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Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices #3)

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Danger and betrayal, secrets and enchantment in the breathtaking conclusion to the Infernal Devices trilogy.

Tessa Gray should be happy - aren't all brides happy?
Yet as she prepares for her wedding, a net of shadows begins to tighten around the Shadowhunters of the London Institute.
A new demon appears, one linked by blood and secrecy to Mortmain, the man who plans to use
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Hardcover, Collector's First Edition, 570 pages
Published March 19th 2013 by Simon & Schuster Margaret K. McElderry (first published January 1st 2013)
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Rita Margarita You should read The Bane Chronicles [http://www.cassandraclare.com/my-writ...], a series of 10 short stories centering around Magnus's adventures!
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You should read The Bane Chronicles [http://www.cassandraclare.com/my-writ...], a series of 10 short stories centering around Magnus's adventures!
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Carolina Omg!! I know! In the mortal instruments the inquisitor recognizes jace, as a herondale, i guess because he has a star shaped birthmark( cuz Tessas…moreOmg!! I know! In the mortal instruments the inquisitor recognizes jace, as a herondale, i guess because he has a star shaped birthmark( cuz Tessas necklace burned will herondale) on him as did jace father and the herondales before him, that's why it was mentioned!
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Jennifer
Cassandra Clare's extra Jem & Tessa story!!!!!!!!!!!!
After the Bridge: The Full Story (Jem/Tessa)
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Okay so I'm pretty sure anything I say will be a spoiler since everyone knows how hardcore I ship Jem & Tessa so my reading thoughts will be in the spoiler tag.

DO NOT READ IT IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Also warning that the comments of this post now have spoilers.
I'm also going to start posting spoiler fan art there
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ReesesPieces
Team Will? Team Jem? Who cares.

EVERYBODY WINS!


This book was undeniably flawed, but you will definitely get what you came for:

Love.


There's so much love that sometimes you're like:


or


What I liked:
- circular ending. It ends the same way it began.
- the description of Tessa and (view spoiler) life together, and his eventual death.
-"Those of you who are mortal, you burn so fiercely."
-“Well, then, since you say there will be another life for me, let us both pray I do not make as
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Wendy Darling
My poor heart has never felt this way after finishing a series; I had no idea it was possible to feel such tempered happiness as well as such overwhelming grief for everyone involved. Many of the things I thought might happen, did--and yet it doesn't change my fierce love and admiration for the way everything unfolded.

THIS is how a love triangle should be written, in a way that preserves the honor of everyone involved. There isn't another series out there that has ever managed to handle one wit
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Dija
Dec 04, 2013 Dija marked it as on-hold
Shelves: mar-2013
...To be continued when I can read in one sitting.
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From the synopsis:
...can Tessa choose between the two boys she loves — even if it means never seeing the other one again?





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Erika
This review is also on Living for the Books

I can't believe it's over. This series has been one of my favorites for the past couple years and it's always been in the back of my mind. So now that it's over I'm not sure what to do with myself. Guess I'll just have to read some more books.

I'm going to try to make this as spoiler free as possible.

"You know that feeling," she said, "when you are reading a book, and you know that it is going to be a tragedy; you can feel the cold and darkness coming, s
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Elena
So I have read the book.

Now, I'd feel really bad if I had to deleted the whole what-the-fuck-is-gonna-happen conjectures I'd written in this 'review' before reading it, so I'll just put everything into spoiler. (So if you haven't read the book yet, you can open the spoiler as it's not actually a spoiler but only a list of my thoughts BEFORE reading the book.)

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Hannah-Linn
I officially died and went to heaven when I finally got this book in my hands.

And it was freaking amazing. Everything about this book was perfect, and it ended absolutely perfectly.

And it was SO. SAD.

OH DEAR JESUS. I couldn't handle the level of sadness.

Even so, still perfection.
Etnik
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You can find the full review and more about this book on my blog!

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“Life is a book and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read.”

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5 BEST I HAVE EVEN GIVEN STARS!

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Clockwork Angel Review!
Clockwork Prince Review!

I have finished this book for about 3 hours ago and I still can't believe the series is over.This pure perfection,this amazing thrilling story,this everything.I have been so caught up with this

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Soumi
I finished the book in one breathe and Jem Jem Jem..you are my greatest Sin..mhan you have no right to steal my heart like that. A review must come

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Jen Carstairs
***UPDATE! 03/30/13***
Please scroll down to read my review! :D



OH MY FREAKIN GOD! It's released! AND I HAVE THE COPY! OH MY GOD!!!!!!!! I can't wait to read it!









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I'm tired of waiting!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!






I'm so FREAKIN pissed!







HEY WAIT! *Scrolled down. Saw the other reviews. Read a few. Counted 1 to 10... Scrolled back up. Saw my review...*



WHOA! 102 LIKES!? Seriously!? That's SSSOOOOO cool! That's the most number of likes I've ever
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Karen (BookishWonders)
SWEET BABY JESUS!

Another highly anticipated book for 2012 2013!!
Just in case you're wondering I am TEAM WILL!!! I'M LITERALLY TEARING MY HAIR OUT JUST THINKING ABOUT WHO TESSA WILL END UP WITH!!

Honestly? I think that Will and Tessa would make a better couple! TEAM WILL FTW!!!! There's a difference between loving someone and being IN LOVE with them.

*crosses fingers...and toes*

I DO NOT OWN ANY OF THESE FOLLOWING PICTURES. ALL THE CREDIT GOES TO THESE AWESOME ARTISTS:

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Update:

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Annabelle Marie Veronica
Oh god. Oh god.

This was the most achingly beautiful and exquisitely painful thing I have ever read. But it had the perfect ending.

Review to come if I can figure out what is up with my heart.

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Oh how I love Jem… Tessa had better choose Jem!! Or I may not read another Cassandra Clare book again. (Okay, that is a lie. And I admit it. I will always read Ms. Clare's books, no matter what.) Has anyone noticed how Tessa and Will would be too similar to Clary and Jace? If Tessa's with Will, I might
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Victoria
BOOK REVIEW March 30 2013



Just give me a second to collect myself.


So I can't decide whether I'm happy with the way it ended (because I am) or sad (because I am that too)

THANKS FOR THE FEELINGS, CLARE.

SPOILERS INCLUDED (YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED).
(view spoiler)
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Booknut
“For this I would be damned forever. For this I would have given up everything.”


“The world is a wheel...when we rise or fall, we do it together.”


"My heart is my own. It is beyond you to control it. It has been beyond me to control it."


"Faith has brought us this far; it will bring us a little farther. The Angel watches over us, and we shall win out."



THE INFERNAL DEVICES ARE WITHOUT PITY.
THE INFERNAL DEVICES ARE WITHOUT REGRET.
THE INFERNAL DEVICES ARE WITHOUT NUMBER.
THE INFERNAL DEVICES WILL NEV
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Fatimah



A NOTE TO THE AUTHOR: PATIENT VERSION

(NOTE: read this letter in a dramatic British accent. It'll be more funnier than I intended it to be.)

Dear Cassandra Clare,

I am begging you to please release this earlier. If the world will end this year, then I will not have the chance to read this amazing book, and I will die very, very sad. Not only I will die this way, but also many other fans will die very, very sad. Now, you don't want your fans to be very, very sad, do you?

PERSON WHO WROTE THIS LETTER:
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kristina
“There are some things worst than death.
Not to be loved or not to be able to love.”


Tessa
True love cannot die.


Will
Is there a chance for him to be happy?


Jem
Every heart has its own melody.



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In this book Tessa is about to get married with (view spoiler)
but she is kidnapped by Mortmain.
Jem is unable to go and find her due to the fact that he is out of yin fen (his drug so his is very ill) so Will searches for her.
Tessa as Mortmain's captor learns many things about her life and what
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Raeleen Lemay
AHHHHH. I FINISHED READING IT. FREAKING AMAZING GUYS. I also love the family tree on the inside of the dust jacket... So cool to see how the characters from the Mortal Instruments are literally direct descendants from the characters in this trilogy... LIKE WHOA.

TESSA'S ON THE COVEEEEEEEER! :D

Okay, so it's only July 11th, and here are my current emotions towards this book:











and the cover...





yeah, I went there... sexy Josh Hutcherson gifs were the only way to sum up my excitement.

Oh man, the release
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oceana
I can dislike Cassandra Clare, her MORTAL INSTRUMENTS series, and what she's done for however long I'd like, but that doesn't mean I don't absolutely adore this series. I won't feel ashamed for loving THE INFERNAL DEVICES. I refuse.

This is one of my favorite series, and nothing will change that.

I read CLOCKWORK PRINCESS very slowly. I don't know why; perhaps it was because I didn't want to finish it, maybe it was because I was in a reading slump, or more likely: I just wasn't interested.

It took
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Christine Riccio
Spectacular end to a fantastic series! My full booktalk/discussion is up on youtube: http://youtu.be/p7oNhZX_7oo
Stacia (the 2010 club)
"I knew you thought there to be some corruptive force about you that would break me. I meant to show you that I would not break, that love was not so fragile."

Sometimes a soul-mate is not a lover, but instead a friend who is closer than a brother.

4.5 stars. This is truly one of the most beautiful love stories I have ever witnessed. Throw out all of your negative thoughts about love triangles because THIS story is not about two men fighting over one woman. It is about three people loving each
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Sarah Ann
Update: March 23/2013

What a beautiful ending! I loved this trilogy fiercely. And I always will.

I love you, William.

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Update: March 19/2013

IT HAS BEEN RELEASED! WOOHOOOO! Ohmigosh, so excited to read it.

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Update: Jan 25/2013

PRE-ORDERED! WOOHOO!

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Clockwork Princess Snippets Below.

Before you read on, I just want to say, that if or when she picks Jem over Will, I will literally jump into the book somehow, and i will strangle her!!

TEAM WILL! WILL! WILL! WILL! <3

Anyways..
I have a few t
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Vivian
FINALLY FINISHED THE SERIES...I put this book off for so long because I did NOT want the series to finish and was prolonging my mourning stage.

First off I'd like to say:
REFERENCES! ALL THE TMI REFERENCES!
Had a spaz attack whenever I linked something to TMI!
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ESPECIALLY THE EPILOGUE! The epilogue just made EVERYTHING click into the story of this whole world.

Speaking of the epilogue...
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When Tessa is speaking of the life she had with Will right until he died was so heart wrenching. I loved how Will's
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Hayden
Mar 15, 2015 Hayden marked it as wishlist


Definitely the best cover in the series. I think it's one of my all-time favorites, even though she look about 25.
Sasha Alsberg
beautiful, stunning, heartbreaking and purely a life changing book. READ READ READ <3 ave atque vale The Infernal Devices. Will, Jem, and Tessa... it was an honor..:)
Marisol Pereira
Im not gonna lie I like jem but

TEAM WILL ALL THE WAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!

TESSA CHOOSEE WILLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!!!

<3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL <3 WILL &
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Rachel ♥Reads Ravenously♥
OMG the ugly crying that this book brought on.

Since I really have no words, I decided to do my review in pictures. Enjoy:


This sums up my journey with this book:
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My Tessa:
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My Jem:
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I know he’s too old and overused in reviews but fuck it. This is my Will:
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***disclaimer: I did not create any of these photos, I found them all on pinterest. All creativity rights go to the people who made them. I just admire them and find them beaultiful.
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Moe
SPOILER ALERT xxx SERIOUSLY, DON'T READ IF YOU PLAN ON READING THE BOOK

Oh god! Clockwork Princess is like one of those highly dramatic and nasty soap operas meant to reduce your IQ level: characters randomly come back to life, basic laws of nature are challenged, and anything happens so long as the main characters have their happy ending.

I mean seriously, this book has the authority on sickly sweet happy endings. Clare, in this book has managed to pair off every single character in it: Sophie ge
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Keertana
For some reason, it is always easy to write a review for a book you dislike. When you have to write a review for a book you love, the words don't come because too much of it is feeling and less of it is tangible though. For a novel you dislike, though, the snark just flows without thought. Unfortunately, this doesn't apply for a book that gutted you, leaving you bitter and disappointed in the end. Just like novels that you hold dear to your heart, stories that upset you leave behind more emotion ...more
Saniya
Excuse me, while I go and cry over how beautiful Anthony Neely will look as Jem. :') <3






ACTUALLY CRYING RIGHT NOW. :'D

OMG, I can't even...My heart, Oh LORD! I am gonna cry! *Trying not to cry* This was so heart breaking. JEM! I love you! =')
http://www.cassandraclare.com/my-writ...
-This takes place in Chapter Nine of Clockwork Prince, entitled "Fierce Midnight. The scene in which Tessa and Jem first kiss from his perspective.

Not that I was stalking (liar) and checking updates on Clockwork Pr
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Jessica (Goldenfurpro)
AFTER READING:
It's official!
This book gets the award for "The Book That Caused Me The Most Emotional Trauma"!
In that case, this book made me so emotional, that I am incapable of forming a coherent review.
Let's just say that this book definitely has all the feels.

BEFORE READING:
ANOTHER EDIT:
So I saw that Cassandra is writing a new series after this...
(which I find slightly annoying since it seems that she can't write anything that is not about the shadowhunters)
But anyway...
The main characte
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"Cassandra Clare was born overseas and spent her early years traveling around the world with her family and several trunks of fantasy books. Cassandra worked for several years as an entertainment journalist for the Hollywood Reporter before turning her attention to fiction. She is the author of City of Bones, the first book in the Mortal Instruments trilo
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Other Books in the Series

The Infernal Devices (3 books)
  • Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1)
  • Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices, #2)
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3) City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments, #2) Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1) City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4)

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