[Event Recap #11] #VictoriaAveyardinPH

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So last Sunday, March 6, 2016, I attended my first ever book signing event for the new year. Once again hosted by National Book Store, the event was for the Filipino fans of Victoria Aveyard, the New York Times Bestselling Author of Red Queen, and Glass Sword.

Red Queen, as some of you may already know, might not have made my top 15 books of 2015, but I enjoyed that book just the same, so meeting Victoria Aveyard was a great start to an author-filled year.

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[Book Review #49] Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

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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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