Shadow and Bone is a fantasy adventure and debut novel written by American author Leigh Bardugo
. Published by Macmillan Publishers on June 5, 2012, the novel is narrated by Alina Starkov, a teenage orphan who grows up in the Russia-inspired land of Ravka before her entire life changes when she unexpectedly harnesses a power she never knew she had to save her best friend. Shadow and Bone
is the first book in the Grisha trilogy, followed by Siege and Storm.
A TV series adaptation, Shadow and Bone, will premiere on Netflix in April 2021.