Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Teaser Tuesday: A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Books And A Beat.
To play along just do the following:
  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas.

A Court of Mist and Fury –
Bloomsbury Children’s Books

I love my people, and my family. Do not think I wouldn’t become a monster to keep them protected.
— Chapter 17

He thinks he’ll be remembered as the villain in the story. But I forgot to tell him that the villain is usually the person who locks up the maiden and throws away the key.
— Chapter 43

It is usually due to one of two reasons why I can’t or won’t talk too much about a book’s content: Either it didn’t click for me or I loved it entirely too much and I don’t want anyone to be spoilt the chance to read and love it for the first time. The latter is completely true for this book, multiplied by the fact that I also don’t want to spoil anything about the first equally amazing book in the trilogy.
Maybe some reading observations: I was suspecting (hoping or praying really) at the end of book one that something might be afoot and even though that became obvious pretty quickly I was still invested in how and when it would happen. And the way there was such a delight to read with wonderful storytelling and perfectly executed plot manoeuvres. I haven’t giggle-snorted at a book for quite a while. And it has been even longer that I threw my book down at some point and started weeping like there was no tomorrow because it really hurt so bad. I know that at the end of book two in a trilogy not all can be well, but that twist completely wrecked me and if that had been a cliffhanger I don’t know what would have happened. I don’t think that I’d have survived the wait with my heart intact.
So if you’re into anything fae or retellings or amazing love tales... or just into honest to goodness epically well-crafted stories and haven’t heard of or read A Court of Thorns and Roses (Book one) or Sarah’s equally magnificent Throne of Glass series, I urge you to drop everything and “get thee to a bookish place of your choice”.

A little Shakespeare allusion hasn’t ever hurt anyone, right? Not like being so enchanted by a book that you more than suffered with the characters. What is the last book that has made you feel like the floor had been ripped out right under your feet? Share them along with your teasers in the comments.


Anonymous said...

I KEEP hearing great things about this author and I MUST get down to reading her work! Thank you for a great TT and your thoughts about it. This is my offering

abookaddict said...

I liked Maas' Throne of Glass series the best! My teaser this week is from a urban fantasy by Lisa Shearin: http://abookaddictsview.blogspot.com/2016/05/teaser-tuesday_10.html

Kathy Martin said...

This one is on my TBR mountain. I hope to get to it soon. My YA teaser this comes from Spark by Holly Schindler. Happy reading!

Ms. M. said...

Sounds like a fun read. Here's my TT: http://wp.me/p4DMf0-1g2

Sherry Fundin said...

I have yet to read any of her work, but I keep hearing good things about her.
sherry @ fundinmental My TT

Anonymous said...

LoL Funny!

mine: https://storytreasury.wordpress.com/2016/05/09/teaser-tuesday-daring-by-elliott-james/

Laura Thomas said...

I like both but that first one sure rings true for me. I can mess with my family and friends, but woe to someone else doing it!

Here's my TT

Tevya Mil said...

I've heard great things about this book! New follower to your blog - I love the layout!
Reading Lark After Dark's Teaser

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