Author: Victoria Aveyard

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Jun 24
Cruel Crown by Victoria Aveyard

Cruel Crown by Victoria Aveyard

Reviews 0 ★★★½

Cruel Crown is a bind of two novellas set in the world of Red Queen. These novellas open up the world and allow us a glimpse into two fascinating characters - Queen Coriane (Cal's mother) and Farley. Queen Song I loved the writing in Queen Song. It was evocative and beautiful and I felt Coriane's pain keenly. It's been a while since I read Red Queen and Glass Sword, but I don't recall being this impressed with the way they were presented! This novella reveals that Cal's grandfather was married to a woman but had a man, Prince Robert, as...

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Feb 01
Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard

Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard

Reviews 4 ★★★★

I found a lot to like in Glass Sword. It wasn’t perfect, but it was a stronger sequel by far. It rose above the admittedly low bar that Red Queen had set. A good sequel that builds and expands on the foundations of its predecessor.

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Mar 16
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Reviews 1 ★★★

An admirable début novel that combines a rags-to-riches story with a dystopian world and the powers of the X-Men, Red Queen will please a varied audience. I enjoyed reading it but have to concede that there is almost nothing original about it, and that it ultimately failed to wow me in the way that it could have.

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