Danger And Betrayal, Love And Loss, Secrets And Enchantment Are Woven Together In The Breathtaking Finale To TheNew York Times Bestselling Infernal Devices Trilogy, Prequel To The Internationally Bestselling Mortal Instruments SeriesE INFERNAL DEVICES WILL NEVER STOP COMINGA Net Of Shadows Begins To Tighten Around The Shadowhunters Of The London Institute Mortmain Plans To Use His Infernal Devices, An Army Of Pitiless Automatons, To Destroy The Shadowhunters He Needs Only One Last Item To Complete His Plan He Needs Tessa GrayCharlotte Branwell, Head Of The London Institute, Is Desperate To Find Mortmain Before He Strikes But When Mortmain Abducts Tessa, The Boys Who Lay Equal Claim To Her Heart, Jem And Will, Will Do Anything To Save Her For Though Tessa And Jem Are Now Engaged, Will Is As Much In Love With Her As EverAs Those Who Love Tessa Rally To Rescue Her From Mortmain S Clutches, Tessa Realizes That The Only Person Who Can Save Her Is Herself But Can A Single Girl, Even One Who Can Command The Power Of Angels, Face Down An Entire Army Danger And Betrayal, Secrets And Enchantment, And The Tangled Threads Of Love And Loss Intertwine As The Shadowhunters Are Pushed To The Very Brink Of Destruction In The Breathtaking Conclusion To The Infernal Devices Trilogy

10 thoughts on “Clockwork Princess

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    Cassandra Clare s extra Jem Tessa story After the Bridge The Full Story Jem Tessa so I m pretty sure anything I say will be a spoiler since everyone knows how hardcore I ship Jem Tessa so my reading thoughts will be in the spoiler tag DO NOT READ IT IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENS Also warning that the comments of this post now have spoilers.I m also going to start posting spoiler fan art there so keep away from the comments of this review until you finish reading.You can DM me to discuss the spoiler stuff.But keep calm Jessa fans and wait for the epilogue D view spoiler Dying to know what people think of the ending I don t know whether to love it or hate it I mean it feels like a cheap ploy to keep both sides happy but I feel like I should just be happy with that The epilogue is a Jessa shippers dream come true But even though it is technically a happy ending I was balling my eyes out through the entire book I mean Jem was so sweet, adorable, loving, selfless and perfect He didn t want anyone to get hurt over him and just loved with all his heart He is seriously like the most perfect character ever 3 OMG I LOVE YOU JAMES CARSTAIRS I cried when he found out about Will s feelings and said he would have broken off the engagement I cried when he said that he wanted Tessa to grow to love Will I cried when he said he wanted to see Charlotte s baby I cried when he said silent brotherhood was his only choice Then I really seriously balled my eyes out when Jem said goodbye to Tessa and Will They had to live without him OMG Then I as so happy during the epilogue that I cried some Finally 130 years later he gets to have a happy life with Tessa I wonder if we will get to see him and Tessa together in The Mortal Instruments Or The Dark Artifices I m still kind of confused by the timelines of all this I believe Mortal Instruments is 2007 and the epilogue was 2008 so maybe a chance for Dark Artifices So things that did piss me off Really Jem was dying and Tessa didn t sleep with him but RIGHT AFTER THEY THOUGHT JEM DIED she slept with Will because she thought he might die And then at least after that they took time but I thought it was because Will was giving Tessa time to grieve and himself time to grieve but really he was just scared that Tessa wouldn t love him like she did Jem Well of course not because Jem is so much better than you But whatever Will died and now Tessa is with Jem Over all her lifetime with Will and 71 years after his death she still never stopped loving Jem or wearing his necklace AWWWWWWWW hide spoiler

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    Team Will Team Jem Who cares.EVERYBODY WINS This book was undeniably flawed, but you will definitely get what you came for Love There s so much love that sometimes you re like orWhat I liked circular ending It ends the same way it began the description of Tessa and view spoiler Will s hide spoiler

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    My poor heart has never felt this way after finishing a series I had no idea it was possible to feel such tempered happiness as well as such overwhelming grief for everyone involved Many of the things I thought might happen, did and yet it doesn t change my fierce love and admiration for the way everything unfolded THIS is how a love triangle should be written, in a way that preserves the honor of everyone involved There isn t another series out there that has ever managed to handle one with such love and kindness and respect.Ugh, that epilogue Still sobbing uncontrollably I don t know how to stop My puny human heart wasn t meant to process such epic love stories P.S If you re considering reading the Infernal Devices series, I wrote a real review for Clockwork Prince here, which is book 2 It contains no spoilers, even if you haven t read the first book.

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    MY MIND IS BLOWN I could ve never possibly predicted that ending Even when I thought I knew what might happen, I had no idea I m so overly impressed by this trilogy Full review discussion video to come soon AHH SO MANY THINGS TO TALK ABOUT UPDATEvideo review discussion here

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    To be continued when I can read in one sitting ____________________________________From the synopsis can Tessa choose between the two boys she loves even if it means never seeing the other one again

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    You can find the full review and about this book on my blog ____________________________________________ Life is a book and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read ____________________________________________ 5 BEST I HAVE EVEN GIVEN STARS Clockwork Angel Review Clockwork Prince Review I have finished this book for about 3 hours ago and I still can t believe the series is over.This pure perfection,this amazing thrilling story,this everything.I have been so caught up with this series these past two weeks and I don t want this to end.I consider myself a fool for not reading this before,for listening to people who told me to not even bother to try this.I can t imagine how can people dislike this,with it s perfectly plot and characters and the awesome writing.At least show respect for this great,beyond good novel.____________________________________________ You endure what is unbearable, and you bear it That is all ____________________________________________This is my favorite series of 2014,maybe my all time favorite.I know I will read other awesome books,books I will love and cheer but this one,the whole series actually,will always have a space in my colossal vitality of imagination.____________________________________________ Tessa craned her head back to look at Will You know that feeling, she said, when you are reading a book, and you know that it is going to be a tragedy you can feel the cold and darkness coming, see the net drawing tight around the characters who live and breathe on the pages But you are tied to the story as if being dragged behind a carriage and you cannot let go or turn the course aside His blue eyes were dark with understanding of course Will would understand and she hurried on I feel now as if the same is happening, only not to characters on a page but to my own beloved friends and companions I do not want to sit by while tragedy comes for us I would turn it aside, only I struggle to discover how that might be done You fear for Jem, Will said Yes, she said And I fear for you, too No, Will said, hoarsely Don t waste that on me, Tess ____________________________________________ The writing style is perfect.This series is written in third person,but yet I couldn t help but admire the writing.The greatness lies in the way author has collided the quotes of classics with the chapters,the time the book is written with the way they speak,the manners and habits with the characters personality.Everything clings perfectly.____________________________________________ Sometimes one must choose whether to be kind or honorable, he said Sometimes one cannot be both ____________________________________________This series has made me not just respect,but admire poetry.Also I dig the series so much because the characters talk books,in their unique ways,talk books as they were part of their lives,talk books as they are a treasure worth having.____________________________________________ I am catastrophically in love with you ____________________________________________ Clockwork Princess is a beautiful,yet thrilling sequel with everything in it.The characters are fully developed and it reflects the plot and the lives,intentions,desires and dreams of characters.Also you can feel and see them being free and finally choosing what they truly want,what they truly are.____________________________________________ It has been the privilege and the honor of my life to know you ____________________________________________And as the other books,this one contains the sense of humor I likely want to read in novels.It comes so natural and freely,especially with Will,he is the master of jokes.____________________________________________ And now I need you to do for me what I cannot do for myself For you to be my eyes when I do not have them For you to be my hands when I cannot use my own For you to be my heart when mine is done beating ____________________________________________I can t part this book.I enjoyed every word and chapter.The beginning was thrilling because the second book ended with a cliff,the middle also exciting because something happens and you can t help but read and ,and the ending because it s perfection.The best ending ever written.And I am talking about the epilogue.____________________________________________ Do not seek revenge and call it justice ____________________________________________So the epilogue.I don t want to spoil anything but this is the best epilogue ever written.I read it in one breath.It s the most emotional part of the whole series and it s the reality of the characters,the ones we grew up to love and respect.____________________________________________ Most people are lucky to have even one great love in their life You have found two ____________________________________________ The story continues with the institute and the Cecily arrival.With the Magister gone who knows where with his intentions, the shadowhunters are faced with a lot of problems they don t have the knowledge to fix.Tessa,now as Jem s fiancee is still trying to know herself,and her heart.Will she,being the last piece in the Magister s evil plan,save the Institute and her family there or be their destruction ____________________________________________ There are so many worse things than death Not to be loved or not to be able to love that is worse ____________________________________________ I want to mention some of my favorite moments in this book This contains spoilers so if you haven t read the book,skip this part I really liked when Will rides the horse up to the hills.I could visualize it with all the background,the horse running,the air pumping.It reminded me of some of my childhood animation movies and I dig those times so much.____________________________________________ There is to living than not dying ____________________________________________I also liked all the scene with Cecily,especially the one with her in the back of the worm.It was a badass move,and the whole scene was full of action and excitement.____________________________________________ Atque in pepetuum, frater, ave atque vale, he whispered The words of the poem had never seemed so fitting Forever and ever, my brother, hail and farewell ____________________________________________And of course the scene with Tessa turning into the angel and crushing the Magister Beside chills ,it gave me lots of joy because the madman was finally dead.____________________________________________ For this I would be damned forever For this I would have given up everything ____________________________________________ The characters Tessa Tessa is one of my favorite main characters.She is strong,determined and caring and sometimes I could see her sense of humor.She has developed so much and she has proved herself to be a faithful person.Also at her age she handles greatly the affections with pride and loyalty. Will Will has also all the great qualities a man should have,but what I liked about him was that he doesn t play the perfect innocent person.I must say the way he handled the situation with the curse was to be admired.Also the humor,even though I can t understand why he hates ducks James Jem,as Will contains the best qualities a person could contain,and also because of that and the fact that he is dying and he perfectly handles that makes you idol this character. Cecily I was introduced to this character in the third book,but I truly like her.She is carefree and she talks without hesitations.Also she is one hell of a badass chick and the way she talks is so fun to read.____________________________________________ At last, the wheel comes full circle ____________________________________________I highly recommend this series to every reader out there.It s everything you wish to find in a book and gives you a new way to see the world.I personally hesitated to read this one but now I regret only one thing,that I haven t picked this one before.I learned so much from this and for that I am truly grateful.____________________________________________ One does no question miracles, or complain that they are no constructed perfectly to one s liking ____________________________________________ Thank you Cassandra Clare,thank you Pictures from the review are not mine, I took them mostly from Google images or Tumblr

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    Most people never find one great love in their life You are lucky enough to have found two By the Angel I m an emotional wreck, I ll add to the bottom of the review when I you know STOP CRYING I will never ever stop loving this series My poor heart That epilogue, just everything.Oh My I remember this book being good BUT the second time it was just wonderful I can honestly say a book has never ever made me feel like this has Another 5 Stars Completely spoiler free For the final book in The Infernal Devices series, I have never been so happy Everything about this was perfect I laughed, I cried, I cried some , I had goosebumps, it just overall made me feel something Will, Jem and Tessa I just love these three so much, I feel like we ve been on such a journey, so many ups and downs but we finally made it How could three people who cared for one anther so much cause one another so much pain I KNOW RIGHT Okay firstly, I love the friendship between all three of them The fact that Jem is always there for Will whether he is wrong or right That Will is always there for his Parabatai if he is ill There is so much love between them both that just makes something so special I enjoyed that there was no jealousy between the three and that they all loved each other equally My Conscience Will Whispered You are my conscience You have ever been James Carstairs Moving on, the relationship between Jem and Tessa and Will and Tessa On my first read I was always Will, I still am However I can now say I do have a soft spot in the shape of Jem I realised how much he cares for Tessa and Will I loved how he treated Tessa and always tried to do something special for her Whereas Will he loves her fiercely and I wish we d had the chance to see it a lot I need of all three of them please Charlotte and Henry once again, such lovable characters, I m still laughing about the middle name Charlotte is the mother type, and I think a role needed to be set in this I love how she is head strong and does what she believes is right Henry is so supportive and I love his little quirks I think the relationship between these two in this book is so much than what it was They both know how they truly feel and it is honestly so heartwarming reading about them both together I can t stop picturing Henry as this man with ginger hair with explosions all around him At times I felt so sorry for Charlotte, simply for the fact that it is very much a mans world however she is who she is and she stood her ground Gideon, Gabriel, Sophie and Cecy ahhhhhh How do I keep this so I don t go into full on babble mode Okay firstly I loved the pairings of these The moment that Sophie realised about them Scones I couldn t cope from laughing I love how Gideon is the calm to the storm and is so reasoning and so gentle Especially with Sophie Sophie makes me slightly weak with how much I like her as a character Gabriels relationship with Cecy was actually adorable, I couldn t remember whether or not I liked him But yeah I guess he s not so bad There were so many funny moments with this group and I can t even begin to name them all I don t think I ve ever liked so many characters What I liked I loved the relationship building between the Lightwormwoods, and how Will introduced Gabriel It was always something that amused me throughout even when I was on the verge of tears Fathers a worm I was howling with laughter for a good 10 minutes The fact that Cecy knows exactly how to wind Will up, it just makes me laugh how he does it for everyone else, but when it s on him he just can t handle it I adored that Magnus was in this way than he previously was, the fact that Will treated him as an equal and thanked him Magnus s response to that was just so adorable Just the whole basis of the storytelling, it s just so beautiful Charlotte and Henry s love for one another, I just love how they are so supportive of one another when in reality it doesn t seem like they are supported my others When he finds her and confessed all How evil Mortmain was I always love to hate someone SO MANY QUOTES, ALL OF THE SWOONING I m sorry but that epilogue is one of my favourite things ever I cry and I cry each time I don t know why I do it to myself You get a peak into what has happened over the years, I couldn t even explain why Well I could but you know Spoilers It honestly broke my heart but in a lovely way What I didn t like WHY IS IT ONLY 3 BOOKS, I NEED MORE WILL The Infernal Devices are without pity.The Infernal Devices are without regret.The Infernal Devices are without number.The Infernal Devices will never stop comingI m sad that it s over until my next re read, but I have loved every moment I m also sorry for my numerous updates, I just can t help myself when it comes to The Infernal Devices Life is a book, and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read 08.07.18 After thoughts of things I liked picked up Seeing the back story of when Jem and Will first met I loved seeing a lot of Gabriel and understanding why he is like he is, not only that but how he and Cecy interact Gideons protectiveness towards the people he cares for Gabriel and Gideons letters are HILARIOUS Speaking of letters, I loved all of the letters throughout, we got to see a look in to how the corresponded and different perspectives from other characters The yin fen fire moment ruined me JEM WRITING FOR TESSA my heart The distractions from Jem for Will Will s interactions with Magnus, he calls him when he needs to talk, one helps the other, they treat each other as equals So many think I picked up, The necklace, the star birthmark and Cortana Back stories, I say no Gabriel and Gideon can literally not hold their tongues and blurt everything out My Will My Tessa So many people getting their just desserts The last fight, you know Charlotte is one of my favourite female characters, because of the time frame this was set in, she wasn t seen as an equal To see her character grow from strength to strength and do what is right even though others thought she couldn t I just loved it Will reading to Tessa in a time of need Any mention of worms I ve said it earlier, and I ll say it again That epilogue Destroyed for ever.All Reviews Clockwork Angel 5 StarsClockwork Prince 5 Stars Clockwork Princess 5 Stars The Infernal Devices Manga Reviews Clockwork Angel 5 StarsClockwork Prince 5 StarsClockwork Princess 5 Stars

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    This review is also on Living for the BooksI can t believe it s over This series has been one of my favorites for the past couple years and it s always been in the back of my mind So now that it s over I m not sure what to do with myself Guess I ll just have to read some books.I m going to try to make this as spoiler free as possible You know that feeling, she said, when you are reading a book, and you know that it is going to be a tragedy you can feel the cold and darkness coming, see the net drawing close around the characters who live and breathe on the pages But you are tied to the story as if bring dragged behind a carriage, and you cannot let go or turn the course aside That quote from the book basically sums up my feelings while I was reading There was no way this book could have ended without some sort of heartbreak And believe me the ending was so heartbreaking but also so sweet.The characters were absolutely amazing and so realistic I cared about all of them which is very rare since I m kind of picky about the characters I like But all of them were unique and had their own story that made them who they were After risking so much, I was so glad that most of them got their happy endings.The love triangle in this book is how a love triangle should be written Many books have love triangles but most of them are nothing like the Will Tessa Jem love triangle I actually liked both guys in the love triangle I ship Will and Tessa but I still love Jem Loving both guys is just a recipe for heartbreak.The relationships between all the characters was also another part of the book that I love Will and Jem s friendship made them like brothers and it was so heartbreaking when Will or Jem would think of when they were children or the adventures they had I sobbed whenever Will thought of the first time he met Jem.Even though Tessa can t fight like the Shadowhunters she s still powerful in her own way I loved how she was so determined and willing to give anything to protect the people that she loves I m definitely going to miss her as a main character Clockwork Princess was a much darker read than the other two books in the series Despite that, the book had me laughing Not as often as in the other books but the little bits of humor were perfectly timed The sarcasm in all of Cassandra Clare s books never fails to make me laugh.The ending was actually very satisfying even though I was crying so much I couldn t even read the page I totally called who Brother Zachariah was but I never would have guessed the twist at the very end of the book When you read this book I highly recommend keeping a box of tissues close by just so you re prepared.Now I must say goodbye to one of my favorite series and the characters I have come to love Before readingDear TessaChoose Will You obviously love him even if you won t admit it I do think that you love Jem but not the same way you love Will Just remember that Will loves you and you are tearing him apart I would be happy as long as you don t end up with Jem

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    here s a song called I m ready to die strums guitar In my reviews of Clockwork Angel and Clockwork Prince, I talked a lot about of the things I loved so much within this series But you know what I cannot wait to do it all again This series took an annoyingly large emotional tole on me and my fragile emotions, and it was kind of trashy, but also it made me cry, like, a lot, and I qualify that as a quality piece of media.I m registering my honest opinion that fun trash is fantastic if you can just get me invested in the characters and feeling the aesthetic I am really, really, really invested in the ridiculously compelling even when they re annoying characters I am really feeling the creepy aesthetic and I am really enjoying the creep factor I have come to understand something about novels They re not true Oh my god, I m so sorry if this is like an unpopular opinion or something, but I love Tessa so much She s such a quintessential female character that got ignored because Hot Guys and she deserves better, and if I see any Tessa Gray hate on my timeline I will throw several hands I fucking love Tessa and she has never done a single thing wrong in her life She is simultaneously a gentle soul and one of the most savage people in the world and I absolutely adore her I still love and would die for Jem he s a very pure and good soul He made a lot of really dumb decisions in this book, and I am mostly not annoyed by them because they re in character for his stubborn personality.Also, Will is an annoying person, but he s my annoying person Actually, guys, I really love Will, which me after book one would not have classed as something in my future His development in this book especially is so good, and I trust him, and I love him LET S TALK SIDE CHARACTERS Honestly, don t kill me for this, but Cecily is I have mixed feelings Like, she s cool, just vaguely thrown in the fucking final book of a series, and reads kind of like the girl version of Will, but we ve still only known her for one book, and I love that finding my place conflict but she s just taken over by a romance plot that is cute but also out of nowhere, and I don t find her compelling enough to want 20% of the book to be her chapters I still like her and it s fine I actually really like Gabriel I love that am I my family conflict, I d die for it, so jot that down although I ll admit me liking him was hashtag shocking I really like Gideon too less shocking I m going to start a Sophie stan club and none of you can stop me, I love my wife who can t figure out her worth but is really really trying I m actually still kind of sad Jessamine didn t get More Who else would willingly die for Charlotte Branwell, the mom friend who is a total disaster at it because she s like, ten years older than all of the people she s caring for Henry is a good man and a disaster and I love him but how is he still alive everyone got fucking paired off in this book and I want to be mad about it but god damn all of it was cute, all these straight people are so cute tf although I do wish to register my honest opinion that this series has a deeply bi vibe and as such, no character within is truly straightSo, all joking aside, here s my general thought all of the side characters in this series are really endearing and intriguing and I find them all so shockingly likable, which never happens.Sooooooooo let s finally talk about the subtextual polyamory Aka I had to use that line somewhere, aka the reason I like this series so damn much, aka the ot3 of my damn dreams But I really think all of the characters just complement each other really well Jem is of a sunshine being, and he pulls that out in Tessa, and Will is forty pounds of sarcasm in a trenchcoat, and Tessa is so much savage around him, and I find that so endearing and adorable, and god I just want them all to be together.I am not joking when I say I don t ship any of the three arms of this triangle individually like, nearly enough to love this series all on its own I actually like both of the Jem ships than Will Tessa, which is ironic because that s the ship that s being pushed Nope They re just all in love, and it s beautiful.Also, Jem leans against chairs when Will is sitting in them and it s so adorable and also, Will threw his hands into the fire for like, one thing for Jem, and wow but people keep burning their hands for people they love.and now for some SPOILERY THOUGHTS um, so everyone has been telling me I was going to cry reading this, and, uh, I did Here are the moments I cried at view spoiler Where Will feels Jem die, because I have emotions about Jem and Will than anything else in this fucking book Also, where Will Jem talked again during the battle I was such a wreck Jem Will s final conversation I finally started balancing my crying a little bit with several tears shed over Jem Tessa s final conversation And then I sobbed my eyes out at Will dying while Jem played a fucking violin, Cassandra you little bitch I know what you did, and then I cried really hard at Jem coming back at the end hide spoiler

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    1 City of Bones 2 City of Ashes 3 City of Glass 1 Clockwork Angel 4 City of Fallen Angels 2 Clockwork Prince 5 City of Lost Souls I can tell you that the end of a life is the sum of the love that was lived in it Friends, you were all right not only was the ending of this trilogy not predictable, but it was also perfection I actually think the epilogue in this book is now my favorite of all time All time Out of any book I ve ever read Like, that is some praise, friends This book made me so happy, and so sad, all at the same time But I think the ending was perfect, absolutely perfect This is also the first Cassandra Clare book that I ve given five stars Love is really the focal point of this entire book Love can be messy, and complicated, and even cause you hurt and pain, but it is always worth it, and it is never wrong Seeing Will, Tessa, and Jem love each other, so unconditionally, is something that moves to me to tears just writing this paragraph And even though I think they totally should have been in a polyamorous relationship, I think that the depiction of their messy, complicated, and even hurtful and painful love was so expertly done Most people are lucky to have even one great love in their life You have found two I also think that Cassie Clare really excels at writing not just romance, but specifically romantic one liners Some of the quotes in this book are some of the most romantic and beautiful things I ve ever read I might have been weeping, but I was also swooning, my friends The only family tree in literature I m really invested in is for ASOIAF, but Cassie Clare has made me completely addicted to figuring out how this lineage goes and plays out I am so scared to see spoilers, so I haven t looked up anything, but the reading experience is so unique and so much greater seeing these people s familial lines become and The only three minor complaints about this book One being, that the letters, between Charlotte and the Consul AKA Josiah Wayland, the dick were just boring to read I know they were very important, I just never really got enjoyment from reading them And then, I honestly wish we could have seen Tessa s power in action I feel like we honestly only really got to see it a lot in Clockwork Angel, and it s such an amazing ability, I just wish it was showcased a bit Lastly, people always complain about this with other YA authors, but Cassie Clare also literally pairs everyone off together in her books And I know a lot of times friends do fall in love with each other, but friendship is not a lesser relationship, and I would have really enjoyed just seeing some of these people be happy being friends with one another Especially since this series really focuses so much on themes of the importance of found families But, I loved this book so much if you couldn t guess by the perfect rating But the rest of my review is going to touch on a couple key things that happened in this book and things that have happened in previous books, so please use caution reading the rest of this review if you have not read this book and its predecessors And as always, I m going to do a little mini character breakdown on my thoughts and feelings on all the main characters in this book Spoilers ahead Beautiful fanart by DREI SJ Tessa Gray I actually think I m most heartbroken for Tessa Her and Magnus both just tug at every heartstring I have But I love her character, I loved her growth, and I even loved her struggle to be enough, to be loved, and to be happy And I just don t want her to be alone I will make you a promise Every year, Tessa, on one day, I will meet you on that bridge I will come from the Silent City and I will meet you, and we will be together, if only for an hour But you must tell no one Jem Carstairs Oh, my sweet boy One of the most beautiful things I ve ever read is when Tessa heard Jem though his music Music means so much to me, and the power, healing, and love that it creates really does transcend everything It broke me, but I loved what happened to Jem in this novel, and I m begging Cassie to give me glimpses of his life My sweet, kind, unconditionally loving, boy And in the shadows they d whispered, reminding each other of the stories only they knew Of the girl who had hit over the head with a water jug the boy who had come to rescue her, and how he had fallen in love with her in that instant Will Herondale I will be real with you all, I was very much Team Will during this book Again, I know, I will say that the three of them should have just been in a relationship together if it were possible, without Jem s condition, but even in Clockwork Angel I believed that Will and Tessa were true soulmates And not to make light of the situation, and I do think it is important to see some beloved characters move on, but I would have so gotten bit by a vampire Like, these shadowhunters are wild Charlotte Branwell Charlotte is always a delight to read, and she really ties in wonderful feminist storylines and messages throughout this entire trilogy Her heart is so big, and she always finds even room to love others Such a great character Henry Branwell Why did the Fairchild surprise me so much Did it surprise you all I mean I knew Henry had red hair I mean, I should have guessed But how perfect is that lineage marker Sophie Collins I loved this character since the very first page that she was mentioned on in Clockwork Angel and I loved her throughout the epilogue of this book Easily one of my favorites of this trilogy Gideon Lightwood And I can t wait to follow Sophie and Gideon s family tree Gabriel Lightwood Even though I bet Izzy and Alec came from Gabriel, because Cecily Herondale Cecily is Will s sister, and everyone says how much Izzy and Alec resemble Will Ahhh, my heart I m still not okay But I really did love the addition of Cecily, even though I see many of my friends did not You endure what is unbearable, and you bear it That is all Magnus Bane 40% into this book was when I first started tearing up, and it was because of Magnus Magnus really is my favorite from this entire world, and he proves over and over how selfless he is time and time again When he told Tessa it didn t get easier, I legit couldn t even blink away the tears And it truly makes the perfect connection to everything him and Alec are going through in The Mortal Instruments Jessamine Lovelace I legit was like WHY is she coming back to the institute, end her and then she died and I was like Oh my gosh, I was just joking, this poor girl So, I don t even know how I feel But I m here for ghostly activities, always Axel Mortmain I legit didn t always believe his motivations Like, it is the same of Valentine, with the grudges being REAL But I think he did a good job at showing us how abusive people will do anything to get their way even lulling you into a false sense of security But yeah, dude was evil, and I m glad he s gone Nothing really else to say Overall, I loved this book with my entire heart and soul I wouldn t be surprised if it ends up being my favorite thing that Cassie Clare has created Yet, I will say that I think she gets better and better as a writer, and everyone promises me fae in The Dark Artifices so we will see But I can t wait to start City of Heavenly Fire I actually think I m going to start it tonight, because I have no chill and I m so enthralled with his world And I m so thankful you all convinced me to read all of Cassandra s backlist Okay, I m off to read After the Bridge The Full Story forever Happy reading Life is a book, and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read I would read them together with you Blog Instagram Twitter Tumblr Youtube Twitch Content and trigger warnings for LOSS OF A LOVED ONE lord, help me , drug addiction, substance abuse, blood depiction, gore, murder, death, misogynistic and sexist comments always in a negative light , abduction, captivity, self harm, torture, threats of sexual assault and forced breeding, and war themes Buddy read with Chelsea at The Suspense is Thrilling Me, Amy at A Court of Crowns and Quills, Solly at The Bookish King