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( Read E-pub ) ò The Stars We Steal Ü Engagement Season Is In The Air Eighteen Year Old Princess Leonie Leo Kolburg, Heir To A Faded European Spaceship, Only Has One Thing On Her Mind Which Lucky Bachelor Can Save Her Family From Financial Ruin But When Leo S Childhood Friend And First Love Elliot Returns As The Captain Of A Successful Whiskey Ship, Everything Changes Elliot Was The One That Got Away, The Boy Leo S Family Deemed To Be Unsuitable For Marriage Now, He S The Biggest Catch Of The Season And He Seems Determined To Make Leo S Life Miserable But Old Habits Die Hard, And As Leo Navigates The Glittering Balls Of The Valg Season, She Finds Herself Falling For Her First Love In A Game Of Love, Lies, And Past Regrets I don t know you at all any And I don t care to Leo I have a very crucial, life altering question how can a cover be so perfect I feel like this should be illegal no it s NOT fair to steal away people s money like that slams hand on desk, shouts would someone call the authorities I m taking this matter in front of a judge Eighteen year old Princess Leonie Leo Kolburg sniffs I smellroyal intrigue wicked smile heir to a faded European spaceship fumes you don t set books in space and get away with it Because then I d have to read it only has one thing on her mind which lucky bachelor can save her family from financial ruina Jane Austen retelling Oops whispers I still haven t read Persuasion But when Leo s childhood friend and first love Elliot returns as the captain of a successful whiskey ship, everything changes. waitwhat Whiskey ship Hmmm, I have NO idea what s happening, but hell I m intrigued Expected publication February 4th 2020 See you when the world ends 9 20 2019 augghhhh, i want this so bad Me Keeps forgetting it s 2019.Also me Already wants the books from 2020 Instagram Twitter Facebook PinterestThis is a retelling of Persuasion set in space with a dash of The Bachelor People from Earth now fly around in spaceships, and those of the nobility have especially luxurious ones Leonie, aboard The Scandinavian, is such a one, only her family is on the verge of becoming impoverished and she is going to have to take part in the extravagant match making ceremony called the Valg, along with her sister and cousin, to help save the family fortune.Leo is therefore shocked and horrified when her childhood friend and ex fiance, Elliot, arrives for the proceedings When he left her, angry and heartbroken, he was still considered the help Now he is the captain of a ship that manufactures whiskey and considered quite the eligible bachelor She watches him flirt with all the other women in front of her, still wanting him and wishing she didn t, all the while trying to broker a deal for a new water filtration system that will save her family without her needing to marry, while also trying to investigate some mysterious goings on aboard the ship that hint at treachery and, maybe, murder.I enjoyed this book a lot for many reasons First, as a science fiction book, it s pretty light, so don t pick this up expecting hardcore space opera The Bachelor in Space is a pretty apt description for this book It isn t quite THE SELECTION thank God , but nor is it Star Trek I actually enjoyed the drama, and the artfully done will they won t they between Elliot and Leo just about killed me.Leo is a pretty great protagonist I liked the fact that she was tall 5 11 and curvy I thought it was cool that she was an inventor and a significant portion of the plot is about her filtration design She also has a pretty healthy relationship towards other women Even though she has a lot of jealousy towards her cousin and sister, it doesn t dissolve into a mess of girl on girl hate or shaming.Regarding things that this book could have done better well, it was pretty fluffy, and I think it would have been nice to have action beneath all the hearts, flowers, and trimmings I also thought the LGBT rep was a bit clumsily done There s an introduction of an ace character towards the end who basically serves as the foil for someone else s romantic relationship, and about 60% of the dialogue of the one lesbian character is her reminding all the characters that she s a lesbian and oh, by the way, are there any available girls around It felt like her sexuality was a stand in for her personality, which made me kind of sad, even though her character improved a little bit in the last quarter of the book.Overall, though, I did like THE STARS WE STEAL a lot It was a fun read and I enjoyed it Thanks to the publisher for sending me a copy in exchange for an honest review 3.5 stars