Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas

Reviewed by E. Mankowski, May 2018

Crown of Midnight, by Sarah J. Maas, is full of exciting twists and turns that will fascinate readers as they fly through the pages to uncover answers to these mysteries. The assassin, Celaena Sardothien, has earned her place as the King’s Champion, now beginning her life serving a corrupted crown. She discovers a world of secrets hiding within the glass castle, secrets which threaten both the lives of everyone she cares about, and the relationships she shares with them. The assassin becomes ensnared in a web of riddles, beginning an investigation to unravel that which she does not understand. However, a fateful night leaves Celaena torn as her loyalties become conflicted, and she must decide what lengths she is willing to go in order to make things right once again. This mysterious novel is perfect for upper middle schoolers, and high schoolers, who enjoy mystery, adventure, and action packed fighting.