City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

512 pages first pub 2007 (editions)

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous medium-paced

Description

First in Cassandra Clare’s internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series about the Shadowhunters. Love. Blood. Betrayal. Demons. First of 6 brand-new collectable editions of the New York Times No. 1 bestselling Shadowhunter series that ha...

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Moods

adventurous 95%
mysterious 51%
funny 35%
tense 30%
dark 27%
emotional 25%
lighthearted 12%
challenging 9%
hopeful 4%
relaxing 3%
sad 3%
inspiring 1%
reflective 1%

Pace

medium 58%
fast 31%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Plot: 32% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 47% | No: 27% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 43% | Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 36% | Yes: 36% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

3.77

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