White, Kiersten. The Chaos of Stars. New York: HarperTeen, 2013. Print. ISBN 0062135929 ISBN 978-0062135926. Hardcover. $13.58. Kindle. $10.99.
Annotation: When your parents are gods it is easy to feel overlooked and unimportant. When they don’t care if you are dead or alive it is easy to want to leave.
Book talk: There is no doubt that mortal Isadora, comes from a strange and dysfunctional family. Isadora is the daughter of Isis, the goddess of life and her father is Osiris, the god of death. Sick of the stress of her crazy home life, Isadora is ready to leave the insanity! After some frightening dreams, Isadora gets her dearest desire to leave. She sets off on a new life, to live with her brother, Sirius, in San Diego.
In San Diego, a whole new host of problems crop up. While working in a museum, Isadora meets her new best friend Tyler and gorgeous Ry. Haunted by the fact that she is not immortal and that nothing is permanent, Isadora fights loving her mother and falling in love with Ry. The real threat of death throws Isadora into an emotional battle, wondering why should she ever fall in love? What does anything matter if it will all end with death?
This was a good read. Not overly exciting but an easy read, ages 12+
MY RATING: 3
(1 is poor and 5 amazing! )