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ISBN: 9781328948939
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2018

For fans of Jane Eyre, this futuristic retelling of Charlotte Brontë's seminal work will satiate your thirst for Gothic novels and spaceship drama. Relegated to a miserable engineering job aboard the Stalwart, seventeen year old Stella is offered a governess position on the Rochester, a tricked-out, elite ship. Between a budding romance with the ship's captain and the mysteries of the ship, things get cray and steamy. 

Review by Candace

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ISBN: 9781607014010
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Published: Prime Books - December 3rd, 2013

If the thought of queer women mechanics and ship captains in space, battling at further intersections of race, poverty, disability, and gentrification doesn't get you pumped to read this book, I don't know what to tell you. This book is exciting and fun. It has the pacing and adventure of Firefly, but these fully-fleshed characters take different roads to more thrilling destinations.

Review by Christina