Summary: Sequel to Cassandra Clare’s previous work, Clockwork Angel, Clockwork Prince is the second book in the enthralling The Infernal Instrument series. This book takes place in Victorian London, starting off some times later after the incidents of the first book. Tessa, the main protagonist, has finally found safety within the Institute, but troubles with the Clave, might force her back unprotected into the streets. Also an enemy known as the Magister, whom claims he knows Tessa’s heritage, desires to use Tessa’s power for his own deeds. With the help of Jem and Will, two handsome boys whom each claims a part of Tessa’s heart, Tessa discovers the truth of her parentage and the Magister’s motive.
Why I picked it up: It is the sequel to Clockwork Angel.
Why I kept reading it: The humor is very witty and enjoyable. I enjoy most of the character’s personality and the banters between them are hilarious.
Who I would give it to next: Anyone who has read the author’s previous books or something for leisure.
Reviewed by Kathleen Yu