Mundie Moms

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Catching up with Cassie: TSFA Snippet, Parabatai Rune Placement, LM Reading Order, Jace Changing Diapers and more Q&A

Yesterday, Cassie tweeted a few items and you know us far too well, we don't want to miss a snippet of any one thing:

Q. Hi, Cassie! I’m a huge fan of your books! One of my favorite things is the parabatai bond, so, I wanted to ask: where exactly does the parabatai rune goes? I’m thinking about making a tattoo with my sister, so I wanted to “do it right”. Love you! Duda. — livrolatra
Cassie: It can really go wherever you want. Just remember your parabatai has to draw it on you, so try not to put it somewhere they won’t want to encounter!
Q. Hi Cassie! So I just had a quick question about Lady Midnight. Will we need to read all of the Tales From Shadowhunter Academy before LM to understand everything, or will they be completely separate? Thanks! — anabethinglorian
Cassie: You don’t need to have read TSFA to understand Lady Midnight. In fact, you don’t have to have read a single other Shadowhunter book. Just like some people start Shadowhunters with Clockwork Angel and some start with City of Bones, you can also start with Lady Midnight.
It helps to have read the previous books - it helps a lot - but it’s not necessary.

Q. If Tessa and Jem have babies will jace change his grandpa’s diapers? — haleybug890240
Cassie: Well, no, because Tessa and Jem’s babies would be Jace’s great great great uncles and aunts I think? Something so weird it’s better not to think about.
Jace would never change a diaper anyway unless it was his own kid. He would run far, far away, singing a happy tune.

Q. Hi Cassie, happy birthday! I’m a huge fan of all your books and I love the Shadowhunter world, every bit of it, I can’t thank you enough for writting those amizing books since they inspired me to write. I wanted to ask you two things, one do you ever plan on comming to Argentina? and two, in cp2 epilogue tessa says that afters will’s death she left london because she realized that her kids didn’t needed her any more and i always wondered if she ever went back to london while her kids lived to visit them or if she ever wrote to them. I hope ypu can answer this questions, if not thanks again for writting such perfect books. lots of love from Argentina — trinilandro
Cassie: Of course. Tessa went back and saw her children often (”children” is kind of funny to apply to people in their sixties, but yes) — she just couldn’t handle sticking around daily and watching them grow old, and her grandchildren grow old. She no longer fit in as a part of daily human life and it was a difficult realization and transition.
I don’t know about Argentina — I never know where I’ll be visiting unless a publisher there invites me. I don’t choose where I go, by and large!

Epic Reads's The 15 Most Anticipated YA Books to Read in August

Check it out! Epic Reads has put together a list of the 15 Most Anticipated August (YA) Reads! Check out the full list here. You can also find the list below.

  1. The Boy Most Likely To by Huntley Fitzpatrick, on sale 8.18 from Dial
  2. Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray, on sale 8.25 from Little Brown
  3. Another Day by David Levithan, on sale 8.25 from Random House
  4. Until Friday Night by Abbie Glines, on sale 8.25 from Simon & Schuster
  5. Legacy of Kings by Eleanor Herman, on sale 8.25 from Harlequin Teen
  6. Court of Fives by Kate Elliott, on sale 8.18 from Little Brown
  7. Never Always Sometimes by Adi Alsaid, on sale 8.4 from Harlequin Teen
  8. Mechanica by Betsy Cornwell, on sale 8.25 from Clarion Books
  9. Reawakened by Colleen Houck, on sale 8.25 from Delacorte Books
  10. The Creeping by Alexandra Sirowy, on sale 8.18 from Simon & Schuster
  11. What You Left Behind by Jessica Verdi, on sale 8.4 from Sourcebooks 
  12. Not After Everything by Michelle Levy, on sale 8.4 from Dial
  13. Slasher Girls & Monster Boys by April Genevieve Tucholke, on sale 8.18 from Dial
  14. Daughter of Dusk by Livia Blackburne, on sale 8.4 from Disney Hyperion 
  15. The Accident Season by Moira Fowley-Doyle, on sale 8.18 from Kathy Dawson Books