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Seanan McGuire

USA flag (b.1978)

aka Mira Grant

SEANAN McGUIRE is the author of the Wayward Children series, the October Daye urban fantasy series, the InCryptid series, and other works. She also writes darker fiction as Mira Grant. Seanan lives in Seattle with her cats, a vast collection of creepy dolls, and horror movies, and sufficient books to qualify her as a fire hazard. She was the winner of the 2010 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and in 2013 she became the first person ever to appear five times on the same Hugo ballot.

Genres: Urban Fantasy, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, Mystery
Seanan McGuire recommends
The Shadow Reader (2011)
(McKenzie Lewis, book 1)
Sandy Williams
"Sexy and fun, this is a must."
The Shambling Guide to New York City (2013)
(Shambling Guides, book 1)
Mur Lafferty
"Nothing short of delightful."
Wisp of a Thing (2013)
(Tufa, book 2)
Alex Bledsoe
"Beautifully written, surprisingly moving, and unexpected in the best of ways."
Celebromancy (2013)
(Ree Reyes, book 2)
Michael R Underwood
"Geekomancy is a glorious blender of genres... absolutely steller."
The Witches of Echo Park (2015)
(Echo Park Coven, book 1)
Amber Benson
"Dark, delicious, and devilishly intricate. a spellbinding winner."
Within These Walls (2015)
Ania Ahlborn
"Cruel, bone chilling, and destined to become a classic, WITHIN THESE WALLS is worth the sleep it will cost you. Some of the most promising horror I’ve encountered in years."
Witches of Lychford (2015)
(Witches of Lychford, book 1)
Paul Cornell
"Beautifully written, perfectly cruel, and ultimately kind. This is Cornell at the height of his craft."
Fix (2016)
(Mancer, book 3)
Ferrett Steinmetz
"Hot, inventive, and exciting!."
Phantom Pains (2017)
(Arcadia Project, book 2)
Mishell Baker
"Smart, snappy, fast, fantastic. You will not be sorry you read this."
Cormorant Run (2017)
Lilith Saintcrow
"Lilith Saintcrow is at the top of her game."
The Tiger's Daughter (2017)
(Bright Ascendency, book 1)
K Arsenault Rivera
"Delicate, intricate, inevitable... a stunning debut. It took my breath away."
Glimpse (2018)
Jonathan Maberry
"Nobody brings the pain in modern horror like Jonathan Maberry. He's a master at the height of his game, and seeing what he does next is always an absolute delight."
Deep Roots (2018)
(Innsmouth Legacy, book 2)
Ruthanna Emrys
"This is wicked for the Cthulhu Mythos."
One of Us (2018)
Craig DiLouie
"This is not a kind book, or a gentle book, or a book that pulls its punches. But it's a powerful book and it will change you."
Creatures of Want & Ruin (2018)
(Creatures , book 2)
Molly Tanzer
"Profound and enthralling. This book is a delicate dream, mixing its own internal mythology with a brutal tale of prejudice and human frailty. I can’t recommend it enough. Tanzer is absolutely one to watch."
Boomtown (2019)
(Jonathan Crowley, book 5)
James A Moore
"James A Moore continues to be a winner, whatever genre he's writing in."
Miranda in Milan (2019)
Katharine Duckett
"Glorious and transformative, this may not be the continuation Shakespeare intended, but it is the one that we deserve."
The Library Of The Unwritten (2019)
(Hell's Library, book 1)
A J Hackwith
"It's like The Good Place meets Law & Order: Bibliophile Crime Unit. Highly recommended. This book is so much fun, and you should be reading it. Trust me. Stories about story are some of my favorite kinds. This book definitely makes the list. I am so glad I read this."

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