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Bouře a vzdor

(The Shadow and Bone Trilogy #2)

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Na Alinu Starkovou se žene divoká bouře. Čeká ji vnitřní boj. Vyjde z něj jako vítěz, nebo jako poražený? Druhý díl světového bestselleru!

Z Aliny Starkové se stala světlonoška. Jenže cena, kterou za to platí, je vysoká. Temnyj je víc než kdy předtím odhodlaný využít jejích schopností k získání trůnu. Alina se snaží jeho nástrahám vzdorovat, přesto se do nich zaplétá a vzda
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Hardcover, 384 pages
Published October 5th 2017 by Fragment (first published June 4th 2013)
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⋯Kaylee Pratt⋯ Alina + Darkling = abusive (?) relationship
Aline + Mal = mope-fest
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Alina + Nikolai forever
Nicole I don't think so, I was not really fond of the first one and the second one went downhill for me. After the first book I was actually giving up on the…moreI don't think so, I was not really fond of the first one and the second one went downhill for me. After the first book I was actually giving up on the trilogy, but I made the stupid decision of buying the three of them together, so I felt like it was a waste of money to give up this early and the least I could do was read. Not worth it. Now it looks like a waste of money and time!

I was hoping her heart would be a little more decided in this one...Uh-uh not happening. The book itself was just a bunch of indecision and worthless happenings. About the action... Well, there was much more but in some specific moments. VERY SPECIFIC.
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Jesse (JesseTheReader)
This was loads better than the first book. I loved the new characters that were introduced & I'm digging the direction the plot is going in. I'm interested to see what happens in the final book in this trilogy!
Katerina
Dec 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy
Yup, I'm still insanely in love with the Darkling. I'm going to burn in Hell. Or rule the world with him as his Queen of Darkness, whatever comes first.


“I know the truth in your heart. The loneliness. The growing knowledge of your own difference. The ache of it.”

Alina tried to deny it, the connection and the similarities with him, but she could't hide from the truth. Her purpose seemed clear; rebuild the Second Army, defeat the Darkling, destroy the Fold, free Ravka, find the third amplifier
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Emma Giordano
Jan 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audiobooks
5 stars!

I really loved Siege & Storm! I had not delved into the Grishaverse Trilogy since reading book one in 2015, and I am saddened that it took me so long to go back to this amazing world!

I definitely struggled with the beginning of this book, but I feel it is a reflection of myself instead of the quality of the book. I’ve realized that jumping into sequels of books I haven’t read in years via audiobook is a habit I should break as I don’t retain much from the beginning on the story, but
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Emily May

This rating might come as a surprise after I was so excited to get reacquainted with the Darkling in my early status update. However, if it hadn't been for the scenes with the Darkling, this book would have probably only received one star - it's only his characterisation, his different layers and, let's face it, his sexiness that convinced me to rate this at two stars. Maybe I could stretch to 2.5 if I close my eyes and picture the Darkling like this:



I usually approach the sequels to three star
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Kiki
The Good:
1. Alina and her inner dark anti-hero
2. Nikolai
3. Nikolai's face
4. Nikolai's clothes
5. Everything Nikolai said
6. Everything Nikolai did
7. The last 10%, in which some stuff actually happened

The Bad:
1. Mal
2. Mal, cause I seriously hate that asshole
3. The confusing and vague nature of Alina's powers
4: MAL

The Ugly:
1. How oddly fixated I am with this strange series and how invested I am in it despite lukewarm pacing and plotting and holes in the worldbuilding


All I want from the next book is
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Virginia Ronan ♥ Herondale ♥
”You know the problem with heroes and saints, Nikolai?” I asked as I closed the book’s cover and headed for the door. “They always end up dead.”

Do you know the song “One to Make Her Happy” from Marque? No? That’s unfortunate, because while I read this book I had a horrible earworm and couldn’t get it out of my head. I was basically humming it the entire time and decided to change the name from Daisy to Alina. I’m sure by now you’re curious about the lyrics and I’m happy to oblige:

“One to make he
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Steph Sinclair
I always go into a second book in a series with fears that it will have the dreaded "Second Book Syndrome". I worry that the characters will regress, the plot will stall and surmount to overall ridiculousness, and in the end, become boring and lathered in disappointment. So even though The Grisha series is a new favorite for me, I still had these concerns. You cannot even imagine my glee when I discovered Siege and Storm did NOT suffer from any of these things. On the contrary, it was even bette ...more
Catriona (LittleBookOwl)
I didn't enjoy this quite as much as the first book, and I think it's partly because of my dislike for Mal, and partly because I found the moments between the high action points to be too slow/dull for my taste.

My favourite thing about this book was some of the new characters we meet, especially Sturmhond! I was also a little sad we didn't see quite as much of the Darkling, he is such an interesting character.
Elise (TheBookishActress)
how can this book have been so much better than book one and yet still not good
“You just punched a prince, Alina. I guess we can add one more act of treason to our list.”
I shook out my sore hand. My knuckles smarted. “First of all, are we so sure he really is a prince? And second, you’re just jealous.”
“Of course I’m jealous. I thought I was going to get to punch him. That isn’t the point.”

2 1/2 stars, again. Again, very mixed feelings, so I’m going to start by talking about why this book is
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Cait • A Page with a View
I was worried about rereading this book in case it wasn't as wonderful as I remembered... most of my early favorite YA books have turned out to be something I might not give an enthusiastic 5 stars to if I found them today. But this story was somehow EVEN BETTER than I remember.

The world is incredible, but I think it's the precious characters that make this series such a favorite. I don't know how Leigh Bardugo managed to turn a side character into an incredibly well-developed, complex, hilario
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Wendy Darling
Our Conversation with Leigh Bardugo is up, along with an opportunity to win our Siege and Storm ARC!

4.5 stars Siege and Storm is an exquisite jewel of a book. The second installment in Leigh Bardugo's Grisha Trilogy is full of adventure and magic--and in my view, it's even better than Shadow and Bone.

There are flying ships. A thrilling, poignant scene with a magnificent white ice dragon. A whirling, frenzied volcra attack in the night. A sobering ride through the city of Novokribirsk, where name
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Brittney ~ Reverie and Ink
Holy freaking crap.

You know when a book is so good... so captivating.. that you cannot find the words to even give it a worthy review? Even now, I find myself without many words to express how much I love this series.

So I'm just going to leave you with a few reasons this book is totally legit.

1. PIRATES. Snarky ones.
2. STEAMPUNK STEAMPUNK STEAMPUNK!!!!
3. BADASS MAGIC
4. YES, this book is much darker than the first.
5. Mind games. Crazy ones. The struggle is real [and swoon worthy]
6. Alina's cha
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Val Shameless ⚓️ Steamy Reads ⚓️
DNF @ 40%

Annnnnnd, I'm gonna wave the white flag here, peeps.

Despite having already read book one...

Despite having ALL three books physically on my shelf...

Despite those books being guarded by my beloved John Wick Funko POP...

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I must bid adieu and part with said technicolor beauties.

Because BORED.
And because life is too short and my shelves too full.

Oh well.
Onward!

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Chelsea Humphrey
Now listen here, I'm still on board with the series but about 70% of this book was SLLLLLOOOOOOWWWWWWWW........

*super minor spoilers

While this was definitely an informative middle chapter to the trilogy, I can't help but be slightly disappointed that there just wasn't more. I found myself really excited in the final chapters with the sudden blaze of action, but couldn't help feeling like Bardugo saved all the fun stuff for the end in an attempt to make sure no one gave up on the series mid way.
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Kat Kennedy
Sequels are really hard to write reviews for. Mostly because people don’t want to read them for fear of spoilers, but keeping them spoiler free makes it difficult to properly discuss the book. So now I’m going to have to do this review in code.

In Siege and Storm Alina and Mal are on the run from the Darkling. They meet Pumpkin who has the ability to help Alina defeat the Darkling. Problem is, Mal and Pumpkin don’t get on at all. Also, the Darkling can now line dance which adds a level of complic
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Mitch
Jun 04, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I think I might’ve been the only person who had one foot in each of the ‘Shadow and Bone is awesome’ and ‘Shadow and Bone is mediocre’ camps. Siege and Storm was supposed to be the book that made up my mind, but instead, I'm completely split... I truly do see why so many friends have raved about Leigh Bardugo's series - a part of me absolutely feels the same way - yet at the same time, another part, maybe a bigger part, has so many issues with the story I also have half a mind to angrily reject ...more
~Poppy~
Jun 18, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
“I have loved you all my life, Mal," I whispered through my tears. "There is no end to our story.”


“Why won’t you leave me alone?” I whispered one night as he hovered behind me while I tried to work at my desk.
Long minutes passed. I didn’t think he would answer. I even had time to hope he might have gone, until I felt his hand on my shoulder.
“Then I’d be alone, too," he said, and he stayed the whole night through, till the lamps burned down to nothing.”



I really liked it but few chapter in the mi
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Grace (BURTSBOOKS)
3.5 stars.

Hello. Considering this is a sequel I’m just gonna jump into my thoughts… beware spoilers ahead that I’m not tagging because literally anything I write in this review is going to be in some way or another a spoiler. (If you want a synopsis or actual coherent thoughts check out my review of Shadow and Bone)

While reading the first book of this trilogy(Shadow and Bone) I was always entertained but I had a big problem getting into the world and the book and just being invested in what was
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Brianna
Oct 26, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy, young-adult
Alright, it’s happened: I’ve officially become invested in the Grishaverse. And it’s all thanks to this book.

After being vaguely disappointed by Shadow and Bone, I tried to keep my expectations low as I continued on with the sequel. I guess there was no need for that because, oh boy, was this GOOD. It surpassed the first book in so many ways and I’m kind of in shock by how much more I loved this? I had no idea that Leigh Bardugo was about to defeat second book syndrome but she definitely just d
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Charlotte May
“There are no others like us, Alina. And there never will be.”

3.5 ⭐

Though I am enjoying this series, I’m not finding them to be as amazing as all the hype makes them seem.
Alina has taken her place as the leader of the 2nd army, and preparations are under way to go to war against The Darkling.
Meanwhile, Mal is feeling less and less useful, and constantly jealous of other men who speak to Alina. This girl is supposedly ‘plain looking’ yet at one point she has 4 different men after her?! Like s
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Emily (Books with Emily Fox)
The first book was a surprise for me - I had low expectations as I was basically reading this trilogy to read the Six of Crows duology.

I was excited to continue and this book fell short. 4 guys, 1 "oh so plain" girl... you get it.

I still love the magic system and the world and I'm hoping things will get better in the third book!
Kaylin (The Re-Read Queen)
3ish Stars

Overview:


This is really hard to rate, because I really liked some parts, and really disliked others. Like Mal.

I really enjoyed the first book, but this series can go in two directions and I’m not sure I like one of them.

In the first novel, Alina constantly called herself a scrawny, 'useless' orphan girl. She had some major self-confidence problems, and her unrequited feelings for the golden-boy (Mal) didn’t help. But then she discovered her powers, met The Darkling and just came int
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Bentley ★ Bookbastion.net
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Shadow and Bone: ★★★★★
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This might be the biggest let down of the year for me right now.


As good as the first book was, and as much as I was looking forward to the sequel, I just wasn't feeling it. If you'll forgive me for being a bit blunt, because I hate to say it, but a fair chunk of this aside from the beginning and end was straight up boring. Plot movement is almost totally sacrificed in favor of propping up events that are s
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Sana
This book was such a massive disappointment, considering I actually really enjoyed the first book. Half of the time reading this book was me pissed-fucking-off and filled with all bullshit in the world I can't fucking even. Also, there are going to be spoilers ahead for this book. You have been warned.

Bullshit #1: Mal. Ew.

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What an annoying little mother fucker. You should probably know by now I fucking hate this guy more than anything in the world. WHY IS HE EVEN A PART OF THIS SERIES? Ugh he p
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Darth J
Jan 15, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: series
It starts with pirates.

There's an unconventional dragon.

Alina realizes that she must find a certain 3 amplifiers to defeat the Darkling.

With 2 amplifiers so far, her powers are heightened.

And a climactic battle at the palace ensues.


My other reviews for The Grisha series:
Shadow and Bone
Ruin and Rising
Six of Crows
Ida
Jul 16, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy
3.5 stars, but rounded up because of one glorious moment close to the end.

 
Because darkness never dies

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Putting this book on hold for close to two months was probably a mistake.
It was so hard to get back into it, and it just made the middle section drag out for what felt like an eternity.
Azrah
Dec 03, 2018 is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2018
Well I guess I'm about to find out who that NIKOLAI dude is that EVERYONE keeps telling me about.
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“Watch yourself, Nikolai,” Mal said softly. “Princes bleed just like other men.”

Nikolai plucked an invisible piece of dust from his sleeve. “Yes,” he said. “They just do it in better clothes.”




I'd like to say Siege and Storm's higher rating is because of the better writing and Alina's exploration of her dark side, but who am I kidding? They're for Nikolai, aka Prince Perfect, aka "sweetheart or handsome", aka Thief of Whatever's Left of My Heart After Kaz Fucking Brekker Raided It.

He's the per
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♥ Becky  22
!! This review contains (huge) spoilers for Shadow & Bone (The Grisha #1) !!

Shadow & Bone is one of my favorite books ever, and I couldn’t wait to read Siege & Storm. And, guess what? I wasn’t disappointed at all.
This book was fantastic.

Surprise, surprise, the Darkling survived the attack in the Shadow Fold. I knew it. (But then, who didn’t?) Darkness never dies. (Don't you just love that tagline?)



I’ll admit it: I love the Darkling. Way more than I like Mal. (Sorry, Mal.)
Unfortu
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Mary ~Ravager of Tomes~
Actual Rating: 2.5 Stars

*CAUTION: SOME SWEARING BECAUSE I'M KINDA ANGRY*

ALSO THERE MAY BE MILD SPOILERS FROM BOOK 1, I TRIED TO TAG THEM! YOU'VE BEEN WARNED!

The reason I'm giving this a 2.5 stars is because I really enjoyed some of the characterization present here. I really don't care about what's going on with the central plot, unfortunately. I think Bardugo did a better job fleshing out her world in this installment, and when I say that I mean the locations mentioned and the political atmosph
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The Shadow and Bone Trilogy (3 books)
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