Virtual Outer Edge Book Club - Gods of Jade and Shadow
Registration Required / Adult
THIS IS A VIRTUAL PROGRAM. It will be held online using Zoom, an app you can download onto a smartphone or tablet, or use through your computer browser. Please contact Library Assistant Katlynn at [email protected] for details.
Attention Sci-Fi and Fantasy lovers! The Outer Edge Book Club will be discussing monthly selections of sci-fi and fantasy books. The discussion is typically held on the third Monday of the month at 6:00pm.
This month's selection is: Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
The Jazz Age is in full swing, but Casiopea Tun is too busy cleaning the floors of her wealthy grandfather’s house to listen to any fast tunes. Nevertheless, she dreams of a life far from her dusty small town in southern Mexico. A life she can call her own.
Yet this new life seems as distant as the stars, until the day she finds a curious wooden box in her grandfather’s room. She opens it—and accidentally frees the spirit of the Mayan god of death, who requests her help in recovering his throne from his treacherous brother. Failure will mean Casiopea’s demise, but success could make her dreams come true.
In the company of the strangely alluring god and armed with her wits, Casiopea begins an adventure that will take her on a cross-country odyssey from the jungles of Yucatán to the bright lights of Mexico City—and deep into the darkness of the Mayan underworld.