Black Sun

Black Sun Review

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.

A god will return
When the earth and sky converge
Under the black sun


In the holy city of Tova, the winter solstice is usually a time for celebration and renewal, but this year it coincides with a solar eclipse, a rare celestial event proscribed by the Sun Priest as an unbalancing of the world.

Meanwhile, a ship launches from a distant city bound for Tova and set to arrive on the solstice. The captain of the ship, Xiala, is a disgraced Teek whose song can calm the waters around her as easily as it can warp a man’s mind. Her ship carries one passenger. Described as harmless, the passenger, Serapio, is a young man, blind, scarred, and cloaked in destiny. As Xiala well knows, when a man is described as harmless, he usually ends up being a villain.

Crafted with unforgettable characters, Rebecca Roanhorse has created an epic adventure exploring the decadence of power amidst the weight of history and the struggle of individuals swimming against the confines of society and their broken pasts in the most original series debut of the decade.

Title:Black Sun
Edition Language:English

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    Black Sun Reviews

  • chai ?

    Update: I... need the next book like an ember needs air. Holy shit. This was EPIC. Full review to come.I read the first chapter of this book and experienced every range of the human emotion. This is g...

  • Petrik

    I have a Booktube channel now! Subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRjh...ARC provided by the publisher—Saga Press—in exchange for an honest review.4.5/5 starsFascinating world-buildi...

  • Nilufer Ozmekik

    OMG! Banging my head against the door! Why I didn’t notice this remarkably creative author’s work before! ( Right now I’m adding her previous works to my monstrous tbr and I’m not afraid of an...

  • mina reads??

    as the oracle lady gaga once said “talented, brilliant, incredible, amazing, showstopping, spectacular, never the same, totally unique”This is the first book in the Between Earth and Sky trilogy w...

  • Melissa ~ Bantering Books

    Be sure to visit Bantering Books to read all my latest reviews.Epic fantasy fans – rejoice! Get ready to shout from your rooftops and jump for joy. Because Rebecca Roanhorse has given us a gift. A m...

  • S.A. Chakraborty

    I just finished BLACK SUN by and genuinely don't have words to convey how absolutely tremendous it is. You ever just feel honored to read a book? To feel the boundaries of your genre expand and deligh...

  • Riley

    IMMACULATE ...

  • Samantha

    TW: blood; mutilation/scarification; self harm; drug and alcohol use; suicide I listened to this on audio and highly recommend it as the cast is wonderful. This book solidified Roanhorse as an author ...

  • jenny?

    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, This is the ...

  • Bradley

    I feel vindicated. Rebecca Roanhorse writes a fine, fine epic fantasy. I knew she could do good UF, but we all know that epic fantasy requires a huge amount of worldbuilding to do it right. And this i...