Title: These Broken Stars
Author: Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner
Series: Starbound #1
Genre: YA Sci-Fi
Summary (from Goodreads)
Luxury spaceliner Icarus suddenly plummets from hyperspace into the nearest planet. Lilac LaRoux and Tarver Merendsen survive — alone. Lilac is the daughter of the richest man in the universe. Tarver comes from nothing, a cynical war hero. Both journey across the eerie deserted terrain for help. Everything changes when they uncover the truth.
I still don’t read enough YA sci-fi. I don’t really know why, especially when what’s out there is as good as this was.
At it’s heart, this was a romance between two people who couldn’t be together – separated by social standing, personal traumas and misunderstandings. But there were some pretty neat sci-fi concepts decorating the old ‘star-crossed lovers’ trope.
The concept of the Icarus – a ship that has always existed in the vacuum of…
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