Among Others

302 pages

English language

Published Jan. 3, 2011 by Tor.

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3 stars (1 review)

Seeking refuge in fantasy novel worlds throughout a youth under the shadow of a dubiously sane half-brother who dabbled in magic, Mori Phelps is forced to confront her mother in a tragic battle and gains unwanted attention when she attempts to perform spells herself.

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3 stars

This was really a miss for me. I got a very similar feeling as with Never Let Me Go, where I spent the whole book being irritated with the characters and waiting for the story to begin.

The most enjoyable part for me was reading about the characters geeking out about classic scifi and fantasy.


  • Books and reading
  • Young women
  • Fiction
  • Magic
  • Mothers and daughters