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TitleThe Dead Queens Club
AuthorHannah Capin
ISBN133554223X
ImprintHannah Capin Ltd
Rating
Sales rank4.5
LanguageEnglish
FormatHardcover
Pages464

Description

Mean Girls meets The Tudors in Hannah Capin s The Dead Queens Club, a clever contemporary YA retelling of Henry VIII and his wives or, in this case, his high school girlfriends Told from the perspective of Annie Marck Cleves , a 17 year old aspiring journalist from Cleveland who meets Henry at summer camp, The Dead Queens Club is a fun, snarky read that provides great historical detail in an accessible way for teens while giving the infamous tale of Henry VIII its own unique spin.What do a future ambassador, an overly ambitious Francophile, a hospital volunteering Girl Scout, the new girl from Cleveland, the junior cheer captain, and the vice president of the debate club have in common It sounds like the ridiculously long lead up to an astoundingly absurd punchline, right Except it s not Well, unless my life is the joke, which is kind of starting to look like a possibility given how beyond soap opera it s been since I moved to Lancaster But anyway, here s your answer we ve all had the questionable privilege of going out with Lancaster High School s de facto king Otherwise known as my best friend Otherwise known as the reason I ve already helped steal a car, a jet ski, and one hundred spray painted water bottles when it s not even Christmas break yet Otherwise known as Henry Jersey number 8.Meet Cleves Girlfriend number four and the narrator of The Dead Queens Club, a young adult retelling of Henry VIII and his six wives Cleves is the only girlfriend to come out of her relationship with Henry unscathed but most breakups are messy, right And sometimes tragic accidents happen twice

Reviews

شيماء ✨

The Dead Queens Club By Hannah Capin

When I say I don t like drama , what I really mean is I don t want to be involved in any drama of my own Reading a contemporary reclaiming of the story of Henry VIII and his wives in this case, his high school girlfriends , on the other hand, seemed firmly inside my circles of interestsI just wish T... (Sign in to see more)


Emily May

The Dead Queens Club By Hannah Capin

I really did my best to like this but it was just not my thing.Starred reviews from Kirkus usually prompt me to take a second look at books I was about to pass by Then when I read that this one was a high school comedy retelling of history specifically that of Henry VIII and his six wives I thought ... (Sign in to see more)


☙ percy ❧

The Dead Queens Club By Hannah Capin

i mean like, as a weird quirky historian i am totally on board with this weird new quirky trend of historical figures in present day, but why are they only about The Ultimate Fuckboi Henry VIII where are my faves marie antoinette and the TRUE marie antoinette, not the let them eat cake caricature he... (Sign in to see more)


Vani

The Dead Queens Club By Hannah Capin

Normal high schools don t actually operate like the Reign of Terror I just changed this from four to five stars and then back again like idk seven times Because the ending, the last hundred pages or so, is a 25 star worthy read But the first three hundred had some issues for me I am landing on like ... (Sign in to see more)


Carrie

The Dead Queens Club By Hannah Capin

The Dead Queens Club by Hannah Capin is a young adult contemporary story that is a retelling of Henry VIII and his wives In this case however the wives are all high school girlfriends of Henry, the charming homecoming king.The story is told from the point of view of Annie Marck or Cleves as Henry li... (Sign in to see more)


Madalyn (Novel Ink)

The Dead Queens Club By Hannah Capin

This review originally appeared on Novel Ink.I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Okay, I m gonna be up front with y all my experience reading The Dead Queens Club was, hands down, one of the STRANGEST ... (Sign in to see more)


Vicky Who Reads

The Dead Queens Club By Hannah Capin

5 stars

I unfortunately do not get to say 5 stars a lot, but I am SO EXCITED to say that I AM USING IT TODAY LOOK AT IT What does this mean The Dead Queens Club was freaking amazing, that s what it means

Severly underhyped but severly deserving of hype, please add it to goodreads RI... (Sign in to see more)


Mary S. R.

The Dead Queens Club By Hannah Capin

A clever contemporary YA retelling of Henry VIII and his wives or, in this case, his high school girlfriends. WHAT THE No srsly What Is Happening WHAT I don t think I can process this has anything ever sounded absurd and totally weird and yet intriguing at the same time What s happening to ... (Sign in to see more)


laurel [suspected bibliophile]

The Dead Queens Club By Hannah Capin

3.5 starsDivorced, beheaded, died Divorced, beheaded, survived.Annie Marck aka Cleveland aka Cleves is certain of one thing Henry is her best friend and she s his right hand man No matter what girl he s dating And he s dated quite a few.But strange things keep happening to Henry s girlfriends, and C... (Sign in to see more)


Katie Gallagher

The Dead Queens Club By Hannah Capin

Click here to read this review and others on my blog Thank you to NetGalley and Inkyard Press for sending me a free advanced reader copy of this book for an honest review.As soon as I read Vicky s review of this book, I knew it needed to be placed front row center on my TBR I m no Tudors hist... (Sign in to see more)


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