Gods of Jade and Shadow



Gods of Jade and Shadow 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 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 Yucat n to the bright lights of Mexico City and deep into the darkness of the Mayan underworld. Best Read Kindle ePUB Gods of Jade and Shadow By Silvia Moreno-Garcia – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 352 pages
  • Gods of Jade and Shadow
  • Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • English
  • 09 January 2017

10 thoughts on “Gods of Jade and Shadow

  1. Chaima ✨ شيماء says:

    Me, flirting with this cover Hey, have I seen you from somewhere You remind me of a book.that I should get to know Me, flirting with this cover Hey, have I seen you from somewhere You remind me of a book.that I should get to know

  2. Amalia Gavea says:

    Some people are born under a lucky star, while others have their misfortune telegraphed by the position of the planets Casiopea Tun, named after a constellation, was born under the most rotten star imaginable in the firmament Yucat n, Mexico, during the 1920s Casiopea has found herself in an awful situation Her beloved father, a lover of mythology and fables, has died Her mother is a weak woman who only knows how to cry and pray The young woman has been left practically alone, strugglSome people are born under a lucky star, while others have their misfortune telegraphed by the position of the planets Casiopea Tun, named afte...

  3. Nilufer Ozmekik says:

    Five in the love of Mayan Gods or in the most charismatic and attractive Hun kame we trust What an amazing, vivid, joyful, fast pacing, perfectly described, one cup of mythology and two cups of Mexican culture and history, three cups of author s unbelievably impeccable and detailed imagination mixed into a fantastic journey stars I insist to give too many awards to this book, let s start our award ceremony Carlos Santana made its opening by singing Black Magic Woman which fits perfectly to Five in the love of Mayan Gods or in the most charismatic and attractive Hun kame we trust What an amazing, vivid, joyful, fast pacing, perfectly described, one cup of mythology and two cups of Mexican culture and history, three cups of author s unbelievably impeccable and detailed imagination mixed into a fantastic journey stars I insist to give too many awards to this book, let s start our award ceremony Carlos Santana m...

  4. megs_bookrack says:

    A romantic Mayan inspired fable set in Jazz Era Mexico Channeling her inner Cinderella, Casiopea Tun, is tidying up around her Grandfather s quarters, as she does every day, when she unintentionally frees Hun Kame, the Mayan God of Death, from his imprisonment.Brought back to life after his brother slayed him and captured him in locked box, Hun Kame is ready to get his life and his kingdom back Unfortunately, or fortunately, for Casiopea, he needs her help in order to do so.Tied together by a A romantic Mayan inspired fable set in Jazz Era Mexico Channeling her inner Cinderella, Casiopea Tun, is tidying up around her Grandfather s quarters, as she does every day, when she unintentionally frees Hun Kame, the Mayan God of Death, from his imprisonment.Brought back to life after his brother slayed him and captured him in locked box, Hun Kame is ready to get his life and his kingdom back Unfortunately, or fortunately, for Casiopea, he needs her help in order to do so.Tied together by an unnatural bond of flesh and soul, they set out on a quest to recover the parts of him stolen and hidden away by his brother S...

  5. Rebecca Roanhorse says:

    Oh, my heart So, so very good This is a evocative and moving fairy tale about a downtrodden girl and the Maya God of Death and how they both find each other and their humanity together Moreno Garcia consistently knows how to find my heartstrings and pull them not in a sappy way but in quiet moments of vulnerability and honesty Her vision of 1920 s Mexico and,strikingly, the Maya Underworld, are vivid and enchanting and bring the story alive I m convinced both are were eq...

  6. Amy Imogene Reads says:

    5 stars Unlike anything I ve ever read This Mayan death god myth making tale was perfect.Writing Concept Characters Pacing First off, I am probably in the minority here, but I did not see this story as overly similar to a Cinderella tale the similarities end after the first few chapters The marketing for Gods of Jade and Shadow bills it as a Jazz Age Cinderella, but the story felt muchlike Hades and Persephone with a dash of the Art Deco I could not get enough of 5 stars Unlike anything I ve ever read This Mayan death god myth making tale was perfect.Writing Concept Characters Pacing First off, I am probably in the minority here, but I did not see this story...

  7. Emer (A Little Haze) says:

    Publishing July 23rd, 2019I was so excited when I heard about this book and so was beyond thrilled when I was lucky enough to be granted an ARC from NetGalley and WOW DID THIS BOOK NOT DISAPPOINT I loved it Absolutely loved it This book to me is the perfect blend of fantasy, mythology and historical fiction It s filled with Mayan folklore that truly came alive for...

  8. enqi ☁️✨ kell maresh lovesite says:

    a dark fantasy set in 1920s Mexico inspired by Mayan mythology and is that a hades persephone reference i see this is WONDERFUL sign me up

  9. Olive (abookolive) says:

    I have two reviews for this beauty A video on booktube the below written review originally appeared on Open Letters Review In her newest release, Silvia Moreno Garcia gives readers the glitz of the Jazz Age, south of the border Gods of Jade and Shadow, based in Mayan mythology, tells the story of eighteen year old Casiopea Tun, who unwittingly releases the rightful king of the underworld of Xibalba from his makeshift tomb in her grandfather s home Set on the Y I have two reviews for this beauty A video on booktube the below written review originally appeared on Open Letters Review In her newest release, Silvia Moreno Garcia gives readers the glitz of the Jazz Age, south of the border Gods of Jade and Shadow, based in Mayan mythology, tells the story of eighteen year old Casiopea Tun, who unwittingly releases the rightful king of the underworld of Xibalba from his makeshift tomb in her grandfather s ho...

  10. Elise (TheBookishActress) says:

    a dark fantasy set in 1920s Mexico inspired by Mayan mythology this sounds AMAZING

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