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Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo: 250+ Book Giveaway (USA)

Saturday, March 1, 2014

The Shadow Fold, a swathe of impenetrable darkness, crawling with monsters that feast on human flesh, is slowly destroying the once-great nation of Ravka.

Alina, a pale, lonely orphan, discovers a unique power that thrusts her into the lavish world of the kingdom’s magical elite—the Grisha. Could she be the key to unravelling the dark fabric of the Shadow Fold and setting Ravka free?

The Darkling, a creature of seductive charm and terrifying power, leader of the Grisha. If Alina is to fulfill her destiny, she must discover how to unlock her gift and face up to her dangerous attraction to him.

But what of Mal, Alina’s childhood best friend? As Alina contemplates her dazzling new future, why can’t she ever quite forget him?

Glorious. Epic. Irresistible. Romance.

Author Bio/Links:

Julie lives in North Texas with her husband who loves her, her dog who adores her, and her cat who tolerates her. When she's not writing or trying to catch stray cats, she works at an academic library. Side Effects May Vary is Julie's debut novel.

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  1. erin said...:

    this books sounds awesome!! Thanks for sharing :)

  1. Isabel C said...:

    I loved this book! It's so original, with a mix of a book like Graceling and imperial Russia!

  1. I loved this book and would love to own it. The whole setting and plot were amazing.

  1. bn100 said...:

    the premise sounds interesting

  1. I am excited to see why and how a young girl will be able to defeat the terrible thing that takes so many lives and if the get released if he gets defeated

  1. I really like the premise for this book. I also love that it's a fantasy.

  1. I'm excited to read more about the character Alina. Thanks for having the giveaway.

  1. Erika said...:

    I've heard so many great things about this book especially the world building. Thanks for the chance to win it! I look forward to reading it!

  1. magic, monsters, mystery - love it all. crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

  1. Fantasy? Romance? Magic? I can't choose just one reason I've been wanting to read this book for what seems forever.

  1. Daniel M said...:

    always like anything paranormal! - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

  1. Shadow and Bone sounds amazing!!

  1. Cindi said...:

    I'm a cover junkie so I'm excited to read this book because the gray, black and red theme with simplistic outlines really appeals to me. Also, I love paranormal stories:)

  1. Jillyn said...:

    I'm eager to read this because so many bloggers have sung its praises, and I want to get in on the action for myself.

    Thanks for the chance to win.

  1. I've heard a lot of positive feedbacks about this book.
    It's so sad I can't enter. But good luck guys!

  1. Mel Lai said...:

    I've heard so many good things about this book!

  1. I've heard so many great things about this book that I just can't wait to read it! :)

  1. Makaela T said...:

    I am currently reading this one. The writing is excellent!

  1. Ashly said...:

    The darkness, magic, the characters, romance, leader of the grisha. EVERYTHING

  1. JanisKay said...:

    Everything really lol. It sounds action-packed and I can't wait to finally read it :)

    Thank you for this beyond amazing giveaway!

  1. JanisKay said...:

    Everything really lol. It sounds action-packed and I can't wait to finally read it :)

    Thank you so much for this amazing giveaway!

  1. I've just heard great things about it!

  1. Alyn Yang said...:

    I've heard a lot of great things about this book!

  1. I've heard so many good things about this book and it's been on my list for awhile. Thanks for the chance!

  1. Ash36 said...:

    I borrowed this book from the library and I loved it!!! Team Darkling.