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Down Among the Sticks and Bones

(2017)
(The second book in the Wayward Children series)
A novel by

 
 
Winner: 2018 Alex Award
Winner: 2018 ALA RUSA Fantasy Award


Seanan McGuire returns to her popular Wayward Children series with Down Among the Sticks and Bones - a truly standalone story suitable for adult and young adult readers of urban fantasy, and the follow-up to the Alex, Hugo, Nebula, and Locus Award-winning, World Fantasy Award finalist, Tiptree Honor List book Every Heart a Doorway

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.

Jillian was her fathers perfect daughter - adventurous, thrill-seeking, and a bit of a tom-boy. He really would have preferred a son, but you work with what you've got.

They were five when they learned that grown-ups can't be trusted.

They were twelve when they walked down the impossible staircase and discovered that the pretense of love can never be enough to prepare you a life filled with magic in a land filled with mad scientists and death and choices.

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

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Genre: Fantasy    

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June 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Wayward Children)
Author(s): Seanan McGuire
ISBN: 0-7653-9203-8 / 978-0-7653-9203-9 (USA edition)
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March 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Wayward Children)
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June 2017 : USA, , Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Wayward Children)
Author(s): Seanan McGuire
Publisher: Tor.com
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