Graceling Realm Series by Kristin Cashore

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Graceling Realm Series by Kristin Cashore

Post by aclark02 » 07 Nov 2014, 02:47

I'm curious as to if anyone else is a fan of the Graceling series! I absolutely love it. The series consists of three books thus far: Graceling, Fire, and Bitterblue. It is sort of a medieval times meets Beautiful Creatures kind of topic. Graceling is the first book of the series, and Fire and Bitterblue are companion books, and can be read in any order. Essentially the people in this medieval time coexist with gracelings, people who have two different colored eyes and are specifically amazing at one thing. I find the topic and story lines very refreshing, and the books could make great movies in the future. Has anyone else heard of the series?

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Post by rssllue » 07 Nov 2014, 04:57

I have read the first two and am currently on Bitterblue to complete the series so far. I think that it is quite well written and a very engrossing story!
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Post by Meg_Sage » 14 Nov 2014, 18:22

I read these books a while back. They are quite different from books I normally read. Was kind of hard to get into at first but I ended up LOVING them!

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Post by therhinofam » 15 Nov 2014, 00:32

I have read the first novel, Graceling, but I have not continued in the series. I did like the characters, especially Po. It was refreshing to see a strong heroine character that still had a compassionate side. I really appreciated that for the young women who would be reading the book.

After this post, I am thinking I may continue in the series. I am hoping that the next 2 books in the series don't disappoint!
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Post by Beloved2615 » 26 Nov 2014, 15:50

I have read all three books and I loved them. Not my typical read and I was very hesitant to read them but I am so glad I did. I loved the first one most.. it just flowed nicely. They are all three worth a read and such interesting images come to mind while reading them.

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Post by frandi_rancis » 28 Nov 2014, 18:10

I read the books several years ago and they still remain some of my favorite by far. Fire in particular is one if my all time favorite reads, I found the concept and general story line extremely unique and lovely to read. Bitterblue was not that exceptional compared to the others, in my opinion, but overall still a decent book. I really hope she comes out with more books soon.

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Post by hpsecrets99 » 17 Dec 2014, 14:54

I love these books!! I think Bitterblue is my favorite. I love how it's not sequenced like a regular trilogy, and how each one can be read as a standalone book.
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Post by alex-l » 14 Oct 2016, 16:00

Has anyone read Graceling by Kristin Cashore? I absolutely loved the series. I am hearing it is similar to Sarah J Mass' Throne of Glass series. I think the Graceling series has more to come.

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Post by Tami216- » 16 Oct 2016, 16:51

It's an amazing series. The writing is very smooth and the world building is so original. Bitterblue's plot is actually pretty slow but the end of the story is so stunning and shocking and it makes up for the sleepy beginning.
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Post by Londera » 12 Jul 2017, 14:05

I love this series. Its one of the first YA series I actually completed. The books are underrated and the story is amazing. Each book is equally amazing and the writing is so vivid and descriptive I feel like Im in the book

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Post by valegrissom » 25 Jul 2019, 15:35

I read the first two books in the series. They were amazing and I was really disappointed that the third book didn't continue with all the same characters. I never read Bitterblue for that reason.

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Post by Kikijanika » 02 Aug 2019, 17:30

I loved Graceling! I'm reading Fire right now and it's good but not as good as Graceling in my opinion. I just can't seem to get into it as well. Maybe that is because I've been traveling and have made quite slow progress.

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Post by Babyshamu98 » 04 Aug 2019, 12:07

I have read the entire series and truly enjoyed it. To this day Graceling is one of my favorite books to read when I am tired of the constant streams of new books and the pressure of university.
My favorite of the trilogy is the first one. I was a bit disappointed in the second book, but found the third one to be a nice continuation. I also thought the third one rounded of the series nicely and tied up a lot of the loose ends.
I have recommended this book to a lot of my friends and they all ended up enjoying it a lot.

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Post by UnicornKnight » 08 Aug 2019, 21:37

I read Graceling and Fire, I loved the world that the author built. I think I stopped reading after Fire because I wanted there to be more connection between the books. I wanted to see the characters from the first book play a more prominent role? But honestly as stand-alones in the same universe, they're great. This series is actually one of the very few that both my brother and I enjoyed, we usually don't have the same taste in books. Might consider picking up Bitterblue now.

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