Lady Midnight Book Review

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Author: Cassandra Clare

Goodreads Description:
The Shadowhunters of Los Angeles star in the first novel in Cassandra Clare’s newest series, The Dark Artifices, a sequel to the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series. Lady Midnight is a Shadowhunters novel.

It’s been five years since the events of City of Heavenly Fire that brought the Shadowhunters to the brink of oblivion. Emma Carstairs is no longer a child in mourning, but a young woman bent on discovering what killed her parents and avenging her losses.

Together with her parabatai Julian Blackthorn, Emma must learn to trust her head and her heart as she investigates a demonic plot that stretches across Los Angeles, from the Sunset Strip to the enchanted sea that pounds the beaches of Santa Monica. If only her heart didn’t lead her in treacherous directions…

Making things even more complicated, Julian’s brother Mark—who was captured by the faeries five years ago—has been returned as a bargaining chip. The faeries are desperate to find out who is murdering their kind—and they need the Shadowhunters’ help to do it. But time works differently in faerie, so Mark has barely aged and doesn’t recognize his family. Can he ever truly return to them? Will the faeries really allow it?

Glitz, glamours, and Shadowhunters abound in this heartrending opening to Cassandra Clare’s Dark Artifices series.

My Thoughts:
Omg I was waiting for this book for so long and I must start by saying I was not disappointed! This was a different take on the familiar Shadowhunter world. I loved the fact that I didn’t feel as though I was reading the same story with different names. I do however feel that in order to fully appreciate this book you need to read the previous series. There were so many tie ins that I felt like I wouldn’t have fully understood without reading the other books. Also the novellas Tales From Shadowhunter Academy set the stage for an uncovering in this book and if you haven’t read them Lady Midnight will spoil you on them. I would recommend this book to everyone because I love this world but if you enjoyed the other series this book is a must read!!!! I gave this book 5 out of 5 stars. Have any of you read it?

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I figured I’d pick this as my audio book for the month since I already a couple of physical and ebooks on my March TBR. Have any of you read this or listened to it? Let me know what you thought. Happy reading ya’ll!!!!!

Miss Mayhem Book Review

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Author:
Rachel Hawkins

Goodreads Description:

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My Thoughts:
In my opinion this sequel to Rebel Belle was just as good. I enjoyed the Buffy the Vampire like humor as well as the Southern references that I could definitely relate lol. I was a little sad that the novel was so short, only 273 pages but it didn’t feel rushed in my opinion. It wrapped up very nicely and the ending was not what I was expecting. I refuse to read the 2 chapter sampler at the end of the book because I know it would drive me crazy to have small tease lol. I rated this book a 3.75 stars out of 5. If you enjoyed the 1st book in this series then Miss Mayhem is worth the read. Let me know your thoughts on this series. Happy Reading Y’all!!!!!!!!