Title: The Rose Throne
Author: Mette Ivie Harrison
Source: from publisher for review
Review Summary: Although this is a fairly standard young adult fantasy novel, it’s a particularly good example of the genre with well developed, unique characters and a plot I enjoyed being surprised by.
Ailsbet’s lack of the traditional women’s magic has forced her to grow strong in other ways, surviving in her tyrannical father’s court while longing to live somewhere that music is more valued. In a neighboring kingdom, the princess Marissa loves her magic and looks forward to becoming a leader who can help her land. Diplomatic clashes between the two kingdoms will force both princesses to consider what they want and what they are willing to sacrifice for their kingdoms. Continue reading