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Navigating the Shadow World

The Unofficial Guide to Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments

by Liv Spencer
edition: eBook
  • age: 13 to 17
tagged: film, literary criticism & collections, science fiction, fantasy & horror


An insightful and clever companion to the urban fantasy phenomenon, now a Freeform TV series Shadowhunters

Navigating the Shadow Worldtakes readers deep into the rich universe of Cassandra Clare’s New York Times–bestselling Shadowhunter Chronicles. With intelligent but accessible explorations of each volume of the Mortal Instruments and Inferna …


Giant Despair Meets Hopeful

Kristevan Readings in Adolescent Fiction

by Martha Westwater
edition: Paperback
tagged: literary criticism & collections

Evil, despair, and helplessness are persistent themes in recent young-adult fiction. Yet this bleakness needs not translate into depression and fear for vulnerable adolescents. Westwater reads six young-adult novels through Kristevan theory to find a glimmer of hope amidst our cultural crises.

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