Ruin and Rising
Book 3, The Grisha Trilogy
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Enter the Grishaverse with Book Three of the Shadow and Bone Trilogy by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom.
Soldier. Summoner. Saint. The nation’s fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the shattered remnants of a once-great magical army.
The Darkling rules from his shadow throne while a weakened Alina Starkov recovers from their battle under the dubious protection of the zealots who worship her as a Saint. Now her hopes lie with the magic of a long-vanished ancient creature and the chance that an outlaw prince still survives.
As her allies and enemies race toward war, only Alina stands between her country and a rising tide of darkness that could destroy the world. To win this fight, she must seize a legend’s power—but claiming the firebird may be her ruin.
A New York Times Bestselling Series
A USA Today Bestseller
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Praise for the Grishaverse
“A master of fantasy.” —The Huffington Post
“Utterly, extremely bewitching.” —The Guardian
“The best magic universe since Harry Potter.” —Bustle
“This is what fantasy is for.” —The New York Times Book Review
“[A] world that feels real enough to have its own passport stamp.” —NPR
“The darker it gets for the good guys, the better.” —Entertainment Weekly
“Sultry, sweeping and picturesque. . . . Impossible to put down.” —USA Today
“There’s a level of emotional and historical sophistication within Bardugo’s original epic fantasy that sets it apart.” —Vanity Fair
“Unlike anything I’ve ever read.” —Veronica Roth, bestselling author of Divergent
“Bardugo crafts a first-rate adventure, a poignant romance, and an intriguing mystery!” —Rick Riordan, bestselling author of the Percy Jackson series
“This is a great choice for teenage fans of George R.R. Martin and J.R.R. Tolkien.” ?RT Book Reviews
Read all the books in the Grishaverse!
The Shadow and Bone Trilogy
(previously published as The Grisha Trilogy)
Shadow and Bone
Siege and Storm
Ruin and Rising
The Six of Crows Duology
Six of Crows
The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic
I hate the ending
I hate the ending. Author got lazy for sure!
Ruin and rising
I was so captured in the story, characters, cultures and history of this trilogy. I couldn't wait to get the chance to get to my fantasy adventure. Anyone who starts reading these intriguing, creative and beautifully written books will just be more captivating the more they read. The characters are so interesting it's hard to stop reading. Hope everyone enjoys them as much as I do!
Good book but...
Don't get me wrong this book was great I loved the beginning and middle. I hated the end though. It was predictable. Alina battles the darkling, wins and Saunters into the sunset with mal. I was hoping for something a little different than the other teen fiction books I normally read. You spent the whole time putting this connection between aleksander ( the darkling ) and you just destroyed it in the end. I thought maybe Alina would join the darkling or even change him. I was just hoping for something that wasn't so predictable ugh! Loved your whole series and everything about it except the ending of this book....