Wednesday, June 2, 2010

"Waiting On" Wednesday - Clockwork Angel

I haven't done a "Waiting On" post in a while, but I felt it was time I joined back in.  In fact, I haven't done much blogging lately, but school is almost out, so things are looking up!  I miss my blogging buddies terribly and admire all of you that keep blogging everyday.  If you're a reader of my blog, thank you for coming back and sticking with me.  I appreciate each and every one of you!!

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:

Clockwork Angel
By Cassandra Clare
Publication Date: August 31st 2010 by Margaret K. McElderry

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: Jem, 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.

I have heard alot about this one around the blogosphere and really want to read it!


Little Miss Becky :) said...

This looks like its going to be the start of an amazing series!! I haven't read the other series by this author, but it's on my shelf waiting for attention!

Alleged Author said...

Gotta like a book with a cover like that!

bermudaonion said...

I bet this book will be big!

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