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From an Aurora Award-winning author comes a new fantasy epic in which one mage must stand against a Deathless Goddess who controls all magic.

Only in Tananen do people worship a single deity: the Deathless Goddess. Only in this small, forbidden realm are there those haunted by words of no language known to woman or man. The words are Her Gift, and they summon magic.

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Hardcover, 400 pages
Expected publication: August 6th 2019 by DAW
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Beth Cato
Mar 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: blurbed, 2019, fantasy
Read. Provided a blurb. Absolutely adored this book.
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The world’s only remaining magic is in Tananen, where only women can speak the Deathless Godess’ language, and only men can write her spells – both at a terrible cost. But now something dangerous and dark has come into Tiler’s Hold, destroying magic creations, and silencing the Goddess.

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Julie Czerneda’s been one of my favorite authors for years. Yet I haven’t been excited by her recent books. Have my tastes changed? Has her writing? Have her editors giv
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Jun 24, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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** I received a Review Copy of this book via NetGalley **
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Jun 20, 2019 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arcs, fantasy, 2019-reads
This is one of those reads where the plot is interesting it just took way too long for me to understand it.

“The Gossamer’s Mage” reads like a lost fairy tale or Greek myth with young men who possess magic gifted by the goddess find that the price of said magic is their youth but when a young mage is found to be creating monsters the journey begins to put an end to the threat only to learn that it hides closer to home.

This book was a struggle to jump into and there was more than one moment in t
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For over twenty years, Canadian author/ former biologist Julie E. Czerneda has shared her curiosity about living things through her science fiction, published by DAW Books, NY. Julie’s written fantasy too, the first installments of her Night’s Edge series (DAW) A Turn of Light and A Play of Shadow, winning consecutive Aurora Awards (Canada’s Hugo) for Best English Novel. Having completed her Clan ...more