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The Garden By Tomi Champion-Adeyemi (2)

  • ASIN: ‎ B0BGQ785QX
  • Publisher: ‎ Amazon Original Stories (November 15, 2022)
  • Kindle: ‎ 6964 KB
  • Print: ‎ 44 pages




In this dreamlike short story told in alternating prose and verse, number one New York Times bestselling author Tomi Champion-Adeyemi weaves a tale of a young woman’s journey to find her mother and uncover her secrets.

Fifteen years ago, Lęina’s mother, Yuliana, went searching for a mythical place called the Garden and never returned. Determined to learn the truth about what happened, Lęina travels to Brazil to search for the hidden realm, with Yuliana’s journal and a local tour guide leading the way. But Lęina soon begins to wonder if she’s looking for answers—or if what she truly wants to find is herself.


Named one of TIME’s 100 most influential people, Tomi Champion-Adeyemi is the number one New York Times bestselling author of Children of Blood and Bone, which won the Andre Norton Award and the Lodestar Award, and its sequel, Children of Virtue and Vengeance. After graduating from Harvard University, she studied West African mythology and culture in Salvador, Brazil.



REVIEW:
My introduction to this author, and not my last.
Generally, I am not a fan of books that are written in prose. This one was different for me though. I loved so many of the poems, and they also told the story of Leina and her journey.
It was a magical journey of self-discovery that really appealed to me. It also left me wanting more.
That's the thing with short stories. Their short but usually sweet.


4/5





**Compensation may be earned from the link within. This copy was borrowed through Amazon Prime Reading. Opinions are owned by Freda's Voice.

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