With vampires, fairies, angels, romance, steampunk, and modern New York all in one series, Cassandra Clare is exploding onto the scene. This book explores the deeper world of the Shadowhunters:

· Parabatai, Nephilim, blessings, and runes
· Lucifer, Ithuriel, Lilith, Agramon, and other angels and demons
· Ancient legends of werewolves, vampires, and fairyfolk
· Clare’s clever Easter eggs from pop culture and literature
· The classic heroine’s journey
· Muslim angels, Hindu prayers, the Jewish Book of Raziel,
and the Christian Grail

There’s something for everyone, as this book reveals
unseen lore within the bestselling series.

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Valerie Estelle Frankel is the author of two books on the heroine’s journey, along with the award-winning Henry Potty parody series. She is also the author of The Many Faces of Katniss Everdeen: Exploring the Heroine of THE HUNGER GAMES. Valerie lives (and writes!) in Sunnyvale, California.
 MYTHS and MOTIFS

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THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS
Valerie Estelle Frankel