Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

Ruin and Rising

Shadow and Bone #3

Leigh Bardugo

384 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous mysterious fast-paced

Description

Now Alina's story reaches its incredible conclusion. The capital has fallen. The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne. Alina will have to forge new alliances and put aside old rivalries as she and Mal race to find the last of Morozova's amp...

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Community Reviews Summary of 73,623 reviews

Moods

adventurous 95%
emotional 59%
dark 56%
tense 41%
mysterious 27%
sad 23%
hopeful 19%
challenging 17%
funny 13%
inspiring 7%
reflective 5%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 56%
fast 36%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 59% | Plot: 31% | Character: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 56% | No: 22% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 62% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 13% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.93

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