Disney and Lucasfilm are taking over production of the West Africa-inspired YA fantasy, Children of Blood and Bone, that took the world by storm last year. The story’s set in a kingdom where genocide has wiped out everyone who can perform magic. Those who were children at the time of the slaughter, and therefore survived, are oppressed by a cruel king who killed magic at its source on the day of the genocide. Zélie is one of the survivors and she has to go on a journey to restore magic to her people. The book grapples with the subject of power – who gets to have it, who should have it,…
Good news: it's in the same universe. Bad news: it's a prequel.
The fascinating story of an author who correctly guessed so many details of the Krugersdorp Murders investigation that she got interrogated by the police.
Who knew Daughter of Smoke and Bone had so many different covers?
I think a Shu Alina is an excellent idea, for four main reasons.