War Girls by Tochi Onyebuchi audiobook

War Girls

By Tochi Onyebuchi
Read by Adepero Oduye

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12.95 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9780593106112

Two sisters are torn apart by war and must fight their way back to each other in a futuristic, Black Panther-inspired Nigeria. The year is 2172. Climate change and nuclear disasters have rendered much of earth unlivable. Only the lucky ones have escaped to space colonies in the sky. In a war-torn Nigeria, battles are fought using flying, deadly mechs and soldiers are outfitted with bionic limbs and artificial organs meant to protect them from the harsh, radiation-heavy climate. Across the nation, as the years-long civil war wages on, survival becomes the only way of life. Two sisters, Onyii and Ify, dream of more. Their lives have been marked by violence and political unrest. Still, they dream of peace, of hope, of a future together. And they're willing to fight an entire war to get there. Acclaimed author, Tochi Onyebuchi, has written an immersive, action-packed, deeply personal novel perfect for fans of Nnedi Okorafor, Marie Lu, and Paolo Bacigalupi.

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Summary

Summary

An Ignyte Award for Best YA Novel

Two sisters are torn apart by war and must fight their way back to each other in a futuristic, Black Panther-inspired Nigeria. The year is 2172. Climate change and nuclear disasters have rendered much of earth unlivable. Only the lucky ones have escaped to space colonies in the sky. In a war-torn Nigeria, battles are fought using flying, deadly mechs and soldiers are outfitted with bionic limbs and artificial organs meant to protect them from the harsh, radiation-heavy climate. Across the nation, as the years-long civil war wages on, survival becomes the only way of life. Two sisters, Onyii and Ify, dream of more. Their lives have been marked by violence and political unrest. Still, they dream of peace, of hope, of a future together. And they're willing to fight an entire war to get there. Acclaimed author, Tochi Onyebuchi, has written an immersive, action-packed, deeply personal novel perfect for fans of Nnedi Okorafor, Marie Lu, and Paolo Bacigalupi.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

"[A] compulsively readable story with high action and high drama in equal measure.” School Library Journal
“War Girls is a brutal and spectacular feat of imagination.” Dhonielle Clayton, author of The Belles series.
“Explores themes surrounding colonization, family, and the injustices of war.” Kirkus Reviews 
“This heart-wrenching and complex page-turner, drawn from the 1960s Nigerian civil war, will leave readers stunned and awaiting the second installment.” Publishers Weekly (starred review}
“A fascinating futuristic Nigeria and a plot filled with left hooks and upper cuts.” New York Times Book Review
A brilliant novel about sisters, war, and freedom. Booklist, starred review 

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Author Bio: Tochi Onyebuchi

Author Bio: Tochi Onyebuchi

Tochi Onyebuchi is a writer based in Connecticut. He holds a MFA in Screenwriting from Tisch and a JD from Columbia Law School. His writing has appeared in Asimov’s Science Fiction and Ideomancer, among other places.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Science Fiction
Runtime: 12.95
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English