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City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare

City of Heavenly Fire - Cassandra Clare

"In this dazzling and long-awaited conclusion to the acclaimed Mortal Instruments series, Clary and her friends fight the greatest evil they have ever faced: Clary's own brother.

Sebastian Morgenstern is on the move, systematically turning Shadowhunter against Shadowhunter. Bearing the Infernal Cup, he transforms Shadowhunters into creatures out of nightmare, tearing apart families and lovers as the ranks of his Endarkened army swell.

The embattled Shadowhunters withdraw to Idris - but not even the famed demon towers of Alicante can keep Sebastian at bay. And with the Nephilim trapped in Idris, who will guard the world against demons?

When one of the greatest betrayals the Nephilim have ever known is revealed, Clary, Jace, Isabelle, Simon, and Alec must flee - even if their journey takes them deep into the demon realms, where no Shadowhunter has set foot before, and from which no human being has ever returned...

Love will be sacrificed and lives lost in the terrible battle for the fate of the word in the thrilling final installment of the classic urban fantasy series The Mortal Instruments!"

Before I start this review, I must say that if you haven't read The Mortal Instruments series and/or The Infernal Devices series, it may spoil you with some events that have happened in the previous books, since it's the last book in a series.

 

Ok, ok. I've finished this book on Sunday but I had to sit and wait a little bit before I write this review, just so I could process and do it properly.

 

I'm not part of the group of people who is sideways this series since it's early beginning back in 2007, because by that time I wasn't a proper reader... I mean, I wasn't a reader at all, I really didn't read any books by that time besides school related stuff, I was more of a manga person.

 

But since I started this series less than a year ago I've grown so attached to the main characters of both the TMI and the TID series that when Cassandra Clare said that six people we knew by name would die, I seriously freaked out.

 

This book was released in the US on May 27th and doesn't release here in Brazil util the 18th at least, and since I didn't want to get massively spoiled, I decided to get it on Amazon and read it in my kindle app, and it was totally worth the extra 13USD I've spent, because I've already paid for the portuguese version of it! xD

 

It takes right after the moment in City of Lost Souls when Jace has the heavenly fire stuck on this body, and it has two main "point of views", one in New York and then it starts to switch in between it and Idris after a couple of events regarding Sebastian happened. 

 

There are a couple of things here and there that kinda was, I should say random? But it didn't take out of the main the propose of this book, which was pretty much try to take Sebastian down.

 

It was a super fast paste read, and even with the madness that was my end of the semester and such, I still was able to read this 725 page book in a matter of 10 days, and I must say that it was the biggest book I've read so far!

 

City of Heavenly Fire was a amazing conclusion to this series, and even though I'm sad because it's over, I'm also excited for The Dark Artifices! We had such a snack preview of the characters of this new series that it made me even more excited to know more about Emma Carstairs, the Blackthorn family and the Los Angeles Institute, and also quite a few of the characters that appears in TMI and TID will be a part of this series as well! 

 

I'm trying my best to not tell anything spoiler for this book since it's still quite a new release, but if any of you want me to do a spoilery discussion on this book, please let me know!