Down Among the Sticks and Bones

Down Among the Sticks and Bones Review

Twin sisters Jack and Jill were seventeen when they found their way home and were packed off to Eleanor West’s Home for Wayward Children.

This is the story of what happened first…

Jacqueline was her mother’s perfect daughter—polite and quiet, always dressed as a princess. If her mother was sometimes a little strict, it’s because crafting the perfect daughter takes discipline.

Jillian was her father’s perfect daughter—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 can’t be trusted.

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.

Title:Down Among the Sticks and Bones
Edition Language:English

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  • Emily May

    Some adventures require nothing more than a willing heart and the ability to trip over the cracks in the world. I love McGuire's dark little fairy tales so so much.I was captivated by Every Heart a D...

  • Melanie

    ARC provided by Tor in exchange for an honest review.1.) Every Heart a Doorway ★★★★★ This book is beyond words. No amount of word combinations I could possibly string together could do this ...

  • karen

    NOW AVAILABLE!!!this woman….according to miranda, between her two author-personas; Seanan McGuire and Mira Grant, this woman has SIX books coming out in 2017. which is crazy. and some of them, like ...

  • Emma Giordano

    4.5 Stars! This was definitely a satisfying sequel. I think I may have enjoyed book one slightly more, but nonetheless, I adore this series and would highly recommend books one and two! I believe it i...

  • Tadiana ?Night Owl?

    4.5 stars. Review first posted on Fantasy Literature:Since Down Among the Sticks and Bones is a prequel to Every Heart a Doorway and I was going into it already knowing where the story of Jack and Jil...

  • Catriona (LittleBookOwl)

    Rating: 4.75 starsReally enjoyed learning more about some of the fascinating characters we met in book #1, and exploring a new world!So dark and heartbreaking. ...

  • Chelsea (chelseadolling reads)

    Re-read 1/19/18: Re-read this to prepare for Beneath the Sugar Sky and it was still SO DAMN GOOD. I stg, I like live and breathe for this series. I’m obsessed. Can’t believe I have something new i...

  • Elise (TheBookishActress)

    Childhood dreams are fun to return to, aren't they? Until you remember that childhood isn't always an easy walk through the wildflowers. Until you remember that some of those dreams can turn to nightm...

  • Emily (Books with Emily Fox)

    (3.5) I'm not 100% sure how to rate this book...I liked it but not as much as the first one. I'm definitely planning on reading the next one since I want to hear more about the other worlds!...

  • may ?

    Full review postedI’m honestly surprised at how underrated this series is. It one of the most fantastical, intriguing stories I have read in a LONG time and boi theyre short as heck you can finish t...