Arc Review – The War of Two Queens by Jennifer L Armentrout

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March 13, 2022 by ceresbooksworld

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The War of Two Queens by Jennifer L Armentrout

Book four in Blood and Ash series

Publisher : Blue Box Press

Publication date : March 15th, 2022

Source : eArc from the author

Rating : 4 hearts


From the desperation of golden crowns…

Casteel Da’Neer knows all too well that very few are as cunning or vicious as the Blood Queen, but no one, not even him, could’ve prepared for the staggering revelations. The magnitude of what the Blood Queen has done is almost unthinkable.

And born of mortal flesh…

Nothing will stop Poppy from freeing her King and destroying everything the Blood Crown stands for. With the strength of the Primal of Life’s guards behind her, and the support of the wolven, Poppy must convince the Atlantian generals to make war her way—because there can be no retreat this time. Not if she has any hope of building a future where both kingdoms can reside in peace.

A great primal power rises…

Together, Poppy and Casteel must embrace traditions old and new to safeguard those they hold dear—to protect those who cannot defend themselves. But war is only the beginning. Ancient primal powers have already stirred, revealing the horror of what began eons ago. To end what the Blood Queen has begun, Poppy might have to become what she has been prophesied to be—what she fears the most.

As the Harbinger of Death and Destruction.


If you have read the previous volume you know that Casteel is a prisoner and that Poppy will do everything in her power to free him.

I liked this book but the first part goes on for a long time which is not always justified, there are repetitions but I liked the connection between Poppy and Kieran. I found this relationship to be borderline better in my eyes than Poppy and Casteel’s.

This volume is full of action and discovery, Poppy grows up and becomes a queen and with that she discovers that she has a people to protect and not just Casteel. However she does it anyway.

I have to tell you that my favorite characters are Kieran and Reaver, I love them, I love their dialogues and their interactions.

The story is interesting, the fact that Poppy goes to save Casteel in the heart of danger is thrilling. The characters are well written, I can’t wait to read the next volume even if I admit that it will be less long, or at least with less repetition of the previous volumes.

Quick word: A fourth volume very good but with some length.


Si vous avez lu le tome précédent vous savez que Casteel est prisonnier et que Poppy fera tout ce qui est en son pouvoir pour le libérer.

J’ai bien aimé ce tome mais la première partie s’étend en longueur qui ne sont pas toujours justifiées, il y a des répétitions mais j’ai apprécié la connexion entre Poppy et Kieran. Je trouve que cette relation est limite plus belle à mes yeux que celle de Poppy et Casteel.

Ce tome est rempli d’actions et de découvertes, Poppy grandit et devient une reine et avec cela elle découvre qu’elle a un peuple à protéger et pas seulement Casteel. Cependant elle le fait quand même.

Je dois vous dire que mes personnages préférés sont Kieran et Reaver, je les adore, j’adore leurs dialogues et leurs interactions.

L’histoire est intéressante, le fait que Poppy aille sauver Casteel au cœur même du danger est palpitant. Les personnages sont bien écrit, j’ai hâte de lire le tome suivant même si j’avoue qu’il sera moins long, ou du moins avec moins de répétitions des tomes précédents.

En bref : Un quatrième tome très bien mais avec des longueurs.

About the author

# 1 New York Times and # 1 International Bestselling author Jennifer lives in Charles Town, West Virginia. All the rumors you’ve heard about her state aren’t true. When she’s not hard at work writing. she spends her time reading, watching really bad zombie movies, pretending to write, hanging out with her husband and her Jack Russell Loki. In early 2015, Jennifer was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, a group of rare genetic disorders that involve a breakdown and death of cells in the retina, eventually resulting in loss of vision, among other complications. Due to this diagnosis, educating people on the varying degrees of blindness has become of passion of hers, right alongside writing, which she plans to do as long as she can.

Her dreams of becoming an author started in algebra class, where she spent most of her time writing short stories….which explains her dismal grades in math. Jennifer writes young adult paranormal, science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary romance. She is published with Tor, HarperCollins Avon and William Morrow, Entangled Teen and Brazen, Disney/Hyperion and Harlequin Teen. Her Wicked Series has been optioned by PassionFlix. Jennifer has won numerous awards, including the 2013 Reviewers Choice Award for Wait for You, the 2015 Editor’s Pick for Fall With Me, and the 2014/2015 Moerser-Jugendbuch- Jury award for Obsidian. Her young adult romantic suspense novel DON’T LOOK BACK was a 2014 nominated Best in Young Adult Fiction by YALSA. Her adult romantic suspense novel TILL DEATH was a Amazon Editor’s Pick and iBook Book of the Month. Her young adult contemporary THE PROBLEM WITH FOREVER is a 2017 RITA Award Winner in Young Adult Fiction. She also writes Adult and New Adult contemporary and paranormal romance under the name J. Lynn. She is published by Entangled Brazen and HarperCollins.

She is the owner of ApollyCon and The Origin Event, the successful annual events that features over hundred bestselling authors in Young Adult, New Adult, and Adult Fiction, panels, parties, and more.


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