If You Like That, Try This: The Shadowhunter Chronicles Edition

Cassandra Clare’s magnum opus The Shadowhunter Chronicles is one of the most successful YA series to date. The characters are well-loved, the plots infamous, and the ships swoony as hell. But what do you do once you’ve exhausted every word of the overarching saga? Well, I’ve found a few other books and series that I [...]

June 2017 Wrap-Up

  Hello, Strangers! 'Tis the end of the month, so it's time for another wrap-up. I don't really know how to qualify this reading month. I don't feel like it was bad, but it wasn't good either. I read some good books and I read some that didn't leave and impression (or left a weird [...]

The Words that Built the Story: A Study of Cassandra Clare’s Writing Style

When you think YA urban fantasy, you think Cassandra Clare. Since 2007, Clare has been one of the frontrunners of this subgenre. Her Shadowhunter Chronicles saga is one of the most popular YA series of all time, garnering a humongous fanbase. The Mortal Instruments has been adapted into a movie and a television show. However, Clare’s [...]