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Throne of glass


Publication Information:
New York : Bloomsbury, 2012.
Physical Description:
406 pages : map ; 25 cm
Series title(s):
Number in series:
bk. 1.
After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her freedom on one condition: she must act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin. Her opponents are men-thieves and assassins and warriors from across the empire, each sponsored by a member of the king's council. If she beats her opponents in a series of eliminations, she'll serve the kingdom for four years and then be granted her freedom. Celaena finds her training sessions with the captain of the guard, Westfall, challenging and exhilarating. But she's bored stiff by court life. Things get a little more interesting when the prince starts to show interest in her ... but it's the gruff Captain Westfall who seems to understand her best. Then one of the other contestants turns up dead ... quickly followed by another. Can Celaena figure out who the killer is before she becomes a victim? As the young assassin investigates, her search leads her to discover a greater destiny than she could possibly have imagined.
Reading Level:
Young Adult.

790 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader 5.7.

Reading Counts! 6.7.

Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 5.7 18 155818.

Reading Counts RC High School 6.2 26 Quiz: 59329.

Accelerated Reader AR 5.7 18.0 155818.
Assassins -- Juvenile fiction.

Princes -- Juvenile fiction.

Courts and courtiers -- Juvenile fiction.

Prisoners -- Juvenile fiction.

Contests -- Juvenile fiction.

Murder -- Investigation -- Juvenile fiction.

Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Juvenile fiction.


Assassins -- Fiction

Princes -- Fiction

Courts and courtiers -- Fiction

Prisoners -- Fiction
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