Award-winning author Seanan McGuire has enchanted readers everywhere with her urban fantasy and magical realism.
Now, in this latest installment in the Wayward Children series, we are taken to an anti-magical school where not all doors are as welcoming for students wanting a new beginning.
2 starred reviews and a LibraryReads Hall-of-Famer!
“Outstanding…Throughout Cora’s harrowing adventures, McGuire’s sense of whimsy never falters…The result will captivate both longtime Wayward Children fans and new readers.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review
“The message of owning one’s truth instead of losing one’s individuality will resonate. Highly recommended.”–Library Journal, starred review
“Anyone who appreciates off-the-beaten-path adventures will be swept away.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review
“The sixth novella in the Wayward Children series introduces yet another child who tumbles through a portal to a magic land and is forever changed.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review
An Indie Next pick!
“Themes of dysphoria and gender are smartly inserted through McGuire’s rich prose, with heartfelt scenes keeping each character from getting lost in the action…Once again, McGuire gives readers a starkly poignant tale of longing, love, and belonging.”–Library Journal, starred review
“McGuire sets a high bar for alchemy-based stories in this new stand-alone, twisting themes of time and space as seen through the eyes of children…This singular work keeps readers thinking long after the final page.”–Library Journal, starred review
“Shifts and alterations in timelines demand close attention from readers, but McGuire’s rigorous plotting pulls everything together by the end. This is a fascinating novel by an author of consummate skill.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Satisfying on all levels of the reading experience: thrilling, emotionally resonant, and cerebral. Escape to Witch Mountain for grown-ups.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Check out Seanan McGuire’s previous novels:
WHERE THE DROWNED GIRLS GO by Seanan McGuire; 9781250213624; available now.
ACROSS THE GREEN GRASS FIELDS by Seanan McGuire; 9781250213594; available now.
COME TUMBLING DOWN by Seanan McGuire; 9780765399311; available now.
MIDDLEGAME by Seanan McGuire; 9781250195524; available now.
ANY WAY THE WIND BLOWS by Seanan McGuire; 9781250620538; available now.
DEADLANDS: BONEYARD by Seanan McGuire; 9780765375308; available now.
DUSK OR DARK OR DAWN OR CRY by Seanan McGuire; 9780765391421; available now.
MIDWAY RELICS AND DYING BREEDS by Seanan McGuire; 9781466881846; available now.