Cynthia Erivo Is the Voice of Exciting Series Finale

Excited for the Legacy of Orisha series finale? This award-winning actress and singer is the voice for the audiobook!

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All three book covers of the Legacy of Orisha series. Children of Blood and Bone on the left, Children of Virtue and Vengeance to the right, and the newest book, Children of Anguish and Anarchy in the center.

With the initial release of Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi in 2018, this story has soared to incredible heights, from the New York Times Best Seller list to numerous awards such as the Hugo Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Book. As the Legacy of Orisha series comes to a close, Cynthia Erivo will be coming aboard the story, as she narrates the audiobook for Children of Anguish and Anarchy.

The Success of Tomi Adeyemi

With six years of Children of Blood and Bone in readers’ hands, its success continues to grow. It has also been an amazing journey for author Tomi Adeyemi, as this was her debut novel. Her success continued with the release of the second book in the series, Children of Virtue and Vengeance, which also became a #1 New York Times Best Seller and even a Good Morning America Book Club pick!

Book cover of Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi. Title written in center, on top of character's white hair that reaches to the top of the cover.
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Following the character of Zélie Adebola, this story will soon unfold for audiences everywhere, as Paramount Pictures has an adaptation in the works for Children of Blood and Bone.

Cynthia Erivo as the Finale’s Voice

The final book, Children of Anguish and Anarchy, is set to come out on June 25, 2024. As the story comes to a close, the powerhouse actress and singer, Cynthia Erivo, was just announced to be the audiobook version’s narrator. From incredible vocals to acting chops, Cynthia Erivo is sure to bring the energy and action to life as Zélie Adebola faces her final enemy.

With fans eager to know the ending, the novel and audiobook will make a splash as it has its summer release.


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