Synopses & Reviews
Aria is an elemental artist—she creates fire from her hands. But her power is not natural. She steals it from lightning. Its dangerous and illegal in her world. When shes recruited to perform, she seizes the chance to get away from her family. But her power is fading too fast to keep stealing from the sky. She has no choice but to turn to a Granter—a modern day genie. She gets one wish at an extremely high price. Arias willing to take a chance, but then she falls in love with the Granter . . . and he wants his freedom. Aria must decide what shes willing to bargain and how much her own heart, body, and soul are worth.
In a world where the sport of elemental powers is the most popular form of entertainment, readers will be swept away by a romance with stakes higher than life and death.
"Fantasy readers will root for the smart, tough Aria and be awed by her beautifully articulated and actualized desire for independence." —School Library Journal
"The premise and back story are new, and the power balance between Aria and Taj (she holds most of the power for much of the novel) reverses the too-common structure." —Kirkus Reviews
"As beautiful and sweet as a Cézanne peach." —Stephanie Perkins, author of Anna and the French Kiss on Starry Nights
"Starry Nights is a beautiful, poignant, romantic story about the mystery and magic of art. Inspiring!" —Malinda Lo, author of Ash and Adaptation on Starry Nights
"An incredibly imaginative, impossibly magical mystery with an equally magical and impossible love story at its center, Starry Nights is the art-lover's ultimate fantasy. If you've ever seen a painting and wished it could come to life, read this book. And then go to a museum." —Kendare Blake, author of Antigoddess and Anna Dressed in Blood on Starry Nights
A forbidden romance literally heats up in this new fantasy from acclaimed author Daisy Whitney.
About the Author
Daisy Whitney is the author of Starry Nights, The Mockingbirds novels, and When You Were Here. She lives in San Francisco, California with her fabulous husband, fantastic kids, and the two best dogs. She spends her days reporting on television, media, and advertising for a range of news outlets, and her nights writing novels. Daisy earned a degree in art history at Brown University. www.daisywhitney.com • @daisywhitney