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Children of Virtue and Vengeance (Legacy of Orisha Book 2) by [Tomi Adeyemi]
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Children of Virtue and Vengeance (Legacy of Orisha Book 2) Kindle Edition

4.8 out of 5 stars 6,490 ratings
Book 2 of 2: Legacy of Orïsha

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Adeyemi again gives readers a thrill ride of a novel that begs to be read in one sitting."—Seira Wilson, Amazon Editor

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Editorial Reviews

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TIME Top 100 Fantasy Books of All Time
NPR's Best Books of 2019

"Relentless even beyond its finish, this is a sure-fire hit. Definitely have more than one on hand." ―Booklist, Starred Review

"Adeyemi's thrilling second Legacy of Orïsha novel ups the stakes and expands the series' mythology while extolling unity and illustrating the futility of hatred and retribution... a vivid, visceral tale studded with action and capped with a literary gut-punch." ―Publishers Weekly

"The passion and drama in the writing are as powerful as ever...Readers delighted by the complex, politically sophisticated kingdom of Orïsha will cheer its return in this alluring sequel." ―Horn Book


Praise for Children of Blood and Bone:

“Adeyemi taps into a rich imaginative lineage as she weaves West African mythology into a bespoke world that resonates with our own.” The Atlantic

“Propulsive pacing and richly imagined world.” Vox

“Adeyemi’s writing is beautiful and immersive.” –Tor.com

“A miraculous achievement.” –The Guardian

“The epic I’ve been waiting for.” New York Times-bestselling author Marie Lu

“You will be changed. You will be ready to rise up and reclaim your own magic!”New York Times-bestselling author Dhonielle Clayton

“A magnificent, heartrending, earthshaking debut.” ―New York Times-bestselling author Daniel José Older

"High stakes, a captivating fantasy landscape, and a brave heroine worth rooting for make Children of Blood and Bone unlike anything I've ever read." ―Kami Garcia, #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of Beautiful Creatures and author of The Lovely Reckless

"Powerful, captivating, and raw―Adeyemi is a talent to watch. Exceptional." ―Kirkus, Starred Review

"Adeyemi’s devastating debut is a brutal, beautiful tale of revolution, faith, and star-crossed love." ―Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

"... Adeyemi keeps it fresh with an all-black cast of characters, a meaningful emphasis on fighting for justice, a complex heroine saving her own people, and a brand of magic made more powerful by the strength of heritage and ancestry." ―Booklist, Starred Review

"...A refreshing YA fantasy with an all–West African cast of characters that should be on every shelf." ―School Library Journal, Starred Review

"This is an exceptional debut from the author and will have a huge audience desperately waiting for more." ―VOYA, Starred Review

"Nigerian culture and geography... give this fantasy a distinct flavor, further distinguished by the intensity of emotion." ―Horn Book

--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

Review

Praise for Children of Blood and Bone

"Adeyemi taps into a rich imaginative lineage as she weaves West African mythology into a bespoke world that resonates with our own." -The Atlantic

"Propulsive pacing and richly imagined world." --Vox

"Adeyemi's writing is beautiful and immersive." -Tor.com

"A miraculous achievement." -The Guardian

"The epic I've been waiting for." --New York Times-bestselling author Marie Lu

"You will be changed. You will be ready to rise up and reclaim your own magic!" --New York Times-bestselling author Dhonielle Clayton

"A magnificent, heartrending, earthshaking debut." --New York Times-bestselling author Daniel José Older

"High stakes, a captivating fantasy landscape, and a brave heroine worth rooting for make Children of Blood and Bone unlike anything I've ever read." --Kami Garcia, #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of Beautiful Creatures and author of The Lovely Reckless

"Powerful, captivating, and raw--Adeyemi is a talent to watch. Exceptional." --Kirkus, Starred Review

"Adeyemi's devastating debut is a brutal, beautiful tale of revolution, faith, and star-crossed love." --Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

"... Adeyemi keeps it fresh with an all-black cast of characters, a meaningful emphasis on fighting for justice, a complex heroine saving her own people, and a brand of magic made more powerful by the strength of heritage and ancestry." --Booklist, Starred Review

"...A refreshing YA fantasy with an all-West African cast of characters that should be on every shelf." --School Library Journal, Starred Review

"This is an exceptional debut from the author and will have a huge audience desperately waiting for more." --VOYA, Starred Review

"Nigerian culture and geography... give this fantasy a distinct flavor, further distinguished by the intensity of emotion." --Horn Book

--This text refers to the library edition.

Product details

  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B07C9Z5N6B
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (December 3, 2019)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ December 3, 2019
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 8289 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 409 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.8 out of 5 stars 6,490 ratings

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Lexy
2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 16, 2020
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Kenny
3.0 out of 5 stars Okay read
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5.0 out of 5 stars Definitely upped her game.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 15, 2020
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Sara
2.0 out of 5 stars More like Children of Back and Forth
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Carline Benoit
5.0 out of 5 stars Both reads are a must.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 9, 2020
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