I'm reading Graceling because of you, Ari. IDK, but I've always loved this fanart. AND FJKSAHKJAS IT IS SO GOOD. And I love the art even more now. You always make justice to characters I love, and I love you for that.
I highly recommend the other two books - they don't follow on directly from Graceling, and they aren't action-adventure books either, but they both have the most exquisitely heartbreaking character development, which, imho, is where Cashore excels. I hope you get a chance to read them soon :) *loves the Graceling Realms trilogy so much*
When I have the chance no doubt I'll get them! One of the most appealing things of the first books were the character itself and the flowing prose of the author. Reeeeally looking forward to this books (8