Tag Archives: Seanan McGuire

The Brightest Fell, and the Beautiful Tragedy of Deals with the Fae

Genre: Urban Fantasy Synopsis: October “Toby” Daye is a changeling, half-fae and half-human, not quite belonging in either world. It’s been hard, but she’s finally carved out a home and family for herself. But when her estranged and massively powerful mother shows … Continue reading

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Dusk or Dark or Dawn or Day, A Ghost Story About Longing and Choices

Genre: Urban fantasy/ghost story Synopsis: Following her sister’s suicide, Jenna dies in an accident before her time. She’ll remain as a ghost until she bleeds her remaining time from others–making them younger while making herself older, until she reaches her … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Roundup 2

The personal intersecting with the science (AKA Work/life balance): I’ve been sick this past week, which isn’t great timing when I literally cannot miss a day of lab without risking over a month of work. So that’s been fun. For … Continue reading

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Every Heart a Doorway: The Painful Clarity of Not Fitting Into Your World

Genre: Contemporary Fantasy/ YA Fantasy Synopsis: Sometimes children stumble through a hidden entrance in their world into another one, and often that world is right for them in a way their own never could be. The lucky ones stay, but … Continue reading

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Urban Fantasy Follows

Most of my urban fantasy mainstays, the series that I’m still following loyally, are ones that I picked up before I began blogging. Which means whenever a new book comes out, I’m left thinking about whether to address the series … Continue reading

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Once Broken Faith: Kings, Queens, and Murder at a Political Convention

  Genre: Urban Fantasy Synopsis: Toby Daye is a changeling, half-fae and half-human. She started off the series disconnected and aimless, a result of the years she lost due to a spell cast on her by her enemies. She’s come … Continue reading

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Roundup: The Winter Long, and LARP S2

The Winter Long I realized I forgot to review this book, and the next one’s already out. How did I forget to write about this book for a year? Genre: Urban fantasy Synopsis: Toby Daye is a changeling, half-fey and … Continue reading

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Roundup: Istas and Ryan stories, Spellslingers, Civ 5

Istas and Ryan: “Red as Snow”, “Black as Blood”, “White as a Raven’s Wing” Genre: Urban Fantasy Synopsis: Istas and Ryan are an odd couple, and it’s easier to make it work when they don’t have to deal with their … Continue reading

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