Waiting On Wednesday (12)

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly blog post hosted by Breaking The Spine. For this week's Waiting On Wednesday I chose *drumroll* Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo.

Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters who feast on human flesh. Now its fate may rest on the shoulders of one lonely refugee.
Alina Starkov has never been good at anything. But when her regiment is attacked on the Fold and her best friend is brutally injured, Alina reveals a dormant power that saves his life—a power that could be the key to setting her war-ravaged country free. Wrenched from everything she knows, Alina is whisked away to the royal court to be trained as a member of the Grisha, the magical elite led by the mysterious Darkling.
Yet nothing in this lavish world is what it seems. With darkness looming and an entire kingdom depending on her untamed power, Alina will have to confront the secrets of the Grisha…and the secrets of her heart.

Expected Release: June 5,2012
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Author: Leigh Bardugo
Goodreads Page: Click Here
ISBN: 0805094598 (ISBN13: 9780805094596)

Why am I waiting?
This book just sounds damn good and have you seen that trailer? It totally sucks you in. I want to learn more about the Grisha and what Alina's dormat power is.

That wraps up my Waiting on Wednesday, leave me the link to yours so I can check it out as well! Have you heard of this book before? Do you like Fantasy books? Let me Know In The Comments Below! I love reading your responses.


  1. Great pick! I read this one last month and it was amazing.

  2. Hope you enjoy it! It does look very exciting....


  3. Shadow and Bone sure does sound like a damn good book ;) Awesome pick! :D

    Drop by my WoW! :D

  4. I loved this book! It's definitely one to wait for and check out.

  5. Great pick! I've been hearing a lot about how awesome it is. Thanks for sharing, Kristen!

  6. I have heard such great things about this one! I can't wait to start on it! :D Great pick!

    And thanks for stopping by my WoW pick. Happy Wednesday!

  7. I'm waiting on this too! Thanks for visiting my blog!

  8. Sounds like an intriguing choice.


  9. I've been hearing good things about this one! Sounds awesome!

    Lisa @ Lost in Literature

  10. I'm really curious about this one. I've heard great things about it. Great pick!
    My WoW

  11. Ooooo this one looks good. Haven't heard of it before but I like the synopsis. Thanks for sharing :)

  12. It does sound really good! I hadn't seen the trailer before! Thanks! And thanks for visiting My WOW!

  13. Great choice! I've seen this around a bit, but I'm still debating on whether or not I'd like to read it. The trailer looks really good, though. I haven't seen it before!!

  14. Thanks for following and stopping by.


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