Red Queen #1 Rød Dronning
Title: Red Queen
Series: Red Queen #1
Author: Victoria Aveyard
Published in English: 2015
Dansk titel: Rød Dronning
Dansk Udgivelsesår: 2016
Finished Reading: Januar 2019
Genre: YA, Fantasy & Dystopian
This is my personal review without spoilers of the actual plot.
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.
I’ve had not been so entertained in what seems like forever. The only series that captured my attention this much is the Selection series.
The characters, WOW they were just amazing! Everyone was so different with his or her own personality traits. It’s been a while since I’ve gotten to know so many different characters but still able to remember everything about them.
The plot oh my god that was so interesting I nearly died lol. I was hooked from the first page! Moreover, I nearly read it in one go! It reminded me of so many different books all mashed up into one epic book. It’s clear to anyone that the author really likes to read in the YA genre! It was ballsy but she nailed it! Now I can’t wait to sink my teeth into the next book.
The writing is phenomenal. I really liked how easy and yet entertaining the writing was. It definitely invites you in, makes you a part of the story. In addition, even though we got a clear idea of the struggle between good and evil it’s difficult not to enjoy a bit of evil now and then.
I’d recommend this book in a heartbeat because it truly deserves to be read by multiple YA fans. I’ve only read the first but I’m sure that this will end up on my “Recommended” tab in the near future.
The game has begun!
I’m fangirling a bit right now!
If you liked this, you’re going to like The Selection series by Kiera Cass