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A Court of Thorns and Roses Review

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Source: Goodreads.com

Sarah J. Maas’s novel, A Court of Thorns and Roses, is a fantasy retelling of Beauty and the Beast. The world is divided by an ancient treaty into two sections: human and fae.  There is a magic wall that divides the realms.  Feyre and her family live along that wall.  They lost all their wealth, and rely solely on Feyre for survival.  Feyre is out hunting when she kills what turns out to be a high fae, disguised as a wolf.  That night a fae in beast form, Tamlin, comes to her house and demands her life for his friend’s.  Feyre finds herself living in the luxurious fae Spring Court where she will have to live out her days, but all is not as it seems.  Everyone at the estate has a masquerade mask on, which Feyre learns is a symptom of a much more serious problem, that she might be the answer to. Continue reading A Court of Thorns and Roses Review