Hey guys! I know I must be one of the last people to actually start reading the Throne of Glass series, to be honest, I’m not even sure why I didn’t read it sooner, especially after I loved the ACOTAR series. But nonetheless, I finished the first book in the Throne of Glass Series, and I’ve already started Crown of Midnight and I can already tell I’m going to love the entire series, I plan on binge reading all of them over the next month or so!
When I was going into this series, I had in the back of mind this preconceived notion that it would be too much like the ACOTAR series, or it wouldn’t live up to the hype or couldn’t compare to ACOTAR, but I was definitely wrong. Though there are some similarities between the two series (as they take place in the same multiverse), they are vastly different.
As always, I absolutely love Sarah J. Mass’ writing style. It’s distinctly well written just like some of her other work I’ve read. I love the whole idea of creating a plot surrounding an assassin competing for the King’s Champion. The plot moved at a quick pace, the thing I think that Sarah J Maas does really well, is utilize the full potential and capacity of her pages, she always uses every opportunity to make whatever is happening, significant to the plot.
The characters in Throne of Glass are also really likeable, I love Celaena, Choal and Dorian!
WARNING SPOILER: I have to say though, that I was quite disappointed when I learned that Celaena told Dorian that she couldn’t be with him once she won the competition. I thought they were the cutest couple!! Some I’m curious to see how the romance in this series progresses now that she basically told Dorian it’s not going to happen between them.
I thought the creativity and world building was also very well done. I liked the incorporation of Wyrdmarks and doors, and how the kingdom’s history and main historical figures still play an important role in this world.
Overall, I give this novel 5.5 stars (of course it’s SJM after all, never read a book by her I didn’t like), and even though most of you have probably already read it, if you haven’t and you like fantasy and romance, don’t hesitate to pick it up, you won’t regret it!
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