The Winter of the Witch by Katherine Arden (Book 3 of THE WINTERNIGHT TRILOGY)

This is the third book of the Winternight Trilogy that began with The Bear and the Nightingale followed by The Girl in the Tower and this one carries on the beautiful and tragic tale of Vasya and the Winter King, Morozko.

We have been through many trials with our brave heroine, Vasilisa Petrovna, a girl. Yes, that’s correct she is still a girl, which only makes the heroic and terrifying deeds she does more incredible.

Things are not good in Russia. After what happened in Moscow the people are ready to throw her to the wolves. She must be a witch and she must die. Vasya is alone. Even her cousin, the Grand Prince doesn’t know what to do with her.

The Winter King has traded his freedom for hers and now his demon twin is reeking havoc on the world. Feeding on chaos and death, manipulating the weak religious priest and intent on ridding the world of humans. Even the unseen, magical creatures are afraid.

Vasya doesn’t know who to trust or to believe. But if she is to save her family and her country as well as the Winter King, she must be braver than ever and listen and learn as the country prepares to go to war with the Tatars.

So much weight on the shoulders of one girl.

I have loved these books so much. First, Arden is a genius with covers. They pull you in to a world of fairy tales and magic in the most beautiful of languages. Arden is pure genius at storytelling.

Very Well Done! *****

Netgalley/DelRay January 09,2019





9 responses to “The Winter of the Witch by Katherine Arden (Book 3 of THE WINTERNIGHT TRILOGY)”

  1. Nice post

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  2. I am so glad you loved it. I m waiting for the book to release so that I can read all 3 together

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    1. Oh I did love it! My husband just started reading book 1 so he’ll be ready for this third one.

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  3. Yay I’m delighted to hear this was as genius as the others in the series! Wonderful review!

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  4. Wonderful review. I am so jealous, I was declined for this book and I so enjoyed the first two in this trilogy. I will have to be patient and get it from the library.

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    1. What I love about this author is that she always sends you a hard copy if you review it. Very nice.

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      1. Living in Canada, I don’t get a lot of books sent to me, it is so expensive.

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  5. Sooo excited to read this! I ma re-read the first two books again to get me back into the story. Sounds like it is a good conclusion to the series 🤗

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