In the third book of the Throne of Glass series, Celaena Sardothien is once again faced with a deadly choice. After narrowly escaping death in Heir of Fire, she must travel to Wendlyn to restore her magic and then return to Adarlan as its queen—or die trying. But war is brewing within Faerie itself and those who thirst for blood may not wait long before attacking. And facing such danger on two fronts proves too great even for Celaena Sardothien. With time running out, allies must be called upon while enemies are confronted, old truths exposed and brutal choices made that could determine the fate not just of these three young women but also of an entire realm … Publisher: Bloomsbury Children’s Books.
For who is this book for ?
The Throne of Glass series is a Young Adult book. It follows the story Celaena Sardothien, who was once an assassin for the King of Adarlan but has since been freed. In Heir of Fire she must travel to Wendlyn in order to restore her magic and then return as queen or die trying. This third installment sees war brewing within Faerie and those thirsting for blood may not wait long before attacking- so Celaena must rely on her allies more than ever before. Meanwhile old truths are exposed and brutal choices made which could determine the fate not just these three young women, but also that of an entire realm…
- The suspense is intense and the plot is well executed
- The characters are multidimensional and engaging
- It provides a great read for young adults
- The story is slow to start
- The ending feels rushed
- Some of the character motivations are unclear
Learn more about the author
Sarah J. Maas is the author of Throne of Glass, Crown of Midnight and Heir of Fire. She wrote the first book in this series when she was just sixteen years old and it became a New York Times bestseller. Sarah lives with her family in Pennsylvania in the USA.
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