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Ghosts of the Shadow Market

(Ghosts of the Shadow Market #1-10)

4.26  ·  Rating details ·  11,066 ratings  ·  1,498 reviews
The Shadow Market is a meeting point for faeries, werewolves, warlocks and vampires. There the Downworlders buy and sell magical objects, make dark bargains, and whisper secrets they do not want the Nephilim to know. Through two centuries, however, there has been a frequent visitor to the Shadow Market from the City of Bones, the very heart of the Shadowhunters. As a ...more
Paperback, 617 pages
Published June 4th 2019 by Walker Books
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Cass No. this is a stand alone. Basically 'bonus information' lol,
You should actually probably read The Dark Artifices first
Lauren Cassidy You don't have to read any of them before QoAaD, but the first 8 (the ones e-published before Queen of Air and Darkness) will give you some insight…moreYou don't have to read any of them before QoAaD, but the first 8 (the ones e-published before Queen of Air and Darkness) will give you some insight into the dynamic of the Carstairs household, and Jem's experiences. Just be sure not to read the last two before QoAaD.(less)

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Emma Giordano
Jun 16, 2019 rated it really liked it
Check out my individual novella reviews here:
Son of the Dawn 4 Stars
Cast Long Shadows 4.5 Stars
Every Exquisite Things 5 Stars
Learn About Loss 3 Stars
A Deeper Love 3 Stars
The Wicked Ones 5 Stars
The Land I Lost 5 Stars
Through Blood, Through Fire 4.5 Stars
The Lost World 4.5 Stars
Forever Fallen 4 Stars

Average rating for entire novella bind up - 4 Stars

I received a copy of this book from Simon & Schuster. I had no obligation to read or review this book and all opinions are my own.
Nov 18, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Melanie by: Madalyn (Novel Ink)
ARC provided by Simon & Schuster in exchange for an honest review.

Ghost of the Shadow Market is truly my favorite anthology set in the Shadowhunter universe, so far. Each story is so different, so unique, and really transcends all time periods, all generations, and all of my expectations. I loved this, friends.

And this bind-up is all about Brother Zachariah, former Silent brother, and all the different shadow markets through the ages and through our world. And, again, you get to see
Melissa ♥ Dog/Wolf Lover ♥ Martin
BLOODY FREAKING HELL!! JEM JEM JEM. I love him so much!!! Damn it!! This was so good!!

AND, it mentioned JEM being in Chattanooga, where I live, and standing in one of the places I have stood many times!!



My little Amazon sentence review:
Lilith Knight
I'm a simple woman, I see 'Jem Carstairs', I read the book.
Virginia Ronan ♥ Herondale ♥
OMG!!! Since when do we have that gorgeous cover?!!
How is it possible I missed this?!
Soo awesome! <333

More of Jem!!!!????

Sign me up!!!!
Ashley Nuckles
Feb 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Marking this as one book even though I read the stories individually as ebooks. But OMG. THIS WAS SO MUCH BETTER THAN I THOUGHT IT WAS GOING TO BE.

I’m SO glad I took someone’s advice and read this before QOAAD because i definitely would’ve been spoiled for something BIG if I went back and read this later. And also now I know the backstory.

✨ A ✨
Review to come
I just need some Jem Carstairs in my life right now thanks
C.G. Drews
Aug 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
It's always a satisfying pleasure to be back in my favourite shadowhunter world. I just adore it all so much, ok? I'm in deep. I love that we get backstory (shh I don't care if it's needless) and extra time with favourite characters. I love the indulgence of seeing characters grow up over the course of all the series and get married and have kids. Like, ok sometimes it's totally sappy. But I don't CARE. I am a soft leaf of grass these days. Let me be happy with my kids.

This is a collection of 10
Davina Herondale
May 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Literally everyone
Shelves: 2019-favorites
14. August 2019

Hello my dudes,

this isn't Joanna Caddia but i've been bingeing her videos for the last week so HERE WE GO


I heckin loved this so much oh my god

15/10 recommend for those who are caught up on the shadowhunter chronicles



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Sep 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition



WHY ARE PEOPLE RATING THIS BOOK IF IT HAS NOT COME OUT YET??? Wait til it's released to rate it! If you want to rate the novellas we have so far you should rate them INDIVIDUALLY!
April (Aprilius Maximus)
1.) City of Bones
2.) City of Ashes
3.) City of Glass
4.) City of Fallen Angels
5.) City of Lost Souls [TBA]
6.) City of Heavenly Fire [TBA]

1.) Clockwork Angel
2.) Clockwork Prince
3.) Clockwork Princess [TBA]

1.) Lady Midnight [TBA]
2.) Lord of Shadows [TBA]
3.) Queen of Air and Darkness [TBA]

1.) The Red Scrolls of Magic .5

*.) The Bane Chronicles [ON TBR]
*.) Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy [TBA]
*.) Ghosts of the Shadow Market [TBA]


Son of the Dawn
Jun 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
''We will kill all the demins.'' : Shadowhunter Chronicles, a summary.

Cast Of Long Shadows: uugghhh rude.
Every Exquisite Thing: Anna marry me. I will protect you (ง'-')ง. Also women in suits
Learn About Loss: -5/5 apparently it wasn’t about Catarina Loss and I’m mad about it. Cassie I thought we were bffs. Can’t believe you tricked me… haven’t read it yet tho…
A Deeper Love: I think I read this but I can’t remember.
The Wicked Ones: F.U.N.- Spongebob Squarepants *said sarcastically*
Son Of
“Every world contains worlds within it. People wander through all the worlds they can find, searching for their homes.”

4 stars

Short disclaimer before I start (only for those considering buying the UK edition of the hardback for this book):
DO NOT and I repeat DO NOT buy the UK edition hardback. The hardback does not have the book and a dust jacket on top like usual hardbacks, but apparently has the cover printed on the book, plastified of a sort….so I wouldn’t recommend, unless of course you don
Jun 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Ryan Buckby
Sep 23, 2019 rated it really liked it
actual rating: 4.5/5 stars

Every world contains worlds within it. People wander through all the worlds they can find, searching for their homes.

Story Ratings:

Son of the Dawn: 4/5
Cast Long Shadows: 3/5
Every Exquisite Thing: 3.5/5
Learn About Loss: 2.5/5
A Deeper Love: 4.5/5
The Wicked Ones: 3.5/5
Through Blood, Through Fire: 5/5
The Land I Lost: 5/5
The Lost World: 5/5
Forever Fallen: 4/5

As far as novella's go i was really impressed with this one and i ended up really
Jun 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2019
4.5 stars, though I’m a bit tempted to round up because TALK ABOUT GIVING ME THE FEELS. I did a lot of giggling, but also a lot of crying reading these stories. And I am both impressed and terrified at the set-ups for the the upcoming books!
Callie (BeverageandBook)
Dec 04, 2018 rated it really liked it

12/4/18 - OMG THE REVEALS. I couldn’t have asked for a better storyline for a certain someone. It’s going to be SO EPIC. *CRYING TEARS OF JOY*
✨hualian✨ love machine
"Follow Brother Zachariah--" I'll follow him anywhere.

Jun 14, 2019 rated it liked it
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scarlett hayes
Oct 13, 2017 marked it as to-read
Sofia Blackthorn Of The Wild Hunt
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2nd read- 31/01/20

Average rating: 4

I quite enjoyed the last 2 stories of this collection, Kit was becoming one of my favourite characters in The Dark Artifices series and having a story with him, Jem, and Tessa made my heart melt.

Average rating: 3.8
Rating may change once the final 2 stories are released.

I loved some of these and yet absolutely hated others. Like with the Tales From the Shadowhunter Academy there were some stories which contained very little plot and were instead just a
⋆ lils ⋆
Jun 04, 2019 marked it as to-read
i’ve been lowkey dying out here for some shadowhunters content ever since chain of gold was pushed back to 2020 and let me tell ya i’m so happy this came out today
Cory Marie
Jun 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Cassandra Clare, you fucking tease. “Wicked Powers” would be the last two words of this book.
Oct 13, 2017 marked it as to-read
a book with jem as mc ???

Leon Enciso
Reto 11- 2020 Book Challenge: Una antología.

Cast Long Shadows 4

Every Exquisite Thing 5

Anna. :3

Learn About Loss 4,5

A Deeper Love 5

The Wicked Ones 5

Son of the Dawn 5

The Land I Lost 5


Through Blood, Through Fire 5

The Lost World 4,5

Forever Fallen 5
Taylor of Elfhame ❦
Apr 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing

Overall rounded up to 5 stars, it wasn’t going to be anything else really. I’m glad to have finally finished this up.

July 10 2019
Forever Fallen: 5/5 stars

~ This was an incredibly emotional experience. Cassie Clare is fantastic at making me so, so happy and soft one moment, and then absolutely devastated the next. Jem, Tessa, Kit, and the baby are the most adorable family, but Ash and ‘Janus’ are the most tragic one. I don’t know how I’ll ever be ready for The Wicked Powers, but I’m not sure how
Jun 05, 2019 rated it really liked it

Herondales were always flames, he thought. They loved and suffered as if they would burn away with the sheer force of their own fire.

This novella was very good and I was so happy to read more about my darling Kit Herondale. I'm so grateful he found a place where he is finally loved and cherished. When I read about him with baby Mina in his arms, I lost it. My heart cannot take this level of cuteness!
The Janus's storyline isn't my favourite and I'm sure we're going to have to deal
- ̗̀  jess  ̖́-
Feb 04, 2019 marked it as to-read
four months until i can get my ty blackthorn fix
Jun 13, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Anyone who says women are weak is afraid they're too strong.

4.2 stars
I'm kinda disappointed that I couldn't rate this full five stars... Let's see why:

Cast Long Shadows

After this story (which took me two hours to get through) I was pretty convinced, I had encountered a book that I'd hate. Or at least not care about. I couldn't see a point to the story, it felt to me like there was nothing happening. I bet there must have been but all I could see was the list of who's related to whom it what
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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

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Ghosts of the Shadow Market (1 - 10 of 11 books)
  • Son of the Dawn (Ghosts of the Shadow Market, #1)
  • Cast Long Shadows (Ghosts of the Shadow Market, #2)
  • Every Exquisite Thing (Ghosts of the Shadow Market, #3)
  • Learn about Loss (Ghosts of the Shadow Market, #4)
  • A Deeper Love (Ghosts of the Shadow Market, #5)
  • The Wicked Ones (Ghosts of the Shadow Market, #6)
  • The Land I Lost (Ghosts of the Shadow Market, #7)
  • Through Blood, Through Fire (Ghosts of the Shadow Market, #8)
  • The Lost World (Ghosts of the Shadow Market #9)
  • Forever Fallen (Ghosts of the Shadow Market #10)
“A secret too long kept can kill a soul by inches. I watched a secret almost destroy a man once, the finest man ever made. Such a secret is like keeping treasure in a tomb. Little by little, poison eats away at the gold. By the time the door is opened, there may be nothing left but dust.” 16 likes
“Every world contains worlds within it. People wander through all the worlds they can find, searching for their homes.” 15 likes
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