The Cruel Prince Readalong

The Cruel Prince book cover. Podcast in black text
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The Cruel Prince Readalong

The Folk of the Air, #1

I loved The Cruel Prince by Holly Black, so much so that I did book podcast episodes for just a readalong.

Why do I love The Cruel Prince?

✨Has fae

✨Has morally grey characters

✨ Slow-burn romance

✨Enemies to lovers

✨Plot was unpredictable

I did this readalong in six episodes! Make sure to follow me on your favorite platform for any future episodes of Booktrovert Reader Podcast.

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Of course I want to be like them. They’re beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever.

And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when I look at him, I can hardly breathe.

Jude was seven when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son of the High King.

To win a place at the Court, she must defy him–and face the consequences.

As Jude becomes more deeply embroiled in palace intrigues and deceptions, she discovers her own capacity for trickery and bloodshed. But as betrayal threatens to drown the Courts of Faerie in violence, Jude will need to risk her life in a dangerous alliance to save her sisters, and Faerie itself.

The Cruel Prince Podcast Episode

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