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The Star Under the City

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When Ellen is suddenly orphaned and dropped alone into a strange city under tight Nazi control, she struggles to survive from day to day.

Her life takes an unexpected turn when she finds a mysterious, metal six-point star that is slightly different from the ‘Star of David’ all Jews are forced to wear.

Not only does the star feel like a sign of hope, b
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Paperback, 320 pages
Published July 1st 2017
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Maggie Joy My knee-jerk reaction was to say no. But thinking harder I would say, a small amount. Though it is certainly not a "romance" book by definition, there…moreMy knee-jerk reaction was to say no. But thinking harder I would say, a small amount. Though it is certainly not a "romance" book by definition, there are deep friendships and an engagement in it.
So basically I think I would still say, no; the MC is only 14 and is seen as a 'younger sister' by most of the resistance. =)(less)

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Malachi Cyr
Jun 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book is A.W.E.S.O.M.E!!!! The genre is one of my favorites (Historical Fiction), the storyline is thrilling, and the way the author makes you get to know the charecters is amazing. The story is very exciting, (it kept me on the edge of my seat for most of the time) but it doesn't sacrifice depth of character for action and excitement. The entire time I felt as if I was experiencing the story rather then reading it. I also appreciated the way the story was honoring to God in every way throug ...more
Sarah Grace Grzy
Nov 25, 2017 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Ages 12+ for interest level
Aw, that was so precious!

The characters were absolutely amazing - from sweet Ellen, and her struggles, to adorable Tytus and his incapability to stop talking (I wouldn't know what that's like . . . *whistles innocently*), to Filip, to Amelia, to Ernest, to AMAZING SUPER SWEET LENZ!!!! <3 Oh. My. Goodness. He was the best character, hands down! I don't know why - he was just awesome. Him and Ellen . . . <3 *more heart eyes*

The storyline\plot wasn't super cohesive, and felt more like a col
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This book was really really good!!!! I can't begin to tell how much I enjoyed it. I sympathized with the characters and felt everything they felt. The characters were so real, so relatable! The mystery left in it made the book even better. There were so many moments when I was like, "Wow!! This is so epic!!" I recommend this book to anyone, and I hope you'll buy it.

To sum it up, this book is AMAZING and WONDERFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Maggie is just a Christian girl who loves the human soul. Because she sees God's fingerprints illuminating everything in the story of life, she knows there is always hope. And she writes to share that promise with others. She longs to capture through her writing the joys, tears, dreams, and fears of the human heart and to cause the reader to understand and feel understood themselves. Her aim is to ...more