Review: Red Queen – Victoria Aveyard

“I’m an accident. I’m a lie. And my life depends on maintaining the illusion.”

  • Titel: Red Queenred queen
  • Auteur: Victoria Aveyard
  • Aantal bladzijden: 400
  • Taal: Engels
  • Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy
  • Waardering: ♥♥♥♥♥

Mare Barrow’s world is divided by blood—those with common, Red blood serve the Silver- blooded elite, who are gifted with superhuman abilities. Mare is a Red, scraping by as a thief in a poor, rural village, until a twist of fate throws her in front of the Silver court. Before the king, princes, and all the nobles, she discovers she has an ability of her own.

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Review: The Wild Orchid – Cameron Dokey

  • Titel: The Wild Orchid: A Retelling of “The Ballad of Mulan”
  • Auteur: Cameron Dokey
  • Uitgeverij: Simon Pulse
  • Aantal bladzijden: 224
  • Taal: Engels
  • Genre: Young Adult, romantiek, sprookje
  • Waardering: ♥♥♥♥

Wielding a sword as deftly as an embroidery needle, Mulan is unlike any other girl in China. When the emperor summons a great army, each family must send a male to fight, tom-boyish Mulan is determined to spare her aging father and bring her family honor, so she disguises herself and answers the call.

But Mulan never expects to find a friend, let alone a soul mate, in the commander of her division, Prince Jian. For all of Mulan’s courage with a bow and arrow, is she brave enough to share her true identity and feelings with Prince Jian?

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