King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo

Nikolai Lantsov is the young King of Ravka. He survived his country’s bloody and deadly Civil War and inherited a a nearly bankrupt country much in need of restoration. Nikolai is determined to be a better king than his father by rebuilding the standing army and the Second Army, modernizing the country, and forging new […]

The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo

While not a linear part of the Grishaverse books, this volume is a collection of fairytales the characters in that world would have grown up with. “The Too Clever Fox” and “The Witch of Duva” are both mentioned by Alina Starkov. Others are from the countries of Ferjda, Novyi Zem, and Zerch. I really enjoyed […]