Series: The Grisha

Book Review: Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

Book Review: Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

I finally did it! I’ve had Ruin and Rising on my bookshelf for ages – since its publication day, actually – but I kept putting off reading it for some reason. I think I was scared that I would be let down. But no. Though there are some things that I would maybe have liked differently, Ruin and Rising is a solid ending to what I believe is a truly excellent YA fantasy series. Right away, what struck me upon reading Ruin and Rising was how gorgeous Leigh Bardugo’s writing is. I’ve been reading a lot of fantasy lately – in a row, even – […]

Posted March 12, 2015 by Debby in Reviews / 4 Comments
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Book Review: Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

Book Review: Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

Since around June I had been met on all sides with a chorus of “YOU HAVE TO READ SIEGE AND STORM!” and “READ IT! READ IT NOWWWWWWW!” and “OH MY GOD BUT STURMHOND LIKE SRSLY READ NOW” … yeah. The Grisha fangirls are intense. Seriously. And I dislike hype. I mean, I get that you guys are excited about these books, but… you set the expectations way too high. It’s happened too often that the book lets me down because of that. But that was not the case with Siege and Storm. I made the wise decision to start reading this and not tell anyone […]

Posted December 9, 2013 by Debby in Reviews / 25 Comments
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Book Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Book Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Shadow and Bone… what took me so long? Considering how much I love a good fantasy, it’s kind of embarrassing how long it took me to get around to this one. This was not just a good fantasy – it was a great one. I thoroughly enjoyed myself. The blurb on the cover by Veronica Roth reads, “Unlike anything I’ve ever read.” I feel I have to agree with her. I like Shadow and Bone for being so different. A Russian-esque fantasy setting? Never seen that before. While the Russian words got a bit confusing at times, it was a truly unique setting. Leigh Bardugo […]

Posted March 24, 2013 by Debby in Reviews / 30 Comments
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