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Cast Long Shadows by Cassandra Clare
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it was amazing
bookshelves: 5-stars, fantasy, emotional-pain, my-favourites, read-in-2018, short-stories, historical-fiction, paranormal
Recommended for: Any and all Shadowhunter fans out there

SO GOOD!!! These novellas are all INCREDIBLY PAINFUL, and I love it, and AHHHHHHHHHH!!!!

I fell in love with Matthew. He was such a lovely character, and I loved seeing how he went from this sweet innocent child to someone who was so hurt (I know, I'm mean.) (Honestly that just sounds super wrong, and not really like what I'm even trying to say, but... You probably know what I mean...).

He was wonderful, and I hope we get to see more of him in future books.

And also did I mention how much this story HUUURRRTTT?!?!?! Because it did hurt! It hurt so much, and in the very best way possible, and AFGFJGHKFGHJKFGHJSFGJSDADFJGKFSAGJLFGFLJGSFLFGL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Quotes Iris Liked

Cassandra Clare
“Is that why you insist on carrying about enormous tomes everywhere you go, that you might visit violence upon innocent persons? Done to death by my best friend - my heart's brother - my own dear parabatai-”
Cassandra Clare, Cast Long Shadows

Cassandra Clare
“Matthew had not meant for Christopher to be asked to leave shadowhunter Academy, but as it emerged, they did not let you remain in school if you blew up any portion of it.”
Cassandra Clare, Cast Long Shadows

Cassandra Clare
“James still had his book tucked under his arm, but Matthew knew better than to fight doomed battles”
Cassandra Clare, Cast Long Shadows

Cassandra Clare
“Uncle Will frequently gave dramatic readings from the book he was writing on demon pox, which were very droll”
Cassandra Clare, Cast Long Shadows

Reading Progress

April 10, 2018 – Shelved
April 10, 2018 – Shelved as: to-read
May 9, 2018 – Started Reading
May 9, 2018 –
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"Okay, wow, I totally thought this was called 'Long Cast Shadows' not 'Cast Long Shadows'...

I've literally spent months reading this title wrong, and I only ever noticed because my mum had to buy it for me, and was like 'Do you mean Cast Long Shadows? Because that's all that's showing up.'

May 9, 2018 – Shelved as: 5-stars
May 9, 2018 – Shelved as: fantasy
May 9, 2018 – Shelved as: emotional-pain
May 9, 2018 – Shelved as: my-favourites
May 9, 2018 – Shelved as: read-in-2018
May 9, 2018 – Shelved as: short-stories
May 9, 2018 – Finished Reading
November 12, 2018 – Shelved as: historical-fiction
November 12, 2018 – Shelved as: paranormal

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