Multcolib My Librarian Rachael: Slipping to another world

Some Kind of Fairy Tale
Some Kind of Fairy Tale A Novel By Joyce, Graham Book - 2012 FICTION JOYCE 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Tara takes a walk in the woods -- for twenty years. When she comes back her family is just healing from from the wound she left. And she looks like she is still fifteen.

The Book of Lost Things
The Book of Lost Things By Connolly, John Book - 2006 FICTION CONNOLLY All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:Young David has lost a parent, gained a stepparent, and has a new brother. He is grieving, jealous, and ripe for the temptations of the Crooked Man.

Akata Witch
Akata Witch By Okorafor, Nnedi Book - 2011 y OKORAFORM 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Twelve-year-old Sunny Nwazue, an American-born albino child of Nigerian parents, moves with her family back to Nigeria, where she learns that she has latent magical powers and is part of the hidden world of the Leopard people.

Errantry Strange Stories By Hand, Elizabeth Book - 2012 FICTION HAND 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:This book of dark, original short stories includes 'Near Zennor,' where a grieving husband finds a cache of his wife's childhood letters and attempts to find the faerie world they hint at.

Fire and Hemlock
Fire and Hemlock By Jones, Diana Wynne Book - 2012 y JONES 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:At nineteen, Polly has two sets of sometimes overlapping, sometimes conflicting memories, the real-life ones of school days and her parents' divorce, and the heroic adventure ones that began the day she accidentally gate-crashed a funeral and met the cellist Thomas Lynn.

Moonheart By De Lint, Charles Book - 1994 FICTION DELINT Available in some locations

Annotation:When Sara and Jamie discovered the seemingly ordinary artifacts, they sensed the pull of a dim and distant place. A world of mists and forests, of ancient magics, mythical beings, ageless bards... and restless evil.

Among Others
Among Others By Walton, Jo Book - 2011 FICTION WALTON 2011 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 7 copies

Annotation:A sweet story of someone who does not fit in finding her place in the world, with a well-thought-out magic system. Mor reaches tentatively into the world of faeries to protect herself from her mother's power.

Angelmaker By Harkaway, Nick Book - 2012 FICTION HARKAWAY 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Joe Spork's father was the king of criminal London. His grandfather was a genius with clock work. It's Joe who has to deal with the mechanical bees, religious zealots, and vengeful despots that his family left behind. While there is no 'crossing over' here, there are lots of hidden truths.

Neverwhere A Novel By Gaiman, Neil Book - 2003 FICTION GAIMAN 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:After he helps a stranger on a London sidewalk, Richard Mayhew discovers an alternate city beneath London, and must fight to survive if he is to return to the London he knew.

Un Lun Dun
Un Lun Dun By Miéville, China Book - 2008 SF MIEVILLE 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:Stumbling into an alternate funhouse version of her home city, twelve-year-old Londoner Deeba finds herself trapped in a world of killer giraffes, animated umbrellas, and ghost children, and must take on the role of savior to prevent utter destruction.

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