Audiobook, Fantasy

Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare

We pause from The Mortal Instruments and continue the prequel trilogy, as recommended by the author and many readers. This second book continues the reach back into the past of the Shadowhunters & Downworlders.       The story begins pretty much from where the last book ended. Reeling from the attack by the Magister… Continue reading Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare

Audiobook, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Young Adult

Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

  We pause from The Mortal Instruments and begin the prequel trilogy, as recommended by the author and many readers. This first book starts the reach back into the past of the Shadowhunters & Downworlders.     The year is 1878 as we step back in time from The Mortal Instruments. This prequel trilogy begins… Continue reading Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

Audiobook, Fantasy, Young Adult

City of Glass by Cassandra Clare

The story continues from where the second book ended. Readers should know that this series has a continuing story arc and needs to be read in order. However, I’ll keep this spoiler free.       Clary Morgenstern must travel to Alicante, the capital and so called city of glass in Idris as it holds… Continue reading City of Glass by Cassandra Clare

Audiobook, Fantasy

City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare

  The story continues from where the first book ended. Readers should know that this series has a continuing story arc and needs to be read in order. However, I’ll keep this spoiler free.     Clary Fray is still grappling with the revelations she recently learned about her family. Her mother remains in a… Continue reading City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare

Audiobook, Fantasy, Young Adult

City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

This series is another Goodreads group read I’m doing with several others in my 2-3-4 Challenge group. It’s an older series that was later developed onto both the big and small screen.     Fifteen-year old Clary Fray goes into a nightclub called Pandemonium with her best friend Simon and sees two very attractive people… Continue reading City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

Audiobook, Dystopia, Fantasy

Of Blood and Bone by Nora Roberts

    This series has a continuous story arc and the books cannot be read as standalones. If you haven’t read the first book, Year One, don’t start here.           The story resumes years after the last book where Lana’s child was identified as being The One and she escaped after… Continue reading Of Blood and Bone by Nora Roberts

Fantasy

The Assassin’s Blade by Sarah J. Maas ★★★★ (Throne of Glass #.01 – .05)

I’m reviewing each book in the omnibus separately. The Assassin and the Pirate Lord ★★★ We’re introduced to Celaena Sardothien, the most feared of Adarlan’s Assassins. She’s only 16-years old and she behaves like an obnoxious teenager. There are signs, though, that she’s got the ability to grow and gain wisdom through experience. Celaena has… Continue reading The Assassin’s Blade by Sarah J. Maas ★★★★ (Throne of Glass #.01 – .05)

Audiobook, Dystopia, Fantasy

Year One by Nora Roberts ★★★★★ (Chronicles of The One #1)

A normal set of events on New Years Eve sets off a catastrophe that slowly turns the world on end. Half of the population is gone, governments lose control, law and order are a thing of the past and magick is unleashed...some good and definitely some dark and evil. The story chronicles the paths of… Continue reading Year One by Nora Roberts ★★★★★ (Chronicles of The One #1)