Akata WitchBook - 2017
From Library Staff
In this African folklore, one young women comes into her magical powers in order to stop the local murders.
Enjoy this magical story with Nigerian culture as a beautiful bonus.
Nnedi Okorafor is a Nigerian sci-fi/fantasy author. The Akata series is a finalist for the Andre Norton Award for Best Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy.
ArapahoeScarlett Mar 17, 2018
This is a wonderful book with an imaginative, colorful setting. It's definitely worth a read for anyone looking for something different than your average fantasy. With its basis in African folklore and culture, the narrative is striking and engaging. However, the heroine does face a great deal of... Read More »
ArapahoeStaff1 Jul 13, 2017
The premise for this book seemed incredibly interesting, and the story has a strong female character, but I had a really difficult time getting into the book. I loved the magic, and the setting in Nigeria, but I felt like it took a really long time to get to the problem the young witches have to ... Read More »
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