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Down Among the Sticks and Bones - Seanan McGuire
Down Among the Sticks and Bones
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Twin sisters Jack and Jill were seventeen when they found their way home and were packed off to Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children.This is the story of what happened first…Jacqueline was her mother’s perfect daughter—polite and quiet, always dressed as a princess. If her mother was... show more
Twin sisters Jack and Jill were seventeen when they found their way home and were packed off to Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children.This is the story of what happened first…Jacqueline was her mother’s perfect daughter—polite and quiet, always dressed as a princess. If her mother was sometimes a little strict, it’s because crafting the perfect daughter takes discipline
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780765392039 (0765392038)
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
Series: Wayward Children (#2)
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A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
3.5 Down Among the Sticks and Bones, Wayward Children #2
This was almost disappointingly more of the same, but I still enjoyed it. 'Down Among the Sticks and Bones' follows twins Jack and Jill and how they came to the Home for Wayward Children, and why they left it in the manner that they did. By necessity this was more tinged with horror and gives a few ...
theguywhoreads
theguywhoreads rated it
4.5 Some Doorways Leads To Home...
The trouble with denying children the freedom to be themselves - with forcing them into an idea of what they should be, not allowing them to choose their own paths - is that all too often, the one drawing the design knows nothing of the desires of their model. Children are not formless clay, to be s...
Grimlock ♥ Ultra Magnus
Grimlock ♥ Ultra Magnus rated it
2.5 Another one I didn't enjoy that much
I was actually into this, but that ending. This author is amazing at endings in her other series, and this one was so open ended I had no real idea what she was trying to tell me; by springing that on me, it felt like everything she had been building up fell apart. I'm going to continue reading...
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom
Grac's Never-ending TBR Pile of Doom rated it
3.0 Down Among the Sticks and Bones - Seanan McGuire
Another novella for the Hugo ballot, which I probably wouldn't have read otherwise since I liked the previous book in this series (Every Heart a Doorway) in which the main characters in this book played a minor role, but wasn't completely blown away by it. The basic premise of the universe in whic...
Saturdays in Books
Saturdays in Books rated it
4.0 Review: Down Among the Sticks and Bones
Let's face it, I would not have read this if it wasn't on the Hugo ballot. I did not love the first novella in this setting, so why would I pick up another? Turns out this is totally my jam. From the special hell of parental expectations in no way matching one's identity to the gory, rushed ending...
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