June 01, 2018

#Hodgepodge: First Chapter Review with @cosplayandbooks for The Hundredth Queen by @Emily_R_King

Welcome to this weeks Hodgepodge post! Each week will be totally different and we hope that you enjoy these! On these days with me (Rachael), you'll be getting a first chapter review. I want to cut down on TBR pile and I thought the best way would be reading the first chapter of the book and deciding from there if I want to keep it or get rid of it.

The Hundredth Queen (The Hundredth Queen, #1)

About the Book: 

He wanted a warrior queen. He got a revolutionary.

As an orphan ward of the Sisterhood, eighteen-year-old Kalinda is destined for nothing more than a life of seclusion and prayer. Plagued by fevers, she’s an unlikely candidate for even a servant’s position, let alone a courtesan or wife. Her sole dream is to continue living in peace in the Sisterhood’s mountain temple.

But a visit from the tyrant Rajah Tarek disrupts Kalinda’s life. Within hours, she is ripped from the comfort of her home, set on a desert trek, and ordered to fight for her place among the rajah’s ninety-nine wives and numerous courtesans. Her only solace comes in the company of her guard, the stoic but kind Captain Deven Naik.

Faced with the danger of a tournament to the death—and her growing affection for Deven—Kalinda has only one hope for escape, and it lies in an arcane, forbidden power buried within her.

Reviewed By: Rachael
Publisher: Skyscape
Recommended Age: Teen
Genre: Fantasy, Romance
How I Acquired this book: Amazon
Overall rating: ★★★★★
Goodreads | Amazon
About the Author: Emily R. King is a reader of everything and a writer of fantasy. Born in Canada and raised in the USA, she has perfected the use of “eh” and “y’all” and uses both interchangeably. Shark advocate, consumer of gummy bears, and islander at heart, Emily’s greatest interests are her four children. She’s a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and an active participant in her local writers’ community. She lives in Northern Utah with her family and their cantankerous cat.

Recommend this book? A hundred times YES!!

Notes and Opinions: I was not ready to fall in love this book as quickly as I did. I literally had to throw it across the room to stop myself from going past chapter 1. And good god was it hard. I freaking love this book already and I have ordered the next 3 off of Amazon. It's going to be hard to wan to read anything else but this. Y'all need this book in your lives like water. Goodness I freaking loooooove it!!

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