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“Swearing Off Stars is a very beautiful and engaging story with memorable characters and well-developed themes…Danielle M. Wong has a unique gift for plot and thematic development and she makes readers believe in her characters. The story is intelligently plotted, emotionally intense, and beguiling.”

Readers’ Favorite


“A tempestuous, fiery page-turner that will leave you aching and begging for more, Swearing Off Stars is a novel with both great heart and unforgettable characters.”

San Francisco Book Review


“Wong’s novel succeeds in creating congenial characters with an undying commitment to women’s liberation in education, careers, and relationships, particularly those bonds that are stigmatized…An engaging romantic tale that also calls for equality.”

Kirkus Reviews


“Swearing Off Stars is easily one of the most beautiful books I have read. It is joyful, heart-wrenching, and defiant in the face of any opposition to telling the stories of women like Lia and Scarlett. I would recommend this book to any woman, whether part of the LGBT community or not, who wants a reminder that we do have a place in history.”

Manhattan Book Review


“Wong writes a fiery and fantastic novel featuring two women who find true love with one another…Swearing Off Stars is a truly wonderful novel.”

RT Book Reviews


“Swearing Off Stars by Danielle M. Wong tells the spellbinding tale of secret love and gender equality…an engrossing, thought provoking novel that will be enjoyed by all readers of quality fiction.”

Reader Views


“A fiery page-turner that will leave you begging for more! 5 Stars!”

Cynthia Brian, New York Times best-selling author


“A captivating book for all readers who believe in the power of love.”

Betty Hafner, author of Not Exactly Love: A Memoir


“A novel with great heart and unforgettable characters…Oxford student movements, movie star solitudes, desperation and hope, all entwine in this captivating story.”

Vamsee Juluri, author of Saraswati’s Intelligence