Children of Virtue and Vengeance (Large Print / Library Binding)
After battling the impossible, Z�lie and Amari have finally succeeded in bringing magic back to the land of Or�sha. But the ritual was more powerful than they could've imagined, reigniting the powers of not only the maji, but of nobles with magic ancestry, too.�Now, Z�lie struggles to unite the maji in an Or�sha where the enemy is just as powerful as they are. But when the monarchy and military unite to keep control of Or�sha, Z�lie must fight to secure Amari's right to the throne and protect the new maji from the monarchy's wrath. With civil war looming on the horizon, Z�lie finds herself at a breaking point: she must discover a way to bring the kingdom together or watch as Or�sha tears itself apart.
About the Author
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, religion, and culture in Salvador, Brazil. Her first novel is Children of Blood and Bone. When she's not working on her novels or watching BTS music videos, she can be found blogging and teaching creative writing on her website.
This book is peace. This book is quiet love. This book is flowers in bloom. This book is a TREASURE. The story of Tea Dragons, small dragons that grow tea leaves from their horns, and their caretakers, a task that takes deep love and dedication, and an art form that needs to be passed on by someone who feels love deep in their heart.... You cannot help but fall head over heels for Katie O'Neill's stunning story and beautiful artwork!! Her work takes me to a safe and beautiful place every time I read it. Truly a treasure of a book.
(Graphic Novel, Ages 9+) - reviewed by Isabel