Down Among the Sticks and Bones
Wayward Children #2
On Sale: June 13, 2017
Hardcover / e-Book
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Seanan McGuire returns to her popular Wayward Children
series with Down Among the Sticks and Bonesâ€”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
Twin sisters Jack and Jill were seventeen when they found
their way home and were packed off to Eleanor Westâ€™s Home
for Wayward Children.
This is the story of what happened firstâ€¦
Jacqueline was her motherâ€™s perfect daughterâ€”polite and
quiet, always dressed as a princess. If her mother was
sometimes a little strict, itâ€™s because crafting the perfect
daughter takes discipline.
Jillian was her fatherâ€™s perfect daughterâ€”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 canâ€™t be
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.
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