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Tag: seanan mcguire

5 Star, Fantasy

Middlegame

Roger and Dodger are the embodiment of the Doctrine of Ethos. Separated at birth, they’re not entirely human but an experiment by shady alchemists. Roger is gifted with words and language, Dodger is a maths genius, together they could be gods, and Reed wants that…

5 Star, Horror

Into the Drowning Deep

Into the Drowning Deep reminded me in many ways of Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park, but instead of dinosaurs, there are killer mermaids. It’s set in the very near future, enough to allow for some slight technological advances and a bit more damage to the environment….

Fantasy

Every Heart a Doorway

Whatever happens after those children come home from their adventures in portal worlds? The trauma of living years in another world, going through puberty even, then being cast back into your earth-bound body, at the same age you left? C.S. Lewis didn’t really address the…

Fantasy

A Red-Rose Chain

A Red-Rose Chain is the ninth book in the October Daye series and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. Things are finally looking good for Sir October Daye and the Kingdom of the Mists, but there is no time to get…

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Quickie Reviews

Just a quick tidy up before the readathon of books I’ve read lately but don’t think I’ll get round to writing full reviews for. First up, the good: The Winter Long by Seanan McGuire The 8th book in the October Daye series and as always…

5 Star, Fantasy

Chimes at Midnight

Chimes at Midnight is the 7th book in the October Daye series and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. Reading Order: #1 Rosemary and Rue #2 A Local Habitation #3 An Artificial Night #4 Late Eclipses #5 One Salt Sea #6…

Fantasy

One Salt Sea

One Salt Sea is the fifth book in the October Daye series and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. The fae of the land and the sea are on the brink of war. When the sons of the rulers of the…

Fantasy

Late Eclipses

Late Eclipses is the fourth book in the October Daye series and therefore this review may contain spoilers for the previous books. Toby knows something isn’t quote right when the Queen of the Mists makes her Countess of Goldengreen. The queen has never liked her…