Welcome to episode 5 of Nafiza Reads! I missed last week because well, things happen and I won’t be around next week ever because! Eid-ul-fitr!
This week I’m reading a bit of The Bloodprint by Ausma Zehanat Khan. It’s no secret that I think Ausma is amazing and her books are as amazing as she is.
Without further ado, here’s me tripping over the wonder that is the first few pages of The Bloodprint. Enjoy or um pretend that you do.
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Ausma Zehanat Khan is a British-born Canadian living in the United States, whose own parents are heirs to a complex story of migration to and from three different continents. A former adjunct professor at American and Canadian universities, she holds a Ph.D. in International Human Rights Law, with the 1995 Srebrenica massacre as the main […]
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In the walled city of Kos, corrupt mages can magically call forth sin from a sinner in the form of sin-beasts – lethal creatures spawned from feelings of guilt. Taj is the most talented of the aki, young sin-eaters indentured by the mages to slay the sin-beasts. But Taj’s livelihood comes at a terrible cost. […]
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