City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

City of Bones

The Mortal Instruments #1

Cassandra Clare with Ari Graynor (Narrator)

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous slow-paced

14 hours | first published 2007

Description

Discover the world of the Shadowhunters in the first installment of the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series and "prepare to be hooked" (Entertainment Weekly). City of Bones is a Shadowhunters novel. When Clary Fray heads out to t...
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Moods

adventurous 94%
mysterious 49%
funny 34%
tense 26%
dark 24%
emotional 23%
lighthearted 12%
challenging 6%
hopeful 3%
sad 3%
relaxing 2%
inspiring 1%
reflective 1%
informative 0%

Pace

medium 54%
fast 30%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 56% | Plot: 30% | Character: 11% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 38% | No: 34% | It's complicated: 24% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 16% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | Yes: 29% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 40% | No: 31% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.74