A Court of Frost and Starlight

A Court of Frost and Starlight

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"As Feyre navigates her first Winter Solstice as High Lady, she finds that those dearest to her have more wounds than she anticipated--scars that will have far-reaching impact on the future of their Court"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, ©2018.
ISBN: 9781681196312
Characteristics: 229 pages :,map ;,25 cm

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AwesomeNadja
Aug 16, 2018

I didn't realize the book was a novella but I loved it all the same. I was honestly a little worried that Sara J. Maas was going to stretch a series that had already "ended", but this little book was a perfect addition that gave us a look into their normal lives when they weren't stopping doomsday or a world war. It made me nostalgic because of all the references from the previous books and the ending was so happy it made me cry! I recommend this book to everyone who has read the series or is a fan of Sara J. Maas.

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Linyarai
Jul 09, 2018

I read this for the "a book with a 6-word title" part of my 2018 reading challenge. I loved it, it's a perfect continuation of the series.

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Fa613
Jun 20, 2018

This book is strongly reminiscent to the Christmas specials found in popular TV shows. Not particularly plot driven or character building, but refreshing and well written all the same.

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Doobie2_0
Jun 16, 2018

I really enjoyed this book and all of the series. Keep up the good work.

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Nymeria23
Jun 14, 2018

Another addition to this amazing series- it pulled me right back in and just gave me so much enjoyment reading it. Half of me wishes more had happened but the other half is just happy to read about the characters trying to settle into this life.

It was a good book and I was satisfied while reading it

DBRL_BriannaD Jun 08, 2018

I suppose I didn't realize that this was a novella going in. I was a little disappointed when I picked up this rather slim book, but only because I wanted more! This is a refreshing look into the Winter Solstice at the Night Court, as the characters focus on rebuilding after the war--physically and emotionally. Very little happens plot-wise, but Maas does set some story lines up for the future. Her writing is satisfying as ever, and this book renewed my interest in the characters and world. Though I've gotta say, Maas reaaally overuses the phrase "by way of greeting." Seriously. Come up with something else! All in all, the book is well worth your time--especially since it's such a quick read!

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sandyblan00
Jun 06, 2018

Similar to TV shows like Downton Abby, this is the Christmas special book to the Court of Thorns and Roses series. Set at Winter Soltice with celebration and gift giving, we are sent back to check on our heroes, heroines, villians, and others to see how they are faring. That's about it. No action, no drama, and maybe a plot. Basically, a filler to the next book. Nice, but not exciting.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
May 23, 2018

I don’t understand why this novella exists. Any work of fiction, from short story to epic, needs a beginning, middle and end. A Court of Frost and Starlight fails to have even the basic structure that would render it a complete story. There’s no climax, no central conflict, barely even a semblance of non-superfluous character development. A few inconsequential conversations are had, Sarah trots out her usual litany of empty platitudes, and then the novella ends. If there’s a silver lining to A Court of Frost and Starlight, it’s that the whole thing is “only” 200-odd pages. That’s 200 pages in which essentially nothing happens but seeing as Sarah gets wordier and wordier with every publication, you know it could get even more mind-numbingly boring than it already is. With the rapid pace at which Maas is churning out at least two huge novels a year, it’s not surprising that editing has been completely tossed out the window. Overall, this book was horrible, and a waste of time. I highly recommend skipping this book altogether since it does nothing for the plot. Rating – 1/5.
- @Average_Bookworm of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

What. A. Story. I truly love her writing and am never disappointed. Here, we have a novella/bridge of sorts, between the three "A court of" books and the next three to come. I was hooked from the first page and left enthralled at the last, where it ended with the heartbreaking excerpt for the next book. It saddens me to see that Feyre and Rhysand's story has come to an end, but it is one that I am deeply content with. I do have to say, this is very "fan-fiction-y" for all the fans out there, so read on, but tread with care! To all the dreamers out there - this is only the beginning. 5/5 stars
- @Siri of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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JHope24601
May 22, 2018

I absolutely loved this book! While it is a novella and far shorter than the previous books, I still found it completely enjoyable. I loved being able to see the Inner Circle interact together (especially under far less stress than the previous books). The book doesn't necessarily add anything plot wise but it does add some small details that Sarah may pursue in the next series. Overall I found this a quick, fun, and enjoyable read and highly recommend fans of the ACOTAR series pick up and read.

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Jul 09, 2018

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Jun 15, 2018

Sexual Content: I would recommend that younger teens not read this book/series due to the sexual content in it/them.

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