Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

Ruin and Rising

Grishaverse #3

Leigh Bardugo

480 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous dark emotional medium-paced

Description

The capital has fallen. The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne. Now the nation's fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the shattered remnants of a once-great magical army. Deep in an ancient network of tunn...

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Moods

adventurous 95%
emotional 61%
dark 56%
tense 43%
mysterious 27%
sad 24%
hopeful 20%
challenging 18%
funny 13%
inspiring 7%
reflective 6%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 58%
fast 34%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Plot: 30% | Character: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 59% | No: 21% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

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

Average rating

3.92

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