Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Adeyemi grew up in Homewood Flossmoor and Hinsdale. She graduated from Hinsdale Central High School in 2011. Biography: Tomi Adeyemi is the #1 New York Times-bestselling Nigerian-American author of Children of Blood and Bone. After graduating Harvard University with an honors degree in English literature, she received a fellowship to study West African mythology, religion, and culture in Salvador, Brazil. When sheĺs not working on her novels, she can be found blogging and teaching creative writing on her website. She now resides in San Diego, California.
- """Children of Blood and Bone"""
- -- #1 New York Times Bestseller
- -- Starred Review, Booklist, 2018
- -- Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, 2018
- -- Starred Review, Kirkus, 2018
- -- Starred Review, VOYA, 2018
- -- Finalist, Kirkus Prize, 2018
|Children of blood and bone /
ISBN: 1250170974 OCLC: 990287971 Seventeen-year-old Ze╠ülie, her older brother Tzain, and rogue princess Amari fight to restore magic to the land and activate a new generation of magi, but they are ruthlessly pursued by the crown prince, who believes the return of magic will mean the end of the monarchy.
|CHILDREN OF VIRTUE AND VENGEANCE.
ISBN: 1250170990 OCLC: 1030485153 After Ze╠ülie and Amari bring magic back to the land of Ori╠łsha, the monarchy and military unite to keep control of Ori╠łsha, forcing Ze╠ülie to fight to secure Amari's right to the throne and protect the new maji from the monarchy's wrath.