The Starless Sea

Ranked #47 in Adult Fantasy, Ranked #66 in Magical Realismsee more rankings.

Far beneath the surface of the earth, upon the shores of the Starless Sea, there is a labyrinthine collection of tunnels and rooms filled with stories. The entryways that lead to this sanctuary are often hidden, sometimes on forest floors, sometimes in private homes, sometimes in plain sight. But those who seek will find. Their doors have been waiting for them.

Zachary Ezra Rawlins is searching for his door, though he does not know it. He follows a silent siren song, an inexplicable knowledge that he is meant for another place. When he discovers a mysterious book in the stacks of...

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Chuck Wendig 1.) It is a book in love with books, a story in love with stories, and as both a writer and a reader, that is DELECTABLE FOOD. It is brain food. It is heart food. (Source)

Pim Techamuanvivit @grubreport It is so lovely. And I love that the first book reference in that book was The Shadow of the Wind, and then on from there. It’s sort of like a zombie movie that doesn’t pretend to somehow take place in a universe where no one has heard of zombies. (Source)

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