City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)

Blurb: When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder — much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. Then the body disappears into thin air. It’s hard to call the police when the murderers are invisible to everyone else and when there is nothing — not even a smear of blood — to show that a boy has died. Or was he a boy?

This is Clary’s first meeting with the Shadowhunters, warriors dedicated to ridding the earth of demons. It’s also her first encounter with Jace, a Shadowhunter who looks a little like an angel and acts a lot like a jerk. Within twenty-four hours Clary is pulled into Jace’s world with a vengeance, when her mother disappears and Clary herself is attacked by a demon. But why would demons be interested in ordinary mundanes like Clary and her mother? And how did Clary suddenly get the Sight? The Shadowhunters would like to know. . . .

Exotic and gritty, exhilarating and utterly gripping, Cassandra Clare’s ferociously entertaining fantasy takes readers on a wild ride that they will never want to end.

What I think: Interesting book. It’s very different from most books but in a good way. I really enjoyed being taken to a different world with demons, shadowhunters, warlocks, and other out of this world characters. I was not expecting the ending of this book and I wasn’t too happy about it. I’m not saying the ending was bad it’s just that I love romance stories and the ending of this book makes me think there’s not a lot of romance that’s going to be happening.

4stars

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