An explosive fantasy adventure full of bookish wish-fulfillment, scholastic fun, and just the right amount of trashy pleasure, this book will be a boon to any bibliophile's arsenal.
In Libriomancer, books are literally a source of magic. Isaac, a disgraced field agent for secret society protecting us from the magic pulled out of books, is brought back into action when the leader of the organization is missing and a madman is trying to expose the book magic and its creatures. The author‘s love of books comes through clearly.
This was a fun book, but the series is just so depressing. I love the world building and the concepts behind the characters powers, and I highly recommend this books. The main character is interesting and is a less self satisfied and smug male than the Iron Druid, so if you like that series, I think you‘ll like this series.
Jan was a good book month. Some I really enjoyed and others just weren‘t my cup of tea, but I‘m excited to see what February brings for me. Maybe I‘ll go for a little romance this month. Seems appropriate. 😉 If any of y‘all have romance recs, let me know!
Longest book: The Problem With Forever, 474 pgs
Shortest book: Men Explain Things to Me, 130 pgs
Fav book: The Problem With Forever ❤️
Fav Character: Jayden (TPWF)
📚 2018: 5/40
Started another book this week: Libriomancer by Jim C. Hines. I love the idea of this book. Basically it‘s about a secret organization whose members have the ability to reach into books and take objects that can be used in their world. They‘re supposed to use their powers to keep the world safe from supernatural threats, but this isn‘t always the case. I‘m really looking forward to reading the rest of this book!
📚 2018: 3/40
Ah, the last entry for #aprilbookshowers from @RealLifeReading . This has been a fun intro to Litsy and I'm looking forward to much more! My pick for #bestofapril HAS to be Jim C. Hines' Libriomancer. This has to be the best sci fi series I've read in a long time.
Just finished; it was awesome!! It stayed interesting and quirky and provided a healthy dose of humor and book nerd snark all the way through. ⭐️🌟⭐️🌟⭐️
Here's what's #onthenightstand
I've been *terrible* about reading the last week or so; just had to do too many things that involved being with groups of people (which were totally worth it!)
Found a new to me author to devour, AND finally got time to write a letter to a friend- I prefer hand writing letters, but only a few of my friends actually write with me anymore.
This book was DEFINITELY a pick. Real life intervened way too much while I was reading this or I'm certain I would have finished it in one sitting. The characters are wonderfully fleshed out... even the fire-spider, Smudge, who wound up being my favorite character in a paranormal novel since the Irish Wolfhound Oberon in Kevin Hearne's Iron Druid Chronicles. Can't wait to start the second!
I was so hoping to finish this book on my day off tomorrow, but it seems to have disappeared. Last I remember having it was in a doctor's waiting room. I thought I'd put it back in my purse, but I'm now afraid I left it there. Oh well. I hope someone finds a new series because of it!
#SeasonsReadings2016 #day3 #setinlibraryorbookstore Libriomancer is about a group of wizard librarians who are able to reach into books and pull out objects.Founded by Johannes Gutenberg,they protect the world from supernatural threats.When Isaac is attacked by vampires in his library,he & his fire spider Smudge join forces with Lena,a dryad,to find out why the vampires are on a killing spree & where they took Gutenberg after they kidnapped him.
Magic is real. Consider the thousands of readers reading the same text and imagining the worlds within. Libriomancers can tap into that belief pool and use it to pull through anything, provided that the item will fit through the dimensions of the book. A very cute concept used well by Hines, including spelling some of the consequences.
Recommended for those familiar with genre writing (playing spot-the-reference is quite fun).
#bookisholympics #bookfour Finished book four after a perfect homemade burger and chips (thanks hubby!) This is an awesome book about how the librarians are the heroes. The bit where it describes Isaacs bookstore shopping was fantastic, I too would be in ecstasy with four floors of used books. Every bookworm is a superhero to me, in our minds we slay dragons, fight the villains & rescue the princess/prince every time we open a book. 10🌟
#bookisholympics #bookfour Up next is Libriomancer. At 346 pages long, and tiny writing it should take up the rest of my night. Isaac is a Libriomancer, a secret organization who are gifted with the ability to magically reach into books & draw out objects. When he's attacked by vampires which have leaked out of a book, he must, with the help of his fire spider & a motorbike riding dryad, track down the dark power behind it all.
#TBRTuesday You know your tbr jenga pile is getting out of control when you have to stabilize it for a photo. There was a collapse of massive proportions just after this picture was taken, scared the hell out of the daughter! I think I need a sponsor from book addicts anonymous to take away my internet privileges😂
@Liberty for Recommendsday - this is a fun urban fantasy series. Jim C. Hines reinvents fantasy tropes and writes a fun, action packed series. Books are the source of magic and who wouldn't want a fire spider named Smudge 😊 Great stuff!!