It’s a bit hard to read at first, since Hopkinson chose to write the book in a mix of three different creoles, but you get used to it after a chapter or two. I really enjoyed the story overall, but I would offer a bit of a content warning for sexual assault.
Hopkinson creates not one but two vibrant worlds based on Carribean culture and mythology, and allows the reader to explore these two worlds in tandem with her main character as she comes of age. Tan-Tan has to grow up way too fast and navigate an adult world that she barely understands, and as expected, she makes a lot of mistakes. But unlike her willfully ignorant father, she’s willing to learn from them and become the best version of herself.
I'm hip-deep in this book, which was a recommendation from Sistahscifi, and it's a great choice. the advice and service have been excellent - thank you! You're inspiring!