August 05, 2011

The Time Will Come

Through Narratively Speaking, I found a week meme hosted by Jodie @ Books for Company.

It's really easy to join in. Here's what you have to do:

* Pick a book from your bookshelf that you've had for a while and really can't wait to read, but haven't managed to get to yet.
* Put the details on your blog and head back over to Jodie's blog to fill in the Mr Linky.
* Go and visit some other bloggers who are joining in.

And the book is..

Clockwork Angel by Clarissa Clare

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: James, 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 bought this book at the same time with the Mortal Instrumets- and Hush, hush- series. For some reason, I forgot all about it, and it's still in my bookcase, untouched. But then again, it's a trilogy, and only the part one has been published, so maybe it's a good thing to wait? For some reason, I prefer urban fantasy, so I'm not sure if this is actually "my kind" of book. But there's only one way to find out, so.. Guess I gotta read it :)

2 kommenttia :

BooksforCompany said...

Ohh I really want to read this one! =)

Monaliz said...

Still haven't read it, been ill so haven't really had a chance to read anything :(

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