Crown of Midnight is a book I’ve been putting off for a while ever since I finished Throne of Glass. I didn’t have any will intent towards the series (obviously from my review), but I just had a lot going on in my life at the moment that I couldn’t spare a moment to read.
Anyway, I loved this book. It’s a great sequel and it’s a great continuation of the story regarding how new things developed and how relationships changed. This was a real fun rollercoaster ride. I’ll take this by the bigger things. Don’t worry, no spoilers (though I feel like I’m the last person who’s read this book).
Celaena is always such a great character. She’s very true to herself while also being susceptible to any new development and or any new traumas. You see a lot, I mean a lot of new sides and different sides to her that you didn’t see in the first novel. This is really the bigger chunk of the story so far. This is the juicy part, this is the part that everything starts to come together and I’m figuring that the next two books are just the aftermath of what’s found in this book. I like how she didn’t make the love triangle a huge part of her journey (I mean, she’s got bigger fish to fry) and that it was really a subplot and it stayed there.
Speaking of the love triangle, I loved it. I’m normally not a huge fan of love triangles, but this felt really organic and there were real reasons for all of their actions. It never felt like anything didn’t have a reason. They all had a reason for falling for each other and I accept the canon. I’m curious as to how the story progresses. I really hope there isn’t any new love interests being thrown in here like there usually is in this kind of situation.
Overall the ending made me want to just jump start on the next book (and jump start I did. I’m reading it right now). I want to know how this story goes. I want to know how everything ends.
Like I said in the Throne of Glass review. I’ll be keeping up with this series and you know damn well I’ll be upset when it ends.