Reviewed by Melanie on January 2, 2017
I began The Red Queen on Audiobook when it was first available on Overdrive from my library. I then picked up Glass Sword from the library, but couldn’t really get into it, so I waited for the audio book.
The book picks up a few months after Red Queen ends. Mare and the Scarlet Guard are searching for other Reds with Silver abilities, to create an Army to rise up and defeat Maven and return Cal to his throne.
I really felt like this book kind of went in circles. Mare has questioned herself from the beginning, and the love triangle involving brothers never impresses me. The greatest think Maven did was show his true colors, even if he is murderous and vengeful.
I feel that as a second book, this one was lacking propelling the storyline forward, though we did meet some new and interesting characters along the way. I am looking forward to the third book of the series, and hope it picks up the intensity that the Red Queen carried.