I definitely picked up this book because of the cover. But I bought it because: Mayan mythology, immortal gods, mortal humans, supernatural tricksters, deity family grudges, set in 1930s Mexico? YES, PLEASE. Casiopea is kind of a Cinderella characters, living in her family house in rural Mexico, and treated as a servant. Her cousin Martin lords it over her, and she doesn’t quite have the wherewithal to escape–although she does fight back, and get in lots of trouble for it. One day, she discovers something […]
Well, that was wonderful.
Gods of Jade and Shadow by Sylvia Moreno-Garcia