Leigh Bardugo is a #1 New York Times-bestselling author of fantasy novels and the creator of the Grishaverse. With over three million copies sold worldwide, her Grishaverse spans the Shadow and Bone Trilogy, the Six of Crows Duology, The Language of Thorns, and The King of Scars duology-- with more to come. Her short stories can be found in multiple anthologies, including Some of the Best from Tor.com and The Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy. Her other works include Wonder Woman: Warbringer and the forthcoming Ninth House. Leigh was born in Jerusalem, grew up in Los Angeles, graduated from Yale University, and has worked in advertising, journalism, and even makeup and special effects. These days, she lives and writes in Hollywood, where she can occasionally be heard singing with her band.
"The magic Bardugo invents will surprise and delight readers." --The Horn Book"Readers won't be able to turn the pages fast enough to the conclusion that will generate much discussion." --Booklist"Once again, Bardugo is a master at building an action-packed fantasy with extraordinary world-building and complex characters . . . Fans of the first two books will not be disappointed." --School Library Journal"Triumphant . . If opener Shadow and Bone was a magical coming-of-age story and middle-volume Siege and Storm was a political thriller, then this third book is an epic quest. . . Every time readers may think she's written herself into a corner, Bardugo pulls off a twist that, while surprising, will keep them turning pages furiously." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review"Mesmerizing. . . . Bardugo's set up is shiver-inducing, of the delicious variety. This is what fantasy is for." --The New York Times Book Review on Shadow and Bone"This is one book series you want to get hooked on." --Seventeen.com on Shadow and Bone"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, on Shadow and Bone"This is just my kind of fantasy--rich, satisfying, and gorgeous, laced with heart-pounding action and pitch-perfect romance. The characters . . . are layered and complex. I'll be thinking about it for a good long time." --Cinda Williams Chima, bestselling author, on Shadow and Bone"Fast-paced and unpredictable, this debut novel will be a hit with readers who love dark fantasy. . . . Bardugo creates a unique world complete with monsters, magic, danger, romance, corruption, and extravagance." --School Library Journal, starred review on Shadow and Bone"Filled with lush descriptions, intriguing magic, and plenty of twists, this memorable adventure offers action and intrigue mixed with an undercurrent of romance and danger." --Publishers Weekly on Shadow and Bone"Bardugo weaves a captivating spell with lushly descriptive writing, engaging characters, and an exotic, vivid world. Readers will wait impatiently for the next installment." --Booklist on Shadow and Bone"Readers will be rooting for this lonely, tough heroine as she navigates perils physical, magical, and emotional." --The Bulletin on Shadow and Bone"A rich fantasy landscape, an inspired magical structure, and a gratifying emotional hook keep the pages whirring." --The Horn Book on Shadow and Bone"A heady blend of fantasy, romance, and adventure." --Rick Riordan, author of the bestselling Percy Jackson series, on Siege and Storm"Completely engrossing." --Romantic Times on Siege and Storm"Scheming and action carry readers at a breathless pace . . . and will definitely leave them panting for the series' conclusion." --Kirkus Reviews on Siege and Storm"Richly crafted . . . an engaging wish-fulfillment fantasy." --The Horn Book on Siege and Storm"[Readers will be] tapping their feet impatiently for the concluding volume." --Booklist on Siege and Storm