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Rebecca Roanhorse

Autor(a) de Black Sun

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About the Author

Rebecca Roanhorse is a speculative fiction writer, based in Northern New Mexico. Her background is Ohkay Owingeh/Black, Navajo in-law. She is a graduate of Yale University and a lawyer. Her novels include Trail of Lightning (2018), which is the first book in the Sixth World series, and Storm of mostrar mais Locusts (2019). She is the author of Welcome to your Authentic Indian Experience, which won the 2018 Hugo Award and Nebula Award for best novelette. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras de Rebecca Roanhorse

Black Sun (2020) 1,971 cópias, 75 resenhas
Trail of Lightning (2018) 1,672 cópias, 100 resenhas
Storm of Locusts (2019) 586 cópias, 37 resenhas
Fevered Star (2022) 535 cópias, 14 resenhas
Race to the Sun (2020) 449 cópias, 22 resenhas
Resistance Reborn (2019) 367 cópias, 14 resenhas
Tread of Angels (2022) 304 cópias, 11 resenhas
The Cursed Carnival and Other Calamities: New Stories About Mythic Heroes (2021) — Contribuinte — 187 cópias, 6 resenhas
Mirrored Heavens (2024) 85 cópias, 2 resenhas
The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2022 (2022) — Editor — 82 cópias, 1 resenha
Falling Bodies (2023) 63 cópias, 8 resenhas
Welcome to Your Authentic Indian Experience™ (2017) 19 cópias, 5 resenhas
Phoenix Song: Echo (2022) — Autor — 17 cópias, 1 resenha

Associated Works

Never Whistle at Night: An Indigenous Dark Fiction Anthology (2023) — Contribuinte — 481 cópias, 7 resenhas
Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids (2021) — Contribuinte — 308 cópias, 16 resenhas
New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color (2019) — Contribuinte — 288 cópias, 13 resenhas
Out There Screaming: An Anthology of New Black Horror (2023) — Contribuinte — 248 cópias, 4 resenhas
Vampires Never Get Old: Tales with Fresh Bite (2020) — Contribuinte — 246 cópias, 6 resenhas
A Universe of Wishes: A We Need Diverse Books Anthology (2020) — Contribuinte — 196 cópias, 5 resenhas
The Mythic Dream (2019) — Contribuinte — 173 cópias, 5 resenhas
How I Resist: Activism and Hope for a New Generation (2018) — Contribuinte — 164 cópias, 3 resenhas
The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2020 (2020) — Contribuinte — 123 cópias
Hungry Hearts: 13 Tales of Food & Love (2019) — Contribuinte — 118 cópias, 6 resenhas
The New Voices of Science Fiction (2019) — Contribuinte — 110 cópias, 7 resenhas
Deer Woman: An Anthology (2017) — Contribuinte — 61 cópias, 4 resenhas
Apex Magazine 99 (August 2017) (2017) — Contribuinte — 36 cópias, 8 resenhas
Nebula Awards Showcase 2019 (2019) — Contribuinte — 30 cópias
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2018 Edition (2018) — Contribuinte — 21 cópias
Uncanny Magazine Issue 20: January/February 2018 (2018) — Contribuinte — 13 cópias, 2 resenhas
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 107 (April 2019) (2019) — Interviewed — 11 cópias, 2 resenhas
Uncanny Magazine Issue 33: March/April 2020 (2020) — Contribuinte — 9 cópias, 3 resenhas
Invisible 3: Essays and Poems on Representation in SF/F (2017) — Contribuinte — 8 cópias
Uncanny Magazine: The Best of 2018 — Contribuinte, algumas edições2 cópias


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Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
Local de nascimento
Conway, Arkansas
Locais de residência
New Mexico, USA
Yale University
University of New Mexico
John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer (2018)
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After events go kinetic in the climax of "Fevered Star," and certain characters manage to dodge their intended deaths, I was wondering how Roanhorse was going to one-up the violence, and pull her chestnuts out of the fire. To put it another way, I've really been looking forward to this novel, but I was also afraid of a let down. Well, this only turns out to be a good novel, but I can't call it a great novel. Without giving away many plot points, since the book just came out, I look over the structure of the three books and it feels like events were really front-loaded, meaning that the reader is spending a long time just waiting to see which characters wind up escaping doom in the end, and which do not. This is another way of saying that there's a major character who is left in an indeterminate state that I found very unsatisfactory; your mileage may differ.… (mais)
Shrike58 | 1 outra resenha | Jul 7, 2024 |
More of a 3.5. A bit of a mixed bag. Some--Maul, Obi-Wan, Ahsoka--were really great. Others just felt like a rehash of the episode.
Library_Guard | outras 4 resenhas | Jun 17, 2024 |
A great horror-adventure story with main characters who just happen to native. Native culture is suffused through out, but it never felt heavy-handed or overwrought. The characters are interesting and well-developed, and finish the story with unresolved issues left to the sequel. I only really had two quibbles. First, I wanted MORE monsters. The middle of the book goes a long time with our hero monsterslayer not actually slaying any monsters. Second, I think I would've benefited from a glossary or appendix, complete with pronunciations, which gave me a bit of info on all the Navajo words & names. The book is written in such a way that context helps the reader a lot, but it would've just been nice to have that clarity.… (mais)
Library_Guard | outras 99 resenhas | Jun 17, 2024 |
Excellent follow-up with plenty of interesting twists.
Library_Guard | outras 13 resenhas | Jun 17, 2024 |



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