Siege and Storm (The Grishaverse #2) by Leigh Bardugo

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Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo is the sequel to Shadow and Bone.

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siege and stormDarkness never dies.

Hunted across the True Sea, haunted by the lives she took on the Fold, Alina must try to make a life with Mal in an unfamiliar land. She finds starting new is not easy while keeping her identity as the Sun Summoner a secret. She can’t outrun her past or her destiny for long.

The Darkling has emerged from the Shadow Fold with a terrifying new power and a dangerous plan that will test the very boundaries of the natural world. With the help of a notorious privateer, Alina returns to the country she abandoned, determined to fight the forces gathering against Ravka. But as her power grows, Alina slips deeper into the Darkling’s game of forbidden magic, and farther away from Mal. Somehow, she will have to choose between her country, her power, and the love she always thought would guide her–or risk losing everything to the oncoming storm.


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Overall Rating : 4/5 – Loved reading this book, BUT I was confused on some of the background elements that seemed to be established in Book 1.

Cover Rating : 5/5 – The original cover is my favorite over the newer version.

Plot Excitement : 5/5 – There were a ton of moments where I couldn’t even put this books down to sleep.

Quick Read : 5/5 – I read this book within a few sittings.

Emotional Connection : 4/5 – Addictive with a lot of action and major plot drops.

World Building : 4/5 – I like the darkness BUT I feel like the world can broaden a bit.

Unique YA : 4/5 – Flying ships and the Fold bring mystery to this action-packed fantasy!

Possible Re-Read : 4/5 – May have to re-read before Book 3.


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Published: 4 June 2013

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Pages: 435

How I Read It: Paperback


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