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City of Bones
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City of Bones

Go read it. Nao. It's awesome... but I'm sort of sad, it looks like another "the good guy gets ignored by the girl because she's dense and meets a hawt guy (even if he's awesome... I sort of think he's an asshole, since he (Jace) ruined his (Simon's) big confession because he thought it was lulzy. I can just imagine Simon going " Jawdrop ...FFFFFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUUUUuuuuuuu-")

I'm making this sound like a stupid romance, but it isn't, I was cracking up through most of the book so far. I thought "HOLY SHIT THIS IS ORGASMIC" by the first page". The lulzy confession scene was a page and a half out of the 65 that I've read so far.

Sorry... I needed to fangirl. Giggle

Oh... summary.
Quote:When 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 odd markings. This is Clary's first meeting with the Shadowhunters, warriors dedicated to ridding the earth od demons-- and keeping the odd vampires and werewolves (I'll tell you if the vampire/werewolf thing is yay or nay in the series when I get to it). It's also her first meeting with gorgeous, golden-haired Jace. Within 24 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 an ordinary mundane like Clary? And how did she suddenly get the Sight? The Shadowhunters would like to know....

Quite.

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Re: City of Bones

Reeks of Twilight and there's something disturbing about this book, but then again I'm paranoid already.

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TrueAnarchist Wrote:and to think, i could be yiffing a hot vixen right about now
CrayolaColours Wrote:He just admitted today that he spent two hours...errr... shaking hands with the Bishop afterwards.
The Desert Fox Wrote:I thought when I downloaded it it was already emulated.
zagix Wrote:I'm stuck to the fagarena because I'm a fag
CrayolaColours Wrote:Woman up, will you? Grow a damn pussy and get over yourselves.
02-02-2010 02:58 PM
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Re: City of Bones

Nothing like Twilight. It's what I thought at first too, but I like it. It's different, the summary on the back just sucks infinite ass.

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You still know I'm able to even burn a book if it contains yet another relationshit propaganda.

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TrueAnarchist Wrote:and to think, i could be yiffing a hot vixen right about now
CrayolaColours Wrote:He just admitted today that he spent two hours...errr... shaking hands with the Bishop afterwards.
The Desert Fox Wrote:I thought when I downloaded it it was already emulated.
zagix Wrote:I'm stuck to the fagarena because I'm a fag
CrayolaColours Wrote:Woman up, will you? Grow a damn pussy and get over yourselves.
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Re: City of Bones

Crap, I'm scared. I looked on Amazon, it has some pretty bad reviews. But it started out so good...
I'll be pissed if it lets me down. Damn it.

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I have a BAD feeling about this.

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TrueAnarchist Wrote:and to think, i could be yiffing a hot vixen right about now
CrayolaColours Wrote:He just admitted today that he spent two hours...errr... shaking hands with the Bishop afterwards.
The Desert Fox Wrote:I thought when I downloaded it it was already emulated.
zagix Wrote:I'm stuck to the fagarena because I'm a fag
CrayolaColours Wrote:Woman up, will you? Grow a damn pussy and get over yourselves.
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Re: City of Bones

Well, the average was four stars... but, then again, so was Twilight... but then again, it's not one of those books that are known to the masses right now... I don't know. I'll look into it myself.

Damn it, what a buzzkill.

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Re: City of Bones

I might read it.

After my Book of Useless Information that I'm reading.

Anything that ever happened or will... one condition, it has to be amazing.

I gave her wings but she don't wanna fly no more.

I'm sittin' on the dock of the bay
Watching the tide roll away
Ooo, I'm just sittin' on the dock of the bay
Wastin' time
02-03-2010 12:09 AM
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Re: City of Bones

I'll tell you if it's worth it soon. This is my usual cycle, blind praise until I finish the book, then I reflect on it and go "lolwut."

I did it with Twilight, let's hope this one is different. Uhoh It's scary that there's apparently going to be a movie.

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Re: City of Bones

Hope dropped to zero.

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TrueAnarchist Wrote:and to think, i could be yiffing a hot vixen right about now
CrayolaColours Wrote:He just admitted today that he spent two hours...errr... shaking hands with the Bishop afterwards.
The Desert Fox Wrote:I thought when I downloaded it it was already emulated.
zagix Wrote:I'm stuck to the fagarena because I'm a fag
CrayolaColours Wrote:Woman up, will you? Grow a damn pussy and get over yourselves.
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Re: City of Bones

HAH.

This will be interesting.

Anything that ever happened or will... one condition, it has to be amazing.

I gave her wings but she don't wanna fly no more.

I'm sittin' on the dock of the bay
Watching the tide roll away
Ooo, I'm just sittin' on the dock of the bay
Wastin' time
02-03-2010 09:04 AM
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