Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)

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Dorian I didn't enjoy either of them. I think there are much better books out there.

The second book only really serves to make Celaena even more "special…more
I didn't enjoy either of them. I think there are much better books out there.

The second book only really serves to make Celaena even more "special snowflake".

Celaena is too over-the-top powerful and special, her skills are mentioned but barely ever shown, the narration boasts and boasts that "she's awesome, really!" but all the reader ever gets to see is her whining, her petty revenge and non-stop "witty" banter.

That and she constantly puts down other women because she's "not like them" and shames them for daring to fancy the people she likes. If a woman isn't Celaena or her friend, they're basically depicted as an idiot, liar or otherwise corrupt.

I honestly think this series is among the worst I've ever read. (less)
Erin I mean, I'm thirteen, and I read it last year. The sex scene is a little cringe, but it's really. Not. That. Bad.
The school library has it on…more
I mean, I'm thirteen, and I read it last year. The sex scene is a little cringe, but it's really. Not. That. Bad.
The school library has it on restricted loan, so... 14-15, but what I've found is that parents think something is 16+, and the kids who have read it think it's appropriate for younger than that age group. I think it's the KIDS we should listen to, since they're the ones who really matter as far as the fact that if they're sensitive to it, it's probably not appropriate. It might pose some questions about sex if kids don't know what it is (but most 10-11 year olds do) but so long as they know about that sort of thing, it's not too bad. There's no real graphicness to it, and to all these parents saying '16+!' maybe it's time to have another kid. Because if you want to keep young kids forever, you really need to re-think parenting. I'm not telling you how to be a parent, because I'm not one myself, but at the same time, it annoys me when there's so many restrictions on shit like this because parents are pananoid and don't want to let us grow up.
Yes, the young and innocent are great! But at the same time, as soon as kids find out about the Birds and the Bees, you can't stop them growing up. Kids become adults, and personally, I've found that reading slightly more adult scenes in books has helped me explore what it's like to grow up and be more adult. So I'm going to say, about 12, because it might be a bit disturbing or a little bit of an issue with younger kids, but honestly, if you want to keep your kids innocent forever, don't let them read anything, ban them from the Internet, and watch them like Big Brother 24/7. And they'll probably STILL find out about stuff, find a way to read shit like this. So please, it's NOT 16+. More like about 12+.(less)
Rees Malwin The best order to read them is chronologically (when they were released):
1. Throne of Glass
2. Crown of Midnight
3. The Assassin's Blade
4. Heir of Fire
…more
The best order to read them is chronologically (when they were released):
1. Throne of Glass
2. Crown of Midnight
3. The Assassin's Blade
4. Heir of Fire
5. Queen of Shadows.

However, reading The Assassin's Blade before you even read Throne of Glass will help to keep you up to date on Celaena's life, and reading it before Throne of Glass or after Crown of Midnight would be your two best bets.(less)
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Chlobomb OMG HE HAS TO COME BACK OR ELSE I'LL WRITE A LETTER OF COMPLAINT TO SJM.

Nox is like one of my favourite fictional characters of all time.…more
OMG HE HAS TO COME BACK OR ELSE I'LL WRITE A LETTER OF COMPLAINT TO SJM.

Nox is like one of my favourite fictional characters of all time. (less)

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