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Axie Oh's The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea is an enthralling feminist retelling of the classic Korean folktale “The Tale of Shim Cheong,” perfect for fans of Wintersong, Uprooted, and Miyazaki’s Spirited Away.

Deadly storms have ravaged Mina’s homeland for generations. Floods sweep away entire villages, while bloody wars are waged over the few remaining resources. Her peop
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Hardcover, 336 pages
Expected publication: February 22nd 2022 by Feiwel Friends
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Althea | themoonwholistens ☾
excuse me... did you say Spirited Away??

me about to drag everyone to read this book with me:


sign me up for this gorgeous cover
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daph pink ♡
Apr 09, 2021 marked it as to-read
Shelves: 2022-release
i don't read fantasy books~

but did somebody mention

MIYAZAKI'S SPIRITED AWAY??



here take all of my money and give it to me now!
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may ➹
Apr 13, 2021 marked it as to-read
yet another pretty book cover with pretty Asian girl I am gay for to add to the collection!
katie ☾
this is a book inspired by spirited away and korean mythology, AND has a gorgeous cover?! everything i could possibly need!
Nenia ✨ I yeet my books back and forth ✨ Campbell
*BURSTS INTO THE FEIWEL AND FRIENDS OFFICE*

Me: Did someone say SPIRITED AWAY?!
ʙᴇʟᴀ.: ☾**:.☆*.:。.
I'm having The Bride of the Water God major vibes:D I'm in!


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Chaity
Mar 27, 2021 marked it as to-read
I just read 'SPIRITED AWAY' somewhere in the blurb, and I smashed that to-read button.

Rules are rules,bro.
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L
Oct 25, 2020 marked it as to-read
not me adding this book because of that cover
Rafa
Apr 14, 2021 marked it as to-read
2022??!!
Well, that's gonna hurt take a while.....
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♠ Tabi⁷ ♠
Mar 26, 2021 marked it as to-read
Shelves: edelweiss
COVER COVER COVER COVER COVER COVER COVER

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Kal ★ Reader Voracious
this is the most beautiful cover i've ever seen ...more
gauri
Mar 26, 2021 marked it as to-read
Shelves: fantasy, asian-rep, ya
yes i came here after seeing the cover. the vibes are immaculate ✨
Cindy ✩☽♔
Mar 27, 2021 marked it as to-read
This sounds like 1000% my cup of tea 🍵
Amanda
Apr 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Everything I hoped for! This is the lush, atmospheric, slow-burn romance, myth retelling of your dreams! I am sad for everyone waiting til 2021 but I did beg to read this many times for the last 5 years before I finally got to, so I can absolutely assure anyone that it is worth the wait.

This story explores the depths of love, grief, forgiveness and hope while exploring a spirit world as vivid as our own. I can't wait to have a copy on my shelf!

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The Smol Moth
Mar 26, 2021 marked it as to-read
THIS SOUNDS SO COOL AND THE COVER IS SO PRETTY??? More fairy tale retellings yes please and thank you ...more
persephone :)
this literally sounds like my dream book. i need it nowwww
liz˳✧༚
Mar 26, 2021 marked it as to-read
THE TITLE ALONE.

Also “feminist fairytale retelling”
GIMMIE
Chloe
May 04, 2021 rated it really liked it
*Spoiler free*

I was pulled into this book because of the cover. I know, I know, that's bad, but it's absolutely stunning. And it sounded absolutely incredible as well. A girl who sacrifices herself save her brother, who is swept into the sea and into the Spirit Realm. A story of a Sea God and deadly storms and enchantments. It sounded so, so good.

Axie Oh's writing, and this book, are stunningly gorgeous. Seriously, I want to infuse the beauty of this book into everything because it shines so bri
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Linaria
May 04, 2021 rated it it was amazing
+ Retelling of "The Tale of Shim Cheong"
+ lush and atmospheric
+ Spirited Away vibes

cw: (view spoiler)

I really enjoyed this retelling. I don't know much about the source material, but I have seen/read other adaptations over the years. There's a bit of an ethereal quality to the writing and pacing that adds to the atmosphere. The book description compares it to Spirited Away, and I feel like it's accurate to say this book has pretty strong Studio Ghibli vibes. The re
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Solace_In_Reading
Mar 27, 2021 marked it as to-read
3.27.21
I really need to read all of Axie Oh's books - all of the covers are exceptional.
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human [on hiatus]
I HEARD SPIRITED AWAY AND CAME RUNNING AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT, THE WANT-TO-READ BUTTON PROBABLY HATES ME NOW BUT IT'S WORTH IT ...more
Michaela (Journey into Books)
Apr 14, 2021 marked it as to-read
Shelves: 2022-tbr
This had me sold the minute I read the words Spirited Away. And that cover is absolutely gorgeous 😍😍😍
ada
Apr 20, 2021 marked it as maybe-later
this synopsis makes me so happy :)
Millennium Night
May 05, 2021 marked it as to-read
Guys, I see Korean retelling. I see SPIRITED AWAY!! I see the GORGEOUS COVER!!!

Instant smashing of the To Read Button.

Need I say more?
Lauren
May 07, 2021 marked it as to-read
Shelves: young-adult-tbr
tbr note: "Feminist retelling of a classic Korean folktale meets Miyazaki's Spirited Away."

I cannot even begin to explain how much I am losing my mind right now I'm—
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Kaya
May 10, 2021 marked it as to-read
can i marry this cover because omg what magic is this-
Saga
May 11, 2021 marked it as to-read
can't wait
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Brittany
Mar 28, 2021 marked it as to-read
i am obsessed with this cover!!!!!!!
Tasya Dita
THE COVER IS GORGEOUS, I LOVE THE ORIGINAL TALE, AND I WANT THIS BOOK NOW SO BADLY 😭😭😭
Catrina
Mar 27, 2021 marked it as to-read
Shelves: not-released-yet
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