Parents' Guide to

Broken Throne: A Red Queen Collection

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Bonus collection for fans of original Red Queen series only.

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What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 1 parent review

age 15+

One of the best young adult fantasies out there!

One of the most amazing series in the young adult genre and such a spectacular conclusion to the series. Although throughout the series, there are elements of romance, and a particular scene where it is inappropriate for the little ones, the rest of the book gives nothing but a thrill that allows you to steal away into a whole new world. Definitely worth the read! And the reread!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1 ):
Kids say (6 ):

Fans of Victoria Aveyard's popular fantasy series will love going back to the Red Queen world, but the collection of stories, maps, and timelines doesn't stand on its own. Fictional journal entries, historical research, and the stories/novellas of Broken Throne: A Red Queen Collection rely on the reader already having a deep understanding of the world and appreciation for the characters and the journeys they've undertaken. And be forewarned: Two of the novellas here have already been published as Cruel Crown.

It's a successful companion piece, though, that provides further insight into the main characters, fills in some gaps, and closes some circles while leaving room for even more. Maps, timelines, and journal entries help visualize the world, flesh out some characters, and sort out the order of some events. Mild-to-moderate fantasy violence, sexy stuff, and language make it best for teens and up.

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