Smart Pop has posted A FREE excerpt from Shadowhunters and Downworlders. The book contains a collection of essays about The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices. Below is what Cassandra Clare said the book contains.
"Much naughtiness within, it seems. The essays:
“Unhomely Places” by Kate Milford
“The Art of War” by Sarah Cross
“Sharper Than a Seraph Blade” by Diana Peterfreund
“When Laws Are Made to Be Broken” by Robin Wasserman
“Simon Lewis: Jewish, Vampire, Hero” by Michelle Hodkin
“Why the Best Friend Never Gets the Girl” by Kami Garcia
“Brotherly Love” by Kendare Blake
“Asking for a Friend” by Gwenda Bond
“(Not) For Illustration Purposes Only” by Rachel Caine
“The Importance of Being Malec” by Sara Ryan
“Villains, Valentine, and Virtue” by Scott Tracey
“Immortality and Its Discontents” by Kelly Link and Holly Black
“What Does That Deviant Wench Think She’s Doing? Or, Shadowhunters Gone Wild” by Sarah Rees Brennan
You can also read my introduction about how I came up with the world and characters of the Shadowhunters, which may just be the thing I point to now and forever whenever people ask me where I got the idea for the books. :)"
You can read the excerpt here. The book will finally be in stores on January 29th, 2013.
Which part of the book are you looking forward to the most. Let us know in the comments below.