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The Ten Thousand Doors of January

author: Alix E. Harrow (2019)
date read: 2021-05-13
pages: 384
lists: fantasy , portal , ya
rating: β˜… β˜… β˜† β˜† β˜†

Coming-of-age stories are possibly just not for me anymore. The book-driven portal fantasy is nice enough, and the helping of “remember how bad turn-of-the-century racism is” is not bad if a bit forced, but … I just didn’t care about the predictable story. If only there had been a bigger focus on the portals, or the portal writing, or the portal worlds … I can appreciate why this book is popular, but it felt more generic than it should have to me.


46/ The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow. Coming-of-age portal fantasy. Nice, but not my cup of tea. https://books.rixx.de/alix-e-harrow/the-ten-thousand-doors-of-january/
46/ The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow. Coming-of-age portal fantasy. Nice, but not my cup of tea. https://books.rixx.de/alix-e-harrow/the-ten-thousand-doors-of-january/ #rixxReads

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