City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments, #6)
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City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments #6)

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In this dazzling and long-awaited conclusion to the acclaimed Mortal Instruments series, Clary and her friends fight the greatest evil they have ever faced: Clary's own brother.

Sebastian Morgenstern is on the move, systematically turning Shadowhunter against Shadowhunter. Bearing the Infernal Cup, he transforms Shadowhunters into creatures out of nightmare, tearing apart f...more
Hardcover, 725 pages
Published May 27th 2014 by Margaret K. McElderry (first published January 1st 2014)
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Erika
This review and more can be found on Living for the Books

Finally, this prolonged series comes to an end and while I wish I could say that I'll really miss the characters, I probably won't. To be completely honest, I used to adore this series back when I first read it about four years ago, but I feel like it no longer has the same appeal as it once did. I'm pretty sure I only picked this book up out of habit

The biggest issue I had with this book was that the characters focus on the wrong things....more
Kira
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Truthic
The fascinating world of shadowhunters and downworlders has always intrigued me with it's rich world-building. The characters, so true and relatable, including those few twisted ones, have all contributed to making this one of my favorite book series of all time. Add in some adventure, romance, and humor, and you've got a recipe for success.

The last installment of the Mortal Instruments was nothing short of unforgettable. There were so many things I loved with it, but also things I regretted Cas...more
Shreya (CCReviews)
*UPDATE* REVIEW TO COME SOON

*UPDATE* OMG COVER COVER COVER. COOOOOOOVER!!!! THAT COVER. Clary's friggin wearing white and I CANNOT. What do you guys think? Personally I think it's beautiful. After you get over the fact that Clary's wearing white. And it's Clastian.

OK OK OK. WRITE OBSESSIVE FANGIRLY REVIEW MODE. ON.

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2000 FRIGGIN 14 EH!?!?!?!!?!?! MUST YOU KILL ME CASSIE. MUSSSST YOUUUU!???? WHYYYYYYY!??????????

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Gemma
Jan 15, 2014 Gemma marked it as to-read
UPDATE 1/15/14

So the cover was released. Though I appreciate that the faces are a little more implicit than they were in the past two, I'm rather disappointed; there's something a little cheesy about it, and it looks kind of like a rehash of CoFA. Plus, Clary's hair... I get that she's part angel, but that's such an unnatural shade of red, and I never got the vibe that she dyed it. Also the city-scape at the bottom was always a favorite element, and it's just not as prominent here, so I'm bummed...more
Laura
I'm just praying to God that this is the last one...
Nicole
EDIT: January 14, 2014 COVER COVER COVER COVER COVER THERE IT IS THERE IT IS IT'S BEEN TWOOOOO YEEEAAARRSSSS AND ITS SOO PREEEETTTYTY,,,,,

EDIT: January 11, 2014 Release date pushed back 2 months? Still no cover?!?! What is this. What. Is. This.

"SEEING THE RELEASE DATE"
a coming-to-realization story

A girl, innocently reading City of Lost Souls, deciding to check release date of the next book.

Seeing this:

MARCH 19

ME:

oh well

"Oh, ok, not too bad. I mean, just a few months, right?"

WRONG.

March 19 2013

MARCH...more
Jon
Sep 04, 2014 Jon is currently reading it
Edit (1/17/14): That cover is epic, but I really wish Malec was on it instead!


Edit (3/12/13) - I just noticed that it says on the bottom of the placeholder: "Cover to be revealed when you least expect it".

Original:
Cassandra Clare why are you doing this to us? March 19, 2014 is way too far away, this is pure torture. How could she end it on a spectacular cliffhanger then expect us to wait 2 whole years?

Clockwork Princess is already out! I hope everything works out between Tessa, Will, and J
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Amelia

There is nothing I can honestly say right now to sum up my feelings. I said earlier that it was bittersweet reading this book which it is... but it is also more. I would say you want to go into this book with no spoilers - or as very little as possible as you want to feel everything this book has to offer, which is a lot. This book was simply amazing as it beautifully wraps up all lose ends created through all of the books. But also effectively creating new ones left to be solved and others left...more
Rachel (Miss Perfection)
Read the full review @A Perfection Called Books




With a heavy heart, I write this review. TMI is the series that rekindled my love of reading. I was so invested in this series, and I'm so sad that it's come to a close. But darn, Cassie ended it well. Warning: This book will make you so emotionally unstable. You'll go from angry to remorseful, happy to sad, laughing to crying, and so on. This book was everything I hoped for and more.

Me While Reading This Book:


The Writing:


Cassie Clare never ceases...more
Sasha Alsberg
Words cannot express how amazing this book was! I will be posting a detailed review up on my youtube channel soon :)
Ava Styles ✓
Jul 16, 2012 Ava Styles ✓ marked it as to-read
Hmm…although I have only read the first three books of TMI, I can't possibly imagine how Cassandra Clare wrote THREE MORE DANG BOOKS!!! Did anyone else think that City of Glass wrapped everything up nicely? I did. With everyone happy. The Downworlders and Shadowhunters forgetting their pasts and mingling. Maryse being okay with Alec and Magnus (that part was so sweet. I smiled whenever they came up.) Clary and Jace together. Simon accepting his sunny-albeit bloody- fate. Happiness for all!!!!! "...more
Marija

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UPDATE: (THE COVER)

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Lucy AveAtqueVale
Apr 21, 2014 Lucy AveAtqueVale marked it as to-read
Oh, 2014 you say?

Way to freaking long. Right now this is me;

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And, the longer I wait the more I want to do this;

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Oh, and if Alec and Magnus don't get back together;

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For those of you who ship Simon/Clary instead of Simon/Izzy; Well,

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I would really love for Izzy to finally tell Simon how she feels 'cause then I would have to be all like;

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FINALLY!! Thank you, Jesus.
Rue~alwaysa1directioner~
Why are you doing this to me!!! I love Cassandra Clare's books but I'm gonna hate her forever for making me wait this long!! It's bad enough I have to wait about half a year for COLS, now I have to wait more than a year after COLS for COHF!!! This is ABSOLUTELY THE WORST KIND OF TORTURE IN THE WORLD!!!! I should have waited till the end of 2013 then bought COFA, COLS and COHF but I couldn't keep my hands of COFA. And now how am I feeling you ask? Well....TORTURED, SLEEPLESS and I CAN'T KEEP MY M...more
Angela (:
SO APPARENTLY WALMART HAS THIS RELEASED EARLY. WHAT.


Edit2: So this is the real cover... It's cool, but I think I like the fan-made one a tad bit more... Don't you?? But it's still nice. :)




Edit: Is this the real cover? It's so pretty! *-*

(Okay, guys, nevermind, it's not. But it's still pretty. REALLY pretty.)





THIS BETTER BE GOOD IF I'M WAITING UNTIL MARCH MAY 2014.

*Teasers*

Alec looked down at the shattered pieces in disbelief. “You BROKE my PHONE.”
Jace shrugged. “Guys don’t let other guys keep ca...more
Mary
2014!? THAT'S STUPID! WHY CAN'T I GO TO THE FUTURE AND READ THE BOOK AND COME BACK?!
Ferdy
Spoilers

Underwhelming, cliched, and mostly predictable. The characters, the story, and the ending was all rubbish. I wasn't expecting great things from CoHF but I did think I'd get a LOT more than what was delivered. There was no originality, no twists, no satisfying resolutions, there was just NOTHING… Everything worked out pretty much perfectly for the main characters, it was so bloody cheesy and blah.

What's what: Incest-loving-evul-caricature-Sebastian wants to shag his sister and do other ev...more
Annabelle Marie Veronica
I have no idea why I'm going to read this.

Perhaps I am a masochist.

City of Lost Souls was freaking awful.

But I have to know how it ends.

And maybe it will magically get better.

Also it will probably have a gorgeous cover.

And I have no self-control whatsoever.
Christine Riccio
<3 JUST POSTED MY BOOKTALK : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Ibej6...
Selin
UPDATED 6.2.14 AFTER READING THE BOOK


I. Need. A. Good. Ending.

After 6 six books, this needs to end after everything we want to happen in this book happens. I want to see those characters living a happy life after everything is done.
I want to see Clary and Jace get closer again. Really cloose. :)
I want to see Theresa Gray.
I want Magnus and Alexander back.
I want Simon and Isabelle.
I want a girlfight for Jace between Tessa and Clary.

[that would be cool.
-no Jace is mine you are his great great...more
Giulia
Jun 10, 2012 Giulia marked it as to-read
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Dan
SO MANY DAMN FEELS RIGHT NOW I CAN'T EVEN UGH.

Okay..... This book blew me away. I think City of Heavenly Fire is one of the best books Cassandra Clare has ever written. It was so good and just basically everything I wanted in the last book in The Mortal Instruments series.

Things I liked about COHF: Everything. It was action-packed, well balanced with romance and action, EMOTIONAL AS FUCK, Emma Carstairs (She was freaking amazing and I can't wait to read more about her), ALL OF THE INFERNAL DEVI...more
Raeleen Lemay
THIS BOOK DESTROYED ME. Tears were definitely shed, from sadness and happiness both.

Perfection.

WATCH MY BOOK TALK HERE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=As8mip...
Amber Skye
Click here to read this review over at my blog

Okay, first and foremost, I am a huge fan of Cassandra Clare's previous novels. I've hungrily awaited this final installment for YEARS. Not one, but TWO FULL YEARS OF TORTURE. To finally possess this 700 page beauty is truly a long-anticipated treat. Part of me yearned to devour the story in one sitting, but I convinced myself to make this final Mortal Instruments novel last. The thought of never reading a new tale about Jace, Clary, Simon, and other...more
Summer {is puntastic}
DNF at page two-hundred or three-hundred and something

A Tale of Summer's Favorite Series of All Time

Once upon a time there was a twelve-year-old girl who loved reading. She read anything she could get her hands on - but unlike other girls her age, she refused to read the terribly famous Twilight. No, she was far too good for that. Instead, she devoured The Mortal Instruments series, which she believed was far more well-written, more complex than that worthless Twilight.

Fast forward two years la...more
Annie Brewer
LOVED these snippets. But Jesus, can Clare butcher my heart anymore with this shit? This is gonna give me the WORST book hangover EVER! I can already feel the angst and smell the deaths. Fuck fuck fuck! I don't want anyone to die god dammit! :(

Oooops! Except Sebastian. Just him. Die you sick asshole. Okay, he can die. But no one else. Not Izzy. Not Magnus. Not Alec. Not Simon. Not Jordan. Not Maia. Not anyone else. Pleeeeeeease!

Merged review:

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My emotions. I'm such a bloody sap right now. Once I...more
Thomas
I read and reviewed the first three books in the Mortal Instruments series in 2009. You heard me right: 2009 .

In 2009, I used acronyms and words like "LOL" and "effing" in my reviews. In 2009, a majority of the people reading this review probably didn't have Goodreads accounts yet. In 2009, I started my first year of high school - now, I'm a sophomore in college. Throughout the years, this series has stuck with me, keeping me in love with its characters and crying for their fates. I hope this ex...more
Lorena
"We are all the pieces of what we remember. We hold in ourselves the hopes and fears of those who love us. As long as there is love and memory, there is no true loss."

It wasn't as good as I expected but it wasn't that bad either...

You got to be kidding me!! March 19 2014!? 2014!?!?!?!
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Come on waiting a year is long enough, but two whole years to know how the series end? and I do am praying that this is the last book for me these series could've ended nicely with city of glass, and I congratula...more
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"Cassandra Clare was born overseas and spent her early years traveling around the world with her family and several trunks of fantasy books. Cassandra worked for several years as an entertainment journalist for the Hollywood Reporter before turning her attention to fiction. She is the author of City of Bones, the first book in the Mortal Instruments trilo...more
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“Alec looked down at the shattered pieces in disbelief. “You BROKE my PHONE.”
Jace shrugged. “Guys don’t let other guys keep calling other guys. Okay, that came out wrong. Friends don’t let friends keep calling their exes and hanging up. Seriously. You have to stop.”
Alec looked furious. “So you broke my brand new phone? Thanks a lot.”
Jace smiled serenely and lay back on the grass. “You’re welcome.”
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