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The Ninja Reader
The Ninja Reader rated it 7 years ago
First appeared on Goodreads, May 27, 2012Oh, yes. That is much better.Shadow and Bone is one of those books that you need to read to restore your faith in YA. Whenever you have trouble with incipid heroines, perfect love interests and the Love Triangle of Doon (TM), this is the book that will pick y...
I Read Words Other People Write
I Read Words Other People Write rated it 7 years ago
**slams book closed, runs across the street to the library to pick up book 2**
Mommy's Reading Break
Mommy's Reading Break rated it 7 years ago
I had seen Leigh Bardugo’s books around a lot in the blogosphere, but after reading the description, I wasn’t sure it was for me. However, I went to a Fierce Reads signing and decided to buy books by all the authors. Then I agreed to do a buddy read on Goodreads. I am SO glad that I changed my mind ...
ireadandtell rated it 7 years ago
Original Review here Veronica Roth, author of Divergent is quoted on the cover of Shadow and Bone saying: "Unlike anything I've ever read" which is both true and really, really not. Shadow and Bone has tropes you'd find in any YA novel. Insecure female protagonist? Check. Discovers she has hi...
I'll think of a damn title later
I'll think of a damn title later rated it 7 years ago
Recently I've come back from a trip visiting family in NY/NJ. My husband and I had finished our books but wanted something to read on two flights home. We found a decent airport bookshelf, where Chris found the latest Neil Gaiman book and I was deciding between this and another book on my TBR list.I...
Ashley (yAdult Review)
Ashley (yAdult Review) rated it 7 years ago
Read in 2012: 4 stars.Read in 2013: 5 stars.review to come.
The Book Hammock (Eleanor)
The Book Hammock (Eleanor) rated it 7 years ago
Whoa!!! That was awesome beyond words. But, ill think some words up and get back to this for a review. Stay tuned.I'm not going to be able to write a review for this, probably bc it's so awesome I have no words, so I'm referring you to Jenn's review. It has everything I want to say. In coherent Engl...
Books Here and There
Books Here and There rated it 7 years ago
Leigh Bardugo you are amazing! I loved Alina, I love Mal, I loved the plot, I loved the ideas, even the Darkling was amazing! So let's just be honest...I LOVED THIS BOOK! I CAN'T THINK OF ANYTHING I DIDN'T LIKE ABOUT IT! Wait there is one thing, I don't have the second one and that is going to make ...
JennyJen rated it 7 years ago
**No spoilers!!JUNE 2013 reread: ★★★★★Just as good this time around. My taste has changed drastically in the last year and a half and yet, my initial impression of Shadow and Bone has held up. If I had to point out a negative that I didn't notice or mind the first time around, it'd be Alina's obsess...
debzbookshelf rated it 7 years ago
This book was good, but not great. I think all the hype kind of killed it for me. That being said, I still enjoyed it. It was unique and full of interesting Russian influences. I like Alina for the most part. I didn't like the Darkling, though. I just don't go for "bad boys". Full review to come...
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