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City of Heavenly Fire: The Mortal Instruments, Book 6

By Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Fans won't mind length of mature series send-off.

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Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 13+

Last but Not Least

This is the final book! Sad to see this series go! Like the last book, it’s more focused on the Romance then the uncanny, supernatural side.
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age 17+

mature themes

M: mature theme, sex, violence and language

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6):
Kids say (45):

This YA fantasy is too long -- but amid far too much of the characters' internal dialogue and remembrances of the good and bad times of the past five books, it's got a satisfying end for fans. Guess what will finally happen with Clary and Jace? And for Alec and Magnus it's nice to see such a dramatic and complex story line for gay characters who usually get the briefest of mentions, if they exist at all. Simon's life takes a surprising turn in the tense climax -- stay tuned. The stakes are about as high as they can be for both the characters whom readers love and the whole world. This is an exciting send-off.

But this isn't good-bye, not really. Cassandra Clare carefully introduces new characters for her next series, The Dark Artifices. As Emma grows up, she'll be another strong heroine -- just like Clary and Tessa.

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