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Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Why I chose this book:
So many people have been completely fangerling about this series, and even more so since Ruin and Rising came out. Because everyone has been telling me that I needed to read this I grabbed it on Audible and let’s just say I listened to it within 24 hours.

Shadow and Bone 
by Leigh Bardugo
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
Publish Date: June 5th, 2012
Format: Audiobook
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy
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Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters who feast on human flesh. Now its fate may rest on the shoulders of one lonely refugee.

Alina Starkov has never been good at anything. But when her regiment is attacked on the Fold and her best friend is brutally injured, Alina reveals a dormant power that saves his life—a power that could be the key to setting her war-ravaged country free. Wrenched from everything she knows, Alina is whisked away to the royal court to be trained as a member of the Grisha, the magical elite led by the mysterious Darkling.

Yet nothing in this lavish world is what it seems. With darkness looming and an entire kingdom depending on her untamed power, Alina will have to confront the secrets of the Grisha . . . and the secrets of her heart. (Goodreads)
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