Name Those Authors!: The Answers from May 9th, 2013

shadow and boneThis round of Name Those Authors! is sponsored by Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo.

Surrounded by enemies, the once-great nation of Ravka has been torn in two by the Shadow Fold, a swath of near impenetrable darkness crawling with monsters. Now its fate may rest on the shoulders of one lonely refugee.

Alina Starkov has never been good at anything. But when her regiment is attacked on the Fold and her best friend is brutally injured, Alina reveals a dormant power that saves his life—a power that could be the key to setting her war-ravaged country free. Wrenched from everything she knows, Alina is whisked away to the royal court to be trained as a member of the Grisha, the magical elite led by the mysterious Darkling.

With darkness looming and an entire kingdom depending on her untamed power, Alina will have to confront the secrets of the Grisha…and the secrets of her heart.


Before we reveal the answers, a look back at last week’s prompt:

Name Authors Who Have Written Books Featuring Characters Created by Someone Else.


And here are some selected responses:

Gregory Maguire

Neil Gaiman

Brandon Sanderson

Jean Rhys

Jeffrey Deaver

Kingsley Amis

Jasper Fforde

Geraldine Brooks

Seth Grahame-Smith

Alan Moore

Ruth Plumly Thompson

PD James

Laurie King


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