Fandom Quote Friday: King of Scars

"We don't know what may happen next," said Nikolai. "Usually a thrilling proposition, less so when a demon may take over my consciousness and try to rule Ravka by gnawing on my subjects." ~ Nikolai "This is particularly delicious trouble," he said. "Oh no," groaned Genya. "When you talk that way, things are always about…

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…

Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

After the events of Six of Crows, Kaz and the gang are determined to free Inej, disgrace van Eck, and get their money. However, this may be the hardest job of their lives. When you can't beat the odds, change the game. This was a great conclusion. It kept me on the edge of my…

Fandom Quote Friday: Six of Crows

A collection of quotes from Six of Crows. “I will have you without armor, Kaz Brekker. Or I will not have you at all.” ~ Inej, to Kaz “He needed to tell her...what? That she was lovely and brave and better than anything he deserved. That he was twisted, crooked, wrong, but not so broken…

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Six teens team up for the ultimate heist: break into the Ice Court and free one of their prisoners. 30 million kruge is at stake if they can pull it off, or they could end up prisoners themselves. A convict, a sharpshooter, an acrobat turned spy, a heartrender trying to survive, a demolition expert, and…

Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

Ruin and Rising is the final installment in the Grisha Trilogy. Alina is recovering from her last battle with the Darkling, but find herself a prisoner of the Aparat. She and her loyal guards and Grisha must escape to find the final amplifer if they are to defeat the Darkling once and for all and…

Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

Siege and Storm continues Alina's story after she escapes from the Darkling.  She meets up with a privateer, Sturmhond, and together they set off on a journey to stop the Darkling and restore peace to Ravka. Of course Sturmhond isn't really who he initially claims to be, and as Alina's power grows she is forced…

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Shadow and Bone is the first in the Grisha Trilogy and the first of the Grishaverse books. A young girl, Alina Starkov, discovers she has a dormant power to summon the sun. Taken to the palace to train as a Grisha, a master of the small science, she meets the Grisha's leader The Darkling, a…