Waiting on Wednesday {2}

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by breaking the spine where everyone mentions a book they are anxiously awaiting on...

Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare
Series: The Infernal Devices #2
Publication Date: December 6 2012

In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray has at last found safety with the Shadowhunters. But that safety proves fleeting when rogue forces in the Clave plot to see her protector, Charlotte, replaced as head of the Institute. If Charlotte loses her position, Tessa will be out on the street and easy prey for the mysterious Magister, who wants to use Tessa's powers for his own dark ends.

With the help of the handsome, self-destructive Will and the fiercely devoted Jem, Tessa discovers that the Magister's war on the Shadowhunters is deeply personal. He blames them for a long-ago tragedy that shattered his life. To unravel the secrets of the past, the trio journeys from mist-shrouded Yorkshire to a manor house that holds untold horrors, from the slums of London to an enchanted ballroom where Tessa discovers that the truth of her parentage is more sinister than she had imagined. When they encounter a clockwork demon bearing a warning for Will, they realize that the Magister himself knows their every move and that one of their own has betrayed them.

Tessa finds her heart drawn more and more to Jem, though her longing for Will, despite his dark moods, continues to unsettle her. But something is changing in Will; the wall he has built around himself is crumbling. Could finding the Magister free Will from his secrets and give Tessa the answers about who she is and what she was born to do?

As their dangerous search for the Magister and the truth leads the friends into peril, Tessa learns that when love and lies are mixed, they can corrupt even the purest heart.

It's almost time! I really loved the first book and I think I'll enjoy this series more than the Mortal Instrument Series. I'm not quite sure yet. I'm just in love with both Will and Jem. I can't wait to see where this book takes us, but I'm also quite scared that there will be a cliffhanger leading to the last of the trilogy (if it stays a trilogy.) And that book will be at least a year away. Ugh, I hate the wait, but I do love the story. I can't wait to read them all. Oh, and I love the cover too.

1 bibliophiles:

Wendy Lohr said...

I'm so excited about this book! Will and Jem are amazing and Tessa is such an intriguing heroine.

Wendy @ Escape Into Fiction

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