Here’s what we suggest instead of/in addition to reading City of Bones by Cassandra Clare. Listen to the podcast to hear us talk about some of these titles in more depth!
- Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Long Way Home by Joss Whedon & Georges Jeanty
- The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black
- The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black
- Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
- Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
- Harry Potter and the Sorceror’s Stone by J. K. Rowling
- Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride
- The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
- The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson
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(But no pressure, we’re also happy if you get these items from your local library or independent bookstore.)