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Historical fantasy

Gods of Jade and Shadow

by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Quick take

A whip-smart Cinderella gets tangled up in a 1920s jazz-age epic that brings Mayan mythology to life.

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  • Action-packed

  • Forbidden love

  • International

  • Magical

Why I love it

From the moment I spotted the phrase “the Mayan god of death in the Jazz Age,” I knew I needed to get my hands on Gods of Jade and Shadow. I’ve always been a fan of historical fantasy, and there’s little I love more than seeing ancient figures thrown into a more modern world. Add in a stunning cover, hints of a rags-to-riches protagonist, and a journey to the Underworld? I was sold.

But this wond...

Synopsis

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 ac...

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    July 2019