Six of Crows (Six of Crows, #1)

Leigh Bardugo

fiction Fantasy Young Adult
adventurous dark emotional fast-paced
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.

What the community thinks

summary of 1728 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

adventurous 97%
dark 66%
tense 57%
emotional 49%
mysterious 36%
funny 29%
challenging 13%
sad 6%
hopeful 5%
inspiring 5%
lighthearted 4%
reflective 4%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 56%
fast 35%
slow 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 6% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 1% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 2% | No: 1% | N/A: 0%

Flaws of characters centre-stage?

Yes: 79% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 3% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.52