Thank goodness for Leigh Bardugo. I love to read (obviously), and I enjoy all kinds of genres, but from the moment I read the first few pages of the Grisha series, I knew I was embarking on an entirely new sort of adventure.
Ruin and Rising finishes Alina’s story powerfully. Like the rest of the Grisha novels, the writing is filled with strong ...
I just got asked, yesterday, which three books I think everyone should read, and while I ended up putting two kind of heavy adult novels on there, guess what else ended up on the list?
I just can’t get over how much I love these books. Why?
Heroine I actually admire: check
Amazing worldbuilding: check (omgosh, this setting!)
Evocative writing: check
Remember when we were frustrated with that one other series we were reading, because we thought that evil bad guy was really kind of sexy, and then all the chemistry dried up and the character wasn’t nearly so interesting anymore?
Yeah, I found you the answer to that.
(Ohhh my gooooosh!) Ahem.
Shadow and Bone is completely unlike any book I’ve ever read, ever. ...