The Indigo Teen Staff Pick of the Month is a program where over 100 employees vote on their favourite read for the month! This is super cool because the pick is 100% the BEST pick of the month! I’m so excited to participate in the reveal and give you all the details on this months pick. Use #indigostaffpicks on your social media to show us your photos and tweets.
The April 2018 pick is Children of Blood & Bone by Tomi Adeyemi! Read more about the YA Fantasy book of the year below!
Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zelie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls.
But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were targeted and killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and her people without hope.
Now, Zélie has one chance to bring back magic and strike against the monarchy. With the help of a rogue princess, Zélie must outwit and outrun the crown prince, who is hell-bent on eradicating magic for good.
Danger lurks in Orïsha, where snow leoponaires prowl and vengeful spirits wait in the waters. Yet the greatest danger may be Zélie herself as she struggles to control her powers—and her growing feelings for the enemy.
What a RIDE! This book is so fast paced you won’t even notice the 535 pages, they just fly by. I loved the characters and the depth to them. The world building is beautiful and book two has a lot of potential! If you’re looking for a book you’ll read as fast as you read Sarah J Maas or Leigh Bardugo look no further Children of Blood & Bone is perfect for you. I also loved the culture that was infused in the pages of this book. It was beautiful. Thank you Adeyemi for sharing your world with us. Grab a copy from your local Indigo or online at Chapters Indigo, it’s ONLY 20$ for the month of April! 🙂