The Wicked King by Holly Black

Holly Black has penned a spectacularly imaginative book that captivated from beginning to end. I COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN!

The Wicked King

by Holly Black

(The Folk of the Air Series #2)

ebook, 336 pages
Published January 8th 2019

The Wicked King – Holly Black

The Wicked King – Holly Black



Holly Black has penned a spectacularly imaginative book that captivated from beginning to end. I COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN!

Here’s what I loved:
✔️Gorgeous language and imagery
✔️The world she’s built is as rich as it’s treacherous
✔️Deception, lies, and intrigue abound
✔️The power plays and politics are stunning

Jude and Cardan are magnetic. Their relationship thrilled me. I have no idea how things will play out, but Cardan is MAGNIFICENT.

“When his blood falls, things grow”

I’m panting for the next book! Gah! This is a 2019 TOP FAVORITE!

The Wicked King – Holly Black

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The Wicked King – Holly Black


The Wicked King - Holly BlackYou must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiring.

The first lesson is to make yourself strong.

After the jaw-dropping revelation that Oak is the heir to Faerie, Jude must keep her younger brother safe. To do so, she has bound the wicked king, Cardan, to her, and made herself the power behind the throne. Navigating the constantly shifting political alliances of Faerie would be difficult enough if Cardan were easy to control. But he does everything in his power to humiliate and undermine her even as his fascination with her remains undiminished.

When it becomes all too clear that someone close to Jude means to betray her, threatening her own life and the lives of everyone she loves, Jude must uncover the traitor and fight her own complicated feelings for Cardan to maintain control as a mortal in a Faerie world.


Holly Black is the author of bestselling contemporary fantasy books for kids and teens. Some of her titles include The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi), The Modern Faerie Tale series, the Curse Workers series, Doll Bones, The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, the Magisterium series (with Cassandra Clare), The Darkest Part of the Forest, and her new series which begins with The Cruel Prince in January 2018.

She has been a a finalist for an Eisner Award, and the recipient of the Andre Norton Award, the Mythopoeic Award and a Newbery Honor. She currently lives in New England with her husband and son in a house with a secret door.




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