Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Release Date: May 2nd 2017
Series: A Court of Thorns and Roses #3
Genres: Action & Adventure, Fantasy, Fantasy & Magic, General, Romance, Young Adult, Young Adult Fiction
Looming war threatens all Feyre holds dear in the third volume of the #1 New York Times bestselling A Court of Thorns and Roses series.
Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin's maneuverings and the invading king threatening to bring Prythian to its knees. But to do so she must play a deadly game of deceit-and one slip may spell doom not only for Feyre, but for her world as well.
As war bears down upon them all, Feyre must decide who to trust amongst the dazzling and lethal High Lords-and hunt for allies in unexpected places.
In this thrilling third book in the #1 New York Times bestselling series from Sarah J. Maas, the earth will be painted red as mighty armies grapple for power over the one thing that could destroy them all.
About a year ago, A COURT OF MIST AND FURY totally broke our rating scale. While A COURT OF WINGS AND RUIN didn’t quite meet that new standard, it definitely came close. Plus, the second novel in this series just holds a really special place in my heart because
my ship was validated it was an incredibly emotional journey for Feyre.
Of course, that doesn’t mean ACOWAR wasn’t Absolute Perfection™, because it’s been almost three weeks since I read it and I still wish I could return to this world. Before anything else, let me say that I think many will be pleased with this ending, although it is somewhat open because there will be spinoffs(!).
This book made me feel all the feelings; I was genuinely worried
terrified for the characters we have come to love. My eyes were watering more than a few times – out of joy, laughter, happiness and pure epic-ness, which isn’t even a word.
All of the characters are still growing and changing, which is awesome to see in a trilogy. People will still surprise you and things will be revealed that you would have never imagined. My absolute favorite thing about this series is the dynamic between the characters. They would do anything for each other, and the relationships between them feel so incredibly real.
The first half of the book built up everything that has been stewing for two books – and the result is not disappointing because the second half is insane. That’s not to say the first half is boring or slow, because it is perfectly balanced with action, dialogue and twists. ACOWAR never faltered in its pacing.
Overall, A COURT OF WINGS AND RUIN was an epic conclusion to an awesome series that I will definitely be missing. You won’t be disappointed.