- File Size: 488 KB
- Print Length: 676 pages
- Publication Date: November 11, 2010
- Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B004C05C98
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Lending: Enabled
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,284,129 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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"Children of Blood and Bone"
Tomi Adeyemi conjures a stunning world of dark magic and danger in her West African-inspired fantasy debut. Learn more
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Admittedly, it starts fairly slowly but the lead character is realistic and likeable enough to hold your attention. The other main characters, introduced about a third of the way through the story are equally as realistic but not always as likable. Actually, that's probably an understatement; one character in particular is thoroughly disgusting and not someone who I would care to mix with (although his video collection may be worth borrowing!).
There are some great one liners (many of which would get me reported if I posted them here) and I found myself chuckling to myself on many an occasion.
When I finished reading this, I thought to myself, 'Yeah okay, that was good. Now on to the next book'. Strangely though, over the days following, my mind has revisited it and I have found myself wondering what Mike and his friends are doing now. I'm sure Aaron David has some ideas and I would love to read about them sometime.