Article Title

Six of Crows


Cynthia Frazier


Excellent, Young Adult, Leigh Bardugo, Criminals, Robbers, Heist, Prison, Slavery, Gangs, Magic, War

Document Type

Book Review


Kaz Brekker, a criminal mastermind has been offered the opportunity to win a fortune. All he has to do is rescue a chemist from the Ice Court, a secure prison that has never been breached before. His gang for the heist consists of Inej, an acrobat who has become adept at spying and using knives; Jesper, a gambler and sharpshooter; Nina, a lovely Grisha heartrender; Matthias, who knows the way into the Ice Court; and Wylan, the engineer. One of the problems they will face is that the Ice Court is the headquarters for witch hunters (Grisha hunters) and they have a Grisha on their team. This story is filled with action, intrigue, betrayal, and adventure as each uses his wits and special skills to accomplish specialized tasks. Each member of the gang is risking everything for a chance to reach their own type of freedom, but trusting each other is the hardest part of the mission.