Dec 31, 2010

#233 - "City of Bones" by Cassandra Clare

Title: City of Bones
Author: Cassandra Clare
Series: Mortal Instruments, Book 1

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. . .
My rating: 5 of 5
My thoughts on the book:
I finally read this book & I have to admit, that I see the appeal of the series! It was fast-paced, funny,  sad, suspenseful, with lots of action & fun characters & although I guessed how it will end, I still enjoyed every second of it. I'll definitely continue reading the series & this book can be awesome movie, so I'm looking forward to the movie also.



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