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Feb 22 2016

Glass sword by Victoria Aveyard

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Red Queen Book 2
Orion, 2016. ISBN 9781409159353.
(Age: 14+) Highly recommended. If there is one thing that Mare Barrow knows, it's that she's different. And that she's not the only one. Her blood is red - just like the common folk - but has an ability that should only be possible to the Silver blood. Her power to control Lightning has turned her into a weapon that the royal Court wants to control. The crown calls her an impossibility, a fake, and she's on the run being pursued by the Silver King, her friend who betrayed her. Mare sets out on a mission to find and recruit other Red-and-Silver fighters to join the cause and fight against her oppressors.
Victoria Aveyard captivates her audience with the action packed adventure that Mare and her group face. I couldn't put it down and when I did I could not stop thinking about the book, even after I finished the book. Glass sword runs on a crazy roller coaster of emotions. Aveyard writes in such a way that you feel all the emotions that Mare deals with and understand her anger and pain. I definitely recommend this series to anyone, and it is definitely a series for those who enjoyed The hunger games or Divergent.
Cecilia Richards

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