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Jade City (The Green Bone Saga) - Community Reviews back

by Fonda Lee
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Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it 2 years ago
This book is far more crime family drama than it is a fantasy epic. That isn't a bad thing, but it was a bit of a surprise for me. Between the slow build and the tone being different than what I expected, it took me a while to settle into the groove of this one, but once I did it was fairly enjoyabl...
Tannat rated it 3 years ago
Series: The Green Bone Saga #1 I didn't really know what to expect with this one. I forget how it got on my list in the first place, but it must have made enough waves for me to notice it when it came out. I was originally planning to read the ebook, which I bought, but then the library had the au...
Irresponsible Reader
Irresponsible Reader rated it 3 years ago
So Fonda Lee has a great idea -- others have employed it as well, don't get me wrong, but the way she does it is great -- instead of setting an Urban Fantasy in this world, just a version of it with some magic; you set it in a world a whole lot like this one -- but you infuse the world with some sor...
Evaine's Books, Books and More Books
I really have to start putting my thoughts down when I finish my books, not three days later! I really enjoyed this book, more than I thought I would, if I'm honest. It's The Godfather meets Ninjas and Yakuza clans in a 1950's-ish time and on the Island of Kekon where jade is magical, giving enhanc...
bookaneer rated it 4 years ago
What a magnificent read! A rich mix of characters, political intrigue, and family drama, Jade City kept me engaged from the first page to the last. The story takes place in the city of Janloon, called "Jade City" by foreigners, and the only home of a very special form of "activated" jade that grants...
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