Short Story Saturday: Skeleton Song by Seanan McGuire

Series: Wayward Children 7.7
Author: Seanan McGuire
Publisher: Tor Books
Released: November 2, 2022
Received: Own

Is everyone ready to squeal with me? Here we go: eeeee! As a huge fan of the Wayward Children series, the release of this short story absolutely made my day (month). Skeleton Song is the latest short story in the Wayward Children world. It follows Christopher, showcasing what the world beyond his door looks like.

These short stories are always so sad because we know how they end: with the children getting stuck in this world, unable to find their doors (so far). Christopher’s story is no exception, as it is set before the events of the first novella.

That being said, I adored every minute of it. This is the world of mariposa, and it is beautiful and full of life – just not in the way you might expect. I would give anything to see an adaptation based around this world (or even some more artwork!), as it sounds so wonderful.


About Liz (AKA Cat)

I am an avid animal lover, photographer, reader, and much more. While my photography blog is feeling a bit neglected at the moment, the other sites I'm involved in are going strong. ✧I review books, comics, and basically anything else in the literary world over at Quirky Cat's Fat Stacks (of Books). ✧I review comics and books, as well as write content for Word of the Nerd. ✧I review comics for Monkeys Fighting Robots. ✧I write content for Screen Rant and CBR. ✧I write book reviews for The Review Crew.
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