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Ok, I am just a sucker for happy endings, and I am not quite sure this was a happy ending It could be argued it was, and I do believe in part it was what was supposed to happen and that it was right in a sense, but my heart is just so broken for Angelica She went through so much trial, so much worrying about her future and security, so much fear, betrayal and scorn I mean this truly was written very well, and I was incredibly sucked into the story I couldn t stop reading, I felt so much emot Ok, I am just a sucker for happy endings, and I am not quite sure this was a happy ending It could be argued it was, and I do believe in part it was what was supposed to happen and that it was right in a sense, but my heart is just so broken for Angelica She went through so much trial, so much worrying about her future and security, so much fear, betrayal and scorn I mean this truly was written very well, and I was incredibly sucked into the story I couldn t stop reading, I felt so much emotional ties to this character, I felt her pains and I just had to know what was going to happen, there were so many which ways her life could go Seriously at the end, my heart just crumbled after a series of all those unfortunate events and I just sighed to myself thinking, Angelica, how can you even go on after that How can you even find the strength to live I don t know I would have had the courage she did to pick herself up I could definitely see how Angelica grew as a character, some might find her ignorance a flaw, but I think there was no other way she could be after being so sheltered by that awful, disgusting, I wanna punch her, mother of hers.I actually really want the author to give us a sequel What happens to Angelica next It was a strong ending, that could be seen as a final act, but I think its also a little open ended What happens after that ship lands I want to see her life improve, to fall in love again, to make a phenomenal career and receive all that she was ever denied I want her to actually have that well deserved happy happy ending This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This is the story of Angelica Voglia, a singer in Queen Christina s court during seventeenth century Rome Pope Innocent XI has banned women from singing in public, claiming that they are selling themselves like courtesans The only way Angelica can sing is to join Queen Christina s court, the only court that hasn t been overthrown by the Pope Oh, and there s a FrenchmanI dunno, this wasn t a bad book I actually enjoyed it It s ending is very realistic, and so in that way, it was disappoin This is the story of Angelica Voglia, a singer in Queen Christina s court during seventeenth century Rome Pope Innocent XI has banned women from singing in public, claiming that they are selling themselves like courtesans The only way Angelica can sing is to join Queen Christina s court, the only court that hasn t been overthrown by the Pope Oh, and there s a FrenchmanI dunno, this wasn t a bad book I actually enjoyed it It s ending is very realistic, and so in that way, it was disappointing Nothing happens very Happily Ever After Disney like, which is why I suppose it s a good book I m a sucker for history based novels and I really enjoyed reading The Queen s Soprano. Reviewed by coollibrarianchick for TeensReadToo.comIt was the cover of the book that first got my attention The girl on the cover of THE QUEEN S SOPRANO was wearing a beautiful gown fit for royalty Little did I know at the time that this book was a fictionalized account of Angelica Voglia, who became Queen Christina s soprano during the time of Pope Innocent XI All Angelica wants to do is sing, but the pope has forbidden women to sing in public Angelica has a voice that was able to bring peo Reviewed by coollibrarianchick for TeensReadToo.comIt was the cover of the book that first got my attention The girl on the cover of THE QUEEN S SOPRANO was wearing a beautiful gown fit for royalty Little did I know at the time that this book was a fictionalized account of Angelica Voglia, who became Queen Christina s soprano during the time of Pope Innocent XI All Angelica wants to do is sing, but the pope has forbidden women to sing in public Angelica has a voice that was able to bring people to their knees weeping People come from all over Rome to stand beneath her window to hear her sing She had many suiters, all arranged by her mother, but the one she was interested in was a poor but talented French artist, Jean Theodon Jean courts her in secrecy, exchanging messages and drawings with her via the servant girl that works for her family Her mother, though, has other ideas She plans on giving Angelica up to the highest bidder on the hopes that the family s status will be elevated Angelica s determined to sing and realizes that the only way to do that before an audience and escape a forced marriage arranged by her controlling mother is to flee to Queen Christina s court, where she will become the queen s soprano Dines tells Angelica s story beautifully The characters are all richly developed I was really able to feel Angelica s determination to accomplish her goals despite the odds stacked against her Of course there isto the story, but you will have to read the book to find out what else happens I will tell you, though, that the rest of the story is filled with romance, betrayal, death, intrigue, and action The book will keep your attention until the very end If you are a historical fiction fan then this is a book that you should place on your list of must reads Definitely recommended Well, I can say that I am glad it broke the trend of ignore facts, just have a marriage in the end I still think it was a happy ending because now Angelica is free to do as she wishes I do think some things could have been givenattention, such as eight months in like 5 chapters And none of it really described anything, just was her and Theodan I guess it is kinda me because I like the historical details, and really any book I read I like to have lots of world building Even though Well, I can say that I am glad it broke the trend of ignore facts, just have a marriage in the end I still think it was a happy ending because now Angelica is free to do as she wishes I do think some things could have been givenattention, such as eight months in like 5 chapters And none of it really described anything, just was her and Theodan I guess it is kinda me because I like the historical details, and really any book I read I like to have lots of world building Even though it may not always show in my reviews haha I would have liked to learnabout her family most of all Why was her mother like that Singing has been Angelica s hobby ever since she was a child She was the girl with the miracle voice A lot of from all over Europe come to her sing Now that she is in the age of marriage, her mother intends to use her talents to get her married up in status But Angelica does not want to use marriage as a way to become famous She wants to use her voice to reach the courts of Rome But will the Pope and his strict laws allow her to even go a step further with her talent Will he stop creating Singing has been Angelica s hobby ever since she was a child She was the girl with the miracle voice A lot of from all over Europe come to her sing Now that she is in the age of marriage, her mother intends to use her talents to get her married up in status But Angelica does not want to use marriage as a way to become famous She wants to use her voice to reach the courts of Rome But will the Pope and his strict laws allow her to even go a step further with her talent Will he stop creating rumors that will ruin her reputation Falling in love with a French artist Angelica began to notice her mother s greed for using her to become a rich woman Her mother does not want the best for Angelica, but wants the best for herself Will Angelica risk everything for singing Will she risk her family, reputation, and friends Will she even risk her love I first picked up this book at the library The cover and what it was about GRABBED me I love how its shows that we don t need a man to be happy I love it Dines, Carol The Queen s Soprano, 336 p Harcourt Angelica lives in Rome during the time of Pope Inocente IX, who is determined to bring the entire city under papal rule, while keeping a firm grip on the lives of the women, too Angelica s beautiful voice attracts negative attention and in order to escape the pope s influence and her domineering mother, she takes a position as soprano to the only remaining queen of one of Rome s last free quarters Angelica is not ready for court life and intr Dines, Carol The Queen s Soprano, 336 p Harcourt Angelica lives in Rome during the time of Pope Inocente IX, who is determined to bring the entire city under papal rule, while keeping a firm grip on the lives of the women, too Angelica s beautiful voice attracts negative attention and in order to escape the pope s influence and her domineering mother, she takes a position as soprano to the only remaining queen of one of Rome s last free quarters Angelica is not ready for court life and intrigue and danger to her reputation is always close at hand A beautifully written book that will probably have a hard time finding an audience without some help A good addition to a larger library with an active historical fiction collection MS, HS OPTIONAL (DOWNLOAD) é The Queen's Soprano ó Seventeen year old Angelica Voglia has the voice of an angel But in seventeenth century Rome, the pope has forbidden women to sing in public To make matters worse, her controlling mother is determined to marry her off to a wealthy nobleman, even though Angelica is in love with a poor French artist Angelica s only hope to sing before an audience and escape a forced marriage is to flee to Queen Christina s court, where she will become the queen s soprano But she soon discovers that the palace walls are not completely secure and her freedom will require even greater sacrifice than she imagined I really enjoyed this book I had never read a book based on this era I really enjoyed the main character Although it was slow paced at the beginning of the story I enjoyed it very much I ve decided to rate this book a 4.5.