Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas | BOOK REVIEW

MAAS-Throne-of-Glass-2Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
by Sarah J. Maas
Published 2 August 2012
★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

All I’ve been hearing lately is Throne of Glass, Throne of Glass, Throne of Glass. “Have you read Throne of Glass yet, Steph?” “Oh my God, you should read it. Like now.” “Throne of Glass is epic. You won’t regret reading it.” And upon finally reading this first book in what is anticipated to be a long series, I am here to say that Throne of Glass is definitely worth its hype.

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?

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The desire to start a book blog struck me almost a year ago when I first read Divergent and Insurgent and the anticipation for Allegiant just about killed me. I needed something to occupy myself, so I turned to more books. Thus I discovered the Lux series (which just wrapped up a few weeks ago and ohmygod it was totally worth the wait!), the Legend series, and so many more since then. In December, the urge to start a book blog became an itch I couldn’t dispel, and so it became my project for 2014 to start my very first, proper book blog.

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