Dec 10, 2012

Best of Year 1

Posted by Emily at Monday, December 10, 2012
In celebration of my blogaversary in 4 days, I am reairing my best reviews, author interviews, author guest posts, etc. 
The following is my first ever review, of Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare - it's even signed using my blogspot.com address xD

To those whom do not know, this is the second book in The Mortal Instruments series, sister-series to The Mortal Instruments, it's followed by Clockwork Princess, to be published in about a year, and before it is Clockwork Angel.
I'm a die-hard fan of Cassandra Clare, I pre-ordered Clockwork Prince back in October or November, and have been anxiously waiting for it since then.
When I received my copy(Collector's First Edition!) I promptly dropped everything and read it.
It continues the story of sixteen-year-old Tessa Gray, who crossed the ocean to find her brother after her Aunt's death, but instead, she finds stele-wielding Demon Killers who call themselves Shadow Hunters, and a guy named Mortmain whom wants to make her his bride, and somehow 'created her'.
There's quiet, gentlemanly Jem, who is slowly dying, and Will, whom is like a pretty piece of glass that against your instincts you lean down to touch..
And next thing you know your finger's all cut.
And Tessa is in love with both of them.
And then there's the subject of Will's family being connected to the Magister, and the curse upon Will...
And Tessa is trying to figure out the secret of her parents....
And a secret about Nate is revealed..
And Jessamine whom may or may not be connected to the Magister(read the book to find out about all this!)
This has another cliff-hanger ending.. which is good, and bad, as the next book won't be out till September of 2013! Oh well, i'll have to look for more amazing books to fill my time... or die of Cassandra Clare withdrawal.
I am anxiously waiting for the last book in the trilogy, and hope, like she did with her other series, The Mortal Instruments, Cassandra Clare will write more books in this series, The Infernal Devices.
Amazing, awe-striking, Spectacular, are three words i'd use to describe this book.
I wish I could give it 1 gazzilion stars, but i'll have to settle with giving it five out of five, and waiting anxiously until Clockwork Princess, the last book, comes out!
-Emily at onemilysbookshelf.blogspot.com

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