7 Book Club Books (or series) for Cassandra Clare Fans

So you've already read everything Cassandra Clare has written, fallen into the world of Shadowhunters and need something else to read STAT! We've rounded up our favorite next read for a fans of Cassandra Clare book club 2022!
 A beautiful fantasy novel and chosen as a Prinz honor book in 2018, Strange the Dreamerby Laini Taylor (bestselling author of The Daughter of Smoke and Bone Trilogy) will give fans of Cassandra Clare book club a story to remember. Readers will become as fascinated and enmeshed in the magical, mythical, and mystical world of Weep. Protagonist Lazlo Strange's story blends dreams and reality and allows readers to believe anything is possible. Meant to be a standalone, Taylor did write a much-awaited sequel, so if your book club wants to continue the story, there's another book waiting.
Sabaa Tahir's Ember in the Ashes is a must-read for any fans of fantasy book club books. With incredible use of language and diverse characters, Tahir's four-book series follows the main characters Laia and Elia. Ember in the Ashes presents magic, mystery, romance, and a brewing war between humans and magical creatures. Tahir creates an incredibly realistic fantasy world and doesn't shy away from presenting difficult topics such as racism, classism, and homophobia. These elements and more give your Cassandra Clare book club a lot to unpack.
Accio!I summon thee to travel back to Hogwarts and get reacquainted with the adventures of Harry, Hermione, and Ron. It's likely you know most of the characters and you might have even watched the movies, but have you read the books recently? There are so much detail and magic packed within the pages that you won't want to put it down! Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, or Slytherin...Which house do you belong to?
Speaking of reviving old series, your Cassandra Clare book club may be interested in picking up The Twilight Saga by Stephanie Meyer and rekindling or starting a new relationship with Bella, Edward, and Jacob. Are you Team Vampire or Team Wolf?
If your book club readers happen to be Team Vampire, we suggest the best book club book for fans of Cassandra Clare take a look at the Vampire Academy series by Richelle Reed. Many of the books made it on the NYT bestsellers list at the time of publication in 2007-2010. A TV series is set to come to the screen in September 2022. Read the books and compare how the TV adaptation relates!
Another book series coming to TV that your Cassandra Clare book club should pick up is Sara J. Maas' five-book series of A Court of Thorn and Roses, referred to by fans as ACOTAR. ACOTAR follows Feyre, a mortal huntress who kills a magical beast and must pay retribution; Tamlin, High Lord of the Spring Court who brings Feyre into the faerie realm to pay; and Rhysland, the most powerful High Lord and Ruler of the Night Court loosely based on Hades of Greek Mythology. This read is fantastical, epic, and steamy!
If your fans of Cassandra Clare book club are looking for the best book club book it's likely that you all love books, right? How about a story that celebrates booklovers with magical libraries? We all know libraries are metaphorically magical, but in Margaret Rogerson's Sorcery of Thorns, the books are actually magic and can be used for good or have the ability to unleash devilish monsters. The novel's heroine Elisabeth, a sword-wielding bookworm wants more than anything to become a warden protecting the kingdom of Austermeer, but when a vicious grimoire is released, she is accused of the crime. A standalone fantasy novel that presents an intricate magical system and a believable world, your Cassandra Clare book club will have much to discuss.

Here's our list of best fantasy book club books for Cassandra Clare fans, but we know we missed some good ones, too. What would you put on the list? What are you looking forward to reading next?

 

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