Set in a world of military intrigue, assassins and thieves, “Siege and Storm” is the story of Alina Starkov, a young girl who has spent her entire life living in one remote village. Desperate to see more of the world, she accepts an offer to be a junior mapmaker for the army – only to find herself on an epic journey across war-torn lands. Now alight with magic and surrounded by powerful allies and enemies alike, Alina will discover her true potential as she unlocks secrets about herself that even she could not have imagined.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for young adults who enjoy reading about intense action and adventure.
- The characters are very well developed.
- The plot is unpredictable.
- It’s a great read for anyone who enjoys fantasy novels.
- The author’s last name is difficult to spell
- The book might be challenging for younger readers because of the violence and war themes
- It has a sequel
Learn more about the author
Leigh Bardugo was born in Jerusalem, grew up in Los Angeles, and graduated from Yale University. She is the author of “Shadow and Bone” (Scholastic Press) and its sequels, “Siege and Storm”and “Ruin and Rising.” Her novels are being translated into more than thirty languages.
“I’m not exaggerating when I say that this book was a total page-turner for me. “
“Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo was so amazing! I have never read anything like it. It is full of suspense, mystery and magic.”
“Siege and Storm is an amazing sequel that will leave you breathless. Leigh Bardugo does a spectacular job at continuing the story while keeping all of the important plot points in check. Alina’s character development is astounding, and her relationships with Mal and Darkling are electric.”
“If you loved Harry Potter, then I think that you’ll love Siege and Storm as well. Leigh Bardugo has an amazing writing style which will keep you hooked until the very end.”