|DTL- (Not Too) Young Adult Book Club: Children of Blood and Bone|
Event Type: DTL Adults: Classes/Lectures/Workshops|
Age Group(s): Adults
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi AdeyemiLibrary: Downtown Library Boca Raton
Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orďsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zelie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But, everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were targeted and 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 Orďsha, 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 the enemy.
Tomi Adeyemi is a Nigerian-American writer and creative writing coach based in San Diego, California. After graduating Harvard University with an honors degree in English literature, she received a fellowship that allowed her to study West African mythology and culture in Salvador, Brazil. When she’s not working on her novels, she can be found blogging and teaching creative writing to her 4,500 subscribers at tomiadeyemi.com.
Join BRPL staff Michel for the best in YA Lit and the opportunity to geek out with fellow fans.
Location: DTL Heimberg Business Mtg Room
Contact: Program Service
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