The Queen Underneath
Give rating
star1
star2
star3
star4
star5
star6
star7
star8
star9
star10

Statistics

The Queen Underneath

by Stacey Filak
Release date: May 7, 2018
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: fantasydark fantasy, young adult

This dark fantasy debut from Stacey Filak challenges the idea that all protagonists must be heroes by following characters who do everything your mother told you not to do.

The Above and the Under have a tenuous truce that is shattered after the death of both their respective rulers. Gemma, the new queen of Under, must throw history aside and team up with Tollan, the heir to the Above throne, in order to take down a power that seeks to rule them all.

Their group of rebels is comprised of an assassin, a sex worker, and a palace servant from Above, and we follow their unique perspectives as they are forced to question previously held beliefs. But even with war looming, romance still grows. Challenging gender roles and the expectation that every prince must have a princess, Tollan discovers love with Elam — a young man, a sex worker, and one of Gemma’s closest friends.

The way in which The Queen Underneath spins love, intrigue, action, magic, and incredible world building will make this a go-to for fans of V.E. Schwab.

updated 2018-05-07

Other books you might like

White Stag (Permafrost, #1)The WoodOnly Ashes Remain (Market of Monsters, #2)Armageddon Outta HereThe Gifts of Life (Colours of Humanity, #1)
Online 31 visitors
Newest member: Alisa Gray
Total members: 5725