A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses) – Book Review

Title: A Court of Wings and Ruin

Author: Sarah J. Maas

Published: 2nd May 2017

Publisher: Bloomsbury Childrens

Genre: Romance, Fantasy, Young Adult, New Adult

Pages: 709

Format: E-Book

Rating: ***** (5/5 Stars)

About: Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin’s maneuverings 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.

In this thrilling third book in the #1 New York Times bestselling series from Sarah J. Maas, the earth will be painted red as mighty armies grapple for power over the one thing that could destroy them all.

Review: People, I am so sorry, I read this book as soon as it came out and clearly I forgot to review it.  How you may ask? To be honest, I have no idea. But who cares.

Anyway, I loved this book – I love the trilogy. It is by far, I think, the author’s best series (although I do like her other stuff).

I did find that when I started to read this book I was very confused at what was going on – my solution, just re-read the two books beforehand. You might have a better memory than me, but this seemed like the only way that I would really get back into it.

Saying that re-reading the other two books was not a quick process, but it’s not like I’m complaining. It did become a very enjoyable lazy couple of days.

Anyway, so this book is just mindblowing. It is so good. It is honestly the best conclusion that I could have hoped for.

I’m not saying this book is perfect. I know there are flaws, and I know that there are a ton of people out there who are adamant in revealing these flaws. This is all because of what this book stands for. It is something much more than an enjoyable read to most people. It actually highlights and deals with tough situations. Whether or not the end reaction was intentional is another matter, but this book really speaks volumes to some people.

What’s more I can so easily remember everything that happened in this book – it’s that good.

The plot line is captivating (as is every book in this series).

The characters are always well described and their back stories are very well thought out. The author has managed to create a certain depth to this book, which leads the reader to revel in the fact that there is much more going on off the pages.

There is a history in this book and I loved the slow reveal that it had (even if at times it was aggravating, however, it did keep me wanting to read more).

For an end book, I still want there to be more. It was a brilliant way to end, and it ended exactly the way that I imagined it.

All I can say is that I want more.

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