Author: Cassandra Clare & Maureen Johnson
From: Ghosts of the Shadow Market
Type: Short Story
Genre: Fantasy, Supernatural, Drama
I’ll be quick with this one, though I have a few pointed comments. Spoilers might be included if you have not read any of the Shadowhunter books or the TID trilogy.
Every Exquisite Thing
Jem breaking my heart… again!
Matthew entering the room like: I’m here, bitches! (I loved it).
So much pain and longing and so few words. (It is amazing).
Gabriel and Cecily, the most understanding parents in 1901 and Shadowhunters, a shock.
Done with those initials thoughts, now, down to the rest of the review, this will be quick and painless, I assure you.
I owe, Matthew’s story a review and also one for James (from The Bane Chronicles), but this one came naturally and kind of as a surprise while reading it because Anna Lightwood really came through by the end of the story.
Every Exquisite Thing is one of those stories that you don’t think you will like much and then boom! There is Jem, heartbroken, beautiful and perfect as always. And then there is Anna, who has to fight convention in a 1901 London, while she believes her parents would not approve, in the end, it turns out, they are incredibly loving and it is actually a bit surprising to know that Gabriel is such a gentle one, you could not guess as much from before, seeing everything from Will’s eyes back in TID.
So yes, I had my doubts but I ended up enjoying this one. And if you still don’t have a copy of Chain of Gold, then I suggest you read Ghosts of the Shadow Market first, that is what I am doing while my copy of CoG is on its way to my loving care and hands. Cannot wait.
That’s it, I told you it would be quick, I just wanted to talk a bit about EET and if you have read it then you know exactly what I’m talking about, and if you have not then you know what you are going to read next. I hope.
Thank you for stopping and happy reading, everyone.