Shadow and Bone
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Enter the Grishaverse with Book One of the Shadow and Bone Trilogy by the #1 New York Times-bestselling author of Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom.
Soldier. Summoner. Saint. Orphaned and expendable, Alina Starkov is a soldier who knows she may not survive her first trek across the Shadow Fold--a swath of unnatural darkness crawling with monsters. But when her regiment is attacked, Alina unleashes dormant magic not even she knew she possessed.
A Los Angeles Times Bestseller
An Indie Next List Book
This title has Common Core connections. Read all the books in the Grishaverse! The Shadow and Bone Trilogy
(previously published as The Grisha Trilogy)
Shadow and Bone
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Ruin and Rising The Six of Crows Duology
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Crooked Kingdom The King of Scars Duology
King of Scars
Rule of Wolves The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic
The Severed Moon: A Year-Long Journal of Magic
The Lives of Saints
Demon in the Wood Graphic Novel Praise for the Grishaverse "A master of fantasy." --The Huffington Post
"Utterly, extremely bewitching." --The Guardian
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A New York Times Bestseller"Set in a fascinating, unique world rich with detail, Shadow and Bone was unlike anything I've ever read." --Veronica Roth, New York Times bestselling author of Divergent Bardugo crafts a first-rate adventure, a poignant romance, and an intriguing mystery all in one book! --Rick Riordan, bestselling author of the Percy Jackson series "Rich, satisfying, and gorgeous, laced with heart-pounding action and pitch-perfect romance." --Cinda Williams Chima, bestselling author of the Seven Realms series and the Heir series "Mesmerizing. . . . Bardugo's set up is shiver-inducing, of the delicious variety. This is what fantasy is for." --New York Times Book Review "The top fantasy book to read this year." --The Huffington Post The darker it gets for the good guys, the better. --Entertainment Weekly "Romantic and magical . . . Plenty of plot twists and betrayals kept us enjoying this richly crafted adventure until the very last page. (P.S. A do-not-miss for fans of Graceling.)"--Justine magazine "Fast-paced and unpredictable, this debut novel will be a hit with readers who love dark fantasy." --School Library Journal, starred review "This gripping debut novel, with a touch of magic and romance . . . will keep readers burning the midnight oil." --Shelf Awareness Danger and duplicity abound . . . in this lavish portrayal of a country reminiscent of Imperial Russia. --VOYA "A rich fantasy landscape, an inspired magical structure, and a gratifying emotional hook keep the pages whirring by until a final twist upends assumptions and lands us smack in the middle of a harrowing climax. " --Horn Book Magazine "Filled with lush descriptions, intriguing magic, and plenty of twists, this memorable adventure offers action and intrigue mixed with an undercurrent of romance and danger." --Publishers Weekly "The plotting is powerful." --Kirkus Reviews "Bardugo weaves a captivating spell with lushly descriptive writing, engaging characters, and an exotic, vivid world. Readers will wait impatiently for the next installment." --Booklist "A well-drawn world, full of deceit and mythology, populated by entirely believable characters. Full of truly surprising twists and turns, beautiful imagery and a protagonist it's impossible not to root for, this is a great choice for teenage fans of George R.R. Martin and J.R.R. Tolkien." --RT Book Reviews "This is one book series you want to get hooked on." --Seventeen.com