The Star Catcher by Stephanie Keyes


The Star Catcher (The Star Child #3) by Stephanie Keyes

Paperback, 436 pages

Release Date: November 10th 2013 | Publisher: Inkspell Publishing

“Magick and destiny intertwine as he fights to save his kingdom and the goddess he loves.

Her kiss…the feel of her skin…the beat of her heart…For seventeen-year-old Kellen St. James, each memory is marred by a single sentence on a lone strip of paper.

Cali has been taken…

Armed with an amulet that channels the ultimate power of Faerie, Kellen searches for his love. However, control of the amulet’s energy comes with a price, and Kellen soon learns that Cali’s captor has plans for the stone. With the threat of the Star Catcher’s evil looming above Kellen and his kingdom, he’ll have to free the Heart of Faerie and break the curse the binds the Children of Danu to the darkness. But before that, he has to find his real father, the king. No pressure, right?

Kellen and Cali will battle bewitched armies and unknown foes as they fight to stay together. Will Kellen embrace his immortal destiny? Or will his world, and the man he is fated to become, be destroyed by The Star Catcher?”

“One of the best endings in a trilogy I have seen in a while. Fans will not be disappointed!”-Jackie Jackson, The Book Maven

My Review

Firstly I’d like to thank the author for sending me this eBook to read and give an honest review.  I’m a big fan of this series and you can read my previous reviews here.

This final book picked up where book two, The Fallen Stars, left off.  Cali had been taken and Kellen was desperate to find her.  In no time at all I was pulled back into the magical storyline, once again filled with danger and romance.

Even after two books the characters were still developing right before my eyes as they learned more and more about themselves and their families.  For me the characters were all likeable, especially the strong supporting characters and even the bad guys seemed to spark something in me!  This meant that I had my fingers and toes crossed for a good outcome as I read through the many ups and downs they faced. Singer was a great addition to the already fantastic cast, I liked her personality and I loved what she brought to the storyline.

In the middle of all the danger was a moment of peace which indulged my romantic side, I really enjoyed this little break but was excited to get back to the action!  Something I had been looking forward to was their return to Faerie, I couldn’t wait to find out what would happen there.

As always the writing style was beautifully descriptive and enabled me to visualise each scene easily and clearly.  I particularly enjoyed the detailed battle scenes that played out in my mind like a movie.

A fabulous epilogue ended this series in a satisfying way.  It’s always sad to say goodbye to characters who I have taken to my heart but I felt that the author rounded everything up perfectly so I finished with a smile on my face.

This was another imaginative read that captivated me throughout, a wonderful finale!

Read the books that started it all… Click on each of the covers below to learn more…

The Star Child Cover
Book 1
Book 1.5
Book 2
Book 3

The Trailer

Interested to learn more about The Star Catcher? Check out the cool trailer from the award-winning, Kristen Kress of BrainFry Productions!

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The Giveaway

So for this giveaway, we’re releasing several cool items. Let me tell you about them!

  • 1 The Star Child series E-book Pack (includes all three novels, plus the novelette, After Faerie)
  • 2 The Star Catcher e-book
  • 1 The Fallen Stars custom faerie bookmark
  • 1 The Star Child series swag pack (contains bookmarks, and more!)
Part of The Star Child series swag pack...
Part of The Star Child series swag pack…
The Fallen Stars custom bookmark -The Book Swag Shop
The Fallen Stars custom bookmark -The Book Swag Shop

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The Book Tour

The Star Catcher tour is running through November 29th, so check out some of the great sites that’ll be participating!

About the Author

I think my face is frozen. Yup, definitely frozen.
Stephanie Keyes, author of The Star Child series

Stephanie Keyes has been addicted to Fantasy since she discovered T.H. White as a child and started drumming up incredible journeys in her head. Today, she’s still doing the same thing, except now she gets to share those ideas with readers!

When she’s not writing, Stephanie is also a graphic designer, international speaker, teacher, musician, avid reader, and Mom to two little boys who constantly keep her on her toes. In addition, she’s best friend to her incredible husband of eleven years.

Mrs. Keyes holds an undergraduate degree in Business and Management Information Systems from Robert Morris University and a M.Ed. from Duquesne University. She is a member of the Society For Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), as well as a featured author in the global group of writers, Love a Happy

Keyes is the author of the YA Fantasy series, The Star Child, which currently includes The Star Child, After Faerie, The Fallen Stars, and the soon to-be-released finale, The Star Catcher (November 2013), all from by Inkspell Publishing. Mrs. Keyes is hard at work on a new YA Paranormal Romance.



9 thoughts on “The Star Catcher by Stephanie Keyes

  1. Kate, thank you so much for taking the time to read and review The Star Catcher! I’m so glad you liked the final installment. 🙂


  2. I can’t wait to read this – it’s on my Kindle and I’m trying not to start it until I get a few days when I can read obsessively because I loved books 1 and 2! Well done, Stephanie – I know I have a treat in store! Thanks for the great review, Kate and for not giving any spoilers.


  3. What a fabulous and exciting review for book three and the promise of a wonderful finale. Congratulations Stephanie Keyes and thank you for sharing your thoughts in this review Book Maven!


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