The most recent of my reading addictions is the Song of fire and ice series by George RR Martin, if you don't know this book you probably know the huge television series it is based on. Game of Thrones.
"The sprites placed their crown on my head. I watched as their old queen turned into cherry blossom petals and was whisked away into the wind. Since the spites didn't speak I'm sure they were saying their goodbyes as their queen of the past blew away and