Title: The order of the pure moon reflected in water.
Author: Zen Cho.
Format: E-ARC (Thanks to NetGalley, all opinions are my own!)
Page count: 176.
Release day: June 23rd 2020.
Genre: Adult, fantasy.
Rating: 3 stars.
What is it about? (Summary from GoodReads)
Zen Cho returns with a found family wuxia fantasy that combines the vibrancy of old school martial arts movies with characters drawn from the margins of history.
A bandit walks into a coffeehouse, and it all goes downhill from there. Guet Imm, a young votary of the Order of the Pure Moon, joins up with an eclectic group of thieves (whether they like it or not) in order to protect a sacred object, and finds herself in a far more complicated situation than she could have ever imagined.
Average: 6.14 (which means 3 stars!)
Okay.. I really don’t know what to say about this book..
I really enjoyed the writing, it read really easily and when I picked it up I flew through a chapter! But for some reason I kept not wanting to pick up this novella. I think for me not enough was happening!
Guet Imm was a very interesting character! I really liked her view of the world, and how she was willing to try out everything, and most importantly she knows what she stands for! There was also a side character, Tet Yang (I think his name was), who I really liked. But for all the other characters, I was way too confused to know if I liked them. There were quite a lot of members in their little band, and the novella was too short for me to distinguish them all. Besides they didn’t always use the same names, so I kept being very confused about who was who!
I feel like there was so much happening in this world, which I would have loved to learn more about, but the story was just too short. I wouldn’t have minded if the book was longer!
I just feel very mediocre about this one. Since I did really enjoy the writing I do want to look into the authors other work!