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A Court of Frost and Starlight

(A Court of Thorns and Roses #3.1)

3.88  ·  Rating details ·  132,757 ratings  ·  14,892 reviews
The Winter Solstice. In a week. I was still new enough to being High Lady that I had no idea what my formal role was to be. If we'd have a High Priestess do some odious ceremony, as lanthe had done the year before. A year. Gods, nearly a year since Rhys had called in his bargain, desperate to get me away from the poison of the Spring Court to save me from my despair. Had h ...more
Kindle Edition, 272 pages
Published May 1st 2018 by Bloomsbury YA
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Hardcore SJM fans need not engage, kindly move along without reading this review.

Me after finishing the book:

So let’s start by saying this book was almost entirely useless. Things this book has:

• lots of walking around Velaris
• shopping for presents
• lots of bad innuendos
• me physically rolling my eyes every two pages
• way too much internal monologue about who had fucked whom, where and in which position
• one really long and really cringy
destiny ♡⚔♡ [howling libraries]
#1 A Court of Thorns and Roses ★★★★★
#2 A Court of Mist and Fury ★★★★★
#3 A Court of Wings and Ruin ★★★★★
#3.5 A Court of Frost and Starlight ★★★★★

First of all, let me just express my total devastation that an entire year of counting down the days until this book’s release is gone in two and a half hours of reading. I mean, I knew it was only going to be a novella, but… *sobs quietly* I didn’t expect it to go by THAT fast! This amazing little series has pulled me through some really dark times and
Chelsea Humphrey
Nov 15, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Chelsea by: Noelle Holmes
Ok, it's time for an unpopular opinion. I'm sure I'll get nasty-grammed all the way until next year for this but..... I didn't enjoy this. Not in the slightest. Granted, this is all opinion based; there's nothing inherently wrong with this book, I just found myself bored from beginning to end. In fact, I felt like the chapter excerpt for book #4 in the back had more to offer than this entire "novella" provided in 220+ pages. If you loved this one, I truly am happy for you, but I felt the need t ...more
Whitney Atkinson
we were all played like a violin in investing in this book. It’s $18 for lazy, messy fanfiction. This is 200+ pages of complete emptiness. There’s no purpose to any of this other than a money grab and longwinded, unnecessary epilogue to the original trilogy.

This literally reads like someone from Tumblr wanted a scene with all the ACOTAR characters having christmas together so sarah whipped out her laptop. There was no substance or set-up to a new series at all. 90% of this book—and I wish I was
Beatrice in Bookland
"To family old and new. Let the Solstice festivities begin."

1) A court of thorns and roses ★★★★☆
2) A court of mist and fury ★★★★★
2) A court of wings and ruin ★★★★★

A perfect, fluffy and heart-warming novella, from the first to the last page.

A court of frost and starlight focuses once more on Feyre and Rhysand and I couldn't be happier about it. I know many people weren't happy about getting another book about them but they still hold a special place in my heart so a new whole canon book about the
chai ♡
Jan 30, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2018, fiction

you would rather read about Mor accepting herself entirely and unconditionally and growing comfortable in her sexuality; Nesta finding her way towards healing and self love and getting her revenge on the queens; Elain focusing on her personal growth and learning to healthily cope with being Fae and slowly getting used to her new found abilities.........instead of yet another uninspired, drab, unnecessary smut scene between Feyre and Rhysand


Nov 15, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018, owned
Rhys: Mate. My Mate.

Me: *retches*
Cindy Pham
Dec 31, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This book was pointless but okay.
Virginia Ronan ♥ Herondale ♥
”Mother above and Cauldron save me.”

Yep, that’s exactly what I thought when I read another one of Feyre and Rhy’s naughty scenes! The words might have been the same; my thoughts came with an eye roll instead of pleasure though. As did a lot of other things while I read this novella. Don’t get me wrong, I still enjoyed almost every second of this and it was really nice to spend some time with all those characters again BUT (yes, it’s a big but) there were a lot of things that didn’t sit well with
Miranda Reads
May 08, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ya-series
*cue the undiluted screams of joy*
Okay. Okay. I will try to be objective about this one but I just finished ACOWAR and I am still riding that emotional high.

To summarize: for a companion novel - not bad at all. It's full of cotton-candy fluff, and I devoured every single bite.

Now, this one was a bit heavy on the smut and a bit light on the Nessian but it definitely had all the right feels in all the right places.
Stars flickered around us, sweet darkness sweeping in. As if we were
Aug 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: i-fell-in-love
Rereading this again filled me up with all kinds of warmth and goodness.


That motherfuckin wall scene!


Chapter 22 is officially my new favourite chapter after Chapter 55.

I mean, what are words at this point when it comes to Sarah J Maas's books?! She's my favourite author. Her books have brought about this sense of utter calm and happiness within me every time I read them.

This novella was everything we needed to potentially see the direction the other books will go in. And boy, am I
V. A Court of Wings and Ruin is NEW ADULT/EROTICA but Goodreads editors won't tell you to include it in the choice awards
One more time I want to warn readers, teachers and parents that this series isn't YOUNG ADULT. Distrust any booktuber, Goodreads reviewer/editor, and "prestigious" site that tells you otherwise.

If you are a teacher or librarian Distrust the information on the genre and recommended age that comes from the publisher Bloomsburry Children's. Also distrust Kirkus reviews, Booktubers and book bloggers who say this is Young adult, Common sense media and The Goodreads choice awards for Young adult. For
Melissa ♥ Dog/Wolf Lover ♥ Martin
Update 5/11/18OMG! This is exactly what I needed today after my stressful appointment with my Radiology Oncologist. CLICK THE LINK BELOW THE PICTURE TO SEE THE UNBOXING!

Inside The Box

I can't believe it's here and gone! It's hard to read a little novella from Sarah but knowing there are more books in this series coming makes me both happy and scared. I don't want to see any of my loves die so I'm hoping for the best.

This book was everything a novella should be, I got to fall in love with my ch
miss is just throwing together some random nouns for her titles now
Nadhira Satria
I hate Rhys. I really hate him. And Feyre too.
WHO THE FUCK FUCKS IN MIDAIR AND WHO THE FUCK CLIMAXES AFTER SEEING AN IMAGE OF HIS CHILD??? The treatment of literally almost everyone (especially Rhys) towards Nesta made me so fucking A N G R Y. I hate this book it's just a bunch of smut and fluff. How the hell did this get published?

Real excerpt from the book:

My mate rammed into me with his omg holy shit what a considerable length and roared "you're mine" yas omg let me stroke your wings da

1.) A Court of Thorns and Roses ★★★★
2.) A Court of Mist and Fury ★★★★★
3.) A Court of Wings and Ruin ★★★

“The first snow of winter had begun whipping through Velaris...”

A Court of Frost and Starlight starts out a few months after the events of A Court of Wings and Ruin, and Feyre, Rhysand, and the Inner Circle are preparing for the Winter Solstice. The entire gang is also suffering in their own ways with the trauma they are enduring from the events of the war.

“But it had been
May 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a great catch with the main heroes of the series. The last book was an all out epic, this one though a lot shorter is still filed with SJM’s great story telling and character development.

So far I have seen all these characters in the worst possible situations and facing incredible odds. Making great sacrifices and the legendary lengths they would go through to achieve their goals and protect those they love. Now when they have “won”, the work of rebuilding, forgiveness and moving on from
Aug 01, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
3/5 Stars ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️
“Stars flickered around us, sweet darkness sweeping in. As if we were the only souls in a galaxy.”

I'm sorry. I'm so fucking sorry. THIS BOOK FUCKING KILLED ME WITH BOREDOM. I swear to God, I'm dead now. My ghost is writing this review. I'm fucking dead because this book had no point in even existing. This book isn't even filler. It's nothing. I can't even describe it. This book was SUPPOSED to be the bridge between the old series and the new series. But like??? This book was j
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if you're a sjm fan pls don't interact,, just skip this review,, nothing to see here

pls read sil's review bc she snapped real nice

word count:
mate: 66
male: 59
... : 133
the amount of pages: 224

the amount of sex scenes: 1.5 and shit ton of flashbacks because we're 900 years and horny like teenagers
the amount of genitals spotted: 0. zero. zilch. zip. nada. nothing. there was a movie or a tv show (i cant remember what exactly it was OTL) where one character tried to teach the other character to say "p
Val ⚓️ Shameless Non-Snowflake ⚓️
3.5 Stars

So...I'm not in a reviewing mood at ALL; but I figured I better lay something down here before I completely forget any thoughts I have about this book and my experience reading it.

I had a hard time rating this.

Because, well, it just didn't blow my mind.

That said.

While I didn't love it...
While I didn't really, really, really like it per se...
I did appreciate it.

And here's why.

Prior to receiving my copy in the mail and, obviously, reading the book, I received Maas' subscriber newslet
Jun 22, 2018 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
If I ever, ever have to scrape my eyes over another bloated grody sex scene between Feyre and Rhysand, I'll just save SJM a job and poke knitting needles through my corneas. But it's not like that was the worst part! Oh, no!

Here's a quick blow-by-blow of this book's very worst offences:

- Rhysand is a "feminist" if "feminist" means "treat my wife like an orgasm dispenser"
- the Night Court back at it again on their high horse
- Tamlin's growth at the end of ACOWAR has been sucked away to the sept
Apr 17, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy
Real Rating: 2.5

This book made me realize that I am more interested in the characters that are not in the inner circle like Lucien, Tamlin, Viviane, Kallias and even Eris (I’m really intrigued by him). Anytime those people were mentioned, my interest in the book rose. Unfortunately, since they are indeed not part of the inner circle, their presence in this was either non-existent or minuscule.

This book was said to bridge the gap between what happened in previous books and the next ones. I som
Nov 14, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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4.25/5 ⭐

I honestly don't care what other people say, I didn't have any expectations to be blown away by this.
After the whole emotional roller coaster of the first three books of the series, this was exactly what I needed: a loooong epilogue, showing me my precious babies being safe and happy and surrounded by love and warmth.
SJM served me some good fluff and I gulped it down like it was the drink of the gods.
There's no room to argue how benefic this novella was for my peace of mind.
I loved it
FINALLY!!We have a cover! It's absolutely beautiful <3

I can't wait until May :(
Aug 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 5-stars, favorites
3.5 Stars

I don't really know what to say about this? Did I love it? No. Did I like it? yes... it's just difficult, because I knew coming into this that it was a Novella, but I kind of expected more. For the first 50% it was okay, I felt slightly bored by it at the same time.

We see how the group are dealing with things after the war, and what may come in future books and what they're planning. But like I said, I was bored. Some parts made me go really, and then eye roll so much. I just think tha
Jan 29, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition

ACOBAR - A Court of Boredom and Repetition

Yep, that’s what I’m going with.

2.5 stars

This was...painful. Painful, because I’ve been SO obsessed with this series and beyond excited for this novella and somehow I just ended up feeling immensely bored and underwhelmed. Sure, seeing those characters again was nice and there were some cute scenes but half of what happened in this book was a repetition of past events. You might say, what did you expect? This was just supposed to bridge the gap between t
Cardan Greenbriar



FUCKING ALL THE WAY ❄ no kidding










alana ♡
Aug 15, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy, new-adult


I really did enjoy this BUT I cannot justify a five star review for this because I mean WHERE WAS THE PLOT?!

I was happy to be back with my favs but this is literally 200+ pages of shopping, painting, Rhys & Feyre making one decision, and talking. AND THAT'S IT.

Let me rant first and then I'll tell you what I loved, okay? This was supposed to be the bridge between ACOWAR and the spin-off novels, but it wasn't because by the end of this story nothing happened for anything to
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Sarah J. Maas is the #1 New York Times and internationally bestselling author of the Crescent City, A Court of Thorns and Roses, and the Throne of Glass series. Her books have sold more than twelve million copies and are published in thirty-seven languages. A New York native, Sarah lives in Philadelphia with her husband, son, and dog. To find out more, visit or follow @therealsjmaas ...more

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