Jordan Ifueko is a writer, and author of the book Raybearer.
Michele & Diana welcome debut author Jordan Ifueko to the show to discuss her sweeping YA fantasy novel "Raybearer" and have an epic time chatting with her about it.  Be sure to check out our shop on to be able to help support independent bookstores and this podcast. Check our 'Books of the Month' shelf for "Mother Land" by Leah Franqui; browse our "Featured Books" for "Raybearer."
Debut YA novelist Jordan Ifueko joins us to discuss Raybearer (Amulet Books, Aug. 18), “A fresh, phenomenal fantasy that begs readers to revel in its brilliant world” (Kirkus, starred review). Then our editors join with their reading recommendations for the week, including books by Veronica Chambers, Raquel Vasquez-Gilliland, Ilan Stavans, and Margot Livesey.
Ep. #471 - On today's episode, Adam interviews Jordan Ifueko, debut author of Raybearer. Her book is being compared to Tomi Adeyemi and Sabaa Tahir and rightfully so. They discuss how her small class growing up affected her story, how her loneliness led to creating world building and character development, figuring out how to set timelines when there are large passages of time, and so much more.  TODAY'S EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY LORD JONES. VISIT LORDJONES.COM/PBN FOR 25% OFF YOUR FIRST ORDER. Check out to get our special Libby t-shirt. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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2 hours, 47 minutes
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