A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses #2) by Sarah J. Maas (review)

June 2, 2016 All Reviews, Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance, YA 2 ★★★★★

A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses #2) by Sarah J. Maas (review)A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #2) by Sarah J. Maas
Series: A Court of Thorns and Roses #2
Published by Bloomsbury USA Children's on May 3rd 2016
Number of Pages: 640
Genres: Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance, Young Adult
Source: Library
Format: eBook
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five-stars

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.

I loved Feyre and Tamlin together in the last book. I was leery of a love triangle, which was hinted at in book 1. And there is one, but also not quite. I didn’t like Tamlin’s behavior at all, and while it was believable in some ways, it just bugged me. Feyre had changed in more than just her mortality and species. But Tamlin was basically treating her like a house pet.

But the one that irked me the most was Lucien. I loved him, and loved his interactions with Feyre in the last book. But in this one? I wanted to smack him so hard. And some of it didn’t feel like it really fit with his character.

I adored Feyre’s banter with Rhys. And her friendships with the other inner circle Night Court members was believable, and fit really well. The description of Starfall made me want to be able to see it. I also liked the slow burn of the romance, and how Rhys was trying to make Feyre as strong as she could be. By giving her choices and the tools to teach herself.

Feyre is darker in this book. But it fits. Both because of her change, what happened Under the Mountain, and the fading at the Spring Court. The change totally worked for me. And I can hardly wait to see what happens in the next book.

five-stars

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2 Responses to “A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses #2) by Sarah J. Maas (review)”

  1. Laura

    I absolutely loved this book, and I can’t wait for the next instalment! I liked Feyre and Rhys together much better than Feyre and Tamlin (I was never that fussed with Tamlin anyway, to be honest), but I was really disappointed with Lucien in this book too. I feel like he could redeem himself in the next book though, seen as he clearly knew what Feyre was up to right at the end! Maybe he’ll help her?
    Great review!
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    • SilvaraWilde

      I know right? I didn’t end up reviewing the first book, even though I read it. Mostly because I was kinda meh about some things. Tamlin was okay, but it didn’t click with me enough. I liked Lucien best in that book.

      And Feyre and Rhys are so good together! I can totally see their little ‘family’ as an actual family. And I’m hopeful that Feyre’s older sister and Rhys’ friend hook up. Eventually. *laughs*

      Lucien needs to get his act together though. I can see being loyal to Tamlin, because of friendship and giving him a safe place to live when his family tried to kill him. I do. But he has to realize how crazy the situation is! I have my fingers crossed he joins the Night Court with Feyre and Rhys and the rest and becomes part of the happy family. But I guess we’ll have to wait and see.

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