Review: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo


Rating: ☆☆☆☆☆
Title: Six of Crows
Author: Leigh Bardugo
Series: Six of Crows #1
Genre: Fantasy
Audience: Young Adult
Format: Audiobook
Narrators: Jay Snyder, Brandon Rubin, Fred Berman, Lauren Fortgang, Roger Clark, Elizabeth Evans, Tristan Morris
Length: 15 hours (465 pages)
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company; Audible
Release Date: September 29, 2015
Source: Personal collection
Recommended for fans of: Shadow & Bone, heists
Content Warnings: sexual harassment, sexual assault


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 is the only thing that might stand between the world and destruction—if they don’t kill each other first.


This was my third time reading this book, and I love this crew more and more each time I read it. The Crows are my bbs.

This book starts off a bit slow slow as the characters, setting, and conflict are introduced, but once the story takes off I AM HOOKED! If you are struggling to get into the book, please give it about 100-150 pages before you set it aside.

The story is so clever and always keeps me guessing. I cannot recommend this duology enough.

Author: Caroline | Carolibrary

Hello! I’m Caroline! I am a teacher, a book lover, and a nerd. My passions include reading, writing, bookstagram, barre & yoga, baking, binging TV shows, and Star Wars. I love stories in all formats because they can transport you to a different world while helping you understand the world around you. I have always found books to be a particularly magical source of imagination.

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