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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 Archeron, 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 March 2021, it was announced that it is being developed now as a tv series.

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
2021 Goodreads Choice Awards Best Fantasy A Court of Silver Flames Won

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]
    • They are also set in the same megaverse as the Crescent City series.
  • Sarah J. Maas has confirmed that each of the books after the main trilogy will be about a different romantic pairing.[5] A Court of Silver Flames focused on Nesta Archeron and Cassian's relationship. The others have yet to be revealed.

References[]

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