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Cassandra Clare's 'City of Bones' read by 'Parenthood's Mae Whitman -- EXCLUSIVE

City of Heavenly Fire, the final book in The Mortal Instruments series, comes out in only six weeks on May 27, 2014. That means you have six weeks left to revel in the saga of Clary and her golden boy Jace and her dark angel brother Sebastian and the most loveable dork/vampire Simon and the man-eating, demon-killer Isabelle and poor, lovesick Alec. After this, guys, it’s finito.

As we roll up to the final book, Simon & Shuster is releasing a new edition audiobook for City of Bones, which will be narrated by Mae Whitman, who plays Amber Holt on Parenthood. (She was also Roxy Richter, Evil Ex #4 in Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. Such a great performance.) We’ve got an exclusive interview with Mae, talking about her preparation for the book and who her favorite characters are. Check out the video: READ FULL STORY

'Mortal Instruments' movie tie-in editions: See all three! -- EXCLUSIVE


For Shadowhunters desperate for more Mortal Instruments, Simon & Schuster has plenty of movie tie-ins and extras to tide you over until the movie version of Cassandra Clare’s best-seller The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones hits theaters Aug. 23. July 9 brings three new titles releasing simultaneously: The Official Illustrated Companion, Shadowhunter’s Guide, and the City of Bones Movie Tie-in Edition. EW has the exclusive first look at each of these giftables below. Get ready for a whole lot of demons, leather, and runes. READ FULL STORY

See the trailer for 'City of Lost Souls' by Cassandra Clare -- EXCLUSIVE


In the world of book trailers, the clip below has Avatar-level production values. But it’s worth the big budget to please the legion of rabid fans who wait in eager anticipation for the fifth installment in Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments series, coming your way May 8. The film version of the first book in the series, City of Bones, will star Lily Collins as Clary and Jamie Campbell Bower as Jace.

City of Lost Souls finds Jace freed from the demon Lilith’s captivity but horribly changed by her dark magic. Jace is now bound to the evil Sebastian, and the Clave must band together to break the impenetrable bond between them. Clary still believes that Jace, the boy she loves, can be saved — but she and her Shadowhunter allies in for a fight that will challenge both heaven and hell, and Clary must venture into the heart of darkness herself to save him. The new trailer focuses on Sebastian, and wow, we have every reason to fear his wrath. READ FULL STORY

Cassandra Clare to write a new series of young adult novels


Simon & Schuster has announced that best-selling young-adult author Cassandra Clare will write a third series of novels, following the huge success of the Mortal Instruments and the Infernal Devices series. The new series, which isn’t planned for publication until 2015, will be called The Dark Artifices.

According to a press release, here’s the plot of the first Dark Artifices book: READ FULL STORY

Mortal Instruments, Infernal Devices author Cassandra Clare picks her Entertainer of the Year!

Cassandra Clare recently opened up about Clockwork Prince, the newest installment in her Infernal Devices series. And on Friday the newest issue of EW, our Entertainers of the Year special, hit stands. So with the new issue on our mind, we decided to ask Clare about her personal favorite entertainer of 2011. Then, she offered up her picks for the best YA books of the year — other than her own, of course. Read on for Clare’s choices:


Cassandra Clare talks 'Clockwork Prince' and reveals what's next for her Infernal Devices, Mortal Instruments series


Clockwork Prince, the second book in Cassandra Clare’s Infernal Devices series hit shelves Tuesday. She graciously took time out of her busy schedule to sit down with us and answer a few burning questions about Prince and her popular YA series, Infernal Devices and Mortal Instruments. If you haven’t had a chance to read the newest installment, there are a few minor plot spoilers ahead. Here, Clare talks about the heart-breaking ending of Clockwork Prince, and gives fans a few clues about what to expect for her next books.

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: I know it’s still early, but what kind of response have you received for Clockwork Prince?
CASSANDRA CLARE: I’ve gotten a great response so far. You always worry because every book is different. People are like, “After your sixth book in print you must be used to it.” But you never get used to it. It’s kind of like having a baby. Every emergence into the world is different and going to be met with a different response. I knew that I put a lot of my heart and soul into this book. I loved writing it, but it has parts of it that are very sad. When you tug on your reader’s heartstrings, sometimes they can get a little upset.

Speaking of, that was a pretty sad ending! How have people reacted to the Jem/Tessa/Will storyline?

'Clockwork Prince' by Cassandra Clare book trailer! -- EXCLUSIVE


Cassandra Clare, the author best known for the Mortal Instrument series, is back with the second installment of her other New York Times best-selling series, The Infernal Devices Trilogy. As you count down the seconds until Dec. 6, when Clockwork Prince hits shelves, we have a haunting, cinematic trailer that will transport you to Victorian London, where Shadowhunters roam the misty streets, the Magister is up to his dark deeds, and the Tessa-Jem-Will love triangle continues.

If the voice in the trailer sounds familiar to you, that’s because it belongs to Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick, who also narrates the audio versions of the books. The third and final Infernal Devices book is slated for Sept. 2013. See the Clockwork Prince trailer below! READ FULL STORY

'Mortal Instruments': Official trailer for 'City of Fallen Angels'

The fourth novel in the Mortal Instruments series hits stores today. Below is the official trailer for City of Fallen Angels which promises there will be blood, vampires, people making out and then slapping each other, and sonorous Latin chants.

'Mortal Instruments': Another video from 'City of Fallen Angels'

The fourth book in Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments series comes out tomorrow, so here’s another video from the folks at Simon & Schuster. This one is was “made” by Maureen, a new character introduced in City of Fallen Angels. Take a gander.

(And remember to sign up for the Mortal Instruments sweepstakes.)

'Mortal Instruments': Behind-the-scenes of the 'City of Fallen Angels' audiobook

The audiobook for the fourth novel in Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments series will be read by Castle actress Molly Quinn and Gossip Girl actor Ed Westwick. Here’s a quick look at the two of them recording City of Fallen Angels, as well as a clip of Westwick reading the first chapter. Check it out below, and remember to sign up for the sweepstakes hosted by Simon & Schuster: A box set of audio CDs signed by Quinn and Westwick is among the prizes.

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