In an Absent Dream by Seanan McGuire audiobook

In an Absent Dream

By Seanan McGuire
Read by Cynthia Hopkins

Macmillan Audio 9780765399298

The Wayward Children Series: Book 4

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A stand-alone fantasy tale from Seanan McGuire's Alex Award-winning Wayward Children series, which began in the Alex, Hugo, Nebula, and Locus Award-winning, World Fantasy Award finalist, Tiptree Honor List Every Heart a Doorway This fourth entry and prequel tells the story of Lundy, a very serious young girl who would rather study and dream than become a respectable housewife and live up to the expectations of the world around her. As well she should. When she finds a doorway to a world founded on logic and reason, riddles and lies, she thinks she's found her paradise. Alas, everything costs at the goblin market, and when her time there is drawing to a close, she makes the kind of bargain that never plays out well. 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

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Summary

Summary

Finalist for the 2020 Hugo Award for Best Novella

Among shortlisted titles for Hugo Award - Nominee, 2020

Among shortlisted titles for World Fantasy Award - Finalist, 2020

A stand-alone fantasy tale from Seanan McGuire's Alex Award-winning Wayward Children series, which began in the Alex, Hugo, Nebula, and Locus Award-winning, World Fantasy Award finalist, Tiptree Honor List Every Heart a Doorway This fourth entry and prequel tells the story of Lundy, a very serious young girl who would rather study and dream than become a respectable housewife and live up to the expectations of the world around her. As well she should. When she finds a doorway to a world founded on logic and reason, riddles and lies, she thinks she's found her paradise. Alas, everything costs at the goblin market, and when her time there is drawing to a close, she makes the kind of bargain that never plays out well. 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

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Takes the concepts of fairness and common sense and twists them through the doorways of a portal fantasy with an amazing landscape and characters.” Library Journal (starred review)
“The author beautifully portrays the overwhelming experience of being on the threshold of maturity Choose wisely, and choose this book.” Kirkus Reviews
“This is a lovely installment of the series, with pitch-perfect fairy-tale logic…The series as a whole has wonderfully internally consistent world building—and characters, no matter how far in the background, with complexity and depth.” Booklist

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Author

Author Bio: Seanan McGuire

Author Bio: Seanan McGuire

Seanan McGuire is a California-based author with a strong penchant for travel. Her October Daye and InCryptid series have been New York Times bestsellers and she was the winner of the 2010 John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. Her novel Feed, written under the name Mira Grant, was named as one of Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2010. She also won a Hugo for her podcast and is the first person to be nominated for five Hugo Awards in a single year.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 4.96
Audience: Adult
Language: English