City of Bones by Cassandra Clare?

RawrSallyRawrSally Registered Users Posts: 1,388
Has anyone else read these? They're really awesome, but no one I know has ever heard of this trilogy. It's a wonder to me how something like Twilight becomes so popular it an instant and this trilogy is practically unknown.

But on that note, I need to discuss this trilogy. It's driving me crazy to have no one to talk about it with.

I started the trilogy on Wednesday, and I'm on the third book now, on Saturday. I can't remember the last book series that had me so enthralled, besides Harry Potter.

ETA: I just finished this trilogy. Please, go read it. I loved it so much. You'll be wishing that it wasn't just a trilogy.

Comments

  • nanachannanachan Registered Users Posts: 110
    OMG I LOVE THESE BOOKS! i have not found ANYONE else who as read them!!! you should totally PM me!!!!!
    my hair loves::love7:
    KCKT
    CURLS goddess curls[/COLOR]
    Trader Joe's Tea tree conditioner

    I'm on my way to growing out my hair to BSL and possibly longer- to also grow out a horrible uneven cut!


    before:
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
  • ajnaajna Registered Users Posts: 494
    I read them in like a weekend!
    They were a great read :-)

    I want to start on the next one Clockwork Angel but my stupid library is taking forever :-(
    Hair Type: 3c/4a/4b, fine, normal porosity

    http://public.fotki.com/Ajnamhuja/
  • nanachannanachan Registered Users Posts: 110
    ajna wrote: »
    I read them in like a weekend!
    They were a great read :-)

    I want to start on the next one Clockwork Angel but my stupid library is taking forever :-(

    clockwork angel is good, but i cant say i love it as much as the trilogy. BUT dont let that change your mind, maybe you'll enjoy them much more. i was hoping though, perhaps you can recommend some more books? im on break and have been rereading TONS of books, lol and i need some good ones to sink my teeth into.
    my hair loves::love7:
    KCKT
    CURLS goddess curls[/COLOR]
    Trader Joe's Tea tree conditioner

    I'm on my way to growing out my hair to BSL and possibly longer- to also grow out a horrible uneven cut!


    before:
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
  • kat180kat180 Registered Users Posts: 6,280 Curl Novice
    I've read them.

    I enjoyed them but they didn't quite satisfy me. They felt too much like fanfiction. Like the author wasn't quite ready to write proper novels.

    I wasn't that impressed with the newest one, I felt like I was reading the same books again, apparent CC has trouble writing/developing new characters. Which is a shame.
  • Lotsa loopsLotsa loops Registered Users Posts: 130
    I LOVE this series. It's my all time favorite series, hands down. Actually the Hunger Games series is up there, but whatever. AND CLARY IS CURLY GIRL (I think Magnus might be too! AND Tessa from Clockwork Angel!)!
    Hair Type: I was thinking thick, fine 3A, but honestly I have no clue! I do know I have a super flat top, and frizz on the sides.
    No - Poo Shampoo: Kiss My Face Whenever Shampoo
    Conditioner: Burt's Bees More Moisture Condish
    Products: Kiss My Face Upper Management Gel, AG Recoil Curl Activator
  • vain???janevain???jane Registered Users Posts: 197
    i've never heard of it. what is the genre? ♥
    Last Relaxer: Feb 2009
    BC: Feb 2010

    fy05ec.jpg

    my fotki, updated 2.01.11 ♥
  • ajnaajna Registered Users Posts: 494
    nanachan wrote: »
    ajna wrote: »
    I read them in like a weekend!
    They were a great read :-)

    I want to start on the next one Clockwork Angel but my stupid library is taking forever :-(

    clockwork angel is good, but i cant say i love it as much as the trilogy. BUT dont let that change your mind, maybe you'll enjoy them much more. i was hoping though, perhaps you can recommend some more books? im on break and have been rereading TONS of books, lol and i need some good ones to sink my teeth into.

    Sorry I am so slow responding but do you prefer YA or adult books. For YA you would probably like Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater, Graceling by Kristin Cashore, Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead, or Tithe by Holly Black.
    If you want adult you have to tell me a bit more about what you like.
    HTH
    Hair Type: 3c/4a/4b, fine, normal porosity

    http://public.fotki.com/Ajnamhuja/
  • kat180kat180 Registered Users Posts: 6,280 Curl Novice
    The new book is out very soon :)

    Its actually book 4 to the original trilogy, instead of book 2 of the second trilogy, the Mortal Instruments. A friend told me it focuses far more on Simon.

    I may have to re-read these before getting the new one - not sure I can remember everything that happened.

    Also - the cover artwork is dire. Seriously. If I hadn't read these before and been told by a close friend how much she liked them, I would have avoided them because they look cheesy and tacky. In a world with so many great illustrators available why would you get a cheap cover like that?!! Sigh.

    So - is anyone else planning to get this? :D

Leave a Comment

BoldItalicStrikethroughOrdered listUnordered list
Emoji
Image
Align leftAlign centerAlign rightToggle HTML viewToggle full pageToggle lights
Drop image/file