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Queen Song

(Red Queen 0.1)

3.79  ·  Rating details ·  18,524 ratings  ·  1,358 reviews
In this 55-page prequel novella set in the Red Queen world, Queen Coriane, first wife of King Tiberias, keeps a secret diary—how else can she ensure that no one at the palace will use her thoughts against her? Coriane recounts her heady courtship with the crown prince, the birth of a new prince, Cal, and the potentially deadly challenges that lay ahead for her in royal lif ...more
Kindle Edition, 55 pages
Published September 1st 2015 by HarperTeen
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Lo I think that was the point, but it just seemed a little convoluted. I know that Arven the silence or whatever was supposed to take care of her but had…moreI think that was the point, but it just seemed a little convoluted. I know that Arven the silence or whatever was supposed to take care of her but had he already sided with Elara? were they all in on it from then? It leave a lot open. (less)
Jordan It would be better to start with Red Queen. It's difficult to understand what happened in Queen Song if you haven't read Red Queen.
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Pearl Angeli
"There is nothing so terrible as a story untold."

Queen Song is one of the novellas of Red Queen series. Here, we are told about the backstory of Queen Coriane, the mother of Prince Cal from Red Queen. Coriane belongs to the Silver blood, under the House Jacos-- a not-so-well-endowed clan compared to other Silver bloods. She writes her life events in a dairy and conveys her emotions there. Her ordinary life changed when Prince Tibe, heir to the court of Norta, fell in love with her and asked he
Andreea Pop
Mar 06, 2015 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
HOLY SHIT. That cover.



Virginia Ronan ♥ Herondale ♥
Okay first of all:

I always knew that Elara was an - excuse my crude choice of words - evil bitch, but holy mackerel that probably was the understatement of the century! That woman is pure evil and after reading “Queen Song” I just want that witch to burn. XD

Well, enough of the pleasantries and back to the review. Since it was just a short novella I decided to point out what I liked and what I didn’t like. That way you don’t have to put up with my endless babbling and ranting and still will have
5 Heart Breaking ★'s

“She was happy, yes, in her own way, as best as she knew.
But there’s a difference between a single candle in darkness and a sunrise.”

Oh my goodness, this whole damn novella was so gosh darn sad! From beginning to end I felt my heart getting heavier and heavier with heartache for Coriane. That poor girl, she was so sweet and had such a gentle soul. She didn't deserve all the shit she had to suffer through. Elara as we already knew was an evil corrupted bitch but this really s
☘Misericordia☘ ~ The Serendipity Aegis ~  ⚡ϟ⚡ϟ⚡⛈ ✺❂❤❣
Not sure if I liked it. Though maybe I did. The beginning was a bit unpleasant but then it progressed into quite a neat introduction to a world. The Red Queen World.

The final accords - lovely and lively. A warrior queen. A king and his 'paramour', M-M style. A prince who 'intoxicates' himself. A girl who likes equations and mechanisms. A guy who loves history. Stuffy nobility, Silver and gifted. Reds, blesed with purpose to their lives.

And Coriane's final... what a crescendo!

There is nothing
NiCoLeTa E.
***3,5 stars for me***

While i was reading the "Red queen", i catched myself many times to thinking about the previous queen, Cal's mother, Coriane!!!
And with that novel, i took a glimpse of her life before she become queen and after...
It didn't reveal too much about her death, but as i was pretty sure i knew who was the guilty of that crime!!!

I liked that i learned about how was her life before goes to court and i liked the fact that the Prince fell in love with her and didn't care for anythin
Neil (or bleed)
Basically, Queen Song is about a depressed, sad girl with a diary. She thought herself as nothing. It's like Juliette Ferrars all over again. And that's it. The end. Just kidding. Lol.

I think this novella is quite unnecessary. I don't particularly care about Corianne Jacos. I'm sorry. I admit I quite care about her diary but boy, I'm disappointed because it is just of full of angsty monologues and narratives. I anticipated that I will get secrets or anything but no. *sighs*

I like the ending anyw
Norah Una Sumner
"These golden walls will be my tomb."

Very interesting.This short story is told from Coriane's perspective when she was a young adult.Well,we mostly know her as Cal's mother.We get to find out how she met her husband Tiberias and how she handled being a Queen.
"I am not the monster the gossips think me to be.I’ve done nothing,manipulated no one."

Also,there's Robert and young Julian ♥!
Ahmad Sharabiani
Queen Song (Red Queen 0.1), Victoria Aveyard
تاریخ نخستین خوانش: پنجم سپتامبر سال 2016 میلادی
عنوان: آواز ملکه - کتاب 0.1 از مجموعه ملکه سرخ؛ نویسنده: ویکتوریا آویارد؛ مترجم: محمدصالح نورانی زاده؛ تهران، کتابسرای تندیس؛ 1394؛ در 79 ص؛ مصور؛ شابک: 9786001821905؛ موضوع: داستانهای نویسندگان امریکایی قرن 21 م
در این نوولا میخوانیم: چطور ملکه کورین، همسر نخست پادشاه تایبریاس، داستان زندگی اش را در دفترچه خاطراتی مخفی نگهداری میکند ــ وگرنه چطور میتواند مطمئن باشد که کسی از افکارش در برابر خودش استفاده ن
Fatima  Havilliard
"The Calores are children of fire, as strong and destructive as their flame, but Cal will not be like the others before. Fire can destroy, fire can kill, but it can also create. Forest burned in the summer will be green by spring, better and stronger than before. Cal’s flame will build and bring roots from the ashes of war. The guns will quiet, the smoke will clear, and the soldiers, Red and Silver both, will come home. One hundred years of war, and my son will bring peace. He will not die fight ...more
Donita Luz
"He was the prince. the future king. And she was no one at all, a limp excuse for a Silver daughter of a High House."
This novella was clever. I have been so curious with the first queen, Cal's mother story. All we got to know her was that she was the king's first wife, a Singer, Julian's sister and the queen before the cold-hearted Elara took over. It was written on a third-person point of view given the fact that Queen Coriane has already past away - wasn't expecting that. I thought that thi
Sep 05, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: short-stories
It's okay, I didn't need my heart anyway.
Nov 20, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

Coriane , I love you so much.

2 La Cenicienta deprimida STARS

" There is nothing so terrible as a story untold. "


Bonita historia.
Horrible desarrollo.

Coriane es una jovencita de 15 años, ella es SILVER, pero de bajo nivel, vive en un viejo y lejano estado. Es una protagonista que siempre se la pasa tristeando y preocupándose por algo. Aunque también es muy inteligente en ciertas cosas, le gusta armar y desarmar cosas para descubrir como funcionan; inclusive siente fascinación por los RED, admira su trabajo, los envidia u
Yulitza Moncada
Tenia muchas ganas de leer esta historia corta, y no fue la gran cosa, se me hizo buena SI, pero esperaba más de ella, Queen Song solo cuenta con 6 episodios que te los vas a leer en menos de 1 horas.

Tengo que decir que los personajes me gustaron, Alara es un personaje que me gusto mucho desde Red Queen ella es tan mala y cruel, Robert me encanto, y algo que me costó mucho fue conectar con la historia y eso que solo tenemos 6 capítulos, la historia de Coriane fue tan trágica y triste, sentirse
Katerina Kondrenko
5 out of 10

ревью на русском/review in russian

The start was really confusing: it seemed like the language wasn't English at all - very hard to read and enjoy. But on the chapter #2 I had recognized Victoria's old style, it was a relief. The story itself is indeed sad, we all know that Coriane will be dead and Elara will take her place. At the start I thought that Cal's mother was a brat and angsty chick, but I loved her later. It was interesting to see young Tiberias the Sixth and his parents, b
Mlpmom (Book Reviewer)
It is always fun when author's give us this look inside a character, whether they be good or evil but I must admit, its the evil ones, that really stand out and get my attention.

To be inside their heads, even from a distance as is the case in this story, just fascinates me and really does add depth to the character.

I feel for Cal and for the woman that he would never get to love or know and of course for the woman that dared to cross Elara's path.

I absolutely love that the author gave us this.
Mar 30, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: e-book
Não sou grande fã de contos mas resolvi ler este por recomendação de uma amiga e porque tem a ver com os livros de uma saga que estou a ler presentemente. Trata-se de uma espécie de diário da rainha mãe de um dos protagonistas dos livros d'A Rainha Vermelha. Gostei do inicio, de saber o que estava por detrás da saga em si mas gostava que apesar de ser um conto, o final estivesse um pouco mais desenvolvido
OMG I didn't even know that book, finished Red Queen this morning and expecting a date for the second book ...
And now I discover THIS novel ? On 1st septembre 2015 ?! Gosh, it made my day !

Feb 25, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favourites, tbr-2015
Wonderful. Sad. Very interesting.
Great addition to the Red Queen world!
alice (arctic books)
Wow, I really liked reading this novella from Coriane's perspecive, especially in regards to her descent. I think I would have enjoyed this more if I had reread RED QUEEN, but I think this was better than STEEL SCARS.
Aurora Italia
Apr 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015-reads
This was amazing but so heartbreaking. Victoria WHY MUST YOU DO THIS TO ME?! I LOVE YOU BUT WHY! *cries*
Nur Raihan
Jan 31, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This novella is based on the Red Queen series and in this book, we are told about Queen Coriane. To those who have read Red Queen, Queen Coriane is the mother of Prince Cal. She's a Silver blood and came from House Jacos, a not really famous clan compared to the other Silver bloods. Every emotion and thought of hers are portrayed in a diary that was given by Julian for her birthday. Everything changes in her life when the heir to the court of Norta, Prince Tribe fell in love with her and asked h ...more
Jun 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: novella, favorites
This novella blew my mind!! I already hated Elara but now I realise how psycho crazy she truly was. I loved reading about the relationship between Tibe and Coriane! It was so cute, not at all like the king we know from the other books in the series. I wish we could learn a lot more about them. Ugh this book was just too short!
Also her love for baby Cal was the cutest thing ever.

Honestly there needs to be a sequel to this novella! I need more Julian and Sara and I want to know what happend after
Feb 12, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Blog review:

This was a really great addition to the story. It was very interesting to see the beginning of everything. I hate Elara even more now, which shouldn't be possible because I hope she dies horribly. This wasn't the best, and was not nearly as good as Red Queen but it's a novella and you have to keep that in mind.

Feb 11, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
3,5 STARS!!!

"These golden walls will be my tomb."

Short story about Cal's mother, Coriane.
Thyago | MrsMargotBlog
I don't think this short story would add something important to the history of the Red Queen. It is irrelevant and dispensable.
Mehrzad M.
هیچ چیز بدتر از داستانی که گفته نشده ، وجود نداره... و خب ، این هم داستان ملکه ی آوازخوان بود و شاید پیش درآمدی نه خیلی مناسب برای سری ملکه ی سرخ .

Sep 07, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ya
Elara, you bitch!

“...everyone pretended like they weren’t drowning.”
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