Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Review: Crown of Midnight by Sarah J Maas
Title: Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass #2)
Author: Sarah J Maas
Publisher: Bloomsbury (August 2013)
I have decided to leave off the blurb for this review because of potentially spoiling Throne of Glass, the first book in this series.
Crown of Midnight basically kicks off shortly after the events of ToG and it really felt like one of those books that was written simply to set up book 3 in the series. There was a lot of fluff in between the revelations that made my attention wander, which is a great pity because Sarah J Maas is still one of my favorite authors.
But, let's be honest here. ToG was a tough act to follow and CoM has a very different vibe to it anyway.
I really did enjoy the slow development of the romantic plotline. The sexual tension was almost palpable in parts. I am also so crazy-fond of these characters that I can overlook the fluffy parts and keep going just to spend time in this world.
Having said that, I have just started book 3 and it's a cracker. So ignore the niggles with this book and read it to get to book 3! Because this series really kicks into high gear!