The Queen's Rising (The Queen’s Rising #1)

The Queen's Rising (The Queen’s Rising #1)

When her seventeenth summer solstice arrives, Brienna desires only two things: to master her passion and to be chosen by a patron. Growing up in the southern Kingdom of Valenia at the renowned Magnalia House should have prepared her for such a life. While some are born with an innate talent for one of the five passions?art, music, dramatics, wit, and knowledge?Brienna strug When her seventeenth summer solstice arrives, Brienna desires only two things: to master her passion and to be ch...

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Title:The Queen's Rising (The Queen’s Rising #1)
Author:Rebecca Ross
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Genres:Fantasy
ISBN:The Queen’s Rising
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Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:464 pages pages

The Queen's Rising (The Queen’s Rising #1) Reviews

  • Melanie
    Oct 10, 2017

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

  • Cindy ✩☽ Savage Queen ♔
    Mar 17, 2017

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

    4.5 Stars When I think of some of my all time favourite books, they either have: a) beautiful, albeit kind of flowery writing b) a slow burn plot/romance/pace or c) both. The Queen's Rising is one of the books that fell into the "both" category and I while I don't know what I expec...

    ?So we rise to the challenge knowing that the victory is already ours.? The Queens Rising is getting a bit of hype here and there, and it has a wonderful cover, but this book was ultimately so disappointing for me. books need a hook - something that makes you want to read...

    Absolutely bloody unbelievable. I highly recommend y'all read this because if you haven't then you're missing out on a lot of action and political intrigue which might sound boring but I promise you the plot is amazingly fantabulous. Full RTC ...

    Queens Rising follows Brienna as she get pulled into a plot to overthrow the King of another kingdom. Thats not a spoiler since its mentionned in the summary, but I did find the Goodreads summary a bit misleading. In her kingdom people can study to become one of five passions; art, mus...

    Rebecca Ross, the author of The Queen's Rising walked me through a magical journey. I got lost in the beautiful writing, so much so that it actually felt like I was there, living this story alongside the main character Brienna. Might this be my favourite book I've read so far this y...

    Well that was delightful. ...

    RATING: 4.5/5 *Thank you Edelweiss and HarperCollins for allowing me to read and review this digital ARC* The Queen's Rising takes you on an epic, magical journey to a fictional land where power and passion go hand in hand. The writing and plot dynamics will keep you hooked from ...

    Before I review this, here's some advice to future writers. If you are going to make your main character's parentage a mystery in your novel, maybe don't make the first page of said novel, a convenient family tree explicitly depicting your main character's parentage. So, if you are ...

    4.5/5 stars! I really enjoyed this one. The writing is rich and luscious, and I couldn't put it down. Minor reservations, but I can't wait for Ross's next work. Full review to come! ...

    THE QUEEN'S RISING is a fantastic, complex YA fantasy that hits all the sweet spots of the kingdom/rebellion tropes without feeling tired or overdone. The writing is so well seasoned, with beautiful descriptions and awesome character development. I also just kind of want the "bow to no...

    My first book of 2018 and it did not disappoint. Loved it! More to come. ...

    I seriously want to tell you that I absolutely loved this book? however, the truth is that I?m kind of on the fence about how I feel about it. After reading the summary I was instantly intrigued by the potential that the story had, but for me, it all kind of fell flat. I think ...

    This one started out slow and remained at that pace. It begins with the mystery of Brienna's parentage kept a secret from her for most of her life. She's know it's someone of importance because why would her grandfather go through so much trouble to withhold her father's identity,which...

    DNF @ 40% Thank you NetGalley for an eARC This was just so boring. There was a weird sort of romance plot that made me uncomfortable and I just can?t get into it. ...

    Well the cover is pretty nice...even if it has a model on it lol --- Title change and publication date push back? ...

  • Jodi Meadows
    Feb 25, 2018

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

    4.5 Stars When I think of some of my all time favourite books, they either have: a) beautiful, albeit kind of flowery writing b) a slow burn plot/romance/pace or c) both. The Queen's Rising is one of the books that fell into the "both" category and I while I don't know what I expec...

    ?So we rise to the challenge knowing that the victory is already ours.? The Queens Rising is getting a bit of hype here and there, and it has a wonderful cover, but this book was ultimately so disappointing for me. books need a hook - something that makes you want to read...

    Absolutely bloody unbelievable. I highly recommend y'all read this because if you haven't then you're missing out on a lot of action and political intrigue which might sound boring but I promise you the plot is amazingly fantabulous. Full RTC ...

    Queens Rising follows Brienna as she get pulled into a plot to overthrow the King of another kingdom. Thats not a spoiler since its mentionned in the summary, but I did find the Goodreads summary a bit misleading. In her kingdom people can study to become one of five passions; art, mus...

    Rebecca Ross, the author of The Queen's Rising walked me through a magical journey. I got lost in the beautiful writing, so much so that it actually felt like I was there, living this story alongside the main character Brienna. Might this be my favourite book I've read so far this y...

    Well that was delightful. ...

  • Emily May
    Aug 29, 2017

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

  • Lisa
    Oct 02, 2017

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

    4.5 Stars When I think of some of my all time favourite books, they either have: a) beautiful, albeit kind of flowery writing b) a slow burn plot/romance/pace or c) both. The Queen's Rising is one of the books that fell into the "both" category and I while I don't know what I expec...

    ?So we rise to the challenge knowing that the victory is already ours.? The Queens Rising is getting a bit of hype here and there, and it has a wonderful cover, but this book was ultimately so disappointing for me. books need a hook - something that makes you want to read...

    Absolutely bloody unbelievable. I highly recommend y'all read this because if you haven't then you're missing out on a lot of action and political intrigue which might sound boring but I promise you the plot is amazingly fantabulous. Full RTC ...

    Queens Rising follows Brienna as she get pulled into a plot to overthrow the King of another kingdom. Thats not a spoiler since its mentionned in the summary, but I did find the Goodreads summary a bit misleading. In her kingdom people can study to become one of five passions; art, mus...

    Rebecca Ross, the author of The Queen's Rising walked me through a magical journey. I got lost in the beautiful writing, so much so that it actually felt like I was there, living this story alongside the main character Brienna. Might this be my favourite book I've read so far this y...

    Well that was delightful. ...

    RATING: 4.5/5 *Thank you Edelweiss and HarperCollins for allowing me to read and review this digital ARC* The Queen's Rising takes you on an epic, magical journey to a fictional land where power and passion go hand in hand. The writing and plot dynamics will keep you hooked from ...

    Before I review this, here's some advice to future writers. If you are going to make your main character's parentage a mystery in your novel, maybe don't make the first page of said novel, a convenient family tree explicitly depicting your main character's parentage. So, if you are ...

    4.5/5 stars! I really enjoyed this one. The writing is rich and luscious, and I couldn't put it down. Minor reservations, but I can't wait for Ross's next work. Full review to come! ...

    THE QUEEN'S RISING is a fantastic, complex YA fantasy that hits all the sweet spots of the kingdom/rebellion tropes without feeling tired or overdone. The writing is so well seasoned, with beautiful descriptions and awesome character development. I also just kind of want the "bow to no...

    My first book of 2018 and it did not disappoint. Loved it! More to come. ...

    I seriously want to tell you that I absolutely loved this book? however, the truth is that I?m kind of on the fence about how I feel about it. After reading the summary I was instantly intrigued by the potential that the story had, but for me, it all kind of fell flat. I think ...

    This one started out slow and remained at that pace. It begins with the mystery of Brienna's parentage kept a secret from her for most of her life. She's know it's someone of importance because why would her grandfather go through so much trouble to withhold her father's identity,which...

    DNF @ 40% Thank you NetGalley for an eARC This was just so boring. There was a weird sort of romance plot that made me uncomfortable and I just can?t get into it. ...

    Well the cover is pretty nice...even if it has a model on it lol --- Title change and publication date push back? ...

    Este fue uno de los mejores libros que le en 2015 y uno de los mejores fantasy que le en mucho tiempo. Es lento, pero es slido y hermoso :3 Me alegra mucho que por fin se haya publicado. ...

    A stunning fantasy with original ideas and a build-up of action with a truly great reward. This is the type of story you could definitely call an epic journey - secret missions, hidden identities and some delicious high drama. Bonus: I'm pretty sure this is a standalone book! I ...

  • Latoya
    Mar 20, 2018

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

    4.5 Stars When I think of some of my all time favourite books, they either have: a) beautiful, albeit kind of flowery writing b) a slow burn plot/romance/pace or c) both. The Queen's Rising is one of the books that fell into the "both" category and I while I don't know what I expec...

    ?So we rise to the challenge knowing that the victory is already ours.? The Queens Rising is getting a bit of hype here and there, and it has a wonderful cover, but this book was ultimately so disappointing for me. books need a hook - something that makes you want to read...

    Absolutely bloody unbelievable. I highly recommend y'all read this because if you haven't then you're missing out on a lot of action and political intrigue which might sound boring but I promise you the plot is amazingly fantabulous. Full RTC ...

    Queens Rising follows Brienna as she get pulled into a plot to overthrow the King of another kingdom. Thats not a spoiler since its mentionned in the summary, but I did find the Goodreads summary a bit misleading. In her kingdom people can study to become one of five passions; art, mus...

    Rebecca Ross, the author of The Queen's Rising walked me through a magical journey. I got lost in the beautiful writing, so much so that it actually felt like I was there, living this story alongside the main character Brienna. Might this be my favourite book I've read so far this y...

    Well that was delightful. ...

    RATING: 4.5/5 *Thank you Edelweiss and HarperCollins for allowing me to read and review this digital ARC* The Queen's Rising takes you on an epic, magical journey to a fictional land where power and passion go hand in hand. The writing and plot dynamics will keep you hooked from ...

    Before I review this, here's some advice to future writers. If you are going to make your main character's parentage a mystery in your novel, maybe don't make the first page of said novel, a convenient family tree explicitly depicting your main character's parentage. So, if you are ...

    4.5/5 stars! I really enjoyed this one. The writing is rich and luscious, and I couldn't put it down. Minor reservations, but I can't wait for Ross's next work. Full review to come! ...

    THE QUEEN'S RISING is a fantastic, complex YA fantasy that hits all the sweet spots of the kingdom/rebellion tropes without feeling tired or overdone. The writing is so well seasoned, with beautiful descriptions and awesome character development. I also just kind of want the "bow to no...

    My first book of 2018 and it did not disappoint. Loved it! More to come. ...

    I seriously want to tell you that I absolutely loved this book? however, the truth is that I?m kind of on the fence about how I feel about it. After reading the summary I was instantly intrigued by the potential that the story had, but for me, it all kind of fell flat. I think ...

    This one started out slow and remained at that pace. It begins with the mystery of Brienna's parentage kept a secret from her for most of her life. She's know it's someone of importance because why would her grandfather go through so much trouble to withhold her father's identity,which...

  • Meli
    Mar 02, 2018

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

    4.5 Stars When I think of some of my all time favourite books, they either have: a) beautiful, albeit kind of flowery writing b) a slow burn plot/romance/pace or c) both. The Queen's Rising is one of the books that fell into the "both" category and I while I don't know what I expec...

    ?So we rise to the challenge knowing that the victory is already ours.? The Queens Rising is getting a bit of hype here and there, and it has a wonderful cover, but this book was ultimately so disappointing for me. books need a hook - something that makes you want to read...

    Absolutely bloody unbelievable. I highly recommend y'all read this because if you haven't then you're missing out on a lot of action and political intrigue which might sound boring but I promise you the plot is amazingly fantabulous. Full RTC ...

    Queens Rising follows Brienna as she get pulled into a plot to overthrow the King of another kingdom. Thats not a spoiler since its mentionned in the summary, but I did find the Goodreads summary a bit misleading. In her kingdom people can study to become one of five passions; art, mus...

    Rebecca Ross, the author of The Queen's Rising walked me through a magical journey. I got lost in the beautiful writing, so much so that it actually felt like I was there, living this story alongside the main character Brienna. Might this be my favourite book I've read so far this y...

    Well that was delightful. ...

    RATING: 4.5/5 *Thank you Edelweiss and HarperCollins for allowing me to read and review this digital ARC* The Queen's Rising takes you on an epic, magical journey to a fictional land where power and passion go hand in hand. The writing and plot dynamics will keep you hooked from ...

    Before I review this, here's some advice to future writers. If you are going to make your main character's parentage a mystery in your novel, maybe don't make the first page of said novel, a convenient family tree explicitly depicting your main character's parentage. So, if you are ...

    4.5/5 stars! I really enjoyed this one. The writing is rich and luscious, and I couldn't put it down. Minor reservations, but I can't wait for Ross's next work. Full review to come! ...

    THE QUEEN'S RISING is a fantastic, complex YA fantasy that hits all the sweet spots of the kingdom/rebellion tropes without feeling tired or overdone. The writing is so well seasoned, with beautiful descriptions and awesome character development. I also just kind of want the "bow to no...

    My first book of 2018 and it did not disappoint. Loved it! More to come. ...

    I seriously want to tell you that I absolutely loved this book? however, the truth is that I?m kind of on the fence about how I feel about it. After reading the summary I was instantly intrigued by the potential that the story had, but for me, it all kind of fell flat. I think ...

    This one started out slow and remained at that pace. It begins with the mystery of Brienna's parentage kept a secret from her for most of her life. She's know it's someone of importance because why would her grandfather go through so much trouble to withhold her father's identity,which...

    DNF @ 40% Thank you NetGalley for an eARC This was just so boring. There was a weird sort of romance plot that made me uncomfortable and I just can?t get into it. ...

    Well the cover is pretty nice...even if it has a model on it lol --- Title change and publication date push back? ...

    Este fue uno de los mejores libros que le en 2015 y uno de los mejores fantasy que le en mucho tiempo. Es lento, pero es slido y hermoso :3 Me alegra mucho que por fin se haya publicado. ...

  • Jaime Arkin
    Feb 07, 2018

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

    4.5 Stars When I think of some of my all time favourite books, they either have: a) beautiful, albeit kind of flowery writing b) a slow burn plot/romance/pace or c) both. The Queen's Rising is one of the books that fell into the "both" category and I while I don't know what I expec...

    ?So we rise to the challenge knowing that the victory is already ours.? The Queens Rising is getting a bit of hype here and there, and it has a wonderful cover, but this book was ultimately so disappointing for me. books need a hook - something that makes you want to read...

    Absolutely bloody unbelievable. I highly recommend y'all read this because if you haven't then you're missing out on a lot of action and political intrigue which might sound boring but I promise you the plot is amazingly fantabulous. Full RTC ...

    Queens Rising follows Brienna as she get pulled into a plot to overthrow the King of another kingdom. Thats not a spoiler since its mentionned in the summary, but I did find the Goodreads summary a bit misleading. In her kingdom people can study to become one of five passions; art, mus...

    Rebecca Ross, the author of The Queen's Rising walked me through a magical journey. I got lost in the beautiful writing, so much so that it actually felt like I was there, living this story alongside the main character Brienna. Might this be my favourite book I've read so far this y...

    Well that was delightful. ...

    RATING: 4.5/5 *Thank you Edelweiss and HarperCollins for allowing me to read and review this digital ARC* The Queen's Rising takes you on an epic, magical journey to a fictional land where power and passion go hand in hand. The writing and plot dynamics will keep you hooked from ...

    Before I review this, here's some advice to future writers. If you are going to make your main character's parentage a mystery in your novel, maybe don't make the first page of said novel, a convenient family tree explicitly depicting your main character's parentage. So, if you are ...

    4.5/5 stars! I really enjoyed this one. The writing is rich and luscious, and I couldn't put it down. Minor reservations, but I can't wait for Ross's next work. Full review to come! ...

    THE QUEEN'S RISING is a fantastic, complex YA fantasy that hits all the sweet spots of the kingdom/rebellion tropes without feeling tired or overdone. The writing is so well seasoned, with beautiful descriptions and awesome character development. I also just kind of want the "bow to no...

    My first book of 2018 and it did not disappoint. Loved it! More to come. ...

    I seriously want to tell you that I absolutely loved this book? however, the truth is that I?m kind of on the fence about how I feel about it. After reading the summary I was instantly intrigued by the potential that the story had, but for me, it all kind of fell flat. I think ...

  • Taneika
    Mar 14, 2018

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

    4.5 Stars When I think of some of my all time favourite books, they either have: a) beautiful, albeit kind of flowery writing b) a slow burn plot/romance/pace or c) both. The Queen's Rising is one of the books that fell into the "both" category and I while I don't know what I expec...

  • ✨    jamieson   ✨
    Feb 15, 2018

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

    4.5 Stars When I think of some of my all time favourite books, they either have: a) beautiful, albeit kind of flowery writing b) a slow burn plot/romance/pace or c) both. The Queen's Rising is one of the books that fell into the "both" category and I while I don't know what I expec...

    ?So we rise to the challenge knowing that the victory is already ours.? The Queens Rising is getting a bit of hype here and there, and it has a wonderful cover, but this book was ultimately so disappointing for me. books need a hook - something that makes you want to read...

  • Joshua Gabriel (Ever Bookish Josh)
    Oct 20, 2017

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

  • nät
    Feb 13, 2018

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

  • Vilma Iris
    Jan 01, 2018

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

    4.5 Stars When I think of some of my all time favourite books, they either have: a) beautiful, albeit kind of flowery writing b) a slow burn plot/romance/pace or c) both. The Queen's Rising is one of the books that fell into the "both" category and I while I don't know what I expec...

    ?So we rise to the challenge knowing that the victory is already ours.? The Queens Rising is getting a bit of hype here and there, and it has a wonderful cover, but this book was ultimately so disappointing for me. books need a hook - something that makes you want to read...

    Absolutely bloody unbelievable. I highly recommend y'all read this because if you haven't then you're missing out on a lot of action and political intrigue which might sound boring but I promise you the plot is amazingly fantabulous. Full RTC ...

    Queens Rising follows Brienna as she get pulled into a plot to overthrow the King of another kingdom. Thats not a spoiler since its mentionned in the summary, but I did find the Goodreads summary a bit misleading. In her kingdom people can study to become one of five passions; art, mus...

    Rebecca Ross, the author of The Queen's Rising walked me through a magical journey. I got lost in the beautiful writing, so much so that it actually felt like I was there, living this story alongside the main character Brienna. Might this be my favourite book I've read so far this y...

    Well that was delightful. ...

    RATING: 4.5/5 *Thank you Edelweiss and HarperCollins for allowing me to read and review this digital ARC* The Queen's Rising takes you on an epic, magical journey to a fictional land where power and passion go hand in hand. The writing and plot dynamics will keep you hooked from ...

    Before I review this, here's some advice to future writers. If you are going to make your main character's parentage a mystery in your novel, maybe don't make the first page of said novel, a convenient family tree explicitly depicting your main character's parentage. So, if you are ...

    4.5/5 stars! I really enjoyed this one. The writing is rich and luscious, and I couldn't put it down. Minor reservations, but I can't wait for Ross's next work. Full review to come! ...

    THE QUEEN'S RISING is a fantastic, complex YA fantasy that hits all the sweet spots of the kingdom/rebellion tropes without feeling tired or overdone. The writing is so well seasoned, with beautiful descriptions and awesome character development. I also just kind of want the "bow to no...

    My first book of 2018 and it did not disappoint. Loved it! More to come. ...

  • Angelica
    Jan 23, 2018

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

    4.5 Stars When I think of some of my all time favourite books, they either have: a) beautiful, albeit kind of flowery writing b) a slow burn plot/romance/pace or c) both. The Queen's Rising is one of the books that fell into the "both" category and I while I don't know what I expec...

    ?So we rise to the challenge knowing that the victory is already ours.? The Queens Rising is getting a bit of hype here and there, and it has a wonderful cover, but this book was ultimately so disappointing for me. books need a hook - something that makes you want to read...

    Absolutely bloody unbelievable. I highly recommend y'all read this because if you haven't then you're missing out on a lot of action and political intrigue which might sound boring but I promise you the plot is amazingly fantabulous. Full RTC ...

    Queens Rising follows Brienna as she get pulled into a plot to overthrow the King of another kingdom. Thats not a spoiler since its mentionned in the summary, but I did find the Goodreads summary a bit misleading. In her kingdom people can study to become one of five passions; art, mus...

    Rebecca Ross, the author of The Queen's Rising walked me through a magical journey. I got lost in the beautiful writing, so much so that it actually felt like I was there, living this story alongside the main character Brienna. Might this be my favourite book I've read so far this y...

    Well that was delightful. ...

    RATING: 4.5/5 *Thank you Edelweiss and HarperCollins for allowing me to read and review this digital ARC* The Queen's Rising takes you on an epic, magical journey to a fictional land where power and passion go hand in hand. The writing and plot dynamics will keep you hooked from ...

    Before I review this, here's some advice to future writers. If you are going to make your main character's parentage a mystery in your novel, maybe don't make the first page of said novel, a convenient family tree explicitly depicting your main character's parentage. So, if you are ...

  • Melissa ♥ Dog/Wolf Lover ♥ Martin
    Mar 18, 2018

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

  • Hailey (HaileyinBookland)
    Dec 18, 2017

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

  • Amber Robertson
    Feb 26, 2018

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

    4.5 Stars When I think of some of my all time favourite books, they either have: a) beautiful, albeit kind of flowery writing b) a slow burn plot/romance/pace or c) both. The Queen's Rising is one of the books that fell into the "both" category and I while I don't know what I expec...

    ?So we rise to the challenge knowing that the victory is already ours.? The Queens Rising is getting a bit of hype here and there, and it has a wonderful cover, but this book was ultimately so disappointing for me. books need a hook - something that makes you want to read...

    Absolutely bloody unbelievable. I highly recommend y'all read this because if you haven't then you're missing out on a lot of action and political intrigue which might sound boring but I promise you the plot is amazingly fantabulous. Full RTC ...

    Queens Rising follows Brienna as she get pulled into a plot to overthrow the King of another kingdom. Thats not a spoiler since its mentionned in the summary, but I did find the Goodreads summary a bit misleading. In her kingdom people can study to become one of five passions; art, mus...

    Rebecca Ross, the author of The Queen's Rising walked me through a magical journey. I got lost in the beautiful writing, so much so that it actually felt like I was there, living this story alongside the main character Brienna. Might this be my favourite book I've read so far this y...

    Well that was delightful. ...

    RATING: 4.5/5 *Thank you Edelweiss and HarperCollins for allowing me to read and review this digital ARC* The Queen's Rising takes you on an epic, magical journey to a fictional land where power and passion go hand in hand. The writing and plot dynamics will keep you hooked from ...

    Before I review this, here's some advice to future writers. If you are going to make your main character's parentage a mystery in your novel, maybe don't make the first page of said novel, a convenient family tree explicitly depicting your main character's parentage. So, if you are ...

    4.5/5 stars! I really enjoyed this one. The writing is rich and luscious, and I couldn't put it down. Minor reservations, but I can't wait for Ross's next work. Full review to come! ...

    THE QUEEN'S RISING is a fantastic, complex YA fantasy that hits all the sweet spots of the kingdom/rebellion tropes without feeling tired or overdone. The writing is so well seasoned, with beautiful descriptions and awesome character development. I also just kind of want the "bow to no...

    My first book of 2018 and it did not disappoint. Loved it! More to come. ...

    I seriously want to tell you that I absolutely loved this book? however, the truth is that I?m kind of on the fence about how I feel about it. After reading the summary I was instantly intrigued by the potential that the story had, but for me, it all kind of fell flat. I think ...

    This one started out slow and remained at that pace. It begins with the mystery of Brienna's parentage kept a secret from her for most of her life. She's know it's someone of importance because why would her grandfather go through so much trouble to withhold her father's identity,which...

    DNF @ 40% Thank you NetGalley for an eARC This was just so boring. There was a weird sort of romance plot that made me uncomfortable and I just can?t get into it. ...

  • alice (arctic books)
    Jun 26, 2017

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

    4.5 Stars When I think of some of my all time favourite books, they either have: a) beautiful, albeit kind of flowery writing b) a slow burn plot/romance/pace or c) both. The Queen's Rising is one of the books that fell into the "both" category and I while I don't know what I expec...

    ?So we rise to the challenge knowing that the victory is already ours.? The Queens Rising is getting a bit of hype here and there, and it has a wonderful cover, but this book was ultimately so disappointing for me. books need a hook - something that makes you want to read...

    Absolutely bloody unbelievable. I highly recommend y'all read this because if you haven't then you're missing out on a lot of action and political intrigue which might sound boring but I promise you the plot is amazingly fantabulous. Full RTC ...

    Queens Rising follows Brienna as she get pulled into a plot to overthrow the King of another kingdom. Thats not a spoiler since its mentionned in the summary, but I did find the Goodreads summary a bit misleading. In her kingdom people can study to become one of five passions; art, mus...

    Rebecca Ross, the author of The Queen's Rising walked me through a magical journey. I got lost in the beautiful writing, so much so that it actually felt like I was there, living this story alongside the main character Brienna. Might this be my favourite book I've read so far this y...

    Well that was delightful. ...

    RATING: 4.5/5 *Thank you Edelweiss and HarperCollins for allowing me to read and review this digital ARC* The Queen's Rising takes you on an epic, magical journey to a fictional land where power and passion go hand in hand. The writing and plot dynamics will keep you hooked from ...

    Before I review this, here's some advice to future writers. If you are going to make your main character's parentage a mystery in your novel, maybe don't make the first page of said novel, a convenient family tree explicitly depicting your main character's parentage. So, if you are ...

    4.5/5 stars! I really enjoyed this one. The writing is rich and luscious, and I couldn't put it down. Minor reservations, but I can't wait for Ross's next work. Full review to come! ...

  • Camila Roy ••RoyIsReading••
    Feb 05, 2018

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

    4.5 Stars When I think of some of my all time favourite books, they either have: a) beautiful, albeit kind of flowery writing b) a slow burn plot/romance/pace or c) both. The Queen's Rising is one of the books that fell into the "both" category and I while I don't know what I expec...

    ?So we rise to the challenge knowing that the victory is already ours.? The Queens Rising is getting a bit of hype here and there, and it has a wonderful cover, but this book was ultimately so disappointing for me. books need a hook - something that makes you want to read...

    Absolutely bloody unbelievable. I highly recommend y'all read this because if you haven't then you're missing out on a lot of action and political intrigue which might sound boring but I promise you the plot is amazingly fantabulous. Full RTC ...

    Queens Rising follows Brienna as she get pulled into a plot to overthrow the King of another kingdom. Thats not a spoiler since its mentionned in the summary, but I did find the Goodreads summary a bit misleading. In her kingdom people can study to become one of five passions; art, mus...

    Rebecca Ross, the author of The Queen's Rising walked me through a magical journey. I got lost in the beautiful writing, so much so that it actually felt like I was there, living this story alongside the main character Brienna. Might this be my favourite book I've read so far this y...

    Well that was delightful. ...

    RATING: 4.5/5 *Thank you Edelweiss and HarperCollins for allowing me to read and review this digital ARC* The Queen's Rising takes you on an epic, magical journey to a fictional land where power and passion go hand in hand. The writing and plot dynamics will keep you hooked from ...

  • Bright Star
    Feb 16, 2018

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

    4.5 Stars When I think of some of my all time favourite books, they either have: a) beautiful, albeit kind of flowery writing b) a slow burn plot/romance/pace or c) both. The Queen's Rising is one of the books that fell into the "both" category and I while I don't know what I expec...

    ?So we rise to the challenge knowing that the victory is already ours.? The Queens Rising is getting a bit of hype here and there, and it has a wonderful cover, but this book was ultimately so disappointing for me. books need a hook - something that makes you want to read...

    Absolutely bloody unbelievable. I highly recommend y'all read this because if you haven't then you're missing out on a lot of action and political intrigue which might sound boring but I promise you the plot is amazingly fantabulous. Full RTC ...

    Queens Rising follows Brienna as she get pulled into a plot to overthrow the King of another kingdom. Thats not a spoiler since its mentionned in the summary, but I did find the Goodreads summary a bit misleading. In her kingdom people can study to become one of five passions; art, mus...

    Rebecca Ross, the author of The Queen's Rising walked me through a magical journey. I got lost in the beautiful writing, so much so that it actually felt like I was there, living this story alongside the main character Brienna. Might this be my favourite book I've read so far this y...

    Well that was delightful. ...

    RATING: 4.5/5 *Thank you Edelweiss and HarperCollins for allowing me to read and review this digital ARC* The Queen's Rising takes you on an epic, magical journey to a fictional land where power and passion go hand in hand. The writing and plot dynamics will keep you hooked from ...

    Before I review this, here's some advice to future writers. If you are going to make your main character's parentage a mystery in your novel, maybe don't make the first page of said novel, a convenient family tree explicitly depicting your main character's parentage. So, if you are ...

    4.5/5 stars! I really enjoyed this one. The writing is rich and luscious, and I couldn't put it down. Minor reservations, but I can't wait for Ross's next work. Full review to come! ...

    THE QUEEN'S RISING is a fantastic, complex YA fantasy that hits all the sweet spots of the kingdom/rebellion tropes without feeling tired or overdone. The writing is so well seasoned, with beautiful descriptions and awesome character development. I also just kind of want the "bow to no...

    My first book of 2018 and it did not disappoint. Loved it! More to come. ...

    I seriously want to tell you that I absolutely loved this book? however, the truth is that I?m kind of on the fence about how I feel about it. After reading the summary I was instantly intrigued by the potential that the story had, but for me, it all kind of fell flat. I think ...

    This one started out slow and remained at that pace. It begins with the mystery of Brienna's parentage kept a secret from her for most of her life. She's know it's someone of importance because why would her grandfather go through so much trouble to withhold her father's identity,which...

    DNF @ 40% Thank you NetGalley for an eARC This was just so boring. There was a weird sort of romance plot that made me uncomfortable and I just can?t get into it. ...

    Well the cover is pretty nice...even if it has a model on it lol --- Title change and publication date push back? ...

    Este fue uno de los mejores libros que le en 2015 y uno de los mejores fantasy que le en mucho tiempo. Es lento, pero es slido y hermoso :3 Me alegra mucho que por fin se haya publicado. ...

    A stunning fantasy with original ideas and a build-up of action with a truly great reward. This is the type of story you could definitely call an epic journey - secret missions, hidden identities and some delicious high drama. Bonus: I'm pretty sure this is a standalone book! I ...

    This book was a very promising start of a fantasy series, i enjoyed it alot tho i have some few things i dislike and like ofc So lets start with things i like: 1. THE FREAKING COVER! its beautiful with Black and Blue and Silver fonts! plus it came with deckle edges which i also l...

    "This was how we face the unexpected?not by our swords and our shields and our armor. Not even by the woad we paint upon our skin. We are ready because of sisterhood, because our bonds go deeper than blood. We rise for the queens of our past, and for the queens to come." The Que...

  • Nadhira Satria
    Feb 22, 2018

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

  • Cait • A Page with a View
    Oct 31, 2017

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

  • Brittney ~ Reverie and Ink
    Oct 20, 2017

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

  • Mary Norton
    Feb 25, 2016

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

    4.5 Stars When I think of some of my all time favourite books, they either have: a) beautiful, albeit kind of flowery writing b) a slow burn plot/romance/pace or c) both. The Queen's Rising is one of the books that fell into the "both" category and I while I don't know what I expec...

    ?So we rise to the challenge knowing that the victory is already ours.? The Queens Rising is getting a bit of hype here and there, and it has a wonderful cover, but this book was ultimately so disappointing for me. books need a hook - something that makes you want to read...

    Absolutely bloody unbelievable. I highly recommend y'all read this because if you haven't then you're missing out on a lot of action and political intrigue which might sound boring but I promise you the plot is amazingly fantabulous. Full RTC ...

    Queens Rising follows Brienna as she get pulled into a plot to overthrow the King of another kingdom. Thats not a spoiler since its mentionned in the summary, but I did find the Goodreads summary a bit misleading. In her kingdom people can study to become one of five passions; art, mus...

    Rebecca Ross, the author of The Queen's Rising walked me through a magical journey. I got lost in the beautiful writing, so much so that it actually felt like I was there, living this story alongside the main character Brienna. Might this be my favourite book I've read so far this y...

    Well that was delightful. ...

    RATING: 4.5/5 *Thank you Edelweiss and HarperCollins for allowing me to read and review this digital ARC* The Queen's Rising takes you on an epic, magical journey to a fictional land where power and passion go hand in hand. The writing and plot dynamics will keep you hooked from ...

    Before I review this, here's some advice to future writers. If you are going to make your main character's parentage a mystery in your novel, maybe don't make the first page of said novel, a convenient family tree explicitly depicting your main character's parentage. So, if you are ...

    4.5/5 stars! I really enjoyed this one. The writing is rich and luscious, and I couldn't put it down. Minor reservations, but I can't wait for Ross's next work. Full review to come! ...

    THE QUEEN'S RISING is a fantastic, complex YA fantasy that hits all the sweet spots of the kingdom/rebellion tropes without feeling tired or overdone. The writing is so well seasoned, with beautiful descriptions and awesome character development. I also just kind of want the "bow to no...

    My first book of 2018 and it did not disappoint. Loved it! More to come. ...

    I seriously want to tell you that I absolutely loved this book? however, the truth is that I?m kind of on the fence about how I feel about it. After reading the summary I was instantly intrigued by the potential that the story had, but for me, it all kind of fell flat. I think ...

    This one started out slow and remained at that pace. It begins with the mystery of Brienna's parentage kept a secret from her for most of her life. She's know it's someone of importance because why would her grandfather go through so much trouble to withhold her father's identity,which...

    DNF @ 40% Thank you NetGalley for an eARC This was just so boring. There was a weird sort of romance plot that made me uncomfortable and I just can?t get into it. ...

    Well the cover is pretty nice...even if it has a model on it lol --- Title change and publication date push back? ...

    Este fue uno de los mejores libros que le en 2015 y uno de los mejores fantasy que le en mucho tiempo. Es lento, pero es slido y hermoso :3 Me alegra mucho que por fin se haya publicado. ...

    A stunning fantasy with original ideas and a build-up of action with a truly great reward. This is the type of story you could definitely call an epic journey - secret missions, hidden identities and some delicious high drama. Bonus: I'm pretty sure this is a standalone book! I ...

    This book was a very promising start of a fantasy series, i enjoyed it alot tho i have some few things i dislike and like ofc So lets start with things i like: 1. THE FREAKING COVER! its beautiful with Black and Blue and Silver fonts! plus it came with deckle edges which i also l...

    "This was how we face the unexpected?not by our swords and our shields and our armor. Not even by the woad we paint upon our skin. We are ready because of sisterhood, because our bonds go deeper than blood. We rise for the queens of our past, and for the queens to come." The Que...

    Rebecca Ross did a wonderful job with this book. I am one of her beta readers, and cannot help but boast about it. Brianna is a passion of knowledge. After trying the passions of art, music, dramatics, and even whit, she is only left with three years, instead of the usual seven, to...

  • Samhita Peechara {fictionismyfandom}⚔
    Mar 17, 2018

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

    4.5 Stars When I think of some of my all time favourite books, they either have: a) beautiful, albeit kind of flowery writing b) a slow burn plot/romance/pace or c) both. The Queen's Rising is one of the books that fell into the "both" category and I while I don't know what I expec...

    ?So we rise to the challenge knowing that the victory is already ours.? The Queens Rising is getting a bit of hype here and there, and it has a wonderful cover, but this book was ultimately so disappointing for me. books need a hook - something that makes you want to read...

    Absolutely bloody unbelievable. I highly recommend y'all read this because if you haven't then you're missing out on a lot of action and political intrigue which might sound boring but I promise you the plot is amazingly fantabulous. Full RTC ...

  • Sophie Elaina
    Mar 21, 2018

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

    4.5 Stars When I think of some of my all time favourite books, they either have: a) beautiful, albeit kind of flowery writing b) a slow burn plot/romance/pace or c) both. The Queen's Rising is one of the books that fell into the "both" category and I while I don't know what I expec...

    ?So we rise to the challenge knowing that the victory is already ours.? The Queens Rising is getting a bit of hype here and there, and it has a wonderful cover, but this book was ultimately so disappointing for me. books need a hook - something that makes you want to read...

    Absolutely bloody unbelievable. I highly recommend y'all read this because if you haven't then you're missing out on a lot of action and political intrigue which might sound boring but I promise you the plot is amazingly fantabulous. Full RTC ...

    Queens Rising follows Brienna as she get pulled into a plot to overthrow the King of another kingdom. Thats not a spoiler since its mentionned in the summary, but I did find the Goodreads summary a bit misleading. In her kingdom people can study to become one of five passions; art, mus...

    Rebecca Ross, the author of The Queen's Rising walked me through a magical journey. I got lost in the beautiful writing, so much so that it actually felt like I was there, living this story alongside the main character Brienna. Might this be my favourite book I've read so far this y...

  • Brenda Waworga
    Mar 13, 2018

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

    4.5 Stars When I think of some of my all time favourite books, they either have: a) beautiful, albeit kind of flowery writing b) a slow burn plot/romance/pace or c) both. The Queen's Rising is one of the books that fell into the "both" category and I while I don't know what I expec...

    ?So we rise to the challenge knowing that the victory is already ours.? The Queens Rising is getting a bit of hype here and there, and it has a wonderful cover, but this book was ultimately so disappointing for me. books need a hook - something that makes you want to read...

    Absolutely bloody unbelievable. I highly recommend y'all read this because if you haven't then you're missing out on a lot of action and political intrigue which might sound boring but I promise you the plot is amazingly fantabulous. Full RTC ...

    Queens Rising follows Brienna as she get pulled into a plot to overthrow the King of another kingdom. Thats not a spoiler since its mentionned in the summary, but I did find the Goodreads summary a bit misleading. In her kingdom people can study to become one of five passions; art, mus...

    Rebecca Ross, the author of The Queen's Rising walked me through a magical journey. I got lost in the beautiful writing, so much so that it actually felt like I was there, living this story alongside the main character Brienna. Might this be my favourite book I've read so far this y...

    Well that was delightful. ...

    RATING: 4.5/5 *Thank you Edelweiss and HarperCollins for allowing me to read and review this digital ARC* The Queen's Rising takes you on an epic, magical journey to a fictional land where power and passion go hand in hand. The writing and plot dynamics will keep you hooked from ...

    Before I review this, here's some advice to future writers. If you are going to make your main character's parentage a mystery in your novel, maybe don't make the first page of said novel, a convenient family tree explicitly depicting your main character's parentage. So, if you are ...

    4.5/5 stars! I really enjoyed this one. The writing is rich and luscious, and I couldn't put it down. Minor reservations, but I can't wait for Ross's next work. Full review to come! ...

    THE QUEEN'S RISING is a fantastic, complex YA fantasy that hits all the sweet spots of the kingdom/rebellion tropes without feeling tired or overdone. The writing is so well seasoned, with beautiful descriptions and awesome character development. I also just kind of want the "bow to no...

    My first book of 2018 and it did not disappoint. Loved it! More to come. ...

    I seriously want to tell you that I absolutely loved this book? however, the truth is that I?m kind of on the fence about how I feel about it. After reading the summary I was instantly intrigued by the potential that the story had, but for me, it all kind of fell flat. I think ...

    This one started out slow and remained at that pace. It begins with the mystery of Brienna's parentage kept a secret from her for most of her life. She's know it's someone of importance because why would her grandfather go through so much trouble to withhold her father's identity,which...

    DNF @ 40% Thank you NetGalley for an eARC This was just so boring. There was a weird sort of romance plot that made me uncomfortable and I just can?t get into it. ...

    Well the cover is pretty nice...even if it has a model on it lol --- Title change and publication date push back? ...

    Este fue uno de los mejores libros que le en 2015 y uno de los mejores fantasy que le en mucho tiempo. Es lento, pero es slido y hermoso :3 Me alegra mucho que por fin se haya publicado. ...

    A stunning fantasy with original ideas and a build-up of action with a truly great reward. This is the type of story you could definitely call an epic journey - secret missions, hidden identities and some delicious high drama. Bonus: I'm pretty sure this is a standalone book! I ...

    This book was a very promising start of a fantasy series, i enjoyed it alot tho i have some few things i dislike and like ofc So lets start with things i like: 1. THE FREAKING COVER! its beautiful with Black and Blue and Silver fonts! plus it came with deckle edges which i also l...

  • Adrienne Young
    Jan 17, 2018

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

    4.5 Stars When I think of some of my all time favourite books, they either have: a) beautiful, albeit kind of flowery writing b) a slow burn plot/romance/pace or c) both. The Queen's Rising is one of the books that fell into the "both" category and I while I don't know what I expec...

    ?So we rise to the challenge knowing that the victory is already ours.? The Queens Rising is getting a bit of hype here and there, and it has a wonderful cover, but this book was ultimately so disappointing for me. books need a hook - something that makes you want to read...

    Absolutely bloody unbelievable. I highly recommend y'all read this because if you haven't then you're missing out on a lot of action and political intrigue which might sound boring but I promise you the plot is amazingly fantabulous. Full RTC ...

    Queens Rising follows Brienna as she get pulled into a plot to overthrow the King of another kingdom. Thats not a spoiler since its mentionned in the summary, but I did find the Goodreads summary a bit misleading. In her kingdom people can study to become one of five passions; art, mus...

    Rebecca Ross, the author of The Queen's Rising walked me through a magical journey. I got lost in the beautiful writing, so much so that it actually felt like I was there, living this story alongside the main character Brienna. Might this be my favourite book I've read so far this y...

    Well that was delightful. ...

    RATING: 4.5/5 *Thank you Edelweiss and HarperCollins for allowing me to read and review this digital ARC* The Queen's Rising takes you on an epic, magical journey to a fictional land where power and passion go hand in hand. The writing and plot dynamics will keep you hooked from ...

    Before I review this, here's some advice to future writers. If you are going to make your main character's parentage a mystery in your novel, maybe don't make the first page of said novel, a convenient family tree explicitly depicting your main character's parentage. So, if you are ...

    4.5/5 stars! I really enjoyed this one. The writing is rich and luscious, and I couldn't put it down. Minor reservations, but I can't wait for Ross's next work. Full review to come! ...

    THE QUEEN'S RISING is a fantastic, complex YA fantasy that hits all the sweet spots of the kingdom/rebellion tropes without feeling tired or overdone. The writing is so well seasoned, with beautiful descriptions and awesome character development. I also just kind of want the "bow to no...

  • Yusra ✨
    Apr 16, 2018

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

  • Crazy4Books
    Jan 27, 2018

    I hate giving one star to any book, especially those that didn't particularly piss me off or anything like that, but I just didn't enjoy The Queen's Rising one little bit. I think I almost died of boredom. It feels derivative of many other YA fantasy books but that alone isn't the p...

    I was super into this for the first bit, then I lost interest and was kind of bored, I found all the secret identities and family dynamics and court intrigues hard to keep track of. Honestly, the last 50 or so pages I ended up skimming because I was ready for it to be done. I had hoped...

    Magnalia House was the sort of establishment where only wealthy, talented girls mastered their passion. It wasn't designed for girls who were lacking, for girls who were illegitimate daughters, and certainly not for girls who defied kings. I, of course, happen to be all three of t...

    Oooh man. This has some of the loveliest, most visual writing I've ever laid eyes upon. Like... every sentence.... every paragraph... was crafted so perfectly. I feel so inspired. I feel like 90% of the time I come across pretty writing though, the plot is a bit lost. The good news...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. I feel like I keep reading YA SFF and just not feeling like there is anything new or unique. I went into The Queen?s Rising expecting to feel the same, especially amidst all the lower reviews I kept seei...

    Release date: February 6, 2018 I've been hoping to find more 2018 YA high fantasy books with all of the elements I love and this was a really enjoyable read! The plot description is pretty accurate, so I don't want to say anything else because that would spoil how everything gets re...

    ?... no matter which path you choose, I will follow you, even unto darkness.? what a stunning book! my favorite part it?s the amount of background history, and the unexpected revelations that had me a little like this -> ?. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ?...

    I had descended from selfish, ambitious blood. And I was Norah Kavanagh's vengeance. I would redeem myself. The Queen's Rising saved me from another frustrating reading slump. I already had high expectations because of the positive reviews written by reliable people on Goodreads, an...

    5 BRILLIANT STARS! OH WOW OH WOW OH WOW. IM IN LOVE. This was one of my most anticipated release and bOI it exceeded all of my expectations?? I was hooked from the very first pages, I binged half of the book in one sitting. IT WAS AMAZING. ? What I liked ? 1.The writin...

    ?I walked mindfully, my dress swallowing the last of my childhood as it whispered over the grass. I had prepared years for this one night, I thought, and breathed in the fragrance of the summer. Where had time gone? There was no answer as I welcomed the solstice.? Wasn?t ...

    4.5 Stars When I think of some of my all time favourite books, they either have: a) beautiful, albeit kind of flowery writing b) a slow burn plot/romance/pace or c) both. The Queen's Rising is one of the books that fell into the "both" category and I while I don't know what I expec...

    ?So we rise to the challenge knowing that the victory is already ours.? The Queens Rising is getting a bit of hype here and there, and it has a wonderful cover, but this book was ultimately so disappointing for me. books need a hook - something that makes you want to read...

    Absolutely bloody unbelievable. I highly recommend y'all read this because if you haven't then you're missing out on a lot of action and political intrigue which might sound boring but I promise you the plot is amazingly fantabulous. Full RTC ...

    Queens Rising follows Brienna as she get pulled into a plot to overthrow the King of another kingdom. Thats not a spoiler since its mentionned in the summary, but I did find the Goodreads summary a bit misleading. In her kingdom people can study to become one of five passions; art, mus...