In a world divided by blood – red or silver – two young people struggle to change their destiny. Mare Barrow’s world is divided by blood. Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like powers. Mare is a Red, scrapingby as a thief in the slums. But when she encountersa Silver prince -the heir to the throne – she discovers that her life is not what it seems. Pursuedby Silver soldiers who will stop atnothing to capture her, Mare finds herself ignite with forbidden magic and drawn into acrimonious rebel plots that threatento destroy all she holds dear.
For who is this book for ?
Teens and young adults who like dystopian books teens who like dystopian books.
- This book is well written.
- It’s a quick read.
- The plot is interesting and keeps you engaged.
- The protagonist is a young girl, which may not appeal to some readers.
- The story moves slowly in the beginning.
- The ending leaves room for a sequel.
Learn more about the author
Victoria Aveyard was born and raised in Long Island, New York. She graduated from University of Southern California with a degree in screenwriting. In her spare time she reads Young Adult books and drinks too much coffee.Red Queen is Victoria’s first novel.
“Red Queen is an amazing book with a very interesting story line. It kept me hooked until the end.”
“A wonderfully crafted, fast paced journey. I read it in one sitting”
“From start to finish, Victoria Aveyard’s debut novel,, will grip you with its shockingly original plotline and characters that are seemingly ripped from the pages of history. I found myself constantly guessing at what would happen next, which is a hallmark quality of truly great books.”