Pony Express Book of the Week: ‘Six of Crows’ by Leigh Bardugo

Taking place in the Grishaverse, Six of Crows follows six main characters. Kaz, a thief with a cunning mind and a vendetta against someone who did him a wrong, Inej, a spy who can get anywhere undetected, stolen away from her family two years prior Jesper, a sharpshooter with a gambling problem, who had come from home to attend a university, Nina, a witch with special powers who got caught with her enemy, Matthias, a soldier recently out of prison for a crime he didn’t commit, and Wylan, a runaway who became a participant in the journey. Together, this unlikely gang of teens with dark pasts attempt to break into a heavily fortified prison in another country. Hired by a wealthy Merchant for 30 million dollars, they have to break out a man with knowledge that could destroy an entire country. Facing problems and ghosts from the past, this heist is the wildest one to ever be attempted.

Review: ★★★★★

This book is perfect for anyone seeking to go on a journey with intricate characters. Suspense, guesswork, and surprises are woven very well into this certainly unique story.

Mia Nettz.
Leigh Bardugo’s book cover features a crow’s wing, which is the symbol of the characters in the book and the edges of the wing form buildings of the city it takes place in.

Author: Mia Nettz

She is a reporter for the San Marin Pony Express.

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