Happy Book Release to SHADOWHUNTERS AND DOWNWORLDERS, which officially hits stores and the Internet today (though there have been quite a few early sightings!).
The MORTAL INSTRUMENTS reader from Smart Pop Books features some pretty amazing, bestselling Young Adult authors discussing different topics within THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS.
Authors that contributed essays include: Holly Black, Michelle Hodkin, Kami Garcia, Sarah Rees Brennan, Kendare Blake, Robin Wasserman, Rachel Caine, Scott Tracey, Kate Milford, Sarah Ryan, Kelly Link, Sarah Cross, Gwenda Bond and Diane Peterfreund.
Here’s the synopsis:
Join Cassandra Clare and a Circle of more than a dozen top YA writers, including New York Times bestsellers Holly Black, Rachel 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)
* The benefits (no, really!) of incest . . . at least in literature
* 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
Be sure to check out our review (verdict: it’s freaking fantastic).
Here’s our blurb on Smart Pop Books‘ website:
These essays were so well-written, thought-out and passionate. Each author took their topic and really delved into the heart of it, giving the reader something to think about when they finish each essay. There’s wit, thoughtfulness, admiration in these essays that jumps off the page. This book is a must-read for fans of THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS and is sure to have you mentally high-fiving each author that wrote an essay for this reader.
Will you be picking up a copy of SHADOWHUNTERS AND DOWNWORLDERS? If you’ve already read it, what are your thoughts? Share them in the comments!