Monica Byrne: The Actual Star (Hardcover, 2021, Harper Voyager) 5 stars

The Actual Star takes readers on a journey over two millennia and six continents —telling …

Engaging and enjoyable

4 stars

Three successive stories, told in interwoven chapters. Three visions of what Maya culture was, is and could be. One tale could be read like mesoamerican fantasy, one like contemporary magical realism and one like the best kind of utopian science fiction.