One of the things i find most incredible and just... awesome about TMI and all of Cassie's writing, is how she is brave enough to put controversial stuff in her books. And doesnt try to really work it to her advantage, like advertising it, but just quietly puts it in there almost as a statement proving that people can be different. When i say "controversial", i mean the things that some people look down on, primarily diversity in sexuality, race and religion. i mean, just look at the cast of charaters: we have alec who is gay, magnus who is bi, tessa who is attracted to 2 guys, and jace/clary who are attracted to their sibling(for a time). And jem is half chineese, maia is half african american, raphael is latino, and magnus is asian. As f…Read more >
When I finished COFA, COLS had'nt come out yet and I was really, really scared because of page 511 (malec breakup), the ending literally killed me. COFA doesn't have that part at the end with "sneak peek at the sequel" and so i was freaking out really badly because i thought Cassandre Clare wasn't going to write a sequel and just end the series like that.
Then one day I want to Barnes and Noble and they had COLS on the "new releases" display and I ran over and picked up the book, hugging it to my chest and crying right there in the middle of the store. It got so bad that the customer service lady had to come over and ask if everything was OK. I turned to her and just said, with tears running down my face, "Yes, everything is OK now, everyth…Read more >