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Victoria Aveyard

Forfatter af Red Queen

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Victoria Aveyard was raised in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts before moving to Los Angeles to earn a BFA in screenwriting at the University of Southern California. Red Queen is her first novel and series. All the books in the series, Red Queen, Glass Sword, and War Storm have made the New York vis mere Times best seller list. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

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Værker af Victoria Aveyard

Red Queen (2015) 8,973 eksemplarer
Glass Sword (2016) 4,964 eksemplarer
King's Cage (2017) 3,449 eksemplarer
War Storm (2018) 2,599 eksemplarer
Realm Breaker (2021) 1,466 eksemplarer
Cruel Crown: Queen Song & Steel Scars (2016) 1,384 eksemplarer
Broken Throne: A Red Queen Collection (2019) 1,039 eksemplarer
Blade Breaker (2022) 614 eksemplarer
Fate Breaker (2024) 111 eksemplarer
The Red Queen Series: Books 1-4 (2018) 105 eksemplarer
Steel Scars (2016) 86 eksemplarer
Queen Song (2015) 76 eksemplarer
The Red Queen Series: Books 1-2 (2016) 36 eksemplarer

Associated Works

Because I Was a Girl: True Stories for Girls of All Ages (2017) — Bidragyder — 93 eksemplarer

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Representation: N/A
Trigger warnings: Military violence and war themes, blood, grief and loss depiction, physical assault and injury, death
Score: Five out of ten.
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What a disappointment. Again...

I'm done with Victoria Aveyard. I picked War Storm up to finish the Red Queen tetralogy or quartet, but I headed in with low expectations after being underwhelmed by Glass Sword and King's Cage. Red Queen was enjoyable--how could Aveyard fall this far? The series could've been so much better, but it was dreadful instead.

It starts (more like finishes) with Mare, who needs no introduction, Cal and Maven, all living separate lives. At least there's a map now, but anyway. The novel starts off slow and continues its pace after Cal betrays Mare by joining the Silver side, leaving Mare to fight for the Red side with other characters. War Storm didn't need to be above 650 pages when it could be shrunk to 100 or less, especially considering Glass Sword and King's Cage suffered from the same issue, meaning Aveyard didn't rectify that. The worldbuilding was lacklustre as usual as Aveyard did not answer some questions I had, not to mention the absurd number of unnecessary subplots detracting from War Storm. The characters are hard to connect or relate with, and the plot goes on and on. The climax is ironically anticlimactic as only one character died in the big battle, Maven, finishing War Storm on a low note.
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Law_Books600 | 33 andre anmeldelser | Apr 7, 2024 |
Good premise but lousy execution.
eas7788 | 346 andre anmeldelser | Mar 31, 2024 |
So good!! Has everything I’d ever want and more. Dragons and the undead. The companions bring back the vibe of the fellowship in Lord of the Ring! Can’t wait for book 3
Frogiekins04 | 4 andre anmeldelser | Mar 25, 2024 |
Una lectura que engancha desde el primer momento, con personajes curiosos y un giro en la trama completamente inesperado. La historia se basa en Norta, donde la sociedad se divide por dos colores de sangre: Roja y Plateada. Los rojos, humanos comunes, trabajan como esclavos para los plateados, humanos con habilidades o con superpoderes. La diferencia entre esta dos clases es abismal, y esto lo podemos ver reflejado en la vida de nuestra protagonista, Mare, la cual es roja y se ve envuelta en una serie de líos con tal de evitar el reclutamiento militar obligatorio de los rojos. Al final desencadenará el descubrimiento de Mare sobre sus poderes a pesar de tener sangre roja, lo que llevará a los reyes de Norta hacerla pasar por una plateada para evitar que levante sospechas entre los nobles. Toda la historia se centra en como Mare aprende sobre sus habilidades mientras ayuda a la Guardia Escarlata, un grupo de rebeldes rojos que luchan por acabar con las injusticias hacia los de su misma sangre. Es un libro lleno de aventura y de dinamismo, que nunca se vuelve pesado o monótono.
Aunque no ofrece nada nuevo, es una de mis lecturas favoritas y que recomiendo si disfrutas de este tipo de género literario.
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sagxdove | 346 andre anmeldelser | Mar 14, 2024 |



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