Title: The Cruel Prince
By: Holly Black
Call #: YA Fiction Black.H
Jude has been raised at the High Court of the Faerie since she was small child. It has not been an easy life for her since most of the Fair Folk despise mortals and none despise humans more than Prince Cardan, the youngest and cruelest son of the high king. Prince Cardan takes every chance he gets to make Jude’s life miserable and make her feel as if she doesn’t belong, but despite all this Jude wants nothing more than to win a place for herself at court.
This desire leads her down a dangerous path when she strikes a bargain she doesn’t fully understand and forces her to betray both her family and the most powerful players in the Courts of the Faerie.
The Cruel Prince is a fast-paced with intrigue, mystery, twists, and action. Recommended for fantasy and YA readers.