Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price—and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can’t pull it off alone…
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
Kaz’s crew are the only ones who might stand between the world and destruction—if they don’t kill each other first.
Author: Leigh Bardugo
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
Source : Socialbookco (harcover)
I often hear people gushing and talking about the amazing Six of Crows, saying that the ending was so unexpected and that it’s so great. Well, they weren’t kidding! Six of Crows is wholly original and filled with twists and turns that will make you wanting more! I was literally on the edge of my seat, flipping and flipping pages, helplessly looking to find out what will happen. Now what is this great book about anyway?
Six of Crows is a fantastic book that takes readers to a magical and dangerous world. There are six main characters but five perspectives that the author uses to tell her suspenseful story. The characters: Kaz, the leader and head schemer;Ineji, the wraith; Jesper, the amazing sharper shooter; Nina, the heartrender (which is someone who had the ability to alter the rate of the heart); Matthias and Wylan. The story starts when Kaz is given an impossible assignment (not spoiling it). And this leads Kaz to choose his companions, Ineji, Jesper, Nina, Matthias and Wylan. Then *poof* the story begins!
This book is wonderful! Also, just to let you know, you don’t need to read the previous books to understand this standalone dulogy. The story is super fast paced and is like a labyrinth! The author also loves to tease her reader! There is little to no romance. I feel like she is constantly teasing me, writing lines like:
“Stay,” she panted. Tears leaked from her eyes.”Stay till the end.”
“And after,” he said. “And always.”
Ugh! I need more! On the other hand, I would say that the chemistry is very natural and not forced. I can’t wait to start book 2! Also, there is a cliffhanger. Boy, this is so frustrating!
If you are looking for a simple read, DO NOT READ THIS BOOK! This book requires your full attention, or you will miss the plot. The story is very complicated and deep. Each character has a back story, so if you want to fully comprehend the story, please read with full attention. This book will also bring out so many emotions. (you might even cry:)
My favorite character would be Nina! She is SO cool and kind. I love her relationship with Matthias. Matthias is awesome! He is such an interesting character. He is so heartbroken and loveable. I love his perspectives! He has a lot of emotions bottled up, and so it was nice to see him change and develop. For those of you who’ve read this, whose your favorite?
My only complaint about the book is the beginning. It was relatively slow. But the reader does need to get use to the setting and characters. So the different perspectives were definitely helpful. I love all the perspectives so much!
Would I recommend it? Yes, totally. This book is phenomenal Six of Crows is filled with heist and cool magic. At first, I was afraid that the back and forth of characters would be confusing, but I was wrong. The author has a way to make it work. For those who haven’t read it, please read it. You will fall in love! If you are interested in getting a copy, Socialbookco helps readers find the lowest prices of books. Thank you Socialbookco for giving me the opportunity to read this lovely book!
One of my favorite lines to end my review:
“Many boys will bring you flowers. But someday you’ll meet a boy who will learn your favorite flower, your favorite song, your favorite sweet. And even if he is too poor to give you any of them, it won’t matter because he will have taken the time to know you as no one else does. Only that boy earns your heart.”