On My Wishlist (11)

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 On My Wishlist (11)
 
Published August 31st 2010 by Margaret K. McElderry 
From Goodreads:
Magic is dangerous–but love is more dangerous still.

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. Only the Shadowhunters, warriors dedicated to ridding the world of demons, keep order amidst the chaos.

Kidnapped by the mysterious Dark Sisters, members of a secret organization called The Pandemonium Club, Tessa soon learns that she herself is a Downworlder with a rare ability: the power to transform, at will, into another person. What’s more, the Magister, the shadowy figure who runs the Club, will stop at nothing to claim Tessa’s power for his own.

Friendless and hunted, Tessa takes refuge with the Shadowhunters of the London Institute, who swear to find her brother if she will use her power to help them. She soon finds herself fascinated by–and torn between–two best friends: James, whose fragile beauty hides a deadly secret, and blue-eyed Will, whose caustic wit and volatile moods keep everyone in his life at arm’s length…everyone, that is, but Tessa. As their search draws them deep into the heart of an arcane plot that threatens to destroy the Shadowhunters, Tessa realizes that she may need to choose between saving her brother and helping her new friends save the world…and that love may be the most dangerous magic of all.
 
 
 
 On My Wishlist (11)
 
Expected publication: December 6th 2011 by Margaret K. McElderry Books 
From Goodreads:
In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray has at last found safety with the Shadowhunters. But that safety proves fleeting when rogue forces in the Clave plot to see her protector, Charlotte, replaced as head of the Institute. If Charlotte loses her position, Tessa will be out on the street—and easy prey for the mysterious Magister, who wants to use Tessa’s powers for his own dark ends.

With the help of the handsome, self-destructive Will and the fiercely devoted Jem, Tessa discovers that the Magister’s war on the Shadowhunters is deeply personal. He blames them for a long-ago tragedy that shattered his life. To unravel the secrets of the past, the trio journeys from mist-shrouded Yorkshire to a manor house that holds untold horrors, from the slums of London to an enchanted ballroom where Tessa discovers that the truth of her parentage is more sinister than she had imagined. When they encounter a clockwork demon bearing a warning for Will, they realize that the Magister himself knows their every move—and that one of their own has betrayed them.

Tessa finds her heart drawn more and more to Jem, but her longing for Will, despite his dark moods, continues to unsettle her. But something is changing in Will—the wall he has built around himself is crumbling. Could finding the Magister free Will from his secrets and give Tessa the answers about who she is and what she was born to do?

As their dangerous search for the Magister and the truth leads the friends into peril, Tessa learns that when love and lies are mixed, they can corrupt even the purest heart.


 On My Wishlist (11)
Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices #3)
by Cassandra Clare
Expected publication: December 1st 2012
From Goodreads:

In Clockwork Princess, Tessa and her companions travel all over the world as they race to stop the clockwork army before it’s too late. As Jem’s health worsens alarmingly and his friends search desperately for a cure, can Tessa choose between the two boys she loves — even if it means never seeing the other one again?

I know… I’m like the last person in the universe to read this series… or at least the FIRST book in the series… but now I NEED to, like NOW.

What’s on YOUR wishlist?

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14 Responses to On My Wishlist (11)

  1. Kathy says:

    I loved the first one and I am dying to get my hands on Clockwork Prince. I hope that you enjoy it when you do read it.

  2. Been hearing good things about this series. Saw the cover reveal to book two at BEA. IT was a very good presentation.

  3. Marla says:

    Loved, loved, LOVED Clockwork Angel and can't wait to place my pre-order for Clockwork Prince. Also, I am beyond excited to see that Clockwork Princess is slated to come out on my birthday next year. Yes!

  4. Great list! You are not the only one who hasn't read them yet! I will get to them, eventually…!Suzanne @ Under the CoversMy Wishlist

  5. Great choice of books! I really liked the first book (Clockwork Angel) and can't wait to read the others.Your blog is beautiful I'm your newest follower^^Have a great day.My wishlistMysteriousbooks

  6. Liz. R says:

    Haven't read this series either! I've been meaning to since I loved The Mortal Instruments, I just haven't got round to it yet. Someday, though! :P

  7. YES!! I am in total agreement!! I need all of these! Gimmie! Gimmie! *gets put in time out* Sowy. :)

  8. mendy says:

    Looks like you're not alone on this. I haven't read this Clockwoork Angel nor the Mortal Instruments. Don't worry I'll read them…eventually.

  9. Oh I haven't read those either, though I have the first one on my TBR pile… somewhere. Aren't the covers GORGEOUS!?

  10. You're not alone… I haven't read any of these books either.

  11. Barbara says:

    Well, move aside on the bench because I haven't read it either, lol. I keep seeing it when I go to the store and I'm tempted but then I remember how much else I have to read.I hope you get to read these soon…and then I'll be the last person on earth who hasn't read them. ;) My Wishlist

  12. Yas says:

    i have read clockwork angel and i really enjoyed it and i also cannot wait to get to read the rest in this series. cassandra clare is definitely the best!here's mine: http://bookcomfort.blogspot.com/2011/06/on-my-wishlist-8.html

  13. Oh my! Everyone run and grab Clockwork Angel. Seriously! It's so good!

  14. I got the first one audibook and plan on listening to it after I finish Mortal Instruments :) I start book 2 in that series tomorrow!

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