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THE CROWN OF EMBERS by Rae Carson

In the sequel to the acclaimed The Girl of Fire and Thorns, a seventeen-year-old princess turned war queen faces sorcery, adventure, untold power, and romance as she fulfills her epic destiny.

Elisa is the hero of her country. She led her people to victory against a terrifying enemy, and now she is their queen. But she is only seventeen years old. Her rivals may have simply retreated, choosing stealth over battle. And no one within her court trusts her-except Hector, the commander of the royal guard, and her companions. As the country begins to crumble beneath her and her enemies emerge from the shadows, Elisa will take another journey. With a one-eyed warrior, a loyal friend, an enemy defector, and the man she is falling in love with, Elisa crosses the ocean in search of the perilous, uncharted, and mythical source of the Godstone's power. That is not all she finds. A breathtaking, romantic, and dangerous second volume in the Fire and Thorns trilogy


First line:
"My entourage of guards struggles to keep pace as I fly down the corridors of my palace."

Another good book in the Fire and Thorn series.
I love how tough and smart and brave Elisa is.
Elisa is now queen. Men think women are weak and therefore can take advantage of Elisa. But she is cunning and can take of herself, thankyouverymuch. And is doesn't hurt the Hector is by her side helping and guiding and protecting her as well.
Elisa has to find out what kind of queen she is and be herself. It is as symbolic as the crown she wears.
How will Elisa bring her kingdom together?
Who are her enemies and how can she get rid of them?
And most importantly, who will end up together?
Loved the ending.
Hate that I have to wait for the next book.


Rating: PG 14
S: Kissing, taking birth control for the possibility, main character checking out her naked body in the mirror
L: No
V: fighting, war

Liked:
Elisa
Storm

 Disliked:
Waiting for book #3

4 STARS


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