Today is a very special day for Cassandra Clare and readers of her The Shadowhunter Chronicles because on March 27, 2007 Cassie’s City of Bones was published and many lives were suddenly forever changed. We were introduced to Clary, Jace, Simon, Isabelle, Alec, and Magnus and entered a world where “all the stories are true”.
Happy 10th anniversary, City of Bones, and Cassie! ♥
We’ve compiled some fun facts about this release ten years ago:
- the day City of Bones was published was also the day Cassie handed in the final draft of City of Ashes
- City of Bones sold so well that Cassie’s publisher had to order a second printing after only ten days
- City of Bones hit the New York Times bestseller list on #8 which is great for a debut novel
Cassie took to her twitter to say thank you and to share a link to the tenth anniversary edition.
This anniversary edition is super special because it has so many extras that we nearly shed a couple of happy fangirl tears (we’ve highlighted the extras in the text):
Celebrate the tenth anniversary of Cassandra Clare’s City of Bones with this gorgeous new edition, complete with special content and exclusive color illustrations.
The tenth anniversary of Cassandra Clare’s phenomenal City of Bones demands a luxe new edition. The pride of any fan’s collection, City of Bones now has new cover art, gilded edges, over thirty interior illustrations, and six new full-page color portraits of everyone’s favorite characters! This beautifully crafted collector’s item also includes four bonus stories that have previously only appeared in limited distribution, and—best of all—a new piece written by Cassandra Clare. A perfect gift for the Shadowhunter fan in your life.
This is the book where Clary Fray first discovered the Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of warriors dedicated to driving demons out of our world and back to their own. The book where she first met Jace Wayland, the best Shadowhunter of his generation. The book that started it all.
We cannot wait to own this edition. 🙂 We hope Cassie is having a wonderful day and we are so excited for what is still going to come *raises glass* Here’s to you, Cassie and thank you for your books!
Are you going to buy the tenth anniversary edition, what are you most looking forward to and what’s your favourite City of Bones moment and/or quote? You can also tweet us (@TMI_Source) and use
#CoB10thAnniversary to check what other fans are saying about the anniversary.