Redemptor (Raybearer Book 2) (Hardcover)

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Redemptor (Raybearer Book 2) (Hardcover)

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Empress Tarisi has a mission and she knows the odds are against her as a Redemptor: running an empire, preparing for a trip to the Underworld, and negotiating justice, all on top of balancing love and duty. But with the help of friends new and old, hope for change is on the horizon. Author, Jordan Ifueko, comes roaring back with a story of heart, courage, and action that will delight fans of Raybearer

— From Staff Picks by Jessica

Jordan Ifueko is the Nebula Finalist & New York Times bestselling author of the Raybearer series and other stories, including short fiction in the Hugo-nominated magazine Strange Horizons. She’s been featured on NPR Best Books, NPR Pop Culture Hour, ALA Top Ten, Buzzfeed, and other publications. She writes about magic Black girls who aren’t magic all the time, because honestly, they deserve a vacation. Ifueko lives in Los Angeles with her husband David and their 3-legged trustafarian dog Reginald Ovahcomah. Follow Jordan on instagram @jordanifueko.

Product Details ISBN: 9781419739842
ISBN-10: 1419739840
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date: August 17th, 2021
Pages: 400
Language: English
Series: Raybearer
“Breathtakingly beautiful. . . Impossible to put down. . . Enthralling. . . I am sold on anything that Ifueko creates for her audience from this point on.”
— NPR

"Immersive and gorgeously written, the sequel and conclusion to the Raybearer duology is just as excellent as the first."
 
— Buzzfeed

“[An] incredible sequel.”
— Tor.com

“Tarasai is back and bound to survive the trials and terrors of being the Empress Redemptor in this remarkably written fantasy sequel.”
— Ms. Magazine

“This conclusion to Jordan Ifueko’s richly imagined fantasy saga is full of complex characters, rich language and conflicts that will resonate.”
— Minneapolis Star Tribune

“A fast-paced story [readers] will not want to put down.”
— Black Girls Create

Redemptor delivers a more than satisfying conclusion to this incredible world Jordan has gifted us.”
— Cinelinx

Redemptor is a stunning conclusion to an atmospheric and imaginative YA fantasy duology.”
— YA Books Central

**STARRED REVIEW**
"This proves once again that Ifueko is a masterful storyteller. She paints a breathtaking, heart-wrenching story about love, family, responsibility, and duty. Ifueko’s writing is nothing short of transportive, whisking readers to far-off worlds while employing gorgeous imagery and prose."
— Booklist

**STARRED REVIEW**
"A strong and worthy successor that showcases the skill of a master worldbuilder." 
— Kirkus Reviews

"Fans of the previous title will find a satisfying and twisty journey to success for Tarisai, whose trauma and guilt will resonate with many, and fantasy readers looking for an intricate, unique story in comparatively compact form will want to check out this larger-than-life duology." 
— Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"The series blends ­Nigerian folklore with inventive fantasy, adventure, and occasional romance. . .A satisfying conclusion." 
— School Library Journal