Book ‘Black Water Sister’ by Zen Cho

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A finalist for the 2022 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel. One of BookPage’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2021. One of Reviewers’ Choice Best Books of 2021. One of Book Riot’s Best SFF Standalones of 2021. “Ghosts. Gods. Gangsters. Black Water Sister has it all… a wildly entertaining coming-of-age story for the twentysomething set, with a protagonist who is almost painfully relatable at times.” — Vulture. A reluctant medium discovers the ties that bind can unleash a dangerous power in this compelling Malaysian-set contemporary fantasy.   When Jessamyn Teoh starts hearing a voice in her head, she chalks it up to stress. Closeted, broke and jobless, she’s moving back to Malaysia with her parents – a country she last saw when she was a toddler. She soon learns the new voice isn’t even hers, it’s the ghost of her estranged grandmother…

Publisher: Ace (May 11, 2021); Pages: 380 pages; ISBN-13: 9780451487995; ASIN:‎ B08FZLGGP7

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Author’s biography: Zen Cho is the author of a short story collection (Spirits Abroad, 2014) and two historical fantasy novels (Sorcerer to the Crown, 2015 and The True Queen, 2019). She has won the Crawford Fantasy Award and the British Fantasy Award for Best Newcomer, and was a finalist for the Campbell Award for Best New Writer. Zen was born and raised in Malaysia, resides in the UK, and lives in a notional space between the two.

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