Book Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

“You don’t see us, and so we are everywhere. And we will rise, Red as the Dawn."

Rebekah Hafner

Silver and Red. Anyone can betray anyone.

Blood divides them. There are people with silver blood, the ones who have power and strange abilities. Those with red blood, live below them. Mare Barrow has lived her whole life believing she was nothing but a thief trying to keep her family alive. But one day, the unexpected happens. Mare discovers a hidden ability. A red with silver ability is unheard of. Now, desperate to keep her family and herself safe, Mare must pretend to be someone she is not, a silver she has grown to hate. A red amongst the silver.

The beginning to a thrilling series, Red Queen is a captivating story about a girl trying to keep her family alive. The book is filled with action, adventure, love, and some pretty tough decisions. People with red blood rise, defying the silvers who rule over them. The book’s theme of defiance and betrayal will certainly make your jaw drop. Red Queen is a tale that will leave you on the edge of your seat till the very last word. Just remember, trust is hard to come by.