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Lost in Starlight

(Starlight Saga #1)

3.84  ·  Rating details ·  124 ratings  ·  64 reviews
School reporter Sloane Masterson knows she has one helluva story when she witnesses hottie Hayden Lancaster bending forks with his mind...

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Paperback, 350 pages
Published June 26th 2014 by Disenchanted Publishing (first published January 26th 2014)
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Christina Marie
**This book was provided to me by the author in exchange for my honest review**

Rating: 3.5 stars

Very reminiscient of Alienated by Melissa Landers, Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout, and Twilight by Stephanie Meyer. One of those books I love, the other two I absolutely am not a fan of. This book shares qualities from all three of them, which is why I found it so difficult to rate/review this. On initial thoughts, I want to say I didn't like this book because it reminds me of two books/series tha
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Lori
Jun 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
ok you alien lovers, here's a love story human, alien.
well written, thought out storyline, not rushed. very cute love scenes , not too mushy but sweet and the main male character planned these. nice right? it's usually the women. you have some violence, better then girls, always , just a given. A very different character,Salone, she is just herself and is ok with it. even being self conscious she is still confident. She's crushing on Hayden, the new boy at school who is more man then boy tiny o
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Meg
Jun 03, 2014 rated it liked it
~ I gigantic thank you to Sherry Soule for providing me with a copy of her novel in exchange for an honest review ~

I am a firm believer in the possibility of life on other planets. We would have to be pretty egotistical to believe that we are the only ones in the whole entire universe. Have you checked the universe lately? Do you know how ever expanding that thing is? And I guess it is because I believe in the likelihood of life outside of our green and blue planet, that I desperately wish for
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Dianne
Looking for a standout heroine in a paranormal romance? One who is smart, sassy and dares anyone to deny her right to “dance to the beat of a different drummer?” Maybe you’d like to find a hero who is “special,” tough, and loyal while wearing his heart on his sleeve. Two teens, whose lives and hearts entwine in a world who would never understand, rather sounds a little like Romeo and Juliet, don't you think? Maybe, except this Romeo is a hybrid, part human and part alien and his laws state he ca ...more
Sharon
May 22, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: young-adult
Review: 3 out of 5 stars

For some reason when I was reading this book I would often think of Twilight, there were a few similarities where I couldn’t help but compare but it also had its own unique story-line as well, we are dealing with aliens here rather than vamps.

Our main protagonist is Sloane Masterson, just a regular girl investigating for the school paper the popular ‘bad boy’ in school; she was a character that I liked but didn’t love, she was believable in her actions and reactions but s
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Brandee (un)Conventional Bookworms
Oh, what a fun read! With a kickass, snarky heroine, a swoon-worthy hero, intrigue and snappy writing, Lost in Starlight was, as Sloane would say, awesomesauce!

Sloane Masterson is an exceptional heroine. This purple-haired, full-figured, horror-film loving girl is smart, snarky, and not afraid to stand up for herself. As a reporter for her school's newspaper, she's investigating one sexy Hayden Lancaster, whom she's been crushing on since his arrival in town. Her investigations bring to light so
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Serenity
Jun 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Sloane is one heck of a journalist, and she will go all lengths to get the scoop. Ah I love her and all she did through the book, she is one amazing lady to read about. What I also liked was how relate able Sloane is. She is a normal girl, no crazy thin figure, has fun hair, writes for a paper and likes chilling at a cemetery. So totally normal.

Her story of Hayden and his powers are more than they seem. You can easily see there is going to be an attraction with them. I really liked how Sloane i
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Marcy
Jun 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Full review can be found at: http://thegirlbookaholic.blogspot.com...
This story line pulled me in from the beginning with its high pace. Already in the first chapter Sloane suspects there is something different about Hayden and starts investigating what it might be. Also, while reading this book, I was reminded of another similar book, Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout because both have to do with hot alien guys and how they fall for strong and independent human girls. Sloane and Hayden's relat
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Tammy K.
This one reminded me of a mix between the Twilight series and TV series Smallville.
While the main reason I read this book was because it was part of a group reading challenge, I did end up enjoying.
I give credit to author for envisioning the heroine as a size 14, horror flick geek, snarky, young girl.
However, the romance is choke-full of teen angst. I found myself cringing at the drama.
So do I recommend it? Yes. I feel that this young adult science fiction romance is likely to win the hearts of
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The Author Visits
Jun 19, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviews
I received a copy of Lost in Starlight from author Sherry Soule in return for an honest review.

I really enjoyed the first book in the Starlight Saga, Lost in Starlight.

Sloane Masterson, our quirky protagonist, is a smart-as-a-whip sixteen year old with a style all her own (read purple hair, a Hot Topic shopping habit, a love for horror films and a crush on the hottest boy in school.) A reporter for her school's newspaper, the Haven Gazette, Sloane is asked to cover a story on a recent computer h
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Nicole Hewitt
3.5/5 Stars

This review and many others can be found on my blog - Feed Your Fiction Addiction

This was an enjoyable book, but I have to admit that it didn’t feel incredibly unique and was a little bit predictable, which is why it only gets 3.5 stars from me. Still, it was a quick read, and by the end of the book I was definitely engaged in the story – and I’m intrigued to find out what will happen in the next book!

What I LOVED:

Sloane.
Sloane was a fun, snarky character with an investigative mind (
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Samantha (NeverCat Books)
Sherry Shoule had approached me on Goodreads and asked if I was interesting in reviewing her book Lost in Starlight, and as soon as I read the synopsis I knew this was a book I was going to have to check out. I would up with a little bit of a girl crush on the main character. Sloane Masterson reminds a litte of Veronica Mars with her super sleuthy reporting skills and bad ass attitude. Also I would love to own her closet and if I wasn't so attached to my red hair I would totally be trying to roc ...more
MsAjay (Ms. Undercover Geek)
I was given the ARC by the author for an honest review. I give this book three stars. It was a challenge rating this book, because I really wanted to love, but I just couldn’t. Starlight is a YA Paranormal Romance surrounding Sloan Masterson and Hayden Lancaster. Sloan is a quick witted curvy school newspaper journalist with a horror movie blog. I was so excited about this heroine in the beginning. The author set Sloan up to be this vivacious senior that didn’t take crap from anyone, but as soon ...more
Amber (The Book Bratz)
Jun 03, 2014 rated it really liked it

I don't believe we are alone in the universe. Have you seen the size of it? Have you listened to what NASA has believed they have found through out the years? Strange sightings? Getting my vibe here? I am serious. Lost in Starlight by Sherry Soule can be real in a sense that it kind of scare me. But if one of those alien hybrids happened to be Hayden....I would super alright with that.

Soule created a character I could immediately relate to. Sloane works on the school newspaper and her latest sto
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Liliana
Reviewed on Lili Lost in a Book

When I first heard about this book, I knew I needed to read it. I mean, a purple-haired girl who loves horror, plus a hot alien boy? Yes please! And it just sounded like a lot of fun! I was very excited to start it and had high hopes for it... way, way, high hopes.

One of my favorites things about this book were Sloane's blog posts! They were so much fun to read and as a horror movie lover myself, I totally agree with them!! Sloane, I really liked her as our main ch
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T.H. Hernandez
Jun 30, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I thoroughly enjoyed Lost in Starlight by Sherry Soule. Her youthful voice, fun and quirky characters, and intriguing plot hooked me from the first chapter. There were a lot of similarities to Jennifer L. Armentrout’s Obsidian – the main character runs a review blog, but in this case horror films and not books, there’s a hot alien with unusual eye color, an equally hot alien ex-girlfriend, a secret alien society, and oppressive government involvement. But there were also enough differences that ...more
Justine Winans
Jun 19, 2014 rated it really liked it
Lost in Starlight is a highly entertaining and very swoon-worthy romance that brings the intrigue of science fiction into a forbidden romance - which, in all honesty, never gets old. I enjoyed reading Lost in Starlight, and think that is an excellent choice of book to look into, whether one normally reads sci-fi romances or not.

I love the voice of Slone. She's not the typical YA heroine (I mean, she actually eats, which is exciting on it's own) but her humor and charm will instantly appeal to re
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Saptarshi Prachi
*** I was provided with a copy of this book from the author in return for an honest review ***

Lost In Starlight follows Sloane, a high school reporter who absolutely loves horror movies and zombies. But when she gets assigned to spy on and gather information on the mysterious brooding Hayden Lancaster, things doesn't go as planned. She soon discovers that there's more to Hayden Lancaster than what meets the eye. And being the curious person she is, Sloane isn't ready to back off from finding out
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Marie-Alice
Aug 04, 2014 rated it really liked it
First off I'd like to thank the author Sherry Soule for sending me this book to review because I really enjoyed it and can not wait for the second book!

I have to admit that this book is "my type" of book. Paranormal/sci-fi romances are probably my favorite genre. That already set me up to love this book. I also loved the originality of the bstory, I mean I have never read a book with a purple haired and not-so perfect heroine. The thing about YA is that it can be very repetative and cliché from
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Althea
Jun 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ebook, ya
> Full Review

I think we all have guilty pleasures when it comes to books and mine is teen aliens. I loved the Roswell TV show, as well as the books that inspired it, and I also love the Lux series by Jennifer L. Armentrout. Therefore Lost in Starlight seemed like my kind of book from the start. The story focuses on a teenage girl who has to investigate the whereabouts of one of her classmates for the school paper. Instead of the hacking story she was looking for, she discovers much more. Hayd
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Genessis
Jun 28, 2014 rated it liked it
Sherry Soule’s writing style is always so refreshing and unique, great to unwind and just read for the heck of it. Her characters are so realistic and appealing, you can’t help it but fall in love with them or hate them if they’re bad. Hayden is your typical bad boy with a heart of gold and to be honest, I just didn’t connect with him as much as I would have liked it. Yes, he was perfect because he wasn’t really a douchebag and accepted her for who she was without trying to change anything about ...more
Stephanie
Jun 11, 2014 rated it liked it
I received a copy of this title from the author. It does not impact my review.

I’ve heard the Lux series by Jennifer Armentrout described as “Alien Twilight”, but now I have to disagree. “Lost in Starlight” fits the comparison much better. And I don’t mean that in a bad way. (Come on, you all know you loved Twilight before it was cool to hate on it.) It has a lot of similarities to Twilight and to the Lux series, but it’s still it’s own unique story in a lot of other ways.

Sloane is a pretty great
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Marie-Alice
Jul 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
First off I'd like to thank the author Sherry Soule for sending me this book to review because I really enjoyed it and can not wait for the second book!

I have to admit that this book is "my type" of book. Paranormal/sci-fi romances are probably my favorite genre. That already set me up to love this book. I also loved the originality of the bstory, I mean I have never read a book with a purple haired and not-so perfect heroine. The thing about YA is that it can be very repetative and cliché fro
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Isabel
Jun 26, 2014 rated it liked it
My Thoughts:
What first caught my attention was the description of Sloane. In most books, the lead protagonist is always your typical image of beauty. She would probably have long hair, be slender, have natural hair color, etc. I liked that Sloane was curvy and had purple hair. She also had different fashion sense than others. What I loved about Sloane was that she was able to admit that she liked herself and how she looked. She was confident about her image and didn't give a crap about what othe
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DeAnna
Jun 20, 2014 rated it liked it
2.5 stars rounded up to 3

When Sherry Soule approached us about reviewing Lost in Starlight, I was kind of excited. I’m not typically an alien fan, but the description sounded really good, so I decided to give it a try. I’m still kind of confused as to how I felt about it.

Lost in Starlight mainly centers on Sloane, a slightly overweight teenage girl, and Hayden, the hot, unattainable new guy. They are inexplicably drawn to each other, putting her life in danger.

The story line of Lost in Starlight
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zapkode
Jun 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
{my thoughts} – This book was incredibly well written. It pulled me in from the beginning. I suppose because I am one of those individuals that really do enjoy a casual, not to frightful, yet entertaining story to read.

Sloane Masterson works for the High School newspaper and was assigned a story to get the inside scope on a new boy named Hayden Lancaster. Devin the chief editor of the paper seems to have a thing for Sloane and can’t seem to make his eyes look any where other then her chest. This
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Rebecca
May 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviewed

My Thoughts:

The Cover: I really like the cover for LOST in Starlight. Our pretty purple haired protagonist graces the lower corner. Hayden watches her from the top corner. It's all very starry and cosmic.
The Plot: Wow, okay, I have read lots of "YA romance stories". I have read lots of books where there is some major action and drama. But I have never read anything like Lost in Starlight. The plot is so different, but at the same time, it is very well written. I must admit, I found it started s
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B at Spare Time Book Blog
Jun 26, 2014 rated it really liked it
First off, I love alien books! So this one was perfect for me. Sloane is an average girl who goes to school, writes a column for the school paper, and has a crush on a guy. She has purple hair, loves horror movies, and is not a rail thing chick. She has rockin curves which sometimes makes her an easy target for bullies. She has been observing Hayden, crush guy, for a while for an article. When she starts to see weird things. Bending utinsels without using hands and moving from one place to anoth ...more
DelAnne Frazee
Jun 26, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviewed
Title: Lost In Starlight - Starlight Saga Book 1
Author: Sherry Soule
Publisher: Moonlight Publishing
Published: 6-22-2014
ISBN: 10: 0692224424
ISBN-13: 978-0692224427
ASIN E-Book: B00L89JAB2
Pages: 354
Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Paranormal
Overall Rating: Very Good
Reviewed For: Sherry Soule
Reviewer: DelAnne

Capture Line: High school is tough. Romance with a sexy alien--even tougher.

Sloan Masterson gets a lot of her idea from the great melting pot of the school cafeteria, not to mention a great view
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Yashira Negron
Jun 17, 2014 rated it liked it
I was delighted to get a request to review this book, especially since its about aliens. I haven't really read an alien book so this was a great start to my alien adventure. I really felt like I can relate to Sloane especially because because of her figure. She's not the usual size 0 girl, she has a figure, she has awesome purple hair, she's what many high schoolers now a days look like. In high school I was the thick big breasted girl that guys constantly had their eyes on my breast, which was ...more
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