Book Reviews

Queen of Hearts by Colleen Oakes

“Only queens with hearts can bleed.

This is not the story of the Wonderland we know. Alice has not fallen down a rabbit hole. There is no all-knowing cat with a taunting smile. This is a Wonderland where beneath each smile lies a secret, each tart comes with a demand, and only prisoners tell the truth.

Dinah is the princess who will one day reign over Wonderland. She has not yet seen the dark depths of her kingdom; she longs only for her father’s approval and a future with the boy she loves. But when a betrayal breaks her heart and threatens her throne, she is launched into Wonderland’s dangerous political game. Dinah must stay one step ahead of her cunning enemies or she’ll lose not just the crown but her head.

Evil is brewing in Wonderland and maybe, most frighteningly, in Dinah herself.

This is not a story of happily ever after.

This is the story of the Queen of Hearts.”

~Synopsis from Goodreads

I think this book was such an interesting back story of a well known villian. I think it makes way more sense on why the Queen of Hearts became who she was. It was an interesting story that made us want to know more about her. For whatever reason she reminds me of Queen Levana from Lunar Chronicles.

I gave this a 4 out of 5 stars because it wasn’t super fast. Even though it was super short. I still recommend it obviously.

Until Next Time,

Alex

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