Showing posts with label sarah j. maas. Show all posts
Showing posts with label sarah j. maas. Show all posts

Review for ACOMAF... and the havoc this book has wreaked on my life.

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Why I Chose This Book:
I think it is very clear why I chose to read this book. Most of you know I am a huge fangirl of anything SJM writes, so I was painfully waiting for this book to hit the shelves. I got it on my Kindle so I could start reading it IMMEDIATELY, then I got the Target edition that featured the extra Cassian and Nesta scene, and then I bought the audiobook… because why the hell not?

Be prepared, this review will contain MAJOR spoilers, so if you haven’t read the book, I would not read the rest of this review, just know that it is one of the best books I have ever read and you should own a copy for yourself because it is so beyond worth it. Also, I’m sorry in advance for how long it is… I just have a lot of emotions and words, okay?


A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Release Date: May 3rd, 2016
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy


Synopsis:
Feyre survived Amarantha's clutches to return to the Spring Court—but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, and it can't forget the terrible deeds she performed to save Tamlin's people.

Nor has Feyre forgotten her bargain with Rhysand, High Lord of the feared Night Court. As Feyre navigates its dark web of politics, passion, and dazzling power, a greater evil looms—and she might be key to stopping it. But only if she can harness her harrowing gifts, heal her fractured soul, and decide how she wishes to shape her future—and the future of a world cleaved in two.

With more than a million copies sold of her beloved Throne of Glass series, Sarah J. Maas's masterful storytelling brings this second book in her seductive and action-packed series to new heights. (Goodreads)

Review: Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas

Monday, October 12, 2015
Why I chose this book:
Soooo… in my "take-a-break-from-life hiatus, I wasn’t able to actually review Queen of Shadows; however, I think it’s important to note that I bought it on Kindle even though I was going to get a hard copy just so I could read it at midnight, and withing 24 hours this 648 page book was demolished... and so was my heart. Damn this book was everything I ever wanted in the next installment. *It’s important to note that this review will have spoilers, so continue reading at your own risk* 


Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Release Date: September 1, 2015
Format: Hardback
Genre: Fantasy, Young Adult
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Synopsis:
The queen has returned.

Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her. But she’s at last returned to the empire—for vengeance, to rescue her once-glorious kingdom, and to confront the shadows of her past…

 She has embraced her identity as Aelin Galathynius, Queen of Terrasen. But before she can reclaim her throne, she must fight. She will fight for her cousin, a warrior prepared to die for her.

She will fight for her friend, a young man trapped in an unspeakable prison. And she will fight for her people, enslaved to a brutal king and awaiting their lost queen’s triumphant return. (goodreads)

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

Monday, April 20, 2015
Why I chose this book:
I have been wanting to read this book back when it was still whispers back on Sarah J. Maas's website. When the ARCs came out, the green monster of jealousy reared its ugly head (Yes, I will be honest with myself, I get super jealous when it comes to SJM and her writing because she's my all-time favorite EVER!). But then you have awesome people like Mary from Mary's Little Book Blog that give you belated birthday presents like your own physical ARC copy of ACOTAR and you scream in Barnes & Noble like a three year old having a mental breakdown. I received this book free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.


A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's
Release Date: May 5th, 2015
Format: ARC
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy
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Synopsis:
When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from legends, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin--on of the lethal, immortal faeries who once ruled their world.

As she dwells on his estate, her feelings for Tamlin transform from icy hostility into a fiery passion that burns through every lie and warning she's been told about the beautiful, dangerous world of the Fae. But an ancient, wicked shadows grows over the faerie lands, and Feyre must find a way to stop it...or doom Tamlin--and his world--forever. (Goodreads)

A Court of Thorns and Roses Preview

Monday, December 15, 2014
Why I chose this book:
I feel like this is the moment to freak out. As many of you know, Sarah J. Maas is coming out with a new book May 2015, and it is the definition of perfection. Sadly, I don’t have the ARC… which makes me want to cry, but I digress. 


A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Release Date: May 5th, 2015


Synopsis:
Get a FREE sneak peek at the first four chapters of New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas' thrilling and seductive new series, which blends Beauty and the Beast with faerie lore.

When nineteen-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it. Dragged to a treacherous magical land she only knows about from legends, Feyre discovers that her captor is not an animal, but Tamlin--one of the lethal, immortal faeries who once ruled their world.

As she dwells on his estate, her feelings for Tamlin transform from icy hostility into a fiery passion that burns through every lie and warning she's been told about the beautiful, dangerous world of the Fae. But an ancient, wicked shadow over the faerie lands is growing, and Feyre must find a way to stop it . . . or doom Tamlin--and his world--forever. (Goodreads)

In which I write a review that centers mostly on Rowan and Celaena

Thursday, September 11, 2014
Why I chose this book:
Do I really even need to answer this question? I have been waiting all year to read this book. I began this series when only Throne of Glass was out. I think I’ve waited long enough lol.


Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Publish Date: September 2nd, 2014
Format: Hardback
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy

Synopsis:
Lost and broken, Celaena Sardothien’s only thought is to avenge the savage death of her dearest friend: as the King of Adarlan’s Assassin, she is bound to serve this tyrant, but he will pay for what he did. Any hope Celaena has of destroying the king lies in answers to be found in Wendlyn. Sacrificing his future, Chaol, the Captain of the King’s Guard, has sent Celaena there to protect her, but her darkest demons lay in that same place. If she can overcome them, she will be Adarlan’s biggest threat – and his own toughest enemy. 

While Celaena learns of her true destiny, and the eyes of Erilea are on Wendlyn, a brutal and beastly force is preparing to take to the skies. Will Celaena find the strength not only to win her own battles, but to fight a war that could pit her loyalties to her own people against those she has grown to love? (Goodreads)

Review: The Assassin's Blade by Sarah J. Maas

Monday, March 10, 2014
Why I chose this book:
As an avid fan of Sarah J. Maas’ work, there was no way I wouldn’t pick up this book. I went to Barnes & Noble the Tuesday it came out and bought it. I had actually been putting off reading the novellas so I could buy the hardback and read them for the first times -since they were originally ebooks. I couldn't get the ebooks only to have the physical copies. My OCD would have a hay day. I just have so many feelings for this series, and I will happily read every single thing Sarah comes out with. This review spans all five novellas: The Assassin and the Pirate Lord, The Assassin and the Healer, The Assassin and the Desert, The Assassin and the Underworld, and The Assassin and the Empire.


Publisher: Bloomsbury
Publish Date: March 4, 2014
Format: Hardback 
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Action and Adventure
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Synopsis:
Celaena Sardothien is Adarlan's most feared assassin. As part of the Assassin's Guild, her allegiance is to her master, Arobynn Hamel, yet Celaena listens to no one and trusts only her fellow killer-for-hire, Sam. In these action-packed novellas - together in one edition for the first time - Celaena embarks on five daring missions. They take her from remote islands to hostile deserts, where she fights to liberate slaves and seeks to avenge the tyrannous. But she is acting against Arobynn's orders and could suffer an unimaginable punishment for such treachery. Will Celaena ever be truly free? Explore the dark underworld of this kick-ass heroine to find out. (Goodreads)

Review: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Why I chose this book:

I had been wanting to read this book for a while, I just never got around to taking it off the shelves. I’m glad I finally did just before her sequel came out. This is a book that I recommend to near everyone. It has everything a fantasy lover could ever wish for.

Publisher: Bloomsbury
Publish Date: May 7, 2013
Format: Paperback 
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy 
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Review: Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas

Why I chose this book:

The day this book arrived on the shelves, I was at Barnes & Noble ready to take this book home with me. My anticipation was no match for the emotions this book wrought within me once I finished. When is the next one coming out?

Publisher: Bloomsbury
Publish Date: August 27, 2013
Format: Hardback 
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy 
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