Books by Holly Black

Queen of Nothing

This review contains spoilers for the first two books in The Folk of Air series. At the end of The Wicked King, the second book in Black's marvelous The Folk of the Air series, Cardan, the King of Faerie, banishes Jude to the mortal world decreeing: “I exile Jude Duarte to the mortal world. Un ...

The Cruel Prince/The Wicked King

The Cruel Prince and The Wicked King are the first two books in a fantasy series by Holly Black. I advise you to quit reading this review and, instead, find a way to get your hands on both books. Still here? OK. That's on you. Prior to reading these cracktastic books, I'd read one other Black ...

The Darkest Part of the Forest

This was my first book by Holly Black, but I am already on to another. She has a real skill for world building and it shows in The Darkest Part of the Forest. Fairfold is painted with such realism as a town where human and fairy folk are so used to coexisting that it is no longer of much interest. T ...