Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Review: Red Queen by Victoria AveyardTitle: Red Queen (Red Queen #1)
Series: Red Queen #1
Author: Victoria Aveyard
Publisher: HarperTeen
Genres: Fantasy
Publication Date: February 10, 2015
Rating: five-stars
Series Rating: five-stars

Summary (from Goodreads):

This is a world divided by blood – red or silver.

The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken Stilts, it seems like nothing will ever change.

That is, until she finds herself working in the Silver Palace. Here, surrounded by the people she hates the most, Mare discovers that, despite her red blood, she possesses a deadly power of her own. One that threatens to destroy the balance of power.

Fearful of Mare’s potential, the Silvers hide her in plain view, declaring her a long-lost Silver princess, now engaged to a Silver prince. Despite knowing that one misstep would mean her death, Mare works silently to help the Red Guard, a militant resistance group, and bring down the Silver regime.

But this is a world of betrayal and lies, and Mare has entered a dangerous dance – Reds against Silvers, prince against prince, and Mare against her own heart. 

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Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard is a mysterious and interesting read. The cover is absolutely stunning and really fits the book. This is perfect for fans of high fantasy. Continue reading