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City of Bones

By Cassandra Clare
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Publisher Description

Discover this first installment of the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series and “prepare to be hooked” (Entertainment Weekly).

When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder -- much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. Then the body disappears into thin air. It's hard to call the police when the murderers are invisible to everyone else and when there is nothing -- not even a smear of blood -- to show that a boy has died. Or was he a boy?

This is Clary's first meeting with the Shadowhunters, warriors dedicated to ridding the earth of demons. It's also her first encounter with Jace, a Shadowhunter who looks a little like an angel and acts a lot like a jerk. Within twenty-four hours Clary is pulled into Jace's world with a vengeance, when her mother disappears and Clary herself is attacked by a demon. But why would demons be interested in ordinary mundanes like Clary and her mother? And how did Clary suddenly get the Sight? The Shadowhunters would like to know...

Exotic and gritty, exhilarating and utterly gripping, Cassandra Clare's ferociously entertaining fantasy takes readers on a wild ride that they will never want to end.

3359 Reviews

Slightly Smiling Face“I love this series ! I read this along as I watched the Netflix series to see the differences and the books so much better ! I still find Clary to be insufferable… but this series has my heart!”
Characters change and growLikable charactersEasy to readTwistyDark settingMagical setting
Expressionless Face“I’m not sure if I would’ve liked this as a teen but it was a tough read. Wanted to DNF it pretty much from the start but I wanted to believe it got better.”
Dark settingBad writingPredictableUnengaging charactersUnsatisfying plot
Slightly Smiling Face“Okay so I loved this book, its was slightly predictable in some places but other than that it was a super fun read and im excited for the 2nd one:)”
Diverse charactersLikable charactersDescriptive writingEasy to readFunny writingAddictiveFast-pacedMagical settingComing of agePredictable
Red Angry Face“I threw the book at the wall when I finnished it. In a bad way! It's a waste of time to read it! Don't bother!”
Unengaging charactersUnsatisfying endingUnsatisfying plot
Smiling Face with Heart-Eyes“I think this is my new favourite book series, was so amazing, felt like i couldn’t put it down. I can’t wait to read the rest 😍”
Likable charactersBeautifully written

About Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare is the author of the #1 New York TimesUSA TODAY, Wall Street Journal, and Publishers Weekly bestselling Shadowhunter Chronicles. She is also the coauthor of the bestselling fantasy series Magisterium with Holly Black. The Shadowhunter Chronicles have been adapted as both a major motion picture and a television series. Her books have more than fifty million copies in print worldwide and have been translated into more than thirty-five languages. Cassandra lives in western Massachusetts with her husband and three fearsome cats. Visit her at CassandraClare.com. Learn more about the world of the Shadowhunters at Shadowhunters.com.

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