Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday (10)

"Waiting on" Wednesday is a weekly meme to discuss upcoming books we can't wait to get our hands on. Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

This week I am waiting on:

Clockwork Angel
By Cassandra Clare
Publication date: August 31, 2010

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 became a fan of the Mortal Instruments series last summer and I was so excited to hear about The Infernal Devices series. I love historical fiction as well so I think this will be a fantastic book. To find out more about Clockwork Angel or Cassandra Clare's new series, visit The Infernal Devices website.


  1. My husband just finished the Mortal Instruments and keeps telling me I need to read them Here's my WOW and Contest.

  2. It seems like this one is gaining quite a following. Must be one I read when it comes out.

  3. I just love the cover! I am eager waiting for Clockwork Angel too! Shadowhunters in Victorian England - sounds like another great story from Cassandra Clare.

  4. This one sounds so good and the cover is just gorgeous! Can't wait!!

  5. Just visited another blog that chose this book...I think it's safe to say that most of us YA lovers covet this book and Cassie Clare's work in general! She's amazing. Great pick!

  6. I can't wait for this one! :)

  7. Nice choice! I've been hearing a lot about this book recently. It sounds like it's going to be a big hit!

    from Une Parole

  8. Sounds good! I still haven't finished her first series, but I've liked it so far.

  9. I haven't started the mortal instruments series yet, if you can believe it, lol!! I really want to read this one though b/c I love the cover and I love that seems steampunk.


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