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Every Heart a Doorway

(2016)
(The first book in the Wayward Children series)
A novel by

 
Awards
Nebula Awards Best Novella (nominee)
Winner: 2017 Hugo Award
Winner: 2017 Alex Award
Winner: 2017 Locus Award
Winner: 2016 Nebula Award
Nominated: 2017 World Fantasy Award
Nominated: 2017 British Fantasy Award
2016 Tiptree Honor List

"A mini-masterpiece of portal fantasy - a jewel of a book that deserves to be shelved with Lewis Carroll's and C. S. Lewis' classics" - NPR

Eleanor West's Home for Wayward Children
No Solicitations
No Visitors
No Quests

Children have always disappeared under the right conditions; slipping through the shadows under a bed or at the back of a wardrobe, tumbling down rabbit holes and into old wells, and emerging somewhere... else.

But magical lands have little need for used-up miracle children.

Nancy tumbled once, but now she's back. The things she's experienced... they change a person. The children under Miss West's care understand all too well. And each of them is seeking a way back to their own fantasy world.

But Nancy's arrival marks a change at the Home. There's a darkness just around each corner, and when tragedy strikes, it's up to Nancy and her new-found schoolmates to get to the heart of things.

No matter the cost.

PRAISE FOR EVERY HEART A DOORWAY

"Seanan McGuire has long been one of the smartest writers around, and with this novella we can easily see that her heart is as big as her brain. We know this story isn't true, but it is truth." - Charlaine Harris, New York Times bestselling author of the Sookie Stackhouse series (TV's True Blood)

"Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire is one of the most extraordinary stories I've ever read." - V. E. Schwab, New York Times bestselling author of A Gathering of Shadows

"Seanan McGuire once again demonstrates her intimate knowledge of the human heart in a powerful fable of loss, yearning and damaged children." - Paul Cornell, author of London Falling and Witches of Lychford

"So mindblowingly good, it hurts." - io9

"With Every Heart a Doorway, McGuire has created her own mini-masterpiece of portal fantasy - a jewel of a book that deserves to be shelved with Lewis Carroll's and C. S. Lewis' classics, even as it carves its own precocious space between them." - NPR

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

Genre: Fantasy    

"Seanan McGuire has long been one of the smartest writers around...We know this story isn't true." - Charlaine Harris


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Hardback Editions

April 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children)
Author(s): Seanan McGuire
ISBN: 0-7653-8550-3 / 978-0-7653-8550-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor.com
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

April 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children)
Author(s): Seanan McGuire
ISBN: 1-4272-7909-8 / 978-1-4272-7909-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


April 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Every Heart a Doorway
Author(s): Seanan McGuire
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon   


April 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Every Heart a Doorway
Author(s): Seanan McGuire
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


April 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Every Heart a Doorway
Author(s): Seanan McGuire
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

April 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children)
Author(s): Seanan McGuire
Publisher: Tor.com
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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