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Crown of Thunder: Beasts Made of Night, Book 2

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

New intrigue in action-packed, African-influenced fantasy.

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There's a growing enthusiasm for fantasy with African roots, and this captivating novel of magic, religion, and politics benefits from the author's knowledge of Nigerian folklore and culture. Tochi Onyebuchi keeps the level of suspense high in Crown of Thunder, presenting new complications that up the stakes and add urgency to the plot. He deftly arranges the final confrontation between Taj and his enemies, presenting highly kinetic fight scenes. Although there's plenty left to explore in this dynamic fantasy land, this second volume ends on a welcome note of resolution, likely to leave readers satisfied but eager for more.

Book Details

  • Author: Tochi Onyebuchi
  • Genre: Fantasy
  • Topics: Magic and Fantasy , Adventures
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Razorbill
  • Publication date: October 16, 2018
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 12 - 18
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Available on: Nook, Audiobook (unabridged), Hardback, iBooks, Kindle
  • Last updated: October 16, 2018

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