10 Thoughts I had while reading the ACOTAR series.

Hey guys!
I did reviews on all the books so far published in Sarah J. Maas’ A Court of Thrones and Roses series. However, in a normal review I just couldn’t squeeze in all the thoughts going through my head. So here’s a post consisting solely that – of course filled with spoilers!

#1 – Ianthe:

I didn’t like you bitch from the very start. But could you please stop – you know – breathing?

#2 The Suriel:

Sarah J. Maas, who dare you? Why did you have to kill off ACOTAR’s gossip girl? Just when everybody fell for this creepy creature. My heart will forever break over the chapter the Suriel died in.

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#3 The Weaver:

As the first installment of ACOTAR is obviously a retelling of Beauty and the Beast, in terms of fairy-tales the Weaver reminded me a bit of Hansel and Gretel. Wicked bitch living in a house in the middle of the woods luring people do their doom and devouring them.
HOWEVER, she’s my favorite bitch out there for not only killing of Ianthe but for having the balls to wear her jewlery while slaughtering thousands on the battle field. That’s what I call badass.

#4 Tamlin:

Just shut the fuck up ok? After finishing the series for the first time, I didn’t hate him that much. I just really disliked him. But after reading I a second time, my dislike grows.

I mean, seriously, how selfish can you be?
“Your hair is…clean.” What kind of compliment is that? And then at the end of everything UTM, instead of doing something (*cough cough* shout out to Rhys *cough cough*) he just sits there and does literally nothing until it’s too late for Feyre.

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Book Talk: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas

Hey guys!
It’s time to share all my thoughts and feelings on the third part of Sarah J. Maas’ A Court of Thorns and Roses series. As before my thoughts on A Court of Wings and Ruin will contain many many spoilers and be extensive.

A Court of Wings and Ruin (Cover from Goodreads)

The Plot:

Feyre is back at the Spring Court. However, now she is a double agent and Tamlin is about to get what he deserves. Hybern is preparing for war, but so is all of Prythian…

The Rating:

I can’t remember the last time I’ve been crying so hard.
Sarah J. Maas managed to rip my heart out with this one. I don’t even know what to do with all my feelings.
To be honest, I can’t remember any book ever affecting me this much. I finished A Court of Wings and Ruin in one sitting and was torn between reading more and getting closer to the end. I didn’t want this to be over, didn’t want to leave all those characters behind.

Not just the characters we already fell for. Like Rhysand who is just about perfect in every way. Or Feyre who is intense and relatable. Or Azriel, Cassian, Mor and Amren who deep are so much more than they seem at first glance. We get Feyre’s sisters who are now also High Fae and we already know that Nesta is more than a handful. But also Elain, sweet Elain who always ways nothing but good. ACOWAR also marks the return of Lucien who appears to be a more complicated character than we knew until now.

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Book Talk: A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Hello, my lovely readers!
I recently dived into the ACOTAR series by Sarah J. Maas after having heard so many great things about it.
While I usually tried to keep my reviews spoiler-free, there’s no way to do it with this series. So if you haven’t read it yet, you might want to leave right now.
Also, apologies in advance – the reviews for this series might turn out a bit longer than usual for me…

A Court of Thorns and Roses (Cover from Goodreads)

The Plot:

Feyre is responsible for her family’s survival. That’s why she’s out that day hunting. But when she shoots a wolf that’s far bigger than it should be, Feyre gets sucked into a world of faeries and magic. A world that has problems of its own. Huge problems…

The Rating:

As I mentioned before, I had heard lots of praise for these books, so I added them to my reading list. To be honest, I didn’t really know what the story is about, so I began A Court of Thorns and Roses ready to be surprised.

However, I didn’t end that well. First of all, I wasn’t too impressed by the main character, Feyre. I think the main problem is that she’s just too much like the blueprint of your typical YA heroine. She’s strong, she can fight, she has some serious issues. Despite not really realizing it herself she is beautiful. That description applies to all the women in The Hunger Games, The Lunar Chronicles, and the Divergent series. To be honest, I think if I hadn’t read all those books before this one, I would have enjoyed ACOTAR far more. This way I constantly kept comparing and seeing similarities.

But wait a second. There are more issues I have with this book.
After Feyre kills that wolf, we learn that it was actually a High Fae and she is dragged to the realm of Prythian. There she is to live out the rest of her days in the grand mansion of a very good-looking Lord. We later find out that in order to break a curse he has to make her fall in love with him.
Does this sound like a copy of The Beauty and Beast to anybody else but me?

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