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The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water
Cho, Zen
(37 ratings)
Book, 2020
"A bandit walks into a coffeehouse, and it all goes downhill from there. Guet Imm, a young votary of the Order of the Pure Moon, joins up with an eclectic group of thieves (whether they like it or not) in order to protect a sacred object, and finds herself in a far more complicated situation than she could have ever…Read more
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Zen Cho was a finalist for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and her short story collection Spirits Abroad was a joint winner of the William L. Crawford Fantasy Award. Her debut novel Sorcerer to the Crown won a British Fantasy Award for…Read more

New York, NY : A Book, published by Tom Doherty Associates, [2020], ©2020
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With this whimsical fantasy novella, Hugo Award--winner Cho (The True Queen) delivers a wuxia-tinged tale of banditry and brotherhood. After a group of bandits save Guet Imm, a young nun of the Pure Moon Order, from harassment, she joins…Read more

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Aug 05, 2021
A slightly off-beat journey regarding a mysterious nun, a band of opportunistic outlaws, and a series of secrets held from each other. Brief and worthwhile.
Feb 13, 2021
A fun and fast read. I imagined the whole thing as an anime. I feel like it teaches about relationships and allows for both simple and complex story lines. I hope she writes a sequel!!
Feb 12, 2021
Another reason to enjoy a novella today. Beach trip book? Shades of D&D. Some humor. If this book was a meal it would include 3 types of cheese, some hot peppers, and something crunchy.
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