Dreamblood
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  • 1
    The Killing Moon: Dreamblood, Book 1 | N. K. Jemisin

    The Killing Moon: Dreamblood, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By N. K. Jemisin
    • Narrated By Sarah Zimmerman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    In the ancient city-state of Gujaareh, peace is the only law. Upon its rooftops and amongst the shadows of its cobbled streets wait the Gatherers - the keepers of this peace. Priests of the dream-goddess, their duty is to harvest the magic of the sleeping mind and use it to heal, soothe . . . and kill those judged corrupt. But when a conspiracy blooms within Gujaareh's great temple, Ehiru - the most famous of the city's Gatherers - must question everything he knows.

    Wow - Jemisin can write!

    The only Audible reviews on this book are glowing and I now know why - this is a brilliantly beautiful book. The characters are multi-faceted, the se..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 26 2013 by Tango (Texas)
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    The Shadowed Sun: Dreamblood, Book 2 | N. K. Jemisin

    The Shadowed Sun: Dreamblood, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By N. K. Jemisin
    • Narrated By Sarah Zimmerman
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (52)
    Performance
    (47)
    Story
    (48)

    Gujaareh, the city of dreams, suffers under the imperial rule of the Kisuati Protectorate. A city where the only law was peace now knows violence and oppression. And nightmares. A mysterious and deadly plague haunts the citizens of Gujaareh, dooming the infected to die screaming in their sleep. Trapped between dark dreams and cruel overlords, the people yearn to rise up - but Gujaareh has known peace for too long. Someone must show them the way. Hope lies with two outcasts.

    delicious with a slightly saccharine aftertaste

    I really enjoyed this book, with the singular exception of the ending, which I cannot, of course, discuss. Without dropping too many spoilers (don't w..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 20 2014 by Daniel (Tualatin, OR, United States)