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Tomi Adeyemi Signs Children of Virtue & Vengeance
San Diego Central Library
San Diego, CA
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Tomi Adeyemi Signs Children of Virtue & Vengeance
San Diego Central Library @ Joan /\ Irwin Jacobs Common
Hosted by Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore, in partnership with the Library Shop
330 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
Saturday, December 14 at 2 PM

Join local YA author Tomi Adeyemi for the West Coast launch event of the highly anticipated sequel to her instant #1 New York Times bestselling debut, Children of Blood & Bone. This will be Tomi's only West Coast appearance on her tour.

Children of Blood & Bone has earned rapturous praise, with Entertainment Weekly calling it "a phenomenon". The New York Times said it "poses thought-provoking questions about race, class and authority that hold up a warning mirror to our sharply divided society.

In the next book of the Legacy of Orisha trilogy, Children of Virtue & Vengeance, Zélie and Amari have finally succeeded in bringing magic back to the land of Orïsha. But the ritual was more powerful than they couldve imagined, reigniting the powers of not only the maji, but of nobles with magic ancestry, too. Now, Zélie struggles to unite the maji in an Orïsha where the enemy is just as powerful as they are. With civil war looming on the horizon, Zélie finds herself at a breaking point: she must discover a way to bring the kingdom together or watch as Orïsha tears itself apart.

More praise for Children of Blood & Bone:

Adeyemi taps into a rich imaginative lineage as she weaves West African mythology into a bespoke world that resonates with our own. -- The Atlantic

The epic Ive been waiting for. -- New York Times-bestselling author Marie Lu
One of the biggest young adult fiction debut book deals of the year. -- Teen Vogue

New York Times Notable Children's Books of 2018

TIME Top 10 Best YA and Children's Books of 2018

NPR's Book Concierge 2018 Great Reads List

Buzzfeed's 24 Best YA Books of 2018

Bustle's Top 25 Best Young Adults Books of 2018

Proceeds support the San Diego Public Library.


San Diego Central Library (View)
330 Park Blvd,
San Diego, CA 92101
United States


Arts > Literary

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Owner: Creating Conversations
On BPT Since: Oct 09, 2013
Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore, Jackie Jou


Question: What if I already have a copy of the book but want to attend this event to meet the author?
Answer: Purchasing a ticket to this event comes with a copy of Tomi's second book, Children of Virtue and Vengeance. For this event, tickets are required for entry. Have you already pre-ordered Children of Virtue and Vengeance with another retailer? Sometimes our customers run into that issue when they hear of an author tour. Many of our customers will purchase a ticket to the event and simply return their pre-order to the original retailer OR give the second copy as a gift to a lucky friend!

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