Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

Fountain of Youth Book Club

Throne of Glass Discussion Questions

  1. What do you think of the 3rd person narration?
  2. Why do you think the book begins after Celaena has spent a year in the salt mines as a slave?
  3. What do you think of Celaena and the Crown Prince being so worried about her lack of cleanliness?
  4. Would you agree to be the king’s assassin to win your freedom in four years?
  5. Would you believe that either side plans to honor the agreement?
  6. Do you think a tyrannical king would execute everything with magic and burn all of the books?
  7. Do you like Celaena?
  8. What do you think of Dorian, the Crown Prince?
  9. Who is your favorite character?
  10. Does a library with a million books sound inviting?
  11. Why do you think Celaena acts humble around the King after she greeted Dorian rudely?
  12. What do you think of Chaol, the Captain of the Guard?
  13. Does it seem odd that Celaena is the only female?
  14. Is staying in the middle and unnoticed good advice for Celaena?
  15. Why do you think Princess Nehemia enters the story?
  16. What do you think of the world-building?
  17. During the battle to be Champion, do you have a favorite competitor?
  18. What do you think of the first test of archery?
  19. Does Prince Dorian’s worrying about marriage mesh with the main story?
  20. How does her reading and her playing of the pianoforte show Celaena’s character and meld with her identity as an assassin?
  21. What do you think of the 2nd test of capture the flag?
  22. Why do you think Celaena saved Nox?
  23. What do you think of Celaena finding the passageway and exploring it?
  24. If this was a choose your own adventure would you escape when you found the boats?
  25. How creepy is both Chaol and Dorian showing up in Celaena’s room to watch her while she sleeps?
  26. What do you think is the evil in the castle?
  27. How important do you think the Wyrdmarks are?
  28. Did the billiards game between Dorian and Celaena sound interesting?
  29. Are you surprised that Prince Dorian thinks that marriage is for love?
  30. What did you think of the poisons test?
  31. Would you want the puppy or would you be afraid someone would use her against you?
  32. Should Celaena go to the ball?
  33. Were you surprised that Cain was the one bringing the killer through?
  34. Who is the real villain of this book?
  35. What did you think of the duel between Cain and Celaena?
  36. How do the visions from the poison change the battle?
  37. What role do you think Elena has in the story?
  38. Should Celaena have ended her relationship with Dorian?
  39. What did you think of the ending?
  40. Did you like the book?
  41. Would you read more in the series?

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