Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

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Six of Crows
Cover of Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
Author(s) Leigh Bardugo
Published September 29, 2015
Publisher Henry Holt and co.
Genre(s) Fantasy
Age group Young Adult

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo is a young adult fantasy novel, originally published on September 29, 2015. It is the first book in The Six of Crows duology.

Trigger Warnings

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  • Addiction (gambling and drug)
  • Child trafficking
  • Gambling
  • Genocide
    Involves a fantasy system in which Grisha are systematically killed by a nation. One of the protagonists is a reforming Grisha hunter.
  • Murder
  • Sexual abuse and slavery
    A protagonist is formerly enslaved at a "pleasure house"
  • Violence (graphic)


An asterisk (*) indicates that the author openly identifies with that identity.

  • Bisexual main characters
  • Black main character
  • Plus sized main character
  • South Asian main character
  • Disability* (main character walks with a cane)
  • Dyslexia (coded)
  • East Asian character
  • Addiction (gambling)
  • ADHD (coded)
  • Homosexual (including a relationship)