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A Curse for True Love by Stephanie Garber | A Book Review

This is the third book in the Once Upon a Broken Heart series. I would say a good conclusion to the series. I was not expecting things to happen in this book but it fills with twists and turns. this is the description of this book;

Two villains, one girl, and a deadly battle for happily ever after.

Evangeline Fox ventured to the Magnificent North in search of her happy ending, and it seems as if she has it. She’s married to a handsome prince and lives in a legendary castle. But Evangeline has no idea of the devastating price she’s paid for this fairytale. She doesn’t know what she has lost, and her husband is determined to make sure she never finds out . . . but first he must kill Jacks, the Prince of Hearts.

Blood will be shed, hearts will be stolen, and true love will be put to the test in A Curse for True Love, the breathlessly anticipated conclusion to the Once Upon A Broken Heart trilogy.

GENRE 
Fairytale, Fantasy, Romantasy

THEME AND TONE
Ethereal, Whimsical, Beautiful Setting

LANGUAGE AND WRITING STYLE
Easy to Read

CHARACTERS
Complex Multilayered Characters

TROPES
☙ Two Villians
☙ Memory loss
☙ Hate to Love
☙ Magic and Curses
☙ Beautiful Places and Setting
☙ One True Love kind of Vibe

MY REVIEW
The Third book was a great finale to the series in my opinion. The story flowed forward seamlessly. I like how the characters evolved. I don't think the two male leads as villains because every character has flaws and they were both doing what they thought was best.

I felt for Apollo to be honest because he was wronged by Jack and he was somewhat in the right place to do what he was doing. All the things he did were not actually villainy, he had a plausible justification for this. he did not know Evangeline's feelings...well he knew but he did not know the extent of it. That is what I believe.

I was angry at Jack on multiple occasions. Although he is playing big games he is stupidly stubborn and just thinks he knows everything. Although I like the way he fell for Eva like he was hopelessly in love with her and she did not know.

In the last let's talk about Eva. the most levelheaded and awesome heroine. I loved her for being so mature at the age of 17 (she was 17 right? Correct me if I am wrong). I like the way she handled things. anyway on the whole I love this series. A 5 star from me. I love the places and building more in the book though. definitely recommend it.

MY RATING
Overall: ★★★★ | 5 Stars
Plot: ★★★★ | 5 Stars
Characters: ★★★★★ | 5 Stars
Ending: ★★★★| 5 Stars
Fun: ★★| 5 Stars
Spice Level: 🌶| 1/5
Book Cover:★★| 5 Stars 

THE BEST PART
☙ Jacks protecting Evangeline
☙ Evangeline's attraction towards Jacks even when she hates him

THE WORST PART:
☙ No Worst part. 

Best Character
☙ Jacks
☙ Evangeline
☙ Chaos
☙ Lala

WORST CHARACTER 
☙ No one

Best Quotes

“And he loved her. He loved her. He loved her. He loved her. He loved her so much he’d rewritten history.”

“I am a monster, but whether you remember it or not, I’m your monster, Evangeline.”

“I already told you. You are the love of my life. You are mine, Jacks of the Hollow. And you’re not going to be the end of me.” “But you were dying.” “No,” she said, a little embarrassed. “I just forgot to breathe.”

“She tried to pull away, but Jacks held tight, knotting her hair in his fist and keeping his forehead pressed to hers. "Please, Little Fox, remember.”

“For anyone who has ever hoped for a second chance.”

“Once upon a time, a girl who believed in fairytales stole the heart of a prince who had sworn to never love.”

“He gritted his teeth. “Being yours does not make you mine.”

“You ask a lot of questions.".................."Only because you do a lot of questionable things.”

“I'm broken. I like to break things. Sometimes I want to break you."

“What is the point of having friends if they’re not there to support your bad decisions?”

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