Tower of Dawn (TBH We Still Hate Chaol) | Book Review


By: Sarah J. Maas

# 6 in the Throne of Glass Series | 286 Pages | Pub. 2017

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Tower of Dawn at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★☆
  • Dude: Like the training bra of boyfriends
  • Heroine # 1: Yrene is as cool as Joanna from Fixer Upper
  • Heroine # 2: Nesryn traded UP
  • Steaminess: What happens in the Oasis, stays in the Oasis
  • Brutality: Excuse me, SJM?! How dare. You. Ruin. Me. Like. That.

Pairs Well With:

Neith’s Arrow

  • 2 tablespoons gin
  • 2 tablespoons Campari
  • 2 tablespoons sweet vermouth
  • 1 orange twist

Our Thoughts

Our feelings on Chaol are no secret. We think he’s the crazy ex-boyfriend that just won’t go away because SJM keeps shoving him down our throats. Quit trying to make Chaol a thing!

Yeah, he looooves Dorian and is “oh so loyal” but we think he’s a whiny jerk that lacks perspective and just needs to get over himself. So, the fact that we had to read a 620 page book on him wasn’t something we were precisely looking forward to… But overall, Tower of Dawn wasn’t bad. Yeah, it was way too long and probably could’ve been ⅓ of the size because it didn’t really add to the overall plot until 70% through the novel but the new characters in the southern continent made it worth it.

Beware, Spoilers are coming…

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