Harry Potter Moment of the Week | Super Saturday

Welcome to the original meme hosted by Uncorked Thoughts! I might just have to change Super Saturday to HP MOTW :).

This week’s meme is What Books Would You Recommend to Hermione? Go ahead and check it out.

SO? I have no idea, really. I’d have to go with the Harry Potter books, obviously; I think Hermione would be obsessed with those (“When will you ever read Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows?”) and then the Muggle books of lore.

1. If I Stay

Such a heartwarming story that isn’t too romance-y. I think this is one of the books that Hermione will love for a rainy day.

2. Say Yes

I didn’t personally like this book, but Hermione might. Another rainy day read.

3. The Selection (and the rest of the series as well)

Sticking with the romance theme here…:). I really think this is one of the best she’ll love out of the bunch.

4. The Shadowhunter Chronicles (all three series by Cassandra Clare)

It portrays women as warriors, and as a feminist, I loved it, and so will Hermione. It offers a touch of romance and more action than not, so she’d love it.

 

You can tell I would recommend most romance books for her. She strikes me as the type who would enjoy those genres. Tell me in the comments if you agree, or any other books that you think! Feel free to participate in this meme!

 

 

Clockwork Angel (Cassandra Clare) | Book Review

6a00d8345169e469e2013489061e77970cTitle: Clockwork Angel

Author: Cassandra Clare

Genre: Fantasy

Series: 1st Installment of The Infernal Devices

Preceded by: -NONE-

Followed by: Clockwork Prince

Goodreads Synopsis

In a time when Shadowhunters are barely winning the fight against the forces of darkness, one battle will change the course of history forever. Welcome to the Infernal Devices trilogy, a stunning and dangerous prequel to the New York Times bestselling Mortal Instruments series.

The year is 1878. Tessa Gray descends into London’s dark supernatural underworld in search of her missing brother. She soon discovers that her only allies are the demon-slaying Shadowhunters—including Will and Jem, the mysterious boys she is attracted to. Soon they find themselves up against the Pandemonium Club, a secret organization of vampires, demons, warlocks, and humans. Equipped with a magical army of unstoppable clockwork creatures, the Club is out to rule the British Empire, and only Tessa and her allies can stop them…

I’ve read The Mortal Instruments series already, but I’m on the second book of The Infernal Devices. This one is the first.

I was slightly disappointed when I read this book. I’d heard raving reviews and read The Mortal Instruments to get to this. Even the first book of that series was slightly boring at the beginning, and so was this one. There was fairly limited action until the very end of the book, and it ended quite abruptly.

Tessa’s droning about the Dark Sisters at the beginning really put me off. That being said, the mystery and suspense was enough to keep me clinging to the rest of the series. The way Clare weaves together a plot was exceeding my expectations, and I hope the other books are much better.

The emotions I felt in this book is similar to that I felt in City of Bones. Sort of boring at the beginning, but filled with suspense, though no action.

For that, I give:

three-stars-rating

 

Love Our Authors | “That’s what THEY said”

Here’s how this’ll work: I give about three-five quotes once a week, and you try to guess what character or author said it. Ready? The theme is…Love Our Authors.

Love is illogical, love had consequences—I did this to myself, and I should be able to take it.

So…can you guess the author who said it?

What about this one:

Be careful of love. It’ll twist your brain around and leave you thinking up is down and right is wrong.

Just the author is needed, you don’t need to mention who said it (but bonus if you do!)

Last one, guys:

Unrequited love is a ridiculous state, and it makes those in it behave ridiculously.

This is getting too good. Only one more, please?

When you have seen as much of life as I have, you will not underestimate the power of obsessive love.

So, go ahead and give it a try in the comments! I’ll give a shout-out to those who got it right first in another post or book tag.

Thanks so much, guys!”

Blood Love

Soo guys…I don’t write romances a lot, but this one is going to be a solid…I think. Plus, this is my first time writing on this blog and I don’t know what you guys like, so tell me how it was! This is really short, by the way, so don’t expect anything big out of this (this was just to try out how it’ll be).

When Alice’s little brother dies, all she knows is that it was a murder, no matter what the court says. Even her own parents won’t believe her. On top of that, she discovers an astonishing secret.

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