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Book of the Month Archives > February 2017-City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare

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Andrea (booktasticnerd87) | 4512 comments Mod
Synopsis:

Clary Fray just wishes that her life would go back to normal. But what's normal when you're a demon-slaying Shadowhunter, your mother is in a magically induced coma, and you can suddenly see Downworlders like werewolves, vampires, and faeries? If Clary left the world of the Shadowhunters behind, it would mean more time with her best friend, Simon, who's becoming more than a friend. But the Shadowhunting world isn't ready to let her go — especially her handsome, infuriating, newfound brother, Jace. And Clary's only chance to help her mother is to track down rogue Shadowhunter Valentine, who is probably insane, certainly evil — and also her father.

To complicate matters, someone in New York City is murdering Downworlder children. Is Valentine behind the killings — and if he is, what is he trying to do? When the second of the Mortal Instruments, the Soul-Sword, is stolen, the terrifying Inquisitor arrives to investigate and zooms right in on Jace. How can Clary stop Valentine if Jace is willing to betray everything he believes in to help their father?

In this breathtaking sequel to City of Bones, Cassandra Clare lures her readers back into the dark grip of New York City's Downworld, where love is never safe and power becomes the deadliest temptation.

What did you rate it? And Why?
Who did you like? And Why?
Who did you not like? And Why?
What did you like? And Why?
What did you not like? And Why?
Would you recommend this book to anyone? If yes, why? If no, why?


Leela | 1500 comments Mod
I shall continue to participate with this series! <3


Mom2triplets04 | 2 comments I just started this on audio. My daughter wants me to catch up. She's on clockwork prince now. City of bones I read last year in January.


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I liked this book so much more then the first! I am currently reading city of glass but am taking a break from the series to read the 2 new books Marissa Meyer has produced


Roxanne | 727 comments Mod
I read this one a long time ago too and I loved it!


Megan (ReadingRover) | 1232 comments Mod
I listened to this on audiobook when it came out and loved it!!! I liked each book in this series more than the last.


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Andrea (booktasticnerd87) | 4512 comments Mod
I'm trying to get through it but I've been glassesless this month and just found them last night. Going to see how many books I can get through this week.


Farren (mmmcookies) I reread this one a couple weeks ago and I think it was the one I remembered the best of the whole series from when I listened to the audio. Probably because of all the stuff going on with Simon and the things that happen at the end. For you guys listening to the audiobooks, the narration changes with each book and I personally thought books 4-6 were narrated pretty poorly. I know I would have enjoyed them more if I read them myself so I'd definitely check out a sample before you pay for any... =D


Wendy (wmaresca) Started reading this am hopefully I can finish by tonight so I also make for this weeks author challenge. Fingers crossed. Planned on reading yesterday but got stuck binge reading the Shatter me series OMG loved it. couldn't put it down.


Wendy (wmaresca) Ok so I am about 150 pages away from finishing City of Ashes I am gong to finishes this tonight. Not going to bed until I am done. Really hoping the Seelie Queen knows something about Clary and Jace that has to do with them not really being sister and brother. fingers crossed.


Wendy (wmaresca) Well I finished late into the night or should I say early morning. So frustrated. I really like the series but come on. I just know the Inquisitor was going to say that Jace as her grandson. Ugh I just have this feeling. Darn it. lol. I give it 4 stars. Looking forward to reading the next book in the series this month. I don't think I will wait so long thins month to read it.


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Andrea (booktasticnerd87) | 4512 comments Mod
The reason I have not completed this series is because I have managed to lose this book. Book two. I couldn't lose the last book in the series no I had to loose book two.


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