THE SUMMER PRINCE An art project, a rebellion and a sacrifice make up this nuanced, original cyberpunk adventure.June, 17, remembers the last sacrifice of the Summer King, nine years before. In a future Brazil, after climate change, wars, natural disasters and plague have devastated the world, Palmares Três is a peaceful and just city, technologically supported with holos, nanohooks and bots. Beneath the city's
This book is amazing!!! Combining the wonderful diversity, the SciFi mixed with Brazilian folklore and culture, and the brilliant storytelling this book made me remember why I fell in love with reading.
LibraryThing Review 5Q, 4P I am an avid fantasy reader and really enjoyed the dark premise of this novel: sacrifice of human beings for "peace". I enjoyed that the cast for this novel is primarily minority, and takes
LibraryThing Review Following a nuclear holocaust, the remaining population of the world has divided into cities that each live by very different rules. June Costa is a resident of Tres Palmares, in the former Brazil
LibraryThing Review The Summer Kings of the city of Palmares Tres live lives of unimaginable wealth--but only for one year. At the end of that year, they are ritually sacrificed. June has known this her whole life, but
LibraryThing Review I'm so impressed with the writing of Alaya Dawn Johnson. So impressed. Her fluid, literary style compliments the story of THE SUMMER PRINCE so well, it's hard for me to even try to describe it. But