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2015 Reading Challenge

For the duration of the year, I’ve participated in Popsugar’s 2015 Reading Challenge. Granted, I did not manage the goal of fifty books and I read fewer books than I did last year (partly because of my major reading slump). However, I still managed to check off a lot of boxes!

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Review

Review: Red Queen

red_queen_book_cover_a_pTitle: Red Queen (Red Queen #1)
Publisher: Orion
Release Date: February 10th 2015
Pages: 383
Genre(s): Young Adult, Fantasy

❝ The poverty-stricken Reds are commoners, living under the rule of the Silvers, elite warriors with god-like powers. To Mare Barrow, a 17-year-old Red girl from The Stilts, it looks like nothing will ever change. Mare finds herself working in the Silver Palace, at the centre of
those she hates the most. She quickly discovers that, despite her red blood, she possesses a deadly power of her own. One that threatens to destroy Silver control.

But power is a dangerous game. And in this world divided by blood, who will win?❞

I really enjoyed Red Queen, however, I could not quite shake the feeling that it was a combination of various popular Young Adult books like The Hunger Games, The Selection and Divergent.  

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