Hi all! Waiting on Wednesday is hosted over at Breaking the Spine! This post will be all about giving the spotlight to some fabulous new books that we all can’t wait to get our hands on!
( Before finding this post, I did one of my own earlier in the week, so I won’t be highlighting any of those books! If you wanna check it out, just look at my other blogposts!)
Since I don’t actually have a picture of the cover yet ( right now there is just a filler cover, but I am dying to see what it’s going to look like!) I decided to go ahead and post a adorable picture of my boyfriends dog. (If he ever sees this blog post he’s probably going to question why I didn’t put MY dog up instead of his…..Kota just wasn’t feeling the picture taking love today, had to take your doggie Wes!) That’s the Pup that you see across the top of this post! Okay….on to the actual important stuff, books!
What am I excited for!?
Lady Midnight, by Cassandra Clare
March 8th, 2016 ( Summary from Goodreads!)
Los Angeles. It’s been five years since the events of the Mortal Instruments when Nephilim stood poised on the brink of oblivion and Shadowhunter Emma Carstairs lost her parents. After the blood and violence she witnessed as a child, Emma has dedicated her life to to discovering exactly what it was that killed her parents and getting her revenge.
Raised in the Los Angeles Institute with the Blackthorn family, Emma is paired as a parabatai with her best friend, Julian Blackthorn. A series of murders in the city catch her attention — they seem to have the same characteristics as the deaths of her parents. Could the murderer be the same person? And her attention isn’t the only one caught: someone has been murdering Downworlders as well. The Fair Folk make a deal with the Institute: if the Blackthorns and Emma will investigate the killings, they’ll return Mark Blackthorn to his home. The catch: they have only two weeks to find the killers. Otherwise it’s open war between faeries and Nephilim.
The Shadowhunters of the Institute must race against time to catch the killers, even as they begin to suspect the involvement of those closest to them. At the same time, Emma is falling in love with the one person in the world she’s absolutely forbidden by Shadowhunter Law to love. Set against the glittering backdrop of present-day Los Angeles, Emma must learn to trust her head and her heart as she investigates a demonic plot that stretches from the warlock-run nightclubs of the Sunset Strip to the enchanted sea that pounds the beaches of Santa Monica
Why am I excited?
I have been following Cassandra Clare since the first release of her Mortal Instruments series, City of Bones. She is hands down one of my favorite YA fantasy writers & I CANNOT wait to see what happens after the ending of her last series TMI. We got a brief glimpse of the upcoming characters in Lady Midnight, when we read the final books in the TMI series. I just loved them and I am really excited to see a shift in setting. We have seen London Shadowhunters & New York Shadowhunters, but I think Los Angeles Shadowhunters are going to be even more kick ass. Plus, I’m interested to see how this love story is going to go, Clare is famous for giving us gut wrenching/heart stopping romances that make you want to curl up with your dog, cookie dough, a few hundred tissues.
What do you think? Have you read anything by Cassandra Clare? If not, what are you waiting for!? Go check it out at your local library or head on over to your favorite bookstore & grab a copy!
What are YOU excited for when it comes to books?