Shadow and Bone is now streaming on Netflix. The new Netflix original series was released on April 23, 2021. If they’re not doing so already, fans will be looking for more information about the Shadow and Bone books.
For those who don’t know, Shadow and Bone is based on the book series of the same name by Leigh Bardugo.
These books are phenomenal. I read them years ago, and I’ve been hooked ever since. If you give them a chance, I think you will be, too!
How many books are in the Shadow and Bone series?
There are three Shadow and Bone books: Shadow and Bone, Siege and Storm, and Ruin and Rising. These books make up the Shadow and Bone trilogy, which was originally called the Grisha trilogy.
Shadow and Bone was published in 2012 followed by Siege and Storm and Ruin and Rising in 2013 and 2014.
How many books are in the Grishaverse series?
This is where things get really interesting! In addition to the Shadow and Bone trilogy, Bardugo published more books set in the same world as part of the Grishaverse book series, which also includes the Shadow and Bone trilogy.
So far, there are seven books, basically, in the Grishaverse series. There are two other companion books that are short stories and more information about Ravka and the rest of the world that is explored in the books.
As mentioned, Shadow and Bone, Siege and Storm, and Ruin and Rising make up the first three books of the Grishaverse. In 2015, Bardugo published Six of Crows, the first book of the Six of Crows duology. Crooked Kingdom, the second book of the Six of Crows duology, followed in 2016.
For the first time ever, there was a gap of a few years in main storylines of the Grishaverse. Then, in 2019, Bardugo published King of Scars, the first book of the King of Scars duology.
The second book of the King of Scars duology, Rule of Wolves, was just released on March 30, 2021, just in time for the release of Shadow and Bone on Netflix in April 2021.
It’s unclear what’s next for the Grishaverse books, but it’s been reported that Shadow and Bone season 2 is already in the works. We’ll just have to wait and see if we get another book in the Grishaverse and if it will come out before Shadow and Bone season 2.
Stay tuned for more information about the new season and new books from Bardugo. Now, if we can just get Ninth House turned into a TV show or movie at Netflix…Next: 50 best Netflix shows to watch right now