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Reviewed by K.C. Finn for Readers' Favorite
Fresh off the Starship is a work of contemporary chick lit with a science fiction style twist, written for adults by author Ann Crawford. The heroine of our tale is Missy, a being from a race far across the galaxy, who is sent to Earth with a single mission: help humanity by whatever means she can. But something goes wrong in Missy’s travel plans, and instead of arriving in Washington, D.C. where she can help the world on a higher political scale, she ends up in Kansas. This strange environment presents challenges that Missy wasn’t prepared for, but she is determined to fulfill her mission no matter where she is. What follows is a light and enjoyable adventure that comments on human nature and the beauty of our world.
Sometimes you need to see the world through someone else’s eyes to appreciate what is still good about it and in the current state of the world, that’s more true than ever. The story author Ann Crawford presents is light but executed beautifully, lifting readers out of their contemporary misery to rediscover what it is about being alive that is so fantastic. Missy’s plot line is much as you’d expect from this hi-jinks kind of tale, with an amusing romance plot and a lot of misplacement and confusion on her part that’s very funny, but it was the wider ethos of the tale that really grabbed me. Overall, Fresh off the Starship is a brighter look at life today that is sure to keep you smiling from page to page.