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Is This Series the Next 'A Court of Thorns and Roses?'

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Fans of ACOTAR have been buzzing about Carissa Broadbent's latest series, "The Serpent and the Wings of Night," because of its similarity to Sarah J. Maas's popular A Court of Thorns and Roses series. The best part? Carissa Broadbent released the second book in the series last week, "The Ashes and the Star-Cursed King." so there's no need to wait to dive back into the story.
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Why do people love Carissa Broadbent's series?

"This book found me," says BookTuber The Fun Size Reader in her video review. "The best way for me to try to describe it to you, just a one-liner description of this book: it is a vampire Hunger Games. Do I need to say more?"TikTok creator Jayden Kouli can't stop talking about the series. Kaven_books, an avid fantasy romance reader and writer, is obsessed with this dark fantasy. This book will make your heart race with its action and romance, featuring men with wings, a strong female protagonist, and a legendary tournament held by the goddess of death. We're not making any promises, but when Booktok and Bookstagram claim that they have not felt this intensely about a book since finishing the beloved ACOTAR series, you cannot help but be curious.

What is The Serpent and the Wings of Night about?

This fantasy romance series stars the adopted human daughter of the Nightborn vampire king, Oraya, who carved her place in a world designed to kill her. Her only chance to become something more than prey is entering the Kejari: a legendary tournament held by the goddess of death herself.But winning won't be easy amongst the most vicious warriors from all three vampire houses. Oraya is forced to make an alliance with a mysterious rival to survive.Everything about Raihn is dangerous. He is a ruthless vampire, an efficient killer, an enemy to her father's crown… and her greatest competition. Yet, what terrifies Oraya most of all is that she finds herself oddly drawn to him.But there's no room for compassion in the Kejari. War for the House of Night brews, shattering everything Oraya thought she knew about her home. And Raihn may understand her more than anyone – but their blossoming attraction could be her downfall in a kingdom where nothing is more deadly than love.

Epic Quotes from The Serpent and the Wings of Night

Over 250 Fablers have added this book to their shelf, and there's no wonder why. Here are some quotes highlighted by readers.

"A voice in my head whispered, 'He's right. Isn't that enough?' It wasn't Vincent's voice. It was mine."― Carissa Broadbent

“Death isn’t frightening when weighed against an insignificant existence.” ― Carissa Broadbent

"You think my life is worth nothing, but I can still leave a stain on you that can't be washed out."― Carissa Broadbent

“Perhaps I didn’t share his blood, but I was his child in every other sense of the word, and he loved me the only way he knew how. At the edge of a blade.” ― Carissa Broadbent

"I will never give you false safety or kind lies."― Carissa Broadbent

“A dead lover can never break your heart.” ― Carissa Broadbent

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