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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (1,072 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Zoë Marriott Narrator: Amy Rubinate Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: April 2012 ISBN: 9781455852383
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Sixteen-year-old Suzume is a shadow weaver, trained in the magical art of illusion. She can be anyone she wants to be—except herself. Is she the girl of noble birth, trapped by the tyranny of her mother’s new husband, Lord Terayama? A lowly drudge scraping a living in the ashes of Terayama’s kitchens? Or Yue, the most beautiful courtesan in the Moonlit Land? Even Suzume is no longer sure of her true identity. But she is determined to steal the heart of the Moon Prince and exact revenge on her stepfather for the death of her family. And nothing will stop her. Not even her love for fellow shadow weaver Otieno, the one man who can see through her illusions.

Set in a fairy-tale version of ancient Japan, Shadows on the Moon shakes up the Cinderella story with its brave, resourceful, and passionate heroine.

Shadows on the Moon weaves a spell as deft as any by its main character. Beautiful and cruel; a mesmerizing read with an intoxicating love story.”? -L. A. Weatherly, author of Angel Burn and Angel Fire

“Beautifully written, with diverse and fascinating characters, an intriguing plot, and a romance that will steal your heart. One of the most innovative fairy-tale retellings I’ve read in years.”? —?R. J. Anderson, author of Spell Hunter and Ultraviolet

“The lyrical prose of Shadows on the Moon captures the essence of the fairy tale, while the love story will capture readers’ hearts.” —?Jaclyn Dolamore, author of Magic Under Glass and Between the Sea and Sky Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Brandee Terry | 2/12/2014

    " This book was not terrible but for me it fell short. The storytelling was well done but the characters just felt flat and missing something to me. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Piza Riza | 2/11/2014

    " This book is a little sad but very interesting. I just can't put it down "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sharon | 2/8/2014

    " This was truly an amazing read. It took me four hours to finish - it made me really appreciate what a strong heroine can do to a story. I also loved the setting JAPAN!!! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Lola | 2/2/2014

    " liked it, then half way though, when she turns into Yue (my least favirute if her roles) the plot line becomes like memoirs of a geisha but with a very vengeful girl. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Michelle | 1/26/2014

    " Good story, but as cutting and burning yourself is accepted in this book, I can't really recommend it to teens. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ellen | 1/12/2014

    " Really good story, but really really long. Skimmed a good amount of it ... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Stacy | 1/9/2014

    " I enjoyed this book. After what happened to Suzume and her family, I wanted her to take her revenge on those that destroyed her life. How she does this and the people she meets on her journey, especially Akira, made the book more interesting for me. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Whitestorm | 11/24/2013

    " Awwwww!!!! This was great! I loved it! Absolutely loved it! ^^ Please write another!!!!!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jessica Emigdio | 11/14/2013

    " I loved it! it was like cinderella but 100 times better. like i said i loved it!!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Louisa | 11/3/2013

    " Oh, amazing book! Loved it, and it kinda invaded my dreams! So good, great characters, great plot! Read it! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Wendy | 7/21/2013

    " I liked it but yes the main character does have her flaws and she is abusive to herself which is difficult to read sometimes. It's a very interesting book but not one of my favorite of the author's. It was an interesting take on the Cinderella story. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 sydney | 1/30/2013

    " Where should I start with this book? I really adored this book. I read it in a few short days. I was extremely interested in everything you see my Asian fetish cough Korean & Japan is showing. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Liz Carroll | 9/9/2012

    " very hard to get into and very confusing!!!it was hard to relate to but by the second half of the book i got into it and ended up enjoying it. "

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About the Author
Zoë Marriott is the author of the young adult fantasy novels The Swan Kingdom, Daughter of the Flames, and Shadows on the Moon. About The Name of the Blade, her first foray into urban fantasy, she says, “This was probably the most pure fun I’ve had writing since I left school. I’ve loved every minute of it. It feels like this story and these characters were a gift from the universe lobbed at me, and I was so lucky that my hands happened to be outstretched at the right moment, ready to catch them.”
About the Narrator

Amy Rubinate has narrated over 250 audiobooks and won multiple AudioFile Earphones Awards. Her books have been selected for AudioFile’s Best Romance of 2016 list; Booklist’s Top 10 Romance, Top 10 Historical Fiction, Editor’s Choice Media; and YALSA’s Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults. She has a degree in oral interpretation of literature and won state and national awards for poetry reading. A voice actor and singer for over a decade, Amy has narrated many interactive children’s books and provided character voices for toys and video games. Amy’s work has been featured in the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, AudioFile magazine, Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and Library Journal.