Graceling, Book 1
Kristin Cashore’s best-selling, award-winning fantasy Graceling tells the story of the vulnerable yet strong Katsa, a smart, beautiful teenager who lives in a world where selected people are given a Grace, a special talent that can be anything from dancing to swimming. Katsa’s is killing. As the king’s niece, she is forced to use her extreme skills as his thug. Along the way, Katsa must learn to decipher the true nature of her Grace . . . and how to put it to good use. A thrilling, action-packed fantasy adventure (and steamy romance!) that will resonate deeply with adolescents trying to find their way in the world. Awards: Winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature, winner of the SIBA Book Award/YA, Indies Choice Book Award Honor Book, ALA Best Book for Young Adults, 2008 Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year, 2008 School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, Amazon.com’s Best Books of 2008, 2008 Booklist Editors’ Choice, Booklist’s 2008 Top Ten First Novels for Youth, 2009 Amelia Bloomer List, BCCB 2009 Blue Ribbon List Don’t miss the sequel Fire, also a New York Times bestseller and ALA Best Book for Young Adults, winner of the 2010 Cybil for YA Fantasy/Sci Fi and the Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award.
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Review: Graceling (Graceling Realm #1)User Review - Kira - Goodreads
Let's get this done. My dinner is getting cold, and I have dreams to crush. Ready? Andiamo! BOOM #1: Katsa While I love the author's intent for empowerment with Katsa, she was a bit too much of a ... Read full review
Review: Graceling (Graceling Realm #1)User Review - karen - Goodreads
it is so hard to write reviews for books i actually like. no, love. talking about this book is like trying to describe to someone a relationship from long ago that was bittersweet and is now over, but ... Read full review