I'm currently reading the ARC and I love it so much! Rebecca Roanhorse is the epic voice of our continent and time.”—Ken Liu, award-winning author of The Grace of Kings, and The Hidden Girl and Other Stories. The world, with all of its different cultures and religions, drawn from the pre-Columbian Americas, feels so vividly drawn and keenly observed and I co. You ever just feel honored to read a book? I literally cannot wait for the next volume in this trilogy to come out! The world! Perfection." Nenia ✨️ Socially Awkward Trash Panda ✨️ Campbell, Black Sun (Between earth and Sky #1) by Rebecca Roanhorse - Starting December 1th 2020, Black Sun (November 2020) Group Read Discussion. From there, at least for me, it never let up and this is probably my favorite book I've read so far this year. Black Sun was my first venture in Rebecca Roanhorse’s works, and it certainly won’t be the last. She has won the Nebula, Hugo, and Locus Awards for her fiction, and was the recipient of the 2018 Astounding (formerly Campbell) Award for … Start by marking “Black Sun (Between Earth and Sky, #1)” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Roanhorse draws from indigenous cultures and folklore to create a world that is truly unique in the fantasy genre. Refresh and try again. Thank you. 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. And I'm excited to see the maps ☺️. In Black Sun, the first installment of Rebecca Roanhoarse’s Between Earth and Sky saga, a solar eclipse will be occurring during the commencing of the Winter Solstice. The movement of the sun and moon often hold portentous signs, sometimes in history, and especially in mythology-infused fiction. I'm currently reading the ARC and I love it so much! I look forward to reading more in this trilogy! By Courtesy of Simon and Schuster. From there, at least for me, it never let up and this is probably my favorite book I've read so far this year. In a stark departure from the usual medieval European landscape used as a foundation in fantasy novels, Roanhorse instead uses the ancient landscape and religions of the Americas as the blueprint for her work. To feel the boundaries of your genre expand and delight in knowing how many people are going to love it and feel seen? Her f... Would you recommend this product to a friend? Publisher's Weekly starred review… Rebecca Roanhorse writes a fine, fine epic fantasy. The way she jumps around in time, and everything comes together in a beautifully intense crescendo, feels like the best high-wire act. Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse | Book Trailer 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. Kirkus starred review says Black Sun is "rich, detailed, and expertly constructed.[...] Rebecca Roanhorse’s ‘Black Sun’ Crafts a Innovative Fantasy World of Epic Proportions 4 Stars. † Conditions apply. ), as the oracle lady gaga once said “talented, brilliant, incredible, amazing, showstopping, spectacular, never the same, totally unique”. This story, world, and characters are so fully realized and immersive that when I finished the book I felt disoriented. Told through three primary points of view, Serapio, a young blind man who might be on his … I mean really...what more could you want?! I honestly don’t know what to say except ‘preorder this book and read it immediately upon release!’, Black Sun is a stunning start to a new fantasy series that begins with a bang, ends on a serious cliffhanger, and in between features compelling, complex characters, loads of political intrigue, twists, turns, and a vividly described world and magic system inspired by the civilizations of the pre-Columbian Americas. If your stories are of the glory of war, I will know you value power. It's a complex world, influenced by historical doings in unexpected ways, in that way that real economies and societies are. I'm definitely going to post the review soon! I have zero complaints. 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. October 13th 2020 “I emerged from Black Sun bleary-eyed, tongue-tied, heart-swollen. Go ahead and preorder this from your local indie now. anyone who adored Jade City or The First Sister. 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 Best New Writer. 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! The way she jumps around in time, and everything comes together in a beautifully intense crescendo, feels like the best high-wire act. A highly inclusive, heart-stopping introduction into Rebecca Roanhorse's new world. 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. This is the novel we've all been waiting for. By Courtesy of Simon and Schuster. Good book though not a great fit for me. The characters were fantastic and I'm a big fan of our main character especially! Rebecca Roanhorse’s ‘Black Sun’ Crafts a Innovative Fantasy World of Epic Proportions 4 Stars. "Mark your calendars, this is the next big thing." Offer valid for new subscribers only. by Saga Press. Welcome back. fit together. Once I realized. 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. My thanks to Gallery/Saga Press, Rebecca Roanhorse and Netgalley. Cover art for "Black Sun." I’ve heard a lot of great things about The Sixth World, an ongoing urban fantasy series by Roanhorse, but I haven’t managed to get to them yet. Everything's different now, with Black Sun. https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/black-sun/. Banging my head against the door! Offer valid for new subscribers only.† Conditions apply. Full review to come. Fascinating world-building and riveting narrative. Here Rebecca Roanhorse really shows off her versatility and what she's capable of. This was fantastic!!! "I am her daughter, and when I'm with my mother"--she exhaled gustily--"nobody fucks with her children.”, “And Grandfather Crow said to First Woman, tell me your stories so that I might know who you are and what you value. And like any good epic fantasy it is rife with politics, magic, and complicated characters. When I … The world-building alone would've been enough for me, but the characters! ( Right now I’m adding her previous works to my monstrous tbr and I’m not afraid of any eruption! “Today he would become a god. You may unsubscribe at any time. I mean really...what more could you want?! 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 th, This story, world, and characters are so fully realized and immersive that when I finished the book I felt disoriented. Super excited for the next book and I absolutely love the physical copy. She has won the Nebula, Hugo, and Locus Awards for her fiction, and was the recipient of the 2018 Astounding (formerly Campbell) Award for Best New Writer. I have zero complaints. I absolutely cannot wait for the rest of this trilogy and this is one of the strongest series starters I've read in a long time. She has won the Nebula, Hugo, and Locus Awards for her fiction, and was the recipient of the 2018 Astounding (formerly Campbell) Award for Best New Writer. Reading, I don’t have enough words to describe how amazing this book is. Black Sun is Roanhorse’s first foray into epic fantasy and it is a feat in worldbuilding. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published The author deftly weaves a sweeping tale of vengeance, power, and loneliness in a fascinating fantasy world inspired by the pre-Columbian Americas. The self-deprecating part of me that is unused to overwhelming positive emotion (and that attempts to minimize anything of meaning to me) was tempted to start this review off by quipping. Felt familiar but different. 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. 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