Tag: Clockwork Angel

My Ten Favorite Book Subjects (The Data Speaks!)

My Ten Favorite Book Subjects (The Data Speaks!)

Hi all! This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is all about the longest books you’ve ever read.  While this is a great topic, it’s very similar to The Mountain Book Tag which I did earlier this year, so rather than repeat content, I thought I’d bring you a different top ten… one of my very own. This week, I want to talk about my top 10 book tags!  This isn’t in regard to Book Tags in the traditional sense… these are subject tags I use on my LibraryThing account.  For all the books I’ve read, I go through and tag them with […]

Posted October 9, 2018 in Memes // 17 Comments //
Series I’ve Given Up On

Series I’ve Given Up On

Some series are more trouble than they’re worth.  Some start off really good, and then you start to hate the world or the characters and you just can’t any more.  Others go on for so gosh darn long that if you have to read another word, you’ll scream.  And others?  Well, on others you tried the first book and it just didn’t suit, and that’s okay. I have soooo many unfinished series, it isn’t even funny. Here’s a few, for fun. Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter (Laurell K. Hamilton) I actually really enjoy the first handful of books in this series.  Okay, […]

Posted June 26, 2018 in Memes // 30 Comments //
Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare’s prequel to the Mortal Instruments series reminds me of the writing of Neil Gaiman – very much so, in fact. I liken her to something between Gaiman and the author of one of my favorite series – Jonathan Stroud. Clare adds her own elements to the story, and twists Victorian London around a little bit to her heart’s content. And I find her London beautiful and haunting and sad and grey. I love the idea of her clockwork mechanisms and the Shadowhunters and the quirky husband who lives in the basement and invents things that do not work. […]

Posted February 9, 2012 in Reviews // 0 Comments //