Hello Gemmies! I have a new cover reveal to share with you today. Akata Woman by Nnedi Okorafor, the third long awaited book in The Nsibidi Scripts series is finally coming. Akata Witch, The first book in the series, was recently named one of Time Magazine's "100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time" and "100 Best YA Books of All Time". Akata Woman is a rich young adult fantasy series based on Nigerian folklore. It's been a while since I have read the first two books and I am looking forward to returning to this magical land.
Synopsis: From the moment Sunny Nwazue discovered she had mystical energy flowing in her blood, she sought to understand and control her powers. Throughout her adventures in Akata Witch and Akata Warrior, she had to navigate the balance between nearly everything in her life—America and Nigeria, the "normal" world and the one infused with juju, human and spirit, good daughter and powerful Leopard Person.
Now, those hard lessons and abilities are put to the test in a quest so dangerous and fantastical, it would be madness to go...but may destroy the world if she does not. With the help of her friends, Sunny embarks on a mission to find a precious object hidden deep in an otherworldly realm. Defeating the guardians of the prize will take more from Sunny than she has to give, and triumph will mean she will be forever changed.
Published by Viking Books For Young Readers, Akata Woman will hit bookshelves January 18, 2022, and is available for pre-order from all major booksellers. What do you think of the cover? Have you read Akata Witch or Akata Warrior? Let me know by leaving a comment below. Happy Reading!