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Waiting on Wednesday: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

May 23rd, 2012 by Debbie's World of Books

Waiting on Wednesday

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly event, hosted by Jill from Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

My pick for this week is Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas due out August 2012.

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

Summary from Goodreads.com: After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her freedom on one condition: she must act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin.

Her opponents are men—thieves and assassins and warriors from across the empire, each sponsored by a member of the kings council. If she beats her opponents in a series of eliminations, she’ll serve the kingdom for three years and then be granted her freedom.

Celaena finds her training sessions with the captain of the guard, Westfall, challenging and exhilirating. But she’s bored stiff by court life. Things get a little more interesting when the prince starts to show interest in her… but it’s the gruff Captain Westfall who seems to understand her best.

Then one of the other contestants turns up dead… quickly followed by another. Can Celaena figure out who the killer is before she becomes a victim? As the young assassin investigates, her search leads her to discover a greater destiny than she could possibly have imagined.

Posted in Books, Fantasy, Young Adult

4 Responses

  1. kay

    I am looking forward to reading this one too. Great pick!

  2. Emily's Reading Room

    I’ve got this one as an e-galley. I can’t wait to read it!

  3. Em

    Same pick! It sounds so good! Great pick.
    Em
    My WOW

  4. Bookworm1858

    This is a definite must-read for me as the synopsis completely intrigues me plus it reminds me a bit of Poison Study, one of my favorite books of all time.

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