Akata Warrior (Akata Witch #2) by Nnedi Okorafor
The fantasy tale by Nnedi Okorafor offers a heady mix of fanciful make-believe, passion, trouble, and miracle all rolled into one. The story’s main character is an American girl who has been born and brought up in Nigeria. The twelve-year-old girl, known by the name of Sunny Nwazue is anything but ordinary. Her stint with adventure begins when she is inducted into the secret organization, the Leopard society. The tale of extraordinary happenings continues as she is chosen to be the leader of a perilous mission. She has to nip Ekwensu’s masquerades in the bud. She already has a lot on her hands. She dabbles in studying the secret script in her queer Nsibidi book. Her adventures have just begun. An unpredictable incident finds her in the clutches of a monster. She gathers courage and with the help of her friends, gives her tormentors a tough time. She along with Orlu, Sasa, Chichi and Anyanwu begin their crusade against their enemies. The book qualifies as a commendable story written with a strong narration interwoven richly with a vivid imagination and fantastic events. The book is definitely an adventurer’s delight and a bibliophile’s pride. Read the hair-raising, racy, fantasy novel to quench your thirst for adventure.