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Winterkeep

(Graceling Realm #4)

4.20  ·  Rating details ·  130 ratings  ·  120 reviews
Something is rotten in the heart of Winterkeep...

Four years after Bitterblue left off, a new land has been discovered to the east: Torla; and the closest nation to Monsea is Winterkeep. Winterkeep is a land of miracles, a democratic republic run by people who like each other, where people speak to telepathic sea creatures, adopt telepathic foxes as pets, and fly across the
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Hardcover, 528 pages
Expected publication: January 19th 2021 by Dial Books For Young Readers
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    Lea (drumsofautumn)
    1.) Graceling ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
    2.) Fire ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
    3.) Bitterblue ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

    [update sep 16th: this cover is PURE perfection!!!!!! like I am absolutely in love with it!!]

    I am SHOCKED at the amount of negative pre-reviews I am seeing about this. I, for one, am incredibly excited about another installment in this series, especially considering that Kristin Cashore has always talked about wanting to expand this series and world.. and also why the HECK not. It's an amazing world filled with amazing characters.
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    may ➹
    immediately after I finished this book, I wrote in my notes, “god im. why am i literally about to cry I CANT DO THIS AGAIN i refuse to shed tears over the work of a white woman yet again NO” so that’s how it’s going

    this was very good :’) rtc, 4.5 probably
    Helena of Eretz ✰
    I received this complimentary ARC from the publisher, in exchange for an honest review.

    I'll admit that I'm a bit hesitant about this...

    Following along this trend of continuing older 2010's-era YA series: Shatter Me, Darkest Minds, Fire and Thorns, Hunger Games, Twilight and now Graceling ... I hope that this doesn’t ruin the love that I have for this series.
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    ˗ˏˋ aphrodite ˊˎ˗
    NEW GRACELING REALMS BOOK????????
    Tatiana
    Jun 22, 2020 marked it as to-read
    Another author revisiting her old series. Ag. I guess, fingers crossed and hope dies last, but I am not optimistic, especially considering how underwhelming Cashore’s last two books were. Maybe I’ll be miraculously surprised? 🤔
    shre ♡
    Jun 06, 2020 marked it as to-read
    2010 era authors are really keeping us going in 2020.
    Angelica
    Jul 28, 2020 marked it as to-read
    authors need to know when to let their series end.
    It's like all the authors of the previous decade have decided that this was the perfect time to come back into the spotlight.

    First The Hunger Games, Twilight, Shatter Me, The Iron Fey, and now this?????
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    Alexandra Elend Wolf
    I'm so excited to be reading this!!!

    Even though I honestly believed that the series was done with, it's been years since the last book was published, I've grown warmer to the idea and now I am truly into it. I mean, there's still plenty to explore in this world.

    I'm so glad to be able to review this before it's officially out.

    Here is to a fun new read.

    P.S. I'm really digging these new covers.
    __________________

    Oooh, that cover looks pretty good.

    Am I infinitely more hyped to read these books ju
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    Kilikina
    Thank you so much to NetGalley and Dial Books for this ARC chapter sample in exchange for an honest review

    The Graceling Realm series is one of my all time favorites. I prayed & hoped Kristin would continue to write another book/series in this world, and I was elated when I saw Winterkeep was finally announced.

    What I’ve loved most about this series so far, besides its characters, is it’s incredible world building. It’s been years since I’ve read Butterblue, yet when I read this chapter sampler i
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    Hannah
    NOT HUMBLE, JUST A BRAG

    You're gonna love it. I can't wait to read the final.
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    Hollis
    Woe, for I am bummed.

    Lets start with the good : where this book really shines is the worldbuilding. While the world had expanned a time or two in the first three books of the Graceling Realm series, it goes even further in WINTERKEEP. That plus the in-book passage of time, and new problems, is what keeps this series feeling fresh and, particularly in the case of coming back to a series so many years after publishing what seemed to be the final book, makes it feel less like the cash grab we so of
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    Lauren Don’tGoBrekkerMyHeart
    *cries eternally*
    This was soooooo good!

    Okay something that I need to get off my chest immediately is that I'm tired of seeing people in this review section saying this is just another Midnight Sun or Ballad of Snakes and Songbirds (idk if that is even the correct title) because this is not like those books at all. I've never been given the impression that Cashore is writing this continuation as a means for more money because each book has only added to the lore in a bigger and better form. She's
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    ♠ TABI⁷ ♠
    Sep 16, 2020 marked it as to-read
    Shelves: edelweiss
    ayyy this cover is doing good things to my eyes
    Cori McCarthy
    Dec 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing
    Shelves: arc-s
    First of all, I want to thank Penguinteen for sending me this ARC through Netgalley! This was one of my most anticipated books of next year, and I am so excited I got to read it a little early!

    Magical World-Building. Fierce Characters. Epic Romance. This book gives you all this and more! Winterkeep was such a magical read, and probably my favorite out of all four books in the Graceling Realm series! It was fast-paced with so many new characters that I found it hard to put this book down. I will
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    J.A. Ironside
    Oct 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
    4.5 stars

    ARC provided by Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review

    There seems to have been a lot of doubt about this book in terms of why is it being added to the series now or at all? No doubt this is in the wake of Suzanne Collin new Hunger Games prequel and the Twilight Companion novel, Midnight Sun. I'm struggling to understand the negativity because unless the author seriously retcons everything, why wouldn't you want more of what you love? And if it did just encapsulate a moment you would
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    Kristie
    Jul 15, 2020 marked it as to-read
    Shelves: series, 2021, ya, fantasy
    I have noticed several series that were "done" that have added books recently and I am really excited for this one. YA and fantasy aren't always my favorite genres, but this is one of the series that I really enjoyed. I also don't typically do re-reads, but I think I might re-read the previous books before this one is released. ...more
    Sally
    Jun 06, 2020 marked it as to-read
    Omfg I can’t believe I’m alive to read the continuation of Bitterblue/Giddon in canon. 😱
    Michelle
    Jul 29, 2020 marked it as to-read
    COVER!!! I’m loving it!!


    7/2020: WHAT?!?! What is happening! Another Graceling book! Oh my god!!! I’m freaking out!!
    michelle (magical reads)
    i am LOOKING directly at it !
    Arielle ⭐ Cursebreaker ⭐
    Sep 17, 2020 marked it as to-read
    Shelves: i-need
    HOW AM I ONLY JUST NOW SEEING THIS??!!??!?! Bitterblue shook me to my very core. I need to immediately re-read.
    Gretal
    Sep 19, 2020 rated it really liked it
    I'll write a review, maybe, after it comes out, but I don't want to ruin this for anyone. I know there's many people greatly anticipating this. ...more
    Maris Bave
    Aug 14, 2020 marked it as to-read
    Oh my gosh oh my goshohmygosh it's finally happening!

    I did not anticipate it going in this direction, since at the end of Bitterblue (view spoiler) but I can't say this doesn't sound like an excellent adventure too.
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    Jennifer
    May 29, 2020 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
    Whaaaat? 😭😭
    Ingrith
    May 29, 2020 marked it as to-read
    I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS DAYYYYYY
    Franzi
    Oct 03, 2020 marked it as to-read
    A NEW GRACELING REALM BOOK???? That was my favourite series when I was younger omg
    Sya
    Oct 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
    Kidnapped queens and lonely girls; brave, sad men and stressed out foxes; airships and glaciers and a sad and lonely sea creature wrapped up in political intrigue. Gorgeous and compelling and my favourite read this year. Thank you to the publisher for copy in return for an honest review.
    Hannah
    Sep 23, 2020 marked it as to-read
    AHHH. How did I not know about this earlier??? I still have enough time to reread all the books before it comes out.

    This is like a dream come true. :O :O
    Gaia
    Jul 10, 2020 marked it as to-read
    EDIT: THE COVER LOOKS NOTHING LIKE THE OLD ONES BUT IM NOT COMPLAINING


    hm? what? hello?

    a few years ago i would have been the most thankful person to see this but i have seen too many unexpected book sequels turn out so bad that now im just scared whenever a new one appears...

    THAT SAID. the graceling series was such a big part of my childhood and i absolutely loved it back then and have been meaning to reread it for years so i will just take this as a sign to do that and look forward to this four
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    Audrey
    Jun 02, 2020 marked it as to-read
    YES YES YES CAN'T WAIT ...more
    Tabatha
    Jun 06, 2020 marked it as sequels-to-read
    Very interested (and slightly hesitant) to see where this goes!
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