Sixteen-year-old Andrea Cavanaugh is elated when Josh, a bright-eyed piano prodigy, becomes her first boyfriend. But the closer she gets to him, the more she realizes that he’s not the boy she first fell for. In its poignancy and emotional darkness, Forgiven are the Starry-Eyed takes you deep into the delicate and devastating web of shame that spirals from the depths of dating violence when dreamy teenage love turns dark. Andrea must find not only an escape, but a belief that she is even worthy of freedom.
Forgiven Are the Starry-Eyed is a novel I was desperate to read ever since discovering it and caught my attention right away thanks to its description which alludes to some poignant topics which intrigued me. Now and then a reader will come across that one book that blows them away, it is a somewhat generic term, but that is what Forgiven Are the Starry-Eyed did to me thanks to its poignant themes and the exploration of them and the incredible literature! That is why I am already going to recommend Forgiven Are the Starry-Eyed to you lovely readers, and yes, it may be early on in my review, but Forgiven Are the Starry-Eyed is a novel not to be missed!
Forgiven Are the Starry-Eyed for me was compelling, captivating, and addictive right from the start, and I felt this from beginning to end. Forgiven Are the Starry-Eyed was captivating to me from the start thanks to the unique premise of the story and the bewitching literature courtesy of the author, Christine Dore Miller who from the beginning hooked me with her unique story that was unlike anything I have read before.
Forgiven Are the Starry-Eyed is a moving novel that will introduce the reader to the star of the book, Andrea Cavanaugh. Andrea is just sixteen years old and is experiencing love for the first time with Josh. Josh seems perfect at first, and Andrea could not be happier, however as she grows closer to Josh she realizes that he is far from perfect and soon will become trapped in a dangerous relationship that has turned deeply dark. The reader will follow Andrea as she tries to regain her freedom and this book lovers is the premise of the incredible Forgiven Are the Starry-Eyed!
The premise of Forgiven Are the Starry-Eyed is exceptional, original, and unlike anything I have read before. I loved the many themes and elements explored throughout the book, and all themes are explored by Miller wonderfully, and she does this by lacing these interesting themes throughout the text flawlessly and weaving them with the story. The result of this makes Forgiven Are the Starry-Eyed a highly addictive and fascinating read that is never once lackluster or predictable.
Christine Dore Miller is a phenomenal writer who knows how to grasp her reader’s attention from the first page. Miller instead of writing long, drawn-out builds up which are commonly found in novels, decides to ditch this approach and thrust her reader into the heart of the story straight away so that the reader is instantly captivated and immersed.
Christine Dore Miller is not only a brilliant writer for her ability to captivate the reader’s attention straight away, but she is also an excellent author for her ability to lace exceptional twists and turns throughout her story that genuinely had me shocked at points! The combination of Miller’s shocking twists and her explanatory powers and poignant moments will immerse the reader in the story and make them be able to visualize every detail, no matter how small. This writing approach is one of my favorites because it makes the reader feel included in the story and make the reader feel as if they are in the same situation as the protagonists of the novel.
Overall Forgiven Are the Starry-Eyed is a moving, compelling and thought-provoking novel that will easily entertain readers for many days and nights and so I, of course, have to award this stellar gem of a book five stars!
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