Rating: 5/5 stars.
Sometimes it’s hard to describe your love for a book without sounding sycophantic. I can tell you that I’m the biggest Alec and Magnus shipper out there (because I am) and that eight out of my past 11 tweets have been about City of Lost Souls, but I don’t think I can properly convey my love for this series unless I talk about its characters.
I’ve never really understood how someone could love, or even like someone who makes many stupid mistakes. Perhaps I understood, but I never felt like I could do the same, until I read this book. This book taught me that sometimes, when you possess enough empathy and caring for someone – in this case, a fictional character – it’s possible to forgive them and love them all the same. Continue reading