Waiting on Wednesday – The Cruel Prince

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Jill of Breaking the Spine

26032825.jpgOf course I want to be like them. They’re beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever.

And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when I look at him, I can hardly breathe.

Jude was seven years old when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son of the High King.

To win a place at the Court, she must defy him–and face the consequences.

In doing so, she becomes embroiled in palace intrigues and deceptions, discovering her own capacity for bloodshed. But as civil war threatens to drown the Courts of Faerie in violence, Jude will need to risk her life in a dangerous alliance to save her sisters, and Faerie itself.

Okay so maybe I like Fae a little bit. Confession time: I’ve never read a Holly Black book but this one is too good to pass up.

I’m always up for a really well done minimalistic cover

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Murder and stolen sisters?

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Dangerous alliance? With who?

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This sounds very much like a love triangle brewing

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What do you think? Have you read any of Holly Black?

 

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