About The Book

Discover the world of the Shadowhunters in the first installment of the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series and “prepare to be hooked” (Entertainment Weekly). City of Bones is a Shadowhunters novel.

When 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 people covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. And she’s more than a little startled when the body disappears into thin air. Soon Clary is introduced to the world of the Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of warriors dedicated to driving demons out of our world and back to their own. And Clary is introduced with a vengeance, when her mother disappears and Clary herself is almost killed by a grotesque monster. How could a mere human survive such an attack and kill a demon? The Shadowhunters would like to know…

About The Author

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Cassandra Clare is the #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of The Red Scrolls of Magic, as well as the internationally bestselling Dark Artifices trilogy, Mortal Instruments series, and Infernal Devices trilogy. She is the coauthor of The Bane Chronicles with Sarah Rees Brennan and Maureen Johnson; Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy with Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson, and Robin Wasserman; and Ghosts of the Shadow Market with Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson, Kelly Link, and Robin Wasserman. Her books have more than 50 million copies in print worldwide and have been translated into more than thirty-five languages and made into a feature film and a TV show. Cassandra lives in western Massachusetts. Visit her at CassandraClare.com. Learn more about the world of the Shadowhunters at Shadowhunters.com.

About The Reader

Photo Credit:

Ari Graynor starred in Showtime’s I’m Dying Up Here, as well as the films The Front Runner and The Disaster Artist. Other film credits include For a Good Time CallNick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist, and The Sitter, among others. Extensive theater work includes Brooklyn BoyThe Little Dog Laughed, and Yen, for which she received a Lucille Lortel nomination.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio (July 9, 2013)
  • Length: 12 disks
  • Runtime: 14 hours
  • ISBN13: 9781442362949
  • Grades: 9 and up
  • Ages: 14 - 99

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Awards and Honors

  • Pacific Northwest Young Reader's Choice Award
  • Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults
  • Grand Canyon Reader Award Nominee (AZ)
  • Texas Tayshas High School Reading List
  • Florida Teens Read Master List
  • Pacific Northwest Young Reader's Choice Award Master List
  • Nevada Young Reader's Award Nominee
  • Iowa High School Book Award Master List
  • Georgia Peach Book Award Honor Book
  • Evergreen Book Award Master List (WA)
  • The Flume: New Hampshire Teen Reader's Choice Award Nominee
  • Buckeye Teen Book Award Winner (OH)
  • Abraham Lincoln Book Award (IL)

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