Dusk or Dark or Dawn or Day

Dusk or Dark or Dawn or Day When Her Sister Patty Died, Jenna Blamed Herself When Jenna Died, She Blamed Herself For That, Too Unfortunately Jenna Died Too Soon Living Or Dead, Every Soul Is Promised A Certain Amount Of Time, And When Jenna Passed She Found A Heavy Debt Of Time In Her Record Unwilling To Simply Steal That Time From The Living, Jenna Earns Every Day She Leeches With Volunteer Work At A Suicide Prevention Hotline.But Something Has Come For The Ghosts Of New York, Something Beyond Reason, Beyond Death, Beyond Hope Something That Can Bind Ghosts To Mirrors And Make Them Do Its Bidding Only Jenna Stands In Its Way. 3 3.5 One of the strangest book I ve read in a while I was intrigued by the world magic system but the overall story lacked a little for me to give it a better rating.I ll continue to readof her books because they keep surprising me placeholder review until closer to pub date or maybe not, b c i am so disappointing , but for now dammit, i wish i liked urban fantasy.i ve tried a few times, but nothing has clicked for me yet there s a quote in this book Magic is real Once magic is real, nothing is entirely out of the question, which unintentionally sums up my resistance if nothing is entirely out of the question, all tension is compromised anything can be just magically fixed, which lowers the stakes a bit placeholder review until closer to pub date or maybe not, b c i am so disappointing , but for now dammit, i wish i liked urban fantasy.i ve tried a few times, but nothing has clicked for me yet there s a quote in this book Magic is real Once magic is real, nothing is entirely out of the question, which unintentionally sums up my resistance if nothing is entirely out of the question, all tension is compromised anything can be just magically fixed, which lowers the stakes a bit whi
3.5ish starsAnother too short but sweet tale set in a unique, urban fantasy setting from a wonderful storyteller I think Seanan McGuire s greatest strength is her imagination and it s apparent in the worlds she creates This novella is further evidence of that In less than 200 pages she builds an interesting world of ghosts and witches with unique sets of abilities inhabiting Manhattan Unfortunately that s also this book s greatest weakness In less than 200 pages she s busy building her wo 3.5ish starsAnother too short but sweet tale set in a unique, urban fantasy setting from a wonderful storyteller I think Seanan McGuire s greatest strength is her imagination and it s apparent in the worlds she creates This novella is further evidence of that In less than 200 pages she builds an interesting world of ghosts and witches with unique sets of abilities inhabiting Manhattan Unfortunately that s also this book s greatest weakness In less than 200 pages she s busy building her world which only leaves
So A ghost who suicided is forced to work as an operator at a suicide help hotline Sounds like a neat setup for a joke, right Partially The thing is, this UF is a ghost story where the ghost is just trying to get by, dealing in the coin that only she and her ghostly friends can spend Time Time and Ghosts I guess Alan Moore has it right that we become creatures of the fourth dimension after we die Or something But even though this is a pretty cool UF setup and I love the idea, we v So A ghost who suicided is forced to work as an operator at a suicide help hotline Sounds like a neat setup for a joke, right Partially The thing is, this UF is a ghost story where the ghost is just trying to get by, dealing in the coin that only she and her ghostly friends can spend Time Time and Ghosts I guess Alan Moore has it right that we become creatures of the fourth dimension after we die Or something But even though this is a pretty cool UF setup and I love the idea, we ve also got witches All kinds of witches Corn witches, Water witches and of course they prey on the ghosts and the power struggle can become quite predatory in that the poor ghosts can be trapped in mirrors.Also cool.It reminds me a damn lot of Angela Slatter s great fantasy stories, only a bitaccessible and mainstream.The personal small town nostalgia is nearly as heavy as the pathos of the main emotional arc, and I ll be honest I probably would have enjoyed thisas a full novel with a longer,
Read with my lovely Wednesday UF read group at 3.5 Dark Start StarsI normally don t give warnings for books but I feel like this one might need one.Warning This book touches on death and suicide If these are trigger points for you then maybe skip it But if you are up for a darker read than most of Seanen McGuire s other works then give it a try.The beginning of this is pretty dark Jenna has just lost her sister to suicide only to right after get caught in a storm and die too Not really a Read with my lovely Wednesday UF read group at 3.5 Dark Start StarsI normally don t give warnings for books but I feel like this one might need one.Warning This book touches on death and suicide If these are trigger points for you then maybe skip it But if you are up for a darker read than most of Seanen McGuire s other works then give it a try.The beginning of this is pretty dark Jenna has just lost her sister to suicide only to rig
3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum book isn t your typical ghost story While it includes a significant number of urban fantasy elements, there is also a darkly profound, rather despairing thread running beneath its surface Thematically it is also on the weightier side, dealing with topics like suicide, survivor guilt, and emotional trauma Fans of Seanan McGuire are still going to love her engaging storytelling style and loveable characters, but if 3.5 of 5 stars at The BiblioSanctum book isn t your typical ghost story While it includes a significant number of urban fantasy elements, there is also a darkly profound, rather despairing thread running beneath its surface Thematically it is also on the weightier side, dealing with topics like suicide, survivor guilt, and emotional trauma Fans of Seanan McGuire are still going to love her engaging storytelling style and loveable characters, but if you re used tooffbeat and quirkier UF, I think this one may leave you with a heavier heart.The story begins with the funeral of Jenna s older sister Patty, who left for New York City with big dreams but ended up taking her own life instead Grieving with the loss and blaming herself, a stricken Jenna runs off into the night during a bad rainstorm and tragically slips into the river, drowning in the raging current.Because Jenna s death was an acci
The world is full of stories, and no matter how much time we spend in it alive or dead there s never time to learn them all They just go by so quicklySeanan McGuire has a talent for finding hope in the darkest of places in this case, death Behind its mystery front story, this novella is a study in the family you find and in finding hope in death Dusk or Dawn or Dark or Day is a compelling mystery about the disappearance of ghosts in New York, but honestly, what stands out here is the neThe world is full of stories, and no matter how much time we spend in it alive or dead there s never time to learn them all They just go by so quicklySeanan McGuire has a talent for finding hope in the darkest of places in this case, death Behind its mystery front story, this novella is a study in the family you find and in finding hope
I only discovered after I finished this book that the author also writes as Mira Grant and that I have already enjoyed one of her books, Feed I meant to follow up on her other books but forgot I will now Dusk or Dark or Dawn or Day is an entertaining little book about ghosts and witches, both of which are depicted in rather different ways than the norm The main character, Jenna, is a ghost who works on a suicide help line and keeps cats Definitely not your usual ghost.There is some interesti I only discovered after I finished this book that the author also writes as Mira Grant and that I have already enjoyed one of her books, Feed I meant to follow up on her other books but
You can always trust Seanan McGuire to give you a great story I loved the dedication in this one, and I think this novella was further evidence of Seanan s ability to weave a story, no matter the length, into a masterpiece. A interesting ghost story, but I had a bit of trouble connecting and feeling engaged with the characters The pacing also felt a bit too end loaded for me I liked the premise for the main conflict, alt

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  • Dusk or Dark or Dawn or Day
  • Seanan McGuire
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  • 04 October 2017
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