|Audience:||Young Adult (12–17)|
The 2019 Audie Award Winner for Audiobook of the Year
Finalist for the 2018 Kirkus Prize
A 2019 Audie Award Finalist for Best Narration in Young Adult Fiction
Finalist for the 2018 Voice Arts Award for Best Narration of a Teen Book
A Time Magazine Book of the Year in YA and Children's Books
Finalist for the 2019 William C. Morris YA Debut Award
A Bitch magazine pick of 15 Books Feminists Should Read This Month
Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award
Among shortlisted titles for Kirkus Prize Finalists, 2018
Among longlisted titles for Goodreads Choice Awards, 2018
Among longlisted titles for Entertainment Weekly Best Books of the Year, 2018
Among shortlisted titles for Locus Awards - Nominee
Among longlisted titles for Seattle Times Best Books of the Year, 2018
Among longlisted titles for NPR Best Book of the Year, 2018
Among shortlisted titles for YALSA William C. Morris - finalist, 2019
Among longlisted titles for Barnes and Noble Best New Books of the Year, 2018
Among longlisted titles for Hudson Booksellers Best of the Year, 2018
Among longlisted titles for Boston Globe Best Books of the Year, 2018
Among longlisted titles for Buzzfeed Best Books of the Year, 2018
Among longlisted titles for Amazon.com Best Books of the Year, 2018
Winner of Audie Audiobook of the Year Winner, 2019
Among longlisted titles for Washington Post Best Books of the Year, 2018
Among longlisted titles for Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year, 2018
*Winner of the Audie Award for Audiobook of the Year*
*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 intently...an audiobook not to be missed." — AudioFile Magazine, Earphones Award winner
In 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
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:
"[Narrator Bahni Turpin] excels at customizing her voice to capture the unique personalities of each character...This excellent, refreshing performance of Adeyemi's exciting debut is recommended
for all collections where fantasy is popular" — Booklist, Starred Review
“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
|Available Formats :||CD, Library CD|
|Audience:||Young Adult (12–17)|
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