Lord of Shadows (The Dark Artifices #2) by Cassandra Clare – Review

I just finished my reread of Lord of Shadows fifteen minutes ago and I scurried to get out the laptop because everything is so fresh in my mind. People ask me all the time what my ultimate favorite book is and honestly I can read all the big classics and the “must read before you […]

Lady Midnight (The Dark Artifices #1) by Cassandra Clare – Review

Just last week I ordered the paperback box set of The Dark Artifices. Sure, I do already have a hardcover first edition of Queen of Air and Darkness but I read Lady Midnight and Lord of Shadows as library books because I knew when the time came I would buy the paperback editions because i just love […]

Chain of Gold (The Last Hours #1) by Cassandra Clare – Review

Four years ago I walked into my local chapters waiting to get picked up after a day of shopping excursions with some friends. As I roamed the stacks of books aimlessly – since I wasn’t that big of a bookie and usually relied on the box sets my parents chose for me as Christmas presents […]

“People are only invincible in books,” said Cordelia. “I think you will find most of the time, not even then,” said Tessa. “But at least we can always pick up a book and read it anew. Stories offer a thousand fresh starts.” ― Cassandra Clare, Chain of Gold (2020)

Eternal Flame

“Do not let those who cannot see the truth tell you who you are. You are the flame that cannot be put out. You are the star that cannot be lost. You are who you have always been, and that is enough and more than enough. Anyone who looks at you and sees darkness is […]