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Book Review: The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare

Title: The Iron Trial Authors: Holly Black and Cassandra Clare
Series:  Magisterium, #1
Pages:  295
Publisher: Doubleday Children's Books
Date of Publication: 9th September 2014
Source: Publisher for review*
Synopsis from Goodreads:From NEW YORK TIMES bestselling authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare comes a riveting new series that defies what you think you know about the world of magic.

From two bestselling superstars, a dazzling and magical middle-grade collaboration centering on the students of the Magisterium, an academy for those with a propensity toward magic. In this first book, a new student comes to the Magisterium against his will -- is it because he is destined to be a powerful magician, or is the truth more twisted than that? It's a journey that will thrill you, surprise you, and make you wonder about the clear-cut distinction usually made between good and evil.


My Thoughts:
I didn't really know that much about The Iron Trial when I first started it - only knowing t…

August 2014

Hey everyone! September means back to school (boo!) but summer was great fun! I roadtripped around Europe and spent two weeks in France, so I had a lot of time for reading and blogging. Here's what I read (and for the first time in I can't even remember how long I read TEN books - DOUBLE FIGURES :D )


1. Zom-B Mission by Darren Shan 2. Zom-B Circus by Darren Shan 3. Silver Shadowsby Richelle Mead 4. Department 19 by Will Hill 5. Let's Get Lost by Adi Alsaid 6. Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins 7. The Giver by Lois Lowry 8. Since You've Been Gone by Morgan Matson 9. The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare 10. Winterkill by Kate A. Boorman
I finally caught up a little bit on the Zom-B books (still got one more to go before I'm fully caught up but that's reserved at the library ;) ) which was really great because I do love them so! Silver Shadows is the fifth book in Bloodlines which is definitely one of my all time favourite series so …