Last of Her Name

Last of Her Name

Sixteen years ago, rebellion swept the galaxy known as the Belt of Jewels. Every member of the royal family was murdered--down to their youngest child, Princess Anya--and the Union government rose in its place. But Stacia doesn't think much about politics. She spends her days half-wild, rambling her father's vineyard with her closest friends, Clio and Pol. That all changes Sixteen years ago, rebellion swept the galaxy known as the Belt of Jewels. Every member of the royal family was murder...

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Title:Last of Her Name
Author:Jessica Khoury
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Genres:Young Adult
ISBN:Firebird
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:ebook

Last of Her Name Reviews

  • Misty
    Feb 07, 2019
    I had no idea what to expect going into this, really, but I enjoyed it! Review to come ...
  • Cindy ✩☽ Savage Queen ♔
    Oct 12, 2017
    5/25/18 Title change from Firebird ---> Last of Her Name I like the change. The cover is simple but nice. Hopefully, it's shiny lol --- It just occurred to me that Empress of a Thousand Skies was also like Anastasia in space lol. But hey I liked that book enough, so this rea...
  • ضحى الحداد
    Apr 08, 2019
    Ehhh.. I tried to like this book since it is a retelling of one of my favorite stories, Anastasia, sadly it didn't deliver for me the story is about a girl named Stacia who discovers that she is a lost princess and she is the only key to the center of the universe and what will happe...
  • Monique
    Mar 27, 2019
    First, I want to point out this is a perfect book for fantasy lovers that aren?t too fond of SF (like me). I was grumbling when the MC was a mechanic and I expected sciency space ships and granted, there were space ships, but the different cultures are awesome and the prisms feel ver...
  • Marquise
    Mar 29, 2019
    I'd have expected better from an Anastasia retelling with Cinderella undertones, but sadly it wasn't to be. The premise of recasting the legend of the survival of Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaievna from the execution squad as a space opera is attractive, and would've gained points...
  • Jessica Khoury
    Jul 24, 2018
    Whew! I can't believe this crazy galactic roller-coaster of a book is finally FINISHED! If I had to describe the process of writing this book in one word it would be: "FUN." I really had such fun with this one, letting my imagination run wild through the stars. It certainly challeng...
  • Carina Olsen
    Jan 08, 2019
    I have been a fan of Jessica for years. I adore her and her books have been amazing to me. I knew I must read Last of Her Name as soon as I possibly could. I have waited so long for it, and I am so thrilled that I can say the wait was worth it. Because this book was all kinds of amazin...
  • Tracy (Cornerfolds)
    Feb 22, 2019
    Read more of my reviews at Cornerfolds.com! Last of Her Name is a YA science fiction retelling of Anastasia and is so far up my alley that I HAD to get my hands on it! Luckily I did and I dived in as soon as I possibly could. This was my first ever Anastasia retelling, although ther...
  • Amber
    Feb 18, 2019
    Last of Her Name might have resonated more with me if it were a series. As a standalone, there was a lot of pack into this book and as a result some important details were left out. I felt indifferent to the characters and romance and wanted more from the story overall. I liked the str...
  • Teresa Mary Rose
    Feb 25, 2019
    More Reviews Here: Readers Live A Thousand Lives This book was so so good and was the perfect Teresa read. I am such a big fan of Anastasia and then throw in a sci fi twist and it makes for a great read. The book has a real addictive quality to it and the action keeps the reader tur...
  • Anja H.
    Feb 21, 2019
    A MAIN CHARACTER CALLED ANYA? Sign me the fuck up. ...
  • Kibby
    Feb 20, 2019
    Full review is up at somethingofthebook.com! FYI: This book was sent to me by the publisher at my request. All opinions are completely my own. Thank you to the publishers for sending me this book! Last of Her Name follows Stacia Androva as she finds out the truth of her heritage ...
  • Kristie
    Sep 26, 2017
    Retelling Anastzie? Ve vesmru? No sem s tm! :D ...
  • Roobie
    Mar 14, 2019
    ?2.5 stars? Promising concept but (please forgive me) boring. :( ...
  • Nastassja
    Dec 01, 2017
    DNF at about 30%. I am ready for some rant! ?It?s probably just some rich Alexandrian tourist with nothing better to do than slum around the outer systems.? ?Yeah.? Clio gives a wistful sigh. ?Maybe a handsome, rich Alexandrian tourist, with a troubled past and a broody a...
  • Shannon (It Starts At Midnight)
    Mar 03, 2019
    You can find the full review and all the fancy and/or randomness that accompanies it at It Starts at Midnight Gosh this was an adventure and a half! I have been sadly bummed by some of the otherAnastasia-themed books I have read in the past, but this one finally hit the mark! So ...
  • Ally Watkins
    Apr 17, 2019
    Y'all. You guys. I have to shout this from the rooftops. I. LOVE. RETELLINGS. IN. SPACE. LAST OF HER NAME is based on the story of the Romanovs and the mystery surrounding Princess Anastasia, whose body wasn't found for many years after the rest of her family, and, for a while ...
  • Sophia (Bookwyrming Thoughts)
    Jan 28, 2019
    I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Last of Her Name hits the ground running. Khoury's takes us on an adventure through the Belt of Jewels when the Direktorand...
  • Sheharzad ⚘ (hiatus)
    Dec 09, 2017
    We have a blurb and cover now ?? The title changed from Firebird to Last of Her Name! I really like this new title AND THE FONT. Woah. ---- A retelling of the legend of Anastasia, set in a broken, star-spanning empire. I.Can't.Breathe. Do you know how much I love Anastasi...
  • Hayden
    Dec 06, 2018
    Man, y'all. This book made me SO MAD. Now, books tend to elicit anger in two ways. One: through the fault of bad writing and/or problematic messages, or two: the characters are put through such an ordeal of injustice and torture that you just want to reach your hand in there and str...
  • Makenna Fournier
    Jan 26, 2019
    It was SO hard for me to get into this book . I did not understand the world at all and was confused be so many things that I ended up having to put the book down, and honestly I was almost not going to pick it back up. I am so glad I did though because I ended up really loving what I...
  • Namera [The Literary Invertebrate]
    Jan 03, 2019
    ARC received in exchange for an honest review - thank you! Having LOVED Khoury?s last YA offering, The Forbidden Wish, I was super excited to get my hands on this ARC. Last of Her Name is an amazing book ? I?m stingy with my five stars, so it?s not quite that, but it certa...
  •  Amelia
    Mar 12, 2019
    "Worlds may burn and stars may fall, but I will never give up on her. No matter how far away she is, or how impossible to reach, as long as she is waiting at the end of it, my path is clear." Guys, the friendship. It's beautiful. This is the type of book I want to read. Why ...
  • rachael ♡
    Jan 30, 2019
    Sci-fi... Anastasia.... MY TWO FAVORITE THINGS... Help. I need it. ...
  • ❄Elsa Frost❄
    Sep 14, 2017
    September 14, 2017 OH MY WORD I AM SO EXCITED ABOUT THIS BOOK YOU HAVE NO IDEA!!!! I absolutely love Jessica Khoury's books and was wondering what happened that I couldn't find any of her books in stores. So excited about this one--a science-fiction retelling of Anastasia? That soun...
  • Vicky Who Reads
    May 24, 2018
    wow ok 1. DAT COVER 2. I heard star system, royalty, and rebellion (also, a fantastic twist, I am told) and I am just sold. 2019 just got a whole lot cooler. ...
  • Rae
    Feb 28, 2019
    HOLY STARS, this book! It gripped me from the very first page, and did not let me go. I finished it in about ten hours, but the time when I had to close it and do other things was impossible to stand! A fun mix of Anastasia, Star Wars, the Lunar Chronicles, and hippie love and magic, L...
  • Barbara Senteney
    Feb 23, 2019
    Imust start off by saying I don't read much science fiction, it's by far my favorite genre. This feels familiar like an old forgotten friend, very much in the tone of the Star Wars era, with a bloody massacre very reminiscent of the murder of the Royal Russian family, sory tho no droid...
  • Sarah
    Feb 01, 2019
    ?If there?s one thing you need to know about me, it?s that I always press the red button.? 4 Stars Thank you to Edelweiss for allowing me to read an advanced copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Trigger Warnings: Abuse, Murder, Imprisonment If you...
  • Jess-Marie
    Jan 06, 2019
    I'm grateful to have received an ARC of this book through the author's Twitter giveaway. I've been excited about this book since it was first announced almost two years ago and it was definitely worth the wait. Khoury hasn't just changed the location of the Anastasia story to Space, sh...