CROWN OF MIDNIGHT
If Celeana’s amazing fighting skills and strong personality don’t win you over, the rest of Maas’ latest Throne of Glass title will. With assassinations, betrayal, love and magic, this novel has something to match everyone’s interests, without feeling cluttered. The action will carry you right to the end, leaving you eager for the next installment.
After becoming the king’s assassin, Celeana is quickly fed up with court politics. She tries to distance herself by focusing on her newly discovered love for Chaol, but when he is kidnapped, she is prompted to action. Suddenly, no one is trustworthy and she’s forced to look for the one forbidden thing that might just save them all — magic. (BLOOMSBURY, Aug., 432 pp., $17.99, ISBN: 9781619630628, HC, 12 & Up)