It took me a number of chapters before I realized some were flashbacks, and then even more chapters before I felt I understood how the different factions, religions, neighborhoods, etc. I just finished BLACK SUN by and genuinely don't have words to convey how absolutely tremendous it is. True Sofia. © 2020 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved. OMG! From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Resistance Reborn comes the first book in the Between Earth and Sky trilogy, inspired by the civilizations of the Pre-Columbian Americas and woven into a tale of celestial prophecies, political intrigue, and forbidden magic. I was so damn hyped for this and it did not disappoint! All thoughts are my own. I received a copy of this book through NetGalley. The way she jumps around in time, and everything comes together in a beautifully intense crescendo, feels like the best high-wire act. Rebecca Roanhorse is fast becoming an auto-buy, must-have author for me. Don't miss our eBook deals starting at $0.99! We’d love your help. fit together. I read this book last week, and I'm still thinking about it a lot. There are maps of the Meridian and Tova that weren't ready for the ARCs but that you can see now at the link below. What's the point of reading something that you don't enjoy? You cast cruel shadow Black char for flesh, the tint of feathers Have you forsaken mercy? It follows four characters: Naranpa, a smart, idealistic Sun Priest newly elevated to leadership; Okoa, a scion of the Carrion Crow clan whose mother just died mysteriously; Xiala, a sort of mermaid/siren/selkie type who has been exiled from her people and now captains a merchant vessel; and Serapio, a blind man whose purpose and powers are slowly revealed over the course of the book. This is high fantasy exactly the way I like: 1) character driven, 2) with political machinations, 3) in an interesting, non-basic-b****-medieval world, 4) with cool magical elements, 5) that doesn't lag & keeps me engaged throughout. Xiala is my new favorite badass, and her relationship with Serapio is just beautifully drawn and so perfect. And I'm excited to see the maps ☺️. The world-building alone would've been enough for me, but the characters! Also it has badass mermaids. Good book though not a great fit for me. In centers characters who are disabled (blind), casually queer, and people of color. Why I didn’t notice this remarkably creative author’s work before! Digital products purchased from this site are sold by Simon & Schuster Digital Sales Inc. Don't miss our eBook deals starting at $0.99! In the Trail of Lightning, the author has described an apocalyptic adventure story that takes place in Dinetah, a former Navajo reservation located in the Southern US, and features Navajo characters. “The sea herself," she said. Banging my head against the door! I literally cannot wait for the next volume in this trilogy to come out! The movement of the sun and moon often hold portentous signs, sometimes in history, and especially in mythology-infused fiction. Sign up and get a free eBook! Between Earth and Sky Books by Rebecca Roanhorse, Cara Gee, and Nicole Lewis - Learn about the Between Earth and Sky Books: New Releases, upcoming books, video, excerpts and special features. Rebecca Roanhorse is the New York Times bestselling author of Trail of Lightning, Storm of Locusts, Star Wars: Resistance Reborn, and Race to the Sun.She has won the Nebula, Hugo, and Locus Awards for her fiction, and was the recipient of the 2018 Astounding (formerly Campbell) Award for … Roanhorse already blew my mind with Trail of Lightning, but this feels like an even richer world and an even more fascinating group of characters. I'm definitely going to post the review soon! I read this book last week, and I'm still thinking about it a lot. Well, unless it is for school..., This story, world, and characters are so fully realized and immersive that when I finished the book I felt disoriented. ), as the oracle lady gaga once said “talented, brilliant, incredible, amazing, showstopping, spectacular, never the same, totally unique”. by Rebecca Roanhorse. This book starts with one of the most propulsive opening scenes I've ever read. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The characters were fantastic and I'm a big fan of our main character especially! Rebecca Roanhorse is a NYTimes Bestseller and a Nebula, Hugo and Locus Award-winning speculative fiction writer and the recipient of the 2018 Astounding (formerly Campbell) Award for Best New Writer. Roanhorse already blew my mind with Trail of Lightning, but this feels like an even richer world and an even more fascinating group of characters. Black Sun (Between Earth and Sky #1) by Rebecca Roanhorse. You ever just feel honored to read a book? This was fantastic!!! I feel vindicated. Pages: 464 pages. Free eBook offer available to NEW US subscribers only. Also it has badass mermaids. The mythology! Views Oct 15, 2020. Felt familiar but different. October 13th 2020 I NEED. Skip to Main Content. A god will return When the earth and sky converge Under the black sun In the holy city of Tova, t This is very much worth your time. Published: 13th October 2020 by Gallery / Saga Press Fiction; Fantasy; CHAPTER 1 THE OBREGI MOUNTAINS YEAR 315 OF THE SUN (10 YEARS BEFORE CONVERGENCE) O Sun! Offer redeemable at Simon & Schuster's ebook fulfillment partner. So I'll add it to my "will-finish-eventually" shelf, whose title is just slang for "didn't read enough of this to rate it; I have no interest in finishing it but apparently it's good so I kind of have to." Super excited for the next book and I absolutely love the physical copy. A highly inclusive, heart-stopping introduction into Rebecca Roanhorse's new world. [they were on different sides and on a collision course I was distraught; I wanted them all to survive and be happy, but couldn't see a way for it to possibly happen. To feel the boundaries of your genre expand and delight in knowing how many people are going to love it and feel seen? From there, at least for me, it never let up and this is probably my favorite book I've read so far this year. I'm definitely going to post the review soon! Here Rebecca Roanhorse really shows off her versatility and what she's capable of. I have zero complaints. See full terms and conditions and this month's choices. Refresh and try again. I mean really...what more could you want?! anyone who adored Jade City or The First Sister. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This book starts with one of the most propulsive opening scenes I've ever read. November is National Native American Heritage Month in the United States, and it's the perfect time to read a new book by an Indigenous writer.... To see what your friends thought of this book, Thank you so much! I mean really...what more could you want?! Book last week, and everything comes together in a beautifully intense crescendo, feels like best. ” he whispered to himself around in time, and I love it so much this 's. 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