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Shadowhunters and Downworlders

Edited by Cassandra Clare


Join Cassandra Clare and a Circle of more than a dozen top YA writers, including New York Timesbestsellers Holly BlackRachel Caine, and Kami Garcia, as they write about the Mortal Instruments series, its characters, and its world. Inside you’ll read:

• A cinematic tutorial on why the best friend (Simon) always loses out to the bad boy (Jace)
• The unexpected benefits of the incest taboo
• What we can read between the lines of Alec and Magnus’ European vacation
• The importance of friendship, art, humor, and rebellion
• And more, from the virtues of Downworlders to the naughty side of Shadowhunting

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ISBN: 9781937856298

Publication Date: January 2013

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Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments series, epic urban fantasy set in a richly imagined world of shadowhunters, vampires, werewolves, fairies, and more, has captured the imaginations and loyalty of hundreds of thousands of YA readers. Originally a trilogy (City of Bones, City of Ashes, City of Glass), the series has extended to six titles, plus a prequel trilogy, the Infernal Devices, and a planned sequel series, the Dark Artifices. A feature film is planned for 2013.

Shadowhunters and Downworlders, edited by Clare (who provides an introduction to the book and to each piece), is a collection of YA authors writing about the series and its world.


Diana Peterfreund, Rachel Caine, Sarah Cross, Scott Tracey, Robin Wasserman, Sara Ryan, Gwenda Bond, Kate Milford, Kendare Blake, Sarah Rees Brennan, Holly Black, Kelly Link, Maureen Johnson, Michelle Hodkin, Kami Garcia

Cover illustration by Cliff Nielsen, artist for the Mortal Instruments series covers

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About the Editor

Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare is the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and USA TODAY bestselling author of the Mortal Instruments and Infernal Devices trilogies of young adult fantasy novels. Her first book, City of Bones, was a 2007 Locus Award finalist for Best First Novel. Her books have been translated into 32 languages. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and two cats.

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Publication Details

Format: E-book Mobi

Format: E-book Epub

Format: E-book Pdf

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781937856298

Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.25 x 1 in.

Weight: 1.25 lbs.

Publication Date: January 1, 2013

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