Children of Blood and Bone is a fictional novel for a young adult audience. The fascinating tale in this novel is written by Tomi Adeyemi who is a good writer when it comes to writing fiction, which is within her comfort zone. Children of Virtue and Vengeance is another book written by Tomi Adeyemi which deserves to listen in its audio version for such a mind-blowing story for young adults. The Children of Blood and Bone is the first chapter of a brand new series with the title, Legacy of Orisha.
Bahni Turpin, the acclaimed narrator, has given the audio performance in this novel. Her breathtaking narration made the audience rooted to their seats while listening to it.
The author in this chapter creates a highly stunning world that revolves around black magic and the dangers existing around. Zelie Adebola, the prime character, recalls the time when the Orisha’s soil hummed with magic. It was the time when the Tigers beckoned waves, Burners ignited flames and the mother of Zelie Reaper called in forth souls.
However, everything changed completely on the night when magic disappeared. Under the instructions of a callous king, Mai was killed. That left Zelie without her mother and her people also lost hope. Zelie this time has a chance to bring back the magic and also to strike against the monarchy. Zelie must now outrun and outwit the crown prince who is determined to eradicate the magic for good.
Children of Blood and Bone is a fictional novel not to be missed at all. The story writing, characterization, and narration have all been excellent for this novel. It is an absolute treat for young adults and even beyond.