In an Absent Dream (Wayward Children #4) - Seanan McGuire

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 is the story of 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.

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Release date: January 8, 2019
Genres: fantasy
Average rating: 9.00/10
Total ratings: 2
Updated: February 24, 2022

Wayward Children :: Series

The Wayward Children series by Seanan McGuire is the story of Eleanor West's School for Wayward Children, a boarding school for children who come home from portal fantasy worlds and can't adjust to their new lives.

Every Heart a Doorway6.86
Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Wayward Children #2)7.34
Beneath the Sugar Sky (Wayward Children #3)7.00
In an Absent Dream (Wayward Children #4)
Come Tumbling Down (Wayward Children #5)8.00
Across the Green Grass Fields (Wayward Children #6)
Where the Drowned Girls Go (Wayward Children #7)
Book Eight of the Wayward Children (untitled) (Wayward Children #8)9.00
Book Nine of the Wayward Children (untitled) (Wayward Children #9)8.50
Book Ten of the Wayward Children (untitled) (Wayward Children #10)9.00