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not for me
Overall rating 
 
3.0
Acting 
 
3.0
Story 
 
3.0
Effects 
 
3.0
Dialogue 
 
3.0
Adaptation Quality 
 
3.0
"City of Bones" introduces us to the world of Shadowhunters when Clary goes to a club with her best friend Simon. She witnesses an attack only she can see. Soon, Clary finds her world falling apart and learns about a world she didn't know existed. To save her mother, Jocelyn, Clary works with Shadowhunters to retrieve her memories, search for the cup, and fight evil in the world.

Overall, it's a steadily paced book, a little slow at times but fast in others. Without giving spoilers, there is some incest that kind of creeped me out- I won't say with whom. I found it to be pretty similar to other YA books in this category also. I'll probably still read the next books, and I'm hoping for more depth and surprises in them (the reveals were mostly easy to predict, although there was one that I did not see coming).

Movie was along the same lines.
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