BWW Cover Reveal: THE WICKED KING by Holly Black
Fans are already clamoring to get their hands on the sequel to 2018's breakout hit YA fantasy novel THE CRUEL PRINCE by Holly Black. Out this past January, it was an instant fan favorite and has been highly buzzed about on social media.
This week, publisher Little, Brown revealed the cover and summary for the second book in the series, and the internet exploded with excitement.
Today, BroadwayWorld Books is treating readers to an early look at the brand-new cover for THE WICKED KING, as well as a summary!
Are you ready to see the cover for what promises to be another instant best-seller for Black?
Take a look at the cover and summary
for THE WICKED KING:
The enchanting and bloodthirsty sequel to the New York Times bestselling novel The Cruel Prince.You 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.
ABOUT THE CRUEL PRINCE:
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 years old 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. In doing so, she becomes embroiled in palace intrigues and deceptions, discovering