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Monday, May 19, 2014

City of Heavenly Fire US Tour Stops!

Hi Cassandra Clare fans!! We're a week away from City of Heavenly Fire being released, and less than a week away from Cassie's US CoHF tour stop! If you're in these areas, be sure to stop by! Cassie is only hitting these 3 US cities on her tour.

Cassie will be in New York, NY!
When: May 26th @10 PM
Where: Kaufman Concert Hall
Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
Get more info HERE

Wellesley, MA
When: May 27 @ 7 PM
Where: Wellesley Middle School
50 Kingsburg Street
Get more info HERE

West Chester, PA
When: May 30 @ 6:30 PM
Where: Stetson Middle School
1060 Wilmington Pike
West Chester, PA 19382
Get more info HERE

Cassie will be signing at BEA on SATURDAY from 10-11 am at Table 1 in the Author Signing Area. Stop by! I'll see you there ;)

She'll also be signing with Holly Black on Saturday from 11:30-12:30 at table 3 in the Author Signing Area. 

@PenguinTeen is Chatting about Now & Forever TONIGHT with author Susane Colastanti

Penguin Teen is chatting with the fabulous Susane Colastanti TONIGHT via Twitter at 7 pm EST / 6 pm CST. Just follow the #NowAndForever hashtag to join along.

And.... have you checked out the book trailer!?!? Check out it out below!

I can not wait to read this book!

City of Heavenly Fire Forum: A Place To Discuss You Predictions, Spoilers And More

Hi Shadowhunters! We're about a week away from City of Heavenly Fire hitting shelves!!! We can't wait. We've got the perfect place for fans to chat about all things CoHF before it's released and AFTER it's out. You can discuss your predictions and what not in our CoHF BEFORE you read it forum and you can discuss SPOILERS and everything about CoHF AFTER you read it in our CoHF After You Read It forum.

Both forums are separate and by clicking this link it will NOT take you to anything with spoilers. This link takes you into our City of Heavenly Fire forum. If you've visited our forums before, you'll know that with every book release we've created forums for fans who want to discuss the book without being spoiled, and have given fans who want to discuss spoilers a place to discuss them. Check out our CoHF Forum, and join in or start a new discussion today!

Get Caught Up With Cassie Clare's Recent Posts

Hi Cassie Clare fans! Just in case you've missed them, here are some of her recent posts about her characters. Click on the highlight links to be taking directly to her post. 

 I love your work and I love the The Mortal Instruments series , to prepare for  CoHF I have been re-reading the Infernal Devices and The Mortal Instruments and the Bane Chronicles my question to you is does Jace finally accept he is a Herondale? I remember reading TMI first then the TID then re-reading TMI because I understood so much more, and I hated knowing the Herondale name is basically finished because Jace doesn’t want to use that name and use Lightwood because he feels he is more a Lightwood. But thanks again if you read it and if you respond then I would love it and appreciate it! — koalaxo
Well, Jace is pretty much whatever he decides he wants to be, to me. If he decides he’s a Lightwood then that’s valid. He’s a Lightwood. I can promise that Jace does during CoHF definitively answer the question of whether he wants to don the mantle of his Herondale heritage, so to speak. And it may also be the case that even if he didn’t, it wouldn’t be the end of the Herondales, but for that, you’ll have to wait. :)
Hi there, Cassie!  I just have one question about Malec, do you think that when Alec called and let his friend to confront Magnus about their break-up is not necessary? I mean they broke up, and I think it might be annoying to keep touching the ex on a sensitive subject! For me, I personally have no offense about this, because I can feel myself in Alec! But people around me said there’s no dignity when trying to keep in touch with your ex like that? What do you think? Could you explain me further? Thank you so much and wish you all the best with the new upcoming books~ — rinchannoparadise
I think that if Alec had asked Simon to call Magnus and reason with him, it would have been an understandably human (if inexplicable — Simon?) move. However, since there’s no indication that Alec even knows Simon is calling Magnus, much less that he asked him to do it, I don’t think it reflects on Alec at all. Simon said “Isabelle made me do this.” Not Alec. If one’s friends or sister decide to remonstrate with one’s ex, that’s really on them, not you.
Was there ever a bit of regret for having Maia (understandably) break up with Simon but have her go back to they hot guy who changed her into a werewolf to the first place? I know Jordan was very sorry for what he did, but what made decide to not take a different approach? Where Maia actually ended up with Simon and Isa belle could have been with Jordan? It just interests and upsets me that Maia and Simon could have been an interesting couple: Vampire and Werewolf, both liked video games and the same general fashion sense, they had problems with love… Isabelle and Jordan seem like two gorgeous people who could have anybody. What are the chances that they could have ended up and stayed together just fine? — dreamingspark
This edges close to  the sort of questions  my friend Libba Bray calls “Why is your cat your cat and not some other cat?” (Basically: “, I guess I could have written about that if I was writing a different book, but it’s what you do decide to write about that makes a book, not the infinite number of things you don’t”.) 
If you sit down to write say, a star-crossed tale of anthropomorphic mice, you might not have an answer to “Why not a tale of two ferrets who are deadly enemies?” because it simply never occurred to you to write the second thing. It never occurred to me to pair Jordan and Isabelle. I never thought of either of them as hotter than Simon and Maia and I’m not sure about pairing people due to hotness level, anyway.
I always thought it was fairly clear from City of Glass that things were going in a Simon/Isabelle direction. They have all the sexual tension, they have the scenes together that cut to the bones of the characters. Only Simon can approach and comfort Isabelle after Max’s death. Only Isabelle can make Simon smile while he’s in prison. They grow steadily closer from the end of CoA on. I don’t see how you could not fall in love with a guy who tells you the entire plot of Star Wars to get you to sleep, but that might just be me.
*Read the rest of Cassie's response HERE*

TMI Flower Project: The haunted older generation of the Mortal Instruments!

Check out the haunted older generation from the TMI Flower Project that Cassie Clare and Cassandra Jean are working on. 

Cassie had this to say:
Michael, Robert, Maryse, and Hodge. The haunted older generation of the Mortal Instruments! Done as flower cards by Cassandra Jean.

You can check out the previous posts for the TMI Flower Project here.

TMI Unidentified Snippet: Magnus & Simon

Shadowhunters, check out Cassie's latest unidentified snippet she posted here

“Hi, Magnus. It’s Simon. You know me. Well, you called me Soames last time we spoke, but we’ve hung out. I’m calling to, uh … to—sorry if this is out of line—suggest that you maybe take Alec back.
“I think it would be good for morale. Honestly, Alec was really horrible to Clary when they first met, and if he turns all cranky again, I don’t know what Clary’s going to do. In those days, Clary had way fewer weapons and way fewer brothers.
“This time it’s different. Her boyfriend is on fire. She’s got enough problems. I guess what I’m saying is that we’d all appreciate it if you took one for the team.
“Not that I’m part of a Shadowhunter team. Shadowhunters don’t let vampires join the team.
“This message probably seems selfish, and also crazy. I honestly do feel bad for Alec. He’s a good guy. Much less annoying than Jace. I’ve always felt like, given the opportunity, we could be friends. Maybe bros. Maybe we could be bros who shoot arrows together.
“It may at this point be obvious that Isabelle forced me to make this phone call.”
Um..... Okay I'm just going to say it, WHAT IN THE HECK Izzy!?! I get she loves her brother, but Alec crossed the line big time, and I know this will painful to say, but I hope Magnus does not take him back. Alec betrayed Magnus's love and trust, and I for one hope that he has to deal with the consequences of his actions. Which means the possibility of losing his love. There, I said it. Yes, I'm still extremely mad at Alec. I can't believe he did what he did. I LOVE Magnus, and I hurt for him. Simon makes me mad in this snippet. I get her's calling for Izzy, but seriously, "take one for the team", and "Alec is hurting". I think he's forgetting how much Alec has hurt Magnus. Okay, sorry. Stepping off my soap box. haha. Geez, I need this book.