A Court of Thorns and RoseseBook - 2015
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coffeebookie Jan 21, 2018
This is a unique retelling of Beauty and the Beast filled with intriguing, dangerous faeries and their mystical escapades. It reminded me a lot of Twilight in its ending (spoiler alert). Be prepared for a hefty serving of (mature) romantic encounters. For anyone wanting to try a fantasy book for ... Read More »
Wonderful and romantic young adult fairy tale from the author of the "Throne of Glass" series. Available in book, audiobook CD, and e-book formats.
PinesandPrejudice Apr 05, 2017
I was surprised with how much I enjoyed this book. I didn't want to put it down. I liked the allusions to Beauty and the Beast and it was a faerie story I didn't mind -- as those are not normally my favorite. I grew to like Feyre as a character and of course, as per my usual, found the side chara... Read More »
A fantastical retelling that blends mystical creatures, romance and danger with a heroic heroine.
Library_Jill Sep 30, 2016
A richly intense, mature fairy tale retelling that I didn't want to put down--even when I reached the end of the story. This was recommended to me as a "Beauty and the Beast" retelling--which is not inaccurate--but I saw more of the "East of the Sun, West of the Moon" tale in... Read More »
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green_monkey_3193 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 21
blue_wombat_54 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 20
Rachel AnnMarie Vermeulen thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over
Sexual Content: Tamlin kisses Feyre's breasts and the inside of her thigh, bites her neck, and grabs her breast. They are naked together and do have sex, though that is not described graphically at all. Feyre mentions that she had recreational sex with a boy from her town.
Sexual Content: Explicit Sexual Content
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If you thought this was good wait till you read the second one, A Court of Mist and Fury. I am hooked on this series like I was with Twilight and Hunger Games but MORE! She did such a good job writing this book/series. I can't believe it took me checking it out 3 times and getting past the first chapter till I finally fell for it. ;) kid you not this series is rated #1. I have read over 100 books in the past 2 years an this has been the best! Read it!!