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Explore the world of the Mortal Instruments with Cassandra Clare and more
Shadowhunters and Downworlders
A Mortal Instruments Reader
Edited by Cassandra Clare
Join Cassandra Clare and a Circle of more than a dozen top YA writers, including New York Times bestsellers Holly Black, Rachel Caine, and Kami Garcia, as they write about the Mortal Instruments series, its characters, and its world.
Inside you’ll read:
- A cinematic tutorial on why the best friend (Simon) always loses out to the bad boy (Jace)
- The unexpected benefits of the incest taboo
- What we can read between the lines of Alec and Magnus’ European vacation
- The importance of friendship, art, humor, and rebellion
- And more, from the virtues of Downworlders to the naughty side of Shadowhunting
On Our Blog
Next Tuesday is the official pub date for Shadowhunters and Downworlders, our anthology of YA authors talking about Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments series. (Though you can already get a print copy, or pre-order the e-book, online. Or order the audio book!) And while usually this pre-publication book “introduction” feature gives a little extra behind-the-scenes info on the content of our books, I wanted to break from tradition here and talk a little about the design—in particular, the cover.
The cover art is gorgeous, of course;...
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During the week of Valentine’s Day—February 11–15—our daily essays will be all about sex and love. When you’re a romantic at heart or a jaded curmudgeon or something in between, we’ve got an essay to match your mood. Scroll down to see what’s in store.
Happy reading, and happy Valentine’s! We hope your day...
Does the Clave have a position on the December holidays?
For us, they’re a time when people are supposed to come together and put aside their differences, and that’s a sentiment with which we think our favorite Shadowhunters and Downworlders would wholeheartedly agree. So we’ve put together a set of gifts for the Mortal Instruments-loving mundane on your list. (Plus, it’s probably pretty hard to find time to shop when you’re busy, you know, saving the world.)
What People Are Saying
For fans, this anthology will enrich their appreciation of the series, and for those unfamiliar with Clare’s work, it will pique their curiosity.
For a Mortal Instruments super fan, every one of these essays will be a hit, the kind of detailed, passionate conversations so many readers long for when finishing a beloved book.
If you're a fan of The Mortal Instruments, and you're also someone who fancies yourself an educated reader, then you owe it to yourself to snatch up this collection. Then, when the movie comes out, you can prove quite the intellectual as you point out the subtleties missed by the average moviegoer.
This is the definitive guide to the ins and outs of the Shadowhunter world.
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