book: the infernal devices


“Gideon and Gabriel,” said Tessa. “They’re really quite good-looking, not hideous at all.
“I spoke,” said Will, in sepulchral tones, “of the pitch-black inner depths of their souls.”
Tessa snorted. “And what color do you suppose the inner depths of your soul are, Will Herondale?”
Mauve,” said Will.

  • Alec: Magnus bane... How do I begin to explain Magnus bane?
  • Tessa: Magnus bane is flawless.
  • Izzy: He has two Fendi purses and a silver Lexus.
  • Clary: I hear his hair's insured for $10,000.
  • Simon: I hear he does car commercials... in Japan.
  • Ragnor: his favorite movie is Varsity Blues.
  • Will: One time he met Ryan Reynolds on a plane- and he told him he was pretty.
  • Raphael: One time he punched me in the face... it was awesome.

When you love a book so much you just tuck the characters into a little place in your heart and carry them around everywhere you go and they influence your life so much and fuck me books are beautiful

Parents: what do you want for your birthday?

Me: books

Parents: anything else?

Me: books

Parents: something other than books

Me: novels.


TIDAppreciationWeek17 Day 3 | Favorite Book: Clockwork Princess

No, the last thing she cared about was whether people were staring at the boy and girl kissing by the river, as London, its cities and towers and churches and bridges and streets, circled all about them like the memory of a dream. And if the Thames that ran beside them, sure and silver in the afternoon light, recalled a night long ago when the moon shone as brightly as a shilling on this same boy and girl, or if the stones of Blackfriars knew the tread of their feet and thought to themselves: At last, the wheel comes full circle, they kept their silence.