A review by emma_lei
Throne of Glass, by Sarah J. Maas

adventurous dark mysterious tense medium-paced
  • Plot- or character-driven? Plot
  • Strong character development? Yes
  • Loveable characters? It's complicated
  • Diverse cast of characters? No
  • Flaws of characters a main focus? It's complicated


I read this book a few years ago and finally came back to it again. I’m glad to report that I still enjoyed it and I’m excited to read the next books in the series that I never got to back then.

I’ve always been a sucker for fantasy worlds like this, especially ones that don’t shy away from combat.

A lot of times it gave me the vibe of a dungeons and dragons campaign. Especially with the political conflicts, personalities, different fighting styles, and types of magic. 

These things helped me feel like the characters were living in a full world that didn’t necessarily revolve around them 100% of the time. I always embrace that with open arms.

Overall, I’m glad I got the time to reread one of my favorites from middle school and can’t wait to see what the next ones have in store.

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