Author: Leigh Bardugo
Publisher: Henry Holt
Price: $18.99 (Hardcover)
Genre: High Fantasy, "Ocean's Eleven"
Year: 2015 Amazon Link: click here BACK OF THE BOOK
WHAT IS IT ABOUT? This book is about the six outcasts Kaz, Inej, Nina, Matthias, Jesper and Wylan. They get together to master one impossible heist to gain a huge sum of money. Each of these characters has their individual depths and layers, which get discovered throughout the story. They are all very complex, very diverse, but somehow manage to act surprisingly well together. Among them are two POCs (people of colour) and two queer characters. Their plan is to break into the most secure prison in their world and to get safely out of their with a prisoner. They should free this specific prisoner because he is the inventor of a special drug that causes extreme damage to the Grisha. The Grisha have magic and are seen as abhuman and monstrous by some. This drug can do unim…