Book Review: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

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23437156Synopsis:

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.

Kaz’s crew are the only ones who might stand between the world and destruction—if they don’t kill each other first.

“This isn’t a job for trained soldiers and spies. This is a job for thugs and thieves.”

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Cover Reveal: Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

Yesterday the Los Angeles Times revealed the cover Crooked Kingdom, the sequel to Six of Crows by fantasy superauthor, Leigh Bardugo

 

23437156Six of Crows was released in September 2014 and was described as a step up from her already bestselling Grisha trilogy. It follows a band of misfits, ostracized from society, they survive by cheating, lying, and killing — all while each others’ throats.

 

Having enjoyed Bardugo’s Grisha trilogy, I waited for the reviews to pour in. After gathering a slew of four and five-star reviews, I ordered SOC during release week. And of course, I still haven’t read it.

That aside, I was still patiently awaiting the arrival of the cover for the sequel once Bardugo announced the cover will be coming our way on Feb 22. I was a little hesistant because of SOC’s cover style, but I was pleasantly surprised when the designer was able to keep the style alive with its sequel.

See the cover and synopsis for Leigh Bardugo’s newest release, Crooked Kingdom, below the cut. Crooked Kingdom is set for release on September 27, 2016.

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