Throne of Glass

by Srah J. Maas Year Published: 2012 Fantasy

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. This is an engaging and action-packed fantasy with fantasic world-building. It's the first in an epic series.