Think The Handmaid’s Tale vibes, but modern, Black, queer, and with MAGIC.
Think Twilight, but grown-up, Black, queer as fuck, and featuring vampires that are unapologetically deadly.
…So the anti-Twilight, basically.
Somebody turned the worldbuilding up to eleven.
Alas, not every book can click with every reader.
Space-travel built around trade-routes for alien glass!
I couldn’t put it down for a second, and I did not want to.
I wanted to love this so badly, but I just didn’t.
An original take on shapeshifters in Urban Fantasy, and hopefully the start of a series, because I want a sequel, damn it!
It’s hard to write about books everyone’s talking about: what is there to add to the conversation? Nonetheless, a few comments…