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The Cruel Prince Featured
Young Adult Fiction 893
What a way to start off 2018!
Overall rating 
 
5.0
Plot 
 
5.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
5.0
Holly Black's writing is one of those that stick with you even after you've finished the book. Jude is a mortal living in the world of faeries and she feels powerless compared to them. To gain power, she must work hard and strive to be the best she can.

Keeping focused can be hard when you have someone like Prince Cardan and his friends making your life a living hell. But Jude uses their bullying as fuel for her fire. It makes her train harder so she can best them one day.

When a new High King is to be crowned, things start changing for Jude. They start looking up. But bloodshed is a hard thing to avoid when more than one person wants the crown.


Final Verdict: I really loved Holly Black's dark and enthralling writing. I would recommend this to fans of Sarah J. Maas, Fae, and fantasy. There wasn't as much romance as I was hoping for and the ending hurt my heart, but it makes me eager for the next one.
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