The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen:
Rating: 4 / 5 stars.
It was on her nineteenth birthday that the soldiers came for Kelsea Glynn.
They came to escort her back to the place of her birth – and to ensure she survives long enough to take possession of what is rightfully hers.
But like many nineteen-year-olds Kelsea is unruly, has high principles and believes she knows better than her elders.
Unlike most nineteen-year-olds she is about to inherit a kingdom that is on its knees – corrupt, debauched and very dangerous.
Kelsea will either become the most fearsome ruler the kingdom has ever known…or be dead within the week.
REVIEW (contains spoilers!):
So I’m giving this book 4 out of 5 stars, it was a really good book. Set in 24th century America it not your normal si-fi /futuristic book, sort of like a Game of Thrones set up.
Kelsea Glynn was a good female leader to root for; strong, smart and independent. I liked how even though the odds were definitely not in her favor she still made decisions to better her kingdom.
Lets talk about her relationship with The Fetch though, a little Stockholm-y, don’t you agree? OK am just reaching here, I literally have nothing bad to say about this book because it was just that good.
I definitely recommend picking it up, its high fantasy, something I normally wouldn’t read but I gave it a chance and enjoyed it, so give it a try to! Plus it’s going to be a movie soon featuring Emma Watson so bonus.
Thanks for reading.