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Tag: Seanan McGuire

In An Absent Dream (The Wayward Children book 4) by Seanan McGuire (book review).

January 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
In An Absent Dream (The Wayward Children book 4) by Seanan McGuire (book review).

‘In An Absent Dream’ is book four in ‘The Wayward Children’ series by Seanan McGuire. Therefore I would suggest you don’t read this review or this book before reading the others in the series. This book follows Katherine (never Kat, or Kate or Katie) Lundy who is a lover of rules and also of books. […]

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Deadlands: Boneyard by Seanan McGuire (book review).

December 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Deadlands: Boneyard by Seanan McGuire (book review).

While the novelisation of a film makes sense, especially as some viewers like to have a record, particularly of the dialogue. Admittedly this was more relevant when it wasn’t possible to own the film on DVD. Shared worlds, too, have value. An author may not have the time or energy to explore all the characters […]

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Sparrow Hill Road by Seanan McGuire (book review).

November 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Sparrow Hill Road by Seanan McGuire (book review).

The genesis of a novel can sometimes be as fascinating as the book itself. In his later years, some of Ray Bradbury’s short pieces – stories, fragments and essays – were gathered in single volumes. In particular, ‘Match To Flame’ shows how his concern for the demise of books and reading developed over the years […]

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The Brightest Fell (October Daye book 13) by Seanan McGuire (book review).

October 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Brightest Fell (October Daye book 13) by Seanan McGuire (book review).

Once a series of books has gone well past the trilogy that the author probably originally envisaged there is an issue with finding ways for the new reader to find out what is happening and what relevant aspects there are from previous novels that the reader needs to know. ‘The Brightest Fell’ is the thirteenth […]

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Beneath The Sugar Sky (Wayward Children book 3) by Seanan McGuire (book review).

August 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Beneath The Sugar Sky (Wayward Children book 3) by Seanan McGuire (book review).

‘Beneath The Sugar Sky’ is book three in the ‘Wayward Children’ series by Seanan McGuire. Please don’t read this review without having read the first books in the series, ‘Every Heart A Doorway’ and ‘Down Among The Sticks And Bones’, as it may contain spoilers. We begin with Cora, a new girl to Eleanor West’s […]

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Tricks For Free (An InCryptid Novel book 7) by Seanan McGuire (book review).

April 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
Tricks For Free (An InCryptid Novel book 7) by Seanan McGuire (book review).

All creators, whether writers, artists or musicians must have visited places that inspired them to produce the next exciting work in their oeuvre. At times, though, that place is hedged round with copyright and the person risks litigation, especially in the United States, if something bad is set in that place. Imagine, for example, a […]

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Down Among The Sticks And Bones (book 2) by Seanan McGuire (book review).

August 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
Down Among The Sticks And Bones (book 2) by Seanan McGuire (book review).

‘Down Among The Sticks And Bones’ is book two of a series of companion novellas by Seanan McGuire, each of which follows a different character from the first book, ‘Every Heart A Doorway’. This particular book follows Jacqueline and Jillian and their dark, horroresque adventures. Jacqueline and Jillian are the children that their parents always […]

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