Book Review: Come Tumbling Down, Seanan McGuire

Book Review: Come Tumbling Down, Wayward Children Book 5, Seanan McGuire   Fantasy: Come Tumbling Down, Wayward Children Book 5, Seanan McGuire   We’ve met Jack and Jill before in the Wayward Children series. Born to parents who tried to mold their daughters into their ideal of the “perfect” child, they escaped by finding a doorway to […]

Book Review: In an Absent Dream, Seanan McGuire

Book Review: In an Absent Dream, Wayward Children Book 4, Seanan McGuire Fantasy: In an Absent Dream, Wayward Children Book 4, Seanan McGuire   Katherine Lundy is a quiet child who likes knowing the rules and knowing what is expected from her. That is not to say, though, that the rules and expectations of this […]

Book Review: Beneath the Sugar Sky, Seanan McGuire

Book Review: Beneath the Sugar Sky, The Wayward Children Book 3, Seanan McGuire Fantasy: Beneath the Sugar Sky, The Wayward Children Book 3, Seanan McGuire   Seanan McGuire has an extraordinary gift for springing the unexpected upon you in a way that makes you think, “No way, of course it’s that way!” So when a major character […]

Book Review: The Unkindest Tide, Seanan McGuire

Book Review: The Unkindest Tide, October Daye #13, Seanan McGuire Fantasy: The Unkindest Tide, October Daye #13, Seanan McGuire   “My family tree has a lot of thorns, and a tendency to draw blood.”   This dry observation from protagonist October “Toby” Daye could describe key plot elements of almost any of the now thirteen […]

Book Review: Down Among the Sticks and Bones, Seanan McGuire

Book Review: Down Among the Sticks and Bones, Seanan McGuire Book 2 in the Wayward Children series Fiction: Down Among the Sticks and Bones, Seanan McGuire Book 2 in the Wayward Children series   Normally I avoid reading a series out of sequence, although I seem to be doing that with frustrating regularity in recent […]

Book Review: Every Heart a Doorway, Seanan McGuire

Book Review: Every Heart a Doorway, Book One in the Wayward Children series, Seanan McGuire Fantasy: Every Heart a Doorway, Book One in the Wayward Children series, Seanan McGuire Winner: 2017 Hugo Award Winner: 2017 Alex Award Winner: 2017 Locus Award Winner: 2016 Nebula Award Nominated: 2017 World Fantasy Award   Nancy is new to […]

Book Review: Sparrow Hill Road, Seanan McGuire

Book Review: Sparrow Hill Road, Book 1 Ghost Roads Series, Seanan McGuire Fantasy Short Story Collection: Sparrow Hill Road, Book 1 Ghost Roads Series, Seanan McGuire Rose Marshall wants to avoid being killed. Again. She was killed once already, in 1952, run off of Sparrow Hill Road in Michigan, and since has wandered the roads as a “hitcher,” a […]