Review

Red Queen

By Victoria Aveyard

Publisher: Orion Books    Pages: 383

Rated: 4 stars 

Red Queen is a book that I loved.

Set in a futuristic world where there is a wide division between ‘races’, the red bloods and the silver bloods – plus, like any good fantasy book should, there is magic.

It took me a little while to get into the book, not because it wasn’t fast paced or without gripping detail, it was. To be truthful, I can’t find an excuse as to why, however, once I was about one third of the way through I was hooked!

I find that Mare (our heroin) to be difficult but understandably so. With the fact she is thrown into the Silver world and is a Red she has a lot to of angles she has to battle with, and not being herself for the sake of her life is one of them.

Cal and Maven really make an impact of their own in this book (without giving the plot away). I won’t lie, I fell for Cal instantly. Handsome, brooding, future king and a few secrets to find out about along the way? Who wouldn’t?

I can’t wait to get stuck into Glass Sword but will leave that pleasure closer to the time when the third book comes out next year. It is all too enticing for words and I just know I will want to start the third book once the second is finished.

I feel another binge read coming!

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