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A Court of Mist and Fury

Narrated by: Jennifer Ikeda
Series: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 2
Length: 23 hrs and 16 mins
Categories: Young Adults, Ages 11-13
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Feyre survived Amarantha's clutches to return to the Spring Court - but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, and it can't forget the terrible deeds she performed to save Tamlin's people. Nor has Feyre forgotten her bargain with Rhysand, High Lord of the feared Night Court.

As Feyre navigates its dark web of politics, passion, and dazzling power, a greater evil looms - and she might be key to stopping it. But only if she can harness her harrowing gifts, heal her fractured soul, and decide how she wishes to shape her future - and the future of a world cleaved in two.

With more than a million copies sold of her beloved Throne of Glass series, Sarah J. Maas' masterful storytelling brings this second book in her seductive and action-packed series to new heights.

©2016 Sarah J. Maas (P)2016 Recorded Books
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Must Read!!!!

I thought A Court of Thorns and Roses was good, but A Court of Mists and Fury OMG! Big twist to the story first up, but never looked back! Loved this book and couldn't put it down! It is going to be a long long wait until the next one!

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Jarring narration, but a fantastic sequel.

I thought this was a much stronger book compared to A Court of Thorns and Fury. Emotionally powerful, but I thought some of the characterisation were inconsistent, especially Feyre, Lucien, Rhys and Tamlin.

I could not stand the narrator at first, her voice made Feyre sound petulant and whiny. Her voices for the characters also sounded very similar to one another. If I hadn't read this book before listening to the audiobook I would have been utterly confused.

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twisty

love the twist...it was what i was hoping for...;) the second book is better than the first but i just dont like Feyre.

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Wow as in wow!

It's amazing how this book kept me at the edge of my seat! Definitely better than first book! My heart kept leaping out of my chest!

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Awe and shock.

I was a bit wary about reading this book because I loved the first one so much and didn't think it could be bested, but I couldn't have been more wrong. This book was so different to its predecessor but it was even more amazing. It was empowering and heartbreaking and addictive, so much more so than a Court of Thorns and Roses, which is saying a lot. And the narration just made it come alive for me. I can't wait for the next book to be released.

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Wonderful.

Part two, A Court Of Mist and Fury is even better than Book One. Presumably, there will be a Book 3 I can't wait. If not, the ending of this book is disappointing.

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great tho some pronunciation is painful

love it and 2nd time listening but some words to my Australian ears sound wrong, otherwise great book

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Not as good

Too much sex , boring and too explicit
Book Gets bogged down in details
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Finished in two weeks,

oh, how I love this saga, the narration was a little flat, but I liked how you could tell apart the character

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holy moly that ending

that was incredible, I'm so hecking excited to read the next book!! my heart was racing through that ending holy smokes ><

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  • Natalie C
  • 05-05-2016

Shippers will either Love it or Hate it

When we last left Feyre, she freed Tamlin, his court and the whole of Prythian. But at the cost of killing two innocent fae. So the last book ended with Feyre having to deal with the aftermath of her actions and of dying and being resurrected as a High Fae.

If you come into this book curious about how Feyre is coping. Or wanting to know what was up with Rhysand stumbling during his last interaction with Feyre. Or what is up with the bargain he made with Feyre. Or what exactly began Tamlin and Rhys' enmity. Or what are the other courts like. Or what the hell Feyre's last name is.

Then your curiousity will be satisfied.

However, if you come into this book with a high investment on who Feyre ends up with, all I can say is that you will either be very elated or crushingly disappointed.

Personally, I like the book and its continuity with the first book. I like how the author handles Feyre's character development for this book. I don't really care much about who Feyre ends up with as I like both the guys introduced in the first book.

But from a shipping perspective, I can pretty much see how a reader rooting for one guy would be enraged or elated at how the romance department goes.

So just be prepared

Finally, I just want to comment that this title should not be under the Teen category. If you're a parent who has any plans on buying this for under 17 children, you might have reservations because this book has even more graphic sex scenes than the first book.

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  • Jennifer
  • 18-05-2016

Great book!! NO WAY is this a teen book

What did you love best about A Court of Mist and Fury?

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Loved the book and can't wait for the 3rd book. However audible has this listed in the 11-13 "teens" category. NO WAY is this a teen book, graphic and steamy sex scenes throughout the book.

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  • Laura R
  • 25-05-2016

Is it hot in here?

I did enjoy the story ,characters and the voice actress even grew on me. I do believe this one should have an R, if not X rating. There are very detailed sex scenes. Offended ? No. Suprised? Yes. Personally, as a mom, I would not suggest this book to anyone under 18. I am hoping this is marketed as young adult, meaning 18 -25.
With that all being said, I am looking forward to the final book. Hurry up Sarah!

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  • Daileyk05
  • 17-09-2018

Teen Novel?

This book should not be a teen novel. Explicit sex scenes all the way through.

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  • HNS_1205
  • 29-06-2016

Great story....but too much smut :/

Pros: Great storyline and interesting plot development from book one into book two. I felt the characters, both old and new, were fleshed out well. If you liked the first book in this series, you will love this developments in book two.

Cons: Way too many graphic sex scenes. I really could've done without those--the storyline itself was strong enough that these scenes and the use of foul language seemed to cheapen the depth of the book. The descriptions were waaaaay to long and slowed down the action of the story. I was really surprised that Sarah J. Mass would include such graphic details. Sadly, it's enough to keep me from recommending this series to others. If I wanted a "romance" novel, I would buy one.

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  • Katie
  • 07-12-2018

Not YA

For adults it's... okay? I don't hate it. The ideas are far from original, but the setting is interesting and I like some of the characters. The romance fell flat in this book. The whole thing comes across as a lecture in how to be a feminist boyfriend.

My main issue with this series is that it is labeled as YA and suggested for 14 year olds... despite having very graphic and at times even disgusting/raunchy sexual content.

As an adult, I enjoy some sensuality in my romance novels, but fondeling the heroine in a vouyeristic way is not something I want to see in a YA novel. This book should be moved under paranormal romance section for adults.

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  • LexiLikesLiterature
  • 06-05-2016

Better than Great... Outstanding!

Our story tranforms into something more than just your typical love story. Without any true spoilers: I felt a "Twilight" repeat being thrown at me in the beginning.

But then our fragile human evolves into a warrior in the Night Court. I love the characters in the night court. Just how we all imagine a house full family members interacting. Fights among each other but bands together when outsiders threaten them. The dialoge is witty and cute. The mystery of the Night Court is revealed and it's not what I thought. On a personal note I wanted more time in the Court of Nightmares. There is a good story waiting there.

We learn the flaws of all the characters. Even the perfect Spring Court has secrets. The change in our new leads was done perfectly. Not too fast or too slow. The love scenes were very unexpected. The author goes into more details with the sex scenes than any of her other books.

I giggled and cried and fell in love with the true hero in this story. I can't wait for Book 3. This sequel is better than the first book and is now one of my Top 5 of all times. However, I wouldn't suggest reading them out of order.

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  • Kayla
  • 07-05-2016

Absolutely profound and amazing

This book, in simple terms, is the best YA book I have read so far. Everything about it is a journey, and all of the character development was illustrated beautifully!

Jennifer Ikeda also did a wonderful job at narrating the story with her slightly rasping voice and pitch control!

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 06-05-2016

This is a New Adult novel not Teen 11-13

Where does A Court of Mist and Fury rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

1 out 10, 10 being high I give it an 8 for creativity and fun atmosphere. For narration I give it a 4. The voice is too adult for the character and the male voices are varied enough. Lucien and Rhysand sound an awful lot alike.

What was one of the most memorable moments of A Court of Mist and Fury?

SPOILERS: When Feyre sets the water wolves and eagles on the Highburn marauders and goes after the Adder(? spelling)

Did the narration match the pace of the story?

The narration was fine to blah. Nothing spectacular, but not terrible either.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

A spectacular fairy tale

Any additional comments?

If I recall correctly The Court of Rose and Thorns was originally rated a New Adult novel (18 years of age +) For some reason it is now rated Teen 11-13. I believe someone got the ratings mixed up a little or didn't read it very thoroughly. This is not comparable in anyway to Harry Potter and the like except for the fantasy elements. Teen 11-13 books should not include detailed oral sex (both male/female) or mutliple detailed orgasims (both male/female). Sarah J. Mass's Throne of Glass series is rated Teen and is much tamer. I certainly wouldn't want my 11 year old reading this material. As to the book itself, it's entertaining. I appreciate an author who's willing to change a story to her liking and not necessarily her fangirls/shippers tastes. I find some of her romance writing a bit clunky, but she makes up for it with her imaginative and enjoyable fantasy story.

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  • Amazon1
  • 08-08-2019

barftastic

good reader! Bad story. Imagine Twilight meets Beauty and the Beast and you can just save your money.

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  • Emma (Star Crossed Reviews)
  • 28-12-2018

So much better than the first!

I really enjoyed the first book in this series. It had sat on my kindle for such a long time and when I read it I was annoyed at myself for leaving it so long. A few months later I started this book and it took me the longest time to read it. I had a lot of blog tours which I had to prioritise. In the end, I listened to the second half of this on audible.

In the first book, I loved Tamlin. I'd seen a lot of people talk about Feyre and Rhys and I couldn't work out how she could go from Tamlin to Rhys. It just didn't seem imaginable. And then I read this book. After a few chapters, I HATED Tamlin and everything started to make sense. Tamlin pretty much ignores Feyre. He ignores how she's feeling and how she's coping after under the mountain. He can't see that she is struggling and worse still he doesn't ask or try. Tamlin does some truly unforgivable things in this book which I didn't see coming.

Rhys on the other hand, I wasn't sure about him in book 1. He seemed like the villain but there were hints maybe things were all that they seemed. In this book, I fell and I fell hard. Rhys is nothing like the person he seemed in the first book. When you get to see the real Rhys you see that he was putting on a front. Why you ask? To protect the ones he loves and what better reason is there than that?

Feyre changes so much over the course of this book. At the beginning, she is broken. So broken that it seems like there is no way back. But as she starts to heal she becomes someone new. She can't go back to the girl she was before under the mountain it's just not possible so she becomes someone new. I like this new Feyre. She is kick ass, she is stronger than ever before and she knows her own mind.

I also loved the introduction to the night court and all its members. I love each of them in their own way. They all have their own stories to tell and each captured a little piece of me.

The ending of this book broke my heart into so, so many pieces. I was so glad to have the next book because there was no way I could leave it like that.

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  • Pen Name
  • 12-06-2016

Amazing!

This book was a fantastic second to the series. I am just in awe of the whole thing, a few twists that I was not expecting too which is always nice when you can't predict what is going to happen next! I really really cannot wait for the next one! Rhysand and Ferya forever ❤️

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 08-11-2018

Good

I really enjoyed the book, I read it on my kindle first then decided to read it again and bought the audio version. The story is really good, I like the characters and the fantasy world it is set in. The narrator on this one was pretty awful, she sounded like an American gangster a lot of the time, like a bad actor playing Al Capone, very irritating

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  • Liz
  • 30-12-2016

My favorite book ever and ever

I read this book first in three days love Sarah j Maas she's amazing writer!!! Had to listen to the book so it came alive and plus I wanted to read it again but didn't have the time so listened end lessly whilst cleaning I've fallen in love with it over again and have the most terrible book blues after this one bring on May 2017 for a court of wings and ruin!!

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  • Lareine
  • 27-06-2020

Love it

Such a great storyline. I just want more. I’ve never really been into fantasy fiction, but there’s so much emotion in this. I enjoyed the first book, so had to listen to the next installment! The narrator does a wonderful job of bringing the story to life. Now I have to get the next one!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 23-06-2020

An absolute delightful series!

I laughed so hard. I sobbed like a child. This book is a delight! An absolute delight! I enjoyed it so much, I was stealthily listening to it while at work! It's a bittersweet feeling to only have one book left in the series but I am so looking forward to listening to book 3!

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  • Amazeon Customer DHL
  • 30-05-2020

Great story characters compromise by explicit content

Would have loved to give this a full 5 stars, but the sexual content was just over the top. It stops dead of being suitable for young teens etc... which is a shame, but overall a good read.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 24-05-2020

LOVED IT! (and I'm not a fan of romance so...)

From the world building to the dialogue, this story is fun and well crafted. Just don't get suckered in, this is a classic "CW" style story where sexy scenes are immediately followed by things designed to destroy you.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 12-05-2020

better than the first

full of action and twists, really enjoyed it!!!!!!! very gripping cant wait for next one

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-05-2020

great listen especially the narration

the narrator brought this book to life great story cant wait for next book ill be searching jennifer ikeda aswell as sarah j mass