Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices #1)
When sixteen-year-old Tessa Gray crosses the ocean to find her brother, her destination is England, the time is the reign of Queen Victoria, and something terrifying is waiting for her in London's Downworld, where vampires, warlocks and other supernatural folk stalk the gaslit streets. Friendless and hunted, Tessa seek ...more
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City of Bones
City of Ashes
City of Glass
City of Fallen Angels
Clockwork…moreI'd recommend reading those books in the order they were released:
City of Bones
City of Ashes
City of Glass
City of Fallen Angels
City of Lost Souls
City of Heavenly Fire
From Clockwork Angel on, both series kind of intertwine and some things are foreshadowed in one series that is going to happen in the other. This way you're reading it as Cassandra Clare intended the story to unfold, and you won't be accidentally "spoiled" for one series. :)(less)
When people ask me ''Who is your favorite author?'' I never know exactly what answer to offer. I very much enjoy reading L.J. Smith’s books. But C.S. Pacat is my favorite M/M author! And let’s not forget how amazing J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series is. Oh, and have you heard of Kiera Cass? She wrote such a swoon-worthy love story! And Eliza Crewe, Leigh Bardugo, Laini Taylor and Marissa Meyer are all new favorite authors of mine.
Nonsense. No need to be torned ever again.
Cassandra Clare...is, ...more
“One must always be careful of books," said Tessa, "and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.”
5 FULLY STARS!
You can find the full review and more about this book on my blog!
I never thought this could be that good.I had started "City of Bones" (the first book of The Mortal Instruments by the same author) but it didn't work for me so I thought this could be the same but I was totally wr...more
The Dirty Sexy Attic Scene, from Will's point of view: http://www.cassandraclare.com/cms/loss1
Yeah, yeah, it's a little over the top in parts, but who cares? :D Yum
I don't give many 5 star reviews, but this one is definitely a 5 star book for me. While I liked Mortal Instruments, I wasn't as rabid a fan as I know many people are, so I read Clockwork Angel out of curiosity more than anything else...and I'm so glad I did!
This book is ...more
Overall, an EXCELLENT fir ...more
In order to save you some precious time, I will tell you my honest reaction to Clockwork Angel right here, right now:
Thank you, Shou.
Also, when I first opened the book, I was faced by this description as well:
Magic is dangerous-but love is more dangerous still.
*sighs* What kind of soap-operatic shit is that!? I hat ...more
However, I think I would have liked it much better if I hadn’t read the Mortal Instruments series before. But the books are so similar (which was to be expected, I know, as they are set in th ...more
For those of you that didn't know about it here is the link. It's the attic scene from the Will's perspective.
This just made me more excited for Clockwork Prince to come out. Goodness I am not patient these days!
Seriously blown away doesn't even cover it. I have to admit I had my doubts and reservations about how this book was going to turn out. We have the eve ...more
The characters were one hundred times more better than that of The Mortal Instruments! Everybody was so much more likable and mature. I really thought for a second that Tessa Gray was older than sixteen years old because she ...more
Listen, I'm not going to lie and say I didn't kind of enjoy it. This was my third attempt at reading this, and I guess thir ...more
"It was books that made me feel that perhaps I wasn't completely alone."--Will Herondale
So, this is it. My very first book by the incredibly popular writer, Cassandra Clare, and she didn't disappoint me at all. I've always wanted to give her books a try and see what the hypes are about but was taken aback by such a HUGE chronicle. I mean, there are other series more or less related to The Infernal Devices or The Mortal Instruments and I have the habit of readathoning all of them. Fortunately ...more
The beginning (1-100 pg)
The beginning till the middle was horrible. I had to force myself to keep on reading. It was so tedious i had to fight the urge to fall asleep. Most of the stuff was not even relevant and important! There was so much small, annoy ...more
I definitely didn't love this as much as I did when I read it the first time but I still really enjoyed it!
JEM IS A PRECIOUS CINNAMON ROLL. WILL IS A TORTURED SOUL. TESSA I JUST THE BEST.
I love this world and I love the steampunk elements so much. My only qualm with the audiobook is Gabriel Lightwood's voice because it ...more
I apparently have gained a following because of these reviews, and they have convinced me to use my analytical powers on The Infernal Devices series. You could say I'm easily swayed because I lack dignity. But this is really just too much fun. It's so much fun, I need to be stroking a cat.
First, the usual disclaimer. This review contains spoilers, griping, whining, over thinking, and general ranting. Trolls need not apply.
Let's get started.
Ladies and gents. Gather 'ro ...more
I can't believe it took me so long to read this book! I loved the world it is set in and all of the characters accept the evil ones. Although, the evil ones were done very nicely indeed!
I'm sure about a million thousand people know the story by now, but I guess I will tell it some more
Tessa Grey comes to London to be with her brother Nate after their Aunt dies. But she is captured by the evil Dark Sisters. They torture her into using a magic she didn't know she had. And then she is saved by Wi ...more
“If no one in the entire world cared about you, did you really exist at all?”
I read this book for the second time. First time ? Not my impressive experience. Clockwork Angel is fun to read but not spectacular. I don't know why something always pulled me back when I really wanted to enjoy this one. Although the characters are outstanding, it's not captivated enough to neutralize the disastrous pace of this book. Will, James and Tessa are a perfect triad I'm very fond of, they give and recieve ...more
After reading "City of Glass", the third book in "The Mortal Instruments" series, I decided to take a break and return to the Shadowhunter world whenever I was in the r ...more
DISCLAIMER:A fangirl rant in short a non-review.
AMIII!!!!!MAMA!!!!Sath wali auntie!!!!!!Yeh kya ho gaya hai!!!!!Sab ka is book mein dimag kharb kyun hai aur har koi bakwas kyun karne laga hai...Becharey Will!!
ki kya galti hai. Yeh clockwork princess ke end me ...more
In Clockwork Angel ther ...more
Dare I say, this wasn't horrible? It wasn't AMAZING nor did it in any way blow me away -because let's face it more than a few of the events that happened were literally the same things that happened in the mortal instruments.- but it wasn't HORRIBLE. *cough cough* TMI.
If you've been following my reviews for awhile, you probably know that I absolutely hate The Mortal Instruments. My strong disliking was to the point where when I heard Cassandra Clare would be writing more than one ...more
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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 ...more