Storm of Locusts might be the rare sequel that's even better than the first. There's nothing else quite like the Sixth World series and I never want it to end. Bring on book three!
A must-read for anyone interested in own-voices or speculative fiction
Roanhorse is a groundbreaking writer, weaving Diné language and culture throughout her work in innovative and deeply important ways while at the same time providing a purely joyous reading experience
There's plenty of tension. Readers who enjoyed Roanhorse's first book will eagerly blaze through her second
Sharp, exciting, dramatic, and entirely rooted in a Navajo sensibility which is both strikingly new to the genre and should have been with us all along
Even better than Trial of Lightning . . . Maggie's travel is both emotional and geographical, cutting out of the safety of the known into the hard country beyond.
American Gods meets Mad Max: Fury Road . . . There's plenty of action, but Roanhorse never strays far from the focus of the book: the characters
The vivid cultural background of Roanhorse's series comes as a breath of fresh air, providing not only a change of genre pace but a voice still heard all too rarely in speculative fiction