Friday, July 6, 2012

City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

Title: City of Bones
Author: Cassandra Clare
Series? The Mortal Instruments
Aquired From: Own
Summary:  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. . . . 
Cover Rating: 4/5
Comments on the Cover: It's pretty cool. I like how you can see the markings on Jace's chest ;)
Character Comments: Jace annoyed me. I know he's supposed to be all sexy and brooding, and yeah, he was, but he was annoying. Isabelle was shallow. Clary was stupid and Simon... well, Simon was Simon.
Favorite Characters: Magnus
Character Rating: 2/5
Plot line rating: 4/5
Plot Line Comments: The demon hunting is cool. It's different, at least for me. I didn't like the ending though. Cuz I was totally shipping Clary/Jace and then all of the sudden... THAT happened. Not okay.
Likeliness to reread it? 2/5
Overall rating: 3/5
Books like this that I have reviewed: N/A

1 comment:

  1. I'm surprised that you didn't enjoy that book that much, thanks for sharing your opinion! I agree with some of your thoughts on the characters. I also really liked Magnus! I really like the cover, too.
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