November 01, 2014

#BookClub: The Girl of Fire and Thorns by @RaeCarson @EpicReads

The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns, #1)Once a century, one person is chosen for greatness.
Elisa is the chosen one. 

But she is also the younger of two princesses, the one who has never done anything remarkable. She can't see how she ever will. 

Now, on her sixteenth birthday, she has become the secret wife of a handsome and worldly king—a king whose country is in turmoil. A king who needs the chosen one, not a failure of a princess.

And he's not the only one who seeks her. Savage enemies seething with dark magic are hunting her. A daring, determined revolutionary thinks she could be his people's savior. And he looks at her in a way that no man has ever looked at her before. Soon it is not just her life, but her very heart that is at stake.  Elisa could be everything to those who need her most. If the prophecy is fulfilled. If she finds the power deep within herself. If she doesn’t die young.  Most of the chosen do

About the Author


Rae CarsonRae Carson is the author of The Girl of Fire and Thorns and The Crown of EmbersLocus, the premier magazine for science fiction and fantasy, proclaimed, "Carson joins the ranks of writers like Kristin Cashore, Megan Whalen Turner, and Tamora Pierce as one of YA's best writers of high fantasy." The Girl of Fire and Thorns was a finalist for the Morris YA Debut Award, and one of ALA's Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults. Rae Carson has dabbled in many things, from teaching to corporate sales to customer service, before becoming a full-time writer. She lives with her family in Columbus, Ohio. You can follow her on Twitter.

My Review 5 Stars

I had purchased this book two years ago and completely forgot about it. Then book two came out at discount so I stabbed that one to. When I received book three for review and didn't get to it time it sucked. But then epic reads had the author on and I decided it was time to read it. And OMG! I wish I would have gotten to this sooner. This book was so good. But here are some steps if you are going to read it.

1. Have something sweet on hand for the beginning as they are consistently talking about food.

2. DO NOT read this book on an empty stomach! IT WILL NOT end well!

This book had so many twists and turns and at first I thought it was silly. A girl with a jewel in her belly. Reminded me of those wish trolls lol. But at the middle you forget and my the end you don know why you conspired the two. This was such a beautiful book with amazing characters. And two very big OMG MOMENTS!!! For those who haven't read this series. Make sure you have all three books on hand!

Go Into This One Knowing

Twists, Turns, and an unfullfilling ending.
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Thais Pampado said...

I had heard about this series but didn't know what it was about until now, and I have to say it seems really good!

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