Glass Sword: Red Queen, Book 2

Book review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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age 13+

Lack of character development makes sequel a disappointment.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 37 reviews

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Great book needs a few changes

.As I really enjoyed red queen I naturally wanted to read glass sword I found it very quick to action and got straight to the plot but it didn't include much character development and because there was quite a few new characters in this story we could of done with some more detail . Also mare in this book has changed a lot from red queen and her personality is completely different and pushes away quite a few of the main characters . Another thing was there was never a time to breath it was always straight on to another major thing in the story which could get annoying as u would want to process one thing before moving on . Moving on to the good things i enjoyed the ending very much but leaves you on a big cliff hanger so make sure u have the next book with u . It does get quite violent at some points and the description gets quite gruesome but its fine . I also enjoyed how mare improved some friendships but also put quite a few behind her but by the end of the story she is a completely different person but not in a good way which I didn't enjoy. Overall I think it is a good book and u should read it but it could've done with a few changes

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Book Details

  • Author: Victoria Aveyard
  • Genre: Fantasy
  • Topics: Adventures, Friendship
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: HarperTeen
  • Publication date: February 9, 2016
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 13 - 18
  • Available on: Nook, Audiobook (unabridged), Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
  • Last updated: July 13, 2017

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