Why the Star Stands Still (Gives Light #4)

Why the Star Stands Still (Gives Light #4)

Rose Christo

Young Adult

(This title is discontinued, but will remain free for download.)"Your dad's Indian. Your mom's black. Why are you white?"Skylar St. Clair's been getting questions like these all his life. Skylar's home is the Nettlebush Indian Reserve; his family, the hundreds of Plains Shoshone living there. Skylar can't help it if he better resembles his biological mother, a woman whose untimely death left him with more secrets than memories. Skylar's father has been in federal prison for the past fifteen years. The summer of his release coincides with familial matters of a different nature: Skylar and his husband are trying to adopt a daughter.Piecing together a fragmented family is no small task. All the patience in the world cannot contend with thirty-three years of reticence.But love can.
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Swansong

Swansong

Rose Christo

Young Adult

Wendy Rozas doesn't remember the car wreck that claimed her parents' and best friend's lives. Wendy doesn't understand why she still suffers crippling migraines months after brain surgery. Wendy doesn't know why her headaches coincide with strange, inexplicable accidents. Azel Asad wants to help Wendy. Azel is a high school senior, an Arabian expat, and the only person left in Oregon who doesn't think Wendy is losing her mind. Wendy may not be losing her mind. But what awaits there is a shrouded labyrinth of secrets and lies--a tangled web where neuroscience intersects with the unknown--and a tremendous truth that may not be worth uncovering.
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Overlooked

Overlooked

Rose Christo

Young Adult

"Don’t tell me you didn’t miss me!" Rafael’s devilish sister Mary has returned to the Nettlebush Indian Reservation after a year of absence and a failed stint in a rock band. But the reason behind Mary’s triumphant homecoming is anything less than sororal: Mary has her sights set on Paul Looks Over, the man responsible for her father’s death. Nothing—and nobody—will stop Mary from staking a Blood Law of her own, a decision that will force Rafael to choose between his love for Skylar and his very family.
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