Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

Ruin and Rising

Shadow and Bone #3

Leigh Bardugo

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous mysterious fast-paced

480 pages | first published 2014

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 58%
dark 55%
tense 40%
mysterious 26%
sad 23%
hopeful 19%
challenging 16%
funny 13%
inspiring 6%
reflective 5%
lighthearted 2%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 56%
fast 37%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Plot: 31% | Character: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 52% | No: 24% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 63% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 13% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.93