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Donnerstag, 24. Januar 2019

[Rezi] Kendare Blake - The Oracle Queen [Three Dark Crowns]

Triplet queens born on the island of Fennbirn can be many things: Elementals. Poisoners. Naturalists. If an oracle queen is born, however, one with the gift of sight, she’s immediately drowned, extinguishing her chance at ever taking the throne.
But that’s not how it always was. This cautionary practice started long ago, with Queen Elsabet—the legendary, and last, oracle queen—whose reign was tinged with blood and horror.
Paranoid, ruthless, and utterly mad, Elsabet’s mistrust led to the senseless slaying of three entire houses of innocent people. At least, that’s the unchallenged tale carried down from generation to generation. But what really happened? 

Dienstag, 15. Januar 2019

[Rezi] Kendare Blake - The Young Queens [Three Dark Crowns]

Mirabella, Arsinoe, and Katharine weren't always scheming to murder each other. They weren't always surrounded by rival foster families, each swearing to have their best interests at heart. And they weren't always afraid of being unexpectedly attacked—by one of their own sisters, no less—in a way that could cost them their last breath.
They used to be together. Just three sisters. Alone in a glen.
This is the story of the three queens—after they were born, before they were separated, during the time when they all lived together, loved each other, and protected each other. It’s also the story of the day they were torn apart, and the several years that follow.
From birth to eleven years old, this is a rare glimpse of the queens' lives…before they were at stake.

Samstag, 2. Dezember 2017

[Blogtour] Der schwarze Thron: Die Königin - Interview mit Kendare Blake [+Gewinnspiel]

Hallöchen zusammen,
heute darf ich euch zum letzten Tag unserer Blogtour zu Kendare Blakes "Der schwarze Thron - Die Königin"* willkommen heißen. Nachdem ihr in den letzten Tagen unteranderem unsere Königinnen besser kennengelernt habt, gibt es heute ein Interview mit der Person ohne die es sie gar nicht erst gäbe: Autorin Kendare Blake.
Hinweis: Für die deutsche Übersetzung des Interviews scrollt bitte weiter nach unten.

Mittwoch, 28. Dezember 2016

[Rezi] Kendare Blake - Three Dark Crowns [Three Dark Crowns]

In every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born: three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic. Mirabella is a fierce elemental, able to spark hungry flames or vicious storms at the snap of her fingers. Katharine is a poisoner, one who can ingest the deadliest poisons without so much as a stomachache. Arsinoe, a naturalist, is said to have the ability to bloom the reddest rose and control the fiercest of lions.
But becoming the Queen Crowned isn't solely a matter of royal birth. Each sister has to fight for it. And it's not just a game of win or's life or death. The night the sisters turn 16, the battle begins.
The last queen standing gets the crown. 

Freitag, 11. November 2016

[Bücher] 5 Bücher, deren Protagonistinnen Herrscherinnen sind (Werbung)

Hallöchen zusammen,
es ist mal wieder Zeit für eine Liste. Wer mich länger verfolgt, weiß inzwischen, dass ich die Thematik von Frauen in Machtpositionen einfach liebe. Deswegen bringe ich euch heute eine Liste mit Büchern über reale und fiktive Herrscherinnen mit, die ich euch ans Herz legen möchte. Ganz nach dem Motto: Wieso nur Prinzessin sein, wenn man Königin sein kann?