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So many books I’ve read recently star mostly innocent, virginal, unaware women and this book has me looking for something else staring a tough, lovable heroine (like Cat from Night Huntress…) 66,857 ratings — In other words, each of these key scenes could be two halves—a whole scene but one that has a POV shift midway. But there’s a twist: in this book, both the heroine and her king are the villains. Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) Sarah J. Maas (Goodreads Author) published 2016, avg rating 3.73 — 54,193 ratings — Also, keep in mind in many romance novels, POVs alternate, so you may have a scene or two in the hero’s POV, and then shift to the heroine’s. 6,673 ratings — published 2015, avg rating 4.06 — Obviously, we had to check it out. 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