Profound and Powerful Writing | Review of ‘Lord of Shadows’ (The Dark Artifices #2)

By Cynthia Ayala

Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare
Margaret K. McElderry Books
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Emma and Julian are in love, but the love between parabatai is the one law in the Shadowhunters that cannot ever be broken. Their only chance at happiness is finding the Black Volume of the Dead and the help of the Seelie Queen. There is a chance for the Cold Peace to end, but the dangers that lurk, the enemies are within the Shadowhunters ranks, where fear has bred hatred for the Downworlders. Emma and Julian must put their feelings aside, hunt for Annabel Blackburn before the Unseelie King gets his hands on her first.

Published May 23, 2017, by Margaret K. McElderry Books Lord of Shadows
by Cassandra Clare is the second novel in her young adult Dark Artifices series that offers readers a sophisticated plot coupled with charismatic, complex characters.
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Weekly Reading List #92

By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there avid readers! I hope everyone is having a great week. So as it stands, I’ve become quite lazy so I’ve decided to try to mix things up…and maybe put myself on some sort of normal sleep schedule which is going to be a little hard since I work nights. Not complaining, I like working nights, the energy at work may be hectic but at least it gets my blood pumping and time flies by. But I’ve decided I’m going to make a change, work out 3 times a week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday’s, get up earlier, clean my room, have my cup of coffee, and then dedicate my morning to cleaning and reading before working out and working on my reviews and such. I’m hoping this change is going to make me more productive, energy building is supposed to do that right? I’m also hoping this is going to offer me a chance to focus on my reading and my writing, giving me more energy to do the things I love to do.

Anyway, that’s enough about me, here’s my reading list. Man, I’m so behind. See why I need more time?
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A Finale Not Worth Dying Over | Review of ‘City of Heavenly Fire’ (The Mortal Instruments, #6)

By Cynthia Ayala

City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare
Margaret K. McElderry

With the Infernal Cup, Sebastian Morgenstern, brother of Shadowhunter Clary Fray, is on the move, turning Shadowhunters into Endarkened, creatures of nightmare. Now the Shadowhunters must retreat to Idris and form a plan to defeat the insane son of Valentine, the boy poisoned by the demon queen Lilith. But with hope and fear, Clary, Jace, Simon, Isabelle and Alec must run towards traitors and set foot into the depths of hell to fight the only battle that matters. The battle to save the world, the battle that will cost them dearly.

City of Heavenly Fire is the sixth and final novel in The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare published on May 27, 2014 by Margaret K. McElderry. The novel follows young Shadowhunters in this young adult fantasy and paranormal friend as they battle the twisted forces of evil and save the worlds’ they love.
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