Cassandra Clare understands the hearts of young adults. Between her Shadowhunter Chronicles—which includes her blockbuster Mortal Instruments series—and the Magisterium series that she cowrites with Holly Black, Clare has unlocked the secrets of teens everywhere struggling with who they are...and, more important, who they can become.
This year marks the ten-year anniversary of The City of Bones, Clare's debut novel and the first in her Mortal Instruments series. Fans of the series can now explore the world of the Shadowhunters with new content and new illustrations in a deluxe special edition.
Below, Clare talks about her favorite books of the year and why they earned top marks from her, and you can look here for more authors' favorites.
Cassandra Clare's favorite reads of 2017