Wednesday 12 August 2020

Audio: Come tumbling down by Seanan McGuire

Narrated by: Seanan McGuire
Series: Wayward Children, Book 5
Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
Unabridged Audiobook
Release date: 01-07-20
Language: English
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Portal fantasy

Either this one was the worst one, or it was the fact that the author narrated. I just could not focus or be interested. And I adore this series. I never felt invested.

Blah blah adventure, Jill and Jack are back. Have to go back to the moors. I, yeah I was just not that invested. I love her books, but maybe her narrating just wasn't for me.

You can just skip this one in the series.

When Jack left Eleanor West's School for Wayward Children, she was carrying the body of her deliciously deranged sister - whom she had recently murdered in a fit of righteous justice - back to their home on the Moors.

But death in their adopted world isn't always as permanent as it is here, and when Jack is herself carried back into the school, it becomes clear that something has happened to her. Something terrible. Something of which only the maddest of scientists could conceive. Something only her friends are equipped to help her overcome.

Eleanor West's "No Quests" rule is about to be broken.


  1. Totally love how you write your reviews! Such fun!Hugs, RO

  2. Oh how sad. I've only read the first but I liked it and want to continue. Maybe not audio or was the whole story bad?

    Karen @ For What It's Worth

    1. It just did not have the same feel. It felt rushed, or maybe it was her narrating

  3. I enjoyed this but the narration had issues for me.

    1. I am still saying that authors should not narrate

  4. The author narrated? Oh dear. Some authors can pull it off, but I've found that the majority can't unless they've had some prior acting or voice over training :\

    ~Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

  5. Oh bummer. Nice to know you can skip it.

  6. Bummer. I hope it gets better for you.

  7. Rachel
    Aye not missing much

    THe series is great, but this one so meh



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