Stolen Time (Dark Stars, #1)

by Danielle Rollins

4.5 of 5 stars 2 ratings • 2 reviews • 24 shelved
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Stolen Time (Dark Stars, #1)

by Danielle Rollins

4.5 of 5 stars 2 ratings • 2 reviews • 24 shelved

"Endearing, exciting, and very clever, Danielle Rollins' Stolen Time is the kind of time-travel story I'm always on the lookout for. I know I can't really speak for him, but I feel like Doc Brown would be onboard with this one."-Kendare Blake, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Three Dark Crowns series

"The hauntingly evocative prose seduced me, the compellingly nuanced characters captivated me, and the twisting storyline ensnared my thoughts in an infinite spiral that refused to release me until the final word."-Romina Russell, New York Times bestselling author of the Zodiac series

Seattle, 1913

Dorothy spent her life learning the art of the con. But after meeting a stranger and stowing away on his peculiar aircraft, she wakes up in a chilling version of the world she left behind-and for the first time in her life, realizes she's in way over her head.

New Seattle, 2077

If there was ever a girl who was trouble, it was one who snuck on board Ash's time machine wearing a wedding gown-and the last thing he needs is trouble if he wants to prevent his terrifying visions of the future from coming true.

  • ISBN10 0062679961
  • ISBN13 9780062679963
  • Publish Date 5 February 2019
  • Publish Status Active
  • Imprint Harperteen
  • Format eBook
  • Pages 432
  • Language English


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shannonmiz 4 of 5 stars
You can find the full review and all the fancy and/or randomness that accompanies it at It Starts at Midnight

This was a fun and fast-paced time travel! I read it quite quickly, and enjoyed watching Dorothy adapt to the future! Let's break it down, shall we?

The Things I Liked:

  • •The characters worked so well together! I love when a group dynamic just works, and this one does. Even though most of the characters could not possibly be more different from one another, they were an incredible team working toward a common goal. And, they seemed to have grown to genuinely care about each other, which is an added plus. In addition, there's quite a bit of character growth that takes place.

  • •The atmosphere was on pointThe author did a great job at distinguishing the feelings of the different time periods. No two seemed the same, which is huge, as I want to not just know I've changed times, but to feel as though I have too. The bleakness of 2077 was certainly necessary too, to understand the desperation of the characters.

  • •It was an action-filled story that moved quickly. The chapters are shorter, and interspersed with letters left behind from another traveler (whose importance you'll learn all about!) and it makes for a great flow during the book. I was eager to hop back in to the story every time, as it was just plain entertaining.

The Things I Didn't:

  • •It was fairly easy for me to predict most of the things. Now, it was still entertaining and enjoyable, so this wasn't a complete dealbreaker, but I guessed one of the biggest twists from almost the start. So that was a bit of a bummer. And I guessed a few more minor details. But again, not a dealbreaker.

Bottom Line: I'll definitely be reading the sequel to see what happens to these (hopeful) saviors of the future!