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The Shadowed Sun - N.K. Jemisin
The Shadowed Sun
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780356500775 (0356500772)
Publisher: Orbit
Pages no: 492
Edition language: English
Series: Dreamblood (#2)
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YouKneeK rated it
4.5 Review: The Shadowed Sun (Dreamblood Book 2 of 2)
The Shadowed Sun is set ten years after The Killing Moon. Each story stands alone, but there’s a larger story arc that ties them together. At the end of the first book, I had felt slightly unsatisfied because things were wrapped up so quickly. It tied up the main plot but left me with a lot of qu...
Thoughts of a nerdy feminist
Thoughts of a nerdy feminist rated it
5.0 Wow.
I dragged my feet on starting this book, because I felt pretty lukewarm toward its predecessor, The Killing Moon. Once I finally started on this one, however, I just really wanted to know what was happening. This one is about so many things. I will talk about it as best I can without spoilers. T...
JL's Bibliomania
JL's Bibliomania rated it
5.0 The Shadowed Sun
Some fantasy worlds feature elves and other mythological beings wandering around a pseudo-medieval Europe (think Tolkien and all those who have come around and after). There are also fantasy worlds where whole new cultures are developed from a few assumptions about how magic or psychic forces or co...
imyril rated it
4.0 The Shadowed Sun
I liked this a lot better than The Killing Moon (which was brilliant world-building but fell a bit flat for me) as I found the characters much more engaging. However, it introduced a couple of plot elements that made me very uneasy, so I recommend it with reservations.
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A Libra's Libros rated it
4.5 Complex Fun in "The Shadowed Sun"
What a fulfilling read! All of the great world-building, layered characters, dreaming magic and political intrigue in N.K. Jemisin's The Killing Moon is back ten-fold in this deeply satisfying sequel. The Shadowed Sun, which takes place ten years later with new characters to follow, is a beautifully...
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