Shadow and bone / Leigh Bardugo.

By: Bardugo, LeighMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Bardugo, Leigh. Grisha trilogy: bk. 1.Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2012Edition: 1st edDescription: 358 pages : map ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780805094596; 0805094598; 9781250027436; 1250027438; 9781451796148; 1451796145Subject(s): Good vs evil -- Juvenile fiction | Good vs evil | Magic -- Juvenile fiction | Ability -- Juvenile fiction | Monsters -- Juvenile fiction | Orphans -- Juvenile fiction | Imaginary wars and battles -- Juvenile fiction | Fantasy | Magic -- Fiction | Ability -- Fiction | Monsters -- Fiction | Orphans -- Fiction | YOUNG ADULT FICTION -- Fairy Tales & Folklore | YOUNG ADULT FICTION -- Fantasy | Ability | Imaginary wars and battles | Magic | Monsters | Orphans | Magic -- Fiction | Ability -- Fiction | Monsters -- Fiction | Orphans -- Fiction | Texas Lone Star Book Award Winner (2013.) | Fantasy | Orphans -- Fiction | Monsters -- Fiction | Magic -- FictionGenre/Form: Texas Lone Star Reading List, 2013-2014. | Tayshas Reading List, 2013. | Young adult fiction. | Fantasy fiction. | Fantasy fiction. | Fiction. | Juvenile works. | Young adult works. | Fantasy fiction. | Fantasy fiction. | Young adult fiction.DDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PZ7.B25024 | Sh 2012Summary: 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.
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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.

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Gr 7 Up-Orphaned from the Border Wars, Alina was raised by strangers with her only friend, Mal. Drafted into the army of war-torn Rafka, the pair joins their regiment on a dangerous mission into the Fold, a place where darkness reigns and nobody survives the attacks of its native, nightmarish creatures. When the two friends are attacked, Alina inadvertently summons her dormant magical powers to save her regiment. She is ripped from everything she knows and sent to be trained as a Grisha in the court of the Darkling, the most powerful magic wielder. Cut off from contact with Mal, Alina has a hard time learning to use her power. When she discovers the Darkling's plan to enslave her in order to destroy all who oppose him, she must figure out a way to stop him and find her way back to Mal. Will she learn to wield her power and save Rafka before it's too late? Narrator Amanda Dolan masterfully brings Alina's world of magic and monsters to life. Bardugo's well-developed characters in this debut novel (Holt, 2012) are enhanced by the narrator's unique voices and intonations. The transitions between action and suspense are incredible, and listeners will be totally engrossed. The twists throughout this unique plot are expertly handled by both author and narrator and keep listeners guessing. For fans of dark fantasy, adventure, suspense, and magic.-Kira Moody, Whitmore Public Library, Salt Lake City, UT (c) Copyright 2013. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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Leigh Bardugo was born in Jerusalem, Israel. She graduated from Yale University. Before becoming an author, she worked in advertising, journalism, and most recently, as a makeup and special effects artist in Hollywood. She is the author of The Grisha Trilogy and the Six of Crows Series. The second book of the Six of Crows Series, Crooked Kingdom, became a New York Times bestseller in 2016.

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