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The Killing Moon - N.K. Jemisin
The Killing Moon
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3.94 355
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780356500768 (0356500764)
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Pages no: 418
Edition language: English
Series: Dreamblood (#1)
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YouKneeK
YouKneeK rated it
4.5 Review: The Killing Moon (Dreamblood Book 1 of 2)
I’ve been hearing good things about this author, but this was my first time reading any of her work. I was pretty impressed. The story and the characters grabbed me right away and held my attention to the end. There are some morally-ambiguous plot elements, as opposed to a story where it’s very c...
Thoughts of a nerdy feminist
Thoughts of a nerdy feminist rated it
3.5 Fascinating mythology
I loved the setting and the mythology in this book. The belief systems were so complex and something I found I could empathize with from both different perspectives that she portrayed. The entire religion surrounding the practice of euthanasia, and all the arguments surrounding that were very well-d...
Jocelyn (The Reading World)
Jocelyn (The Reading World) rated it
0.0 The Killing Moon by N.K. Jemisin
I think I read this book the wrong way.I started out reading the synopsis and still having a very hazy idea of what it was about, which is not my usual style. I like to have some solid conception of the ideas, themes, and characters before diving in so I know ahead of time what to appreciate. For th...
JL's Bibliomania
JL's Bibliomania rated it
4.0 The Killing Moon
I love N.K. Jemisin's world building even though I had a hard time keeping the various castes straight an following the first 3rd of the story. But once the two strands of the story met and intertwines, I was just swept along. As a side-note, I was surprise to find more than a dozen books publis...
Libromancer's Apprentice
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4.5 [Book Review] The Killing Moon
In the city-state of Guanjaareh peace rules through the blessing of their goddess Hananja. Priests siphon off the dreams of the citizens to provide healing and to rid the city of corruption. Ehiru, perhaps the most renown of the city's Gatherers, begins to doubt himself when a Gathering goes awry,...
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