Gods of Jade and Shadow

Written By Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Gods of Jade and Shadow
  • Publsiher : Del Rey
  • Release : 18 February 2020
  • ISBN : 9780525620778
  • Pages : 384 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 16 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Gods of Jade and Shadow written by Silvia Moreno-Garcia which was release on 18 February 2020, this book published by Del Rey. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: The Mayan god of death sends a young woman on a harrowing, life-changing journey in this dark, one-of-a-kind fairy tale inspired by Mexican folklore. "A spellbinding fairy tale rooted in Mexican mythology . . . Gods of Jade and Shadow is a magical fairy tale about identity, freedom, and love, and it's like nothing you've read before."--Bustle NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR * Tordotcom * The New York Public Library * BookRiot The Jazz Age is in full swing, but Casiopea Tun is too busy cleaning the floors of her wealthy grandfather's house to listen to any fast tunes. Nevertheless, she dreams of a life far from her dusty small town in southern Mexico. A life she can call her own. Yet this new life seems as distant as the stars, until the day she finds a curious wooden box in her grandfather's room. She opens it--and accidentally frees the spirit of the Mayan god of death, who requests her help in recovering his throne from his treacherous brother. Failure will mean Casiopea's demise, but success could make her dreams come true. In the company of the strangely alluring god and armed with her wits, Casiopea begins an adventure that will take her on a cross-country odyssey from the jungles of Yucatán to the bright lights of Mexico City--and deep into the darkness of the Mayan underworld. Praise for Gods of Jade and Shadow "A dark, dazzling fairy tale . . . a whirlwind tour of a 1920s Mexico vivid with jazz, the memories of revolution, and gods, demons, and magic."--NPR "Snappy dialog, stellar worldbuilding, lyrical prose, and a slow-burn romance make this a standout. . . . Purchase where Naomi Novik, Nnedi Okorafor, and N. K. Jemisin are popular."--Library Journal (starred review) "A magical novel of duality, tradition, and change . . . Moreno-Garcia's seamless blend of mythology and history provides a ripe setting for Casiopea's stellar journey of self-discovery, which culminates in a dramatic denouement. Readers will gladly immerse themselves in Moreno-Garcia's rich and complex tale of desperate hopes and complicated relationships."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Gods of Jade and Shadow

Gods of Jade and Shadow
  • Author : Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Release Date : 2020-02-18
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780525620778
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Summary : The Mayan god of death sends a young woman on a harrowing, life-changing journey in this dark, one-of-a-kind fairy tale inspired by Mexican folklore. "A spellbinding fairy tale rooted in Mexican mythology . . . Gods of Jade and Shadow is a magical fairy tale about identity, freedom, and love, and it's like ...

Gods of Jade and Shadow

Gods of Jade and Shadow
  • Author : Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2019-07-23
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9780525620778
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Summary : 'This is historical fantasy at its best' S.A. Chakraborty, author of The City of Brass Inspired by Mexican folklore, Gods of Jade and Shadow is a magical, wildly imaginative coming-of-age tale for fans of Katherine Arden, Naomi Novik and Helene Wecker. The Jazz Age is in full swing, but ...

Gods of Jade and Shadow

Gods of Jade and Shadow
  • Author : Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Release Date : 2019-07-23
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780525620778
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Summary : The Mayan god of death sends a young woman on a harrowing, life-changing journey in this dark, one-of-a-kind fairy tale inspired by Mexican folklore. “A spellbinding fairy tale rooted in Mexican mythology . . . Gods of Jade and Shadow is a magical fairy tale about identity, freedom, and love, and it's like ...

Untamed Shore

Untamed Shore
  • Author : Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • Publisher : Polis Books
  • Release Date : 2020-02-11
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780525620778
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Summary : From the New York Times bestselling author of MEXICAN GOTHIC, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, comes UNTAMED SHORE, a coming-of-age story set in Mexico which quickly turns dark when a young woman meets three enigmatic tourists. Baja California, 1979. Viridiana spends her days watching the dead sharks piled beside the seashore, as the fishermen ...

Mexican Gothic

Mexican Gothic
  • Author : Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2020-06-30
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780525620778
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Summary : The award-winning author of Gods of Jade and Shadow (one of the 100 best fantasy novels of all time, TIME magazine) returns with a mesmerising feminist Gothic fantasy, in which a glamorous young socialite discovers the haunting secrets of a beautiful old mansion in 1950s Mexico. He is trying to poison ...

Certain Dark Things

Certain Dark Things
  • Author : Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • Publisher : Tor Nightfire
  • Release Date : 2021-09-07
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780525620778
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Summary : From Silvia Moreno-Garcia, the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic, comes Certain Dark Things, a pulse-pounding neo-noir that reimagines vampire lore. Welcome to Mexico City, an oasis in a sea of vampires. Domingo, a lonely garbage-collecting street kid, is just trying to survive its heavily policed streets when ...

Mexican Gothic

Mexican Gothic
  • Author : Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Release Date : 2020-06-30
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780525620778
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Summary : NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “It’s Lovecraft meets the Brontës in Latin America, and after a slow-burn start Mexican Gothic gets seriously weird.”—The Guardian IN DEVELOPMENT AS A HULU ORIGINAL LIMITED SERIES PRODUCED BY KELLY RIPA AND MARK CONSUELOS • FINALIST FOR THE LOCUS AWARD • NOMINATED FOR THE BRAM ...

The Beautiful Ones

The Beautiful Ones
  • Author : Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Release Date : 2021-04-27
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780525620778
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Summary : From the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic comes a sweeping romance with a dash of magic. They are the Beautiful Ones, Loisail’s most notable socialites, and this spring is Nina’s chance to join their ranks, courtesy of her well-connected cousin and his calculating wife. But ...

Velvet Was the Night

Velvet Was the Night
  • Author : Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2021-08-17
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780525620778
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Summary : 1970s Mexico City: while student protests and political unrest consume the city, Maite seeks escape from her humdrum life in the stories of passion and danger filling the latest issue of Secret Romance. She is deeply envious of her neighbour, a beautiful art student apparently living the life of excitement ...

Certain Dark Things

Certain Dark Things
  • Author : Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2021-09-07
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780525620778
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Summary : Welcome to Mexico City, an oasis in a sea of vampires. Domingo, a lonely garbage-collecting street kid, is just trying to survive its heavily policed streets when a jaded vampire on the run swoops into his life. Atl, the descendant of Aztec blood-drinkers, is smart and beautiful - and very ...

Mexican Gothic

Mexican Gothic
  • Author : Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • Publisher : Jo Fletcher Books
  • Release Date : 2021-06-24
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9780525620778
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Summary : The acclaimed author of Gods of Jade and Shadow returns with a mesmerising feminist re-imagining of Gothic fantasy, in which a young socialite discovers the haunting secrets of a beautiful old mansion in 1950s Mexico. He is trying to poison me. You must come for me, Noemí. You have to ...

New Atlantis

New Atlantis
  • Author : Lavie Tidhar
  • Publisher : Jabberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2020-05-13
  • Total pages : 110
  • ISBN : 9780525620778
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Summary : “A complex, layered and hugely enjoyable story” –Bestsf “Lovely work” –Locus When a mysterious message arrives from vanished New Atlantis, a restless Mai undertakes the perilous journey to its drowned isles. But the journey is long and hard: through the Blasted Plains and the ancient cities of Tyr and Suf, ...

The Shadow of God

The Shadow of God
  • Author : Anthony Goodman
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2003-10-01
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9780525620778
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Summary : A tremendously vivid historical encounter becomes a larger-than-life canvas for this brilliant saga. The year is 1522. Two great leaders, twenty-five-year-old Suleiman the Magnificent, the absolute ruler of the mighty Ottoman Empire, and Philippe de L'Isle Adam, the grisly, fifty-eight-year-old Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, come to war on ...

The Jade God

The Jade God
  • Author : Alan Sullivan
  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Release Date : 2021-02-27
  • Total pages : 247
  • ISBN : 9780525620778
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Summary : The figure of a jade god, made by Lung Sen, seems to reach out and exert a powerful influence over events. The author incorporates telepathy and the strange and mysterious atmosphere of the East to create this classic mystery novel. includes an Introduction by John Betancourt....

God of Shadows

God of Shadows
  • Author : Lorna Crozier
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Release Date : 2018-08-21
  • Total pages : 96
  • ISBN : 9780525620778
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Summary : The celebrated poet hailed by Ursula K. Le Guin as a "storyteller, truth-teller, and visionary" gives us a mesmerizing new collection of poems that are funny, wise, moving, and surprising. How many gods can dance on the head of Lorna Crozier's pen? The poet Lorna Crozier has always been brilliant ...