Your Browser is not Supported.

We recommend the latest version of Safari, Firefox, Chrome, or Microsoft Edge.

Update your browser

Shadowhunters and Downworlders book cover

Shadowhunters and Downworlders

A Mortal Instruments Reader

Edited by Cassandra Clare

Explore the world of the Mortal Instruments with Cassandra Clare and more!

Join Cassandra Clare and a Circle of more than a dozen top YA writers, including New York Times bestsellers Holly BlackRachel Caine, and Kami Garcia, as they write about the Mortal Instruments series, its characters, and its world.

Inside you’ll read:

  • A cinematic tutorial on why the best friend (Simon) always loses out to the bad boy (Jace)
  • What we can read between the lines of Alec and Magnus’ European vacation
  • The importance of friendship, art, humor, and rebellion
  • And more, from the virtues of Downworlders to the naughty side of Shadowhunting

Contributors: Diana Peterfreund, Rachel Caine, Sarah Cross, Scott Tracey, Robin Wasserman, Sara Ryan, Gwenda Bond, Kate Milford, Kendare Blake, Sarah Rees Brennan, Holly Black, Kelly Link, Maureen Johnson, Michelle Hodkin, Kami Garcia

Cover illustration by Cliff Nielsen, artist for the Mortal Instruments series covers.

About the Editor

Cassandra Clare is the New York TimesLos Angeles Times, and USA TODAY bestselling author of the Mortal Instruments and Infernal Devices trilogies of young adult fantasy novels. Her first book, City of Bones, was a 2007 Locus Award finalist for Best First Novel. Her books have been translated into 32 languages. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and two cats.

Order Your Copy

Publication Details

Title: Shadowhunters and Downworlders

Subtitle: A Mortal Instruments Reader

editor: Cassandra Clare

Publication Date: January 29, 2013

Publisher: Smart Pop, an imprint of BenBella Books, Inc.

Price: $12.95 US

Format: Paperback

Page Count: 198

ISBN: 9781937856229