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Queen of Tomorrow

(Stolen Empire #2)

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Sophie—now Catherine, Grand Duchess of Russia—had a tough first year at Imperial Court. Married at sixteen to Grand Duke Peter, heir to the throne, and settled in their own palace, things are finally looking up. As a new day dawns, she thinks only of securing her future, and the future of their country, during one of the greatest political upheavals of her time. Fighting d ...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published July 14th 2015 by Clean Teen Publishing (first published July 1st 2015)
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Sherry Ficklin You know, we didn't, and it's mostly because the digital files for the ebooks were so massive, because of the videos, that some older e-readers…moreYou know, we didn't, and it's mostly because the digital files for the ebooks were so massive, because of the videos, that some older e-readers couldn't download it. So there will be some bonus stuff, but it will be up on my website instead. I know, it bums me out too, because it was such a cool, fun concept. (less)
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Lola
First book : Queen of Someday

Sherry D. Ficklin sure showed audaciousness with this sequel. No more sweet and lovely innocent Sophie. She gets vicious and bolder and triumphant in her velvety gowns. But few are easy on her and she, unlike in the first book, does not know who to trust anymore. It seemed as if deception and treason cornered every chapter. Hats off to the author for the impossible to predict twists and turns!

A sequel that will surprise.

If I had to compare this series to another YA o
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Aditi
“Power changes everything till it is difficult to say who are the heroes and who the villains.”

----Libba Bray, an American author


Sherry D. Ficklin, an American author, pens her next book in the Stolen Empire series that accounts the journey of Sophie- a young Duchess of Imperial Russian Kingdom, called Queen of Tomorrow, where Sophie portrays the young Catherine the Great. Being a Duchess is not an easy thing when the smell of death and threat of murder lurks at every corner of Sophie's life.
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Sherry Ficklin
Dec 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
This is my book, I hope you all enjoy it and I appreciate you taking the time to read and review it (even if it wasn't your cup of tea!)
XOXP
Sherry
Joood Hooligan
Oct 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
http://www.platypire.com/j-hooligan/q...

I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

I've been waiting for this since I finished the first one. I needed to get back into the story and see how Sherry Ficklin was going to portray Catherine next.

Time has passed a few months since the end of Queen of Someday, but Catherine has definitely grown as a person. It's clear she's becoming a powerful force with the way she handles situations.

I had to fight myself to interact with my fami
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Kathy
Nov 27, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2015
Enjoyed. Can't wait for the next book!!

Some sexual content nothing graphic but talk of mistresses, plotting to create an heir. Violence/abuse but again not overly graphic
Rachel  (APCB Reviews)
Initial Thoughts:I loved this one so much! Catherine navigates through Russian court attempting to keep her safety and power. The stakes get higher and higher and twists and turns attack from all sides. Book #2 in the Queen of Someday series does not disappoint!

Read the full review @ A Perfection Called Books

Historical fiction is quickly becoming a favorite genre of mine. I love the attention to detail, the decorum, and the speech. The sequel to "Queen of Someday," a historical fiction novel on
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Ari Reavis
Jun 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
*ARC received from Netgalley, in exchange for an honest review *

What a book!!! I was hoping this one lived up to the 1st book and I was not disappointed. The Grand Duchess Catherine is my freaking girlllll. She went through so much in this book, but instead of letting it all crush her, she used it to fuel her revenge. She became such a strong and wise young lady. I would like to give her a round of applause for her scheming, manipulating, and just down right bad ass-ness throughout this story. (
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Hannah ◇Reader in the Rough◇
4.5 stars.



When he leaves my office, I return to my window, twisting my wedding ring around my finger. As it moves across my skin, I swear it tightens like a noose around my neck.

Sophie's husband Peter grows madder and more violent, the Empress becomes more devious (and malicious), Sergei remains ever-loyal and passionate, and Sophie begins to act and think like a queen.

Loved it.
N.N. Light
May 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Better than the first one in the series! I'm addicted to this series and can't wait to read the next one.

My Rating: 5 stars
Ayah
I received a review copy from Clean Teen Publishing in exchange with an honest review.

I didn't know that I will end up loving this book. I wasn't a big fan of the 1st book, but this.... It is incredible!

I repeat what I said about character development in the 1st book, but Sherry takes it to a brand new level.

The plot thickens in Queen of Tomorrow ! Sophie grows a thicker skin, and faces the consequences of doing so.

Peter, well.... I went from hating him , to feeling sorry for him, and the circl
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Maja  - BibliophiliaDK ✨
WAIT... DID I JUST READ THE SAME BOOK TWICE?

Having just finished the first book in this series Queen of Someday I literally felt like this one mirrored the plot of the first one too closely. Love affairs and murder plots, that all this series is shaping up to be... Gets tedious, already.

THE THINGS I DISLIKED

Repeat: When you have to re-use every plot line from the first book, you probably shouldn't be writing the second book...

What plot?: Actually, calling it a plot might even be too far of a str
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Cocktails and Books
Jun 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This review was originally posted on Cocktails and Books.

Most of you know that I previously read and reviewed Queen of Someday by Sherry D. Ficklin last year. And how much I absolutely loved it. When I hopped on Goodreads to see if book two had been released I was thrilled that Sherry herself left the email address to her publishing company so fans of Book One in the Stolen Empire series could ask for an AEC of book two. And email I did! I deliberately waited about a week, a long and agonizing

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Melissa (The Reader & The Chef)
I never thought Queen of Tomorrow, and also it's predecessor Queen of Someday, would be so brutal to my heart. It's been a couple of days since I read them back-to-back and I still can't quite recover. I'm stunned, repulsed, heart-broken and in awe at the same time. Both books were incredible reads, but Queen of Tomorrow was what sealed the deal for me to truly fall in love with the series.


Queen of Tomorrow continues the tale of young future queen of Russia, Sophie-now known as Catherine-as she
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 LEAH⇢
Gone is the innocent girl named Sophie...replaced with the ever evolving Catherine...

Book Title: Queen of Tomorrow
Author: Sherry D. Ficklin
Series: Stolen Empire #2
Genre: Historical Fiction, Older YA
Source: Own Kindle E-Book


☆My Pick for Book Theme Song: I Will Not Bow by Breaking Benjamin --For Catherine (Sophie), because she's sooo ready to kick some ass.

Ratings Breakdown

Plot: 5/5
Characters: 5/5
The Feels: 4/5
Theme: 4/5
Flow: 5/5
Backdrop (World Building): 5/5
Originality: 5/5
Book Cover: 5/5
Ending:
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Kelly Gunderman
Jul 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Check out this and other reviews on my blog, Here's to Happy Endings.

Rarely have I come across a second book in a series that is even close to being as good as the first. This is one of those cases where I actually enjoyed the second book better than the first.

I read this book in less than a day, I loved it so much.

The story picks up where the previous one ended (just a few months later), and does so seamlessly. It picks right back up on the action, the love story, which isn’t so much of the lov
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Keren Hughes
Oh my word, this book is amazing. I had thought that Sherry needed to go a long way to top book one because I was so swept away by it, but this book tops it and then some!!
I am deeply in love with Sergei and I hate Peter with a vengeance. He is a despicable, deplorable excuse for a human being.
Truth be told, this book is one of my favourites in a long time. Everything from the plot, to the characters, to the pacing is just perfect.
There wasn't anything that felt too rushed or too slow. There w
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Tamara
Jan 18, 2017 rated it liked it
Eh
Rache
Sep 06, 2014 marked it as to-read-asap
Shelves: cover-porn, arc
THE COVER.
IT'S AS BEAUTIFUL AS THE FIRST ONE.
COME TO ME NOW PLEASE
Courtney Whittamore- The Moral of our Stories
Gone is the innocent girl from Prussia, harboring lofty hopes of love and blissful marriage. When Sophie was baptized as Catherine, her hopes of happiness were washed away with her sins. All that was left was a strong sense of duty and an urgent need for survival.
Catherine’s once innocent hopes were snatched away from her after a very unfortunate series of youthful choices followed by spiteful consequences, making her rely on her intelligence to endure. Her tasks, while simple in concept, prove
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Pamela
Jun 22, 2015 rated it liked it
This book is and forever will be a surprise. I just can't find the right words to describe it except surprise.
Frankly I disliked the first book in the series a lot. A reviewer said this was a dark book, I have to agree. It is indeed dark and intriguing---because it is dark.

The first book compared to this seems so silly. This is a very dangerous game of politics and that's what made me liked it and continued it to the very end that i was left blinking when i reached the authors note.

Catherine has
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Liz's Book Bucket List
{This book was provided by Netgalley in exchange for an honest reveiw}

This book was just as great as the first. This was the book series that got me addicted to reading historical fiction. After having read the first book in this great series, I ran out and bought as many YA historical fiction books that I could get my hands on. I can’t wait to see what happens in the concluding book in this series.

The writing in this book was amazing. It was full of beautiful descriptions without being too word
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Chioma
Jun 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Gosh, where do I begin? Well let's see..... This book has made me curse, scream in agony, cry, and has left my heart and sole in a state of confusion as well as longing for more. The worst part about it (or should I say the BEST part) is that I loved and relished in every second of it. The story kicks off as Sophia continues to pursue power and control of Russia even as her life is threatened and one obstacle over another tries to make her falter. Queen of Tomorrow leaves behind many of the old ...more
Shelley
**I received this book for free from (Publisher) via (NetGalley) in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.**

*Genre* Historical, Romance
*Rating* 4.0

*Full Review Pending*

Queen of Tomorrow is the second installment in the Stolen Empire trilogy by author Sherry D. Ficklin. Queen of Tomorrow is a loosely based YA historical fiction about the rise of Russian Empress Catherine II. Catherine was the longest serving female ruler in Russian
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Rebecca Gober
Jan 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Wow, Sherry Ficklin does not disappoint with Queen of Tomorrow. This series is so addictive. Fans of Reign on the CW will love the Stolen Empire series. If you haven't read the first book, I highly recommend you pick up Queen of Someday today. Enjoy!
Elle Esse
May 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Reviewed for Cocktails & Books

Most of you know that I previously read and reviewed Queen of Someday by Sherry D. Ficklin last year. And how much I absolutely loved it. When I hopped on Goodreads to see if book two had been released I was thrilled that Sherry herself left the email address to her publishing company so fans of Book One in the Stolen Empire series could ask for an AEC of book two. And email I did! I deliberately waited about a week, a long and agonizing week, until I knew I wou
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☕️Kimberly
Dec 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Catherine is now the Grand Duchess of Russia and wed to Peter the Grand Duke. Under the ever-watchful eye of the Empress, Catherine must navigate the courts, appease the Empress, and watch as her husband openly taunts his mistress. Ficklin skillfully draws us back into the story as it picks up right where the Queen of Someday ended. She has this wonderful ability to lure the reader into her story and make them care about the characters.

Watching Catherine create allies, spread her wings and find
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Rebecca
This was a great addition to a series I am loving and a great book by a newly favourite author. This book was gripping, fast paced and a great book which I would recommend to anyone.

The main character is Catherine, she is reeling from the events of the first book and trying to make the best political moves for herself. However with the empress and her husband attacking her both politically and physically she has even more reason to fight against the system that has doomed her to be eternally un
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Madison Vessels
Dec 18, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: own
First, I am sorry for how long it took me to get to this review.

I have to say that I wasn't sure this book would top my love of the first and I am happy to say that I was wrong. Sophie is such a strong character and I loved that I was able to still see some of her former personality grow and adapt to the new world in which was thrust upon her.

The story is well written and beautiful. It captivates you from the first moment you open the book. It is also extremely easy to read without being "simple
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Stephanie (Bookfever)
Eventhough Queen of Tomorrow has only 280 pages, a lot happens in it. Just like the first book it has its fair share of drama, romance and political intrigue.

I think I liked this book a little better than the first one. I'm still not Catherine's biggest fan, but she didn't quite annoy me as much as she did before. I guess she's growing up more.

I don't know if it's just me but I felt like Queen of Tomorrow was more focused on the political aspect. There was still romance of course, but it just fe
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Serenity
Jan 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I can't get enough of Sherrys work!

Sophie is so amazing and will make a bigger difference when she becomes queen. People are sick and in need of help. She goes to them. Brings supplies, medicine, and anything they need. She even gets off her horse, and interacts with them directly! Like how awesome is she?! Plus how many would actually go out themselves, instead of staying in a warm home and sending out someone to go to the errand.

Sophie is already loved by many and she is always showing how sh
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Stolen Empire (5 books)
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  • Queen of Always (Stolen Empire, #3)
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