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From Spellbinding Pages of Crown of Midnight | A review of Book 2 in Throne of Glass series

Crown of Midnight is the second book in the series of Throne of Glass. The story continues further in this book. Our Celaena is now the King's assassin and she is working and earning a lot. She is buying expensive stuff and lots and lots of books. The love triangle between Dorian, Celaena, and Chaol has ended because Cealena has made her choice; Nehemia and Caleane's friendship is going strong; and Now other things are happening that need our attention 😅😂. 

Here is the Goodreads description of the book;

"A line that should never be crossed is about to be breached.

It puts this entire castle in jeopardy—and the life of your friend."

From the throne of glass rules a king with a fist of iron and a soul as black as pitch. Assassin Celaena Sardothien won a brutal contest to become his Champion. Yet Celaena is far from loyal to the crown. She hides her secret vigilantly; she knows that the man she serves is bent on evil.

Keeping up the deadly charade becomes increasingly difficult when Celaena realizes she is not the only one seeking justice. As she tries to untangle the mysteries buried deep within the glass castle, her closest relationships suffer. It seems no one is above questioning her allegiances—not the Crown Prince Dorian; not Chaol, the Captain of the Guard; not even her best friend, Nehemia, a foreign princess with a rebel heart.

Then one terrible night, the secrets they have all been keeping lead to an unspeakable tragedy. As Celaena's world shatters, she will be forced to give up the very thing most precious to her and decide once and for all where her true loyalties lie... and whom she is ultimately willing to fight for.

High Fantasy, Young adult
Adventurous, Mystery
Easy to read
Likable and multilayered character
☙ High Fantasy Magical World
☙ Love Triangle (it's fading but it's still there)
☙ Deal with a devil vibe
☙ Deadly and More sinister games
☙ Romantasy 
This is another level of good from the last one. The first book gives of somewhat close world and cozy vibe. This book also gave the same vibe but somewhat expanded the horizon. Celaena is playing a double game with the king. Chaol wants Celaena's attention. Dorian also wants her attention but she is staying away from the prince breaking the heart of the prince in the process.

The scene of Archer meeting Celaena and Chaol getting jealous was epic 😅. Things get good for a while and then in typical Sarah J Maas fashion, everything goes to shit. Someone important dies, Celaena breaks down and Chaol suffers the consequences and then there is a big reveal at the end of the book which blows my mind 🤯. 

In conclusion, this book was great in the grand scheme of things that are going to happen in the next books 👍


Overall: ★★★★★| 5 Stars
Plot: ★★★★★ | 5 Stars
Characters: ★★★★★| 5 Stars
Ending: ★★★★★| 5 Stars
Fun: ★★★★★| 5 Stars
 | 4 Stars 
☙ The Dynamics between Chaol, Celaena, and             Dorian
☙ Nehemia and Celaena's friendship
    Celaena and Chaol 
☙ Fleetfoot and Celaena dynamics were                     wholesome too
☙ More secrets and ancient prophecies and history     and stuff
An Important Character dies
☙ Celaena because of her sass
☙ Dorian because of his cuteness
The King

“The best lies were always mixed with truth.”

“The rest of the world quieted into nothing. In         that moment, after ten long years, Celaena             looked at Chaol and realized she was home.”

“But death was her curse and her gift, and death had been her good friend these long, long years.”

“Some things you hear with your ears. Others,         you hear with your heart.”

“Celaena Sardothien wasn’t in league with Aelin     Ashryver Galathynius.”

“He wouldn't let his servants change the sheets         on his bed because they still smelled like her,         because he went to sleep dreaming that she was     still lying beside him.”