5 Things I Liked About The Folk of the Air Series by Holly Black; And 5 Things I Didn’t

once upon a time, there was a human girl stolen away by faeries, and because of that, she swore to destroy them.

the wicked king, holly black

I’ve finally rectified one series from my list of series I wanted to start! Unfortunately, I didn’t care for these books as much as others have and don’t have enough to say about each installment to warrant a full review of them. So instead I’m going to hit the highlights of things I liked about the series, and things I disliked. This list will contain spoilers! Let’s get started.

Things I Liked:

1. It stuck to fae legend.

Although the A Court of Thorns and Roses series owns a special chunk of my heart when it comes to both fantasy and faeries, I liked that this series held closer to the traditional legends of the Fae comparatively. The innate terrifying quality of the Fae was kept in this series along with the legends that they cannot lie, are incapable of breaking their promises, and are able to enchant a mortal into anything they want. It brought a unique depth to the series that I haven’t read in others yet.

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