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THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS TO BE MADE INTO A TV SERIES: BOOK NEWS

Clary and Jace fans prepare your fan casts once more! It was recently revealed via The Hollywood Reporter that The Mortal Instruments books by author Cassandra Clare is making its comeback as a TV series. This comes as great news, for the delight of every fan that was kept wanting … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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FREE GALLEY FOR THE IRON TRIAL BY HOLLY BLACK & CASSANDRA CLARE: BOOK NEWS

  Authors Holly Black (The Spiderwick Chronicles) and Cassandra Clare (The Mortal Instruments) have teamed up to bring fans an all new story titled THE IRON TRIAL in the MAGISTERIUM series. But the good news don’t end here. Scholastic is giving away free copies, while supplies last, of The Iron … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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CASSANDRA CLARE, SHAPESHIFTERS, CRIME AND THRILLERS OH MY! JULY 15TH-21ST: BOOK RELEASES

JULY 15TH-21ST: NEW BOOK RELEASES By OBS reviewer Heidi There aren’t a whole lot of new releases this week, but the ones that are coming out sure pack a punch!  Take a peak at the ones here that I’ve decided to feature for this week’s new release spotlight and feel … Continue reading

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Author : hmhibbit
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SHADOWHUNTERS AND DOWNWORLDERS: A MORTAL INSTRUMENTS READER EDITED BY CASSANDRA CLARE: BOOK REVIEW

Shadowhunters and Downworlders: A Mortal Instruments Reader The Mortal Instruments series Edited by Cassandra Clare By multiple authors Editor’s website: http://cassandraclare.com/ ISBN #: 9781937856229 Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie Synopsis: Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments series, epic urban fantasy set in a richly imagined world of shadowhunters, vampires, werewolves, … Continue reading

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CLOCKWORK ANGEL BY CASSANDRA CLARE: BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie Meet Tessa Gray, a girl who thinks she is just your average character. That is, until she sails to England and meets Shadowhunters, demon-killing warriors. As she finds out more and more and becomes drawn to two different guys, she discovers the truth … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS MOVIE DATE REVEALED!

For all those Clary, Simon and Jace fans the date for the Mortal Instruments movie has been revealed! I’m sure many of you have already seen the many pictures of the actors filming on set with their full gear on and some have even taken pictures with fans, but nothing … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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A – Z: UPCOMING BOOKS FOR 2012 PART 1 A TO E

Brought to you by OBS Staff member Shaedum A: Arise (Hereafter book #2) by Tara Hudson (June 5th 2012). Amelia—still caught between life and death—must fight for every moment of her relationship with the human boy Joshua. They can hardly even kiss without Amelia accidentally dematerializing. Looking for answers, they … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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CASSANDRA CLARE RELEASES NEW SCENE FROM ‘CLOCKWORK PRINCE’

via Hypable As a second reward for The Mortal Instruments fans and voters who got “Jace Wayland” the win in this year’s YA Crush Tournament, Cassandra Clare released a second new scene – this time from Clockwork Prince. As I said yesterday — thanks to all of you who voted … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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AFFORDABLE AND FUN E-READS: UK CASSANDRA CLARE EDITION

More UK titles that I totally wish I could get. So enjoy the affordable Cassandra Clare e-books! The Mortal Instruments 2: City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare £2.49 Clary Fray just wishes that her life would go back to normal. But what’s normal when you’re a demon-slaying Shadowhunter, your mother … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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TOP 5 ANGELS IN BOOK SERIES

Top 5 Angels in Books/Series 1. Mortal Instruments Series by Cassandra Clare 2. Fallen by Thomas E. Sniegoski 3. Unearthly by Cynthia Hand 4. Reluctant Demon Diaries Series by Linda Rios-Brook 5. Beautiful Creatures Series by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

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Author : Dawn
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TOP 10 YOUNG ADULT BOOK SERIES

Our Top 10 List today is Katie’s Top 10 Young Adult Book Series. Enjoy! Top 10 Young Adult novels 1. The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins 2. The Twilight Saga Series by Stephenie Meyer 3. -The Harry Potter Series by JK Rowling 4. The Immortals Series by Alyson Noel … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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OBS BOOK REVIEW: THE INFERNAL DEVICES #1: CLOCKWORK ANGEL BY CASSANDRA CLARE

Clockwork Angel Cassandra Clare brought to you by OBS Staffer Hutchxx When sixteen-year-old Tessa Grey arrives in England during the reign of Queen Victoria, something terrifying is waiting for her in London’s Downworld, where vampires, warlocks, and other supernatural folk stalk the gaslit streets. Friendless and hunted, Tessa seeks refuge … Continue reading

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OBS CITY OF BONES (THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS) BOOK CLUB -CHAPTERS 23 -EPILOGUE

Chapters 23 – Epilogue by Katie Chapter 23 – Valentine Valentine subtly lets Clary know that he knows she is his daughter with out giving it away to Jace. He doesn’t want Jace to think his mother abandoned him. But the truth ends up coming out and Jace just can’t … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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OBS CITY OF BONES (MORTAL INSTRUMENTS) BOOK CLUB: CHAPTERS 21-22

Chapters 21-22 By Katie Chapter 21 The Werewolf’s Tale Part Three – The Descent Beckons Luke tells Clary the story of his past and how he became a werewolf. Starting with when he first met Valentine and how he rescued him and turned him in to a great shadowhunter. Then … Continue reading

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OBS TOP 5/10: MORTAL INSTRUMENTS QUOTES EDITION, PART 2

Welcome to Part 2 of our Top 5/10 City of Bones quotes! Thanks to Caro for the awesome list.  Don’t forget to check out our Mortal Instruments book club! Simon quotes 1. “I wanted to tell you that lately I’ve been cross-dressing. Also, I’m sleeping with your mom. I thought … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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MORTAL INSTRUMENTS CITY OF BONES QUIZ PART 2

Here is the 2nd part of The City of Bones Quiz (Mortal Instruments) created by Staffer Caro. Take the first one here, Mortal Instruments City of Bones quiz Part 1. And take the new one here. Please join us on the forum to discuss your results. And don’t forget about … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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OBS CITY OF BONES (MORTAL INSTRUMENTS) BOOK CLUB: CHAPTERS 19-20

Chapters 19-20 By Katie Chapter 19 – Abbadon The gang gets the mortal cup in there possession. When Dorothea goes to open the portal for them to leave, something came out of it and killed Dorothea. An ugly creature comes out and fills up the room, asking for the mortal … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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OBS CITY OF BONES (MORTAL INSTRUMENTS) BOOK CLUB CHAPTERS 17-18

Chapters 17 -18 By Chris Chapter 17 Characters: Clary, Simon, Jace Places: The church greenhouse Memorable Quotes: 1. Birthdays should be special. My birthday was always the one day my father said I could do or have anything I wanted.” – Jace page 310 2. “You know, when most girls … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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A – Z: CITY OF BONES

THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare Clary Fray finds herself attracted by this mysterious blue-haired boy one night while she’s out having fun with her best friend Simon. Suddenly she notices that he is being followed by two handsome boys when he sneaks into a storage room … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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OBS TOP 5/10: MORTAL INSTRUMENTS QUOTES EDITION, PART 1

Check out our first set of top ten quotes from our Book Club book Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, brought to you by staffer Caro, and don’t forget to head over to the forum to talk about the book! Character quotes 1. “Hodge was furious. You got ichor and blood … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD: CITY OF BONES

When fifteen-year-old 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 teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. Then the body disappears into thin air. It’s hard to call the … Continue reading

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OBS CITY OF BONES (MORTAL INSTRUMENTS) BOOK CLUB CHAPTERS 15-16

Chapters 15-16 by Chris Chapter 15 Characters: Clary, Jace, Raphael, Vamps, Wolves, Simon Places: Vampires Lair; The Hotel Durmont Memorable Quotes: 1. “Clary, don’t chase the rat. He’s fleeing. That’s what rats do.” – Jace page 283 2.”My mother always told me if I rode a motorcycle with a boy, … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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OBS CITY OF BONES (MORTAL INSTUMENTS) BOOK CLUB – CHAPTERS 13-14

Chapters 13- 14 by Chris Chapter 13 Characters: Clary, Magnus, Alec, Jace, Isabelle Places: Magnus Apartment Memorable Quotes: 1. “So the Covenant’s all right with this – this mind-rape?” – Clary page 227 2. Every teenager in the world feels like that, feels broken or out of place, peasants. The … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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CHARACTER PROFILES: CITY OF BONES EDITION

We were fascinated by Clary’s world, Jace’s mysterious side and everything that the Shadowhunters meant. That’s why today’s character profile is dedicated to the main characters of this story filled with secrets and adventures. Enjoy! Don’t forget to check our Book Club of the month City of Bones by Cassandra … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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OBS CITY OF BONES (MORTAL INSTRUMENTS) BOOK CLUB- CHAPTERS 10-12

Chapters 10-12 By Dawn Part 2 Easy is the Descent Chapter 10 City of Bones Hodge goes on to tell Clary and Jace that Jocelyn left the Circle as did Lucian and Michael Wayland (Jace’s father.) Hodge did not leave the group before the uprising and his punishment is banishing. … Continue reading

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OBS CITY OF BONES (MORTAL INSTRUMENTS) BOOK CLUB -CHAP 7-12

Chapters 7-12 By Dawn Chapter 7 The Five-Dimensional Door Clary wanders around Madame Dorothea’s apartment, checking things out. Jace and Clary bicker over magic while Dorothea makes them tea. At tea. Dorothea admits her mother was a witch but she watches and guards. She then tries to read Clary’s tea … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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BOOK NEWS SEPT 11- HUNGER GAMES V TWILIGHT, CASSANDRA CLARE AND MORE

“The Hunger Games” vs. “Twilight” Source: salon.com Is Katniss Everdeen the antidote to Bella Swan? That’s a question guaranteed to irk fans of “The Hunger Games,” Suzanne Collins’ trilogy of dystopian young-adult novels, the latest of which, “Mockingjay,” has currently captured the No. 1 spot on the nation’s bestseller lists. … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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OBS CITY OF BONES (MORTAL INSTUMENTS) BOOK CLUB CHAPTERS 4-6

Chapters 4-6 by Caro Chapter 4 – Ravener Getting to her house seemed like impossible. DON’T WALK signs and cars weren’t helping. When she got there Clary felt the slightest of hope when she saw the lights on, but once inside everything was dark. On her way up the stairs … Continue reading

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Author : Dawn
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OBS BOOK CITY OF BONES (MORTAL INSTRUMENTS) BOOK CLUB- CHAPTERS 1-3

This month, OBS is happy to have ‘City of Bones‘, the first of the Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare as our book club.  We hope you enjoy! CHAPTERS 1-3 By Caro Part One – Dark Descent I sung of Chaos and eternal Night, Taught by the heav’nly Muse to … Continue reading

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