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King's Cage

King's Cage

eBook - 2017
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"Mare Barrow is a prisoner, powerless without her lightning, tormented by her lethal mistakes. She lives at the mercy of a boy she once loved, a boy made of lies and betrayal. Now a king, Maven Calore continues weaving his dead mother's web in an attempt to maintain control over his country--and his prisoner"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017.
ISBN: 9780062310712
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc - Distributor

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Mar 17, 2021

Mare has been captured by Maven and is now his prisoner, helpless without her lightning. She lives at the whim of a boy who betrayed her, and despite that he is king, Maven is still struggling to take control of his country. Meanwhile, Cal, the exiled prince, will stop at nothing to reclaim Mare, enlisting the assistance of the newbloods and Reds in the process. I didn’t like how the pacing for the beginning was slow, especially how the last book was left on a cliffhanger. However, something new in this book was that there were multiple points of view. I loved getting to see the point of view from not only Mare but two other characters. Getting to read from two new points of view was exciting because it gave a much wider picture of the plot because there was a lot going on. I liked how there was more romance in this book compared to the last one, however it was mainly action-packed. I would recommend the Red Queen series readers to continue reading King's Cage because it was nice to see what was happening in the minds of the three characters, especially the character on the opposing side.

WPL_JessB Mar 16, 2021

Oooooh Aveyard is just so good at writing ambiguous characters. You think you hate a character? Think again!

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cgking
Nov 23, 2020

it was alright

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Anika_Singh
Jul 31, 2020

Mare is now imprisoned in a cell of Silent Stone, vulnerable without her lightning. She is forced to kneel before the king of Norta, a boy who once betrayed her. He used cruel tactics to gain his title and he doesn’t deserve his position. Though Maven will not kill her, he will certainly use her to his advantage. As she attempts to gather information from the young king, the Scarlet Guard has plans of its own.

The dramatic third installment of the Red Queen series doesn’t fail to impress. It’s great for someone looking for a lot of action and drama.

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BookDragon07
May 14, 2020

I really enjoyed this series and I totally recommend. I cannot really find another book that I have read that is similar. (which is great)

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blkmgic24
Nov 16, 2019

This series is awesome! I really think they should make a movie on at least the first book. Like if you agree.

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JKarrer
Nov 10, 2019

Red Queen series book 3

lgmosher Oct 11, 2019

I’m not leaving this place unless I leave behind his corpse—or mine.

I got super excited, but Aveyard let us all down... really hard.

This statement was suppose to mean something and while she had the chance to at least hurt Maven she wouldn't... lame. If you're going to say it, do it.

While I was kinda bored through most of the political garbage (Yes, the entire back end of the book) having Maven back is wonderful!

I'm defiantly team MAVEN!

Now now, I'm not saying I'm team Mare & Maven, defiantly not... she's Cals and it makes sense.

Maven is what held this book through.... also can we talk about where the hell Cameron came from?

We learn two things about her and all of a sudden she's some super important character that we actually don't give two craps about, just saying.

All of the characters except for MAVEN's is underdeveloped. He is the only one I can truly connect with because he's the only one that we see grow, even if it is into darkness.

Aveyard while she is good at fight scenes and battle lacks tremendously as romance.... even with THAT SCENE between Cal and Mare going on I didn't really care, because she hasn't developed either of their characters it didn't hit home like it should. Instead it was more like yeah we they did it... we understand the implications....

that being said the end wasn't as devastating as I think she wanted it to be... because the characters weren't DEVELOPED!

All I want, honestly.... Is more Maven. Though he's young and vile and honestly he is the only character I connect with and simply care about. Mare does all the crap to herself. Pick a brother thats all I'm saying.... and when you do pick a brother don't beat him for trying to do the right things because you don't know what the "right" thing is either.... its all gray sweetie, all gray.

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kbirchenall
Jul 02, 2019

the third installment of the red queen series was amazing I couldn't put it down and I read it before bed and before I knew it the clock read 12:00 this book will keep you hooked on the action and relationships

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violet_leopard_311
May 20, 2019

This book(series) is the BOMB!! It’s legit sad that she is captured and everything but when you get to the end you start to LOVE the book even more! I suggest you read the whole book series and other book by Victoria Aveyard because she is Awesome!

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bookluvr06
Jul 09, 2018

Sexual Content: Some scenes with sexual fantasies and relationships between boys and girls

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bookluvr06
Jul 09, 2018

Violence: Murders describes in intense detail

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bookluvr06
Jul 09, 2018

Coarse Language: Contains F-word and others right up there

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SpeedyLlama
Feb 04, 2019

"The two Guardsmen flanking the door to central control step back before I even finish my usual lie. Both look away, avoiding my gaze, and I feel my face burn with an ashamed flush. Newbloods scare people as much as Silvers do, if not more so. Reds with abilities are just as unpredictable, just as powerful, just as dangerous in their eyes. After we first got here and more soldiers arrived, the whispers about me and the others spread like disease. 'The old woman can change her face.' 'The twitchy one can surround you with illusions.' 'The techie girl can kill you with thought alone.' It feels terrible to be feared. And worst of all, I can't blame anyone for it." -Cameron

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EatTheKpopcorn
Dec 30, 2018

‘A silver king for Montfort to control, but a silver king all the same. Reds in the dirt, as always.’

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