Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Wishlist Wednesday (13)

Wishlist Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Pen to Paper where we can share books that are on our wishlist.

City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)Again The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare is another series I have yet to start, I really want too! I'm kicking myself I still haven't gotten to it.
GR: When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder -- much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. Then the body disappears into thin air. It's hard to call the police when the murderers are invisible to everyone else and when there is nothing -- not even a smear of blood -- to show that a boy has died. Or was he a boy? This is Clary's first meeting with the Shadowhunters, warriors dedicated to ridding the earth of demons. It's also her first encounter with Jace, a Shadowhunter who looks a little like an angel and acts a lot like a jerk. Within twenty-four hours Clary is pulled into Jace's world with a vengeance, when her mother disappears and Clary herself is attacked by a demon. But why would demons be interested in ordinary mundanes like Clary and her mother? And how did Clary suddenly get the Sight? The Shadowhunters would like to know. . . . Exotic and gritty, exhilarating and utterly gripping, Cassandra Clare's ferociously entertaining fantasy takes readers on a wild ride that they will never want to end.

I've been wanting to read a Neil Gaiman book for awhile and The Graveyard book sounds like the one to begin with.  

GR:After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of their own.

Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn't live in a sprawling graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor of the dead. There are dangers and adventures in the graveyard for a boy. But if Bod leaves the graveyard, then he will come under attack from the man Jack—who has already killed Bod's family . . . 
Beloved master storyteller Neil Gaiman returns with a luminous new novel for the audience that embraced his New York Times bestselling modern classic Coraline. Magical, terrifying, and filled with breathtaking adventures, The Graveyard Book is sure to enthrall readers of all ages.


  1. City of Bones was really good, I hope you enjoy when you finally get to read it :) I haven't read the Graveyard book, but I've heard good things.

  2. Ah both very interesting choices. The covers of the Mortal Instruments books are brilliant.

    My WW

  3. I've ready City of Bones!
    Will write a review for it soon. You'll enjoy this book!

    Would love it if you'd check out my Wishlist, it's my first ever :) - Wishlist Wednesday

    Hoping to see you there! :)

  4. Two great choices! The Graveyard Book is one of my all-time favorites -- an instant classic! The writing is spectacular, the story is so original... just loved everything about it. The Mortal Instruments is a fun series, although I admit to only having read the first three (seemed like the story was wrapped up at that point, so I haven't felt the need to continue.) Enjoy!


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