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City of Glass (2009)

by Cassandra Clare

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Series: The Mortal Instruments (3), Shadowhunters (2.3)

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better than the second book ( )
  jodiesohl | Aug 27, 2014 |
Hi Honey, mother
  patrishthefish | Aug 26, 2014 |
I don't know whether I enjoyed this book or not. Sure it has it's moments but there are plenty of WTF moments.

Seriously for like a huge chunk of the book, Jace continues to be reckless and be an ass. Like WTF, you aren't the only one suffering or has a problem. And stop acting like an ass to every near and dear to you. Ugh, I don't care he's a teenager, I just want to throttle him.

And omg Clary, it seemed like she didn't even try to get her act together for most of the book. She was so self absorbed and selfish that it seemed like the whole world revolved around her and her problems and never did she think about the consequences for her actions. Again, like Jace she might be a teenager but come on for someone who is so important, you need to get your shit together quick! However, her redeeming quality was convincing the clave to form an alliance with the Downworlders and for foiling Valentine's final act

Fairly decent action scenes, fairly predictable twists and turns and ending. you just know Sebastian is still alive because after all, he has demon blood in him, so who knows what he is capable of. Also the whole Malachi being Valentine's follower was quite the surprise, and rather unexpected. I am curious to know why the Faerie Queen made such a request and the consequences of not granting her a favour.

Overall, some what decent ending to book 3, could have been better if it wasn't as predictable but whatever it sort of satisfied me, at least much better than book 2. ( )
  Dream24 | Aug 21, 2014 |
I am totally addicted to this series. I can't put them down. I'm excited to read the next book! Love how this one ended :) ( )
  Tiffy83 | Aug 11, 2014 |
Die Hörbücher sind leider gekürzt, weshalb ich dann nach dem Hören des 1. und 2. Bandes doch nach den Büchern gegriffen habe. Es ist doch sehr empfindlich aufgefallen, dass Teile der Handlung fehlen. Doch hier beim 3. Teil scheint die Kürzung gut gelungen zu sein. Der erste Teil, der mich auch durchgängig als Hörbuch gefesselt und begeistert hat. Daran hatte auf jeden Fall die Sprecherin einen großen Anteil. ( )
  Telaara_Dunwin | Aug 10, 2014 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Cassandra Clareprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gordon, RussellCover designersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Moore, NatalieNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Nielsen, CliffCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Rosamilia, Mikesecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Moeizaam is de weg
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John Milton, Het paradijs verloren
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For my mother. "I only count the hours that shine."
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The cold snap of the previous week was over; the sun was shining brightly as Clary hurried across Luke's dusty front yard, the hood of her jacket up to keep her hair from blowing across her face.
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Still pursuing a cure for her mother's enchantment, Clary uses all her powers and ingenuity to get into Idris, the forbidden country of the secretive Shadowhunters, and to its capital, the City of Glass, where with the help of a newfound friend, Sebastian, she uncovers important truths about her family's past that will not only help save her mother but all those that she holds most dear.… (more)

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