Title: A Court of Mist and Fury
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Series: A Court of Thorns and Roses
Published May 3rd 2016 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Genre: Fantasy, Romance, YA
“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.
With more than a million copies sold of her beloved Throne of Glass series, Sarah J. Maas’s masterful storytelling brings this second book in her seductive and action-packed series to new heights.” –Goodreads
I take everything I said about Tamlin back. Rhysand is life. Rhysand is my one true love. Tamlin is the spawn of Satan.
I mean seriously he was on his villain arc this entire book. I dont know if I am just dumb or if this was just so out of the blue.
Why does Maas always have to steal my heart like this? I just sit here and read her books and feel so engulfed in her books. She really knows how to hold her audiences attention better than most authors.
I feel so unfortunate to not be able to live in her worlds. Sometimes I just want to shift into the Faerie Realm and live 100 years with Rhys. But, I still do not know how to shift so that aint happening.
This book is so good. It literally made me so happy to read it. After finishing Throne of Glass, I was sad because Maas was a huge part of my soul when I read that. I was worried that when I read her other books, I would not feel that magical pull I felt from Aelin. But Feyre also has that pull. Aelin will always be my favorite, but I am glad to find Maas’ magic in this book also.
I bought two plants and named them Az and Cass. (If you saw the plants, you would totally see why). I believe that they are the best side characters in this book. If I could get a spin-off book of just these two, my life would be complete.
I will never love anyone like I love her characters. Rhysand is the new love of my life. I do not think I can stand mortal men anymore. And the wings seem like a great addition. I would love to be able to fly anywhere for free.
Feyre is pretty cool in this book too. I think her character development was a little blunt. Like it was more told not shown. I think that could have been better. But she is becoming a really cool person.
And lets talk about how Maas always has to have those twist endings where the main characters do not tell us something important.
I think there was a little lack of showing in this book. A lot of things are told in a way that they are Feyre’s thought which can be SUPER annoying. Sometimes it would be nice to lead the reader to a conclusion, not just blatantly compare and contrast everything. I do not recall Maas doing this a lot with Aelin in Throne of Glass. It is a weird change for me. I feel like I am being told everything and not being able to make my own inferences. If it happened once in a while it would be fine but the first half of the book it was “Tamlin does not let me do XYZ while Rhys lets me do XYZ,” which was Feyre stating the obvious at that point.
I still love the book though. I am not as smitten as I was with Throne of Glass but I do still like it.
It was a really good book and I am so ready to start the next book.
Let me know what you thought about the book!
As always, thanks for reading,