"An action-packed, heartbreaking ending will leave teens breathless for the final installment." --"School Library Journal"
"This action-packed, suspenseful grand tale of war, adventure and love, with a maritime setting, colorful battles, and female warriors, will appeal to a broad readership and is an enticing prelude to the anticipated Book 3." --"VOYA"
"Bardugo populates her fully realized world with appealing three-dimensional characters and an involving plot that keeps a steady pace. . . . The buzz will be big." --"Booklist"
"Bardugo builds on strengths she brought to the first volume, including a richly crafted fantasy world with its own twist on magic, a surfeit of handsome leading men, and plenty of teen-appropriate romantic angst." --"The Horn Book"
"Scheming and action carry readers at a breathless pace to an end that may surprise them and will definitely leave them panting for the series' conclusion."" --Kirkus Reviews"
Praise for "Shadow and Bone"
ABA New Voices Pick (1st half of the year)
Indie Next list
Amazon June Best of the Month list for Teens
Amazon June Best of the Month list for Adults
Apple Best of June promotion
LA Times summer reading list
"PW "Flying Start
A "New York Times "Bestseller
"Mesmerizing. . . . Bardugo's set up is shiver-inducing, of the delicious variety. This is what fantasy is for." --Laini Taylor in "The New York Times Book Review"
"This is one book series you want to get hooked on." --Seventeen.com
"Set in a fascinating, unique world rich with detail, "Shadow and Bone" was unlike anything I've ever read. Alina is a clever, sympathetic character I will gladly follow into the next installment--which can't come soon enough!" --Veronica Roth, "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Divergent"
"I loved it! This is just my kind of fantasy--rich, satisfying, and gorgeous, laced with heart-pounding action and pitch-perfect romance. The characters--protagonists and antagonists--are layered"