The Brightest Star in the Sky

The Brightest Star in the Sky

Book - 2010
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Fate is on its way to the tenants of 66 Star Street, bringing with it love and tragedy, friendship and heartbreak, and the power to change lives ... One of them is falling in love; another is torn between two lovers. For some, secrets they want to stay buried will come to light and for others the unveiling of those secrets will have tragic consequences.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2010
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780670021406
Characteristics: 468 p. ; 24 cm


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PoMoLibrary Jul 30, 2015

From our 2015 #80DayRead Summer Reading Club traveler Leah: This author always delivers a twist in the end of her books. This one was a surprise for me. Set in Ireland.

May 11, 2015

I really enjoyed this book, it was very quirky but in the end, it was a great twist.

Nov 20, 2014

I began to read Marian Keyes as a "comfort" author, a read-alike for Maeve Binchy, and her other titles have filled this niche for me. This book, however, is in another class altogether. The quirky, well-developed Irish characters have their hilarious moments, but there are much deeper themes here. Passages to sob over, to laugh at aloud, and to ruminate over long after the book is finished.

Jun 05, 2014

This book started out as a guardian angel sent to earth to watch over a tenant in an apt building, but quickly became a narrative of the tenants on the first floor, the angels' viewpoint and character entirely forgotten. if you are looking for a light summer read, this is it.

Apr 15, 2011

Although I completed this book I can't say I really enjoyed it.A couple of comments I had read from previous readers said this was a funny story.I can't say I agree with them.

kpalichuk Nov 17, 2009

I was sooo happy to see this one come in! 612 pages, and I read it in 4 days. Keyes really does deal with some pretty serious topics in her novels - and she does that here too - but she hasn't lost her deft touch with humour. I had to stop myself from leaping to the end, because I just wanted to know what happens to the characters.


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