Children of blood and bone
|Format:||Book on MP3 Disc 2018|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 2 copies|
From Nigerian-American author Tomi Adeyemi comes Children of Blood and Bone: the highly-anticipated introduction to a YA fantasy trilogy set in West Africa. In this riveting audiobook, Adeyemi conjures a stunning world of dark magic and danger, perfect for fans of expansive narratives and spellbinding prose. They killed my mother.They took our magic.They tried to bury us.Now we rise.Zlie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zlies Reaper mother summoned forth souls.But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were killed, leaving Zlie without a mother and her people without hope.Now Zlie has one chance to bring back magic and strike against the monarchy. With the help of a rogue princess, Zlie must outwit and outrun the crown prince, who is hell-bent on eradicating magic for good. Danger lurks in Orsha, where snow leoponaires prowl and vengeful spirits wait in the waters. Yet the greatest danger may be Zlie herself as she struggles to control her powersand her growing feelings for an enemy.This unforgettable audiobook will leave listeners anxious for both the next installment and the major motion picture coming soon from 20th Century Fox. The next big thing in literature and film.EbonyOne 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 VogueA remarkable achievement.Campus LatelyTomi Adeyemi is about to take both the literature and film world by storm.Jet
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Adeyemi, Tomi. Legacy of Orisha. v. 1.
#1 - Children of blood and bone
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Playaway (Preloaded audio player)
|Publisher|| Solon, Ohio :2018
Playaway Digital Audio.
Findaway World, LLC.
Read by Bahni Turpin.
Title from Playaway label.
Originally released by Macmillan Audio 2́018
Release date supplied by publisher.
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
1 audio media player (18 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 1/4 x 2 in.