City of Lost SoulsBook - 2012
TEEN FANTASY Clare Cassandr 05/2012
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Tension is high in this second-to-last novel in The Mortal Instruments series. Clary is on trial with the Clave for her part in Sebastian’s rising. Jace and Sebastian are in the wind and the search as been called off to focus on other Shadowhunter issues. Clary, Alec, Izzy, and Simon continue ... Read More »
JCLSallyT Mar 31, 2020
Although still focusing more on relationship issues rather than the more exciting aspect of the series. This book stepped it up a notch from the last one adding some twists and turns.
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Violet_Ladybug_39 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 11
julienross thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 11
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“Qui est là?” “C’est le fils et la fille de Valentine,” he said. “Nous avions rendez-vous?” There was a pause, and then the
“Anyway that other thing we almost did in Paris-that's probably off the table for a while.Unless you want that whole baby-I'm-on-fire-when-we kiss thing to become freakishly literal”
"My favorite jacket is an emergency item." Jace laughed "I'm warning you, that jacket is sexy. The Institute could go up in sexy,sexy flames"
"Put him in touch with..." Jordan shook his head. "You can't just call the Praetor. It's not ike 1-800- WEREWOLF"
"Ah," said Magnus. "Nerd love. It is such a beautiful thing while also being an object of mockery and hilarity for those who are more sophisticated." - Magnus Bane
"Dammit, women, you read my mind," he [Jace] said. "Is there no filthy wordplay you can't foresee?"
"it's my soecial magic power. I can read your mind when you're thinking dirty thoughts."
"So, ninety-five percent of the time."
She [Clary] craned her head back to look up at him. "nintety-five percent? What's the other five percent?"
"Oh, you know, the usual— demons I might kill, runes I need to learn, people who've annoyed me recently, people who've annoyed me not so recently, ducks."
He waved her question away.
She turned and looked at him. "Ducks?" She said again.
A smile tugged the edge of his mouth. "I hate ducks. Don't know why. I just always have."
"remember when i told you i was 90 percent shure giving you a rune would kill you and then you slaped me in the face and told me it was for the other 10 percent"
"Does she still love you?"
"I don't think so," Magnus said dryly. "She wasn't very pleasant the last time I saw her. Of course, that could be because I've got an eighteen year-old boyfriend with a stamina rune and she doesn't."
Alec sputtered. "As the person being objectified, I ... object to that description of me."
Sexual Content: Jace and Clary constantly trying to rip each others cloths off in almost every chapter
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As the search for Jace continues, Clary is forced to come to terms with the fact that the clave is de-prioratizing the search for him and Sebastian. Meanwhile Simon is trying to make his mom understand he's not a monster. After a strange visit from Jace clary must choose between going with him (against her mothers wishes) or staying.
This book was great i really enjoyed it!!!