Tell me more about your books! Which series should I start with?
I am the author of three fantasy series: Throne of Glass, A Court of Thorns and Roses, and Crescent City, as well as a stand-alone book called Catwoman: Soulstealer.
Throne of Glass is a young adult series that follows assassin Celaena Sardothien and includes the following books: The Assassin’s Blade, Throne of Glass, Crown of Midnight, Heir of Fire, Queen of Shadows, Empire of Storms, Tower of Dawn, and Kingdom of Ash. There are also box sets, a game (Embers of Memory), and a coloring book, as well as a collector’s edition of Throne of Glass. This series is now complete.
A Court of Thorns and Roses is an adult series that follows huntress Feyre and her friends and family and includes the following books: A Court of Thorns and Roses, A Court of Mist and Fury, A Court of Wings and Ruin, A Court of Frost and Starlight, and A Court of Silver Flames. There are also box sets and a coloring book, as well as a collector’s edition of A Court of Thorns and Roses. This is an ongoing series.
Crescent City is an adult series that follows half-human, half-fae Bryce and includes the following books: House of Earth and Blood and House of Sky and Breath (to be released in 2022.) This is an ongoing series.
The decision about which series to start with is yours to make! Each series includes elements of epic adventure and heart-pounding romance, though they vary in setting and steaminess level.
What’s your next book?
The second book in the Crescent City series, House of Sky and Breath, will be available in early 2022.
Do I have to read your books in order?
While you could read the books out of order, you’d likely be a bit lost! I recommend starting with book 1 in the Court of Thorns and Roses and Crescent City series (A Court of Thorns and Roses and House of Earth and Blood.) For the Throne of Glass series, I recommend starting with The Assassin’s Blade, the collection of prequel novellas, as the events in that book resonate throughout the series.
Is it true there’s going to be an ACOTAR TV series?
Yes, the Court of Thorns and Roses series is in development for TV! I’m working to adapt the series for Hulu with Ron Moore, the creator of the Outlander TV series and one of my creative idols. We’re in the very early stages right now, but I hope to have more news to share soon!
Will there be more Throne of Glass books?
Currently, I do not have any plans to write more Throne of Glass books.
Will [my favorite couple] be endgame?
No spoilers! In all seriousness, while I do have ideas for all of my currently contracted books, I would never guarantee any plot points or pairings until each book is written. I’ve been surprised by where characters have taken me before!
Can I interview you? Can I get an ARC of your next book?
For any publicity inquiries, including interviews and ARCs/proofs, please email my publisher at AdultPublicityUSA@bloomsbury.com. Please keep in mind that it’s not customary to print ARCs for later books in series.
Will you come to my city/state/country for an event?
I love meeting readers all over the world! Due to my hectic writing schedule, I can only do a limited number of events each year, but there are so many cities, states, and countries I’d love to visit for the first time (or visit again!) If you’d like me to visit your city, the best thing to do is to tell your local bookstore or festival. The team there can let my publisher know and send them an official invite.
I’m hosting a festival/conference and I want to have you attend. How can I invite you?
Please email my publisher at AdultPublicityUSA@bloomsbury.com.
Can I get signed copies of your books? What about exclusive editions?
There are usually signed and/or exclusive editions of my books available through various retailers around publication. Keep an eye on my Instagram (@therealsjmaas) for announcements and details.
What’s the best way to find out about new releases or other big news from you?
My Instagram (@therealsjmaas) will always have any big announcements. For even more content, you can follow the Sarah J. Maas Books Facebook hub run by my publisher.
How can I sell approved merchandise or fan art related to your books?
Please email SJMmerch@writershouse.com to request approval.
What are your thoughts on fan art and fan fiction?
I love seeing fan art!