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AUTHOR: Seanan McGuire
DATE: April 05, 2016
AWARDS: Hugo Award for Best Novella (2017), Nebula Award for Best Novella (2016), Locus Award for Best Novella (2017), World Fantasy Award Nominee for Long Fiction (2017), James Tiptree Jr. Award Nominee (2016), ALA Alex Award (2017), British Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novella (2017), Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Fantasy (2016)
Every Heart a Doorway
Wayward Children #1
by Seanan McGuire
Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children
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.
A significant character (Onishi Sumi) is attracted to people of multiple genders.