A Court of Thorns and Roses Wiki
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A Court of Thorns and Roses Wiki

A Court of Thorns and Roses series is a series of books by Sarah J. Maas which retells multiple fairy tales including The Beauty and the Beast and Hades and Persephone with faerie lore.

It was most likely inspired by the so-called "first Scottish fairytale", The Border ballad. This ballad tells the tale of Tam Lin, a knight who gets captured by the queen of fairies while hunting.

The trilogy focuses on the tale of Feyre, as she is brought into the faerie lands of Prythian, after murdering a faerie.

On November 11, 2015, it was announced that Tempo Productions had optioned A Court of Thorns and Roses for film, however, the project was later scrapped.

On July 12, 2016, Entertainment Weekly announced that Sarah J. Maas was writing five new books for the A Court of Thorns and Roses series, not including the first three novels of the series. There is also a coloring book, that was released in 2017. Two novellas will also be published, along with three novels which will be set before and after the first three books.[1][2]

Books[]

Main trilogy[]

Other books[]

Novellas[]

Companion books[]

Extra content[]

  • Wings and Embers (2016)
  • An extra scene of Feyre and Rhysand included in the Barnes and Noble exclusive edition of A Court of Silver Flames (2021)
  • An extra chapter in Azriel's point of view included in the Books a million exclusive edition of A Court of Silver Flames (2021)

Adaptations[]

Main article: A Court of Thorns and Roses (TV series)

A TV series of A Court of Thorns and Roses is currently being developed after the film adaptation project was scrapped.

Accolades[]

Year Award Category Recipient Result
2015
Goodreads Choice Awards Best Young Adult Fantasy and Science Fiction A Court of Thorns and Roses Nominated
RT Award Young Adult Protagonist A Court of Thorns and Roses Nominated
2016 Goodreads Choice Awards Best Young Adult Fantasy and Science Fiction A Court of Mist and Fury Won
2017 Goodreads Choice Awards Best Young Adult Fantasy and Science Fiction A Court of Wings and Ruin Won
2018 Goodreads Choice Awards Best of the Best A Court of Mist and Fury Nominated
Goodreads Choice Awards Best of the Best A Court of Wings and Ruin Nominated
Goodreads Choice Awards Best Young Adult Fantasy and Science Fiction A Court of Frost and Starlight Nominated

Trivia[]

  • The books are set in the same megaverse as the Throne of Glass series. Sarah J. Maas states you could open a wyrdgate between both worlds.[3][4]

References[]

A Court of Thorns and Roses series
Feyre's narration Other books
A Court of Thorns and Roses A Court of Silver Flames
A Court of Mist and Fury Book 5 (Untitled)
A Court of Wings and Ruin Book 6 (Untitled)
Novellas Extra content
A Court of Frost and Starlight Wings and Embers
Novella 2 (Untitled)
Companion books Adaptations
A Court of Thorns and Roses Coloring Book A Court of Thorns and Roses (film)
A Court of Thorns and Roses (TV series)
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