Circus Galacticus

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 291 pages
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Rebel. Champion gymnast. Intergalactic traveler?

Trix can deal with being an orphan charity case at a snotty boarding school. She can hold her own when everyone else tells her not to dream big dreams. She can even fight back against the mysterious stranger in a silver mask who tries to steal the meteorite her parents trusted her to protect.

But her life is about to change forever. The Circus Galacticus has come to town, bringing acts to amaze, delight, and terrify. And now the dazzling but enigmatic young Ringmaster has offered Trix the chance to be a part of it.

Soon Trix discovers an entire universe full of deadly enemies and potential friends, not to mention space leeches, ancient alien artifacts, and exploding chocolate desserts. And she just might unravel the secrets of her own past—if she can survive long enough.

 

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User Review  - SebastianHagelstein - LibraryThing

A fast-paced book, which made it quick and easy to read. The technology and science-fiction aspects, like space battles, aliens and planets, made it interesting. Read full review

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User Review  - Maryk205 - LibraryThing

This book is about a teen outcast who gets swept off her feet by an intergalactic circus whose members happen to be a players in a longstanding space feud. I'm sure if I were in middle school and ... Read full review

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Contents

2 Nyl
13
3 Through the Looking Glass
25
4 Up Up and Away
40
5 The Arena
52
6 Breakfast of Champions
66
7 Placement
77
8 Firedance
94
9 Supernova
110
15 Break a Leg
188
16 Fairy Tales
202
17 Rjool
217
18 Captured
233
19 The Outcasts
242
20 Escape
258
21 The Mandate
275
22 Principles
287

10 The Lighthouse
123
11 Secrets in the Dark
138
12 Leeches
147
13 Restricted Area
162
14 The HasooPashtung Bazaar
171
Acknowledgments
293
Back Flap
295
Back Cover
296
Spine
297
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About the author (2011)

Deva Fagan lives in Maine with her husband and her dog. She is not (to her knowledge) a space-faring mutant, though she has been known to dye her hair bright colors and is easily distracted by a particularly fine starry night sky. Visit her website at www.devafagan.com

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