The literary world of fantasy is always providing new and exciting stories, to engulf readers in. With dystopian universes alluring young adults who crave these reality escapees, more and more stories are becoming staples in this universe previously anchored by stories like The Hunger Games and Divergent. While they are undeniable classics in the genre, each year new stories erupt, each one better than the rest. One of these stories is Throne of Glass.
Focused on the world of the kingdom of Adarlan, this book saga pursues the life of Celaena Sardothien, an 18-year-old assassin, serving a life sentence in the dark salt mines of Endovier who gets a second chance at life. The final book of the saga hit the shelves in 2018, and since then, this book has garnered a large following of readers, who are still heavily invested in the plotline of this saga. If you’re one of the many people hoping to get your hands on the books, here’s the proper order to read them.
‘Throne of Glass’ books in order
Much like most fantasy books, they’re usually meant to be read by the order of release. Thankfully, Throne of Glass isn’t exactly a story that requires any extra side novels or unnecessary additions, and for this reason, the story progresses swiftly over the course of seven books and a prequel novel, which can be read at any point in the story (but I recommend that you read it first). Without any further ado, here is the correct reading order for Throne of Glass.
- The Assassin’s Blade (2014) – Prequel
- Throne of Glass (2012)
- Crown of Midnight (2013)
- Heir of Fire (2014)
- Queen of Shadows (2015)
- Empire of Storms (2016)
- Tower of Dawn (2017)
- Kingdom of Ash (2018)
As for where to get this saga, any bookstore online or otherwise ought to have them in their library, due to their immense popularity and demand. As for the author, Sarah J. Maas, while she hasn’t worked on anything new recently, here’s to hoping we’ll see more of her fantastic fantasy worlds soon.