A Court of Thorns and Roses
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children’s
A thrilling, seductive new series from New York Timesbestselling author Sarah J. Maas, blending Beauty and the Beast with faerie lore.
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.
Perfect for fans of Kristin Cashore and George R. R. Martin, this first book in a sexy and action-packed new series is impossible to put down!
BOW DOWN TO SARAH J. MAAS!!!! This book was just incredible on top of incredible. The characters, the story, the retelling, the way it makes me scream, the way it makes me confused, the way it makes me think. Just perfection. I applaud you Sarah.
SO many things that I love. So few words to describe it. Starting with the characters. Feyre was just……….kickass with a side of rainbow skittles. She protected her loved ones, she does the man’s job, she likes comfortable clothing. AWESOMENESS. SO this book was a Beauty and the Best retelling and you know I’m all up on that Beauty and the Beast. Belle is my second favorite Disney Princess and the only way that I could imagine Feyre was Belle with darker hair. Feyre has been added to my favorite heroines’ list. She has been through painful times and I mean painful. But she doesn’t look back at her past, she keeps on goig and she will still be keep on going. Now she can be quite moody at times. Not talking to anybody, having a bad mood practically the whole first half of the book, but that’s probably what I care most about her. She just doesn’t give.
Now we have the beast in the story. Tamlin. By their first encounter I was like “OTP”. The only thing that I just couldn’t. Was the way I imagined him. How do you imagine him? I see him well very “firelike” and then with a mask over his face. A wolf mask specifically. I know that he is magical and all so why can’t he turn into a wolf but he can turn others. But whatever he can also be VERY moody at times. So he’s basically a guy version of Feyre just you OTP them and not see them as siblings. Now Tam’s BFF. You know the one that wear the eyepatch. Lucien. He is awesome. I love him, he was probably my favorite character in the entire book. He was just so funny, witty, and at serious times he just makes you laugh.
The amount of times that I fangirled during this book is embarrassing. I was in bed, and I was reading my book. Then came this one part that I HAD to scream. HAD. My parents were probably asleep so what do I do? Scream into my pillow, scream internally, rant on a piece of paper. EVERYTHING I could possibly do to now actually scream. It was a very intense scene. Now after all that do you really think I wouldn’t recommend this book to everyone in the world. Yeah READ THE DARN BOOK. It was amazing, and wonderful and just perfection. SO why not read it? better yet read all of Sarah J. Maas books. She write the best fantasy books EVER. Her Throne of Glass series is just s magical *caugh caugh* #TEAM DELORIAN #TEAM DELORIAN I AM A DELORIAN FANGIRL/SHIPPER. IT WILL HAPPEN PEOPLE. TRUST MY INSTINCTS! * caugh *caugh
-‘Tamlin straightened a bit and said, “You look…better than before.”
Was that a compliment? I could have sworn Lucien gave Tamlin an encouraging nod.
“And your hair is…clean.”
Perhaps it was my raging hunger making me hallucinate the piss-poor attempt at flattery.’ – ACOTAR
-Tamlin blinked. “You like – art? You like to paint?” – ACOTAR
-I couldn’t come up with any words when we arrived – and knew that even if I had been able to paint it, nothing would have done it justice. It wasn’t simply that it was the most beautiful place I’d ever been to, or that it filled me with both longing and mirth, but it just seemed…right. As if colours and lights and patterns of the world had come together to form one perfect place – one true kind of beauty.’ -ACOTAR