Mundie Moms

Monday, April 9, 2018

Jaime & Dru Featured In Newest Shadowhunters & Fairytales Mashup + @CassieClare Shares Snippet from QoAaD #MundaneMonday #Shadowhunters

Happy almost belated Mundane Monday Shadowhunters! Over the weekend Cassie shared another great Shadowhunters & Fairytales mashup. This one features Jaime & Dru. Here's what Cassie said from her Tumblr post here

Mouse and the Lion - Jaime and Dru
The brave warrior learned to never underestimate an unlikely ally, even a meek young Shadowhunter. There are many kinds of might, and sometimes what you need is stealth and sharp teeth…. Shadowhunters/fairytale mashup continues! Art by @cassandraJP #tda #tsc

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Along with this post, Cassie has also taken to Tumblr to answer a variety of fan questions about The Dark Artifices series, including from Queen of Air and Darkness. Here's the snippet she shared:


Fan Question: Hi Cassie! I was really interested in Dru and Jaime’ s relationship in LoS. Could you tell us a little more about them and maybe give us a little snippet of them from QoAaD or any future books? Thanks so much! Your books have helped me through a really tough time in my life. Love you!!
Cassie: Dru and Jaime are friends, having shared some intense experiences in LoS and QuAD.
Tavvy was running over to see what was happening, and Jaime was asking if Dru still had the knife he’d given her, and she couldn’t help smiling, her first real smile since Livvy.
Jaime came back, Dru thought. Finally, someone didn’t leave — they came back instead.

SHERWOOD by Meagan Spooner Gets A Cover & It's A Must See! #Sherwood #MeaganSpooner

There has a been a lot of exciting book news on social media lately. I've been trying to catch up with it all when I'm online, which isn't a lot lately. However, I did catch this today, and I'm so glad I did. Did you guys see this cover!?! HEA revealed the cover for SHERWOOD, Meagan Spooner's 2019 release from Harper Teen. I am in LOVE with this cover. I can not wait to read this story. Here's more about the book, which you can also add to Goodreads

Robin of Locksley is dead.
When news comes that he’s fallen in battle at the King’s side in the Holy Land, Maid Marian doesn’t know how she’ll go on. Betrothed to Robin, she was free to be herself, to flaut the stifling rules of traditional society and share an equal voice with her beloved when it came to caring for the people of her land.
Now Marian is alone, with no voice of her own. The people of Locksley, persecuted by the Sheriff of Nottingham, are doomed to live in poverty or else face death by hanging. The dreadful Guy of Gisborne, the Sherriff’s right hand, wishes to step into Robin’s shoes as Lord of Locksley, and Marian’s fiancĂ©. Society demands that she accept her fate, and watch helplessly as her people starve.
When Marian dons Robin’s green cloak, and takes up his sword and bow, she never intended that anyone should mistake her for Robin, returned from the Holy Land as a vigilante. She never intended that the masked, cloaked figure she created should stand as a beacon of hope and justice to peasant and noble alike. She never intended to become a legend.
But all of Nottingham is crying out for a savior. So Marian must choose her fate and become her own hero…
Robin Hood. 

EW Shares Excerpt from Sarah J. Maas's Catwoman: Soulstealer #Soulstealer #Catwoman

Ever since Sarah J. Maas announced she was writing CATWOMAN's story, I have anxiously awaited this book's release. It's been on my most anticipated 2018 reads list, and I am so thrilled that it will be out this summer. Recently EW shared an excerpt from the book. It's so good. Here's part of the excerpt, which EW shared here

Excerpt from Catwoman: Soulstealer by Sarah J. Maas

She was a ghost. A wraith.

Selina reminded herself of that little fact as she stood atop the stairs of the private jet, squinted into the blinding midday sun glinting off the hangars of the exclusive airfield, and got a faceful of late-August Gotham City stink.
That, at least, hadn’t changed in the past two years. But as for Selina herself ...
The four-inch beige heels that clipped so nicely against the steps as she descended were just the start of the changes to her. The long golden-blond hair, the manicured nails, and the suntanned skin were the next. And then there was the perfectly tailored creamcolored linen suit, steamed for her by the flight attendant thirty minutes before landing. The portrait of unthreatening, carefree money.
No sign of the girl who’d ascended the stairs of this plane two years ago, bloody and battered. No sign of the girl who’d clawed and fought to keep her sister safe, keep her as healthy as could be expected—especially with Maggie now well cared for, living in a pretty house in the suburbs.
No sign of that girl at all.
Indeed, the resources of the League of Assassins had made these first steps back into Gotham City so much easier, clearing a path for all she’d arrived here to do. The League was bigger, more lethal, than any criminal organization in this city. A near myth. They answered to nobody and nothing, a veritable force of nature. Their goals were so much larger than financial profit. No, the League dealt in power—the sort that could alter countries, alter the world. The smart criminals were the ones who got out of their way. The smartest were those who bowed.
Selina took a slow, bracing breath, flexing her fingers against the slight tremor that rippled down them. No space for fear, for doubt, for hesitation. Not with so many eyes watching.
Photographers sporting long-range cameras snapped photos through the nearby chainlink fence.
Selina shoved away any lingering trace of nerves and offered a sultry, sly look in their direction, her broad-brimmed black hat—the crowning piece of her ensemble—blocking half her face. She did the photographers an even bigger favor and removed her sunglasses as she stepped off the stairs and turned toward the awaiting black sedan.
And just because she was finally back in this city, finally back in this place that had been both hell and home, she flashed them a wave and a smile white and bright enough to light up the Gotham City skyline.
Snap, shutter, snap.
Had those photographers even thought to question the anonymous tip about socialite Holly Vanderhees coming to town after a lengthy stay in Europe? Or were they too afraid of looking foolish to ask who this person was who’d just descended upon Gotham City?
The information she’d leaked through their computer systems had been brief but detailed. Her family had investments everywhere. Old money. Parents: deceased. Siblings: none. Net worth: billions.
Selina reached the sedan and the driver holding the door open for her. It took years of training to hold back her nod of thanks, to make herself ignore the urge to meet his eyes in a minimal greeting.

He didn’t dare introduce himself. Didn’t do anything. Well trained not to be a presence but an instrument.

Even now, after all she’d been taught and instructed to do, it made her stomach churn.
A lie. This is all a lie. The East End bred me, raised me. The words sat on her tongue as she ducked into the car. This is all a lie.

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There's more to this excerpt! Head over to EW to read the rest. I can not wait for this book to be out! Soulstealer will be out in August! You can pre-order you copy for it now. 
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