31 December 2012

Book Love: Throne of Glass


THRONE OF GLASS
by Sarah J. Maas

Throne of Glass #1

Published August 2nd 2012
from Bloomsbury

Meet Celaena Sardothien.
Beautiful. Deadly. Destined for greatness.


In the dark, filthy salt mines of Endovier, an eighteen-year-old girl is serving a life sentence. She is a trained assassin, the best of her kind, but she made a fatal mistake: she got caught.

Young Captain Westfall offers her a deal: her freedom in return for one huge sacrifice. Celaena must represent the prince in a to-the-death tournament—fighting the most gifted thieves and assassins in the land. Live or die, Celaena will be free. Win or lose, she is about to discover her true destiny. But will her assassin’s heart be melted?


About the Author <<

Sarah J. Maas lives in Southern California, and over the years, she has developed an unhealthy appreciation for Disney movies and bad pop music. She adores fairy tales and ballet, drinks too much coffee, and watches absolutely rubbish TV shows. When she's not busy writing YA fantasy novels, she can be found exploring the California coastline.



>> Why I Love this Book

I have said many a time that I love books and movies about assassins, so, really, is it any wonder why I love this book? Maas has created a world for her story that holds its own against those created by authors such as Maria V. Snyder and Suzanne Collins. Of course, there is also the kick-ass main character Celaena who just happens to be one of the greatest assassins to fall in love with and root for through her struggles. I was lucky enough to get my hands on a ARC of this book, but I just had to own it for myself, so when I saw it in the bookshop last week, I just had  to buy it. You can read my review of Throne of Glass,  here.

I am eagerly awaiting the release of the squeal, Crown of Midnight  which is set to be released in August. Here's hoping that I can get an ARC of that one too! ^_^




1 comment :

  1. Unfortunately, i never read a book about assassins :( Everyone seems to be loving this book, so i will def check it out!! I love your blog! New follower ;)
    - Farah @ MajiBookshelf

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