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Rule of Wolves

(King of Scars #2)

4.26  ·  Rating details ·  160 ratings  ·  197 reviews
The wolves are circling and a young king will face his greatest challenge in the explosive finale of the instant #1 New York Times-bestselling King of Scars Duology.

The Demon King. As Fjerda's massive army prepares to invade, Nikolai Lantsov will summon every bit of his ingenuity and charm—and even the monster within—to win this fight. But a dark threat looms that cannot
Hardcover, 608 pages
Expected publication: March 30th 2021 by Imprint
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Megan Conway Leigh recently said on Twitter that she had initially hoped to have it out 1st quarter 2020, but most likely it won't be out until summer or fall 2020…moreLeigh recently said on Twitter that she had initially hoped to have it out 1st quarter 2020, but most likely it won't be out until summer or fall 2020.(less)
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destiny ♡⚔♡ [howling libraries]
Mark my words, on May 6th, 2018, that I'm calling it now: the title of this book needs to be... Queen of Mourning. Page 455 of Crooked Kingdom, y'all. King of Scars? Queen of Mourning? Doesn't it have such a good ring to it?!

... don't talk to me. 😑
Feb 02, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
this book can slap me and i would still say thank you
chai ♡
The girl of my dream is just me but she already has this book
Mary S. R.
Feb 05, 2019 marked it as to-read
UPDATE #2: cover title synopsis 😱
*is overwhelmed and dies*

Cover? GORGEOUS as usual *swoooons*

Title? AWESOME and thankfully not Queen of Storms—I’d have personally jumped out a window if the sequel continued to be Leigh fangirling over Zoya and forgetting Nikolai existed.

Synopsis? HOLY. Could this be everything I’d wanted King of Scars to be? Will we finally get Nikolai being a charming and kingly scheming boyo stealing all our hearts? Will there be Nina as an awesome awe-inspir
Elle (ellexamines)
not to be dramatic but oh my god oh my god oh my god oh my god oh my god oh my god oh my god oh my god
✨ A ✨
Feb 07, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2021-release
Please don't kill anyone else I love in this one, I beg you.
My heart can't take it

My reviews for { all books in the Grishaverse} :
[Grisha Trilogy]
Book 1: Shadow and Bone
Book 2: Siege and Storm
Book 3: Ruin and Rising

[Six of Crows Duology]
Book 1: Six of Crows
Book 2: Crooked Kingdom

[Nikolai Series]
King of Scars
Aug 18, 2020 marked it as to-read
Normal people: Rule of Wolves sound awesome

Me who read Crooked Kingdom & is still traumatized: Why does it have wolves in the title? :((((((
daria ❀
Jan 30, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
i will be coming to collect my zoyalai endgame this time around!! BOW DOWN TO THE KING OF SCARS & THE QUEEN OF STORMS 🤴🏼👸🏻
Brittney ~ Reverie and Ink
Yeah. I'm not entirely sure I'm going to live through this. It might be the very thing that kills me.

(And I go to my grave willingly...)

And here's to hoping (view spoiler) returns because THAT would be quite the 'moment'. If you know what I mean.

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Sep 26, 2017 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
And it's a duology!!! Even more Nikolai, even more Grishaverse! ...more
Chelsea Humphrey
Jul 26, 2020 marked it as future-tbr
Shelves: favorites


Are you there God? It's me, Chelsea. I need to know that this book will be published before I die.

Aug 22, 2020 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
But like can we talk about this cover tho?????
Virginia Ronan ♥ Herondale ♥
How come we've a
and even a freaking PUBLICATION DATE??!!
How could I miss this? O_o

Guess it's about time I read the first book soon!
(in my case this probably means I'll get to it around Christmas! *lol*)
Let's hope I'm not right with that prediction... but you know, the struggle is real!!

Too many great books, too little time to read them! XD

Ellie (faerieontheshelf)
wait . . . bar the six of crows book 3 we might get many years down the line . . . this might be the last grishaverse book for a while

unless leigh bardugo surprises us out of the blue and starts doing a cassandra clare but ummm I guess I wouldn't mind too much

MARCH 30, 2021. MARCH 30, 2021. MARCH 30, 2021. MARCH 30, 2021.
✨    jamieson   ✨
Crooked Kingdom is probably .. the best second book and series concluder ever. I HAVE SO MUCH FAITH IN YOU RIGHT NOW LEIGH PLEASE DO NOT LET ME DOWN

And also, give me more Nina being the badass queen she is PLEASEEE
Porg Brekker
If my love Kaz Brekker does not have a cameo in this book, I will be beyond angry.

And if I do not get this for my birthday, I'm going to cry.

I need this and King of Scars for my birthday and then everything will be okay.

*crying* April is so far away.
Anna the Annonymous Android
You know you're a true Grishaverse maniac if you get this.

I'll gladly
Strike a bargain with Ulla
Get a kiss on the hand by Prince Vasily
Travel as an emissary to a thornwood
Eat pickled herring
Have my waffles eaten by Nina
Scrub the toilet of the Crow Club with my own hands
Dabble in merzost
Be taught by Baghra
Be Cut by the Darkling
Be Cut by Alina
Endure Nikolai's bad poetry

Just to get my grubby hands on the book.
A_ bookbound _soul
August 23, 2020 update: Cover Reveal!! I attended the Fan event where the cover and title was revealed by Leigh Bardugo herself!!!

Book is gonna release on March 31,2021!

Aug 22, 2020 marked it as to-read
King. General. Spy.
Together they must find a way to forge a future in the darkness. Or watch a nation fall.

~MARCH 30, 2021~
Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽
What? No date and not even a title??

It's going to be a long wait ...
Lauren Lanz
Aug 23, 2020 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
The wolves on the cover make me think of Matthias. if you know you know 😔
zoyalai warriors we in dis bitch 😌✨
Apr 22, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Update 05/11/19:

Wait. WAIT. What if this was named Queen of Storms in reference to Zoya? As King of Scars was to Nikolai? That would be so awesome!!

Update 24/04/19:

I think another one of the original Crows is coming back to the Grishaverse in King of Scars 2 and here’s proof.
(Beware for there are spoilers for Crooked Kingdom and King of Scars ahead)

For Kaz and Inej:

“Show your face in Ravka, Brekker. We’ll teach you some manners.” - Zoya in Crooked Kingdom

“Until then, Zenik.”
“Count on it, Brekker
Frank-Intergalactic Bookdragon
Update August 2020
This title is so much more badass then a anything I could've predicted and I want an entire wall painted with this cover.

Prereview February 2019.
Alright I was wrong about Wildcard's title but maybe my theory about this one will be correct; it will be Queen of Storms or something close to it (Witch of Storms, The Storm Witch, Storm Queen, etc)
Aug 22, 2020 marked it as to-read
Shelves: 2021
Me figuring out how to hack Imprint & Macmillan to send myself an ARC:

rose ★
yes i hated king of scars. yes i am desperately waiting to get my hands on this book. we exist.
Aug 22, 2020 marked it as to-read
Don’t you know it’s rude to just drop a bomb without warning?

And one as powerful as this cover? Look at that! It’s fucking gorgeous.

But don’t do that! I needed time to prepare....
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Leigh Bardugo is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of fantasy novels and the creator of the Grishaverse (coming soon to Netflix) which spans the Shadow and Bone Trilogy, the Six of Crows Duology, The Language of Thorns, and King of Scars— with more to come. Her short stories can be found in multiple anthologies, including the Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy. Her other works include Wo ...more

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