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20 books set for 2013 film adaptation

These 20 books are all scheduled for release as major motion pictures in 2013. 

- Elizabeth DrakeContributor, Contributor

4. "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones," by Cassandra Clare

Plot summary: Fifteen-year-old Clary Fray becomes the witness to a shocking crime: three teenagers, sporting strange tattoos and odd-looking weapons, committing murder. But when she calls the police the body vanishes, and she isn't sure whether she can trust what she saw. But then Clary's mother suddenly disappears, and she needs answers, now.

Starring: Lena HeadeyLily Collins, and Jamie Campbell Bower.

Release date: August 23, 2013.

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