off, at Kellen and Calienta's wedding. However, being a Goddess and a Mortal usually means one thing............things are never going to go as planned and the love struck couple are once again propelled into a land of magic, mystery, faerie and uncertainty. They will be left wondering if their love and their very different lives will survive w ...more
    Apr 12, 2013 rated it really liked it
    Kellen St. James (a mortal), his fiancée Calienta (a celtic Goddess) and his mortal friend Gabriel find themselves on the run after being chased by a group of faeries. All three are faced with difficult decisions that will have an impact on the rest of their lives. Will the dark side win?

    After having taken part in the Fiction Addiction Book Tours Trailer reveal for the Fallen Stars I just knew that I had to read this book.

    I have not had a huge amount of “experience” with fantasy books but was re
    P. Reads
    Apr 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing
    As this is the second book of A Star Child Trilogy, something already happened in the first book - A Star Child... Go and read it...and I will... well, read on...

    When Kellen St James fulfilled the first part of the old prophecy into the last detail - refusing the immortal life - written in the coastal cave in Ireland, he thought that all he has to do is to marry his immortal Calienta, a goddess who's parents he saved and earn possibility to become immortal.

    But that was not what his 'friends' in
    Linn Halton
    Mar 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
    Shelves: ya-fantasy
    “Magnificent!” Keyes’ imagination is on fire, and you will be delighted as the story of Kellen St James and Calienta continues in book two of The Star Child series. The story is compelling and the ending is perfect – you are left with a sense of real satisfaction and yet expectation for the final novel to come in this series.

    Whilst fantasy is still very much in play, I love the every-day setting as we follow Kellen and Cali whilst they are on the run. The blend between normal life and fantasy is
    Mar 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing
    I received an ARC of this book and read it in two days. I couldn't put it down. The Fallen Stars takes the reader beyond The Star Child and delves into the romance behind Kellen and Cali's relationship. A must-read for 2013. Readers who enjoyed books like Twilight, Beautiful Creatures, and Need will probably really enjoy this book. ...more
    Rachel W
    May 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
    Shelves: first-reads
    definitely better than the first one, which is saying something because i loved that one too. The Fallen Stars seemed to make more sense than Star Child, even though it seemed to have more plot twists. there was a blooper on page 460, i think. it repeated the same thing it had said on 459. something about the amulet. anyway, awesome book.
    can't wait for the third
    Feb 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
    Excellent characterization. Keyes' twists and turns instantly pull you into Kellen and Calienta's intense world. ...more
    Jenny in Neverland
    Nov 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
    Shelves: 2013, fantasy, ya
    This is the second book in The Star Child trilogy (you can see my review of The Star Child here) and it was sent to me to review by Loveahappyending magazine. When I started reading this book, I was worried I wasn't going to remember the idea of the story as it has been a long time since I read the first one and it was an extremely in-depth storyline however after the first chapter I was relieved that the story of Kellen and Calienta just came swimming back to me like no time had passed at all. ...more
    Jul 27, 2014 rated it really liked it
    After reading the first book in this trilogy, I fell in love with the storyline and all the characters within it. Now that I have read the second, I have fallen even deeper in love with it all. The first one was great, this one however, was as good, if not a tiny bit better. I loved every second of it, I was unable to put it down. I was too engrossed in the plot. It was absolutely Wonderful.

    Something I enjoyed about it was the familiarity of it all and delving back in from where it left off pr
    Feb 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing
    I am going to preface this review with the suggestion that you read The Star Child first. You could read The Fallen Stars without but you may be lost on some of the characters and the references that are made throughout the book. Like I said earlier The Fallen Stars picks up right where we left off. Kellen and Calienta are supposed to get married, but unfortunately before the ceremony can finish The C.O.D or Children of Danu show up and threaten Kellen, Calienta, Lugh and Bridget. With the weddi ...more
    Aug 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

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    When I read book one in this series, The Star Child, I was loving fantasy books at the time and though that was one of the most enjoyable fantasy novels I’d read, I’ve since gone off that kind of novel a little bit. But not one to resist Stephanie Keyes stunning writing, I threw myself into The Fallen Stars and recaptured my love for the fantasy novel. As much as I was a fan of The Star Child, The Fallen Stars was even better and has lef
    Genesis Sheli (Whispering Chapters)
    First published at GenGen's Book Blog

    I expected a little more from this book but I found it to be slow the majority of it. While it is still a great story and it is portrayed wonderfully, I had a problem with the pacing and romance. The Star Child had a pacing that I loved because a lot of stuff kept happening, one after the other, and the romance between Calienta and Kellen was so beautiful. In The Fallen Stars, Cali and Kellen’s journey continues when they are about to get married but Cali’s a
    Tracy Riva
    After a somewhat halting start in which Calienta, aka Cali, was largely a emotional basket case due to becoming human this book started to pick up steam. As the focus moved from Cali's decision to take on a mortal life and give up her immortality and all that implied and began to focus more on the central conflict of good versus evil and whether the second half of an ancient prophecy would become true it really got interesting.

    The three main characters Kellen, Cali and Gabe bring plenty of inter
    Jo Hughes
    Aug 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
    I would like to thank Jenny at Neverland Tours and Stephanie Keyes for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for a fair and honest review.

    We catch up with Kellen and Calienta just as they are about to be married, but as with all stories things don’t go to plan and they just manage to escape with their lives.

    On the run from with Kellen’s friend Gabe, they are don’t know why they faieries attacked or why they want Kellen, add to the fact that they are not sure who to trust, this makes this se
    Pratr- Authors
    Jun 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
    Shelves: debbies-reviews
    Kellen St James and Calienta get as far as NEARLY getting married. then all hell breaks loose, again, and they find themselves, along with Gabe Stewart, Kellen's best friend and room mate from college, on the run from Cali's auntie, and lord knows who else. BUT no one is quite sure why! Secrest are revealed, and the plot, as they says, thickens!

    I enjoyed this one, MUCH more than book one. its still clean and with minimal violence, so i would still let my 13 yr old read it BUT it flows better, mo
    Jun 16, 2014 rated it really liked it
    Kellen St James and Calienta get as far as NEARLY getting married. then all hell breaks loose, again, and they find themselves, along with Gabe Stewart, Kellen's best friend and room mate from college, on the run from Cali's auntie, and lord knows who else. BUT no one is quite sure why! Secrest are revealed, and the plot, as they says, thickens!

    I enjoyed this one, MUCH more than book one. its still clean and with minimal violence, so i would still let my 13 yr old read it BUT it flows better, mo
    Lynsey James
    Aug 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
    I was lucky enough to review The Star Child, the first book in this amazing series and I was thrilled to get the opportunity to review the second. This book continues the story of Kellen and Calienta, two teenagers entangled in a world of ancient prophecies, pissed-off faeries and an ever-growing mutual attraction. I was super excited to read this and I wasn’t disappointed.

    The characters are rich and relatable, while Keyes continues their development from The Star Child with effortless ease. I e
    Sep 11, 2014 rated it really liked it
    Magic, mystery and a lot of heartbreak are the order of the day in The Fallen Stars.

    Stephanie Keyes returns readers to the Star Child series at a crucial point in Kellen and Calienta’s lives and I welcomed back the characters as they were pushed to the brink. Things go wrong almost immediately; the action kicks in and the mystery levels crank up a notch as we discover a previous battle still, in fact, rages on.

    With the basis of the story beginning to form, I wholeheartedly plunged myself back in
    Jul 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
    The second book in the Star Child series is a strong follow up which doesn't disappoint even for a second. Kellan, Calienta, and Gabe kept me reading from the first page as they dragged me through a world I recognized but was continually surprised by. I laughed, gasped, and even cried as they took me along on their journey. I’m not sure that I’m ready for it to all end in the next installment yet I can’t stop myself from moving on to know what’s in store next. ...more
    Lauren Kilinc
    Jun 24, 2013 rated it liked it
    Like the star child I feel this book was ok! It's the same for me I don't feel much for the characters and even though the book is well written the story isn't really for me. I found it over whelming and un clear at times. There are a lot characters in the books and I prefer to be able to connect with only a few! A great baddie though and I liked the cliff hanger

    I was gifted this book for an honest review.
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    Author Stephanie Keyes is a geek, a dreamer, and a hopeless romantic who writes books ranging from young adult fantasy to adult contemporary romance. Keyes won the RONE Award for Best YA Book of 2019 and took 2nd place in the Romance Writers of America Athena Awards For Excellence in NA & YA Fiction for The Spellbinder’s Sonata. As a romance author, she was a finalist in the 2018 International Boo ...more

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