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All six books in the #1 New York Times bestselling Mortal Instruments series, now available in a collectible paperback boxed set.

Enter the secret world of the Shadowhunters with this handsomely packaged boxed set that includes City of Bones, City of Ashes, City of Glass, City of Fallen Angels, City of Lost Souls, and City of Heavenly Fire. The Mortal Instruments books have
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Paperback, 3488 pages
Published September 1st 2015 by Margaret K. McElderry Books (first published November 11th 2014)
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Jasmine
5+ SHADOWHUNTER SERIES STARS! ★★★★★



“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.”

Oh. My. Gawd. It's been almost 2 weeks since I read the last book in this series and at that point, I was left cuddling on my bed till my parents summoned me out of my room and saw me sniffling. Needless to say, I was beyond wrecked and felt like I was going through a 5-stage grief process thr
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Iain
Jan 13, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy
So here’s the thing. After reading the things that crop up on wordpress.com from time to time concerning Cassandra Clare and her notorious history as a “Big Name Fan” on the very permanent interwebz, I don’t have much respect for her as a writer. That being said, the trailer for The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones looks pretty good and I’m a huge sucker for young adult urban fantasy centered around female protagonists. Combine these factors with my good friend Lottie’s recent description of th ...more
Shreya Karnati
Dec 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
City of Bones
I really enjoyed my reread of this book. There were smaller details that I forgot which were interesting to read about again such as Izzy's horrible cooking, Simon saving the gang, and the motorcycles fueled by demon energies. I also forgot how mean Alec was to Clary in the beginning. The introductions to Magnus and Raphael were great even though we don't get to learn much about them. This book has much simpler writing and plot than the rest of Cassandra Clare's books but is still e
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Henry
Jan 04, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: books
there is so much wrong with these books i dont know where to begin????

but, like...kids, dont have sex in dirty demon caves. ever. dont even bring a condom with you to hell because who does that? who? why?

and thats not even touching on the sexualization and almost fetishistic approach to her canon queer characters (magnus and alec, those very minor female characters if you want to count them). like, i was so uncomfortable? i binge read through the books at first and didnt fully notice until i lo
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Emily
Oct 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A very good series one of my ALL TIME FAVORITES!!!!!!!
Rants and Bants
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Carmel Abigail
Sep 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
These books written by Cassie causes addiction to me! I started reading CoB last year and it was the first fantasy book that I've ever read. The sequels were not arrived in my country yet, so I waited and finally I've finished this book until CoHF! I went the adventures with Clary and Jace or in the other words, CLACE together with them. It was very fun and enjoyable spending my time with them. I love Simon the most! He has been a very good friend to Clary, which he finally gave his memories to ...more
Steff Fox
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This was...a go back and reread before I get read of all the copies I own on account of the plagiarism. I’ve had these books for a long while, before I ever knew about those issues and, while I cannot fully remove myself from the stain that comes with having given this woman money, I can at least rid myself of the copies in the hopes that someone else will be spared that. Full review to come.

EDIT: I've written a full review, though what is below has been heavily edited du
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Winter Sophia Rose
Intriguing, Captivating, Heartfelt & Action Packed! I Loved It!
Reilly
Aug 05, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Doing a review on the series all together. All in all I would give it 4 stars, but that’s only because the last 3 books saved it. The first three books were unnecessary and lowkey bad, Cassie should’ve just either made it two separate trilogy’s or kept the last 3. There we’re so many things wrong with this series (cough the incest cough) that I really didn’t enjoy. I don’t see why everyone loves Jace, I don’t hate him but I’m not in love with him either. I did love his humor though. I also think ...more
Prabhjot Kaur
This series starts out a bit slow but the pacing changes as the series progresses. Some books are better than the others but most of the books are action packed. Third book in the series is my favorite and Isabella is my favorite character in the series. I also love Magnus, Alec and Simon.

City of Bones - 3 stars

City of Ashes - 3.5 stars

City of Glass - 4 stars

City of Fallen Angels - 2-2.5 stars

City of Lost Souls - 3.5 stars

City of Heavenly Fire - 3 stars
lizzy VP
Jan 19, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
favourtie series of all time. clarly and jace I will love forever
Baeleigh
Jun 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
One of the best series ever
Stephanie
Sep 07, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I had read TMI a while back and liked them but only remembered the bigger picture. And now that I’m on bookstagram I saw a lot of talk about them so I decided to read them again.

I still like the series but I did struggle through the series. I also think now that I’m older I saw things/characters in another light. For example, I’m pretty sure that my first time I didn’t dislike Clary as much as I did this time around, she really annoyed me. I guess what bothered me was her foolishly threw hersel
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Jenny Jo Weir
One of the most entertaining series I've read. I was sad when it ended and wish there was more. All 6 books are full of action, battles and power struggles. I liked the way each story is unique but how they all come together to make a fabulous series. Very glad I read these and hope to be able to come back to them again to re-read. ...more
Ari
Sep 15, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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St. Gerard Expectant Mothers
Okay I know going into the Mortal Instruments series that it's going to be one of those guilty pleasure reads that you can't take too seriously. As a fan of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, it definitely kept me hooked on this new universe of supernatural creatures and the teenagers fighting them.

Books 1-3 were quite enjoyable and Cassandra Clare should've ended the series as a trilogy. Come time for books 4-6 and you know she is still cashing in. By this point, the other minor characters are pushed to
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Fangirl3110
It was a good book , but i didnt like the ending
Valerie
Oct 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
GREAT!Have read twice and love it both times!!
Jess the Shelf-Declared Bibliophile
Check out my reviews on each individual book on their main pages!
Ridan
Jul 29, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Hades_Child13
May 01, 2020 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I wanted to like this series. I really did. It seemed like a good idea to read, since I'm into other Young Adult/Middle Grade series. So I cracked open the first book and forced myself through the rest of them.

The concept of this book was pretty good. When I first heard that it was based on Christianity, I thought, "Wow, it'll probably educate me like Rick Riordan's books do!" Now I laugh about how wrong I was. The characters being Nephilim was just an excuse to make them fight stuff, not a crea
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Stella
Apr 30, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

The title is saying how you are going to read about a book series called the mortal instruments. Obvious because it has a list of other books in the series on the back. So you ask, should I keep reading on to the rest of the series. If you are into romance, annoying boys who blame themselves for everything, and girls who just AREN’T PARTICULARLY INDEPENDENT. I mean, yes, Clary is an AWESOME character. But all she wants is to be with this annoying dude who like, LOVES THE CRAP out of her, but is
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Leah
Feb 24, 2021 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I want to preface this review by saying that I don't consider 3 stars a bad review, I review most books 3 stars, I have to REALLY like a book to give it 4 and I have to have little to no criticism to give it 5, and despite my criticism, I do enjoy most of CC's books.
I read this series with no expectations and before I was really exposed to the world of online reviewing services and all the opinions on the internet, as well as all the controversy surrounding them and the author (I only really ha
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Jac
2.5 for half loved, half hated. I enjoyed the series even though there was so much wrong with it. Some books moved a bit slowly and the angsty relationships definitely started to become the, annoying, focus as the story progressed. There were a LOT of perspectives by book 6. So much so that the scenes chopped and changed too quickly for me to really get involved with anyone on a deeper level because, by the time I got comfortable in the scene, it snapped to someone on the other side of the world ...more
Darío Hinojosa
I'll try to keep this short and spoiler free.

I debated myself on reviewing these books and after a while I made up my mind and decided to do it. This is my first review ever.

Im really light when it comes on rating books, I even rate books 4 stars when I didnt quite enjoy them. If I do rate it with 3 stars is because I literally hated it. At first I rated each book 3 stars, but I eliminated those and prefered on a general review of the series as a whole. 2 stars is what I ended up choosing becau
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Nakul Mali
Aug 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"The Mortal Instruments starts off at the pandemonium club with Clary and Simon visiting it. Though they are unaware of it that PanDEMONium club is a place where downworlders and demons lurk with humans (mundanes). Thus begins a saga that unfolds truths of Clary's past. The ugly characters which were well forgotten in history are coming back. Clary, with Simon, Jace, Alec and Isabelle has to fight all odds and also a war (or two) to reach the ultimate truth. But in this process, will she lose he ...more
Subbulakshmi Santhanasai
I never thought I'll be a fan of this series, being a HP and Rick Riordan fan. I fell in love with this book immediately.

All these characters, stay in heart forever.

A short review of all the characters.. Jace.. He has all qualities that make a girl fall in love with him.. handsome, courageous, and ready to die for friends.. And the way he expresses his love for Clary, made me really jealous of her.

Next is Clary.. in the first trilogy, i didn't like her.. But she quickly learnt the ways of shadow
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Leslie Bates
Aug 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
For those who are captivated by a different world where the unimaginable is real. Angels and demons, vampires and werewolves, warlocks and faeries. All these exist. Where no one is just ordinary, but extraordinary. A series based off the works of books like Dante's Inferno and Paradise Lost, with a twist and references to angels and demons like Lilith and Lucifer who reign over hell. A fantastic read that will keep the reader turning the pages not wanting to put the book down. You will fall in l ...more
Azet
Jan 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A World filled with Magic, Vampires, Demons, Angels, Werewolfs...and many more...but a new magical creatures which are called "Shadowhunters". Cassandra Clare is an amazing author who writes with care and passion and presents exciting plots and unforgettable characters. The villian Sebastian Morgenstern is one of the most intriguing characters i have ever come to read about, and Jace Wayland (dreamy sigh) are one of my favourite book-boyfriend ever. I adore his arrogance, wild-ness, bravery, wit ...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
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Other books in the series

The Mortal Instruments (6 books)
  • City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
  • City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments, #2)
  • City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3)
  • City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4)
  • City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments, #5)
  • City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments, #6)

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