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The Lives of Saints

The Lives of Saints

Leigh Bardugo; read by Ben Barnes and Lauren Fortgang

Macmillan Young Listeners

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Bestselling author Leigh Bardugo takes listeners deeper into her world than ever before. Out of the pages of the Shadow and Bone Trilogy, from the hands of Alina Starkov to yours, the Istorii Sankt’ya is fully realized for the first time.

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 enthralling collection includes a bonus PDF of stunning full-color illustrationsof each story.

Leigh Bardugo is a #1 New York Times–bestselling author of fantasy novels and the creator of the Grishaverse, which spans the Shadow and Bone Trilogy, the Six of Crows Duology, The Language of Thorns, and the King of Scars Duology. Her other works include Wonder Woman: Warbringer and Ninth House.


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Praise for The Lives of Saints

“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 -

Leigh Bardugo; read by Ben Barnes and Lauren Fortgang

Leigh Bardugo is the New York Times-bestselling author of Ninth House and the creator of the Grishaverse (coming soon to Netflix) which spans the Shadow and Bone trilogy, the Six of Crows duology, the King of Scars duology, The Language of Thorns, and The Lives of Saints— with more to come. Her short stories can be found in multiple anthologies, including Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy. Leigh grew up in Southern California and graduated from Yale University. These days she lives and writes in Los Angeles.

Daniel J. Zollinger is an award-winning illustrator and painter. Born in Glens Falls, New York, and raised in Schenectady, he later earned his degree in art from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Dan cut his teeth as a Madison Avenue storyboard artist before transitioning to editorial illustration. His list of publications include the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Esquire magazine. He has had several one-man and group shows as a painter, and currently focuses on book illustration and painting. He resides in Holly Springs, North Carolina, with his lovely wife, Karen.

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