LEIGH BARDUGO is the #1 New York Times bestselling and USA Today bestselling author of Six of Crows, Crooked Kingdom, and the Grisha Trilogy. Six of Crows was a New York Times Notable Book and an ALA-YALSA Top Ten Pick of 2016. She was born in Jerusalem, grew up in Los Angeles, and graduated from Yale University. She fell under Wonder Woman's spell early and spent a good chunk of her childhood making construction-paper bracelets and spinning herself dizzy in her driveway. These days, she lives and writes in Hollywood, where she can occasionally be heard singing with her band.
Diana, the young Amazon princess, has entered a race in the Amazons' games, and losing isn't an option. But as she runs along the cliffs, a ship explodes near the boundary between the island and the World of Man. Diana knows the edict: no mortal can come to Themyscira's shores. Facing exile, Diana saves Alia Karalis's life. She makes the hero's choice. But at what price? Alia is a Warbringer. Descendants of Helen of Troy, when Warbringers are born, wars follow. Alia was meant to die in that shipwreck. Diana has not only risked exile, but the fate of the world as well. Armed with her Lasso of Truth and her bulletproof bracelets, Diana sets off with Alia to set things right. She will discover friendship and betrayal as she learns what it means to be a true hero.