One Dark Throne

One Dark Throne

Book - 2017
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Preparing for the queens' sixteenth birthday celebration and navigating the fallout of the Quickening, the sisters reassess their strategic paths to the throne using new understandings of their powers and destinies.
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2017]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780062385468
Characteristics: 448 pages ; 22 cm.


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Feb 05, 2018

I really don’t know how to feel about this series. The pace has been a big problem for me, and the series should have been a mere duology. I’m not necessarily sure if I’m going to continue on with the next installment because things wrapped up pretty well in this one. For all those acquainted with Mirabella, Katherine and Arsinoe from Three Dark Crowns, they are going to be unrecognizable at the beginning of this novel. Katherine is the “evil, powerful” one Mirabella once used to be, and Arsinoe is the new Mirabella when it comes to her wanting to save her sisters and not kill them. Slowly, they all return to their normal selves except Katherine, and I still have no clue what happened to her. To be honest, this was a boring book and not much more than that! The ending was predictable and once again left me confused as to what, exactly, is left? Rating 2.5/5
- @jewelreader of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

AL_SUSANW Jan 16, 2018

Blake is the real deal with this follow up to Three Dark Crowns. The saga continues as the triplets continue to grapple for the right to rule their island kingdom.

Dec 03, 2017

This was DEFINITELY better and more fast paced than the first book. The ending was a bit of a cliff hanger however it sort of works out since I am really anticipating the next book. To be totally honest i expected this to flop since it’s the second book and i wasn’t too happy with the first one.

Not only was this steady paced but it gives more insight to the queens themselves instead of their background, purpose and crew. We learned a juicy bit of info about Arsinoe in the first book and believe me it DOES come up again. We learn juicy bits about EVERYONE in this installment. I really enjoyed the way this was set up with the flicking back and forth between all three queens. Normally, that isn’t my thing but it really worked out well in this case. If you muscled through the first book, didnt really love it but are still curious about what happens DEFINITELY read this one. I would have regretted giving up on this story if I only had the first book to go off of.

LoganLib_Kirra Nov 28, 2017

One Dark Throne (sequel to Three Dark Crowns) is an impressive journey that turns everything from the first book upside down. I can gladly say this one was filled with just as much action, if not more, than the first book! I also have to praise it well because I haven't read a book like this in one sitting in a really long time but it was just too good to put down so I read it from start to finish and sat there all shocked after the last page. One Dark Throne really got character development right for me because these girls have all changed drastically and I really didn't expect many of the events that happened. I was also very happy because the action started early on in the book so all throughout it was such a speedy read and nothing felt like it was under or over-explained.

samdog123 Nov 14, 2017

A good resolution to this dark, dystopian tale. Three young queens and sisters must battle to the death for the crown, using their special powers to defeat each other. I loved all the characters, but identified most with Arsinoe and Mirabella. Katerine is pure evil. You won't soon forget the characters in this story. I wish there were a continuation to the series, but this is the second and last one. Well worth your time.

Nov 13, 2017

What a ride.

It was definitely hard to put this down and I only did because I had other things to do. The world is interesting.

That ending was sad but... weirdly appropriate.

AshleyF2008 Oct 15, 2017

I enjoyed the first book, but this one was definitely better. Some of the more pesky aspects from the first book were handled much better in this book, like the pacing and the love triangle. This is a good book for anyone looking for YA titles with female friendships, sisters, realistic romance, and intrigue.

Oct 12, 2017

Very good book. Keeps you hooked from start to finish.

Sep 16, 2017

My goodness this book is absolutely amazing I am still not over it!! For those of u who felt that the first book was slow will not find this one slow at all! It is none stop go go go... and that ending my goodness made me cry!! So good!! Read it!!


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