Review: Black Sun (#1 Between Earth and Sky) by Rebecca Roanhorse

MY RATING: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

36/50 – 2021 Goodreads Challenge

This is my first time reading a novel by Rebecca Roanhorse, and it did not disappoint one bit! I was sold the moment I saw the cover of the book, it was too gorgeous not to want to read. This series is also LGBTQ+ and a story set for the Indigenous peoples of pre-colonial Americas.

“There’s was magic in the world, pure and simple, things she didn’t understand. Best get used to it.”

It was difficult to put this down every night, I was hooked from the opening chapter, and man was that TENSE. I said: THAT IS HOW YOU START A BOOK!
While there isn’t a lot of action happening, you get a great deal of info about the world and the characters within it. You have to read this book!

Indigenous peoples, LGBTQ+ representation, great characters, great plot, great story. It’s everything you could ask for!

A man with a destiny is a man who fears nothing”

Look at this beautiful map!

We have 4 main characters POV’s narrated by 4 different people. Serapio, who was mutilated by his mother when he was 12, can communicate with crows. Xiala, an LGBTQ+ sea captain that has the power of song that can control the waves of the sea. Narampa, the sun priest in the holy city of Tova and Okoa, the son of the Carrion Crow matron who is training at Hokaia, the military center.

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