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Rachel is an aspiring actress, fantasy lover, and dedicated blogger. She spends too much time photoshopping and writing about tv shows. Crying about fictional characters has become a daily part of her routine.

‘Shadowhunters’ Season 2 finale recap: “Beside Still Water”

Shadowhunters season finale recap: Season 2, Episode 20, “Beside Still Water” aired Aug. 14th, 2017 Alright, this is it. After a whole season of pain and heartbreak, the fight against Valentine finally came to an end tonight…one way or the other. For those of you who haven’t seen tonight’s episode of Shadowhunters, be warned, spoilers ahead! The […]

Pure Fandom Exclusive: Spoiler-free review of the ‘Shadowhunters’ Season 2 finale

The ‘Shadowhunters’ Season 2 finale airs Monday, August 14th 2017 on Freeform Overview To put it simply, this episode made me a complete and utter mess. There was a point where I was hysterically sobbing. And I don’t mean I was just tearing up. No, this was the “I need to calm down and remember […]

‘Shadowhunters’ recap: 2×19 “Hail and Farewell”

Shadowhunters recap: Season 2, Episode 19, “Hail and Farewell” aired Aug. 7th, 2017 Last night’s episode of Shadowhunters was probably one of the most action packed of the season. So much went down that I had to go back and re-watch it just to make sure that I got it all. After the events of this episode, it’s […]

‘Shadowhunters’ recap: 2×18 “Awake, Arise or Be Forever Fallen”

Shadowhunters recap: Season 2, Episode 18, “Awake, Arise or Be Forever Fallen” aired July 31st, 2017 Alright I’m gonna be blunt: I have never gotten as emotional over an episode of Shadowhunters as I just did. The fluff, the angst, and the discovery of Jonathan’s true identity had me completely blown away. Can we just go ahead and […]

‘Shadowhunters’ recap: 2×17 “A Dark Reflection”

Shadowhunters recap: Season 2, Episode 17, “A Dark Reflection” aired July 24th, 2017 Alright guys, since so much went down in this episode I decided to do this recap a little differently. Our characters broke off into about three groups and each group had a seperate storyline. To keep things a little more organized, I wrote […]

‘Shadowhunters’ recap: 2×16 “Day of Atonement”

Shadowhunters recap: Season 2, Episode 16, “Day of Atonement” aired July 17th, 2017 Tonight’s episode of Shadowhunters was probably one of my favorite episodes of the season. Although I wish that Magnus and Luke had made an appearance, I was pretty satisfied with this week’s story and how everything seems to be playing out. I’m definitely excited to see […]

‘Shadowhunters’ recap: 2×15 “A Problem of Memory”

Shadowhunters recap: Season 2, Episode 15, “A Problem of Memory” aired July 10th, 2017 As a major Simon Lewis fan, I think it’s safe to say that tonight’s episode of Shadowhunters was absolutely heartbreaking. If you didn’t feel anything for Simon before, you definitely do now. The takeaway I got from this episode…is that Simon Lewis deserves better. […]

‘Shadowhunters’ recap: 2×14 “The Fair Folk”

Shadowhunters recap: Season 2, Episode 14, “The Fair Folk” aired June 26th, 2017 Alright, this episode of Shadowhunters definitely had it’s ups and downs. A lot of things come full circle, and it looks like some things might have come to an end. Most people who have read The Mortal Instruments probably had some idea what was coming after […]

‘Shadowhunters’: 2×13 recap “Those of Demon Blood”

Shadowhunters recap: Season 2, Episode 13, “Those of Demon Blood” aired June 19th, 2017 That last episode of Shadowhunters was definitely intense to say the least. So much happened that I had to watch it twice before I could fully comprehend everything that went down. The overall message of this episode was important to include even in […]

‘Shadowhunters’: How “Sizzy’s” journey could resemble ‘Teen Wolf’s’ “Stydia”

After nearly half a season of not even being in the same room, it looks like Shadowhunters is finally delivering on the “Sizzy” scenes. Compared to what we’ve been getting lately, that last episode felt like a “Sizzy” shipper’s heaven. In “You Are Not Your Own” Simon enlists Isabelle’s help with Raphael and she opens up to him about her Yin […]

‘Shadowhunters’ recap: 2×12 “You Are Not Your Own”

Shadowhunters recap: Season 2, Episode 12, “You Are Not Your Own” aired June 12th, 2017 Alright guys, it’s that time. This episode was absolutely heartbreaking, and we have a lot to talk about and a lot of crying to do. But before we get into it I just want to focus on something positive and say: […]

‘Shadowhunters’ summer premiere recap: 2×11 “Mea Maxima Culpa”

Shadowhunters recap: Season 2, Episode 11, “Mea Maxima Culpa” aired June 5th, 2017 It’s finally here! After a three month break, Shadowhunters is back for Season 2B. Although the premiere wasn’t exactly the best one to date, it was 100% necessary to move the plot forward. While a lot of my favorite episodes are usually more character driven, the premiere (rightfully) focused on all of the […]

Pure Fandom Exclusive: Spoiler-free review of the ‘Shadowhunters’ summer premiere

It’s been months since Freeform’s Shadowhunters has graced our screens, and now the time’s almost here. With the show’s second season set to return on Monday, June 5th, I was able to watch the summer premiere a few days early. While we can’t give anything major away, here’s a little look at what’s to come when Shadowhunters finally returns! Overview: […]

‘Shadowhunters’: Our 5 favorite Malec moments

It’s no secret that Malec is the fan favorite ship in Shadowhunters. Their story is absolutely beautiful, and come on their chemistry is off the charts! In anticipation of 2B and many more Malec scenes to come, we decided to name our 5 favorite Malec scenes of all time. #1. Their epic first kiss Let’s be real, […]

The 8 best songs from ‘Shadowhunters’

It’s no secret that a lot of time and effort goes in to finding the perfect music to accompany a television show. Finding the right song and matching it with the right scene is no easy task. A lot of great songs have actually been written specifically for certain shows which is what causes them […]