Figured what better way to celebrate my birthday than to finally post my review for my favorite book of the year I read this back n May and Across the Table it doesn t come out until January but celebrating my love for this book and series on my birthday just felt right Also I m just that extra but The Wicked Kings perfection Accidental Commando (Eagle Squadron in every wayI love so many different kinds of books fantasy romance young adult new adult adult books with lyrical writing books that are character driven books with angsty relationships books with soul crushing emotions books that make me feel everything And I ve read a lot of books over 800 according to Goodreads But every time I pick up a Holly Black book I feel like she wrote the book for me And I mean that because she writes exactly the kind of books that I want to read Not just key elements or parts she completely encompasses everything I loven literature And f I could wish one thing for everyone who reads my reviews I d wish for you to find an author that makes you feel this way too The Wicked King s the second Accidental Commando installmentn The Folk of the Air series the first being my favorite book of 2017 The Cruel Prince And this of the Air series the first being my favorite book of 2017 The Cruel Prince And this starts off five months after the heart wrenching events n book one This review s going to be spoiler free but I will be talking about some key elements that happened The Adventurer's Bride in the previous book So please do not read this reviewf you do not wish to be somewhat spoiled for The Cruel Prince I want to tell you so many lies The most breathtaking fanart by LoweanaOkay so basically a brief summary Moto ondoso stabile e altri racconti is that Judes alone with the new High King of Faerie Madoc and her parted on bad terms Oak All About Me isn hiding with Vivi Taryn Son of the Sheriff (Delta Justice, is to be married to Locke Balekins locked up and Cardan s clutches pearls forever the new king Yet he must listen to everything Jude says because of a trick she played on him but all of us know how uickly a year can pass and things can change Especially since the ueen of the Undersea Orlagh s thinking about breaking the treaty with THE FAE FOLK ON LAND SINCE SHE ISN T fae folk on land since she Son of the Sheriff isn t sure about the new ruler And she plans to use her daughter Nicasia any way that she can to help secure her place of powern
the fae realm And all the courts are coming together to see f Cardan really can lead and protect them fae realm And all the courts are coming together to see f Cardan really can lead and protect them s much easier to acuire than t s to hold on to And everyone s plotting The Anarchist Roots of Geography: Toward Spatial Emancipation in this book I swear The phrase twists and turns doesn t even begin to describe the events that happenn this book The political ntrigue s Fascination with her remains undiminishedWhen Annie and the Confirmed Bachelor it becomes all too clear that someone close to Jude means to betray her threatening her own life and the lives of everyone she loves Jude must uncover the traitor and fight her own complicated feelings for Cardan to maintain control as a mortaln a Faerie wor. ,
characters The Wicked KingLooks like you ve got some real competition Sarah J Maas If you want to stay n the lead I would up my game Let It Snow if I were youHolly Black sure hasThe stakes are higher The game deadlier The enemies hungrier Jude fiercer She was once deeply betrayed butnstead of destroying her her past has sculpted her nto a new mproved girlA lethal one If you thought you knew everything saw everything and heard everything about the Faerie world you are about to have the time of your life Because Amorous Liaisons (Harlequin Blaze, it doesn t matter howmmune you are to faeries Holly Black will find a way to break you are to faeries Holly Black will find a way to break that barrier and ntoxicate youI feel manipulated And what do you say to someone who toyed with you making you feel as though you knew what was going on and could spot future schemes when n fact no matter what you were always two steps behindWhat do you say to someone who takes pleasure n your shocked gasps flushed cheeks dizzy limbs and heart painDamn you Holly Black I freaking love youBlog Youtube Twitter Instagram Google Bloglovin jude duarte f you see this HOW TO PLOT ROMANCE FICTION: KEEP YOUR PANTS ON! HOW TO OUTLINE A ROMANCE NOVEL WHEN YOU ARE AN INTUITIVE WRITER im free thursday night are you free thursday night to hang out on thursday nightf you re free Amorous Liaisons (Harlequin Blaze, i d like to hang out thursday night please message me backf you re free thursday night when Argentinian Playboy, Unexpected Love-Child (Harlequin Presents Extra, i am free I want to tell you so many lies A billion spiteful starsEverything hurts and no I m not okay Hollys a delightfully cruel author and I love and hate her for Angels Do Have Wings it It s very confusing I m not sure I can write this review as a sane person but I ll try Disclosure spoilers for the first book but not for this one Your ridiculous family might be surprised to find that not everythings solved by murder Locke calls after meWe would be surprised to find that I call back So we still have Jude who s
#AS PLEASANT AS EVER AS SHE #pleasant as ever as she restlessly to keep the power she stole at the end of the first book Not only does she have to keep Cardan who s well the same Cardan we all came to love n check but she now has to deal with the entire court who would love nothing than to do away with herBut let s start with our favorite resident princeling You ve won yourself a year and a day he told me But a lot can happen n a year and a day Give me all the commands you want but you ll never think of everything Cardan while utterly himself continued to surprise me He s one of those unpredictable wildcard characters and though nothing he does Christmas Cowboy Kisses: A Family for Christmas\A Christmas Miracle\Christmas with Her Cowboy is really surprising he still leaves you baffled and scratching your head at every turn But the best part His relationship wit. The enchanting and bloodthirsty seuel to the New York Times bestselling novel The Cruel Prince You must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiringThe first lessons to make yourself strongAfter the jaw dropping revelation that Oak s the heir to Faerie Jude must keep her brothe. ,
H Jude s tense angsty full of what even just happened moments and ahhh I can t say much but Monster Trucks Hair in a Can it was so DAMN funMaybe grab a fan I wonderedf t wasn t you shooting bolts at meI make a face at him And what made you decide t wasn tHe grins up at me They missed You never uite know what he has up his sleeve or his true Danger on the Mountain intentions and trust me he ll leave you guessing until the very end not to mention he might be a tad powerful than we all expected Surely you have noticed that since his reign began thesles are different Storms come n faster Colors are a bit vivid smells are sharper Then we have Madoc Jude s stepfather whom she totally betrayed and made a fool of at the end of the first book As you can guess he s not thrilled So not only s Madoc and the rest of Jude s family on edge and trying to get their clutches on her we have the rest of the faerie court all of whom are suuuuper suspicious as to why Cardan has Jude by his side all the time Oh and then there s Locke who s still awful And he of course causes problems As he doesBasically everyone wants to take Jude "DownANDAs If That Isn " if that sn enough we have our lovely albeit rotten ueen of the Sea and her oh so sweet daughter Nicasia both of whom hate Jude with a fiery passionI m not going to lie this book s 90% court ntrigue scheming and angst which Triumph of the Optimists: 101 Years of Global Investment Returns if you know me that s all I could ever want If you aren tnto that you might not love The Silent Service: Los Angeles Class it as much as I did Itsn t as f a TON happens but for me t never ceased to entertain Holly s brilliant not only with her words and one liners but with her planning is brilliant not only with her words and one liners but with her planning characterizationJude continues to be a uniue rage filled yet somehow relatable character who stands out n the YA market She s fiery witty mean and yet she still finds a way to burrow nto your heart That s good writing folks She s easily one of my favorite characters ever and I can t help but love her no matter what decisions she makesFull of twists and turns I couldn t put t down So many scenes are like a punch n the face while others made me feel like I was DROWNING scrambling for air If you thought the first book was cruel you know nothing John SnowBecause that endingThe painThis s your warningPrepare yourselfMy Blog Instagram Twitter Etsy 1 The Cruel Prince 15 The Lost Sisters Once upon a time there was a human girl stolen away by faeries and because of that she swore to destroy them Many of you might not know this but on this day many years ago Holly Black s biggest fan was born Spoiler Seduced By Dragons (Dragon Nursery, it s me And R safe To do so she has bound the wicked king Cardan to her and made herself the power behind the throne Navigating the constantly shifting political alliances of Faerie would be difficult enoughf Cardan were easy to control But he does everything n his power to humiliate and undermine her even as his.