The Girl Who Looked Beyond The Stars

Sheena Meyer

Children - Fantasy/Sci-Fi
183 Pages
Reviewed on 07/27/2020
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Author Biography

L. B. Anne is the author of the Lolo and Winkle, Sheena Meyer, Curly Girl Adventures, and the soon to be released Everfall book series. She writes diverse chapter books geared toward six to fourteen-year-old readers (depending on the series). She is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), a guest speaker; presenting at libraries and schools nationwide, a mentor, and a mental health advocate.
The Girl Who Looked Beyond the Stars was birthed into a novel after a conversation with my husband. "What if someone could see angels?" is what he'd said. I immediately began writing and decided the setting should be the city I was born in. I wanted to write a story with characters middle school age readers could fall in love with while taking them on a fantastic adventure.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Kristen Van Kampen (Teen Reviewer) for Readers' Favorite

When The Girl Who Looked Beyond the Stars by L. B. Anne begins, Sheena Meyer is just an ordinary girl, but that doesn't last long. Her life changes when her father gets in a car accident and she goes to the hospital to see him, where she also sees a glowing creature that miraculously heals her dad. It is also the first time she meets Mr. Tobias, who says she's a gleamer who can see things normal people can't. Suddenly, mystical things keep happening to her, including vivid dreams that come true, text messages from an unknown number, and she meets a mysterious new girl who acts oddly. Then, in one of her talks with Mr. Tobias, she learns that something called the Murk is coming for her. What will she do?

With interesting scenes and well-developed characters, The Girl Who Looked Beyond the Stars by L. B. Anne is a very enjoyable read. The book has a good balance of thrilling and dramatic scenes and funny parts that make the book exciting without making it too intense. The characters were very likable and relatable, and I thought the way the characters interacted was very realistic, especially between Sheena and her mother. I also loved the way Sheena and her friends were very close and joked around with each other. The book was very well written and I liked the narration style from Sheena’s perspective. The story is original, suspenseful, and has a very interesting plot. I was hooked by the first page and didn't want to stop reading. I would definitely recommend this book.


This book is TRULY amazing. It has so many little details and little stories involved within that make it so deep and fun to read. The main character is very developed. She starts as an ordinary girl, but when she starts seeing things, and remembering things, she bumps into someone who changes her LIFE! I would hate to give it away, so I won't go any further, but I highly recommend it! Thank you L. B. Anne for making a whole series!


This is a great book!


My mother gave me this book for christmas and when I started to read it I found myself up until 12:03 A.M I love this book


I definitely recommend it was full of a lot of great thrilling parts. I did my book report on it and I love it. I would definitely would read it again. If you like thrilling and magical. books you would love it. It was a christian girl who found out she could see angels. If your not christian it doesn't have much parts about the religion, But It doesn't matter the book is so great. I loved every single bit of it and it was overall a 10/10. If toy are thinking of reading this book I say go for it.