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Sky Without Stars by Jessica Brody and Joanne Rendell
Young adult

Sky Without Stars

by Jessica Brody and Joanne Rendell

Quick take

A revolution is brewing on the planet Laterre in this Les Mis retelling set in outer space.

Good to know

  • 400+ pages

  • Love triangle

  • First in series

  • Based on a classic

Why I love it

One of the official hashtags for this book is #LesMisInSpace, and while that’s indeed the premise of the story, Sky Without Stars is so much more. It’s an epic sci-fi reimagining of Les Misérables, unexpected and carefully crafted, complete with cyborg police inspectors, prison planets, and a revolution simmering behind the scenes.

The story follows three main characters, who spend the course ...


When the Last Days came, the planet of Laterre promised hope. A new life for a wealthy French family and their descendants. But five hundred years later, it’s now a place where an extravagant elite class reigns supreme; where the clouds hide the stars and the poor starve in the streets; where a rebel group, long thought dead, is resurfacing. Whispers of revolution have begun—a revolution that hing...

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