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Able to play football and get through another day of school without being bullied But once she befriends Orlu and Chichi Sunny is plunged in to the world of the Leopard People where your worst defect becomes your greatest asset Together Sunny Orlu Chichi and Sasha fo What can I say It felt very much like book one of Harry Potter in terms of plot and situation only milder and set in NigeriaIt shouldn t have felt milder Objectively there were child mutilations and a serial murderer on the loose And there wasn t some gigantic castle with enchantments up to protect the students So theoretically if I were one of these four kids I d be creaming my pantsBrushing that aside the setting is deeply fascinating to me with magics very tied to the place and culture with masks and masuerades and local spirits and demons and angels The magic system was solid and cool as were all the magical beastiesI didn t even mind the mirroring of HP elements popping up like clockwork like everywhere I just let myself enjoy the magic the discovery and the coming of ageSometimes that s all you need to do I think I might like to continue with the series It s a comfortable familiar ride but just off the beaten path

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Akata Witch

Akata Witch transports the reader to a magical place where nothing is uite as it seems Born in New York but living in Aba Nigeria twelve year old Sunny is understandably a little lost She is albino and thus incredibly sensitive to the sun All Sunny wants to do is be We embrace those things that make us uniue or odd For only in these things can we locate and then develop our most individual abilities Sunny was born in New York but recently moved back to her homeland Aba Nigeria and that transition has not been easy She s bullied for her American ness her weirdness and above all for her skin she s an albino African American All Sunny wants is to do what other normal twelve year olds can do play soccer in the sun laugh with a bunch of friends and be accepted for who she is Instead she is bullied Bullied by the kids at school by her brothers at home and by her father who wishes she was a boyBut then one day Orlu and Chichi come into her life followed by Sasha Sunny learns that she is of the ancient race called Leopard People who draw their strength from their greatest weaknesses ie Sunny s albino complexion makes her weak to the sun This actually becomes a huge assetMeanwhile a man called Black Hat Otokoto is carving his way across

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Rm the youngest ever Oha Coven Their mission is to track down Black Hat Otokoto the man responsible for kidnapping and maiming children Will Sunny be able to overcome the killer with powers stronger than her own or will the future she saw in the flames become reality BRILLIANT fantasy set in Nigeria and a fantasy world unlike any I ve ever read before Great world building character development and imagery Hoping that this is a series with many many installments because I want to journey back


10 thoughts on “Akata Witch

  1. says:

    I spent the weekend with a great book Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor As you can guess I’m a sucker for all kinds of mythology and this middle gradeYA fantasy is steeped in the myth and magic of NigeriaOur main character is

  2. says:

    We embrace those things that make us uniue or odd For only in these things can we locate and then develop our most individual abilities Sunny was born in New York but recently moved back to her homeland Aba Nigeria and that transiti

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    I was hooked from prologue to epilogueNot only is it a refreshing piece of literature that will appeal to fantasy fans and those who are looking for culture magic in their reads it is so much surprising structured and well written than Binti from the same author so definitely do not let that one influence whether you give this a chance or not Sunny is albino which is just her luck since she wishes she could play soccer But when Sunny is int

  4. says:

    What is really compelling about Nnedi Okorafor's Akata Witch wasn't the plot which is solid but the sense that y

  5. says:

    TW brief mentions of child abuse; some fatphobic language I listened to this on audio and it was so immersive This was a uniue magic system based in Nigerian folklore Our MC was raised in America but has lived in Nigeria for years This story explores themes of ethnicity and race belonging ancestry and sexism This book did struggle with some pacing issues and the characters not always feeling as young as they were supposed to be But overal

  6. says:

    What can I say It felt very much like book one of Harry Potter in terms of plot and situation only milder and set in NigeriaIt shouldn't have felt milder Objectively there were child mutilations and a serial murderer on the loose And there wasn't some gigantic castle with enchantments up to protect the students So theoretically if I were on

  7. says:

    Twelve year old Sunny's family moved from the United States to their native Nigeria when she was nine years old Even though her family is originally from Nigeria Sunny is always an outsider amongst her schoolmates She's American by birth and albino both traits that make her a target for bullies When she has a terrifying vision of the end of the world she discovers yet another uality that sets her apart from the rest of the community She's

  8. says:

    So torn on this one about giving it a 3 or 4 star ratingPros Love that the story is set in Africa with African and African American main characters as well as an albino Also it goes the Percy Jackson route of explaining that what we call learning disabilities like ADD and dyslexia are just bi products of their

  9. says:

    BRILLIANT fantasy set in Nigeria and a fantasy world unlike any I've ever read before Great world building character development and imagery Hoping that this is a series with many many installments because I want to journey

  10. says:

    If you're looking for an interesting example of non Eurocentric worldbuilding then pick up this book If you're looking for a good plot and sound characterisation you can probably find betterIn terms of setting this book is fantasti

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