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Book Review: A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J Maas

Title: A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J Maas

Goodreads Summary:

Hope warms the coldest night.

 

Feyre, Rhys, and their close-knit circle of friends are still busy rebuilding the Night Court and the vastly-changed world beyond. But Winter Solstice is finally near, and with it, a hard-earned reprieve.

Yet even the festive atmosphere can’t keep the shadows of the past from looming. As Feyre navigates her first Winter Solstice as High Lady, she finds that those dearest to her have more wounds than she anticipated–scars that will have far-reaching impact on the future of their Court.

Review: I mean what can I say. After the last few books in this series it was really nice to see the characters be able to breath and take a moment to reflect on everything that has happened and be able to try and act as if everything is somewhat normal. I loved being able to read from the different points of view and be able to get a small feel for what each character is dealing with. It was a really nice change of pace to the beginning books of this series. I highly recommend this book as well as the others and I can’t wait to see where the story goes from here. I give this book a big five out of five stars.

Book Review: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas

Title: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J Maas

Goodreads Summary:

Looming war threatens all Feyre holds dear in the third volume of the #1 New York Times bestselling A Court of Thorns and Roses series.

Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin’s manoeuvrings and the invading king threatening to bring Prythian to its knees. But to do so she must play a deadly game of deceit – and one slip may spell doom not only for Feyre, but for her world as well.

As war bears down upon them all, Feyre must decide who to trust amongst the dazzling and lethal High Lords – and hunt for allies in unexpected places.

Review: O.M.G!!!! This book had me going through so many emotions while reading it. I was literally laughing, crying, shaking my head and saying WTF! I know I have said this before but seriously where have these books been all my life. I am kicking myself for not reading them sooner. Feyre has come so far throughout these books and I love being able to go on the journey with her and see he become stronger and more sure of herself. Sarah really knows how to turn the table with her characters. She has you loving them in one book and then in the next she has you hating them. These books so far just have me hooked and wanting more. I seriously recommend these books. I give this book like the others a huge five out of five.

Book Review: A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Maas

 

Title: A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

Goodreads Summary:

Feyre survived Amarantha’s clutches to return to the Spring Court—but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, and it can’t forget the terrible deeds she performed to save Tamlin’s people.

Nor has Feyre forgotten her bargain with Rhysand, High Lord of the feared Night Court. As Feyre navigates its dark web of politics, passion, and dazzling power, a greater evil looms—and she might be key to stopping it. But only if she can harness her harrowing gifts, heal her fractured soul, and decide how she wishes to shape her future—and the future of a world cleaved in two.

Review: I know I said this in my review of the first book A Court of Thorns and Roses but seriously where have these books been all my life! I try not to judge a book by the hype that is around it and I think that is why I waited so long to read them. These books so far are amazing! It has been a long time since I have enjoyed a book this month. The characters are so beautifully written that you can easily see their growth throughout the story. I enjoy reading about Feyre because even though she is strong and willing to do anything for anyone but on the inside she is broken and in need of help. I don’t want to say to much because I don’t want to spoil anything for anyone. I give this book a huge massive five out of five and would recommend these books to anyone and everyone.

Book Review: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Title: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Goodreads Summary:

When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from legends, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin—one of the lethal, immortal faeries who once ruled their world.

As she dwells on his estate, her feelings for Tamlin transform from icy hostility into a fiery passion that burns through every lie and warning she’s been told about the beautiful, dangerous world of the Fae. But an ancient, wicked shadow grows over the faerie lands, and Feyre must find a way to stop it . . . or doom Tamlin—and his world—forever.

Review: Where has this book been all my life! I have heard a lot about Sarah J. Maas and her books and was nervous to read her books because sometime books don’t live up the hype that is around them. This book definitely lives up to the hype. I loved the characters and how they develop over the story and really hope it continues throughout the series. I really enjoyed reading in Feyre’s point of view and how she is able to handle herself as well as take care of the people she loves. She is able to stand up for herself even if it isn’t the smartest thing to do. Then moving on to reading about Tamlin and learning about him piece by piece as he starts opening up instead of being all mysterious.This whole book had me laughing,crying and everything in between. It has been a while since I have read a book that has had me doing that. I give this book a HUGE five out of five stars and would highly recommend it to anyone.

Book Review: Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon

Title: Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon

Goodreads Summary:

DOON…

Veronica doesn’t think she’s going crazy. But why can’t anyone else see the mysterious blond boy who keeps popping up wherever she goes? When her best friend, Mackenna, invites her to spend the summer in Scotland, Veronica jumps at the opportunity to leave her complicated life behind for a few months.

But the Scottish countryside holds other plans.

Not only has the imaginary kilted boy followed her to Alloway, she and Mackenna uncover a strange set of rings and a very unnerving letter from Mackenna’s great aunt—and when the girls test the instructions Aunt Gracie left behind, they find themselves transported to a land that defies explanation. Doon seems like a real-life fairy tale, complete with one prince who has eyes for Mackenna and another who looks suspiciously like the boy from Veronica’s daydreams. But Doon has a dark underbelly as well. The two girls could have everything they’ve longed for…or they could end up breaking an enchantment and find themselves trapped in a world that has become a nightmare.

Review: This book/series has been on my TBR for a while now and I finally decided to start reading them. I am so glad I did. This first book had me wanting more at every turn. The authors develop the story very well and I really liked the different viewpoints from the two main characters Veronica and Kenna. If you like a fairytale mixed with action then this is the book for you. I can’t wait to read the rest of the series to see what happens next. I give this book at five out of five.

Book Review: Winning The Legend by B. Kristin McMichael

 

Title: Winning The Legend by B. Kristin McMichael

Goodreads Summary:

Arianna has gathered the outside clans to decide her fate in marriage. A tournament will be held, and she is the prize, whether she wants to be or not. The only thing for her to do is watch the clan leaders fight over her, or is it? Thanks to her team’s well-made plans, Arianna has other strategies in place. Hopefully one of those plans will earn her freedom. As the contestants gather and she learns more about the night human world, there are new allies to keep close and more enemies to keep even closer. Some even hold more secrets to her legend and possibly the actual reason to her existence. Now Arianna must decide what to do with the fate she has been dealt. The time has come to step out of the shadows of the men who protect her, and into her own power. The time is now for Arianna to take control, and fight for the destiny she wants to live.

Review: I finally got to read the final book in this trilogy and it did not disappoint. I just love the main character Arianna. Even though she is figuring out a new world she does it while being a complete boss. The author does a marvelous job of showing the growth of all the characters throughout all three books. This one had me on the edge of my seat and I just couldn’t put it down. I even read it at work during the down time. I give this book a five out of five.

Book Review: The Day Human Prince by B. Kristin McMichael

 

Title: The Day Human Prince by B. Kristin McMichael

Goodreads summary:

Devin Alexander grew up as the only day human in a world surrounded by night humans who drank blood, sometimes his blood. He spent his life training toward one goal: the protection of one of those blood drinkers, Arianna Grace. But what is he supposed to do when the blue-eyed girl of the legends doesn’t need him anymore? What does his life mean then? How is a guy supposed to move on when the girl he has yearned over for a decade has chosen someone else?

Before he can even start to figure out his new life without Arianna, Devin has to deal with another problem. He needs to take care of some unfinished business with a night human he has known for less than a month, but with whom he is magically bound.

Vanessa McKinny has promised that she knows a way to undo the spell she placed on Devin to save his life. Devin would do anything to break the bond to be free of her, even if it means traveling to the sidhe village, a place inhabited by a race of night humans that has not had a day human visitor in more than a hundred years. If he doesn’t want to get stuck, he must work with Nessa to find a way to break the bond. Only then can Devin have time to get back to finding his new goal in life, unless he discovers that his path lies with the sidhe.

Review: I decided to read this book after I finished reading the authors other trilogy called The Blue Eyes. I wasn’t really expecting anything from this book because spin-offs can sometimes just fall flat but this one did not. It kept me wanting more around every corner and wondering what will happen next. It has a nice balance of action, drama and romance. I loved learning more about a couple of the characters that were in the previous trilogy. I highly recommend this book but you should read The Blue Eyes trilogy first and then read this one. I give this book a five out of five.