August 27, 2018

#BookReview of Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy by @cassieclare


Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy
Reviewed By: Rachael
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Recommended Age: Young Adult
Genre: Fantasy
About the Book: Simon Lewis has been a human and a vampire, and now he is becoming a Shadowhunter. But the events of City of Heavenly Fireleft him stripped of his memories, and Simon isn’t sure who he is anymore. He knows he was friends with Clary, and that he convinced the total goddess Isabelle Lightwood to go out with him…but he doesn’t know how. And when Clary and Isabelle look at him, expecting him to be a man he doesn’t remember…Simon can’t take it.

So when the Shadowhunter Academy reopens, Simon throws himself into this new world of demon-hunting, determined to find himself again. His new self. Whomever this new Simon might be.

But the Academy is a Shadowhunter institution, which means it has some problems. Like the fact that non-Shadowhunter students have to live in the basement. And that differences—like being a former vampire—are greatly looked down upon. At least Simon is trained in weaponry—even if it’s only from hours of playing D&D.

Join Simon on his journey to become a Shadowhunter, and learn about the Academy’s illustrious history along the way, through guest lecturers such as Jace Herondale, Tessa Gray, and Magnus Bane. These ten short stories give an epilogue to the Mortal Instruments series and provide glimpses of what’s in store in the Dark Artifices.






About the Author: 
Cassandra Clare was born overseas and spent her early years traveling around the world with her family and several trunks of fantasy books. Cassandra worked for several years as an entertainment journalist for the Hollywood Reporter before turning her attention to fiction. She is the author of City of Bones, the first book in the Mortal Instruments trilogy and a New York Times bestseller. Cassandra lives with her fiance and their two cats in Massachusetts.


Do I Recommend this book? YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEES

Notes and Opinions: She's back at it again with my favorite freaking series ever!! I love absolutely every bit of this book! I felt all the feels and could not stop crying!! I absolutely LOVE Simon! Just watching him slowly become a Shadowhunter was such an emotional ride for both of us. Honestly, I really don't know what more to say about this book without spoiling it. Cassie rips your heart out and fixes it so many times. You'll love and hate her and the book. Have your tissues ready!

Go Into This One Knowing:  You'll want to own all the books...in all the different covers and editions...
 









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