Sharon Shinn & Molly Knox Ostertag
First Second, 2017 (2017)
Reviewed by Ricki Marking-Camuto
haron Shinn is well known for fantasy, bu
t with the help of Molly Knox Ostertag's illustrations, she makes the shift to sci-fi flawlessly in
, a story of a shattered world and one young woman's desire to hold on to what is left.
is at once straightforward and yet highly nuanced. The world-building is superb; the characters are very dimensional; and the romance melds effortlessly with the plot. Ostertag's artwork really brings Shinn's story to life and conveys so much in so little - I cannot imagine one existing without the other.
is a complete tale, but I do hope Sharon Shinn and Molly Knox Ostertag team up again in the future for more great sci-fi adventures.
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