The Lives of Saints
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Listening Length 2 hours and 14 minutes
Author Leigh Bardugo, Daniel J. Zollinger - illustrator
Narrator Ben Barnes, Lauren Fortgang
Audible.in Release Date 08 December 2020
Publisher Macmillan Audio
Program Type Audiobook
Version Unabridged
Language English
ASIN B08NKB2WX7
Best Sellers Rank #11,310 in Audible Audiobooks & Originals (See Top 100 in Audible Audiobooks & Originals)
#15 in Fairy Tales for Teens
#21 in Action & Adventure Fantasy for Teens

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Reviewed in India on 28 June 2021
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Reviewed in India on 7 October 2020
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4.0 out of 5 stars One of the best collections from the author and the illustrator?💯✨
By Reading_Tam_Ishly on 7 October 2020
💓 It felt like I was reading a fun Bible.

Yas, the cover could have been much better.

Yass, the stories could have been a little longer.

Yasssss, the writing isn't for 8 years and above because it's like a children's story collection book. Like fairytales abridged for below this age group. Literally speaking and literally in comparison to her other books.

And wow those paintings like illustrations!!!! For each story! At the beginning of each story. I mean that's out of this world. Thank you, Daniel J. Zollinger. Love the book much, much more because of the illustrations! I would get this book because of this!

Strange but true I didn't like the first book of the Grishaverse trilogy and haven't read the last two books but this strange short stories turned out to be quite fun and enjoyable.

28 shorts. Well, too short for short stories I say.

However, most of the stories ended as soon as they started. It's like I didn't have time to breath out just after I breathe in. But I am still happy that I liked another Leigh Bardugo book. Well, so fast paced considering that the stories are named after the Sankts and Sanktas (the saints of the Grishaverse world) and they told about these characters.

The writing do not have much to tell about the characters or the plot or the world they were living in.

The stories describe this character is there, that happened to them and then bleep! Run to the next story! Run!!!

There are kings and magic and captains and magical beings and witches and what not!

Well, if you happen to read this collection like a short story collection for kids like I did (it's meant for the kids I repeat) you would enjoy it.

And it would be highly disappointing for you if you pick it up thinking about details and plots and crazy endings. No, it doesn't happen in any of the 28 stories.

Well, I would recommend this collection for Leigh Bardugo beginners. Like make the kids get familiar with her writing from this one.

She's best at writing the beginnings of her stories. And I am glad each of this story felt like they were just starting and that's where her writing shines the best.
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Reviewed in India on 18 May 2021
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5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful and Mind Blowing : Dive into the lives of saints of Grishaverse.✨
By Aman Sharma on 18 May 2021
The beautifully illustrated replica of "The Lives Of Saints", the Istorii Sankt'ya is a collection of stories of Sankt and Sankta of Grishaverse, What's their story of how their names were written in golden words of Grisha History.
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I haven't read or watched Shadow And Bone, but I was interested in Grishaverse that's why I started collecting Grishaverse Books (I own SoC Duology as of now). But I wanted to started Grishaverse and got to know about this novella, so here we are reading an enjoying Leigh Bardugo.🙆🏻‍♂️
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As a person who haven't read Shadow And Bone yet, I loved this novella, I expect it to relate to the mang characters of the Main Series and I'm going to revisit at times when I will read Shadow and Bone or Six of Crows. The illustrations were spectacular, the color palette for each illustration and the beauty of how the Picture was portraying the story, it's mind blowing. One could do see the story through them.
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And reading it reminded me of times when I ised to read illustrated children books in my younger years, and it was an euphoric feeling.
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Follow me @padaku_ladka for more bookish fun❤️
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Reviewed in India on 26 November 2020
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5.0 out of 5 stars 28 beautiful, meaningful short stories for kids & adults alike
By Noor on 26 November 2020
A MUST- HAVE KEEPSAKE FROM THE #grishaverse
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“The journey to sainthood for these colorful characters ranges from unjustly tragic…to humorously improbable….with enchanting, full-color illustrations that evoke medieval books of hours”― Kirkus
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❤️ I am thankful 😌that I have ample of what I love, the most: Books.
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This GORGEOUS, ILLUSTRATED book contains full-time colour illustrations by award winning illustrator & painter Daniel J. Zollinger.

📌It is a collection of 28 short stories, written in simple english, with beautiful coloured illustrations & each story conveys a deep meaning, a life lesson..of being a selfless human being.
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Synopsis:

Dive into the EPIC WORLD of international bestselling author Leigh Bardugo with this BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED REPLICA of The Lives of Saints, the Istorii Sankt’ya, FEATURING TALES OF SAINTS DRAWN FROM THE BELOVED NOVELS AND BEYOND.
Out of the pages of the Shadow and Bone trilogy, from the hands of Alina Starkov to yours, the Istorii Sankt’ya is a MAGICAL keepsake from the Grishaverse.

📌THESE TALES INCLUDE MIRACLES AND MARTYRDOMS from familiar saints like Sankta Lizabeta of the Roses and Sankt Ilya in Chains, to the strange and obscure stories of Sankta Ursula, Sankta Maradi, and the Starless Saint.

This beautiful collection includes stunning full-color illustrations of each story.
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✨I am blessed & grateful, that I could have this 📖copy.
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Laura Machado
5.0 out of 5 stars Maravilhoso
Reviewed in Brazil on 29 December 2020
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5.0 out of 5 stars Maravilhoso
Reviewed in Brazil on 29 December 2020
Este livro é perfeitamente o que ele precisa ser. Conta as histórias de santos diferentes da religião de Ravka, Kerch e outras pessoas pelo mundo Grisha, e elas são como eu esperava: inteligentes, mágicas e nem sempre com finais felizes! Como eu já conhecia a história da Alina e do Darkling, gostei de ver lendas sobre os dois que não faziam parte da trilogia Sombra e Osso.

A edição é simplesmente maravilhosa, as ilustrações são incríveis e este é de longe o livro mais bonito da minha estante! Definitivamente um volume para colecionadores e apaixonados pelo universo Grisha (como eu!).
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3.0 out of 5 stars 3.5 stars.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 31 December 2020
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3.0 out of 5 stars Story around a camp fire
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 8 October 2020
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3.0 out of 5 stars One for the fans.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 28 February 2021
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great!
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 11 November 2020
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