Books Silvia Moreno-Garcia Books by Silvia Moreno-Garcia Silvia Moreno-Garcia has written books about: Science Fiction & Fantasy Literary Fiction Fiction Romance Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Silvia Moreno-Garcia Review Book Reviews 'Gods Of Jade And Shadow' Spins A Dark, Dazzling Fairy Tale July 23, 2019 Silvia Moreno-Garcia's novel is set in an alternate Jazz Age Mexico, where gods and monsters from Mayan mythology walk the Earth and war with each other for dominion over Xibalba, the land of death. Ariel Zambelich/NPR Author Interviews 'Certain Dark Things' Takes The Vampire Story In A New Direction December 21, 2016 Silvia Moreno-Garcia's latest, Certain Dark Things is a vampire story set in modern-day Mexico. She recalls being a child in Mexico and hearing tales of vampire witches from her great grandmother. 'Certain Dark Things' Takes The Vampire Story In A New Direction Listen · 4:54 4:54 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/506483896/506483897" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2016's Great Reads December 6, 2016 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews 'Certain Dark Things' Is A Compelling New Take On Vampires October 27, 2016 Silvia Moreno-Garcia's new novel is set in a realistic, multidimensional Mexico City, where a young human boy meets a mysterious girl and gets caught up in a whirlwind of vampire-gang drug wars. Review Book Reviews Music Is Troublesome Magic In 'Signal To Noise' February 12, 2015 Silvia Moreno-Garcia's debut novel bounces back and forth between Mexico City in 1988 and 2009 to tell the story of a young woman who finds she can make magic — actual, dangerous magic — with music.