The Ten Thousand Doors of January




      The Ten Thousand Doors of January
In the early 1900s, a young woman embarks on a fantastical journey of self discovery after finding a mysterious book in this captivating and lyrical debut.In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself As the ward of the wealthy Mr Locke, she feels little different from the artifacts that decorate the halls carefully maintained, largely ignored, and utterly out of place.Then she finds a strange book A book that carries the scent of other worlds, and tells a tale of secret doors, of love, adventure and danger Each page turn reveals impossible truths about the world and January discovers a story increasingly entwined with her own.Lush and richly imagined, a tale of impossible journeys, unforgettable love, and the enduring power of stories awaits in Alix E Harrow s spellbinding debut step inside and discover its magic. Download The Ten Thousand Doors of January By Alix E. Harrow – heartforum.co.uk

I ve been a student and a teacher, a farm worker and a cashier, an ice cream scooper and a 9 to 5 office dweller I ve lived in tents and cars, cramped city apartments and lonely cabins, and spent a summer in a really sweet 79 VW Vanagon I have library cards in at least five states.Now I m a full time writer living in with my husband and two semi feral kids in Berea, Kentucky It is, I m very sure, the best of all possible worlds.My debut novel a historical fantasy called THE TEN THOUSAND DOORS OF JANUARY will be out in Fall 2019 from Orbit Redhook My writing is represented by Kate McKean at Howard Morhaim Literary Agency.

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  • Hardcover
  • 374 pages
  • The Ten Thousand Doors of January
  • Alix E. Harrow
  • English
  • 06 October 2019
  • 0316421995

10 thoughts on “ The Ten Thousand Doors of January

  1. Chaima ✨ شيماء says:

    I almost didn t write this review.I felt that to speak of this book would be to contain what it did to me, to diminish it somehow And I didn t want to do that.The Ten Thousand Doors of January is almost less a novel than an experience never have I feltlike I was part of things, moved by the same current, like my soul had disconnected from my body and drifted among fictional souls in a mist somewhere between fantasy and reality It seemed hardly credible when I finished reading that I I almost didn t write this review.I felt that to speak of this book would be to contain what it did to me, to diminish it somehow And I didn t want to do that The Ten Thousand Doors of January is almost less a novel than an experience never have I feltlike I was part of things, moved by the same current, like my soul had disconnected from my body and drifted among fictional souls in a mist somewhere between fantasy and reality It seemed hardly credible when I finished reading that I couldn t follow the words back to a world where this wasn t mere fiction Of course the sensible part of me informed me, patiently, that none of it had anybearing on real life than a dream, yet in the surreal fuzziness of the night, I felt on a bone deep, irrational, completely ...

  2. Nilufer Ozmekik says:

    5 thousand stars first for wonderful, amazing illustration on the cover and five thousand stars go for rest of the heart throbbing, one of the most creative, colorful, joyful journeys to many different imaginary portals you can never imagine to visit FASTEN YOUR SEAT BELT, OPEN YOUR EYES, READY TO COUNT TO 10 THOUSAND This is amazing combination of McGuire s Wayward Children Series and Stephen King s Dark Tower series BLURB Seven years old January s revelation of finding a door opens to...

  3. karen says:

    oooh, goodreads choice awards semifinalist for BEST FANTASY AND BEST DEBUT NOVEL 2019 what will happen i mean, it s a perfect book that should be the alpha and the omega of this book review, because you ve probably already read the synopsis, and if it takesthan that to convince you of this book s desirability, i m sure i don t have the words to do it if you like seanan mcguire s wayward children series, you will probably enjoy this obviously, they both involve doorways to other oooh, goodreads choice awards semifinalist for BEST FANTASY AND BEST DEBUT NOVEL 2019 what will happen i mean, it s a perfect book that should be the alpha and the omega of this book review, because you ve probably already read the synopsis, and if it takesthan that to convince you of this book s desirability, i m sure i don t have the words to do it if you like seanan mcguire s wayward children series, you will probably enjoy this obviously, they both involve doorways to other worlds, young ish protagonists, and adventure, but theirsignificant shared characteristics are tonal haunting and yearning and saddish themes of displacement and otherness and an aching inability to fit into the world, how it feels to be an in between sort of thing it also ...

  4. megs_bookrack says:

    mentally prepares for awkward silence due to highly unpopular opinion sound of crickets I m sorry, everyone I just did not enjoy this book I really wanted to, I was so hyped for it, then I saw all the reviews coming in and they were fantastic I couldn t wait to get into it.Then I started reading The writing was a little quirky at first but my interest was still high Then it just seemed to not be going anywhere I wasn t feeling anything Like, at all.The writing was flowery andmentally prepares for awkward silence due to highly unpopular opinion sound of crickets I m sorry, everyone I just did not enjoy this book I really wanted to, I was so hyped for it, then I saw all the reviews coming in and they were fantastic I couldn t wait to get into it.Then I started reading The writing was a little quirky at first but my interest was still high Then it just seemed to not be going any...

  5. Petrik says:

    ARC provided by the publisher Orbit in exchange for an honest review. 4.5 5 stars Gorgeous and magical it s not a stretch to call The Ten Thousand Doors of January a magnificent physical manifestation of a grimoire Orbit did it again The Ten Thousand Doors of January has shot to the top of my TBR since the moment I saw the cover and heard about the premise I was charmed and can safely say that I don t think I ve read many books as beautifully written as this novel I ve been saying this over ARC provided by the publisher Orbit in exchange for an honest review. 4.5 5 stars Gorgeous and magical it s not a stretch to call The Ten Thousand Doors of January a magnificent physical manifestation of a grimoire Orbit did it again The Ten Thousand Doors of January has shot to the top of my TBR since the moment I saw the cover and heard about the premise I was charmed and can safely say that I don t think I ve read many books as beautifully written as this novel I ve been saying this over and over again for a while now when it comes to modern SFF debuts, just read everything that Orbit publishes SFF books published by Orbit these days has a strong chance to satisfy your reading preferences and this novel amplified that notion I would also like to give a shout out to Emily Byron, who made sure this book reached me for my review, and Maddie Hall, the one in charge of the design behind the ARC packaging of this book easily the most beautiful ARC package I...

  6. Paromjit says:

    If there is a part of you that has always felt there is magic in the world ever since childhood, despite voices to the contrary, and have a penchant for the whimsical, then Alix Harrow has written the perfect novel for you It is a story of doors, portals if you will, existing in places of particular resonance, stepping through the void, into fables, folklore, adventure, love and sanctuary, and the infinite power of words and stories In 1901, at the age of 7, the red skinned, wilful and If there is a part of you that has always felt there is magic in the world ever since childhood, despite voices to the contrary, and have a penchant for the whimsical, then Alix Harrow has written the perfect novel f...

  7. Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽ says:

    ETA On the Fantasy Literature website, at the link, there s a truly fascinating and insightful interview with this author, Alix Harrow.All the stars Final review, first posted on Fantasy Literature along with my co reviewer Marion s excellent review The Ten Thousand Doors of January is perched at the top of the mountain of portal fantasies that I ve read in my life It s set apart by Alix E Harrow s intelligent and truly gorgeous writing, unique characters including true friends and a ETA On the Fantasy Literature website, at the link, there s a truly fascinating and insightful interview with this author, Alix Harrow.All the stars Final review, first posted on Fantasy Literature along with my co reviewer Marion s excellent review The Ten Thousand Doors of January is perched at the top of the mountain of portal fantasies that I ve read in my life It s set apart by Alix E Harrow s intelligent and truly gorgeous writing, unique characters including true friends and a fiercely loyal dog and a complex and twisty plot, combined with thoughtful consideration of racial and class prejudice, powerful men who make rules to benefit themselves, and other social issues January Scaller is a young girl in early 20th century America, living in the mansion of Mr Locke, a wealthy collector of rare and unique items January s mother is missing and presumed dead, while January s father Julian spends months on end traveling the globe in search of Mr Locke...

  8. Teodora says:

    Seeing the cover Want it Seeing the synopsis Need it Realising it is about escaping the reality Well, run a DNA test cuz I and this book relate for sure

  9. jessica says:

    words and their meanings have weight in the world of matter, shaping and reshaping realities through a most ancient alchemyand the words in this story shape a most delightful world filled with imagination, wonder, adventure, and love any story that focuses on the importance of words and stories is one that i will always find comforting i appreciate how january is a character who also finds comfort in books and the power of words and also sees stories as a means of escape it makes towords and their meanings have weight in the world of matter, shaping and reshaping realities through a most anc...

  10. Amalia Gavea says:

    Maybe you ve even seen one for yourself, standing half ajar and rotted in an old church, or oiled and shining in a brick wall Maybe, if you re one of those fanciful persons who find their feet running toward unexpected places, you ve even walked through one and found yourself in a very unexpected place indeedJanuary is a young girl torn between two worlds Her parentage makes her special, yet people see what they want to see, dictated by the twisted preconceived notions of the earlyMaybe you ve even seen one for yourself, standing half ajar and rotted in an old church, or oiled and shining in a brick wall Maybe, if you re one of those fanciful persons who find their feet running toward unexpected places, you ve even walked through one and found yourself in a very unexpected place indeedJanuary is a young girl torn between two worlds Her parentage makes her special, yet people see what they want to see, dictated by the twisted preconceived notions of the early 20th century society Motherless and with an absent father, January tries to find an escape and a purpose to satisfy her ever searching mind and soul And then, doors start appearing Doors leading to different worlds, doors hiding adventure and danger And, perhaps, the key that leads to her past and her familyThose of you who arethan casually familiar with books those of you who spend your free afternoons in frusty bookshops, who offer furtive, kindly strokes along the ...

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