Book Review: Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas

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Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass #2) / ★ 1/2

One sentence summary: King’s Champion Assassin Celaena Sardothian is sent to kill the king’s adversaries while she questions loyalties, deals with relationships, and discovers more secrets of forbidden magic.

“Enough! We have enough enemies as it is! There are worse things out there to face!”

Celaena slowly turned to him, her face splattered with blood and eyes blazing bright. “No, there aren’t,” she said. “Because I’m here now.”

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January Reads


During the month of December, I had a bit of a reading slump, but I’m happy to say my appetite for books returned full force this month, and I started off 2017 with some really great reads. (My inspiration to take a quality picture of my books was rather lacking, however. But I like an excuse to feature some of my bookish mugs).


The Secret History by Donna Tartt • 5/5 stars
I truly began this year with the book of books, and it’s definitely this month’s favorite. It’s tragic and disturbing and fantastic and will probably be one of my favorites of the year. I’m THAT confident. Full review.

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Book Review: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas


Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass #1) / My rating: ★ 1/2 ☆☆☆

One sentence summary: Celaena Sardothian, alleged world class assassin, attracts the attentions of the Prince of Adarlan and his Royal Captain of the Guard while competing to be the King of Adarlan’s Champion assassin and solving a murder mystery.

“As my friend, you should either bring me along, or keep me company.”

“Friend?” he asked.

She blushed. “Well, ‘scowling escort’ is a better description. Or ‘reluctant acquaintance’, if you prefer.”

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