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Bring Me Their Hearts

(Bring Me Their Hearts #1)

4.07  ·  Rating details ·  7,593 ratings  ·  1,404 reviews
Zera is a Heartless – the immortal, unageing soldier of a witch. Bound to the witch Nightsinger ever since she saved her from the bandits who murdered her family, Zera longs for freedom from the woods they hide in. With her heart in a jar under Nightsinger’s control, she serves the witch unquestioningly.

Until Nightsinger asks Zera for a Prince’s heart in exchange for her o
Hardcover, 370 pages
Published June 5th 2018 by Entangled: Teen
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Sara Wolf YES!!! This book baby are triplets. I solemnly swear I won't make the absolutely brutal cliffhangers I usually do. ;)

EDIT: I GOOFED. There totally is…more
YES!!! This book baby are triplets. I solemnly swear I won't make the absolutely brutal cliffhangers I usually do. ;)

EDIT: I GOOFED. There totally is a cliffhanger, but it's a good one, I promise. (less)
Sara Wolf Hey there Cindy! This isn't a retelling of any fairytale - it's an entirely new YA Fantasy spun from the depths of my mind. <3…moreHey there Cindy! This isn't a retelling of any fairytale - it's an entirely new YA Fantasy spun from the depths of my mind. <3(less)

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chai ♡
OHHH TELL ME WHATCHA WANT WHATCH REALLY REALLY WANT (I'll tell ya what I want what I really really want) I wanna, I wanna, I wanna, I wanna, I wanna really really really wanna see a female lead who doesn't sacrifice everything for a half-baked romance with a man who has the personality of a soggy lettuce and with whom she had a total of 3 conversations.

I thought we all collectively agreed to leave that in 2017. Let her wrench his heart out, you cowards.
Jan 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2018-reads, arc, fantasy
Here, Sara, take my heart, it's yours.

Rips her heart out, gives it to the author, dies. Her ghost now returns to write this review and haunt Sara until the second instalment is out.

Sometimes you see a book, drool over the cover read the premise and know, in your blood and your bones, that you are going to love it. That you'll lose yourself in its pages, see what the characters see and feel what they feel, and that you won't rest until you savor the last sentence. That's the case with Bring Me T
C.G. Drews
Nov 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
This was an absolute delightful bucket of sass, witches and stabbing. And a few bloody tears and fantastic dresses along the way. Honestly it's just so much fun. And while I thought this was a standalone going in lmao no the ending basically pets you on the shoulder and then throws your feels off a cliff. So #nice. I'll just be sitting here on a tree stump crying for book 2.

+ So it's a bit like part twisted-fairy-tale and part your classic fantasy romp. You know how in all the old fairy tales th
Nenia ✨ I yeet my books back and forth ✨ Campbell

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DNF @ 50%

When I was in high school, I was really into Inuyasha - to the point where I would actually seek out fanfiction for it, because the manga was not enough and I wasn't really allowed to watch that much TV growing up. One of my favorite characters in the series (apart from Seshoumaru and Naraku, because villains) was the witch, Kagura, who was a servant of Naraku and rode around on a giant feather. She hated Naraku, but he had her
Jun 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
Don’t y’all just love it when an anticipating release blows you away?? I don’t even know what kind of expectations I had but this story skyrocketed past all of them!! It even gave me a new favourite MC you guys I LOVE HER . This chick has such a unique personality, it was such a nice change from the classic YA damsel in distress heroine - Zera is sarcastic af and I love her ability to make light of such dark situations lmao can she teach me her witty ways please?? AND she’s badass from the sta ...more
Helena Paris
DNF at 22% ...

I’m sorry, but I just cannot with this girl’s incessant sarcasm anymore! There is a time and place for it, not all day everyday. It doesn’t make her seem more intelligent. Rather, she comes off as incredibly immature.

Yet another case of not judging a book by its cover!
Laura Thalassa
"I haven't seen more than the prince's booted toes, and I already know he's useless." 😂😂😂

Love Sara Wolf's writing. Also, blood-hungry main characters are so my jam.
Aimee ♥ | Aimee, Always

TBH, I thought I'd DNFed this one, until I checked my Kindle app and saw that I did, in fact, reach the 100% mark. That's how much this book annoyed me.

It was just your typical YA fantasy--and tried too hard to be that, if you ask me. The heroine Zera constantly made these not-really-funny side comments and comebacks that did NOT appeal to me. And why does the voice of the "hunger" have to be WriTtEn liKE tHiS?! IS IT A MEME!? So yeah, the writing and characterization obviously didn't do anythin
Wendy Higgins
OMG. Listen. I don't BS when it comes to books/reviews. I say what I like, and I loved this book HARD. I also rarely read sequels these days - there are just so many series and so little time - but I need book 2 for this one. And I need to meet this fellow author.
So, so good, you guys.
Apr 30, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: netgalley
Bring Me Their Hearts by Sara Wolf is a young adult fantasy read that from the moment I saw the cover I began a stalking campaign to get my hands on this book. Thankfully this one turned into one of the times that the story lives up to the beautiful cover and I didn't regret my obsession with getting a copy.

What Sara Wolf has done with this story is taken a new twist on a zombie like character. Zera is what is known as a Heartless.  When Zera's family was killed by Heartless a witch, Nightsinger
Jessi ♥️ H. Vojsk
Jan 01, 2020 rated it really liked it
Fight with everything you have,
everything you are.
Everything that is left of you--battle with it.
Fight by the moonlight, the starlight,
whatever faded hope you can find at any moment--cling to it.
Embrace the smallest of lights, and never stop fighting.

Story 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Many people say they have no heart.
They’re heartless, merciless.
But most of the times they’re not.
They have a heart, they just try to hide it.
But Zera really has no heart.
She’s a heartless, created by a witch, reborn to serve.
Rereading for the third time so I can read the last book! I cannot believe one of my favorite series is finally over. ALSO 5/5 stars read for me this time I devoured it, (who is surprised though I mean it IS one of my faves for a reason)

Reading Vlog:

Rereading it the second time around and I really did enjoy it but don't know if I loved it like when I first read it.

4.5/5 stars

Jul 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
THIS IS SOO GOOD OMG I LOVE IT I WOULD DIE FOR THE ZERA IM CRYING GIVE ME THE SECOND BOOK nfhfjfjd i guess the end was the huge plot twist of this book BUT being the smartass i am *le flip hair* saw it coming. So yeah, kids. Being smart does have its inconveniences.
Melanie A. *mostly on hiatus*
Sep 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Melanie by: Roobie
I want the whole of my humanity, and the cost is his.
Loved it! With a kick-ass, sarcastic heroine who's faced with an impossible choice, how could I not?!

I rarely read YA these days, but there was a time when it was all I read. And Bring Me Their Hearts reminded me why that was so.

Plot: Basically, hatred still burns between humans and witches after a long and bloody war during the previous generation.

Neither side shows very many redeeming qualities.
Fear turns th
Rachel E. Carter
Jul 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: have-paperback
HOLY HELL, THIS BOOK WAS GLORIOUS. Everything I wanted in a YA fantasy. Now I'm just depressed I have to wait for the rest of the series (I thought it was a standalone when I picked it up), but even so, the wait will totally be worth it. I DNF'd one of this author's contemporary romances and now I think I should go back and give the book another shot in case I was just in the wrong mindset to give it a fair chance, but in any case Sara is now an autobuy for me for any of her upcoming YA fantasie ...more
Oct 08, 2020 rated it liked it
I definitely saw that twist coming 😅
Beatrice in Bookland
Jul 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
“Fate has never once shied away from the opportunity to take a massive shit on my life.”


This book was such a surprise. I had zero expectations but as soon as I started reading I knew this was going to be a good one.
I think the most amazing part of the book is the protagonist, Zera. She's a heartless, her heart is literally in a jar. She was 'saved' by a witch, Nightsinger, when she was on the brink of death but not having a heart means having to eat raw meat in order to remain sane, obey
Yesy (The Book Vagrant)




Cindy ✩☽♔
Dec 16, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy
OMG, this was amazing!!!

*Review to Come*
Wren (fablesandwren)
Nov 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
UmMmMmMmMmMmMmMm..... has anyone read that blurb because it sounds like something out f a fairytale and I’m talking like Grimm Fairytales where everyone dies and no one ends up happy.

Where do I sign up?
Jen ♥Star-Crossed Book Blog♥
***4.5/5 Stars***

Bring Me Their Hearts was absolutely spellbinding and will stay with me for a long time to come. With an intriguing story and witty characters, I found myself quickly flying through the pages. Especially since I always had that feeling that I had to know what happened next. So if you enjoy YA Fantasies that are filled with banter, mystery, romance, political intrigue and darkness, then you definitely have to give this book a try!
It's a small mercy that my lie is also a t
5 stars

I am no flower to be ravaged at your whim, angry wolf-I am your hunter, bow cocked and ready. I am a Heartless, one of the creatures your people fled from in terror.

If you were smart, you'd star running, too.

"Thank you for having me here today."

Thank you, and I'm sorry.
As sorry as a monster can be.

It's the books I don't expect to like that I end up loving.
This was great! Can't wait for the next one.
Zera Y'shennrias eligible maiden from old money. Her family still worship the old gods and the noble people have turned their back on them. This is Zera's cover story. She has a mission, one goal to steal the Prince's heart. How romantic! No wait I mean actually steal his heart.

Prince Lucien d'Malvane, Archduke of Tollmount-Kilstead, fireborn, the Black Eagle. A prince with too many names but the most important one is the secret one. He has had numerous spring bride offerings but Prince Lucien'
☆ Anneli ☆
Dec 01, 2020 rated it really liked it
Bring Me Their Hearts

What a magical, twisted tale...
This book was unexpectedly captivating! I absolutely loved the level of pettiness and wittiness, as stated before, from the main character Zera. Unfortunately, I was not as interested in the love interest, though I blame it all on Zera stealing the spotlight.
On the topic of Lucien, he kind of irked me...
A prince willing the marry out of love so she could become "queen", but the other person doesn't feel the same way. This just didn't
Mogsy (MMOGC)
4.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum

Bring Me Their Hearts by Sara Wolf was so much fun—much more fun than its grisly premise would lead you to believe. The book stars Zera, who was murdered in a brutal bandit attack when she was just sixteen years old, but was then “saved” when the witch Nightsinger resurrected her by carving out her heart, keeping the organ safe in a magical jar. Now Zera has become a Heartless—immortal, un-ageing, and unkillable by any e
Carole (Carole's Random Life)
This review can also be found at Carole's Random Life in Books.

I loved this book! Before I get started with my review, can we all just take a minute to appreciate the beauty of this book's cover? I mean, I don't know how you don't want to pick up a book with a cover like that. I have had this book for about a year and a half. I received it as an unsolicited review copy that I just couldn't get to even though I really did want to read it. I have almost started to read it several times since it sh
I’m literally sitting here holding my chest, slowly dying at the realization that I have to wait for book 2. This book was everything I hoped it would be and more. That ending....AH!

full review to come closer to release date...
That was so good. I don't know if it's because of the dry spell that I've had or the book itself was actually really good, but damn. I haven't gotten cold sweat in years from reading.

To break it down, we got a girl without a heart (a physical beating heart) and she's tasked to take the prince's heart (his physical beating heart). In return, she'll get hers back.

I cannot even express how much I fell in love with the cast and the characters for this novel. By all things good, the characters were p
Jan 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
this book is literally amazing! full review to come.
I love Sara Wolf's Young Adult Contemporary "Lovely Vicious Series". I didn’t think Wolf could top herself as an awesome storyteller after the Vicious Series, but then she goes and gives us a Young Adult Fantasy that is totally out-of this-world. Amazing world building, witches, a heartless immortal soldier, a rebellious prince, and fantastic creatures—it has it all. But—yes, there’s a but—Wolf is killing me with her keep us readers dangling by our fingertips cliffhangers. I didn't think Wolf co ...more
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Sara Wolf is a twenty-something author who adores baking, screaming at her cats, and screaming at herself while she types hilarious things. When she was a kid, she was too busy eating dirt to write her first terrible book. Twenty years later, she picked up a keyboard and started mashing her fists on it and created the monster known as the Lovely Vicious series. She lives in Portland, Oregon where ...more

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