Author Anthony Avina Presents: The Best Books Of 2016! What’s up my friends? As the holidays quickly approach, so too does the new year, and with that comes a time of reflection over the past year’sevents. One thing I thought I’d do for this blog is talk about the best books I read in 2016, […]

Lady Midnight: The Dark Artifices Book One by Cassandra Clare Review The enchanting world of the shadowhunters returns with as much powerful storytelling and riveting character development as one might expect from legendary YA author Cassandra Clare in the first in a new trilogy, Lady Midnight. The first in The Dark Artifices trilogy brings readers […]

Tales From The Shadowhunter Academy: (1-10) By Cassandra Clare The story of everyone’s favorite former vampire and hero, Simon Lewis, continues in a collection of ten short stories from Cassandra Clare andother amazing YA authors. The collection, titled Tales From Shadowhunter Academy, follows Simon as he travels to the famed Shadowhunter Academy,recently reopened to train […]

The Mortal Instruments: City of Heavenly Fire Review The Dark War reaches it’s climax in The Mortal Instruments: City of Heavenly Fire. Clary Fray’s demonic brother, Sebastian, is attacking Institutes around the world, either killing or turning Shadowhunters into his Endarkened warriors. After the latest attack on the Los AngelesInstitute leaves children orphaned and others […]

The Mortal Instruments: City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Claire Review: SPOILER WARNING: MINOR SPOILERS AHEAD! The fight for Jace’s soul wages on in the fifth book in Cassandra Claire’s epic YA series, The Mortal Instruments. After the cliffhanger endingof the fourth book, Clary finds herself being investigated by the Clave after Jace disappears, as […]

The Mortal Instruments: City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Claire Review SPOILER ALERT: MINOR SPOILERS AHEAD! The Mortal War is over, and life has gone on for Clary, Jace, Simon and the rest of the group in Cassandra Claire’s fourth Mortal Instrumentsbook, City of Fallen Angels. Weeks after the bloody battle in Idris, the Shadowhunter […]

The Mortal Instruments: City of Glass by Cassandra Claire Review WARNING: MINOR SPOILERS POSSIBLE! War is coming for the Shadowhunters. With Valentine in possession the Mortal Cup and the Mortal Sword, all Shadowhunters have been called back to their home of Idris, namely the famed city Alicante. Having learned the secret to saving her mother […]

The Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes by Cassandra Claire Review The second novel in Cassandra Claire’s epic series, The Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes, really ups the ante in terms of action, drama and mythology. Having just completed it for a second time, the novel really builds on the foundations of the first book and […]