October 29, 2014

#Review of The Wonder (Queen of Hearts Saga #2) by @ColleenBlooms

An Exiled Princess.
An Ancient Tribe.
A Dangerous Stranger with Unknown Loyalties. 

Dinah, the former Princess of Wonderland Palace, has been chased into the wilds of Wonderland after the brutal murder of her brother and the ruin of her impending crown. Now, as her half-sister Vittiore sits on the throne beside her Father, the brutal King of Hearts, Dinah finds herself alone in the forbidding Twisted Wood with only Morte, a homicidal beast, for company. 

Hunted by the King and his army of Cards, Dinah struggles to evade those who long for her head, including Cheshire, the King’s clever advisor, who is slowly tightening his grasp around her. Spurred on by her rising terror, the former Princess finds herself at the center of a web of conspiracy reaching far beyond the Palace and deep into the mysterious Yurkei mountain tribes. 
Even with the balance of an entire Kingdom at stake, Dinah knows something that her allies and enemies do not: that the most dangerous conflict of all has already begun as she battles the enticing rage that beckons her ever closer as love slips further from her grasp.

The second book in the bestselling and award-winning Queen of Hearts Saga, The Wonder takes readers back to the most wondrous and curious places in Wonderland, and continues this darkly addictive tale featuring one of the most infamous villains of all time.

But be warned…not every fairy tale has a happy ending.
This is the story of a princess who became a villain.


About the Author

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Colleen Oakes is the author of the Elly in Bloom Series and the YA fantasy The Queen of Hearts Saga, both published via Sparkpress. She lives in North Denver with her husband and son. When not writing, Colleen enjoys swimming, traveling, and immersing herself in nerdy pop culture. She is currently at work on the third Elly novel and another YA fantasy series titled Wendy Darling.

My Review 4 Headless Cards

Well this one although it didn't suffer completely from book two syndrome it just didn't have as much flair as book one.  I found myself wanting to put it down around 50 pages.  It seems to start to drag.  But once you get past that part it picks right back up and your off on a wild tale.  I really liked the end and can't wait for book three. 

Go Into This One Knowing

No love triangle, fast paced, wonderful read! Now go get it or its OFF WITH YOUR HEAD!!!
(sorry just had to put that in there)
"All opinions are 100% honest and my own."

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Editorial Reviews


Praise for the Queen of Hearts Saga by Colleen Oakes: Named one of the Most Cinematic Indie Books ----Kirkus Reviews

Winner 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Young Adult ----Next Generation Indie Book Awards

"Queen of Hearts will keep you dreaming of Wonderland long after you read the last page. I want more of these characters, more of this fantastical world!" --Lorie Langdon, author of the Doon series

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Deanna Stevens said...

a princess who became a villain... interesting, very interesting...

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