What’s Next (#93) – The Never Thinking Throne

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Here are a few I have to (or want to!) read soon. Which first?

Think

We weren’t always like this. We used to be average New York City high school sophomores. Until our homeroom went for flu shots. We were prepared for some side effects. Maybe a headache. Maybe a sore arm. We definitely didn’t expect to get telepathic powers. But suddenly we could hear what everyone was thinking. Our friends. Our parents. Our crushes. Now we all know that Tess is in love with her best friend, Teddy. That Mackenzie cheated on Cooper. That, um, Nurse Carmichael used to be a stripper.

Since we’ve kept our freakish skill a secret, we can sit next to the class brainiac and ace our tests. We can dump our boyfriends right before they dump us. We know what our friends really think of our jeans, our breath, our new bangs. We always know what’s coming. Some of us will thrive. Some of us will crack. None of us will ever be the same.
So stop obsessing about your ex. We’re always listening.

Never

When a family holiday ends in tragedy, the grieving parents’ marriage is left in ruins and, Shiv, their 15-year-old daughter, is tormented by what happened … and her part in it. Off the rails and unable to live with her guilt, Shiv is sent away to an exclusive clinic that claims to “cure” people like her.

But this is no ordinary psychiatric institution and Shiv discovers that her release – from her demons, and from the clinic itself – will come, if it comes at all, at a bizarre and terrible price.

Crown

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 three years and then be granted her freedom.

Celaena finds her training sessions with the captain of the guard, Westfall, challenging and exhilirating. 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.

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Asma

Asma is a cat-loving co-blogger at IceyBooks. She's a 15 year old homeschooler who spends her time blogging (obviously), reading, and whatever else strikes her fancy. She's also a part time pirate and assassin.

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11 Comments

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    Rachel Patrick

    March 13, 2014

    THRONE OF GLASS THRONE OF GLASS THRONE OF GLASS! And then CROWN OF MIDNIGHT. Because THAT BOOK.

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    Alicia Batista

    March 13, 2014

    Definitely THRONE OF GLASS! I haven’t read it yet, but it sounds SO amazing! And it has great reviews and rating too! :)

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    Crystal @ My Reading Room

    March 13, 2014

    I’m going with Throne of Glass as well. It’s on my TBR pile so that’s my mine reason, but I hear it is amazing!

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    Kristie

    March 13, 2014

    Glad to know I’m not the only one who hasn’t read Throne of Glass. Makes me want to set up a readalong.

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    blodeuedd

    March 13, 2014

    I want those :)

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    Jessica L. Brooks

    March 13, 2014

    I currently have Throne of Glass from the library, and I definitely want to read Don’t Even Think About It! :)

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    Adriana @ BooksOnHerMind

    March 13, 2014

    Just because I recently read and loved The Program I think you should read Never Ending (:

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    Missie

    March 13, 2014

    I really need to read Throne of Glass!
    Missie @ A Flurry of Ponderings

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    Annie

    March 14, 2014

    I haven’t read any of these but great things have been said about Throne of Glass so I say… go with that!

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    Amy

    March 14, 2014

    I have Throne of Glass but have yet to read it. I really want to read Don’t even think about it.

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    Jenna DeTrapani

    March 14, 2014

    I think Throne of Glass wins, hands down.

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