Teens & Tweens Review is an opportunity for York County Public Library teens and tweens to write book reviews for their peers. Check out what our youth are reading below, and then see our list of read-alike titles suggested by YCPL staff.
Title: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
Reviewed by: Michael S.
Rating: 4 stars
In Red Queen, protagonist Mare Barrow was born into a world where the color of one’s blood describes their social circumstance. Are you a red-blooded, destined to work every day or get conscripted into the military, or a silver noble enjoying the luxuries of a life built on the back of those you suppress and superpowers that make you near invincible? Mare is a red and is nearing the age of conscription into the army if she is not able to get an apprenticeship, until everything changes. A strange man gets her a job at the palace, where she discovers impossible powers in front of all the silver nobles. She is hidden away by the royal family; masquerading as a lost silver princess. Will she start a red rebellion, or will she be put to death for her incredible powers?
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