Review: ‘City of Ghosts’

I read this book a while ago, but I felt like it was a perfect October post.

Title: City of Ghosts

Author: Victoria Schwab

Series: Cassidy Blake

Rating: 4/5 stars

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Audiobook Review: ‘My Plain Jane’

This book is SO MUCH FUN! If you’re looking for a lighthearted comedic read, pick up this book, My Plain Jane, or the previous book by the Lady Janies (what the authors call themselves), My Lady Jane. This is a retelling of Jane Eyre….but with a twist or a hundred thrown in. It’s not the story you know.

I will preface this by saying I have never read Jane Erye and I enjoyed this story completely! You don’t need to have read My Lady Jane or Jane Eyre to enjoy this. While this is sort of part of a series, it reads as a standalone.

Title: My Plain Jane
Author: Cynthia Hand, Brodie Ashton, Jodi Meadows
Series: The Lady Janies – but reads as a standalone
Rating: 3.5/5

Goodreads Summary

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Audiobook Review: ‘Learn About Loss’

I’m disappointed to say that Learn About Loss is my least favorite of the stories so far. It’s forgettable and honestly feels unnecessary.

Previous Reviews:
Ghosts of the Shadow Market #1 – Son of the Dawn
Ghosts of the Shadow Market #2 – Cast Long Shadows
Ghosts of the Shadow Market #3 – Every Exquisite Thing


Spoilers for The Infernal Devices series. (This story is set in 1936.)
I will put these spoiler warnings before all Ghosts of the Shadow Market reviews, but a rule of thumb in the Shadowhunter world is – if you aren’t caught up, read it in publication order.



Title:
Learn About Loss
Author: Cassandra Clare, Kelly Link
Series: Ghosts of the Shadow Market #4
Rating: 2/5

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Audiobook Review: ‘Every Exquisite Thing’

After Cast Long Shadows, it has been nice staying within the same time period. This story focuses on Anna Lightwood and I have already fallen so in love with her.

Previous Reviews:
Ghosts of the Shadow Market #1 – Son of the Dawn
Ghosts of the Shadow Market #2 – Cast Long Shadows


Spoilers for The Infernal Devices series.
I will put these spoiler warnings before all Ghosts of the Shadow Market reviews, but a rule of thumb in the Shadowhunter world is – if you aren’t caught up, read it in publication order.


Title: Every Exquisite Thing
Author: Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson
Series: Ghosts of the Shadow Market #3
Rating: 5/5

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Audiobook Review: ‘Cast Long Shadows’

I’ve fallen a bit behind with Ghosts of the Shadow Market novella releases, but that just means I can read multiple stories at once, and post multiple reviews back to back!

Previous Reviews:
Ghosts of the Shadow Market #1 – Son of the Dawn


Spoilers for The Infernal Devices series.
I will put these spoiler warnings before all Ghosts of the Shadow Market reviews, but a rule of thumb in the Shadowhunter world is – if you aren’t caught up, read it in publication order.



Title:
Cast Long Shadows
Author: Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan
Series: Ghosts of the Shadow Market #2
Rating: 5/5

“Old sins cast long shadows” — English Proverb

Goodreads Summary

Me at the beginning of this story: Ugh there’s so many new characters and I read TID so long ago I don’t remember ANYTHING WHO THE HECK ARE THESE PEOPLE I’m gonna need to wiki this….

Me at the end: PROTECT MATTHEW FAIRCHILD AT ALL COSTS HE IS HE PRECIOUS CHILD OF CHARLOTTE AND HENRY AND JAMES HERONDALE’S PARABATAI AND BROTHER ZACHARIAH IS ALSDJLFASLDFLA -sobbing-

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Audiobook Review: ‘Son of the Dawn’

I’ve fallen a bit behind with Ghosts of the Shadow Market novella releases, but that just means I can read multiple stories at once, and post multiple reviews back to back!

Spoilers for The Mortal Instruments & The Infernal Devices series.
If you haven’t finished both series, don’t read this short story and don’t read my review! 🙂 (No spoilers for Dark Artifices series.)

I will put these spoiler warnings before all Ghosts of the Shadow Market reviews, but a rule of thumb in the Shadowhunter world is – if you aren’t caught up, read it in publication order.

Title: Son of the Dawn
Author: Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan
Series: Ghosts of the Shadow Market #1
Rating: 3.5/5

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