Children of Blood and Bone

Children of Blood and Bone Review

They killed my mother.
They took our magic.
They tried to bury us.

Now we rise.


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.

Title:Children of Blood and Bone
Edition Language:English

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  • Nenia ?? Queen of Villainy ?? Campbell

    Instagram || Twitter || Facebook || Amazon || PinterestNote: I'm going to start blocking people who come onto this review to tell me that I have read or reviewed it incorrectly. I tried it, I didn'...

  • ??Nani??

    An oversimplified extra-tropey YA on steroids.Hmm, where does one begin?Sooo, does the book that made headlines well before it was even published live up to its hype? It truly saddens me to say this b...

  • Emily May

    “No matter how much I crave peace, the gods have other plans.” 4 1/2 stars. Wow, I have had quite a week. I started Children of Blood and Bone last Thursday as I was going into labour (because,...

  • Emma Giordano

    5 STARS! This is genuinely the greatest debut fantasy novel, greatest fantasy novel in general that I have read in a very long time. Initially, I was TERRIFIED to read Children of Blood and Bone. The ...

  • Roxane

    This was a gripping read. The world building here is phenomenal. The main characters are richly drawn and I was invested in each of their struggles. This book is very action packed. So much is happeni...

  • Tomi Adeyemi

    You'll like this book. I'm biased, but I need to meet my goodreads challenge so I'm marking this as read. ...

  • Emily (Books with Emily Fox)

    THE HYPE IS REAL!I always prefer to decide for myself if the new overhyped YA book is worth it... and I'm happy to say that this new Fantasy book totally was!I loved the magic system, the world, the c...

  • Hailey (Hailey in Bookland)

    4.5*I'm definitely going to have to reread this, but the audiobook was an awesome introduction to this story!...

  • chai ?

    I didn't really like this book but no matter, it has served its purpose which was introducing me to Amari so thanks for that I guess.It wasn't a terrible book, I am just a horrible hollow kind of indi...

  •  Teodora

    5/5 ⭐Full review on my Blog: The Dacian She-Wolf 🐺Let’s start with the basics: I am *in love* with the cover! Like, for real. Just look at it. It’s gorgeous. Lit. So pleasing to look at.Okay,...