The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare
City of Bones; City of Ashes; City of Glass

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Don’t miss The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, soon to be a major motion picture in theaters August 2013.

The first five books in the #1 New York Times bestselling Mortal Instruments series, now available in a collectible hardcover boxed set.

Enter the secret world of the Shadowhunters with this handsomely packaged boxed set that includes City of Bones, City of Ashes, City of Glass, City of Fallen Angels, and City of Lost Souls. The Mortal Instruments books have more than five million copies in print, and this collectible set of five hardcover volumes is a perfect gift for newcomers to the series and for loyal fans alike.
 

About Cassandra Clare

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Cassandra Clare is the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and USA TODAY bestselling author of the Mortal Instruments and Infernal Devices trilogies of young adult fantasy novels. Her first book, City of Bones, was a 2007 Locus Award finalist for Best First Novel. Her books have been translated into 32 languages. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and two cats.
 
Published December 7, 2010 by Margaret K. McElderry Books. 1520 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Soon she learns that the three teenagers are Shadowhunters: men, women, and teenagers created by mixing the blood of angels with that of men so that they can hunt and kill demons.

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Examiner

2011 was a big year for fans of Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments and things will only get bigger in the years to come as this Internationally popular series rockets to its conclusion and the anticipated movie franchise gets underway.

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Examiner

Coming into the game way late, I finally got to read Cassandra Clare’s City of Bones.

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Pajiba

And while I might want to be spending my time reading other things, I will read almost anything if it encourages him to keep picking up books.

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Teen Reads

Jace won't forget Clary's remarkable vision, and while he's explaining the basics of his paranormal underground existence, Clary receives a disturbing phone call from her mother.

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Common Sense Media

Clary, still bent on saving Jace while finding out what evil Sebastian is up to, joins them in Europe, all the while secretly communicating with her best friend, Simon, through special faerie rings.

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Common Sense Media

Teen urban fantasy is becoming a popular sub-genre, and this first installment of a new series has all the essential elements: a city-dwelling teen discovers an invisible world of magical beings and monsters living hidden among us, and that she has a place and power within that world due to a pas...

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Common Sense Media

Clary is training at the institute for the first time, Simon is trying to live a semi-normal life (while hiding his stash of blood from his mom), and Jace is working on his relationship skills with Clary while trying to remind himself that he isn't like the psychopath who raised him.

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Common Sense Media

I was unpleasantly surprised at the inaccurate review given for this book. It doesn' t .... I was addicted! Cassandra Clare keeps you hanging with every page!

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Common Sense Media

CITY OF ASHES won't make much sense without having read the first book.

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Alice Marvels

I’m definitely impressed, and am actually kind of glad that Jace was incapacitated for much of the book, so we could see Clary fend for herself in some pretty terrifying situations.

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