IN THIS BREATHLESS THIRD INSTALMENT TO VICTORIA AVEYARD’S BESTSELLING RED QUEEN SERIES, ALLEGIANCES ARE TESTED ON EVERY SIDE. AND WHEN THE LIGHTNING GIRL’S SPARK IS GONE, WHO WILL LIGHT THE WAY FOR THE REBELLION? 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,
THIS IS A WORLD DIVIDED BY BLOOD – RED OR SILVER.THE REDS ARE COMMONERS, RULED BY A SILVER ELITE IN POSSESSION OF GOD-LIKE SUPERPOWERS. AND TO MARE BARROW, A SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD RED GIRL FROM THE POVERTY-STRICKEN STILTS, IT SEEMS LIKE NOTHING WILL EVER CHANGE.THAT IS, UNTIL SHE FINDS HERSELF WORKING IN THE SILVER PALACE. HERE, SURROUNDED BY THE PEOPLE SHE HATES THE MOST, MARE DISCOVERS THAT, DESPITE HER RED BLOOD, SHE POSSESSES A DEADLY POWER OF HER OWN. ONE THAT THREATENS TO DESTROY THE BALANCE OF POWER.FEARFUL OF MARE’S POTENTIAL,
With film rights snapped up by an oscar winning hollywood production company, rights sold in a world record 43 territories, and rave blurbs from david baldacci, lee child and a.j. Finn, the silent patient is the international, multimillion-copy bestseller that you need to read this year.
When the taliban took control of the swat valley, one girl fought for her right to an education. On tuesday, 9 october 2012, she almost paid the ultimate price when she was shot in the head at point-blank range. Malala yousafzai’s extraordinary journey has taken her from a remote valley in northern pakistan to the halls of the united nations. She has become a global symbol of peaceful protest and is the youngest ever winner of the nobel peace prize. I am malala will make you believe in the power of one person’s voice to inspire change in the world.