Finally, after years of putting it off, I decided to pick up Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo, the first in the Grisha Trilogy. I bought Shadow and Bone over two years ago, and for two years it had sat on my shelf, untouched except for when I was reorganizing. So, what did I think of this beloved trilogy? For me it rides the line between fine and good. It was okay. Is it spectacular? No. Is it overhyped? In my opinion, which might be an unpopular one, yes.