Book Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard. In the Land of Contrived Plots, a young woman rises from the gutter to find out she is different. Book Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard. In the Land of Contrived Plots, a young woman rises from the gutter to find out she is different. Read a full summary of Glass Sword, book #2 of the Red Queen series now! This page is full of spoilers so beware. If you are wondering what happened in. We are at the brink of a revolution funded by the desire for revenge. They are people who have lost hope and strength for surviving. This portrait of Margaret Beaufort may be quite close to the historical truth of the matter and it was a compelling read. If becoming a queen is her destiny, then she requires some character development. The abilities reminiscent of XMEN add a unique flavour to the mix. I've been going through a major reading slump, and decided to go with my instincts and read this. In school, we learned about the world before ours, about the angels and gods that lived in the sky, ruling the earth with kind and loving hands. At least he's honest with himself, he knows he plays the fence. I much preferred The White Queen to this novel. My little heart is swelling with pride, considering this is a topic I tackled in a critical essay of mine which I also refer to as my baby. As Mare falls, she emits a massive shield of lightning which protects her. I actually liked Margaret's steadfastness and singlemindedness, and whilst her ruthlessness is shocking to modern sensibilities at the same time I didn't feel like it was out of place in the brutal Medieval world in which Margaret moved. I LOVED the whole idea about being divided by blood, and the silvers having these awesome powers, etc.. I am the only one who can restore the Westfall legacy. Readability Age Range 11 and up. And in the wake of their search, murdered girls keep turning up—girls who look exactly like the princess, and exactly like Johanna. She accompanies her sister Gisa to work in Summerton, where the Silver royals and elites hold their summer court, intending to land a big score. Things are just starting to heat up in this story. Maybe the next books will give me that.