Listen up book lovers! Drop everything that you are reading and pick up Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard. Once I started reading I was unable to put it down and finished it in less than two days. I didn't even mind depriving myself of sleep in order to finish it in the wee hours of the morning!
Red Queen takes place in a world where silver bloods and red bloods co-exist. The silver bloods possess super human powers and rule with an iron fist over the commoners with red blood. The heroine, Mare Barrow, has red blood and scrapes by in life by stealing what she can for her family. One fateful day, after meeting a mysterious stranger, Mare is taken to the capital to work for the Silvers. While in front of the royal family, nobles, and servants alike, Mare discovers she has an ability of her own. In order to keep the color of her blood secret, the king forces her into a marriage arrangement with his own son. As Mare learns more about the Silvers she decides to use her new identity to help the Scarlet Guard, the rebellion led by a group of Reds. Mare is forced to walk a tight rope of deception where one wrong step could lead to her death. Will she be able to keep her balance or will she fall victim to betrayal?
"Why is this book worthy of my attention" you ask? If the above awesome teaser didn't get your attention, here is a list of reasons why Red Queen is a MUST read: