Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare

The second book in The Dark Artifices sees the Blackthorns and Emma Carstairs visited by the Centurians, elite Shadowhunters, in search of Malcolm Fade’s body. But that’s no the only reason the Centurians are there. Zara Dearborn, the prejudiced leader of the group wants to take the institute for herself and the Cohort, a group […]

Monstress by Marie Liu

In this Steampunk/Decopunk inspired version of Asia, two races are at war. The Humans, and the Aracanics, part human and part animal. Maika is a young Arcanic that looks completely human, but harbors a dark entity inside her. Desperate to find out the truth about herself and what happened to her mother, Maika infiltrates an […]

Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare

Emma Carstairs is convinced her parent’s deaths had nothing to do with Sebastian Morgenstern. When mundanes and Fae are murdered in the same way, the Faerie Courts ask the Los Angeles Institute to investigate, and in return they’ll return Mark Blackthorn to his family. Emma, her parabatai Julian, Mark, and their friend Christina race against […]

Beat the Backlist Challenge 2019

Like the last two years, I’ll be participating in this challenge hosted by the Novel Knight. The challenge has really helped me knock some series off my To Be Read list and stay on track for reading. If I already have a list of books I want to get to that year picked out, I’m […]

City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare

Jace is bound to Sebastian in a dark version of a parabatai bond. Kill Sebastian, and you kill Jace. Clary and their friends are determined to find a way to sever the bond before the Clave decides it doesn’t care if Jace dies in their quest to stop Sebastian before he can enact whatever dark […]