Beasts of Prey by Ayana Gray is one of 2021’s most-anticipated fantasies, with readers everywhere preparing to hunt it down now that it’s on shelves! But in case you’re new to the fandom, we’re here to give you Beasts of Prey 101. Here’s everything you need to know to prepare yourself!
1. It’s a new YA fantasy about two Black teenagers who strike a dangerous alliance to hunt down the creature menacing their home—and uncover ancient deadly secrets.
Spoiler: you’re going to love Ekon and Koffi so much.
2. It has a Netflix deal!
3. The author is just the best
4. This book is 496 pages!
Which means this world is going to pull. you. IN. So get ready to settle in for a cozy read and fall into the world of Beasts of Prey!
5. Your favorite authors are in love with it
Here are just a few things some of YA’s most beloved authors are saying!
“Rich in magic and mythos, Beasts of Prey is a feast for all the senses.” —Renée Ahdieh, New York Times bestselling author of The Beautiful
“A tale full of heart and magic, and sure to ensorcell readers body, bone and soul.” —Roshani Chokshi, New York Times bestselling author of The Gilded Wolves
“Swoony, twisty, action-packed, Beasts of Prey is as epic as it is unforgettable.” —J. Elle, New York Times bestselling author of Wings of Ebony
“A delight. I rarely fall in love with characters as quickly as I did with Koffi and Ekon.” —S. A. Chakraborty, author of the critically acclaimed and internationally bestselling The Daevabad Trilogy
“An unputdownable tale that unfolds in a maze of twists and turns, driven by the crackling wit of two protagonists on a quest to vanquish the beasts of their present and past.” —Amélie Wen Zhao, author of the Blood Heir trilogy
6. It’s the first book in a trilogy!
The story is just beginning. And we apologize now, because you’re doing to be dying for book 2 after you fly through Beasts of Prey!