City Of Bones - Cassandra Clare

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Re: City Of Bones - Cassandra Clare

Post by jesscat304 » 13 Feb 2019, 21:57

Cassandra Claire is an amazing author and this is an amazing series. I have not read anything like it since and I love it so much and I would recommend it to anyone who likes strong and caring characters with a supernatural aspect.

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Post by Annika Naramreddy » 29 Jun 2019, 01:15

I recently finished reading City of Bones and I felt the exact same way. When I first read the description of the book I was doubtful about whether I would like it or not but after reading the first few books I fell in love with the Shadowhunter world and was fascinated by the book. It always left me wanting more and I couldn't put the book down :techie-studyingbrown: .

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Post by Monet_va » 07 Jul 2019, 10:57

I enjoyed this book a lot but lost interest in the later books of the series. The first book was fun and exciting, but later on, I no longer found the story exciting...

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Post by RoxieReads » 24 Jul 2019, 13:22

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I tried, I really did, to like this book. I don't know if I'm just too old for young adult literature now or what, but I found it predictable and I kept putting it down and not going back to it for months at a time. It was so formulaic. Girl meets boy she instantly dislikes although he's devastatingly handsome. Girl gets pulled into a world she never imagined could exist and finds out she was actually born into it/meant to be there. Girl and boy gradually fall in love. Meh. Maybe I'll like the movie, but I had to give the book to my little sister because I was over it halfway through. I'm looking for something a little more original and surprising.
I completely agree with you. I found this book to be extremely immature and as you said, predictable.
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Post by RoxieReads » 24 Jul 2019, 13:23

I have read the first two books in this series, and they were okay. I wasn’t crazy about them, but I’m not particularly interested in them either. Maybe I will try to read the third one.
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Post by dorebri2020 » 25 Jul 2019, 08:29

This series is honestly one of my favorite series of all time. I love all of the characters and the relationships that are displayed. It is slightly predictable, but the writing style is so fun, and I love all of Cassandra Clare's work so far.
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Post by girly girl » 29 Jul 2019, 21:33

I honestly discovered this book by watching TV show based on the books (called Shadowhunters for anyone interested) and I instantly fell in love with it. It's predictable, which I like in this genre. Girl meets a boy, she hates him - or maybe not? - and so on and so on. Right now I'm not sure, but either in this book or the next one, there's unexpected twist, which I surprisingly liked. Of course, I'm not going to spoil it to anyone who hasn't read the book/s yet. :D

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Post by UnicornKnight » 04 Aug 2019, 08:38

Funnily enough, I picked up this book because I share a name with the author. However when I finally did get around to reading it, I found the first book a little boring and predictable. I actually ended up not continuing the series. A part of me is considering picking up her companion series since a lot of people are saying her world was built amazingly. I also have a lot of friends who DID enjoy the series so maybe it was just not my personal cup of tea. I would still recommend giving at least the first book a try.

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Post by Adalind » 22 Aug 2019, 10:01

Definitely pick up the infernal devices. I cried , laughed and developed heart eyes for the characters. As to city of bones (the 1st book in the mortal instruments) i actually did like. It was predictable and hard to continue but i definitely loved the books following after it.

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Post by ladyofsith » 06 Sep 2019, 09:33

I've read all Cassandra Clare books so I can precisely say that City Of Bones is her the least good book. I think when she started the Shadowhunter universe, she started with City Of Bones. Because of that the book has its own mistakes. But in spite of every mistake, the book made me love Cassandra Clare and her books. For me that was the first step of whole universe. So I don't really care what has been missing in the book or what should've Cassandra made cahnges with characters.

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Post by smcclung462 » 20 Jan 2020, 20:52

I have read this book again and again throughout the years and I love it more every time. Cassandra Clare has a way of pulling the reader in by making these supernatural experiences so easy for anyone to relate to. One of the ways she does this is by creating these secret locations within places we actually can travel to in the real world! I have always adored the way she writes and links every experience and person together throughout her several different series taking place in this world.

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Post by Kaitlyn2020 » 21 Jan 2020, 13:56

This series and author is amazing. I will read anything Cassandra Clare writes. I have only read the entire Mortal Instruments series and the first 2 books of the Dark Artifices series. Once Cassandra is nearly finished completing the books in the Shadowhunters Chronicles, I will be binge reading these books. They are so addictive!

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Post by Anna2002 » Yesterday, 22:01

I loved this book from front to back. I found it completely addictive. I found it so good I read it in a hour.

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