This book chat will be different because I have a ton to say and at some point I am going to add some spoilers. I will warn you when you get to that part. If you like the spoilers added let me know and I will try to do more in depth book chats from now on!
I went all out for my reading experience, I made an essential oil blend to diffuse while I read. I found a sweet citrusy blend on Pinterest that consisted of 3 drops of Grapefruit 2 drops of Orange and 1 drop of Lime and 1 drop of Jasmine. It was perfect to have diffusing while your reading this book. Made me feel like I was at The Night Court. 😉
|My Non-Spoiler Thoughts|
So first off, my mind is blown. All the feelings I had with A Court Of Thorns and Roses went right out the window. I freakin loved book 2. Sometimes I find it hard to fall in love with second books in series but this one I had no problems. In fact I loved A Court Of Mist And Fury by Sarah J. Maas more. I got the same feeling as I did when I read Six Of Crows. I adored it. I had my frustrations of course.
I found myself loving the character development I saw in Feyre. I felt she became more of her own person in this book, and not the same girl we went in the woods in A Court Of Thorns And Roses. Which is good because she literally went through hell to save the one she loved. There was no way she was going to be the same.
My feelings for Tamlin and The Spring Court changed. Everything I thought I was for changed very quickly. I love books that do that. I made I total 180 turn in my thoughts as truth was revealed and my eyes were open to the things I was blind to in the first book.
I easily gave this book 5 Stars on Goodreads. I recommend this book, but as a warning for those who may not like adult content, there is adult content.
I am now going to get into some spoilers so, if you have not read A Court Of Mist And Fury now is your chance to go and read it and then come back so we can actually chat about this book!
|MY THOUGHTS(SPOILER EDITION)|
Okay, I am going to break my spoiler thoughts down by characters so that way it’s not too long. There is a lot more to the book then this, but these are just the thoughts that I really wanted to talk about.
So Feyre goes Under The Mountain as a fiery human girl with only love given her the strength to save the man she loves from the evil Amarantha. Is beaten, bruised , tortured made to do three trials. Spending months in what had to have been hell itself, dies and is brought back. She walks out from Under The Mountain as High Fae. So there was no way she was going to come out of that the same person.
I loved how there was focus on the fact she was suffering from PTSD. Having horrible nightmares, she felt guilt and she felt alone. The one person who should have tried to be more understanding, had made things worse.
I felt so bad for her, because I can’t imagine going through all of that, only to feel like your being imprisoned and abandoned.
I loved seeing her take her destiny into her own hands and make some hard choices. She looked at what her life was becoming and the way she was being treated and she said no. She wanted to get to know who she was now that she was high fae. She didn’t want to sit there and just do nothing. I loved seeing her become a strong independent female.
I’ll be honest. I was heart broken that Tamlin was so selfish and blind. She risks everything, and he did nothing to help her. All he did was lock her up and wouldn’t even acknowledge that 1. She was struggling. 2. She had powers and needed to actually learn how to use them. He was so controlling. now that I look back at A Court Of Thorns And Roses, I can see how he was always liked that. It is what I would have imagined if Belle had married Gaston.
Then because she realized that she wasn’t in love with him and knew she could never go back, he went to the enemy and used the situation to trap her. Ugh. I am not a fan of Tamlin. I can’t help but be so irritated with him.
I didn’t know what to think of Rhys at first. There moments while Under The Mountain that I thought he was a jerk. Only to find out that he knew Feyre was his mate the entire time. Everything he did was for his people, the city he gave everything to protect, and I fell in love with his dark, brooding character. He was complex and I just loved him. As he explains everything he has done, I was hooked. He didn’t force himself on Feyre, he didn’t lock her up, he let her be herself. He didn’t coddle her either. he made her learn to read and write, taught her to control the powers that she had. All the time never letting her know that he loved her till she was feeling the same.
My heart was crushed when I thought their bond was destroyed. Only to find that it was the bargain that was destroyed not the mate bond. He made her his equal before the mission because they both knew what may happen. He made her his Queen. Not his pet to keep in a box looking pretty. I also listened to Meghan Trainor’s Kindly Calm Me Down while I read the sweet moments between Feyre and Rhys.
I loved Cassian, Mor, Armen and Azriel. I just love how beautiful The Night Court is. Also can we also appreciate the fact that Rhys doesn’t have some earthy, woodsy scent like what seems to be what every YA male seems to smell like. He had citrusy scent and a hint of jasmine and I felt like I was transported right over to Velaris.
I am so looking forward to see Feyre make a come back on Tamlin in book 3. If you have read ACOMAF what were your thoughts?
Till Next time