Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi book cover

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… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings:

  • Racism & racial slurs
  • Slavery
  • Fatmisia & body shaming
  • Attempted rape
  • Threats of rape
  • Child abuse
  • Domestic violence
  • Self-harm
  • Death of a parent recounted
  • Death of a friend
  • Torture
  • Kidnapping
  • War themes
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