As the Shadow Rises by Katy Rose Pool

As the Shadow Rises

The Age of Darkness #2

Katy Rose Pool

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous mysterious fast-paced

496 pages | first published 2020


Six of Crows meets Graceling with a dash of Winter is Coming in this second installment of the action-packed and swoon-worthy Age of Darkness series!The Last Prophet has been found, yet he sees destruction ahead.In this sequel to the critically-ac...
Browse similar books...


Content Warnings

Submitted by users as part of their reviews

Expand filter menu View summary

See all...

Community Reviews

summary of 157 ratings (see reviews)


adventurous 93%
dark 46%
tense 43%
emotional 33%
mysterious 33%
hopeful 20%
challenging 16%
funny 16%
inspiring 10%
lighthearted 6%
sad 6%
informative 3%
relaxing 3%


medium 54%
fast 41%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 87% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 7%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 89% | No: 10%

Average rating