Six of Crows (My favorite Oceans 11) | Book Review

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By: Leigh Bardugo

Six of Crows #1 | 462 Pages | Pub. 2015

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Six of Crows at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★
  • Heroines: Sassy pants & secret ninja warrior
  • Dude: Why won’t he love us???
  • Excitement: Thank god for the Heartrender!
  • Brutality: Oh, those were your friends? This is awkward...

Pairs Well With:

Something from Black Raven Brewery

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Ruin & Rising | Book Review

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By: Leigh Bardugo

The Shadow and Bone Trilogy #3 | 422 Pages | Pub. 2014

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Ruin & Rising at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★
  • Heroine: Why is she in charge of anything?
  • Dude: He deserves better. #teammal
  • Steaminess: The glass windows fogged a touch
  • Brutality: Ripped apart by bird-things

Pairs Well With

Fireball

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Siege & Storm | Book Review

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By: Leigh Bardugo

Grisha #2 | 435 Pages | Pub. 2013

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Siege and Storm at a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★
  • Heroine: Needs a vacation
  • Dude: What a bro
  • Emotional: The angst is real
  • Brutality: Torn apart by birds

Pairs Well With

Liquid Sunshine

  • 3 oz. coconut rum
  • 1.5 oz. peach schnapps
  • 1/3 c. orange juice
  • 1/3 c. pineapple juice
  • Splash of grenadine

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Shadow and Bone (Yep, We’ve Joined the Bardugo Fanclub) | Book Review

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By: Leigh Bardugo

#1 in The Grisha Trilogy | 358 Pages | Pub. 2012

 

Shadow and Bone At a Glance

  • Overall Rating: ★★★★★
  • Heroine: We need a self-esteem injection pronto
  • Dude: Basically Freddie Prinze Jr. in She’s All That
  • Brutality: Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds comes to life
  • Steaminess: Well I’m avoiding dark rooms from now on

Pairs Well With

The Darkling

  • 2.5 oz chocolate liqueur
  • 1 oz vodka
  • 1 oz half and half

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