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Leigh Bardugo

Biography

Leigh Bardugo

Leigh Bardugo is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of fantasy novels and the creator of the Grishaverse. With over three million copies sold worldwide, her Grishaverse spans the Shadow and Bone Trilogy, the Six of Crows Duology, The Language of Thorns and King of Scars --- with more to come. Her short stories can be found in multiple anthologies, including The Best of Tor.com and The Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy. Her other works include WONDER WOMAN: WARBRINGER and her adult debut, NINTH HOUSE. Leigh was born in Jerusalem, grew up in Southern California, and graduated from Yale University. These days she lives and writes in Los Angeles.

Leigh Bardugo

Books by Leigh Bardugo

by Leigh Bardugo - Coming of Age, Fiction, Mystery, Superhero , Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

Diana longs to prove herself to her legendary warrior sisters. But when the opportunity finally comes, she throws away her chance at glory and breaks Amazon law to save a mere mortal. Even worse, Alia Keralis is no ordinary girl and with this single brave act, Diana may have doomed the world. Alia is a Warbringer, a direct descendant of the infamous Helen of Troy, fated to bring about an age of bloodshed and misery. Together, Diana and Alia will face an army of enemies in hopes of saving both their worlds against the tides of war.

by Leigh Bardugo - Crafts & Hobbies, Diary, Essays, Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Find the magic in your life with this year-long journal. On every page you will find an introspective question to respond to, or an evocative quotation from the novels of the Grishaverse --- a magical world created by bestselling author Leigh Bardugo. Open your windows to the moon, write down what each prompt or quote conjures in your mind and let this journal guide you through 365 days of magical self reflection. This gorgeously designed journal includes foil accents and a ribbon bookmark.

by Leigh Bardugo - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 13+

No one knows what Nikolai endured in his country’s bloody civil war --- and he intends to keep it that way. As enemies gather at his weakened borders, he must find a way to refill Ravka’s coffers, forge new alliances and stop a rising threat to the once-great Grisha Army. Yet with every day a dark magic within him grows stronger. With the help of a young monk and a legendary Grisha Squaller, Nikolai will journey to the places in Ravka where the deepest magic survives to vanquish the terrible legacy inside him. But some secrets aren’t meant to stay buried --- and some wounds aren’t meant to heal.

by Leigh Bardugo - Fantasy, Fiction, Mystery, Supernatural, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 14+

Kaz Brekker and his crew have just pulled off a heist so daring even they didn’t think they’d survive, but instead of divvying up the reward, they’re fighting for their lives. Double-crossed and badly weakened, old rivals and new enemies emerge to challenge Kaz’s cunning and test the team’s fragile loyalties. A battle for revenge and redemption will be waged on the city’s streets that will decide the fate of the Grisha world.

by Leigh Bardugo - Fantasy, Youth Fiction
A convict with a thirst for revenge. A sharpshooter who can't walk away from a wager. A runaway with a privileged past. A spy known as the Wraith. A Heartrender using her magic to survive the slums. A thief with a gift for unlikely escapes. Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist. 
by Leigh Bardugo and Sara Kipin - Fantasy, Fiction, Short Stories, Young Adult 12+

Travel to a world of dark bargains struck by moonlight, of haunted towns and hungry woods, of talking beasts and gingerbread golems, where a young mermaid's voice can summon deadly storms and where a river might do a lovestruck boy's bidding but only for a terrible price. Perfect for new readers and dedicated fans, the tales in THE LANGUAGE OF THORNS will transport you to lands both familiar and strange --- to a fully realized world of dangerous magic that millions have visited through the novels of the Grishaverse.

by Leigh Bardugo - Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction
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 an army. Alina must submit to the dubious protection of those who worship her.  But as she begins to unravel the Darkling's secrets, she reveals a past that will forever alter her understanding.
by Leigh Bardugo - Fantasy, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

The Darkling has emerged from the Shadow Fold with a new power and a dangerous plan. Alina returns to the country she abandoned, determined to fight the forces against Ravka. But as her power grows, Alina slips deeper into the Darkling's game of forbidden magic and farther away from Mal. Somehow, she'll have to choose between her country, her power and the love she always thought would guide her.

by Leigh Bardugo - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 12+

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.