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Starlight

(Warriors: The New Prophecy #4)

4.30  ·  Rating details ·  19,697 ratings  ·  421 reviews
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Before there is peace, blood will spill blood, and the lake will run red...

The gripping adventure that began with a small housecat in Into the Wild continues with Book Four of the thrilling Warriors spin–off series The New Prophecy. These cats' devoted fans have catapulted them onto national bestseller lists, and the support

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Kindle Edition, 344 pages
Published October 13th 2009 by HarperCollins (first published April 4th 2006)
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Benjamin Thomas
I've completed the 4th book in Erin Hunter's "Warrior: The New Prophecy" series, "Starlight". My regular readers will remember that I'm working my way through this young adult series that depicts the lives of an entire culture of cats living in the wild. This is the second set of six books about these cats and I am happy to report this book returns to the roots of what makes these books great.

I really enjoyed the first 6 "Warriors" books and felt the series stood complete at the end of that firs
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Kayla
Aug 18, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: warriors
This book wasn't one of my favorites in the Warriors series, I don't like the way Brambleclaw is acting right now. He keeps worrying about Tigerstar and all that stuff.... It's getting a little bit annoying when the Tigerstar thing keeps being brought up. But, it was still a good book, just compared to the others it was a little slow.
Horse Cryptid
In this one, everyone yells for 598 hours about borders and who should run Windclan. Brambleclaw and Squirrelflight refuse to talk to each other over stupid reasons, and Leafpool has a sexual awakening realizing Crowfeather is hawt, but remembers she is a magical nun. Fun times.
JJ
Sep 23, 2007 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: 9-12 year olds who like cats and/or fantasy
Shelves: cat_books, fantasy
good kitties, good book.
Evelynn
Apr 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2017
My poor babies...

Once again I find myself thoroughly surprised at how much these books make me sad and happy all at the same time. As time goes on I find myself loving this series more and more. I will be so sad when eventually I finish it...
Jessi (Novel Heartbeat)
Sadly, I was rather disappointed in this one. It was even slower than the first book was. I was hopeful that this second series would turn out like the first one, as the last two books picked up quite a bit. I'm still holding out hope for the last two! It breaks my heart that it's lost the magic of the first series - I was obsessed and I want that back!

Basically nothing happened in this one. NOTHING. The entire 320 pages consisted of nothing but the Clans settling into their new home. Exploring.
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Rachel
Nov 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Alex Richey
Aug 26, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy, childrens
Ok, am I the only one that didn't see Leaf Pool and Crow Feather coming? Because that was so freaking sweet and I loved it.

This is the first Warriors audiobook that I've listened to without MacLeod Andrews. This narrator is very good, but it's hard to change. It's weird that she is using accents to differentiate cats when Andrews used tone.
Ashley
Sep 12, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Braintwich
Mar 25, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Basic synopsis: Now that the clans have found their new home, tensions again rise as territory is sorted out, death of a leader brings rise to uncertainty in all clans, and they must find a way to contact Starclan before it's too late. A new prophecy arises: Before there is peace, blood will spill blood and the lake will run red.

More character development! PLEASE! Leafpaw and Brambleclaw are the cats this book follows and Leafpaw...falls in love. Well...sort of. There isn't much development betw
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Braiden
In the book I am currently reading called WARRIORS, STARLIGHT, the main characters are Brambleclaw, Crowfeather, Tawnypelt, Mistyfoot, and Squirrelflight. Brambleclaw is a warrior from thunderclan and is a dark brown tabby tom with amber eyes. Crowfeather is a warrior from windclan and is a dark gray, almost black tabby withblue eyes. Tawnypelt is a warrior from shadowclan and is a tortoishell she-cat with green eyes. Mistyfoot is the deputy of riverclan and is a gray she-cat with blue eyes. La ...more
Maddie
Dec 20, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was average to me. I think it annoyed me more than anything. Got me very riled up. All of the relationship mess and shit in this one blew my mind. The (view spoiler) the (view spoiler) Onewhisker's (view spoiler) Hope the next one's better.
Deborah Pickstone
They arrive at their new home and trouble breaks out pretty much immediately. A story thread begins that compares faith to lack of faith (and, in one instance, blind faith on the part of Firestar) that lasts the rest of this series. My main complaint at this point is that the books end in a way that doesn't properly seem 'finished', especially the inevitable 6th installment. (I've now read all six of this series so that's my conclusion).
GuineaPigFalconer
Jun 30, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I liked this one better than the last, especially enjoyed the random but long-waited-for declaration of love between some characters that I won't spoil. Ready to get onto the next one bois and gorls
Maxwell
I love this book series can't wait to read it.
Starfire
Mar 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Owen
This book was very exciteing. The 4 clans finaly arive from their long journy from their old homes. In this book the clans have to split up once more and divide their terotories. They finaly find there homes but everyone is grabing terotorie so fast. As wind clan settels Tallstar dies. His last words were to apoint a new deputy instead of Mudclaw. Mudclaw and Hawkfrost then gather cats from other clans and attack wind clan because they believe that Mudclaw is the real leader. In their new home ...more
Robyn
This is probably one of the better books in the second arc of this series, as much for the story itself as for the promise it leaves for the rest of the arc. Now that we have some cats with a lot of really interesting history with eachother, the authors are able to do a better job with creating interpersonal (intercatural?) tension that's believable and intriguing. Added to that, we have a new setting, which we are exploring with the characters. Everything is new, but still has a weight behind i ...more
Jessica Mcmahon
Nov 11, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"Starlight" is the fourth installment of the "Warriors: The New Prophecy" series. Now, a warning to any "Warriors" fans, this book isn't like the other books that you are used to. This one is slower and isn't as action packed, but either way it was a good book.
Now, for the story:
When the clans move into their new lake territory, more than one cat is facing difficulties. Brambleclaw is having trouble whether to trust his half brother Hawkfrost, or the love of his life, Squirrelflight, who would n
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Nic
Apr 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Wonderful!

I think that this continuation of Warriors was great. The alternating point of views were perfect, character development and characterization were incredible, and the overall plotline was exciting. I love the constant feeling f anticipation that resides in all Warriors books. You know something exciting and usually unexpected is going to happen at the end, but you're not sure what. This is where the alternating point of views come into play. Cat A thinks Cat B is good and trustworthy,
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Angleheart(Lexa)
THIS BOOK IS 2!!!
They finally get to there new home but all of the cats were weak and tried. The cats that went on the tribe to the sun-drown place went and explored the area. When they finally moved in to soul mates were fighting. One of them found a new cat to hang around. But as he tries to forgive her she just doesn’t lison. Though some cat has a plan to take over. Crowfeaither sonly after the death of Feathiertail he is now in love with someone new.

I liked this book because you can’t give u
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Black Dog
The remaining 4 of the 6 explorers have successfully lead their Clans to the new home. Borders will be divided and territories,explored. Involving characters forced to break friendship ties,cats exploring their new territories, and a leader dying,only to be replaced by a new one.A defiant rebellion will clash against allied forces for power. This book is extremely exciting as loation is changed as you follow the exploring cats. I reccommend this book to cat lovers. IN FACT,I RECCOMMEND THE WHOLE ...more
Joseph Leskey
Dec 20, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anybody.
Ah. Finally. Some things long-awaited happened. Now that thought is made on my part upon this weightless subject, I believe that I appreciate the way they were dealt with. Now there is opportunity to heap more problems upon these poor cats. Hopefully to the enjoyment of the reader. 😼 So, I will now [have], with some mingled apprehension and excitement, approach[ed] the next book in the series.
Joca
Jun 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
THE END WAS WEIRD
BUT I did like the book
Yiyang Zhang
Sep 27, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's a shock that people that you trust can be so dangerous.
Janelle
Aug 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: my-book-shelf
This book is awesome! I was in the edge of my seat the whole time, exited to see what troubles will come with the four clans new homes!
Daniel
Sep 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A lot of excitement.The ending is very tense.I enjoyed reading it so much that I finished it in very quickly without realizing it.
Austin G
Mar 02, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Erin Hunter did a spectacular job in his book Warriors, The New Prophecy, Starlight. The book Starlight is the 4th book of the series The New Prophecy. There is also 3 other series to Warriors. This book really affected me as Erin Hunter takes the time to put the reality in to this survival type book. As the cats arrive at their new home there are many conflicts that could happen with these cats that Hunter really includes with this book that make me feel like this is the book to read. The confl ...more
Julian
May 31, 2019 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I don't really care for this book but great StarClan, the Leaf/Crow ""romance"" is annoying enough to warrant a 2-star and a review.

They hate each other!

Personally, I've never found the "tsundere" kind of romances very believable, but Leaf/Crow isn't even that. They just straight up hate each other. Crowfeather is and always has been insufferable (are we meant to like him at all? I genuinely can't tell, because the Erins seem to love him, but I can't see how anyone could like him), and Leafpool
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jess  (bibliophilicjester)
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Erin Hunter is the pseudonym of five people: Kate Cary, Cherith Baldry, Tui T. Sutherland, Gillian Philip, and Inbali Iserles, as well as editor Victoria Holmes. Together, they write the Warriors series as well as the Seekers and Survivors series. Erin Hunter is working on a new series now called Bravelands.

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Warriors: The New Prophecy (6 books)
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“Look Rushtail," Crowfeather was meowing frustratedly "WindClan is gathering farther down the hill. If you stay here, you'll get mixed up with ThunderClan" "So?" ThunderClan never did me any harm," rasped the elder "I'm not moving a pawstep from here, young fellow, until I've had something to eat" Crowfeather rolled his eyes " Great StarClan” 18 likes
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