Hardcover, 416 pages

Published April 18, 2022 by Gallery / Saga Press.


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4 stars (3 reviews)

There are no tides more treacherous than those of the heart. —Teek saying

The great city of Tova is shattered. The sun is held within the smothering grip of the Crow God’s eclipse, but a comet that marks the death of a ruler and heralds the rise of a new order is imminent.

The Meridian: a land where magic has been codified and the worship of gods suppressed. How do you live when legends come to life, and the faith you had is rewarded?

As sea captain Xiala is swept up in the chaos and currents of change, she finds an unexpected ally in the former Priest of Knives. For the Clan Matriarchs of Tova, tense alliances form as far-flung enemies gather and the war in the heavens is reflected upon the earth.

And for Serapio and Naranpa, both now living avatars, the struggle for free will and personhood in …

3 editions

reviewed Fevered Star by Rebecca Roanhorse

Well written, but darker and more violent than I'd prefer

4 stars

This book is a well written sequel to the first book in the series. The character development rounds out nicely and the plot moves in interesting new directions. However, I found that the things I disliked about the first book were amplified (or maybe just noticed more) in this sequel. Its an objectively good book, but to be honest I feel kind of relieved to be done with it. Not sure if I'll continue with this series when the sequel comes out.

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4 stars