Grey Sister

Grey Sister

In Mystic Class Nona Grey begins to learn the secrets of the universe. But so often even the deepest truths just make our choices harder. Before she leaves the Convent of Sweet Mercy Nona must choose her path and take the red of a Martial Sister, the grey of a Sister of Discretion, the blue of a Mystic Sister or the simple black of a Bride of the Ancestor and a life of pra In Mystic Class Nona Grey begins to learn the secrets of the universe. But so often even the deepest truths just make our...

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Title:Grey Sister
Author:Mark Lawrence
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Genres:Fantasy
ISBN:Grey Sister
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:400 pages pages

Grey Sister Reviews

  • Sherwood Smith
    Mar 30, 2018
    The greatest threat to any faith is not other faiths or beliefs but the corruption and division of its own message Lawrence doesn?t cop to the easy tropes popular in fantasy and sf: though in an earlier series he did indeed resurrect the old ?fantasy land worships powerful god t...
  • Anne
    Apr 26, 2018
    All the goddamn stars! This was some of the best authoring I've ever seen. If you had any idea how lazy I've become with books that don't have pictures, then you would realize how unbelievable it was that I couldn't put this one down. As it is, you'll just have to take my word ...
  • Chris
    Apr 10, 2018
    I received an eARC copy of this book through the Penguin First to Read program. Then, since school was bogging down my pleasure-reading time, I used an Audible credit to buy the audiobook once it became available. This was a great idea, because I was able to really devote some goo...
  • Olivia
    Feb 10, 2018
    I got a review copy from NetGalley in return for an honest review. "It is important, when killing a nun, to ensure that you bring an army of sufficient size. For Sister Thorn of the Sweet Mercy Convent Lano Tacsis brought two hundred men." That is the first line in Red Sister, and th...
  • Melanie
    Sep 10, 2017
    ARC provided by Penguin Random House in exchange for an honest review. 1.) Red Sister ????? ?But I must warn you, sister, that a sickness runs in me, and if you fashion yourself my enemy I will make a ruin of your life, for I am born of war.? Grey Sister is s...
  • Mogsy (MMOGC)
    Apr 11, 2018
    4 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum https://bibliosanctum.com/2018/04/16/... The saga of Nona Grey continues in the second novel of the Book of the Ancestor series, Grey Sister. A couple of years have passed since the end of the first novel, and our protagonist finds herself advancing...
  • Mark Lawrence
    Jul 07, 2017
    STOP PRESS: AT LAST! Out today in hardcover & ebook in the UK! Some quotes, photos, and background on Grey Sister here: https://thatthornguy.com/2017/11/15/a... April 3rd in the US, https://www.amazon.com/Grey-Sister-Bo... May 17th in the UK, pre-order it here! ht...
  • Khanh, first of her name, mother of bunnies
    Jun 15, 2018
    I've never done one of those "book reveal" that seems so popular these days, so I thought I'd make an attempt at it for this one. Did I do it right? I figure since this book is like, all Harry Potter-ish, with an orphan girl learning about her magical talents, encountering ri...
  • Wol
    Apr 02, 2018
    Those of you who read my review of Red Sister will know that the Book of the Ancestor series is the first time I?ve dipped my toe into Mark Lawrence?s work. As such, I was curious to see how he handles the tricky middle book ? this can be where things go astray for some writers, ...
  • Mitriel
    Jul 02, 2017
    I still remember the way Prince of Fools took me by surprise following The Broken Empire trilogy and how I needed a little time to adjust to reading something so different from the same author. Both book series were very much character-driven. Jorg a merciless, broken, cold-blooded...
  • James Tivendale
    Sep 12, 2017
    I received an advance reading copy of Grey Sister in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank Mark Lawrence and Ace Books for this opportunity. The second entry within the Book of the Ancestor trilogy picks up events approximately two years after the exceptional and bre...
  • Lindsay
    May 06, 2018
    The second book in the series sees Nona two years older and both her and the convent of Sweet Mercy experiencing the consequences of the action in Red Sister. The convent has made some enemies including Sherzal, Lord Thuran Tacsis and the Noi-Guin and the time since the theft of the sh...
  • Steven
    Mar 22, 2018
    Thanks to Netgalley and Berkley for providing me with an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review! Mark Lawrence, you've done it again. I raved about Red Sister (ps, thanks for sharing my blog post on your Facebook page! I got a bunch of views! WOOHOO!), well, because it was d...
  •  Charlie - A Reading Machine
    Dec 21, 2017
    Mark Lawrence?s new Ancestor Series is a triumph. I enjoyed Red Sister but I feel like Grey Sister is its better in every way shape and form. This second book builds on the characters and the world in such huge leaps and bounds it makes the first book feel like merely a set up when i...
  • Niki Hawkes - The Obsessive Bookseller
    Aug 26, 2017
    [2.5 stars] I hate to say it, but I think Grey Sister suffered from middle-book syndrome. It kind of did the opposite of Red Sister, which started out slow and gained momentum. Grey Sister started out with a bang and engaged me with all the things I look for in a good fantasy. It wa...
  • Robin (Bridge Four)
    Apr 05, 2018
    5 walk the path Stars That moment when you are happily surprised that not more of your favorite characters died, but reluctant because there is one more book and than means that they aren't safe yet and you know there is a bloodbath coming. OMG it is like Mark Lawrence has be...
  • Melissa ♥ Dog/Wolf Lover ♥ Martin
    Dec 31, 2017
    Fanfreakingtastic! REVIEW TO COME LATER! ...
  • Kaitlin
    Apr 24, 2018
    This is the second book in the series, and I was very keen to get my hands on it after having read the first one...so much so, that I picked up the audiobook which is out in the UK earlier than the physical book. This once again follows the life of Nona Grey, the main protagonist f...
  • Claudia
    Oct 06, 2017
    "[?] I must warn you, sister, that a sickness runs in me, and if you fashion yourself my enemy I will make a ruin of your life, for I am born of war." I liked a lot Red Sister but this one I loved to pieces! It has it all: character development, worldbuilding, action, twists upo...
  • Emma
    Apr 02, 2018
    Grey Sister brings us right back to Sweet Mercy, around two years after the gore stained climax of the first book, where Nona Grey and her new dark passenger dream of deadly punishments for murderer Yisht while continuing a life of relative normality within the convent walls. We're bac...
  • Philip
    Apr 11, 2018
    4.25ish stars. I've been reading a lot of good books recently. Makes me want to read a gutter book just so I can skewer it in a review. This is a solid follow-up to Red Sister and is a worthy addition to the series even if it can't match the feeling of surprise that came from exper...
  • Vindler
    Apr 13, 2018
    This is mostly a review of the author and a bit less of the book. Mild spoilers ahead (mora about feel than about plot). As a disclaimer, I'll say that I hate "school books". I don't like Harry Potter style books because they visit the same items and resolve them in the same way. The ...
  • Michael Sliter
    Apr 29, 2018
    What can I say except that I love this series? As it turns out, plenty. The world that Lawrence created continues to captivate. There is enough world-building sprinkled through that I just wanted to know more. Of course, the idea that the ice is closing on a dying planet, life only ...
  • C.H. Baum
    Sep 03, 2018
    Mr Lawrence never ceases to amaze. I believe this may be my favorite book so far. Keot may be the best character I've run across this year. His singular mindset and focus of purpose was a thing of beauty. ...
  • Petros Triantafyllou
    Aug 06, 2017
    Grey Sister might as well be the most well-written book I've read in my life. It's been two years since Nona Grey killed Raymel Tascis in the Corridor. Now she's back in the Convent of Sweet Mercy and the Mystic Class, training to join one of the four orders: Holy, Grey, Red, or M...
  • J.P. Ashman
    May 03, 2018
    Grey Sister follows on from Red Sister and is the second book in the Book of the Ancients series. It?s set on a different world to Mark?s previous two trilogies and benefits from creative world building that is both familiar, yet fresh, intriguing and exciting. At least to me, anyw...
  • Nicole
    Apr 02, 2018
    Red Sister was probably the best first in a series book I read last year so even if I try to lower my expectations when I read any book, I can?t say they were none. The world enchanted me, the characters amazed me, and the plot entertained me quite a lot. While Grey Sister didn?t d...
  • Esmerelda Weatherwax
    Apr 16, 2018
    Whew, that took a while. I think it was a mistake to try and listen to this rather than read it. There's a lot going on in the book and I've been busy this week. I think I'll need to do a skim over to properly review this. I didn't take any notes while listening... also a mistake. ...
  • Marielle
    Jun 16, 2018
    Before I started Grey Sister I reread Red Sister, I loved it so much last year and I wanted the whole story to be fresh in my mind before continuing Nona her story. After finishing Red Sister, which I thought even better after reading it the second time, I was expecting quite a bit fr...
  • The Nerd Book Review
    Jan 27, 2018
    Far too often I talk about how with a good book I don?t feel like I?m reading but more imagine it like a movie in my mind and there are few authors whose skill and style enables me to see this movie in my mind as well as Mark Lawrence. His writing style is so elegant and descriptiv...