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Devouring Books
Devouring Books rated it 7 years ago
I received this book from Netgalley and Clean Teen Publishing to review.Queen of Someday is an enchanting story that is elegantly written to make your heart ache and swoon. I fell in love with Princess Sophie almost immediately. The book starts off very strong and holds your attention the whole way ...
Ketcham in the Rye
Ketcham in the Rye rated it 7 years ago
Fifteen-year-old Sophie leaves her beloved Germany to win the heart of Peter, future Emperor of Russia. This historical fiction is loosely based on the early life of Catherine the Great, the longest female ruler of Russia.First of all, that cover! Beautiful. I was excited to read this novel as I lov...
Wayward Kitsune
Wayward Kitsune rated it 7 years ago
Queen of Someday held a lot of promise but it never got fulfilled. It’s a shame because this is my first historical fiction read (I am not counting Infernal Devices since it was more of a steampunk and fantasy series) after so many years and it really disappointed me. I wish I just picked up any of ...
My Very Own Book Mayhem
My Very Own Book Mayhem rated it 7 years ago
3,5 stars This is the fictional retelling of Catherine the Great a.k.a. Prussian Princess Sophie's arrival to Russian court, at age fifteen. I would classify it as mature YA, since the main character is inserted in an extremely harsh reality. That said, I'll move on to the GUYS. The MEN. The ...
This Life is Fiction
This Life is Fiction rated it 7 years ago
Ficklin did an amazing job weaving her story. The characters have such a wide range of personalities, and she has a way of making you love a character and hate them at the same time. She also toys with her readers emotions like an expert, forcing me to fall for a character and then twisting the pl...
Books and Other Things
Books and Other Things rated it 8 years ago
First off, the cover is simply beautiful. The Queen of Someday is entertaining from the start. We meet the young and courageous Princess Sophie and her mother as they travel to the Winter Palace in Russia. During the trip, however, they are stopped by bandits. What does Princess Sophie do? She pulls...
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