Reviews by Tag: dystopia

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Broken Throne by Victoria Aveyard

Broken Throne

By Victoria Aveyard
3
Rated by
Anonymous
Aug 2, 2022

Broken Throne by Victoria Aveyard is fantasy fiction. This book contains five novellas from the
Red Queen series. It has Queen’s Song about Coriane Jacos, Steel Scars about Diana Farley,
World Behind about Princess Lyrisa, Iron Heart about Evangeline Samos and Elane Haven,
Fire Light about what happens to Mare Barrow, Cal, Kilorn Warren, and others in the Nortan
Civil War, and Fare Well about Maven and Cal's final conversation. This novella was good! It

Teen Review
War Storm by Victoria Aveyard

War Storm

By Victoria Aveyard
2
Rated by
Anonymous
Aug 2, 2022

War Storm by Victoria Aveyard is fantasy fiction and the fourth book in the series. Mare is now
determined more than ever after Cal’s betrayal. She wants to overthrow the kingdom of Norta
and bring an end to it all. And it all starts with Maven’s crown. But she can’t do it alone, she
needs Cal’s help. Together, with the help of the Scarlet Guard, can they finally bring an end to
the injustice? This book was not impressive. It was a lot like the other books, it had a lot of

Teen Review
King's Cage by Victoria Aveyard

Kings Cage

By Victoria Aveyard
2
Rated by
Anonymous
Aug 2, 2022

King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard is fantasy fiction and the third book in the series. Mare Borrow
is stuck. After turning herself in, she’s powerless in a prison cell, at the hands of the boy she
once trusted- Maven Calore. Luckily, as Mare is stuck in her cell, the Red Guard hasn’t given
up. And neither has Cal. There is war on the horizon, but is anyone truly prepared? This book
was okay. It was an improvement from the previous book in the series. I enjoyed the drama in

Teen Review
Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard

Glass Sword

By Victoria Aveyard
2
Rated by
Anonymous
Aug 2, 2022

Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard is fantasy fiction and the second book in the series. Mare
Borrow continues her search for others like her to join the Red Guard. She learns about her
powers, about her heart, and becomes something the Silver Court should fear. I didn’t enjoy this
book very much. There were a lot of unnecessary scenes and it was so dragged on. The
monologues were unnecessarily dramatic and the characters got on my nerves sometimes.

Teen Review
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Red Queen

By Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
4
Rated by
Anonymous
Aug 2, 2022

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard is dystopian fiction. In a world separated by blood, silver
belonging to the elite with superpowers and red to the commoners, life for Mare Borrow seems
like it will never change. Until she finds herself leaving her poverty-filled life to work at the Silver
Palace. She soon discovers despite having red blood, she also has deadly powers. Powers that
will destroy the corrupt power. Fearing her powers, the Silvers decide to disguise her as the

Teen Review

The Giver

By Lois Lowery
5
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Olivia from Leawood Pioneer Library YAAC
Jun 13, 2018

Twelve year old Jonas lives in what seems like an ideal world. Everything is chosen for you, where you live, who your spouse is, what your job is, because, according to the community leader, when people have the opportunity to choose, they choose wrong. But Jonas never expected his life assignment to be the Receiver. He is assigned to learn from the Giver, but not what he thinks he is going to learn. With the help of the Giver, he begins to understand the dark secrets behind his fragile community.

Teen Review

The Maze Runner

By James Dashner
4
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Olivia from Leawood Pioneer Library YAAC
May 30, 2017

Thomas wakes up in the lift with no memory except that of his name. He is surrounded by other boys whose memories are also gone. They are in the glade, and it is surrounded by towering stone walls that make an ever-changing and limitless maze. It is the only way out, and no one has ever gone through it alive. But then a girl arrives, the first girl ever, and she carries a terrifying message.

Teen Review

The Glittering Court

By Richelle Mead
4
Rated by
Olivia from Leawood Pioneer Library YAAC
Aug 1, 2016

Adelaide is a countess used to getting anything she wants, but she is tired of all the comfort and luxury. So she poses as a servant to escape and start a life in the new world by going to the glittering court. It was designed to transform impoverished young women into the upper class so they can gain powerful and wealthy marriages in the colonies across the sea. She manages to keep her true identity hidden from everyone but the son of the man who created the court, who is a hiding a dangerous secret of his own.

Teen Review

Origin

By Jessica Khoury
5
Rated by
Olivia from Leawood Pioneer Library YAAC
Jul 29, 2016

Pia grew up in a secret laboratory hidden in the rainforest, completely cut off from the outside world. She was raised by scientists to be the first of a new immortal race. But one night, she discovers a hole in the fence separating her from freedom, and sneaks out. She meets Eio, a boy from a local village, and together try to discover the dark and sinister story of her origin.

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