City of Bones was so good. The story centers around a strong female central character that lives in New York City. Clary Fray witnesses a murder of what the executioners call a demon. But then the body vanishes and the murderers are invisible to everyone but Clary. The murders are called Shadowhunters, who are charged with keeping the world protected from demons. Clary doesn’t understand why she can see these Shadowhunters? Clary gets in the middle of it all, being a key player in the continuing battle. With her strong personality and force of will, Clary steers her way through the Shadowhunters world. After her mom disappears, Clary makes the choice to go with the Shadowhunters and try to save her.
This book has magnificent characters. I would recommend this book to anyone and not just YA.