Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Shadow and Bone

Shadow and Bone #1

Leigh Bardugo

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous dark fast-paced

356 pages | first published 2012

Description

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. ...
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Moods

adventurous 95%
dark 46%
mysterious 42%
tense 31%
emotional 26%
hopeful 8%
challenging 6%
funny 6%
lighthearted 5%
inspiring 3%
sad 3%
reflective 1%
relaxing 1%
informative 0%

Pace

fast 50%
medium 44%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 54% | Plot: 31% | Character: 14% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 19% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 13% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 51% | Yes: 25% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 17% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.79