Caitlyn Paxson

Critic

USA

Caitlyn Paxson is a writer and storyteller. She has pursued studies in writing, folklore, and performance in the United States, Canada, England, Scotland and France. She reviews books for NPR Books and Quill & Quire. Past jobs include being an artistic director of storytelling performances, a fiber arts consultant, a legal document and poetry transcriber, a 19th century jack of all trades, and a shepherdess.

Children of Blood and Bones (Legacy of Orïsha)

Date: 06 Mar 2018 Category: Books
8.0 Rating
Zélie was born a maji, a person meant to wield the magic of the gods for the good of the people of Orïsha. But when she was a child, the King of Orïsha ordered a raid that wiped out most of the maji, including her mother, and subjugated those who were left. Marked by their white hair and devoid of their powers, maji and their families live in fear. Amari and her brother Inan grew up in the luxury of the royal palace, far away from the suffe ...