Bitter of Tongue
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Bitter of Tongue


When Simon is kidnapped by the fey, he’s amazed to find a friend in former Shadowhunter Mark Blackthorn. One of ten adventures in Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy.

After Simon is kidnapped by faeries (why is he always kidnapped?), he uncovers rumors of a secret weapon Sebastian left behind for the faerie queen. He must escape the Fey, relying on his only ally, former Shadowhunter and Dark Artifices character Mark Blackthorn.

This standalone e-only short story follows the adventures of Simon Lewis, star of the #1 New York Times bestselling series, The Mortal Instruments, as he trains to become a Shadowhunter. Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy features characters from Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments, the Infernal Devices, and the upcoming Dark Artifices and Last Hours series. Bitter of Tongue is written by Cassandra Clare and Sarah Rees Brennan.

Read more of Cassandra Clare’s Shadowhunter Chronicles in The Infernal Devices, The Mortal Instruments, and The Bane Chronicles.

Title:Bitter of Tongue
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Kindle Edition
Number of Pages:57 pages

    Bitter of Tongue Reviews

  • Sasha Alsberg
    Feb 27, 2016

    Poor Simon...getting kidnapped again!...

  • Zo
    Mar 06, 2016

    This was so dang emotional! I am so intrigued by the Blackthorn family and I'm happy that we got a glimpse of what is to come in Lady Midnight!...

  • Laura Marcela ??:*:? |spoilers af|
    Jan 21, 2015

    “Oh, Mark Blackthorn, what are they doing to you?” Simon whispered.He could not keep the pity out of his voice, and he saw it sting Mark: the slow flush that rose to his thin cheeks, and the way ...

  • Maureen
    Mar 12, 2016

    I'm pretty emotional after that. Lots of SIZZY feelings and I FEEL SO MUCH FOR MARK AND HELEN THE POOR BBYS ...

  • Anastasia
    Mar 19, 2016

    5/5 stars Bitter of Tongue is one of the many novellas in the Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy. This novella was so amazing, I can't even express how much I loved it. The places they went, the p...

  • Andie
    Mar 28, 2016

    Oh Mark... My heart is breaking for you and the other Blackthorns :( :( ...

  • Lizzy A.
    Jul 21, 2015

    Usually I'm not up for Simon getting kidnapped....but if it means Mark Blackthorn, I'm in.Update: IS THAT HOGWARTS?! (Just kidding.)After reading: MARK BLACKTHORN I WILL SAVE YOU BY MYSELF I SWEAR...

  • Souma BookAddict
    May 18, 2015

    "Fortunate is the one who knows the name of their heart. They are the ones whose hearts are never truly lost. They can always call their heart back home." The Blackthorns are breaking my heart. Mark...

  • Pinky
    Mar 22, 2016

    I finished another nouvella last night and I loved it! As the nouvellas go on, the more I read, the more favorites I get! I loved this nouvella even more than the last one. Everything is going to wel...

  • manuela
    Jul 22, 2015

    my poor heart! Mark Blackthorn has ruined me. We finally get to see what he's been up to and it made me cry like a baby. "Every night, no matter what has happened during the day, no matter if I am tor...

About Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare

Hello Goodreadsers. Here's my official bio:"Cassandra Clare was born overseas and spent her early years traveling around the world with her family and several trunks of fantasy books. Cassandra worked for several years as an entertainment journalist for the Hollywood Reporter before turning her attention to fiction. She is the author of City of Bones, the first book in the Mortal Instruments trilo