The character and world building in this book is phenomenal. I love that the author based a fantasy world on indigenous central american cultures and not medieval England (yawn).
I always appreciate a book that's got quality LGBTQ+ characters (both in terms of sexual attraction as well as gender identification).
The book got pretty intense and violent in parts, which is why I'm rating it 4 stars. Readers who don't mind that sort of stuff might appreciate it as a 5 star book. I'm not kidding when I say that the story and characters are really well done.
I finished this book last night and am excited to start the sequel tonight!