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Friday Reads: Throne of Glass


Reading this Friday:
Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

By: Sarah J Maas, about whom more can be found here.  Debut novel.

What's it about?  What if the pretty princess was an assassin, and the big event was a competition to be King's Champion instead of a ball?  But you still kept romance and intrigue in the mix and threw in some mystery and magic for good measure?

Why did I pick it? I've been an avid reader of the blog PublishingCrawl ever since before it was PubCrawl and was Let the Words Flow.  Sarah has been a regular contributor and I've loved her story of how Throne of Glass evolved from being a FictionPress story to a published book.

Who will like it?  I won't say you  have to like fantasy to like this book, but if you are a fantasy fan, this is a great pick.  It also helps if you like strong but complicated heroines and love interests with some depth.

Judging a book by its cover: Can you for this book?  I love the nearly etched look of the Glass Castle in the background, but have to confess--Celaena wears way better clothes in the book than she does on its cover.

What are you reading heading into the weekend?

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  1. I read about this book on another blog too. I love the story behind it, and the story itself sounds great. I'll have to add it to my TBR list.

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  2. Argh! My TBR list keeps growing and growing! I'm currently reading Artermis Fowl (which was a bestseller in children's fiction and which I've only got round to reading now.) It's a fast read and quite funny :)

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