N.K. Jemisin treated the world to The Killing Moon, a brilliant fantasy novel set in a strikingly original world and populated by some of the most fascinating characters I’ve met in years. Barely a handful of weeks later, Orbit released the second and (for now) final novel in the Dreamblood series: The Shadowed Sun.
If you haven’t read The Killing Moon yet, you should probably stop reading this now and instead go take a look at my review of that first novel (or better still, just read the book) because the rest of this review contains spoilers for The Killing Moon. If you’re just curious whether this second novel is as good as the first one before committing, rest assured: it is. Actually, it’s even better. Just don’t read the rest of this review if you haven’t read that first book yet.