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N 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 reuests her help in recovering his throne from his treacherous brother Failure will mean Casiopea’s demi 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 struggling to cope with the insults of her tyrannical grandfather and disgusting cousin Until the day an old chest is opened and the God of Death escapes In order to fight against treason and fulfill a mysterious destiny Casiopea and the dashing god will lead us on an unforgettable journey in one of the most fascinating countries of our planet through folklore mythology and every virtue and vice of the mortal soul And the immortal spirit Words are seeds Casiopea With words you embroider narratives and the narratives breed myths and there s power in the myth Yes the things you name have power Silvia Moreno Garcia has created an outstanding novel The culture and vibe of Yucat n come alive through beautiful prose The political background of the complex 1920s is immediately set and this makes for an extremely interesting start It is then that I understood Gods of Jade and Shadow is so much than a modern fairy tale It is a political and social commentary on issues that shape every nation in every era In my opinion the beauty of the story lies in the successful balance between Historical Fiction and Mythology The writer uses the vast Mexican tradition and folklore to demonstrate a young woman s fight against domestic violence physical and psychological against discrimination and limited preconceived expectations Through her love for Greek and Mayan mythology and her combined faith to the Christian religion and the beliefs of her forefathers Casiopea faces a world as fascinating as it is dark populated with powerful gods and mighty sorceresses demons ghosts strange beings and corrupted priests who use Religion as an excuse to oppress the cries for change And once again we come to understand that the vilest of creatures can be found among the mortals No surprise there really And life may not be fair but I must be fair I can t turn away The writing is beautiful the dialogue is exceptional Don t be hesitant if your knowledge of Mayan mythology is limited The writer is an excellent guide and answers all our uestions within the story without being redundant or lectury However the strength of this marvelous book lies in the character of Casiopea She is 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Se but success could make her dreams come trueIn 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 underworldAlternate cover edition of ISBN 9780525620754 A Mayan inspired fable set in Jazz Era Mexico Channeling her inner Cinderella Casiopea Tun is tidying up her Grandfather s living uarters when she unintentionally frees Hun Kame the Mayan God of Death from his imprisonmentCaptured and sealed in a locked box after being slayed by his brother Hun Kame now free is ready to get his life and kingdom back Unfortunately for Casiopea he needs her help in order to do so Whether she likes it or not she s along for the rideTied together by an unnatural bond of flesh and soul they set out on a uest to recover the parts of Hun Kame that were stolen and hidden away by his brother So begins the adventure of a lifetime for young Casiopea who is finally able to escape the degrading clutches of her familyThis is such a beautifully told story From beginning to end Moreno Garcia weaves the most intricate tale of love power forgiveness and sacrifice I love her writing so much It is simple yet lyrical flowing smoothly from chapter to chapterI first fell for Moreno Garcia s writing when I read The Beautiful Ones in 2017 Even though that book was also beautifully written this one displays her skills at a whole new level Her writing has matured a lot and this story truly transports you not only to the culture she is introducing but to the time period as well Simply stunningI loved learning about Mayan mythology and culture I think anyone interested in modern retellings of myths and legends will enjoy this Even if you do not think it is something you would be crazy about at its heart this story is a uest and it delivers in that capacity in spadesCasiopea is such a wonderful character Although raised 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The Mayan god of death sends a young woman on a harrowing life changing journey in this one of a kind fairy tale inspired by Mexican folkloreThe 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 i Update the sexual tension between me and leaving my mortal name behind to walk into the woods and lay facedown on the earth to become one with the moss after finishing this story I am in so much pain right now It s terrible But ANYWHO 1010 would recommend everyone reads it Full review to come But in the meantime click HERE to find my twitter thread with updates about reading progress through this book when a friend presses a book into your chest and says read this mortalimmortal slow burn romance with the god of death that s set in the underworld of Jazz age Mexico and is inspired by Mayan folklore you do not ask further uestions and JUST DO IT45 stars Secretos del Cosmos in this one of a kind fairy tale The Secret Treasons inspired by Mexican folkloreThe Jazz Age مريض الوهم is The Hypochondriacs Guide To Life And Death in full swing but Casiopea Tun ¡Arde Troya! (Las aventuras de Ogú, Mampato y Rena, 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 Doctor y campeón i Update the sexual tension between me and leaving my mortal name behind to walk La corruptrice into the woods and lay facedown on the earth to become one with the moss after finishing this story I am Sweet for Her (Sweet Curves in so much pain right now It s terrible But ANYWHO 1010 would recommend everyone reads The Purpose-Guided Universe it Full review to come But The Abel & Cole Veg Box Companion in the meantime click HERE to find my twitter thread with updates about reading progress through this book when a friend presses a book The Academy into your chest and says read this mortalimmortal slow burn romance with the god of death that s set Full Dark, No Stars in the underworld of Jazz age Mexico and If Only Once (The Martelli Brothers, is 1000 sitios que ver en España al menos una vez en la vida inspired by Mayan folklore you do not ask further uestions and JUST DO IT45 stars


10 thoughts on “Gods of Jade and Shadow

  1. 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

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    Update the sexual tension between me and leaving my mortal name behind to walk into the woods and lay facedown on the earth to become one with the moss after finishing this story I am in so much pain right now It's terrible But ANYWHO 1010 would recommend everyone reads it Full review to come But in the meantime click H

  3. says:

    I loved Moreno Garcia’s vampire novel Certain Dark Things so I was excited to read her take on the Maya gods Set in Mexico in the 1920s the book follows Cassiopeia Tun the ‘poor relations’ granddaughter of

  4. says:

    3755 ⭐Full review on my Blog The Dacian She Wolf 🐺I've dreamed of travelling to Mexico since I've first discovered telenovelas decades ago and if this book is the closest thing to that then so be itIt really felt like I was sitting at a wooden table listening to a Mexican grandma telling me a story of her childhood while wrapping up tamales It really felt that warmI liked it very much but I didn't love itMostly b

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    i enjoyed this a lot than i thought i would im really into reading stories inspired by mythology that im not very familiar with and recently ive had an interest in mesoamerican culture so this did not disappointi found this to be extremely easy to read the writing is very straightforward and has of a ‘telling rather than showing’ feel to me but i honestly didnt mind it its also a long journey narrative with not a who

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    ‘’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’’ Yucatán 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

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    A Mayan inspired fable set in Jazz Era Mexico Channeling her inner Cinderella Casiopea Tun is tidying up her Grandfather's living u

  8. says:

    375 stars This is a beautiful book but it’s a beauty that kept me at a distance The world and mythology is lush and the

  9. says:

    Unlike anything I’ve ever read This Mayan death god myth making tale was perfectWriting ★★★★★Concept ★★★★★Characters ★★★★★Pacing ★★★★I could not get enough of this story Gods of Jade and Shadow follows the story of Casiopea a girl growing up in rural Mexico in the early 1900s who discovers a chest of ancient black bones in her grandfather's bedroom Accidentally cutting herself and

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    I'm not going to write a review of my own book but here's some common uestions I get1 Will there be a seuel Short answer no It's intended as a stand alone 2 Is it really adult Isn't it YA Book classification is a funny thing Some reasons for having this out as an adult book have to do with the choices of my publisher but also my own feeling that the omniscient tell don't show bits of the novel would make it feel distancing and unappealing