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Starlight

(The Dragonian #5)

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4.25  ·  Rating details ·  2,664 ratings  ·  203 reviews
In the Fifth and final part of the Dragonian Series, eighteen-year-old Elena Watkins and her dragon, the Rubicon, need to find the missing ingredients in order to free her father from Etan.

But what could the missing ingredient be?

And will she be willing to sacrifice her life if they don't find it before time runs out?
ebook, 671 pages
Published March 28th 2016 by Fire Quill Publishing
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Adrienne Woods Moonbeam takes place 10 years later following Blake and Elena again. Starbeam is King Albert and Queen Catherine Story of how they met and covering a…moreMoonbeam takes place 10 years later following Blake and Elena again. Starbeam is King Albert and Queen Catherine Story of how they met and covering a war. Darkbeam is Blake's story.(less)

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Penny
I forced myself to finish this book so I would complete the whole series. Now, I wish I have never wasted my time reading this series in the first place.

This book is tedious, full of cliché, tackiness and unnecessary drama. To me, the whole thing, the war, the drama, the plot, the romance, the friendships, all are senseless. The whole book was basically stupid teenage drama, but with grown up characters now. Elena is even more unbearable than in previos books, which is saying a lot. I disliked a
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Kbrazell
Nov 20, 2015 rated it it was ok
Shelves: dragons, kingdom
What just happened.

What did I read?

I'm usually all over this series but this book and the one before it? Na uh. The story in its general being is amazing - the world, the characters, amazing. I mean dragons and dragon riders, hello! What's not to love?

But it seems like in the past two books Woods might have lost her vision or I actually don't know. I'm not the writer here, I just love books. It just seemed like a lot of extra drama and angst for no reason. And it was an incredibly cheesing endi
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Amada
May 13, 2016 rated it liked it
I thought this book was a whole-lot of drama, and too little action. I imagined this book would be filled with badass fighting scenes, kick-ass dragons clearing all the evil out of Etan. Instead, this novel is strife with a series of misunderstandings, and unnecessary drama, if you ask me. Time after time, we get a SUPER annoying Elena, who honestly, acts like a five year old child. As soon as she sees something she doesn't like, she runs away in the shower and hides away from everyone. She igno ...more
Umaiya ❄️Ramblings of a Scattered Mind❄️
To quote Tweebs,

*Grabs mic*

*Clears throat and begins to scream*


FUCK YOU

FUCK ME

FUCK THIS

FUCK THAT

FUCK EVERYTHING

I HATE YOU, ADRIENNE WOODS!!


No rating. No review. No nothing.

I hate you, Adrienne Woods. And I don't mean the I love you so much I hate you-hate you, I mean I really hate you.
I HATE YOU SO FUCKING MUCH!

Why couldn't you have left it alone?
The book was fine enough. Not the best end to an otherwise brilliant series but it was well enough. But no. You just had to attach that bonus chapter
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Shapnam
Oct 31, 2015 rated it really liked it
WOODS IS ABSOLUTELY CREATIVE AND I ABSOLUTELY CANNOT WAIT FOR THIS BOOK!!! One of the best authors out there.

Update: these newsletters make me go crazy of wanting the book already
Sayara
May 01, 2016 rated it did not like it
Shelves: cant-compleate
Really!! Is this the turn this series had to take. Why is there the pic of Elena in a warrior look, coz the book have everything else than the war. Its all nonsense drama and nothing else.

It bored me to hell with all the drama going on,I skipped most of the conversations and was just hanging to know the final end. But the misunderstanding part was the final blow and I can get on with this book any more.

It was a great series but the last two books ruined it and how....
Irma
I was really dissapointed in the Starlight. I loved this series and this book was highly anticipated but this book was probably my least favourite in this whole series. While reading it, I had to take long breaks and I even skimmed most of it, just to finish it and even the ending wasn't the best.

The plot was all jumbled up and felt like it wasn't even connected to the previous books. This whole book was based on the drama between Blake and Elena and Tabitha.

Most of the characters went downhil
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Patricia Huynh
Oct 29, 2015 rated it it was ok
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Sara
I expected more of this book. Especially since it was the last one. The pace was slow and it made the book feel too long.
They're supposed to be planning things, they're at war after all, but she goes back to the academy like nothing is going on. It also wastes time describing boring facts about her routine.
That plus the misunderstandings made want to pull my hair out.

It was such a let down until the very bitter end. What a shame!
taveena kade
Feb 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
a stunning heartbreaking conclusion!
Desislava Pavlova
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anjuli
Jan 03, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the final book in the Dragonian series. I finally decided to read it after I let it sit in my TBR for a long time cuz frankly, I was very tired of the drama between Blake and Elena. Mostly, Elena. She was one of the most annoying characters in the series and she does not disappoint, as usual, with this book. The overall Dragonian series story is very interesting. However, Elena always got on my nerves.

The story continues with Elena and Blake trying to reconcile with each other after the
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Sovanratana
I am happy, sad, hopeful, excited, so many emotions; I can't even put into words how much I've grown to love this series. It has been such an amazing journey. My love for dragons has grown over the past month I've been reading the Dragonian series. I've sobbed and laughed, and cried at school twice.

There has of course been ups and downs, a moment where I wanted to quit because it seemed hard to get through but I read on and it was all worth it. Sure I get confused and a tiny bit annoyed (just a
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Hemod
Apr 07, 2016 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
A disappointing conclusion to a promising series. After a weaker 4th book, I was hesitant to read the final installment, but stellar reviews convinced me to give it a try. I hardly made it to the end, and not because of the significant amount of editing errors.

The cover of the book shows the image of Elena as a fighter and could not be more misleading. I presume that the writer intended to show through the first half of the book the internal struggle of the young women with her traumatic past. S
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Karalee
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Andrea
Jan 19, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018-read, own-ebook
OKAY, I really love this series and the characters in it, but this book and Moonbreeze had MAJOR ISSUES. Like the horrible sentences that made no fucking sense. The wrong names and words that didn't even fit together were ALL OVER THE PLACE. It made me mad and took a lot away from the reading experience. This book felt like it had missed the final rounds of editing.

Also, Blake and Elena's relationship drama annoyed me. They already went through the running away/not doing this phase. I didn't ne
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Danii
Nov 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I don't even know where to begin on this book. The whole series has torn apart my life, soul, and heart. I connected with these characters on a very deep level, and now that the series is over I feel like apart of me is missing ):
I thought that this was a great finale to the series. We got some loose ends tied up, they finally finished what the whole plot was about, and overall it was just amazing!
I feel that Elena really grew up a lot in this book, even if she was still being annoying about the
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Alessandro
Jun 08, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: m-f-fantasy
I loved this series, even though it was a little.. well immature at times. I had pretty high hopes for the ending.. but i must say it was a little anticlimactic..
Cassie C
Jan 01, 2016 rated it liked it
Review to come!

Update 6/4/16:

See more reviews on my blog Novels and Necklaces

Actual rating 3.5 stars

This review is breaking my heart to write. I have been in love with this entire series since I first picked it up back in 2013. I have had a special place in my heart for all of these characters for so long (don't worry...I still do!!) but this finale was a let down in many ways. I actually considered not writing a review for this because I simply didn't want to write a review that wasn't raving o
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Paola
Mar 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing
As the last book in the series – I am happy to say that Starlight didn't disappoint (as so many others sometimes do)!

I enjoyed the build up to the inevitable final conclusion and battle. I really couldn’t put it down!

I love that Adrienne doesn’t feel the need to dumb anything down for her readers – small little tit bits and clues are dropped along the way, and yes you are asked to connect the dots – and they all finally get tied up (which makes me so happy - as cannot stand to get to the end and
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Amy Adamson
May 28, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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Mita
Jan 26, 2016 rated it it was ok
i'm sorely disappointed. regardless of the eventual desired ending, the story was poorly written, in need of some serious editing, grammar reworking, and spell checking. i had to force myself through to the ending, taking multiple breaks between chapters, pages and sometimes even paragraphs. i don't remember the previous books being so poorly written but i hate that it ruins the story for me, especially when what i can remember was that i really LIKED the story :p
the only reason it gets two inst
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Jourdan Clum
Well, thank goodness this series is over. I wanted to like it, the concept was good, however the characters were terrible. The main character is selfish and at no point redeems herself. She has very little character development even throughout five books. Blake’s character evolution is absurd and even when they try to explain it, it still doesn’t make sense. The concept of a dent is obnoxious and doesn’t feel genuine despite the fact that it’s supposed to be the most genuine thing in the world. ...more
Karen
Mar 29, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I had to finish this series because after four books...well I just had too. I wished it would have had a lot less personal drama by Elena figuratively stomping her foot and refusing to listen to reason. I also could have done without the plethora of "F" words. Seriously, was there no other choices that could have been used to convey being tough or angry or frustrated? Aside from this I am glad there was finally some conclusion and wrap up to the series and I did enjoy a lot of it. I just don't k ...more
Di
I always try to rate a book as soon as I close it so that I can capture exactly how I feel at the time and exactly where that book transported me to. This book is a wonderful example of why I do this because if I had waited until today to rate it, I probably would have dropped that rating to a three star, but truthfully this book was satisfying in so many ways and when I finally came to the close of it and reminisced about the entire story that I had read, I needed to give it the four stars beca ...more
Fas_sihah
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Jackie Fire and Ice Book Reviews (blog)
This is so bitter sweet. I have been a hardcore fan since Firebolt first released. And to read this book really made me emotional.

First, let me say how honored I am that I was a beta reader for this book, but some of my suggestions made it into the final book. I honestly have no words.

I have loved Blake from the start. There was just something about him that amazed me even when he was an a$$ and fighting his dark side.

I had always wished that he and Elena could be together. In Starlight we got
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Jeanne25
Jun 21, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I have now read all 5 books of this series. I started in the mood for some light, fun fantasy. I liked the first 3 books ok. I found the fourth book to be the best of the four because it finally addressed the Etan plot. Yes, there was a lot of whining by Elena and I wanted to say grow the hell up but it was definitely the best of the four – then came book five. Let me start by saying that had the first book been of this quality then I would have never finished it let alone read all five. In othe ...more
Carolina Marmelada
Apr 12, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2016
I was looking forward to this book, so I wish I could give it a better rating. The story was ok, even though the orbits bit was absolutely unnecessary. And I can't help feeling that the book could be half the size - I don't really care if Elena put on jeans, a t-shirt and flipflops to go to breakfast, as it was of no consequence to the story at all (like there was never a: "she later had to run but couldn't go fast because she was wearing the stupid flipflops", for example). The book is full of ...more
Resti
Jan 18, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Review ini cuma unek unek pembaca. Jadi abaikan bila ada kesalahan penulisan, kata kata yang tidak jelas, grammar yang amburadul. aah sudahlah >.<

2 hari maraton nyelesain seri ini. Sumpah, kecewa banget. Dari buku satu udah gondok banget sama si Elenanya. Tapi terus berpikir positif, berharap di buku buku berikutnya ceritanya akan lebih baik lagi. Dan iyaa, di buku 3 mulai seru tuh.
Tapi sampe akhir seri di buku 5 ini, pembaca kecewa.
Selama baca seri ini terus terusan mikir "ah ini kan c
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Adrienne Woods is a USA Today Bestselling author.
She published her first novel, Firebolt, in 2013, followed by Thunderlight, Frostbite, Moonbreeze and Starlight.

Her second series Dream Casters followed and Millue, the third and final part is scheduled to be released early 2019.

She is currently working very hard in getting the Dragonian Series translated into many languages and hope to reach new go
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Other books in the series

The Dragonian (6 books)
  • Firebolt (The Dragonian, #1)
  • Thunderlight (The Dragonian, #2)
  • Frostbite (The Dragonian, #3)
  • Moonbreeze (The Dragonian, #4)
  • Moonbeam (Beam, #1)