I have to say that this author’s series is more gruesome than most YA I have read. Not that I am complaining, I really enjoyed the first book in this series, RUINED. I love almost everything about this story. It moves at a furious pace and now I just need the last book […]
Series: Ruined #1
Also in this series: Avenged
Published by HarperTeen on May 3rd 2016
Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy & Magic, Love & Romance, Royalty
Also by this author: Avenged
eARC provided by HarperCollins
Amy Tintera’s new YA fantasy trilogy blends the romance of Kiera Cass’s Selection series and the epic stakes of Victoria Aveyard’s Red Queen in a story of revenge, adventure, and unexpected love.
Emelina Flores has nothing. Her home in Ruina has been ravaged by war; her parents were killed and her sister was kidnapped. Even though Em is only a useless Ruined—completely lacking any magic—she is determined to get revenge.
Her plan is simple: She will infiltrate the enemy’s kingdom, posing as the crown prince’s betrothed. She will lead an ambush. She will kill the king and everything he holds dear, including his son.
The closer Em gets to the prince, though, the more she questions her mission. Her rage-filled heart begins to soften. But with her life—and her family—on the line, love could be Em’s deadliest mistake.
This book is such good fun! Our main character, Em, was born Ruined royalty in the Ruina kingdom. All the Ruined have marks on their bodies and powers, except Em. In order to not be completely useless, Em trained to fight since the time she was little. She isn’t in line for the […]