Beasts Made of Night, Crown of Thunder, War Girls and now Riot Baby. This year Tochi Onyebuchi made a great present to his fans as he released his new novel. This book has already received multiple positive reviews.
Ella and Kev are siblings. But Ella is not an ordinary girl. She has a Thing. She sees things that haven’t happened yet, e.g. she sees a classmate grow up to become a nurse and her neighbor’s son murdered in a drive-by shooting. What should Ella do with her power? Is it a gift or a curse? Her brother Kev tries to help his sister find the answer to the question. Kev also wants to protect Ella from a power that could destroy her. But when he is imprisoned, his sister must decide what it means to watch Kev suffer while holding the ability to wreck cities in her hands.
Riot Baby is an intimate family story and at the same time a global dystopian narrative. It burns fearlessly toward revolution and has quietly devastating things to say about love, fury, and the black American experience.
Ella’s and Kev’s childhoods are defined and destroyed by racism. Nevertheless, they are both extremely human and infinitely powerful. Their futures might alter the world.
We recommend you not to leave this novel without your attention, as well as his other books. Visit prabook.com to find his full bibliography. Here you can also learn a lot of interesting about the author himself.