The Folk of the Air series

The Stolen Heir

Holly Black's marvelous trilogy The Folk of Air is so damn good that when I heard she was continuing to explore the world of Elfhame, a kingdom of magical islands, I was thrilled. And cautious. Black's novel after the trilogy, Book of Night, was a hot mess. Would a return to Elfhame be a return to t ...

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 ...