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Feast of Sparks

(Thornchapel #2)

4.21  ·  Rating details ·  627 ratings  ·  313 reviews
I’m an outcast and a loner, named for death itself. Fate wasn’t supposed to have plans for me.

But then she came back—the girl I once kissed in a thorn-covered chapel in the woods. She came back, and I could no more resist her than I could pry out my own heart. And by some trick of fate, she wants me as much as I want her. The only problem? She also wants the man who owns T
Kindle Edition, 408 pages
Published August 1st 2019
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Alex ✰ Comets and Comments ✰
“If I could rearrange the world for you, I would,” he says. “I’d rearrange everything.”



Stepping into Thornchapel is like being blindfolded on a rollercoaster. You never know when your inching up and nearing the edge... and then all of a sudden your stomach drops, your heart is light and you're descending at rapid speed. Then, everything seems fine but you really have no idea what else is in store for you.


Feast of Sparks
It's hard not to call this series captivating... Akin t
1.) A Lesson in Thorns ★★★★

“I am the girl who kneels at night. I am the bride of thorns.”

Alright, first off, I still completely recommend A Lesson in Thorns, and it is still one of my favorite romances of the year. I just believe with my whole heart that you should pretend it is a standalone, because Feast of Sparks was a complete mess. From unprotected sex, with multiple partners back to back, to questionable flashbacks to boys who are only sixteen, to Dom/sub relationships that felt a lot
Chelsea (chelseadolling reads)
SCREAMS OVER THE LAST 10% FOREVER. I have NO IDEA how to rate this but I am pretty sure I hated it rjendueijEHWIDNFJOFN. Insert tyra WE WERE ALL ROOTING FOR YOU gif bc I am TIRED. That ending was awful. AWFUL.

Buddy read with Melanie, Jane, & Madalyn!
since y'all apparently lack basic reading comprehension: i literally stated that i hated the ending and my high rating is for the first 80%. the people subtweeting me and saying i apparently support incest need to grow the fuck up and stop acting like children. thanks

review can also be found on my blog

Thank you to the author for kindly providing me with an ARC in exchange for an honest review!

In a similar fashion to Simone's New Camelot trilogy, the sequel to an already wild, unconventiona
Madalyn (Novel Ink)
Aug 02, 2019 rated it did not like it
Shelves: 2019
1.5 stars??? even though that .5 feels generous given how much I loathe the ending???

oh man, this was.... so bad
5 Bride of Thorns Stars ⭐

Feast of Sparks picks up immediately from where A Lesson in Thorns dramatically ended. With a discovery that left Poe devastated and an explosion of emotions between herself and her eventual lovers St Sebastian and Auden this book was breathtaking from the first page.

"If I could rearrange the world for you, I would,” he says. “I’d rearrange everything."

This is a complicated love story about three people that need each other more then their next breath, but there are so
Jane (It'sJaneLindsey)
Aug 02, 2019 rated it did not like it
Thanks, I hate it.
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
❤4 STARS ❤

This series is my new addiction, both books were so brilliant!The concept is refreshing and intrigued!I fall in love with the story and the characters!This book picks up right where the last book left off, and I was hooked!


“You and Poe are like air and water, and he’s earth. He’s fire.”

This was so hot,sensual and intense!The relationship between St. Sebastian, Proserpina (Poe) and Auden is something else!I could feel their connection.

I’m not going to spoil anything but if you are loo
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Wow! I just finished and my word. My head is still reeling, my mind is processing it all. What I can say for sure is that is HOT, everything erotica should be. It is filled with beautiful prose, as all of Sierra Simone’s stories are. It is unique and complex and an interesting swirl of love and romance, religion and mythology, mystery and bdsm. It is uniquely Sierra Simone.

Feast of Sparks focuses more on St. Sebastian. We get more of his back story and
mina reads™️
Jun 09, 2019 marked it as to-read
Shelves: lgbtq, mlm, wlw, adult
What if in this one they all have a real conversation about their feelings??? Plot twist
Paloma *The Romance Queen*
if it looks like a turd and smells like a turd....then it's probably a turd....

If you've been following me a while you know that i dont really write reviews that much anymore...let alone bad reviews especially for books i did not finish...but I'm burning with fury over this steaming pile of garbage that i have to let it out.

I gave this book 2 chances...I was initially going to drop it like a dirty diaper at about 17% percent but after a nights sleep i decided to give this book a chance to c
Deanna❤Pink Lady❤️
Jul 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
5 “Enchanting” Stars

Wow, what a read!! Feast of Sparks is enchanting, mystical, erotic, and addictive. It is the second book in The Thornchapel series and picks up right where book one ends. It is a must to read A Lesson in Thorns before this one.

The way this author tells her story is one that is so very unique. She incorporates the setting, Thornchapel, as a major player within the story along with Auden, St. Sebastian, Proserpina, Rebecca, Father Beckett, and Delphine. The combination of this
Aug 11, 2019 rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: People who just go bananas for books about incest
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Sol ~ TheBookishKing
Jun 19, 2019 rated it did not like it
imagine ruining your whole book im a matter of 20 pages —

i’m just ,,, no. no. no.

A Lesson in Thorns was iconic, different, and fun.

This is repetitive, gross, and should have never been done.
Shabby  -BookBistroBlog
Jul 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Complex love that captures 6 friends in a web of champagne filled excessive life, heartbreak laced with pain, lust that binds with thorns. Sierra creates MAGIC and enraptures your senses till you see through her eyes this fantastic tale which is sprinkled with Diamante of Myths and A pearly sheen of Paranormal otherworldliness. She makes you a believer in all things legendary and fantastical till you are transported in the Craggy moors of Devon, over the altar lit by lanterns, thorns binding you ...more
milou  ☁️
Well.. This turned into a fucking mess.

I have been sitting with a cup of coffee in my hand for the last 20 minutes while I've been thinking how I felt about this book because my emotions have been through a blender while I was reading this last night. And not a good kind of blender, but the one that turns everything into a gooey mush.

Where I had somewhat liked Poe in A Lesson in Thorns I found her to be unbearable this time around. Maybe by now her sexual needs were starting to get on my fucking
Elle's Book Blog
Jul 31, 2019 rated it really liked it
Release Date: August 1, 2019
Genre: Erotica/Romance

Feast of Sparks is the second book in the Thornchapel series and MUST be read in order!!! I love this authors writing style and she really brings originality to the romance genre! I found this one to be kinky, delicious, and swoon worthy. I don't normally care for books with a million sex scenes but for some reason, the sensuality that Sierra writes about in this book drew me in. I love the unconventional relationships that take place. I love
Jul 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I’m selling the house and moving to Devon.

Thornchapel owns me. Every bit of me.

I want to wedge myself into a Poe, Auden, Saint sandwich and dance around the fire with Delphine, Rebecca, Becket and Sir James Frazer whilst drinking Prosecco and banging on a drum.

Imbolc was hot. Beltane is so much hotter. Like scorching hot. Kindle smouldering hot. Sex toy hot. Tumblr research hot. Hot. Hot. Hot. Hotter than the equator. Hotter than a naked Adam Levine. Hotter than the signing room at RARE. Hotte
-  Michelle Claypot_Reads
Book 2 – MUST read book 1 first!

Feast of Sparks is what Sierra Simone does best. Tells beautifully filthy stories in such a way that you simply can’t look away.

This one focuses more on St. Sebastian – we get his back story and the reason his relationship with Auden is the way it is. How will he, Auden and Poe make things work? At times it seems impossible! It’s a complicated tale and I was hooked. We get to see everyone grow and evolve as their relationships change and more secrets are revealed
Mar 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing

Lily ☁️
Aug 04, 2019 rated it did not like it
Yes, this is not my usual reading choice/genre, but. This book was such a huge mess—even though I skimmed all the parts that make this book erotica, which makes up like 80%, give or take (leaning towards the former). I only cared about the flashback scenes with Auden/Saint, to be honest.

Also, the ending … I get ending books on cliffhangers, and wanting to get readers to feel compelled to buy the next book in a series, but—this felt very cheap, and unnecessary, and just … yikes.

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Fuck that ending 😡😡 I still loved it overall but whhhhhhyyyy 😭💔. Ugh, just when I finally reached the moment I was waiting for the entire book, Simone fucking rips my heart out 😭

I just....
Why would...
It's not going to be ok now...
It's too soon for this level of problems right now...

This is bullshit 😭😭😭

Edit:After getting over my initial shock of the ending, I actually think Simone brings up an interesting topic.
I’m abstaining from rating this one because I’m truly at a loss. For now, here’s how it breaks down:

Everything but the last chapter: 5 stars
The last chapter: 0 stars

Make of that what you will.
***5 ‘The Hurt I Choose’ Stars***


Yes, I know that this is a four book series and the first three books will end in cliffy’s.

I KNOW this, but even with this knowledge, I still can’t believe that THIS is where this one ends...especially since I have to wait until next year to see how this little tidbit plays out….but I also knew this going in so #practicingpatience it is.

But on to the review…

My review of A Lesson in Thorns was quite vague, but necessary since it was only just the
Zilpha Owens
Jul 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Feasting Stars

Sierra Simone’s Feast of Sparks is undefinable. The second installment in the four book Thornchapel series (yes, you read that right, four books) was so very worth the wait. It ran the gamut of emotions - heartbreak, sorrow, lust, love, sensuality, jealousy and I could go on. So.Many.Emotions. And I have to remind myself to let some of that go. To remember to step out of my comfort zone and just enjoy, take it all in.

My assumption was that with each book we’d get to know the c
Jul 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
When a book is THIS FUCKING GOOD, I actually dread reviewing it because I know no amount of words, or how I word this review will actually give you a glimpse on how amazing this book truly is. But I will try...

Sierra Simone is an all-time favorite author of mine, she's one of the authors I will always go back and re-read. One I seek comfort in when reading her books. She truly is the queen when it comes to writing a story. Her words are pure gold, I am not kidding. Her way with words, the way sh
Get yourself a man who cuts your mother off knowing full-well she depends on that money, indirectly makes you drop your education, but doesn't give a fuck because his feelings and ego are bruised. But he says he still loves you and pinky promises he'll take good care of you.

The only thing I felt while reading this book was boredom and three different types of disgust. So there's two Catholics—one who's a priest, btw—fucking in the middle of the church (that's also unlocked) because that's oh-so
Jes Reads
Aug 05, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: rep
Look here Sierra. After finishing A Lesson In Thorns I had to immediately pick up this one. If I thought that book was dirty *clutches chest* I was MISTAKEN. THIS BOOK is filthy. There's a sex scene with a priest in a church for christ sake. However, this book lost the plot. Literally. It was ALL about the sex. NOT TO MENTION THE ENDING IS COMPLETE AND UTTER BULLSHIT. How, as a reader, are we supposed to feel when we've been encouraging this relationship the whole fucking time. AND THEN the auth ...more
Jul 23, 2019 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars

I keep writing and deleting everything I write, because I'm trying hard not to write any spoilers. But all I can think is what the heck did I just read and how soon is the next one coming out, because I need answers more than ever!! Feast of Sparks was just insane and intense from start to finish. After reading A Lesson in Thorns I honestly shouldn't be surprised at anything, but my jaw definitely hit the floor quite a few times. And the kink factor was elevated even further in this sto
C.L. Matthews
Mar 16, 2019 marked it as to-read
I need this.
After that ending... I need this more than I need tacos. And for everyone who knows me, that's everything.
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