Ten years of shadows, but no longer. Light up the darkness, Majesty
Maas has completely outdone herself with Queen of Shadows. To be able to read a book and hate it so much while loving every second of it is truly a beautiful thing. The Throne of Glass series reminds me why I love reading so much. Maas creates a world full of characters that make you mourn with them, rejoice with them, argue with them, and support them in every aspect of their lives.
This review will be Queen of Shadows spoiler free but there will be references to events of previous novels.
Queen of Shadows doesn’t hesitate to roll out the punches as soon as the novel starts. It opens on Aelin’s return to Rifthold. Divided into two parts, Lady of Shadow and Lady of Light, Queen of Shadows is truly full of Aelin’s reckoning.
You get the return of beloved characters with heart-breaking and heart-warming reunions. You also get new characters introduced that are incredible. The development of characters is unparalleled in Queen of Shadows.
While reading I struggled to accept the events of the novel but I eventually gave in and I understand why a lot of things happened and I’m glad they did.
I can’t say enough good things about this novel. So pick it up, grab a box of tissues, and hold on. It’s completely worth it. If you haven’t read the Throne of Glass series- GO START NOW!
I want to say a humongous thank you to my carranam, Melanie @ onelesslonelyblog, for our impromptu read along. I’m so glad I had you to rage with, to cry with, to accept with, and to rejoice with. You’re the best!
Maas and Aelin: I’ll follow you To Whatever End.