Tag Archives: Simon Lewis

“Angels Twice Descending” by Cassandra Clare and Robin Wasserman

I feel like there is very little more frustrating than being stuck at home, needing to be somewhere, and yet you can’t leave until your washing is done. I’m heading to my mum’s place for the weekend and I should … Continue reading

Posted in Extorting Bibliophilia, My Fangirl Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

“The Fiery Trial” by Cassandra Clare and Maureen Johnson

I’m not entirely sure why I didn’t review this the second I finished it. It’s not like I’m swamped with uni work, or regular work for that matter. I think I just let time get away from me. The thing … Continue reading

Posted in Extorting Bibliophilia, My Fangirl Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Born to Endless Night” by Cassandra Clare and Sarah Rees Brennan

“Born to Endless Night” was more like a chapter from The Mortal Instruments than it was an instalment of Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy. It bounced between perspectives, just like the main series does. We got a little Simon and a … Continue reading

Posted in Extorting Bibliophilia, My Fangirl Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Bitter of Tongue” by Cassandra Clare and Sarah Rees Brennan

I have a policy. I never read something new while I’m in the middle of reading something else. I tried it once, when I was in high school, but I kept getting the stories crossed. Even though the stories couldn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Extorting Bibliophilia, My Fangirl Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Pale Kings and Princes” by Cassandra Clare and Robin Wasserman

Finally. Finally we get some classic Cassandra Clare brilliance. Finally we get a story that’s not just pandering to fans. Finally we get a story in which Clare delights us with nothing but her ability to tell a good story. Finally. … Continue reading

Posted in Extorting Bibliophilia, My Fangirl Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“The Evil We Love” by Cassandra Clare and Robin Wasserman

I’ve started to completely ignore the “release dates” for these stories. The dates are either pushed back or they tell us that the dates are pushed back and they actually aren’t. Either way, my inbox tells me when a new Tales … Continue reading

Posted in Extorting Bibliophilia, My Fangirl Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

“Nothing But Shadows” by Cassandra Clare and Sarah Rees Brennan

  Before I get into this particular story and its strengths and weaknesses, I just want to talk about the cover. Not only have the cover designers given Simon freckles, and so deciding NOT to give him perfect blemish-free skin, … Continue reading

Posted in Extorting Bibliophilia, My Fangirl Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment