In Children of Blood and Bone (audiobook), the creator Tomi Adeyemi conjures a shocking world of hazard and darkish magic in her West African-inspired greatest-promoting fantasy debut. This Audiobook, Children of Blood and Bone, is narrated by acclaimed reader Bahni Turpin, whose previous work contains The Underground Railroad and The Hate U Give.
They killed my mom. They took our magic.
They tried to bury us. Now we rise.
Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mom summoned forth souls.
But the whole lot modified the night time magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji had been killed, leaving Zélie and not using a mom and her folks with out hope. Now Zélie has one probability to carry again magic and strike towards the monarchy. With the assistance of a rogue princess, Zélie should outwit and outrun the crown prince, who’s hell-bent on eradicating magic for good.
Danger lurks in Orïsha, the place snow leoponaires prowl and vengeful spirits wait within the waters. Yet the best hazard could also be Zélie herself as she struggles to manage her powers – and her rising emotions for an enemy.
Praise for Children of Blood and Bone:
“A exceptional achievement.” ― Campus Lately
Winner of the Audie Award for Audiobook of the Year
“Book one within the Orïsha Legacy trilogy, Adeyemi’s devastating debut is a brutal, stunning story of revolution, religion, and star-crossed love.” ― (Publishers Weekly, starred evaluate)
“Bahni Turpin’s breathtaking narration of this exhilarating novel will hold listeners rooted to their seats, listening intently…an audiobook to not be missed.” ― (Earphones Award winner, Audio File journal)
“One of the largest younger grownup fiction debut audio book offers of the yr. Aside from a compelling plot and a robust-willed heroine because the protagonist, the audiobook offers with bigger themes, like energy and race, which might be being mentioned in actual-time.” ― (Teen Vogue)
“[Narrator Bahni Turpin] excels at customizing her voice to seize the distinctive personalities of each character… This glorious, refreshing efficiency of Adeyemi’s thrilling debut is advisable for all collections the place fantasy is fashionable.” ― (Booklist, starred evaluate)
“Well-drawn characters, an intense plot, and deft writing make this a robust story. That it’s also a well timed examine on race, colorism, energy, and injustice makes it nice. Powerful, fascinating, and uncooked―Adeyemi is a expertise to observe. Exceptional.” ― (Kirkus Reviews, starred evaluate)