Crown of Midnight

Throne of Glass, #2

This sequel was exactly what I was hoping for! Sometimes second books can be a bit of a let down, but Crown of Midnight delivers in more ways than one!

Celaena Is now royal assassin. She now has a lot of respect and is shown to be a true heroine. What I liked about this one is that we got to see how being the assassin has changed her. We get to see Celeana in a whole new light and it just made me love her all the more. She is truly one of my favorite characters.

The politics part of the story was toned down some which was nice. Sometimes I need a break from all that and it was nice to focus on something else this time around.

I really enjoyed this story and I think if you loved the first the you will be blown away by the second. It is a definite must read!

Book Blurb for Crown of Midnight

She is the greatest assassin her world has ever known.

But where will her conscience, and her heart, lead her?

After a year of hard labor in the Salt Mines of Endovier, eighteen-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien has won the king's contest to become the new royal assassin. Yet Celaena is far from loyal to the crown – a secret she hides from even her most intimate confidantes.Keeping up the deadly charade—while pretending to do the king's bidding—will test her in frightening new ways, especially when she's given a task that could jeopardize everything she's come to care for. And there are far more dangerous forces gathering on the horizon -- forces that threaten to destroy her entire world, and will surely force Celaena to make a choice. Where do the assassin’s loyalties lie, and who is she willing to fight for?

Night Owl Reviews Jul, 2013 4.50