Five Dark Fates: Three Dark Crowns, Book 4

Book review by Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Bloody but satisfying end to mature magic-sisters series.

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age 11+

Based on 1 review

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age 14+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 11+

Why you should read the 3 Dark Crowns series!

Before reading this last installment of the 3 Dark Crowns series, you should read the other books too! The 3 Dark Crowns is a 4 book series (not counting the extras) by author Kendare Blake about 3 queens triplets fighting to death for a crown with their magical abilities. From experience, it is 100% worth your while as it contains diverse POVs, complex and well thought out characters that you’ll enjoy reading about, and plot twists that you won’t see coming that will make this already fascinating read even more impossible to put down! Instead of telling the tale of the tragedy that struck Fennbirn (where the series is set) of the three queens, using only one POV, Kendare Blake uses 3, none other than the main characters (Arsinoe, Katharine, and Mirabella), as this allows the readers to comprehend each complex character and their own unique decisions. Each sister has a special place in the book series, as Katharine is both the villain and the victim, Arsinoe is the lone survivor of the sisters in the end, Mirabella is the most powerful queen (at least at the start) but refuses to kill the same sisters that were once in the Black Cottage with her when they were all young. The 3 Dark Crowns also includes 3 different POVs that provide an insight to our character’s minds that each tell the story in a different way, diverse and complex characters, and plot twists so sudden and shocking that it will make you jump as you read! I assure you, this amazing series will make you stick around til' the very last page.

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