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Jimmy Fallon will kick off Tonight Show book club with YA fantasy Children of Blood and Bone

Jimmy Fallon is starting a summer book club on The Tonight Show, and last night, he unveiled its first pick: YA fantasy novel Children of Blood and Bone, by Tomi Adeyemi.

Fallon announced the book club last week, and listed off five possible picks for viewers to vote on: Children of Blood and Bone, IQ23 by Joe Ide, The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin, Providence by Caroline Kepnes and The Good Son by You-Jeong Jeong. Audience members selected Adeyemi’s book by a wide margin.

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Children of Blood and Bone earned considerable buzz even before it was published earlier in March: Adeyemi signed a huge deal for the book and its sequels last year, while Fox 2000 snapped up the film rights…

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