A Review of 'A Court of Frost and Starlight' by Sarah J. Maas
"A Court of Frost and Starlight" is the latest addition to the "A Court of Thorns and Roses" series by Sarah J. Maas. The book was released on May 1st, 2018 and follows the lives of the inhabitants of the Night Court as they come to terms with the aftermath of the war and prepare for the arrival of a new king and queen.
The book begins with a prologue that sets the stage for the events to come. We see Feyre, the main protagonist, struggling to cope with the trauma she has endured during the war and her guilt over the death of her mate, Rhysand. The prologue is an emotionally charged scene that sets the tone for the rest of the book, and it's clear that the author has done a great job of bringing the characters to life and making the reader feel invested in their struggles.
The rest of the book is divided into short chapters, each of which focuses on a different character or group of characters. This allows the author to give a detailed and nuanced look at the various relationships between the characters, as well as their motivations and thoughts. The author also skillfully blends humor and lighthearted moments with darker, more serious themes, which keeps the reader engaged and invested in the story.
One of the standout characters in the book is Cassian, who plays a major role in the story. Cassian is a complex and well-developed character who is struggling with his own demons and guilt. He also has a great sense of humor, which is a refreshing change from some of the darker characters in the series. The author does a great job of making the reader care about Cassian and root for him.
Another notable aspect of the book is the world-building. The author has done an excellent job of creating a rich and detailed fantasy world, full of magic, politics, and court intrigue. The Night Court is an especially interesting setting, and the reader gets a sense of the rich history and culture of this world.
Overall, "A Court of Frost and Starlight" is a great addition to the "A Court of Thorns and Roses" series. The author has done an excellent job of creating a compelling and emotionally charged story that will keep the reader engaged and invested in the characters and the world. The pacing is tight and the plot moves along nicely, the author does a great job of adding complexity to each characters, making the reader to understand and feel their emotions. If you're a fan of the series, then you're sure to enjoy this book.
A Court of Frost and Starlight is a bridge novel between the bigger arcs of the series, is not a full-fleshed story on its own, but it's still an enjoyable reading for the fans of the series, it give a chance for the readers to catch up with their favourite characters and see what happens next in the Night Court and it's a good way to prepare