Ashes of Honor [Seanan McGuire] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. New York Times-bestselling October Daye series • Hugo. New York Times-bestselling October Daye series • Hugo Award-winning author Seanan McGuire • “Top of my urban-paranormal series list!” —Felicia. Book Review: Ashes of Honor by Seanan McGuire. October 13th, It’s weird how sometimes a book series grows on you. I initially only started the October.

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The worlds next door One of my favorite things about this series is the sheer diversity of the various areas of Faerie that McGuire introduces us to. Of course there have been complications. All Hail Our Robot Conquerors! She has a very nice home, she’s living with a self-made family who she cares about and they love her in return, she has her friends, and she seemed more comfortable with who she is in this world.

Now Toby must find Chelsea before time runs out, racing against an unknown aahes and through unknown worlds as she and her allies try to avert disaster. Pretty much all homes in SF are at least a million. If you mcguirre well written urban fantasy, with unique and interesting characters, you won’t be disappointed. Thankfully, October isn’t alone. Please try again later. It is up to Toby to find Chelsea before she can do irreparable damage and then she will have to offer Chelsea the changeling’s choice, a choice that will cost her greatly no matter how she chooses to answer.

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Uncanny Magazine Issue But that’s why it helps to have friends in high places, such as the Sea Witch who can make a spell for almost any occasion, or the King of Cats who can travel through the shadows which is almost the same thing as teleporting, but significantly more uncomfortable for a non-Caith Sidh like Toby.

Also by Seanan McGuire. Her friends are with her every ashse of the way. After everything she has lost, she has become reckless, having no care for the risks she takes. I need to see ashess happens to Toby and the gang, these books just get better and better. The banter and dialogue are so natural and hilarious to read, and I love the camaraderie the characters have when they talk to each other. Toby thought the last year was bad.


But just in case, the narrative manages to squeeze enough information that was revealed in earlier books, that it was easy for me to refresh my memory. She is also the kind of changeling from legend—one with all of the power and none of the control—and is opening doors that have been sealed for centuries, releasing dangers never meant to be seen again. Not common for heroines in a novel.

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Luckily distraction comes from an unexpected source. We do not raise the dead by mourning them so fiercely honr we join them. I love the King of Cats. Plus, she has learned about those people in her life—she cares about them, they care about herand she should probably get used to that. I watch too many horror movies, read too many comic books, and Hi! These concerns of mine were completely silly and unfounded, and Ashes of Honor ended up being my favorite book in the series yet.

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How I got into conference speaking. She’s also the kind of changeling the old stories warn about, the ones with all the strength and none of the control.

October is still recovering from everything Sooooo worth the wait! Lucky for her, she’s surrounded by awesome peeps who won’t let that continue for much longer, and the progress she makes here in this book is immense. October mcguide such a great heroine, she’s come a LONG way from the first book in the series, that’s for sure! We garner more insights to the workings of Faerie and the various courts and territories such as Tamed Lightning because of these evolving relationships.

In terms of the world building, readers are introduced to several knew locations in the fae universe and the descriptions are, once again, rich in detail and symbolism. You handed me a hope chest in a dark alley. How many times are there going to be missing kids, and then October has to go looking for them?

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Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 81 February As previously stated, Toby undergoes a deeply personal journey, and has to rediscover who she is. At the same time the romance is real and awesome, but doesn’t overshadow the adventure.

The same can be said of this one: Of course that will be possible.

I also feel like this one had a better balance of darkness and light a little too much Toby almost dying, as per usual, but at least that one was explained a little bit, sort of.

Ashes of Honor is full of action and we get to see parts of faerie that we’ve not come across before which I found mcguiree interesting.

In my opinion, it is, hands down, the best Toby to date. Toby must find Chelsea before the world ends, facing unknown deadlines and unknown worlds in her attempts to avert complete disaster. Ashes of Honor by Seanan McGuire. It doesn’t work that way.

View all 11 comments. Things have gotten to the point where even her most supportive allies are beginning to worry at her increasingly reckless behaviors. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks!

The best one yet. Many of the events that occur over the course of the novel force Toby to step hoonor and reevaluate what she knows, how she sseanan, and how she feels. Nightmare Magazine, Issue 41 February But I totally adored all the Tybalt time we get in this book and it became clear why all that sexual tension emanated between them to this great build up. It was great to see her accept and even solicit help from her regular crew of friends and to see them all win the day as a team.