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Parent reviews for Children of Blood and Bone: Legacy of Orisha, Book 1

Common Sense says

Young women aim to save magic in exciting African fantasy.
Based on our expert review

Parents say

age 15+
Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 12+
Based on 8 reviews
Adult Written byStudiousStudent April 10, 2018

One of the Best Books This Year

I loved this book so much. Everything about it was spot-on for me. The book itself is told from three perspectives: Zélie, Amari, and Inan. There is a lot of violence throughout the novel (some scenes are pretty descriptive). There are some kissing scenes (some passionate). And the language is pretty much what CSM says. The only reason I have this book as 15+ is because of the violence and the strong magic woven throughout the story. Without getting too specific, the book relies heavily on a magic system, some of which is a bit creepy (like summoning a dead soul to perform a task momentarily). I loved this book so much, and I strongly recommend getting it.

This title contains:

Violence & scariness
Adult Written bybnsmith89 August 24, 2018

Exciting Fantasy!

I have recommended this book to teachers for high school aged readers. It's truly an awesome read!

This title contains:

Educational Value
Positive Messages
Positive role models