Children of Blood and Bone

Children of Blood and Bone

Children of OrÏsha Series, Book 1

Downloadable Audiobook - 2018 | Unabridged
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*This program is narrated by acclaimed reader Bahni Turpin, whose past work includes The Hate U Give and The Underground Railroad*"Bahni Turpin's breathtaking narration of this exhilarating novel will keep listeners rooted to their seats, listening audiobook not to be missed." — AudioFile Magazine, Earphones Award winnerIn Children of Blood and Bone, Tomi Adeyemi conjures a stunning world of dark magic and danger in her West African-inspired fantasy debut.They killed my mother.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 mother summoned forth souls.But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and her people without hope.Now Zélie has one chance to bring back magic and strike against the monarchy. With the help of a rogue princess, Zélie must outwit and outrun the crown prince, who is hell-bent on eradicating magic for good. Danger lurks in Orïsha, where snow leoponaires prowl and vengeful spirits wait in the waters. Yet the greatest danger may be Zélie herself as she struggles to control her powers—and her growing feelings for an enemy.Praise for Children of Blood and Bone:"The next big thing in literature and film."—Ebony"One of the biggest young adult fiction debut book deals of the year. Aside from a compelling plot and a strong-willed heroine as the protagonist, the book deals with larger themes, like race and power, that are being discussed in real time."—Teen Vogue"A remarkable achievement."—Campus Lately"Tomi Adeyemi is about to take both the literature and film world by storm."—Jet
Publisher: New York : Macmillan Young Listeners, 2018
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781427295507
Call Number: OverDrive Audiobook
Characteristics: 1 sound file : digital
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Additional Contributors: Turpin, Bahni
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The magic that should have been within Zélie has been cruelly eradicated. But through a perilous adventure she should be able to restore it.

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May 18, 2018

I highly recommend listening to this book, as Bahni Turpin is a fabulous reader! The audio gives a strength to the voice of the characters, especially the strong female characters. Great book that was a joy to listen to! Can't wait for the sequel.


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