A LOCUS AWARD FINALIST!The mesmerizing adult debut from Leigh Bardugo, a tale of power, privilege, dark magic, and murder set among the Ivy League eliteGalaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of
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lexy_writes shared a tip "I read this book last year"
brian_strong_7504 shared a tip "Bardugos first foray into adult fantasy was solid. Liked the Yale setting."
paula_longhurst shared a tip "Clear your schedule! I read this in one sitting."
thus_spoke_zarathus shared a tip "Love love love this book. This made me think way way way hard about the education system we have."
courtney_cieri shared a tip "I didn’t like this at first but about halfway through things turned around. 4/5 stars."
jokers_wifebut_chea shared a tip "It really shows off her supernatural side 👌🏾. And I'm hoping there's going to be a sequel"
cvmalone shared a tip "Awesome read; I hear the Author is writing a sequel too!"
shawna_monroe shared a tip "Buckle up! It takes a while to get through the world building, but once you do, it’s a fun, magical, thrilling ride."
iamtessa shared a tip "Interesting. This was the first “horror” or “supernatural” book I’ve read. Very vivid but I wouldn’t call it scary"
lindsey_williams_7281 shared a tip "Really enjoyed this book. Fast read."
tashiwrites shared a tip "Absolutely incredibly good"
chemicalchica shared a tip "Amazing description of Yale campus."
kate_massey_7579 shared a tip "If We Were Villians and The Secret History are also Dark Acadamia"
robin_george shared a tip "If you like supernatural murder mysteries with highly complex heroines - this is a book for you."
selah_royer shared a tip "One of my favorite books rn. It's like a fantasy/mystery novel mashup"
louie_2846 shared a tip "The killing jar by Jennifer Bosworth it's so good and similar to this book in my opinion"
wilhelm_lauszus shared a tip "Loved it from start to finish. I only leave reviews on books I like- it was a page turner. Love the whole concept"
lindsay_blackford shared a tip "Just finished- wasnt expecting a whole lot, but it was pretty entertaining"
john_asbill shared a tip "Really fun read. Mixture of magical realism and murder/mystery. I cant waut for the series to continue."
andrea_sweerus shared a tip "Really quick read. Innovative and creative."
zai_ shared a tip "loved it"
alexandra_brewster shared a tip "⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/5, such a unique story and keeps you guessing until the end. Can’t wait for book 2!"
luisa_hopkins shared a tip "I love books with magic"
audrey_lucianna shared a tip "After the second chapter, it draws you in. Great read"
laura_scoggins shared a tip "It was so good. Very dark. Couldn’t put it down. Excited to see where Leigh take A. Stern next!"
laura_scoggins shared a tip "Very dark murder mystery + magic. Awesome read. Can’t wait for the next one."
alli_t_7575 shared a tip "Good ghost story mystery but trigger warning it has rape, murder, drug addiction and abuse scenes"
rielle_pavot shared a tip "My favourite book to date! I can’t wait for the second one 🥲"
esk shared a tip "Only half way through and I’m already gonna give this one 5 stars. I absolutely love it."
emma_wasson shared a tip "Can't wait for the next one in the series."
alyssa_ruiz shared a tip "Page turner!! If spirits & magic aren't your thing, though, stay clear."
francesca_serrao shared a tip "This book is an addictive series of absolute plot twists that simply won't allow you to take your eyes off its pages."
hannah_groff_schwartz shared a tip "👍"
cierra_ortiz shared a tip "Great to read around Halloween. Has a nice creepy and tense atmosphere!"
carmen_mcleod shared a tip "Loved it!"
bradley_joel shared a tip "Best book for a good throller mystery cant put down"
christy_hill_336 shared a tip "I haven’t read it. I didn’t know how to save it."
autumn_hill_2420 shared a tip "I loved this book! It’s dark, creepy and intense. I couldn’t put it down and I’m dying for a second book."
sasha_plodovsky shared a tip "I was captivated the entire time, I love the cool creepy world created"
amanda_sage shared a tip "I love this story it was very captivating. Can not wait for the second book to come out for this series."
stephanie_thompson_2100 shared a tip "I flew through this one! really enjoyed it! Can't wait to find out what happens next."
alexis_cutignola shared a tip "The perfect dark academia read!! Magic, secret societies at an Ivy league college, and mmmmurder! ❤"
abundant_everlasting shared a tip "Fun"
jared_7916 shared a tip "If you like secret wizard worlds but more dark then Potter. Great characters and a turn paging story you won’t put down"
kelli_teske shared a tip "Great read! Loved the setting and research that went into it."
simply_sabby shared a tip "One of my favorite paranormal books."
april_adams_8009 shared a tip "Amazing. Totally unexpected."
cristina_ramudo shared a tip "It is surprising and unpredictable in a good way. Very well written. High quality read"
brittany_assanah shared a tip "Dark but loving"
desiree_freeman_9862 shared a tip "Could not put down! Fantasy without being too much. #fantasy"
maddie_kelley_1888 shared a tip "I’d never read anything from Leigh, but now I want to read anything she’s ever written! LOVED this book"
sara_gibson_3668 shared a tip "Loved this! Can’t wait for the next book in the series! I see there’s a show coming as well!"
quincy_brown_2671 shared a tip "This book might be Leigh bardugo's master piece"
EpsilonCygni shared a tip "is this in the Grishaverse?"
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