City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) by Cassandra Clare

Into the Wild

Read City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1) Online Free - 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.



Title : City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
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ISBN : 1416914285
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 485 pages


Reviews


Andrea rated it ★☆☆☆☆

January 26, 2011

I've been deliberating for a few hours over doing a Serious Business review of City of Bones and outlining the infinite number of problems that lie within, but I decided that any critical thought that I could flesh out isn't going to be anything that you've never heard before. Therefore, I choose...


Kat Kennedy rated it ★☆☆☆☆

December 04, 2013

***Warning: won't contain spoilers cause I didn't get far enough to give a fuck and discover anything worth spoiling.*** Okay, so let me get this out straight. I have never NOT finished a book before. Okay, I'm lying. The History of Sexuality Volume 1 by Michel Foucault remains unfinished as does...


Rick rated it ★★★★☆

February 19, 2014

Okay, so I’m far behind the curve on reading this, but I very much enjoyed my introduction to the world of nephilim, Shadowhunters and demons. Clare constructed a vivid, believable parallel world with great characters, punchy dialogue, and a winning mix of humor, pathos and action. I like her tak...


Cara rated it ★★★★☆

July 14, 2014

Wow. I was reading some reviews on this and people either hate or love it. I am not ashamed to say I belong to the latter. Lots of opinions means there is lots of things to say... Ok so I was practically splitting my head open thinking of what exactly I wanted to say about this book. In the end I...


Tatiana rated it ★☆☆☆☆

December 04, 2013

15-year old Clary witnesses a crime at a trendy New York night club. Interesting thing, nobody but Clary can see both the victim and perpetrators. As it turns out, there is an entire invisible to regular people world, and Clary is an unwitting important part of it. "City of Bones" is one of those...


manda rated it ★★☆☆☆

April 19, 2016

19 Apr '16 Bet you're sick of my updates, now. Just for reference, on the recent Sherrilyn Kenyon v Cassandra Clare. Kenyon has filed a lawsuit against Clare, and also provides a list of alleged similarities between Clare's work to her own. Read and decide for yourself. 15 Jun '13 update again! Saw...


Heather rated it ★★★★★

January 26, 2012

I was instantly enchanted when I first read City of Bones, and that enchantment still holds four years, and at least half a dozen re-reads later in sptite of the fact that I'm older, wiser, and should know better. I've also read countless reviews, both adoring and loathing and have come to the co...


Katerina rated it ★★★★★

September 18, 2016

“Shadowhunters: Looking Better in Black Than the Widows of our Enemies Since 1234.” I read City of Bones for the first time 5 years ago. I still remember that day. The sun was shining, the birds were singing It was during my first semester in Law School and I had to study History of Law, which...


Shelley rated it ★☆☆☆☆

July 04, 2007

Pure and utter crap. I wish there were ways to give negative stars. I certainly want the time from my life back. I would compare its writing quality to a fanzine, except that comparison wouldn't be fair to fanzines. But I swear to God, it took every single bad fanfic writing cliche and published...


Christina rated it ★★☆☆☆

December 16, 2015

This will probably be my longest review, but there's a lot to cover here. What I liked: - The action sequences were written well. The pacing in them was decent and I could visualize what was happening. - The kiss between two characters (view spoiler)[Jace and Clary (hide spoiler)] was also written well, and I was happy to see a...





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