“Mock me all you like. Whatever I imagined then, now it is I who would beg and grovel for a kind word from your lips.” His eyes are black with desire. “By you, I am forever undone.” – 4.25/5 stars!
Attention! This book contains: exiled queens, serpents, dry blood, identical twins, buried feelings, tilted crowns, black eyes, bargains, politics, war, curses and word games.
I can’t believe this series is over, I had such a great time reading this!
One of my favorite things about this series is how words are so important in all instances. Since fairies can’t lie, they have to word what they say very carefully if they want to be deceptive. You can’t just assume what the characters are saying, because they can be misleading and you’ll only find out later, which was something I really loved. It definitely made me think of the power of words and how they can be used to manipulate and/or avoid the truth.
The word games were pretty cool, but there was so much I liked about this series. Jude was an amazing, strong female character, and one of my favorite heroines of all time. I also really liked the darkness of the series and the dark romance. I have to admit I was very shocked with how the last book ended because of the huge betrayal, but when I discovered what really happened, it made me love Cardan even more. The story was always very interesting, it had a great pace and I was always looking forward to what would happen next.
The conclusion for the series was really good in my opinion. I know a novella will be out in November, and I’m here for it! If all of Holly Black’s books have the same quality as this series, I really need to pick all of them up.