Ladies and gentlemen Sarah J. Maas has managed to do it again with the third installment in the Court of Thorns and Roses trilogy. The plot manages to seduce you with its alluring characters, irresistible world and never-ending action, leaving you craving more. Maas’ flawless writing is so vivid you’ll feel not as though you’re watching the action on a screen — but as if you are actually experiencing it. Even minor characters will leave you in awe, yet they don’t even compare to the magnificent protagonists who’ll make you want to become a faerie yourself. This book isn’t only a masterpiece but so intoxicating that it’ll leave you on a high for days.

Lines between enemies and allies become more complex with war on the horizon. Feyre — now High Lady — is back with Tamlin in his court to gather information on his plans for war. Together with her new mate Rhysand they must maneuver through all of the tension, secrets and lies to determine whom to trust among the wondrous and dangerous High Fae of Prythian. When war comes, questions remain. Who will live? Who will die? (BLOOMSBURY, May, 707 pp., $18.99, 14 & Up)


Reviewed by: 
Rae Holland