The Ten Thousand Doors of January
Score: 4.5
From 242 Ratings

The Ten Thousand Doors of January


  • Author: Alix E. Harrow
  • Release Date : 2019-09-10
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
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"A gorgeous, aching love letter to stories, storytellers and the doors they lead us through...absolutely enchanting."--Christina Henry, bestselling author of Alice and Lost BoysLOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER!Finalist for the 2020 Hugo, Nebula, Locus, and World Fantasy AwardsIn the early 1900s, a young woman embarks on a fantastical journey of self-discovery after finding a mysterious book in this captivating and lyrical debut.In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feels little different from the artifacts that decorate the halls: carefully maintained, largely ignored, and utterly out of place.Then she finds a strange book. A book that carries the scent of ...

The Ten Thousand Doors of January
Score: 4
From 30 Ratings

The Ten Thousand Doors of January


  • Author : Alix E. Harrow
  • Publisher : Redhook
  • Release Date : 2019-09-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316421980


The Ten Thousand Doors of January Book Description :

"A gorgeous, aching love letter to stories, storytellers and the doors they lead us through...absolutely enchanting."--Christina Henry, bestselling author of Alice and Lost Boys LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER! In the early 1900s, a young woman embarks on a fantastical journey of self-discovery after finding a mysterious book in this captivating and lyrical debut. In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feels little different from the artifacts that decorate the halls: carefully maintained, largely ignored, and utterly out of place. Then she finds a strange book. A book that carries the scent of other worlds, and tells a tale of secret doors, of love, advent...

The Ten Thousand Doors of January
Score: 4
From 30 Ratings

The Ten Thousand Doors of January


  • Author : Alix E. Harrow
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2019-09-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316421980


The Ten Thousand Doors of January Book Description :

"A gorgeous, aching love letter to stories, storytellers and the doors they lead us through...absolutely enchanting."--Christina Henry, bestselling author of Alice and Lost Boys LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER! In the early 1900s, a young woman embarks on a fantastical journey of self-discovery after finding a mysterious book in this captivating and lyrical debut. In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feels little different from the artifacts that decorate the halls: carefully maintained, largely ignored, and utterly out of place. Then she finds a strange book. A book that carries the scent of other worlds, and tells a tale of secret doors, of love, advent...

The Ten Thousand Doors of January
Score: 4
From 29 Ratings

The Ten Thousand Doors of January


  • Author : Alix E. Harrow
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2019-09-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780356512433


The Ten Thousand Doors of January Book Description :

***Shortlisted for the Hugo Award for Best Novel*** 'A gorgeous, aching love letter to stories, storytellers and the doors they lead us through . . . absolutely enchanting' Christina Henry, bestselling author of Alice ACCORDING TO JANUARY SCALLER, THERE'S ONLY ONE WAY TO RUN AWAY FROM YOUR OWN STORY, AND THAT'S TO SNEAK INTO SOMEONE ELSE'S . . . In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr Locke, she feels little different from the artefacts that decorate the halls: carefully maintained, largely ignored and utterly out of place. But her quiet existence is shattered when she stumbles across a strange book. A book that carries the scent of other worlds and tells a tale of s...

Lights All Night Long

Lights All Night Long


  • Author : Lydia Fitzpatrick
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-04-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525558743


Lights All Night Long Book Description :

A gripping and deftly plotted narrative of family and belonging, Lights All Night Long is a dazzling debut novel from an acclaimed young writer "A luminous debut. . . . It's hard not to read the book in a single sitting."--The Los Angeles Times "Lights All Night Long is utterly brilliant and completely captivating. . . . One of the most propulsive, un-put-downable literary novels I've read in ages."--Anthony Marra, author of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena Fifteen-year-old Ilya arrives in Louisiana from his native Russia for what should be the adventure of his life: a year in America as an exchange student. The abundance of his new world--the Super Walmarts and heated pools and enormous televisions--is as hard to fathom as the relentless cheerfuln...

The Lightest Object in the Universe
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

The Lightest Object in the Universe


  • Author : Kimi Eisele
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release Date : 2019-07-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781616209483


The Lightest Object in the Universe Book Description :

“A triumphant story for anyone with a shred of faith left in the human spirit.” —David McGlynn, author of One Day You’ll Thank Me What if the end times allowed people to see and build the world anew? This is the landscape that Kimi Eisele creates in her surprising and original debut novel. Evoking the spirit of such monumental love stories as Cold Mountain and the creative vision of novels like Station Eleven, The Lightest Object in the Universe imagines what happens after the global economy collapses and the electrical grid goes down. In this new world, Carson, on the East Coast, is desperate to find Beatrix, a woman on the West Coast who holds his heart. Working his way along a cross-country railroad line, he encounters lost souls, clever o...

The Bee and the Orange Tree

The Bee and the Orange Tree


  • Author : Melissa Ashley
  • Publisher : Affirm Press
  • Release Date : 2019-10-29
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781925972504


The Bee and the Orange Tree Book Description :

It?s 1699, and the salons of Paris are bursting with the creative energy of fierce, independent-minded women. But outside those doors, the patriarchal forces of Louis XIV and the Catholic Church are moving to curb their freedoms. In this battle for equality, Baroness Marie Catherine D?Aulnoy invents a powerful weapon: `fairy tales?. When Marie Catherine?s daughter, Angelina, arrives in Paris for the first time, she is swept up in the glamour and sensuality of the city, where a woman may live outside the confines of the church or marriage. But this is a fragile freedom, as she discovers when Marie Catherine?s close friend Nicola Tiquet is arrested, accused of conspiring to murder her abusive husband. In the race to rescue Nicola, illusions will be sha...

The Paragon Hotel
Score: 3.5
From 14 Ratings

The Paragon Hotel


  • Author : Lyndsay Faye
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-01-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735210769


The Paragon Hotel Book Description :

A gun moll with a knack for disappearing flees from Prohibition-era Harlem to Portland's Paragon Hotel. The year is 1921, and "Nobody" Alice James has just arrived in Oregon with a bullet wound, a lifetime's experience battling the New York Mafia, and fifty thousand dollars in illicit cash. She befriends Max, a black Pullman porter who reminds her achingly of home and who saves Alice by leading her to the Paragon Hotel. But her unlikely sanctuary turns out to be an all-black hotel in a Jim Crow city, and its lodgers seem unduly terrified of a white woman on the premises. As she meets the churlish Dr. Pendleton, the stately Mavereen, and the club chanteuse Blossom Fontaine, she understands their dread. The Ku Klux Klan has arrived in Portland in fearf...

Magic for Liars
Score: 4
From 12 Ratings

Magic for Liars


  • Author : Sarah Gailey
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Release Date : 2019-06-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250174604


Magic for Liars Book Description :

GOODREADS: The Hottest Books of Summer 2019 OMNIVORACIOUS: 10 Most Anticipated SF and Fantasy Books of Summer EW: Books to Read in June POPSUGAR: 21 New Books You Need to Read GOODREADS: Meet the Rising Stars of Science Fiction and Fantasy LITHUB: Ultimate Summer Books Preview REFINERY 29: The Best Books of June 2019 AV CLUB: Books to Read in June BUSTLE: 50 New Books of Summer 2019 GOODREADS: The 24 Most Popular Sci-Fi & Fantasy Novels of 2019 THE VERGE: 11 New SFF Books to Check Out GOOD HOUSEKEEPING: Best New Books to Add to Your Summer Reading BUZZFEED: 29 Summer Books to Get Excited About Sharp, mainstream fantasy meets compelling thrills of investigative noir in Magic for Liars, a fantasy debut by rising star Sarah Gailey. Ivy Gamble was born w...

An Unkindness of Magicians
Score: 3.5
From 10 Ratings

An Unkindness of Magicians


  • Author : Kat Howard
  • Publisher : Gallery / Saga Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781481451208


An Unkindness of Magicians Book Description :

“A remarkable writer.” —Neil Gaiman, bestselling author of American Gods An Alex Award Winner There is a dark secret that is hiding at the heart of New York City and diminishing the city’s magicians’ power in this fantasy thriller by acclaimed author Kat Howard. In New York City, magic controls everything. But the power of magic is fading. No one knows what is happening, except for Sydney—a new, rare magician with incredible power that has been unmatched in decades, and she may be the only person who is able to stop the darkness that is weakening the magic. But Sydney doesn’t want to help the system, she wants to destroy it. Sydney comes from the House of Shadows, which controls the magic with the help of sacrifices from magicians....