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Title:
Heir of fire
Author:
Maas, Sarah J.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Bloomsbury, 2014.
Physical Description:
565 pages : map ; 25 cm.
Summary:
Royal assassin Celaena must travel to a new land to confront a truth about her heritage, while brutal and monstrous forces are gathering on the horizon, intent on enslaving her world.
General Note:
Sequel to: Crown of midnight.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781619630659

9781408839126

9781619630673
Format :
Book

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Summary

Celaena 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. Will Celaena find the strength to not only fight her inner demons, but to take on the evil that is about to be unleashed?

The bestselling series that has captured readers all over the world reaches new heights in this sequel to the New York Times best-selling Crown of Midnight . Packed with heart-pounding action, fierce new characters, and swoon-worthy romance, this third book will enthrall readers from start to finish.


Author Notes

Sarah J. Maas was born on March 5, 1986 in Manhattan, New York. She received a degree in creative writing and a minor in religious studies from Hamilton College. In April 2002, she began posting the first chapters of the rough draft of Throne of Glass on FictionPress.com and garnered a large online fan base. Her first book, Throne of Glass, was published in 2012. Her other works include A Faraway Land, Crown of Midnight, and A Court of Thorns and Roses. Her novels A Court of Mist and Fury, book 2 in the Throne of Glass series, Heir of Fire, book 3 in the Throne of Glass series, and Empire of Fire, book 5 in the Throne of Glass series, and A Court of Wings and Ruin, book 3 in A Court of Thorns and Roses series made The New York Times Best Seller List.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Reviews 2

Booklist Review

In the last installment of Maas' best-selling series, Celaena discovered long-held secrets not only about her heritage and destiny but also her immense inborn power. Almost all of the tantalizing questions posed in that volume are answered in this hefty follow-up, and it doesn't disappoint. After wallowing in hopelessness while on the run, Celaena is scooped up by a gruff fae warrior who helps her shape and control her terrifying power, a power great enough to crumble the tyrannical regime she served as King's Champion. Meanwhile, Celaena's friends secretly work together to undermine the wicked king's unspeakable cruelty, and a legion of witches perhaps the most fascinating characters so far lie in wait to make their own power grab. Though the novel is occasionally overstuffed, Maas has a screenwriter's eye for plotting, and for the most part, the pages fly by. Series fans will be relieved to hear that this installment is only the halfway point, and thanks to Maas' adroit plot maneuvers, well-wrought characters, and immersive world building, they'll be positively hooked for the forthcoming volumes. HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: How could Game of Thrones meets The Hunger Games not be a gold mine?--Hunter, Sarah Copyright 2010 Booklist


School Library Journal Review

Gr 8 Up-In this installment of the fantasy series, Celaena's true identity has been revealed. While on an assassin's errand in Wendlyn, she spends her days drinking and brawling, lost in the pain and anger caused by Chaol's betrayal and Nehemia's death. Queen Maeve of the Fae has different plans for Celaena, and sends Fae Prince Rowan to fetch the heroine and train her in the ways of fairy magic. Celaena begrudgingly agrees by striking a bargain: she learns magic, and Maeve shares her knowledge of the Wyrdkeys and how the king might be defeated. Meanwhile, in Adarlan, Chaol enters a tenuous alliance with the king's general, Adeion Ashryver, to support the underground resistance movement, and Prince Dorian continues to try to control his own newly found magical abilities, or risk being executed by his father. Readers will devour Maas's latest entry. The plot remains fast paced, balancing scenes of intense action with emotionally wrenching interactions between characters. Intriguing backstories continue to develop, vacillating between thrilling and heartbreaking, leaving readers to guess where alliances truly lie. While the story continues to be told from multiple perspectives, the addition of new characters brings tangled new relationships and dimension to the plot. Those unfamiliar with the previous titles will have a difficult time keeping up, but this is a must-purchase for libraries owning Throne of Glass (2012) and Crown of Midnight (2013, both Bloomsbury).-Kelsey Johnson-Kaiser, Columbus Public Library, WI (c) Copyright 2012. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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