Six of Crows by Leigh BardugoSix of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Six of Crows

byLeigh Bardugo

Hardcover | September 29, 2015

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Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price--and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can't pull it off alone...

A convict with a thirst for revenge.

A sharpshooter who can't walk away from a wager.

A runaway with a privileged past.

A spy known as the Wraith.

A Heartrender using her magic to survive the slums.

A thief with a gift for unlikely escapes.

Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist. Kaz's crew is the only thing that might stand between the world and destruction-if they don't kill each other first.

Leigh Bardugo is a #1 New York Times-bestselling author of fantasy novels and the creator of the Grishaverse. With over one million copies sold, her Grishaverse spans the Shadow and Bone Trilogy, the Six of Crows Duology, and The Language of Thorns-with more to come. Her short stories can be found in multiple anthologies, including Som...
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Title:Six of CrowsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:480 pages, 9.56 × 6.49 × 1.55 inPublished:September 29, 2015Publisher:Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)Language:English

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Customer Reviews of Six of Crows


Rated 5 out of 5 by from KICKASS GANG OF TEENAGERS I LOVE THIS BOOK. This was something so different and unique from what I've seen most YA novels about. PLUS it's from the Grishaverse. I loved the Grisha Trilogy so when I heard some Grisha's were going to be in this book as well, I hopped right on the train. This book is amazing with it's plotline and writing style. Every page is vibrant and vivid, fast-paced and gripping. Also, what teen doesn't want to read about other badass teens pulling off heists?
Date published: 2017-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! I loved it from start to finish! The characters are all endearing and you really become invested in their personal stories. I didn't read the trilogy prior to this book, but I didn't have any difficulties following the plot line. I can't wait to read the next volume.
Date published: 2017-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Six of Crows A great continuation of the grisha world with new and interesting characters.
Date published: 2017-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from KAZ love this so much its so fun
Date published: 2017-09-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from OK I didn't enjoy this book as much as others, perhaps if I was younger (teens) I would enjoy this, but I am used to reading more epic fantasies that have a more in depth exploration into characters.
Date published: 2017-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Duology Ever This is my favourite duology ever. I was first hooked to Leigh Bardugo's Grisha world through her trilogy. And then came Six of Crows, and it completely blew me away. Must read!
Date published: 2017-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING I completely loved this book even if I didn't read the Grisha's trilogy (but I intend too now). It was so amazing and extraordinary well written, I was not ready for that. I thought at first it was another young adult book with romance and blablabla but I was not ready for that much action and the caracters are so good and lovely in their way.
Date published: 2017-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from THIS BOOK I can genuinely say that this book sits on my shelf as an all time favourite. I loved the diversity of the characters and the adventure that they go on. It made me laugh and cry and sit on the edge of my seat with every page.
Date published: 2017-09-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Epic adventure! All in all this was a really fantastically crafted book with one of the most intricate and unique fantasy worlds I've encountered in some time. Leigh Bardugo does a great job of carefully layering mystery and action that drives the plot forward and keeps your hooked until the very end. At times, I found it hard to become attached (let alone relate) to the characters, but as the story unfolded, she managed to endear me to even the most problematic of characters. My only critique of this book is that the many, many complicated titles and descriptors used so early on in the story. Between the names of businesses, gangs, characters, councils and the various race types, I found myself getting a bit confused. I love a well-fleshed out fantasy world but personally, I felt as though she introduced too much, too soon. I was determined to read this series so I persevered well after I normally would have given up on the book. It took a full 150 pages for me to really feel like I had assimilated enough of the vocabulary to understand how it fit into the story versus feeling clumsy. In closing, if you find your initial introduction to this Grisha universe to be a bit confusing, just give it time. Try to find it flattering that the author believed enough in her audience to hit the ground running!
Date published: 2017-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfection. Everything in Six of Crows is fantastically crafted. From the Dregs, who I completely adore (with another problematic fave added to my list), to the incredibly detailed world-building (though I expect nothing less after the Grisha trilogy), to the non-stop, action-packed heist story, there's nothing about this that didn't call to me. I'm in love and I need the sequel like yesterday.
Date published: 2017-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Six of Crows I loved reading more about the world of Grishas, and the new characters are interesting.
Date published: 2017-09-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good, not great This book was not quite what I was looking for. The reviews for this book are great, and it is a good book, but with such unanimous positive ratings, my expectations might have been set unrealistically high. Keep your expectations low and you will not be disappointed.
Date published: 2017-09-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Really good! I didn't seem to love this book as much as everyone else did. That being said, I still really enjoyed it! I loved all the unique characters, and I thought the plot was very unique ans interesting too!
Date published: 2017-09-02
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Alright... While this book was not terrible, I do not think it lives up to all of the hype. Part of the reason may be because school made me have to drag out reading this over a whole month, so I will most likely reread this when I have time to see if my opinion changes. I do think you should give it a read if it interests you!
Date published: 2017-09-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gasp! An absolutely amazing start to a new series. I am officially addicted to this author now and her entire world. I cannot wait for the next book in the series and to finally see more hell break loose
Date published: 2017-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from wow This book was near perfect and the characters were A+.
Date published: 2017-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it i loved this story I was filled with action and very fast passed. There is so much going on and it can be a little confusing but its so worth following.
Date published: 2017-08-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great! I love books about heists and street life, so I'm not surprised I also enjoyed this book. I would recommend it to anyone with the same taste!
Date published: 2017-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heist + Magic = Excellent If you read the Grisha trilogy and found the world itself interesting, but the story a bit lacking, please please PLEASE do yourself a favour and give Six of Crows a try. It's got morally grey (dark, dark grey) characters, an impossible mission, and Grisha magic. But, unlike Bardugo's first trilogy, only a few of the characters we meet are actually Grisha. Most of the characters that this story focuses on are just regular people. Regular, run of the mill, genius criminals.
Date published: 2017-08-15
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Hard to get into i did try to read this, but i found it really confusing... the hype that surrounded it sort of ruined it.
Date published: 2017-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it! The story was action packed and fast paced. The characterless were well developed and meshed really well into the story. Not one complaint it was perfect!
Date published: 2017-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Characters An amazing story with wonderful characters that are very diverse
Date published: 2017-08-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lives up to the hype After seeing all the hype surrounding this book, I just had to get my hands on it. It did not disappoint. Such a gorgeous, different, original story with compelling characters that you become fully invested in. Great storytelling by Leigh Bardugo.
Date published: 2017-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My New Favourite Book Everything about this book was amazing! I loved how developed the characters are, even with so many. They're all very different and diverse with each a different background. The whole time I just kept wanting more of the story! A great read!
Date published: 2017-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Storytelling This is a hard book to get into, as it just throws you into the world with no warning but keep with it, it is SO worth it!! So many twists and turns.
Date published: 2017-07-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Grand Heist “No mourners, no funerals."
Date published: 2017-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 10/10 would recommend If Ocean's Eleven and Game of Thrones had a baby that picked up some of the humor of Percy Jackson and the creepy aesthetic of Neil Gaiman, you might have something that looked almost, but not quite, like this book
Date published: 2017-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing This book was soooo good. I love Leigh Bardugo's world, characters. I listened to the audiobook for SoC and I'm probably going to listen to CK too!
Date published: 2017-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great audiobook This was a great way to re-read the book, making it my 3rd read. I absolutely adored the voice of Jesper. He always had a tone in his voice that made it sound like he was laughing at everyone. Matthias' voice was a close second. I actually grew to like Matthias even more through hearing his voice instead of just reading it. Great audiobook!
Date published: 2017-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it! This was one of my favourite reads of 2016. I loved the magic, the diverse (real!) characters, the "heist" aspects and just the entire world. Felt fresh and full of joy - highly recommend.
Date published: 2017-07-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Six of Crows There was a lot of hype around this book, and it was on my to-be-read list for a long time. When I finally got around to reading it, it wasn't quite what I was expecting. In the end, I really enjoyed it, but I had a hard time getting really invested at the beginning. It took me much longer than usual to read because I was just so uninterested. I did love the mission impossible aspect. I found it hard to accept that this was a gang of teenagers. The only characters I found actually felt their age were Inej and Wylan. I'm looking forward to the sequel, because I need to know what happens next! But I really hope it has a more exciting beginning than this one did, and that it keeps my attention/interest until the end.
Date published: 2017-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from ONE OF MY FAVOURITES I just finished reading this book a few days ago and I still cannot seem to get over it. Bardugo has a way of creating a world in which she entrances and traps you in, and you will absolutely enjoy getting lost in it. I do not suppose anything I say can suffice for me to express how much I loved reading it, but I encourage everyone to give it a try.
Date published: 2017-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of my favourites I just finished reading this book a few days ago and I still can't seem to get over it. Bardugo has a way of creating a world in which she entrances and traps you in, and you will absolutely enjoy getting lost in it. I do not suppose anything I say is enough to express how fantastic of a read Six of Crows is, but I highly suggest for you all to try reading it.
Date published: 2017-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding!!! All I can say.......................... READ THIS duology!! I MEAN IT!!!! You will not regret it!!
Date published: 2017-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gotta love a good heist Bardugo has crafted an incredibly rich story. From the world, to the characters, to the plot, this book is built up beautifully and is written in amazing detail. I feel like a cannot do this book justice, I would just end up raving on and on so I will just say read this book - it is well worth your time.
Date published: 2017-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this! So far, favourite book series!
Date published: 2017-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best read of 2016 I recommended this book (and the sequel) to SOO many people! It's SO good. I really hope there is a surprise third book in the making!
Date published: 2017-06-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Probably my favourite series... This was my first time reading a book by Leigh Bardugo. I walked into Six of Crows without any prior knowledge of the Grishaverse and I feel like I was able to follow along perfectly well. This book is definitely one of my favourites I have ever read. I can't even put into words how I feel about it. READ IT. You won't be disappointed! <3
Date published: 2017-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! I absolutely loved this book. All the characters are unique and well developed, and the plot is fast paced and exciting!
Date published: 2017-06-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Too much hype? This book was good, but it was not great, at least in my opinion. The story reminded me of the Lies of Locke Lamora, but Lies was much better in terms of story, writing, characters, and plot. Perhaps this book is more geared towards teens where Lies is more mature, but I can't help but feel disappointed since everyone else seems to have loved it...
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favourite Duology A very well constructed story, six amazing individuals, and so much character development. Had me on the edge of my seat every second!
Date published: 2017-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Genuinely enjoyed this book! The book was fantastic; the characters, plot development, and writing was amazing!
Date published: 2017-06-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Spectacular! This book was utter perfection and it had me on the edge of my seat from start to finish!
Date published: 2017-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from There are no words This story is not only action packed, but you will NOT be bored... "No mourners, No Funerals" and its ON!!! I am reading the second book now and I am loving it the same if not more than Six of Crows.....
Date published: 2017-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE THIS DUOLOGY I love the Six of Crows duology. It's so exciting and action packed! I think there's something for everyone in this book. It has magic, a heist, and let's not forget diverse characters!
Date published: 2017-06-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Great characters, setting and plot. It's not at all realistic and has some YA tropes in it, but it was exciting and charismatic enough to forgive all its shortcomings.
Date published: 2017-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible! Please pick up this book you will not regret it, the main cast of characters are amazing and unique with lots of representation
Date published: 2017-05-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from 4.5 stars This was such a nice read! I loved the characters and how different they were from each other and how they all had different motivations! I loved the action, and the emotionally charged scenes. I really enjoyed the way trauma was portrayed through the different charactersand the way it affected them. Plus it was a really fun story! What's not to like?
Date published: 2017-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What A Ride! Leigh's characters really come to life in this wonderfully crafted story about a bunch of misfits trying to accomplish an impossible heist. This book had me on the edge of my seat, the world is extraordinary and the characters are unforgettable! definitely a must read!
Date published: 2017-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this book Great characters, interesting setting, meaningful relationships, a nerve wracking heist; so many elements made this book an entertaining read. It was really easy to love the characters, all very different but fitting together nicely. I hadn't really been intrigued by the idea of a heist novel at first, so I'm glad I ended up giving it a chance, since it was quite fun. I haven't read the Grisha Trilogy, but I wasn't as interested to so I wasn't bothered about potentially reading spoilers. I don't think there's much in here that would ruin the trilogy, but if you're planning on reading it I'd suggest doing that before this one.
Date published: 2017-05-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome book I read this a short time ago and it was amazing! Great development of characters, the plot was great. Can't wait to read Crooked Kingdom!
Date published: 2017-05-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! I read Bardugo's "Grisha Trilogy", which I absolutely loved. But Six of Crows is something else, so detailed and carefully written. It's creative and clever, and the depth of the characters is enrapturing. Truly one of the best series I've ever read.
Date published: 2017-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really good! Awesome book, I had a hard time putting it down. The best part would be the diversity in characters but the synergy of it all as well! Really well written.
Date published: 2017-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! I loved this book - it's the perfect mix of fantasy, action, humour, and historical(ish) - I absolutely loved the setting, the characters, and the plot! I've bought it for several friends as presents and they've all loved it too!
Date published: 2017-05-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Magical, action-packed, endearing, enthralling, adventurous, gripping, this book has it all. Whenever I read it, I'm swept away time and time again.
Date published: 2017-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SO AMAZING I kept putting this book off again and again because the blurb didn't sound appealing to me BUT ONCE I STARTED I COULDN'T STOP. This book pulled me in with an interesting story line and made me obsessed with tragic, broken characters.
Date published: 2017-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Heist I love a good heist novel and this doesn't disappoint! This was leaps and bounds more intricate than the Grisha trilogy. The different perspectives would generally be very jarring, but the way this book is set up, every character has their own voice and it's just so much fun to read. No character was useless in terms of their role in the overall plan and every single one of them had something at stake. I loved this dearly and the cliffhanger at the end was terribly wonderful!
Date published: 2017-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it I wasn't a fan of the Grisha trilogy but decided to try this spin off. I was really impressed with this book and am looking forward to the sequel.
Date published: 2017-04-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Interesting It's on my to read list for sure. It sounds like a good story, heists are always entertaining to read or watch about. My sister read the book and really enjoyed it and was looking forward to the next. So I'd say this one is probably a good one, and I can't wait to read it. I hope it doesn't disappoint.
Date published: 2017-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Liked it Well worth the time spent to read thus book
Date published: 2017-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! A captivating plot with an amazing cast of characters! Gripping from start to finish! It's definitely a book worth picking up
Date published: 2017-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth The Hype Okay, so I know people have been talking about this book and this series for a long time and essentially saying it's one of the best books ever. And they are right. It. Was. AWESOME. Though it was set in the Grisha Trilogy universe and made reference to a couple people from that trilogy, this was a whole different ballgame. The setting was grittier, darker, and a lot more vicious. The same could be said for the characters, the most loveable gang of thugs I've yet to read about. Each one is distinctive and has at least one major sin/fault that dogs them every step. I love them all, but Inej and Kaz are my absolute favourites. She's wily, tough, and capable of amazing feats. And he's... He's Kaz. Distinctive, memorable, unpredictable, layered, just such a rich and intimidating character. The entire story was filled with action, constant twists and turns, surprises, mischief, and an ending that had me begging for more. This is definitely one of the best books I've read this year and I can't recommend it enough. If you haven't read it yet, you need to do so now! #plumreview
Date published: 2017-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thrilling Love the characters, love the world, love the writing
Date published: 2017-04-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Disappointing!!!! Not sure how to rate this one; 2.75 stars? I was really hoping to love this book, especially with all of the positive hype surrounding it. Six of Crows has elements of The Italian Job, which I loved, and is set in a fantastical Russia-reminiscent world. I've heard that you don't need to read The Grisha Series first, but I would have to disagree. I felt that the world was not well explained, nor the magic system, and I would argue that this world-building aspect must have been better developed in The Grisha Series (read the first book, really did not like it and I can't remember anything about it which did not help this reading experience). Overall I felt that the characters were quite immature and I could not connect with them. I have heard that several readers are very attached to certain characters (I'm looking at you, Kaz), but I found that I wasn't as interested in these fan-favourites. I may check out the second book since I already own it, but I may also DNF it part way through since I am not really invested in this story.
Date published: 2017-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfection Fast paced, action packed. Sprinkly hints of romance. Everything you want in a book.
Date published: 2017-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Far More Intense Than 'The Grisha' Trilogy I'm late to the game, I realize this. I've only recently discovered the magic of Leigh Bardugo's writing, but her Grisha-verse novels were far better than I ever expected. Now, after reading the magical piece of YA lit that is Six Of Crows, I couldn't be more grateful to my past-self for reading the Grisha trilogy first. Six Of Crows, by itself, is a wonderful work. The characters are well-developed and independent of past novels; the plot does not rely on past events. This is a new age, a new generation, and with a marvelous array of villains. Ordinarily, I would say, "And heroes, too", but that's the thing about Kaz and Co.: they're not "heroes", per se. They're criminals (say some), gang members (say others), but really, they're just young people trying to survive the cruel fortune Fate has thrown at them. And I couldn't love them more for it. That being said, there are a lot of Easter eggs in this book that would have left me scratching my head had I not read Bardugo's other novels prior to this. There are mentions of Sankta Alina (Alina being the MC of the Grisha trilogy), as well as other things that had me flashing back to long nights spent under the spell of Grisha magic. Six Of Crows may be 90% heist and 10% magic, but I still find it's better to go into this novel with some background knowledge. Overall, this book was absolutely wonderful. I was rooting for Kaz one minute and wanting to wring his scrawny neck the next, but I can't deny that Bardugo has created one of the most intriguing and monumental characters in young adult fiction. And not only Kaz - the entire crew in this book, even those characters who I started out hating and slowly grew to love. The plot twists in this book were another matter (I don't think my heart will ever be the same), but I will say this: totally worth it. No regrets. Loved every freaking minute.
Date published: 2017-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great characters a great collection of characters in this hiest novel set in a magical world and time
Date published: 2017-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect! I didn't really know what to expect going into this novel but I have to say I was so pleasantly surprised. I loved the characters and the story
Date published: 2017-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pleasant Surprise! I wasn't sure that this would be a book I would enjoy but I decided to give it a try and I couldn't be happier with it! The story was intriguing and the characters were likable. I found myself really getting into this story and I am excited to read the next installment!
Date published: 2017-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's on my Favourites Shelf SIX OF CROWS is one of my favourite books - ever. The world building is phenomenal, and each character has his or her own detailed backstory. Kaz and every member of his gang are so well developed that it's hard to believe they aren't real. If the fast-paced, keep-you-on-the-edge-of-your-seat thrill ride of a plot isn't enough to hold your interest, then these characters sure will! The sequel is just as stunning, and it was very hard to say goodbye to these characters and world that I have grown to love so dearly.
Date published: 2017-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from New favourite! I loved everything about this book. The plot was about an action-packed heist. The setting was phenomenal. The main characters are thieves, runaways and convicts and I fell in love with all of them. I was hooked as soon as I started reading!
Date published: 2017-03-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Six of Crows This book is such an interesting and unique read with an awesome cast of characters and a great story arc. I love the characters in this book and can't wait to read the second book in this duo logy.
Date published: 2017-03-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Gripping story Wow. I really enjoyed this one! This book kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time worrying about the fate of our little criminals. Loved the characters, especially Kaz, Inej and Nina. I loved their banter and backstories. I'm so happy I discovered this author and I'm running to indigo to get the second book in this series. Highly recommended!
Date published: 2017-03-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SURPRISING FAVOURITE This book is so different from the usual ya novels out there, each character is so unique and intriguing. Once you start reading this book, it will be hard to put down. Cannot wait to read the last book and see how it all ends!
Date published: 2017-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from #plumreview If you haven't read this book pleas run out and get it! This world and story are so amazing!!!
Date published: 2017-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best book I've ever read I don't go around saying this much, because often for me books (especially of different genres) have different feelings and different reasons why I like them, but this book literally takes the cake in all possible subsections: characters, world building, storytelling abilities and more. The romance of this book is subtle and enjoyable and leaves readers wanting more, always more. I have recommended these books to my friends already and they, like me, are hooked
Date published: 2017-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! I pre-ordered this! (I rarely do so) I might be biased since I really enjoyed the Grisha Trilogy but I feel like I would like this book regardless of whether I have previously read her other works. Even though this story takes place in the same universe, the characters gives the story a different feel. I would recommend this book to people who enjoy Ocean Eleven but with characters that have avatar powers and hidden back stories.
Date published: 2017-03-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Surprise Success I was a bit apprehensive going into this one. I wasn't the biggest fan of the Grisha Trilogy, but this book was amazing. Totally an underdog and I'm just so glad that I gave it a chance. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BEST YA SERIES I love Leigh Bardugo's writing! The plots were so clever and had me on the edge of my seat the entire time! I also love the development of the relationships between the six of them - so many emotions were stirred. Every character brings so much to the overall story and it is just the most beautiful thing. There's Kaz the mastermind, and Inej, who every lady cheers for (because who wouldn't cheer for a strong female protagonist? side note: no, inej is nothing like every other YA story girl). This book is just so good and I hope you will read it and love it just as much as I did
Date published: 2017-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best characters I can’t believe I am taking the time to write this review considering the fact that Crooked Kingdom is on my bedside table, just waiting for me to plunge into it. Still, I think this book deserves at least a review. I think I was hooked around page 30, on Kaz’s first point of view. Not gonna lie, the first hundred pages can be quite overwhelming as there is a lot of information about this new world. But the writing is so beautiful and the characters are so interesting that you cannot put it down despite the deluge of details. Our main character, Kaz Brekker, is young, mysterious, angry and clearly dealing with some painful memories. He is the mastermind behind the heist that this gang of criminals is going to perform. Every time we got to know a bit more about his past was a delight, a chance to understand him better. But even if I clearly fell for Kaz, I can’t say that he’s my absolute favorite because each of the characters brings so much to the book. They are all relatable in some way. The fact that Bardugo succeeded in creating six complex characters while being able to talk about each of their elaborate backgrounds blew my mind. I am amazed by the amount of times Bardugo took me by surprise. The pace is mastered, and the book is a succession of actions, unexpected twists while giving us captivating characters and relationships.
Date published: 2017-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best Love, love, love! Amazing characters, brilliant writing, beautifully constructed universe. Honestly? Way better than the Grisha Trilogy.
Date published: 2017-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING This book is very well written, is interesting from start to finish, and has some of the best characters that I've ever seen. I would recommend this novel to anyone and everyone! #plumreview
Date published: 2017-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can I Give More Than 5 Stars? This duology is amazing. Diverse cast of characters, beautifully written, the world building is wonderful and vibrant (and it helps if you've read the Grisha Trilogy by Bardugo first). This story will break your heart but you'll want it to. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING! I want to recommend this book to everyone who reads (and I do this constantly)! I couldn't believe such an epic, beautiful book could exist in the world and then I picked this beauty up! EVERYONE needs to read, not just YA book lovers!
Date published: 2017-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Book A book with a really good plot and interesting characters
Date published: 2017-03-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from amazing! Six of Crows really lives up to the hype. A story of plotting, magic, friendship, trust, and death. Kaz Brekker, the one in the Barrels. So when he is asked to retrieve a precious someone, he has to build an efficient team, one that he can count on for accomplishing what he tells them to do. Six of Crows finds itself in the Grisha universe, one you can get to know better by reading Shadow and Bone also by Leigh Bardugo. It’s not necessary to have read it before SoC, but I sometimes asked myself why I didn’t do it. Just know, it’s a lot of information to process in the first 50 pages if you haven’t read the first trilogy before. Leigh Bardugo has a way to write delightful characters; each one having a depth and an evolution that are believable; each one with different goals, different paths but, when put together, can accomplished grand things. I also really liked the diversity in the characters. You get PoC, WoC and lgbtqa+ ships. The amount of sass, wits and flirty remarks punctuated the book with funny moments and lots of little plot twists, which kept the book really interesting in all its 460 pages.
Date published: 2017-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love Wonderful book! Interesting, full of twists, great and memorable characters, easily joined the ranks of my favourite books and definitely one of the best YAs I've read in a long time
Date published: 2017-02-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Balance of YA and Fantasy It's very well written, a perfect mix of fantasy, some science, action, and heist. The plans were so clever and plot-twisty, the world building is fascinating, character backstories are so in-depth and it really pulls the heartstrings... This is one of those must-reads-before-you-graduate books.
Date published: 2017-02-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from <3 The most well written, action packed, balance of genred young adult book I've ever read.
Date published: 2017-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So much action! There was never a dull moment when I read this book. I literally couldn't stop reading. All the plans were so clever and it was a really fun book to read. Also I love all the characters so much!
Date published: 2017-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Wonderful Read! I have nothing but good things to say about Six of Crows. Once you are introduced to all of the characters in the book you can't help but love each one for who they are individually. The story kept you intrigued and in suspense the entire time, I ended up reading this in one sitting, which I don't do very often anymore. I was not prepared for the story to end, I honestly believe that a well written book like this one should never end, but maybe that's just me being greedy. I am looking forward to reading Crooked Kingdom.
Date published: 2017-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must-read Wow you can definitely tell how much Ms Bardugo has improved since her 1st book of the whole Grisha trilogy. I really enjoyed her writing style in 3rd person vs 1st person in her Shadow and Bone series. (Not that Alina wasn't a great character but just imagining what it'd be like to see through Nikolai's head or the Darkling's would have been so cool). But onto this book, all the 6 main characters (yeah 6 and she pulled it off!) were flawed but wonderful. Of course I didn't doubt that Bardugo wouldn't weave some kind of romance into the story. It was barely there and in just the right amount too. Nina and Matthias had their own backstory together being sworn enemies and overcoming all the prejudices and such. And then I thought the chemistry between Kaz & Inej was great :D They're both strong and independent and have come to rely on each other but not excessively. It was a nice change. But my favourite duo would probably have to be Jesper & Wylan. I started noticing how Jesper always got a little jealous whenever Kaz praised Inej and when Jesper actually started arbitrarily telling Wylan that he had a cute face, I couldn't stop grinning. xD Obviously they were the comic relief in the book and comic relief characters are always my favourite. So basically this whole group of misfits join together in order to break a Shu scientist out of the Ice Court which is basically the most secure prison in the entire world. The whole adventure and backstories that are revealed along the way were extremely well written and never once was there a lull in the book.
Date published: 2017-02-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Incredible Read I was not ready for this book to end! And to be candid, I am a little peeved about the cliff hanger. Leigh Bardugo writes amazingly diverse and relatable characters. At first I was thrown by the multiple points of view, but I was so drawn in by the characters, it really didn't matter after a while. I strongly suggest this read, and I cannot write a proper review at the moment because I need to know if there is a sequel and get my hands on it.
Date published: 2017-02-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from WOW This is the first book that I have read by Leigh Bardugo, and what can I honestly say without fangirling my heart out. Bardugo created this Grisha world, and it's stunning in every single aspect. I give Six of Crows 9.2 out of 10 rating. Everything about this book was well crafted and intriguing beyond belief. I know that this is not the first book Leigh has created within this Grisha world, and for some it probably would be easier to read that trilogy first to fully understand all the names being dropped, but I hadn't read that trilogy yet and I understood the general story line perfectly. For starters, I would like to point out the turn this book took for the actual perspectives itself. Each chapter had a character name stated at the top. So at first I thought that meant that this book was going to be alternating between six different characters POV's, at that point I had gotten a little scared. However that's not the case at all. The names at the top of each chapter stated which character the chapter would generally focus on and then it would be told in a third person perspective. The thing that pulled me in right from the start was the blurb on the back, it was solid gold. Everything about it made the story sound so intriguing. I think my favourite part would have to have been this: "A convict with a thirst for revenge. A sharpshooter who can't walk away from a wager. A runaway with a privileged past. A spy known as the Wraith. A Heartrender using her magic to survive the slums. A thief with a gift for unlikely escapes."
Date published: 2017-02-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMazingggggg If you have read the Grisha trilogy and didn't love it (I didn't either), then you MUST read this. Leigh Bardugo's writing has improved so much she is on another level. And if you haven't read her writing before, this is the perfect book to be introduced to.
Date published: 2017-02-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! I haven't read this good of a fantasy series in a while. It's filled with a diverse cast of characters, who all feel fully developed. The plot is well paced, action packed, and keeps you reading. If you like a good heist book this is defiantly for you.
Date published: 2017-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hooked I haven't read YA in years, but this series has rekindled my love for the genre. Having each chapter of this book alternate between the 6 young rogues was such a fresh take and kept the book fulling engaging from beginning to end. Leigh Bardugo gave each character such a distinct voice and painted such a beautiful world that I often forgot I wasn't in Kedderdam along with them.
Date published: 2017-02-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heistastic! I loved how Leigh Bardugo created a whole new cast of characters in a different time setting but still set in the Grisha world. A team of ragtag characters are brought together to pull off an impossible heist. They have many hardships and the characters grow as a team and individually. It was a fantastic introduction!
Date published: 2017-02-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Wonderful! Great writing, great plot and kept you invested every step of the way! A must read.
Date published: 2017-02-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the best YA books I've ever read I was completely blown away by this book! Everything about it is perfect, the plot (and plot twists), the characters, the world building. It is so easy to fall in love with the story. This is a book you will have a hard time putting down.
Date published: 2017-02-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book! 4.5 stars! Loved it, and definitely recommend to everyone. It's ocean's eleven with a little magic thrown in.
Date published: 2017-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Cannot put into words how great this story is
Date published: 2017-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So good! I finished it in 2 days. I bought this book two days ago and I've already bought the next book in the series! Each of the characters are unique and fun to read about. I love how the book is written in the POV of each of the main characters therefore it is really easy to pick up on their traits and get a sense of what each character is like.
Date published: 2017-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! Wow! This books was amazing! To be honest, at first, I struggled to get into it. I wasn't sure if the rating of this book wasn't just hype and NO, it wasn't. The characters in this book crept up on me and before I knew I found any excuse to return to them. And wow! Kaz, Jesper, Wylan, Nina, Inej, and Matthias are some of the most well written characters that I've ever read! I mean, I'm still backtracking and trying to figure out some of the hidden plots that helped Kaz be so brilliant. Amazing. I'm still in awe of Leigh Bardugo's writing. Seriously, go pick this book up and read it. Like, now!
Date published: 2017-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A For the Lover of Books Review Number of pages: 465 Number of times read (including the time before this review): 1 Rating (out of five stars): 5 My heart was so confused after finishing this, and that’s exactly what finishing a good book should feel like. I was up until midnight in the middle of exams finishing this, and once I finished it I held it to my chest for a good ten minutes. I’m filled with too many emotions even thinking back to the moment I finished Six of Crows days later. There were so many rave reviews, and since I normally end up disliking incredibly popular books, I passed on Six of Crows when it first came out, but having now finished it I regret that decision. If you haven’t already, read this book! I will say that it took me a while to get into the story. Maybe it’s because I have not and most likely will not read The Grisha Trilogy, and I therefore had no concept of how this world worked. I also live in an incredibly safe place, so it’s hard for me to imagine gangs fighting over territory and collecting information from brothels. After I got used to the world, this book was addicting. It wasn’t addicting in the way that most books are, manifesting in the form of pages flying by. It was addicting in a way that made it extremely difficult to think about anything not Six of Crows related (which is not good in the middle of exams). I needed to keep reading. I needed to know what could possibly go wrong at the end to require a sequel. I needed for all of the characters to form romantic relationships with each other. Speaking of romantic relationships, is it normal to ship all of the main characters with each other? These characters better be in relationships by the end of Crooked Kingdom, or I will be very upset. Also, if Kaz ruins everything with Inej, I may cry. This is how invested I am. I am not normally one to play matchmaker, but I need a happy ending for these characters. By the end of this book, I had gone into full-fledged helicopter parent mode towards the main cast of characters. There was screaming, my heart was pounding out of my chest, and I came to the realization that if any of them died I would be completely destroyed. No one better hurt them in Crooked Kingdom, or those beautiful red pages with be coloured with my tears. Overall, I am way too emotionally invested in Six of Crows, and it is by far the best book I have read since May 2016, earning it 5 out of 5 stars.
Date published: 2017-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Such a good book You will not regret reading this. Recommended for mystery lovers Plus, I love reading from a not-so-pure character's perspective. It's not your usual superhero protagonist and that's what I love about this Leigh Bardugo's works.
Date published: 2017-02-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Thrilling and humourous This book is packed with actions and a side of humor. Between the great characters and the suspense that kept me on the edge of my seat, this is easily one of my new favourite books. Cannot wait to get my hands on Crooked Kingdom.
Date published: 2017-02-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I stepped out of my comfort zone and was rewarded by Leigh Bardugo. 5/5 This book was a guilty pleasure and I really enjoyed it. Although the characters could have easily been 5-10 years older, and everything would have been fine, I can understand that some people rise to certain reputations within a seemingly short amount of time. High School is a great reminder of this. But other than that, it was effortless to read, the story was enjoyable, and I now understand the passion behind "shipping"... If anything happens that either kills Matthias, or makes him cry, I'm not going to be a happy camper. I'll live, because I am an adult (or so I tell myself), but I will swear under my breathe every time I see this series.
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great book Beautiful book. The cover is amazing but the content is even better!
Date published: 2017-01-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty good I didn't get into this book right away because I didn't really like the old times and dark setting. I normally don't like multiple point of views but the author does this really well. The plot had lots of excitement and wasn't predictable. The book is a good length and is also incredibly beautiful with the black dipped pages. Can't wait for the rest of this series
Date published: 2017-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of my favorites I don't know why I waited so long to read this. This is one of my favorite book this year. I love the characters so much. Can't wait to start Crooked Kingdom !!!
Date published: 2017-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thrilling This was an amazing novel. I loved every single page. It was action-packed, suspenseful, cute and dangerous all in one. It has amazing characters that readers can relate to in so many ways. Not to mention the ships in this book are all so adorable! The ending will leave you breathless and make you beg for the sequel. FANTASTIC.
Date published: 2017-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gritty, immersive, and raucously good fun! Straight up, this is a fun read. From the summary, you can tell this will be a book about a heist, so it's a given that it's full of cunning and cleverness. But what you don't necessarily expect is all of the action and suspense. Despite being spread over multiple point-of-view characters, Six of Crows takes you inside the minds of very distinct personalities, each with their own voices, and surprisingly, all of them are quite likeable. The world-building is top-notch—it's easy to get caught in the fascinating world of Ketterdam that Bardugo's created—and there's just a little bit of romance to create a teensy bit of tension between characters. All in all, a fantastic read that with twists and turns that'll keep you turning the pages.
Date published: 2017-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from PLEASE READ THIS You will definitely not regret this. This series is so good. If you love books like the Legend Trilogy and The Young Elites by Marie Lu, you will love this one too.
Date published: 2017-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dark, Twisty, and Humourous Six of Crows somehow manages to be equal parts gripping, disturbing, and endearing. It provides an in-depth look at prejudices, infatuation, and morality without ever feeling overly dark. Really the perfect combination of light hearted and deep seated.
Date published: 2017-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from READ IT I AM AN INCREDIBLY PICKY READER but gosh this was good. EPIC, and I mean epic,plot, paired with complex and completely INTERESTING CHARACTERS, paired with a badass universe...the result almost sent me into cardiac arrest. This is my favourite book by far.
Date published: 2017-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favourite YA Even though I personally think that I have outgrown the YA genre, Six of Crows makes me re-think that and has made it my favourites!
Date published: 2017-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of my favourites! This book was incredible! It was such a fun adventure from beginning to end. I loved the plot and the heist aspect was not like anything I've read in the past. I fell in love with every single one of the main characters despite their flaws and shortcomings. As soon as I finished the book I wanted to pick it back up and start reading it again.
Date published: 2017-01-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from More than just a pretty cover!! I would give this book x372728 if I could. Amazing characters and development, with a plot that keeps you on your toes wanting more. Like reading a movie.
Date published: 2017-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from amazing I read this because of all the commotion around it, and the book is very pretty, I was not disappointed at all !
Date published: 2017-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best read for 2016 Will stand the test of time, very unique and the characters are amazing. Unlikely you'll find anything like this out there.
Date published: 2017-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I LOVE this book! 2016/09/28 I changed my mind. On re-read, this book deserves 5 stars. I cannot think of a single thing I don't like about it. So excited to get The Crooked Kingdom in the mail this week.I started this book way back on February 7 because of all the hype, but quickly realized I knew nothing about Grisha and it seemed like I should. So I stopped reading and pulled out the Grisha Trilogy, which I have owned for a couple of years. I liked the trilogy, but it was not my favourite, so I hesitated to pick up Six of Crows again. Then I discovered BookTube and learned that all the readers who were not fond of The Grisha Trilogy still loved Six of Crows. So I decided to give it another try this week. I had a hard time getting into it at first. It took about 100 pages until I started to enjoy it. There are a lot of characters to get to know, and the POV changes quite often (every chapter). Not only does the POV change, but there are a lot of flashbacks from each of the six characters so that you can get to know their histories and how they got to where they are today. I realized later on that this was necessary for the story, but it just felt like a lot of stopping and starting for me, trying to remember what the next character was referring to when he started up with his flashback again. It was this bit of chaos that turned an amazing book into a great book. Now that I know all of the characters, and have become invested in their outcomes I suspect that I will love the upcoming sequel even more than Six of Crows.
Date published: 2017-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My New Favourite Book! What can I say, it's nothing like anything else i've ever read. Very unique plot that makes it hard to put down! I found the setting to be very interesting and captivating.The characters are by far my favourite characters from any book i've read. I just really loved everything about it, can't wait to move onto Crooked Kingdom.
Date published: 2017-01-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favourite book that I read in 2016! besides The Hobbit, this was my first high fantasy book. it took me about 80 pages to *really* get into it, but I think anyone who normally reads high fantasy wouldn't have that problem. I'm so glad that I gave this book a chance and pushed past the frustrating-not-understanding-anything-they-say phase. Because it was AMAZING! The author goes so deep into the characters' lives and really makes you feel for them and understand them. I loved that you got five different points of view throughout the story and got to see what life in this universe was like for each character, since they all went through very different things growing up, which helped them to make their decisions and act the way they did throughout the book. I loved the magic in it, and the way the Grishas were treated by different people. I loved the viewpoints around them and how it all related back to the real world. The story itself was also incredibly interesting and exciting. I mean a heist in a magical universe? YES PLEASE! Six of Crows is gritty and raw, and it completely captivated me.
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from FREE PREVIEW SIX OF CROWS BOOK ONE IN THE SERIES originally read this last year, but decided to re-read it before six of crows! i'm so happy i made that decision. i had forgotten how rich this story is in detail. from the characters, to the world, to the plot, everything is built up so beautifully. the ending still gave me chills and i need crooked kingdom right now.
Date published: 2017-01-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from action packed! there is nothing I don't like about this book - it's got complex characters, a diverse cast, amazing story line, and fantastic writing. do yourself a favour and pick this one up!
Date published: 2017-01-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stunning. Great story-telling with even better characters.
Date published: 2017-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of my favourites The story and characters in this series are perfect. This was my favourite read of 2015. Waiting for the sequel was torture but totally worth the wait!
Date published: 2017-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Intricate, fast paced story telling with great characters! I loved this book! I've read her other series and while you do not need to read it to understand this one there are lots of little easter eggs in it for those who have read the other books. That being said this series stands on it on and is amazing! The characters are all complex and interesting and I fell in love with each of them. Definitely read this series!
Date published: 2017-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MY FAVE I LOVE Leigh Bardugo's books so much. I LOVE her characters, especially this particular set. They are my all-time fave and now I have a new fave book!
Date published: 2017-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What not to love about this book....? This book's world is so diverse with lovable and witty characters. Just buy and read it, trust me you will be sucked into the world like everyone did and wont regret it.
Date published: 2016-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Buy the Hardcover First of all, I ordered book 2 before I was halfway through Six of Crows. It was THAT good. Also I ordered book 2 with a giftcard I'd been hording for 4 months "for something special". BUY THE HARDCOVER. It is a beautiful object, the pages are edged in black, the accent pages are red, the "Part 1" pages are black with white lettering. If you take off the dustjacket there is an embossed crow on the front. It's so well done, really glad I didn't get the eBook in this case. The characters are compelling and you'll love to follow them. The book is dark, it is violent, it is not traditional YA (in fact the characters felt like 20-somethings to me), but overall it was just so good. If you're a fan of Cassandra Clare I think you'll like these complex characters and their relationships. If you liked The Hunger Games and Divergent, I think you'll like this world. But it's darker than any of those books so be prepared for that. Five out of five, instant fan for life.
Date published: 2016-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far so good! I started reading this a couple days ago and I'm loving it! I've read the Grisha trilogy and i hope she makes this duology just as good!
Date published: 2016-12-30
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Haven't read yet! I've never read anything by Leigh Bardugo, but I'm looking forward to getting to this one in the near future.
Date published: 2016-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible There are six main characters, each one will captivate you and make you fall in love with them and their stories. Six outcasts all brought together for the chance of a great sum of money. An amazing heist story.
Date published: 2016-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MORE GRISHAVERSE If you loved the Grisha Trilogy, this is a must read. It's such an interesting story, plot twists everywhere, readers are kept on the edge of their seats - fantastic action scenes! I love reading from Kaz's point of view - that is, the POV of a mastermind boy genius (who is also selfish, and we get to see him battle that side of himself). Plus, the book's pages are black, that's cool.
Date published: 2016-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely Fantastic. This book is too good to be real. Reading this was like watching a thriller movie on my head. The richness in plot development, character growth all in one book was surprising and will definitely enthral readers.
Date published: 2016-12-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice to see a book from a criminals perspective. I really enjoyed reading about the criminals and thieves of the grisha universe, it was quite an adventure seeing this group of outlaws working together and the relationships they build.
Date published: 2016-12-23
Rated 3 out of 5 by from mysterious to the climax one of the main reason i love about this book is because it is full of mysteries.
Date published: 2016-12-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Absolutely amazing! I couldn't put it down.
Date published: 2016-12-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great book I just finished reading the duology and it was amazing. The characters were very interesting and the plot was fast-paced. I definitely recommend reading it!
Date published: 2016-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cannot recommend enough Seriously, this book has everything and I would recommend it to everyone. A wonderfully diverse cast and amazingly developed characters - thiefs and gamblers and con artists who come together to pull off the greatest heist imaginable. Bardugo lets the reader know just enough about the great plan to be thrilled and impressed by the scope of it, but what's truly impressive is her ability to keep surprising with new little twists throughout, so you just can't put it down. All of the surprises made so much sense and yet I still never saw them coming - I've never found another author who was so good at setting up reveals with just enough little hints that you immediately understand it even though you never expected. And just because I haven't emphasized it enough, I'll say it again: the characters are WONDERFUL. Read this book.
Date published: 2016-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Even Better Than You've Heard! Again I feel a bit late to the party! I moved this up the To-Read list because my cousin told me this is only 2 books (the novelty!) and that the conclusion was just as good. And she is rarely wrong. So good. So so good. Leigh Bardugo is my new favourite author and hero. There weren't mushy, insta-love scenes, but just good ol' fashioned character building and honest interactions. I finished this with crossed eyes I'm so tired, but it was well worth it! Will sleep. Will dream about craziness, and 6 characters that I love, and can't wait to read the conclusion!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2016-12-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Really quite good At first I found the book hard to get into, once I hit the middle it was hard to put down. Can't wait for the next one. Love the coloured pages - amazing
Date published: 2016-12-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved this book!!! Can't get over how good it is!!!! I bought this book not knowing hwo it would turn out and I definitely wasn't dissapointed!!! Leigh bardugo has a unique way of writing which capitivates you and draws you into it! Great book and a must read for all!!!!
Date published: 2016-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved this book!!! Can't get over how good it is!!! I bought this book no knowing how it will turn out and I was definitely not dissapointed.There is so much thrill and adventure packed into one book and the way Leigh Bardugo writes, capitivates you and draws you into the book!!! Great book and a must read for everyone!!
Date published: 2016-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the best book I have ever read. This book was absolutely the most amazing book ever. It was written perfectly and the characters were magnificent. Especially Kaz.
Date published: 2016-12-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from WOOW Not a heavy reader, but this book is turning me in to one.... It's that good
Date published: 2016-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it! I loved the writing, I loved the characters! This book was so much fun!
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it Great read! Has become one of my new favourites and cannot wait to start the second one!
Date published: 2016-12-05
Date published: 2016-12-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from THIS BOOK WAS I-N-C-R-E-D-I-B-L-E Seriously, this book was so incredible! I loved every single aspect about this book, the Characters are AMAZING, the plot is AMAZING, the world is AMAZING, and everything about this book is AMAZING. Everyone NEEDS to read this book RIGHT NOW, I would soooo recommend this book to everyone and everything. You NEED to read this! It's just that amazing
Date published: 2016-11-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! I love Leigh Bardugo and this new series is great too! It took a bit longer to get into, but once I did, it was amazing and I couldn't put it down!
Date published: 2016-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Read. This. Book. The story in this book is so incredibly well thought out and written. This is the only book that actually truly made me understand the expression "You'll be on the edge of your seat for this!" If you haven't read Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo you're very behind.
Date published: 2016-11-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good book! This isn't my typical read but I had heard so many good things I decided to pick it up. I definitely enjoyed the book and will be reading the sequel.
Date published: 2016-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Wonderful Novel A captivating read about six unforgettable characters! Definitely a new favourite series!
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing This book was fantastic.. and thats all you really need to know. what are you waiting for? Go read it!
Date published: 2016-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING this has become my favourite book! i can't put into words how much i adore this book. the writing was perfection, the story was perfection, but its the characters that really captured my heart. this book has everything i could have asked for. anti-heroes, a great plot, fast paced writing, romance, and characters with great chemistry. another amazing aspect is the representation in this book. the characters are so diverse and badass and it's just so important for the YA genre. i could go on and on about this book for DAYS, but i will end this review with a huge thank you to leigh bardugo for making this awesome world with even more amazing characters!
Date published: 2016-11-21

Editorial Reviews

"This has all the right elements to keep readers enthralled: a cunning leader with a plan for every occasion, nigh-impossible odds, an entertainingly combative team of skilled misfits, a twisty plot, and a nerve-wracking cliffhanger." -Publishers Weekly, starred review (on Six of Crows)"Cracking page-turner with a multi ethnic band of misfits with differing sexual orientations who satisfyingly, believably jell into a family." -Kirkus Reviews, starred review (on Six of Crows)"Set in a world that will be familiar to fans of the author, this book can be fully enjoyed without having read any previous title. . . . This is an easy choice for teens who enjoyed The Grisha Trilogy, Diviners, or any of the Shadowhunter books." -VOYA, starred review (on Six of Crows)"an exciting beginning to a new sequence from a fantasy author swiftly becoming a talent to watch." -The Horn Book (Six of Crows)"Unlike anything I've ever read." -Veronica Roth (on Shadow and Bone)"A heady blend of fantasy, romance, and adventure." -Rick Riordan (on Siege and Storm)"Triumphant." -Kirkus Reviews, starred review (Ruin and Rising)"Mesmerizing. . . . Bardugo's set up is shiver-inducing, of the delicious variety. This is what fantasy is for." -The New York Times Book Review (on Shadow and Bone)"This is one book series you want to get hooked on.""These books are the greatest things since Harry Potter AND sliced bread.""Rich, satisfying, and gorgeous, laced with heart-pounding action and pitch-perfect romance." -Cinda Williams Chima, bestselling author (on Shadow and Bone)"Completely engrossing." -Romantic Times (on Siege and Storm)"Fast-paced and unpredictable. . . . A unique world complete with monsters, magic, danger, romance, corruption, and extravagance." -School Library Journal, starred review (Shadow and Bone)"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 (Shadow and Bone)"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 (Shadow and Bone)"Readers will be rooting for this lonely, tough heroine as she navigates perils physical, magical, and emotional." -BCCB (Shadow and Bone)"A rich fantasy landscape, an inspired magical structure, and a gratifying emotional hook keep the pages whirring." -The Horn Book (Shadow and Bone)"Scheming and action carry readers at a breathless pace . . . and will definitely leave them panting for the series' conclusion." -Kirkus Reviews (Siege and Storm)"Richly crafted . . . An engaging wish-fulfillment fantasy." -The Horn Book (Siege and Storm)"[Readers will be] tapping their feet impatiently for the concluding volume." -Booklist (Siege and Storm)"Readers won't be able to turn the pages fast enough." -Booklist (Ruin and Rising)"Bardugo is a master at building an action-packed fantasy with extraordinary world-building and comple characters." -School Library Journal (Ruin and Rising)