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Daughter of the Moon Goddess : a novel / Sue Lynn Tan.

Tan, Sue Lynn, (author.).

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Homer Public Library F TAN CELESTIAL V.1 000163502 New Books Place on copy / volume Checked out 06/02/2022

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063031302
  • ISBN: 0063031302
  • ISBN: 0008479305
  • ISBN: 9780008479305
  • Physical Description: 503 pages : map ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2022]

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"An enthralling debut fantasy inspired by the legend of Chang'e, the Chinese moon goddess, in which a young woman's quest to free her mother sets her on a dangerous path and pits her against the most powerful immortal in the realm. Growing up on the moon, Xingyin is accustomed to solitude, unaware that she is being hidden from the feared Celestial Emperor who exiled her mother for stealing the elixir of immortality. But when Xingyin's magic flares and her existence is discovered, she is forced to flee her home, leaving her mother behind. Alone, powerless, and afraid, she makes her way to the Celestial Kingdom, a land of wonder and secrets. Disguising her identity, she seizes an opportunity to train alongside the emperor's son, mastering archery and magic, even as passion flames between her and the prince. To save her mother, Xingyin embarks on a perilous quest, confronting legendary creatures and vicious enemies. However, when treachery looms and forbidden magic threatens the kingdom, she must challenge the ruthless Celestial Emperor for her dream - striking a dangerous bargain in which she is torn between losing all she loves and plunging the realm into chaos. Daughter of the Moon Goddess begins an enchanting, romantic duology that weaves ancient Chinese mythology into a sweeping adventure of immortals and magic, of loss and sacrifice - where love vies with honor, dreams are fraught with betrayal, and hope emerges triumphant." -- jacket flap.
Subject: Magic > Fiction.
Imaginary wars and battles > Fiction.
Kings and rulers > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
FICTION / Fantasy / Epic.
FICTION / Cultural Heritage.
FICTION / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology.
Moon > Folklore.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.
Fantasy fiction.