The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

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I’d heard about this book series at the beginning of last year but hadn’t had a chance to read up on it. When the movie came to cinemas I watched the trailer and was very excited to see the movie and read the book. I always try to read the book first but sometimes don’t quite get it right in that order and end up watching the movie first. I love absolutely love fantasy books and movies! I bought the book and started reading it one Saturday morning. I found myself hooked instantly and battled to put it down. The book is very easy to read and the content reminded me a lot of the series Charmed which I have been a huge fan of. Who wouldn’t enjoy getting lost in the world of the Shadowhunters?

I didn’t get to finish reading the book before our trip overseas and ended up watching the movie on the flight to Singapore. The movie was good but no where near as great as the book and how I had imagined things. Isn’t that always the case? I am now looking forward to getting my hands on the next book (there are 6 in this series and a spin-off) and seeing how the story continues. I seem to have developed quite the soft spot for Jace…

City of Bones

“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. Clary knows she should call the police, but it’s hard to explain a murder when the body disappears into thin air and the murderers are invisible to everyone but Clary…”

2 thoughts on “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

  1. I’ve been stuck in the middle of the second book for some times now, just because I haven’t been reading as much lately, but I definitely agree! The first book was better than the movie–they changed the story quite a bit.

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