Tamsyn Muir

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Tamsyn Muir is a horror, fantasy and sci-fi author whose short fiction has been nominated for the Nebula Award, the Shirley Jackson Award, the World Fantasy Award and the Eugie Foster Memorial Award. A Kiwi, she has spent most of her life in Howick, New Zealand, with time living in Waiuku and central Wellington. She currently lives and works in Oxford, in the United Kingdom.

Her debut science-fantasy novel GIDEON THE NINTH will be published September 2019.

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Gideon the Ninth (The Ninth...

4.36 avg rating — 587 ratings — published 2019 — 6 editions
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Gideon the Ninth: Act One: ...

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The Magician's Apprentice

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Alecto the Ninth (The Ninth...

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Harrow the Ninth (The Ninth...

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Tamsyn Muir answered a question about Gideon the Ninth:
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Some people have said there's YA elements (the protagonist is eighteen, and the other lead character is seventeen) but it's being marketed as adult due to gory elements like murders and skeletons etc. Fully aware those last two things are often in... See Full Answer
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That's lovely to hear, and I am not unsympathetic to your plight. With that in mind, here are some suggestions:

1. Increase your bodyweight by 30%, create a den, hibernate until September. Difficult if you're not both bears, but have a go

2. Entert... See Full Answer
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Which September New Release would you like to read in October?

Books were randomly chosen from Goodreads' "Most Popular Books Published In September" list.

** Write-ins are allowed. If you do so, please include title, author and series name.

The Unkindest Tide (October Daye, #13) by Seanan McGuire
The Unkindest Tide by Seanan McGuire
(October Daye, #13)
 
  2 votes, 40.0%

Vendetta in Death (In Death, #49) by J.D. Robb
Vendetta in Death by J.D. Robb
(In Death, #49)
 
  1 vote, 20.0%

Steel Crow Saga by Paul Krueger
Steel Crow Saga by Paul Krueger
(Steel Crow Saga, #1)
 
  1 vote, 20.0%

There Will Come a Darkness (The Age of Darkness, #1) by Katy Rose Pool
There Will Come a Darkness by Katy Rose Pool
(The Age of Darkness, #1)
 
  1 vote, 20.0%

The Harp of Kings by Juliet Marillier
The Harp of Kings by Juliet Marillier
(Warrior Bards #1)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Archangel's War (Guild Hunter, #12) by Nalini Singh
Archangel's War by Nalini Singh
(Guild Hunter, #12)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Sword and Pen (The Great Library, #5) by Rachel Caine
Sword and Pen by Rachel Caine
(The Great Library, #5)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Darkdawn (The Nevernight Chronicle, #3) by Jay Kristoff
Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff
(The Nevernight Chronicle, #3)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Gideon the Ninth (The Ninth House, #1) by Tamsyn Muir
Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir
(The Ninth House, #1)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Frost and Flame (Gods of War, #2) by Gena Showalter
Frost and Flame by Gena Showalter
(Gods of War #2)
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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