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    The Folk of the Air Series by Holly Black 3 Books Collection Box Set - Ages 14+ - Paperback

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    The Folk of the Air trilogy by Holly Black is a mesmerizing and captivating series that transports readers to the world of faerie, where magic, pol...

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    The Folk of the Air Series by Holly Black 4 Books Collection Set - Ages 14+ - Paperback/Hardback

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    The Folk of the Air series by Holly Black is an amazing fantasy series that will transport you to a magical world filled with treacherous politics,...

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    The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air #2) by Holly Black

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    Second in the bestselling Folk of the Air trilogy. This novel and the sequel The Queen of Nothing - are the winners of/won the Goodreads YA Best Fa...

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    The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air) by Holly Black

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    First in the bestselling Folk of the Air trilogy. The sequels - The Wicked King and The Queen of Nothing - are the winners of/won the Goodreads YA ...

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    How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories (The Folk of the Air series) by Holly Black

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    Once upon a time there was a boy with a wicked tongue... Before Cardan was a cruel prince or a wicked king, he was a faerie child with a heart of...

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    The Queen of Nothing (The Folk of the Air #3) by Holly Black

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    GOODREADS BEST FANTASY YA 2020. The intoxicating and bloodthirsty finale to the New York Times bestselling The Cruel Prince, nominated for the CARN...

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    The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air #2)

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The Folk of the Air series is an enchanting trilogy of books written by the talented author Holly Black. It consists of three books, each of which follows the story of Jude, a mortal girl who finds herself immersed in the magical and treacherous world of the fae.

The first book in the series is called The Cruel Prince, and it introduces readers to the world of the fae and the complex politics and power dynamics that exist within it. Jude is a human who was raised in the faerie world, and she dreams of one day earning a place among the fae despite their prejudice against mortals. Her life changes when she finds herself embroiled in a dangerous power struggle that threatens to tear the faerie realm apart.

The second book, The Wicked King, continues Jude's story as she navigates the treacherous waters of faerie politics and tries to keep her hold on power. The stakes are higher than ever in this book, as Jude is forced to make difficult choices and confront the true nature of the fae.

The final book in the series, The Queen of Nothing, brings the story to a thrilling conclusion as Jude faces off against her most dangerous enemies and fights to protect the people she loves. Throughout the series, readers are treated to a thrilling blend of political intrigue, romance, and magic as they explore the faerie world alongside Jude.

How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories is a companion novel to the Folk of the Air series, written by Holly Black. The book tells the story of Cardan, the charismatic but cruel king of the faeries, and how he came to be the way he is. Through a series of interconnected stories, readers are given a glimpse into Cardan's past and the events that shaped him into the enigmatic and complex character that he is in the main series. With its richly detailed world-building and compelling characters, How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories is a must-read for fans of the Folk of the Air series.

One of the things that make the Folk of the Air series so compelling is the way that Holly Black brings the world of the fae to life. Her writing is immersive and richly detailed, painting a vivid picture of the faerie realm and the creatures that inhabit it. From the glittering courts of the fae to the dark and dangerous forests that surround them, the world of the Folk of the Air is one that readers won't soon forget.

Another strength of the series is the characters that populate it. Jude is a complex and compelling protagonist who is both strong-willed and vulnerable, and her struggles to navigate the world of the fae while staying true to her mortal roots are at the heart of the story. The supporting cast is equally well-drawn, with a range of characters that run the gamut from scheming and manipulative to loyal and brave.

In addition to its compelling story and characters, the Folk of the Air series has also been praised for its exploration of themes like power, identity, and belonging. As Jude navigates the treacherous waters of faerie politics, she is forced to confront the true nature of power and the lengths to which people will go to obtain it. Her struggle to find her place in a world that doesn't fully accept her is also a theme that will resonate with many readers.

Overall, the Folk of the Air series is a must-read for fans of fantasy and YA literature. With its richly detailed world-building, compelling characters, and gripping storylines, it's a series that will keep readers on the edge of their seats from beginning to end.

About the Author: Holly Black

Holly Black was born in West Long Branch, New Jersey, in 1971, and she has been writing since she was a child. She studied English and American literature at The College of New Jersey, and she later went on to earn an MFA in fiction from Rutgers University.

Holly's career as a writer began in earnest in the early 2000s, when she started publishing books for children and young adults. Some of her early works include Tithe, Valiant, and Ironside, which are all part of the Modern Faerie Tales series. She also wrote the Spiderwick Chronicles with Tony DiTerlizzi, which went on to become a bestselling series and was adapted into a movie.

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