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Set in a West African-inspired fantasy kingdom, a girl descended from a long line of powerful witchdoctors, fails at magic, fails to call upon the ancestors, and can't even cast the simplest curse. But when her kingdom is threatened by the terrible Demon King, she must trade years off her life for magic to stop him from destroying the world—that is if it doesn’t kill her f ...more
Hardcover, 400 pages
Expected publication: September 19th 2019 by HarperVoyager (first published September 10th 2019)
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Elise (TheBookishActress)
Apr 14, 2018 marked it as releases-2019
So this book apparently has not been announced yet, but it's being pitched as Wonder Woman in a West-African inspired world. also, it's about a girl with no power trying to defeat her sister with power. sign me up.
Sana
Mar 10, 2018 marked it as to-read-so-bad-it-hurts
Aaand the comparisons to Black Panther begins

No, but for real this actually sounds great and I don't know how I didn't know about this before today like

'Set in a West African-inspired fantasy kingdom and having a tone comparable to Wonder Woman, Last Witchdoctor centers on a young woman who fails at magic, fails to call upon the ancestors and can't even cast the simplest curse. In fact, she fails so much that her witchdoctor mother conjures a better daughter, one whose power soon threatens to de
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Mar 11, 2018 marked it as to-read
Hella on board for witch doctors.
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Jan 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
You had me at the first few words of the synopsis. *grabby hands*
Lina~Blackbird Queen
Jan 18, 2019 marked it as to-read
Just a little question...

WHY THE HECK ISN'T THIS IN MY HANDS NOW!

(Excuse my capslock, please.)
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Rena Barron grew up in small-town Alabama where stories of magic and adventure sparked her imagination. After penning her first awful poem in middle school, she graduated to writing short stories and novels by high school.

Rena has an affinity for good cheese, wine, and nature. For a time, she lived in the Franche-Comté region of France, where she hiked to her heart’s content and explored the ruins
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