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Throne of Glass - Sarah J. Maas

 

“You could rattle the stars," she whispered. "You could do anything, if only you dared. And deep down, you know it, too. That’s what scares you most.”

 

This book was defiantly worth the wait, not wanting to get caught up in the hype and wanting to read the series as a whole I've waited since 2012 to finally read this!! I loved everything about it, the pacing and how it all built to the climax with all the threads coming together at the right time.

 

This book has laid the groundwork amazingly for the series to come, the main plot of Celaena fighting to become the kings champion to win her freedom and the more fantasy Fae element.

 

“Libraries were full of ideas—perhaps the most dangerous and powerful of all weapons.”

 

After thinking on it a while I think I gave this book 4.5 stars because I wanted a slightly different Celaena. After reading the novellas I think I had expected her to spend more time in the mines, so I thought we'd have a more broken character who not only has to heal her mind but her body too. I wanted to see her shed her pampered princess attitude and grow differently.

 

But all in all this book was amazing, and absolutely worth the wait!! I do kind of regret not reading Maas sooner, but I love that I can just binge read her series now instead of waiting.

 

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Reading progress update: I've read 176 out of 432 pages.

Throne of Glass - Sarah J. Maas
Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece - Stephen Fry Batman: Nightwalker - Marie Lu

Reading progress update: I've read 272 out of 416 pages.

Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece - Stephen Fry

"Gaia visited her daughter Mnemosyne, who was busy being unpronounceable.” 

Reading progress update: I've read 132 out of 253 pages.

Batman: Nightwalker - Marie Lu

Reading progress update: I've read 156 out of 400 pages.

Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece - Stephen Fry

Reading progress update: I've read 200 out of 416 pages.

Reflection  - Elizabeth Lim

“I’ve seen many men dress as girls to evade serving in the army, but never any women who dressed as boys so they could serve.” 

Reading progress update: I've read 590 out of 844 pages.

Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales - Jacob Grimm

"In a short time she, with frightful cries, came riding by, as swift as the wind on a wild tom-cat."