Friday, March 13, 2009

What did I Receive?

Only one book, this time, but I'm okay with that-- more than okay, actually. Not only do I appreciate the publisher for sending me the book, and I am extremely thankful and lucky to have received a book, any book, little loan the one I did, but, if you can't tell by my long rambles, it wasn't just a random book, it was one that I've been DYING to read for a looong time! I know I sound giddy, but trust me, it's completely necessary when you see what book it is... Lets just say that the little 'happy dance' I described in my last What did I Receive post was NOTHING compared to the one I did today. Talk about a good way to end a Friday! Just one more thing, and then I'll get to the good details of the post. Promise! :) Besides the book in question, the other reason I am so happy is because it wasn't a book I was expecting at all! Usually I get an email saying 'Would you review...' but this time, it was a total surprise. I'd hoped, for months, of getting my hands on a copy, but I never dreamed.... :D Okay, enough, I know! (Deep breath). Giddy feeling controlled. Moving on...
Title: City of Glass (ARC)
Series: The Mortal Instruments, Book 3
Release Date: March 24th, 2009
Summary (B&N):
To save her mother's life, Clary must travel to the City of Glass, the ancestral home of the Shadowhunters -- never mind that enter-ing the city without permission is against the Law, and breaking the Law could mean death. To make things worse, she learns that Jace does not want her there, and Simon has been thrown in prison by the Shadowhunters, who are deeply suspicious of a vampire who can withstand sunlight.
As Clary uncovers more about her family's past, she finds an ally in mysterious Shadow-hunter Sebastian. With Valentine mustering the full force of his power to destroy all Shadow-hunters forever, their only chance to defeat him is to fight alongside their eternal enemies. But can Downworlders and Shadowhunters put aside their hatred to work together? While Jace realizes exactly how much he's willing to risk for Clary, can she harness her newfound powers to help save the Glass City -- whatever the cost?
Love is a mortal sin and the secrets of the past prove deadly as Clary and Jace face down Valentine in the final installment of the New York Times bestselling trilogy The Mortal Instruments.
I can't explain how happy I am-- I've been hooked on Clare's Mortal Instrument Series from book one, City of Bones, and I've been waiting for this one for almost a year! Thank you, Simon & Schuster, for making this post (and the review to come by Monday/Tuesday at the latest) possible! I am forever grateful, just for this one particular book! :) As soon as I finish up Wild Card by Lora Leigh (almost done, loving it!) I'm going to dig right in to City of Glass. Like I said, expect a review up by Sunday, at the earliest, Tuesday at the latest. Tell me, how many of you have read this series? If you haven't, I suggest you run, not walk, out to grab the first two! They may be technically aimed towards the teen audience, but any adult will enjoy these books too-- vampires, werewolves, demons, mystery, suspense, romance, action, witty conversations and amazing characters. Can you honestly say that one (or all) of those themes do not attract you to read it? I didn't think so! Here is the series in order. Note, the links take you to an excerpt for that book: City of Bones City of Ashes City of Glass Also, be sure to visit the website for the series, The Mortal Instruments, where you will find tons of fun things to read and look at while you await the next book. And while you're at it, check out SimonSaysTEEN for more books like this, or BehindThePulse for downloadable content, screen savers, countdown widgets and much, much more! Until Next Time, The Book Queen Image by Cool Text: Logo and Button Generator - Create Your Own


Anonymous said...

LOL!! You're so adorable!! Enjoy!

The_Book_Queen said...

*Blushes* Hey, what can I say? I'm a tad bit obsessed with my books! :D