*This review has some major spoilers for Crown of Midnight. If you haven’t read it, I will insert a – SPOILER ALERT – in front of every spoiler, in case you want to read the review anyway. Or you can just go buy Crown of Midnight right now and read it, and then read this review ;) Seriously, though, you should.*
Author: Sarah J. Maas
My rating: 5 oh-my-God-please-give-me-more hearts
Genre: Young Adult, High Fantasy, Romance
Pub. date: September 2nd 2014
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Synopsis: She was the heir of ash and fire, and she would bow to no one.
Celaena Sardothien has survived deadly contests and shattering heartbreak—but at an unspeakable cost. Now she must travel to a new land to confront her darkest truth...a truth about her heritage that could change her life—and her future—forever.
Meanwhile, brutal and monstrous forces are gathering on the horizon, intent on enslaving her world. To defeat them, Celaena must find the strength to not only fight her inner demons but to battle the evil that is about to be unleashed.
The king's assassin takes on an even greater destiny and burns brighter than ever before in this follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Crown of Midnight. (synopsis from Goodreads)