Instant New York Times BestsellerTIME Top 100 Fantasy Books of All TimeTIME Best YA Books of All TimeTIME 100: Most Influential People of 2020New York Times Notable Children's Books of 2018 TIME Top 10 Best YA and Children's Books of 2018NPR's Book Concierge 2018 Great Reads List Buzzfeed's 24 Best
Author Tomi Adeyemi
Publisher Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
Published Date 2018-03-06
ISBN 1250170982 9781250170989
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meagan_khatthaname shared a tip "Loved all of the African Mythology. Beautiful story telling and strong female characters"
dinomike shared a tip "Haven’t flown through a book this quickly in a while. Fast paced fantasy that’s for sure a #pageturner"
sarah_brown_5943 shared a tip "SO disappointing. The world was incredible but the pacing was so bad and the main romance was terrible."
taylor_bennett_8544 shared a tip "The story is so intricate and the different perspectives really bring to life all the characters"
nothermione shared a tip "SO GOOD!! MUST READ!!"
darcy_fain shared a tip "Absolutely hooked me in. The bravery of Zelie makes me feel proud to be a young woman."
nancy_2271 shared a tip "I was enthralled. Couldn't put it down."
notabookmaniac shared a tip "Loved the book! The other books in the series let me down, not my style too much but I am in love with this book!"
lightshade_the_fox shared a tip "The most amazing book I've ever read, great storyline great everything omg ahhhhhhh"
liz_beauchamp shared a tip "This one was long but had so much detail. So many emotions packed into one book"
nyla_edwards_3418 shared a tip "Stunning, gripping, totally worth the buy!!"
sara_aiello shared a tip "In"
lex_hun shared a tip "What a beautiful ending message!"
tee_em shared a tip "One of my favourite series is Binti by Nnedi Okorafor. How about you?"
kgosal shared a tip "First book that has really got me excited in a long time! Looking forward to the next installment spring 2019! 😁"
pvnkpixi3 shared a tip "My favorite kind of book: magic and black folk!"
k_the_grey shared a tip "The battle scenes."
bri_moore5706 shared a tip "This is a great book. Fantasy/Magic. Had some plot twists which are always fun.."
lindsey_almeida shared a tip "The audiobook￼ is is great!!!"
chancy_kelley shared a tip "What can I say, if you dont know this book you desperately need to!"
arielle_5980 shared a tip "Almost done with shallow waters! Then moving to Many lives, many masters!"
brave_heart shared a tip "So much pain and sadness in this book, but also triumph."
l_j_r shared a tip "Also, HI!!! I am new to this app and don't know how to personal message you, but it's so nice to hear from you after so long!!"
chaqzza_njalaleh shared a tip "If you liked this book try daughters of Nri"
roxanne_shaunte shared a tip "Absolutely love this book! The story is great, makes you feel magic was once alive and takes you on a journey to restore it"
megan_cavallaro shared a tip "Love this storyline! Unique magical world!"
emily_allen_9179 shared a tip "Culturally rich and great start to a series"
victoria_ibrahim shared a tip "I was glad to find a sequel and found i couldn't put it down either."
rebecca_lapointe shared a tip "Fantastic read!"
lakisha_terrance shared a tip "I was wrap in the pages for hours."
baker_ shared a tip "This book is an absolute page turner! And surprising is filled with romance!!!🥰🥰"
shannon_d_simmons shared a tip "The Circumference Of Any Bone Blood And Child Of Any Heritage Exceeds The Not Want Toos"
2018awesomenerd_. shared a tip "Definitely a book full of plot twists. It’s a good book for a YA reader."
arianne_miller shared a tip "I do"
brooke_pepper shared a tip "I really liked it. I’m waiting to get ahold of the next in the series."
bethany_holmes shared a tip "LOVED IT"
misunderstood_mayo shared a tip "So far I'm at chapter 4 and I love it! Thanks for the recommendation @ella_raines and @ava_e_4538"
zaphir_adams shared a tip "A new perspective i needed."
zai_ shared a tip "it is the most interesting book i have read"
bella_schoofs shared a tip "Thrilling and full of the magic i dream about♡"
colby_streeter shared a tip "Refreshing!"
peyton_pearcy shared a tip "stan zelie for clear skin"
bettina_jones shared a tip "I loved this book"
whatevertheweather.ct shared a tip "Amazing book. Loved all of the character development and storytelling. A little slow in some parts but very worth the wait"
thestarfly shared a tip "We picked this book without knowing much about it, and loved it despite its length and some of the darker themes."
cayenne_martin shared a tip "I absolutely loved this book! It has quite a few plot twists, and it also has a monarchy. I would definitely recommend this book!"
refilwe_carroll shared a tip "I loved this book. It kept me captured throughout."
tatyana_boddie shared a tip "The book was so good but it felt rushed around the end and the romance was poorly thrown in and unnecessary."
stephanie_diehl_610 shared a tip "Such great world building!"
sarah_krieger_6158 shared a tip "This was a recommendation I saw on The Today Show a few months ago. It is so worth the read! Loved it!"
riley_jo shared a tip "Amazing series! Brilliantly written and wraps you up in the world as soon as you open the book!"
a_cash shared a tip "One of the best book I’ve read in a while!"
knight_du_stylo shared a tip "So many! But what stood out to me most, was when the group was in the middle temple learning about the Orishas."
vonia_adams shared a tip "I don't have the words to describe how much I loved this book!"
wendy_little shared a tip "Beautiful setting, characters, and story."
julie_j_6694 shared a tip "Its an amazing book. It has fantasy, romance, and action."
rilicarhurl shared a tip "I liked the adventure part. The emotional scenes were a bit overwritten. Overall good plot, lacking in character."
lasheena_taylor shared a tip "I haven't made it to the end yet! Love it so far!"
annie_dolores shared a tip "Beautiful adventure book for all ages, really enjoyed it. I can't wait to read the second part"
erika_skarlupka shared a tip "LOVE this series!"
courtney_mitchell_3179 shared a tip "#deep"
alan_larsen shared a tip "The central concept of the novel was amazing. The language of the author is rich and beautiful. The story was gripping!"
yolanda_mclemore shared a tip "This book kept me entertained! I love stories with sci-fi. I love to read about people with special powers."
cheetopuff shared a tip "Fav book hands down"
tracy_newman shared a tip "Adeyemi is a fantastic world-creator with strong characters. I loved this book (and the rest of the series)"
aries_casteel shared a tip "Incredible."
joee_segovia shared a tip "Colourful storytelling and a story that sucks you RIGHT in."
kashera_gutierrez shared a tip "I absolutely love books with magic involved. This book was definitely a great read."
mary_rheinschmidt shared a tip "Enjoyed the book until@I read the authors note. Will@not read anything else by this author."
voidmade_tender shared a tip "incredible story telling"
katharyn_livchin shared a tip "A different world and look into magic and race"
alysha_walters shared a tip "Ohhh it was so good. Complex and thrilling characters. Magic that is stunning. A freaking cliffhanger ending."
cameron_hill_7796 shared a tip "I love this series! I would highly recommend it!"
sozo_suru shared a tip "Same! I can't wait for the third book in the series."
kellie_archie shared a tip "This book grabbed me from the beginning. Very good read!"
ebony_boston shared a tip "Yes....its a cross between black panther meets Harry Potter meets Cinderella."
kelsey_thomas_4166 shared a tip "A great read! This page Turner is amazing and I look forward to more boos from this author."
dayna_poage shared a tip "@lauragarcia1 my favorite was Inan’s perspective, even though he was so indecisive"
juan_wasnak shared a tip "LOVED THIS BOOK!!!!!"
barbara_buchanan shared a tip "Edge of your seat suspense."
desiree_lorts shared a tip "Absolutely loved this book! Ever chapter had me on the edge of my seat"
carissa_richetti shared a tip "Unique well written fantasy"
megan_kinstler shared a tip "There needs to be a second book cause the ending is such a cliff hanger!"
kirstin_h-bee shared a tip "SO good. I’m waiting on the third book!"
sarah_araza shared a tip "I was hooked right away. I didn’t put the book down for two days. Great execution and character development!"
katrina_claflin shared a tip "There was enough romance and humor to counterbalance the more serious undertones."
janaea_s shared a tip "I'm amazing book and I can't wait for the movie"
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