Every Heart a Doorway

The Wayward Children Series

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176 pages G USA
ISBN: 9780765385505
Language: English
Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates
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Synopsis

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When is a door not a door? When it's a gateway to adventure: when it's the portal that leads you from a world where you never quite fit in to the place where you've always belonged, where you've always wanted to be. When it is the conduit to everything you need to be happy.

When is a door a lie? When it opens again and you find yourself right back where you started...only now suddenly, brutally aware of how much you're missing.

There's a school where these wayward children go, when they find themselves back in homes that will never understand them.

Welcome to Eleanor West's.

Children have always disappeared under the right conditions; slipping through the shadows under a bed or at the back of a wardrobe, tumbling down rabbit holes and into old wells, and emerging somewhere...else.

But magical lands have little need for used-up miracle children.

Nancy tumbled once, but now she's back, and enrolled at Eleanor West's Home for Wayward Children. Darkness lurks around each corner, and when tragedy strikes, it's up to Nancy and her new schoolmates to get to the heart of things...no matter what it costs.

The Wayward Children Series
Book 1: Every Heart a Doorway
Book 2: Down Among the Sticks and Bones
Book 3: Beneath the Sugar Sky
Book 4: In an Absent Dream

"With Every Heart a Doorway, McGuire has created her own mini-masterpiece of portal fantasy - a jewel of a book that deserves to be shelved with Lewis Carroll's and C. S. Lewis' classics, even as it carves its own precocious space between them." - NPR

QueerEvents.ca - Queer Books - Author Seanan McGuire

Seanan McGuire

Seanan McGuire is the author of the October Daye urban fantasy series, the InCryptid series, and several other works, both standalone and in trilogies. She also writes darker fiction as Mira Grant.Seanan lives in a creaky old farmhouse in Northern California, which she shares with her cats, a vast collection of creepy dolls, and horror movies, and sufficient books to qualify her as a fire hazard

Seanan was the winner of the 2010 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and her novel Feed (as Mira Grant) was named as one of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of 2010. In 2013 she became the first person ever to appear five times on the same Hugo Ballot.

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