Books by Leigh Bardugo

WONDER WOMAN by Leigh Bardugo
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 7, 2020

"Diana's lasso of truth shows this one is a winner. (Graphic novel. 13-17)"
A graphic adaptation of Bardugo's (Ninth House, 2019, etc.) 2017 novel of the same name. Read full book review >
NINTH HOUSE by Leigh Bardugo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2019

"With an aura of both enchantment and authenticity, Bardugo's compulsively readable novel leaves a portal ajar for equally dazzling sequels."
Yale's secret societies hide a supernatural secret in this fantasy/murder mystery/school story. Read full book review >
KING OF SCARS by Leigh Bardugo
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 29, 2019

"Will leave readers begging for the sequel. (cast, maps) (Fantasy. 14-adult)"
In this Grishaverse novel, King Nikolai struggles to keep his kingdom afloat in a destabilized, rapidly changing world. Read full book review >
THE LANGUAGE OF THORNS by Leigh Bardugo
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 26, 2017

"Any lover of retellings or original fairy tales will enjoy these offerings, whether they're new to Bardugo's worlds or are established fans. (Fantasy. 12-16)"
Six reimagined fairy tales set in the Grishaverse. Read full book review >
WONDER WOMAN by Leigh Bardugo
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 29, 2017

"Cinematic battles and a race against time keep the excitement high, but the focus on girls looking out for each other is what makes this tie-in shine. Crossed fingers for a sequel. (Superhero fantasy. 12-16)"
DC Comics opens its new line of media tie-in novels with this Wonder Woman origin story. Read full book review >
CROOKED KINGDOM by Leigh Bardugo
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 27, 2016

"How can such a hefty tome be un-put-down-able excitement from beginning to end? (glossary) (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
This hefty sequel to Six of Crows (2015) brings high-tension conclusions to the many intertwined intrigues of Ketterdam. Read full book review >
SIX OF CROWS by Leigh Bardugo
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"Cracking page-turner with a multiethnic band of misfits with differing sexual orientations who satisfyingly, believably jell into a family. (Fantasy. 14 & up)"
Adolescent criminals seek the haul of a lifetime in a fantasyland at the beginning of its industrial age. Read full book review >
RUIN AND RISING by Leigh Bardugo
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 3, 2014

"Triumphant. (Fantasy. 13 & up)"
Bardugo's Grisha Trilogy comes to a thunderous conclusion. Read full book review >
SIEGE AND STORM by Leigh Bardugo
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 11, 2013

"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. (Fantasy. 13 & up)"
The Grisha Trilogy turns from bildungsroman to political thriller in its second installment. Read full book review >
SHADOW AND BONE by Leigh Bardugo
Released: June 5, 2012

"The plotting is powerful enough to carry most readers past flaws and into the next book in the series. (classification of Grisha types, map [not seen]) (Fantasy. 13 & up)"
In a Russian-inflected fantasy world, an orphan comes into immense power and, with it, danger. Read full book review >