The end of the year is approaching and a new year is just on the horizon.
The year 2012 brought Cassandra Clare fans a lot of exciting news, including news of a new short cycle series in THE BANE CHRONICLES, the release of THE SHADOWHUNTER’S CODEX and another SHADOWHUNTER CHRONICLES series after THE DARK ARTIFICES.
Throughout the week we will recap all the major storylines of 2012 in our Year In Review series leading up to the new year.
Our Year In Review series will include:
12/26 – THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES
12/27 – THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS
12/28 – THE INFERNAL DEVICES
12/29 – THE DARK ARTIFICES
12/30 – OTHER NEWS
12/31 – FULL RECAP
Let’s get to it!
CASSANDRA CLARE TALKS LURE OF YOUNG ADULT FANTASY
JANUARY 2, 2012
Cassandra Clare wrote an essay that was published on the Wall Street Journal in which she talks about the lure of Young Adult Fantasy to teens and adults, titled “The Secret Worlds Teens Hide From Adults.”
THE SHADOWHUNTER’S CODEX
JANUARY 7, 2012
The Shadowhunter’s Codex is a powerful book in the world of the Nephilim and now fans will get a chance to read it for themselves. Cassandra Clare announced that THE SHADOWHUNTER’S CODEX, a guide to the world of the Nephilim, is slated for a November 2013 release. So far we have learned that: “The Shadowhunters’ Codex is intended as a guide for fans to the world of Cassandra Clare’s Shadowhunters series, The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices. It provides a concordance to the many fantastical creatures, places, and things of the books, but also fleshes out the world of the Shadowhunters with new details, new monsters, new runes, new magic.” Learn more here!
THE MAGISTERIUM SERIES
APRIL 19, 2012
Cassandra Clare has teamed up with fellow author and friend Holly Black on a new middle-grade series called Magisterium. The first in the five-book series, called The Iron Trial, will be published in 2014 by Scholastic.
‘MAGISTERIUM’ RIGHTS ACQUIRED BY CONSTANTIN FILM
JUNE 27, 2012
Constantin Film, the studio that acquired the rights to THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS and THE INFERNAL DEVICES, nabbed the rights to the MAGISTERIUM series by Cassandra Clare and Holly Black. Both Clare and Black are writing the screenplay.
CASSANDRA CLARE PLANNING ANOTHER ‘SHADOWHUNTER CHRONICLES’ SERIES
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
Cassandra Clare shared some exciting news in September about a future SHADOWHUNTER CHRONICLES series she is planning. No–not THE DARK ARTIFICES, which is set to debut in Spring 2015, but another unnamed series that she wants to write. She said she wants “to continue the Shadowhunter story,” which I think all of us are thrilled about!
THE BANE CHRONICLES
DECEMBER 10, 2012
Magnus Bane has been the character that has connected both THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS and THE INFERNAL DEVICES and now fans will get to read a little bit more about his long and exciting life in a new short cycle series called THE BANE CHRONICLES. Cassandra Clare teamed up with fellow authors and friends Maureen Johnson and Sarah Rees Brennan to pen the 10-story cycle, the first of which debuts in February.