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Author Leigh Bardugo Talks About Her Journey to Falling in Love with Books

Author Leigh Bardugo was a late reader. Being the only kid in her combined kindergarten-1st grade class who could not read, her wonderful teacher gave her and her mother books to read at home, which they did. Because her mother worked full-time, she sometimes worked on her reading on her own, picking harder books as she went because she yearned to be a better reader. She still remembers some of her favorites.

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Leigh Bardugo


Leigh Bardugo

Leigh Bardugo is a New York Times bestselling author of young adult fantasy novels and the creator of the Grishaverse. The Grishaverse spans the Shadow and Bone Trilogy, the Six of Crows Duology, and The Language of Thorns. Her other works include Wonder Woman: Warbringer and short stories that can be found in multiple anthologies.