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Children of Virtue and Vengeance: Legacy of Orisha, Book 2

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

African fantasy keeps up suspense in battle-heavy sequel.

Book Tomi Adeyemi Fantasy 2019
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age 13+


I havent been able to find a book the really captures my attention in a while. Then I remembered this book that I had gotten my daughter for Christmas and thought I'd try it. I dont want to put it down!! This book is absolutley captivating!! Beautifully written

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Author Tomi Adeyemi maintains a high level of suspense and displays a knack for complex characterization in this exciting sequel. Epic fantasy isn't known for its diversity, but this saga sticks close to its roots and presents teen characters of African backgrounds. There are many battles, but they project a certain degree of sameness as the narrative advances. Characters seem to die, but are then somehow healed. Adeyemi has some stylistic tics that may bother some readers (for example, she always comments on what's happening to a character's chest during a stressful situation, although not in a sexual way). All in all, a necessary gathering of plot threads, but an installment that many leave some readers impatient for the final volume of the series.

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