Gods of Jade and Shadow

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Product Details

Price
$17.00  $15.64
Publisher
Del Rey Books
Publish Date
February 18, 2020
Pages
384
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.2 X 0.8 inches | 0.68 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780525620778

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About the Author

Silvia Moreno-Garcia is the New York Times bestselling author of the critically acclaimed speculative novels Gods of Jade and Shadow, Signal to Noise, Certain Dark Things, and The Beautiful Ones; and the crime novel Untamed Shore. She has edited several anthologies, includ­ing the World Fantasy Award-winning She Walks in Shadows (aka Cthulhu's Daughters). She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Reviews

"Casiopea is not a damsel in distress, but rather a young woman coming of age in a time where music, myth, art and exploration thrum colorfully around her. . . . Readers will be floored by Moreno-Garcia's painstaking attention to detail. Her descriptions of the emotionally charged interactions between realistic human characters and otherworldly gods, witches and demonic forces are unforgettable, as are the fairy-tale and folktale aspects of the plot."--BookPage (starred review)

"Set in a lushly rendered and gorgeous world, this is historical fantasy at its best: a fresh, feminist coming-of-age tale that lets the ancient and the new meld and clash in a tale you can't put down."--S. A. Chakraborty, author of The City of Brass and The Kingdom of Copper

"An evocative and moving modern Indigenous fairy tale filled with quiet moments of vulnerability and honesty. Oh, my heart!"--Rebecca Roanhorse, Hugo and Nebula award winning author of the Sixth World series

"Simultaneously heartbreaking and heart-mending, Gods of Jade and Shadow is a wondrous and magical tale about choosing our own path. I felt weepy and happy and hopeful when I finished--everything you want to feel at the end of a great story."--Kevin Hearne, New York Times bestselling author of The Iron Druid Chronicles and A Plague of Giants

"An elegant and immersive tale, Silvia Moreno-Garcia's Gods of Jade and Shadow opened my eyes to the Mayan Underworld and took me on an adventure with a strong-willed, practical heroine and a prickly fallen god that I never wanted to end. It feels like a modern classic and is absolutely unforgettable."--Kendare Blake, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Three Dark Crowns series

"A lush, bittersweet tale of courage, love, and carving your own place in the world . . . Silvia Moreno-Garcia's evocative prose will take you on an adventure for the mind and the heart."--Christina Henry, author of Alice and The Girl in Red

"A vibrant story of grit, giddiness, and glory with a protagonist whose personality burns bright as a star. Casiopea Tun will capture your heart and draw you into a jewel-toned world of mythmaking and jazz music."--Lara Elena Donnelly, author of the Amberlough Dossier trilogy

"A beautiful work that will draw you in and keep you transfixed and reading far too late. It blends the 'real' and the mythic seamlessly, and the clear-sighted heroine is a joy to read about. It's the sort of book that will leave you with beautiful afterimages for weeks to follow, and going back to reread favorite sections."--Genevieve Cogman, author of the Invisible Library series