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A star goes supernova in the middle of the road.
Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  a star that explodes and becomes extremely luminous in the process
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  • A star goes supernova in the middle of the road.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • I always thought I was happy being the dark star to your supernova.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • It melts my bones; it incinerates my skin; I am the sun gone supernova.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • I see them: The glow of headlights expanding like a pair of stars going supernova.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea

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  • A supernova in miniature.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • He’s kind of a supernova."
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • Now he says that if the sun went supernova it would be eight minutes before we’d see it.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • Jason knew he shouldn’t look, but he couldn’t close his eyes as Juno went supernova, revealing her true godly form.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Hermes glowed with the light of a supernova.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • He watched as Hera turned into a supernova, exploding in a ring of force that vaporized every monster instantly.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero

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  • It was the supernova, of course.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Tunnel In the Sky
  • It had burned brightly for millions of years and would soon become a supernova and burn out.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • A supernova.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • If their first kiss in the water had been a sort of explosion, this was like a sun going supernova.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • There is the growl of engines and then the twin bars of the headlights cutting across the horizon, and the lights grow larger, brighter, like two stars going supernova, bearing down on the girl, who has secrets in her heart and promises to keep, and she faces the lights that bear down on her, she does not run or hide.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
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