Author: Cassandra Clare
Publication: March 24, 2009
Source: Local Library
Rating: 5/5 stars
Summary (from Goodreads):
I enjoyed coming back into the world Cassandra Clare created. I found City of Ashes so much easier to dive into than I did City of Bones. For one I was already used to her writing style. I already knew the world so Cassandra Clare didn't have to reintroduce it and I didn't have to wrap my mind around it. I already knew and loved the characters. I can't say the beginning was full of action, but I was interested.
I really enjoyed the brother-sister complex between Jace and Clary in this novel. I think a big part of what happened in this novel was because they are related. Although I still so badly want them together. I also really like what happened to Simon in this novel. The person I really didn't like was Maryse who is Alec, Max, and Isabelle's mom. I really didn't like her attitude throughout the novel. The action with Valentine was awesome. As always I really enjoyed Isabelle and Alec's characters.
I really flew through this book after the action started. It was thrilling and action packed. I really came to love City of Ashes more than City of Bones because I enjoyed understanding the novel from the beginning. Unlike the ending of City of Bones which I was disappointed in City of Ashes left us with a big cliff hanger that makes me want to go pick up City of Glass right now.
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