Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday: The Clockwork Prince

This is a weekly meme hosted by Jill from Breaking the Spine.  "Waiting on Wednesday" spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

The Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare
Pub. Date: December 6, 2011



Goodreads says, "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."


*I really enjoyed Clockwork Angel, the first book in the series, and I can't wait to find out what happens. One thing is for sure, Cassandra Clare really knows how to weave a spellbinding tale! 



14 comments:

  1. I've only read the first book in the Mortal Instrument series. I didn't completely love it but I read it right after Mockingjay. I think I need to give the series another chance.

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  2. I am very excited about this one too! I really enjoy this series as well as the Mortal Instruments. Great pick!

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  3. AHHHH! I want to read this one right now! Great choice for this week :) I can't wait to see what Claire has in store for us!

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  4. Great choice! This is definitely a book I cant wait to get my hands on!

    My WoW: http://hopefaithbooks.blogspot.com/2011/10/waiting-on-wednesday-7.html

    -Brittani

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  5. YAY! I am SO EXCITED to read this book! I want to know what happens!! :)

    My WOW: http://rachelreader.blogspot.com/2011/10/waiting-on-wednesday-25.html

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  6. SO EXCITED!!! I've been seeing ARCs of this one start to float around and I'm dying to read it. At least December's not too far off!

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  7. I've been meaning to give this series a look -- glad to know it's a good one!

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  8. I really need to get busy reading my copy of CA, because they both sound so good! :)

    Great WOW!

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  9. This one is definitely popular today. I loved her Mortal Instruments series but haven't started this one yet.

    Giselle
    Xpresso Reads
    Btw- I'm giving away an ARC of Legend and it ends tonight if you haven't entered yet. ;)

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  10. This is a very popular pick - I wish I'd read the first book in the series! The cover is gorgeous - Clare's books awfully good to look at. :)

    My WoW this week

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  11. I feel so sad that I haven't read Clockwork Angel, the first book. So sad. ;)

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  12. great pick, i haven't started this series yet!

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  13. OMG, I can't wait to read this already!! :) I love this series. Can't wait for December!

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