• What we'll do
We'll be discussing Children of Blood and Bone by Toni Adeyemi.
Please note two changes to our usual meetups:
1. When this book was originally scheduled, we expected the paperback to be out for this meeting. It's not yet, so this is an exception to our usual paperback policy.
2. We are meeting on the 4th Sunday of this month instead of the 3rd as we usually do.
From the author's website:
"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."
Author's Site: http://www.tomiadeyemi.com/books
Barnes & Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/children-of-blood-and-bone-tomi-adeyemi/1126559534