Shadowhunters and Downworlders
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... show more
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.
Publish date: 2013-01-29
Pages no: 198
Edition language: English
This is a very well written book that is comprised of essays by participating authors that discussed their take on the Mortal Instrument Series. It was interesting to hear other people’s perspectives on this Blockbuster series.Contributing Authors Include: Holly Black, Kate Milford, Diana Peterfre...
If you are a serious fan of TMI/TID, you should read this. You should also know that you do not HAVE to read this. There is no interesting hidden information that you need in order to enjoy the series. This book is comprised of essays, written by authors other than Cassandra Clare, which focus on to...
So, I said I wouldn't read this, but turns out it's pretty decent. Unsurprisingly, my favourite "essays" were by Kendare Blake and Michelle Hodkin (who never ceases to amaze me with her brilliance). And Kami Garcia actually managed to stir a little emotion in me with her comparison to John Hughes mo...
Not my favourite. Not what I expected.
Flipping back and forth between the stories, switching focus from intense analysis of The Mortal Instruments elements to an entertaining look at lovelorn best friends in John Hughes movies, reading SHADOWHUNTERS AND DOWNWORLDERS felt like nothing so much as my RSS feed on a good day. Though I picke...