The Camelot Betrayal by Kiersten White (Camelot Rising #2)

Hey guys!
I recently published a review for The Guinevere Deception and was so hooked, I binge-read the next part The Camelot Betrayal as soon as I had a chance. Let’s see how that turned out!

The Plot (accordingt to Goodreads):

EVERYTHING IS AS IT SHOULD BE IN CAMELOT: King Arthur is expanding his kingdom’s influence with Queen Guinevere at his side. Yet every night, dreams of darkness and unknowable power plague her.

Guinevere might have accepted her role, but she still cannot find a place for herself in all of it. The closer she gets to Brangien, pining for her lost love Isolde, Lancelot, fighting to prove her worth as Queen’s knight, and Arthur, everything to everyone and thus never quite enough for Guinevere–the more she realizes how empty she is. She has no sense of who she truly was before she was Guinevere. The more she tries to claim herself as queen, the more she wonders if Mordred was right: she doesn’t belong. She never will.

When a rescue goes awry and results in the death of something precious, a devastated Guinevere returns to Camelot to find the greatest threat yet has arrived. Not in the form of the Dark Queen or an invading army, but in the form of the real Guinevere’s younger sister. Is her deception at an end? And who is she really deceiving–Camelot, or herself?

The Rating:

FINALLY, this book is here. Although it was only a short wait for me, it felt like an eternity. With the first part of the Camelot Rising series, Kiersten White hit all my keys and my mythology loving heart greedily embraced The Guinevere Deception. I couldn’t put that book down and wanted more, more, more.
Well, The Camelot Betrayal is just as amazing as the first novel!

We get it all: action, romance, magic, family, surprises, and wicked plot-twists. What else you want? Ah yes, the next installment. Right now. Please.

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The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White (Camelot Rising #1)

Hello, my darling readers!
I one this gorgeous novel in a giveaway and immediately fell in love with the cover. The fact that it’s inspired by mythology and legends is a huge selling point for me, so let’s see just how much I enjoyed reading The Guinevere Deception!

The Plot (according to Goodreads):

From New York Times bestselling author Kiersten White comes a new fantasy series reimagining the Arthurian legend, set in the magical world of Camelot.

There was nothing in the world as magical and terrifying as a girl.

Princess Guinevere has come to Camelot to wed a stranger: the charismatic King Arthur. With magic clawing at the kingdom’s borders, the great wizard Merlin conjured a solution–send in Guinevere to be Arthur’s wife . . . and his protector from those who want to see the young king’s idyllic city fail. The catch? Guinevere’s real name–and her true identity–is a secret. She is a changeling, a girl who has given up everything to protect Camelot.

To keep Arthur safe, Guinevere must navigate a court in which the old–including Arthur’s own family–demand things continue as they have been, and the new–those drawn by the dream of Camelot–fight for a better way to live. And always, in the green hearts of forests and the black depths of lakes, magic lies in wait to reclaim the land. Arthur’s knights believe they are strong enough to face any threat, but Guinevere knows it will take more than swords to keep Camelot free.

Deadly jousts, duplicitous knights, and forbidden romances are nothing compared to the greatest threat of all: the girl with the long black hair, riding on horseback through the dark woods toward Arthur. Because when your whole existence is a lie, how can you trust even yourself?

The Rating:

This was soooooo cool!
I don’t know much about the Arthurian legend except for the Disney movie The Sword in the Stone and Lord Tennyson’s poem The Lady of Shalott. The Guinevere Deception really inspired me to learn more about that! I love nothing more than novels that inspire me to learn something new!

Anyways, what made this novel so intriguing?

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