It’s time for another 5 Star Giveaway! This is something I am doing all year long. And hopefully next year. And the year after that. Every book I award a 5 star rating to on this blog is getting a giveaway. I don’t give this rating away easily so it has to be a book that really blew me away and covered all of my writing bases. So far this year, I have given away Five Flavors of Dumb, Behind the Beautiful Forevers, Shadows on the Moon, Inhale, and now I am giving away Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo! This is a brand spanking new YA book. I read it as an ARC and I fell in love with its unique fantasy world and characters. It’s not a perfect book, but it IS a special book. And I want one of my lovely readers to win a copy. Check the blurb below for more information.
Blurb: 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.
Alina Starkov has never been good at anything. But when her regiment is attacked on the Fold and her best friend is brutally injured, Alina reveals a dormant power that saves his life—a power that could be the key to setting her war-ravaged country free. Wrenched from everything she knows, Alina is whisked away to the royal court to be trained as a member of the Grisha, the magical elite led by the mysterious Darkling.
Yet nothing in this lavish world is what it seems. With darkness looming and an entire kingdom depending on her untamed power, Alina will have to confront the secrets of the Grisha…and the secrets of her heart.
This giveaway is International. If you are in the US or Canada, I will be shipping from Amazon. If you are international, I will be shipping from The Book Depository. This giveaway is for a hardback copy of Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo. You can read the synopsis and other reviews on Goodreads here. Enter using the Rafflecopter form below. Contest will end on 6/10/12.