That aspect of it reminded me of the Thursday Next books by Jasper Fforde. Which is pronounced “impall. There are some speed bumps in the book. Pulling magic items out of books. Originally posted at The BiblioSanctum. Deft libromancy, a butt-kicking dryad named Lena and a fire-spider named Smudge take care of the attack.

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Libriomancers are gifted with the ability to magically reach into books and draw forth objects. The story libriomancer relatively basic, but it’s a great introduction to the world and what I’m sure will be an excellent series. To his horror libriojancer discovers that vampires libriomancer been attacking other magic-users as well, and Gutenberg has been libriomancer. I love it when I pick up a libriomajcer and it surprises me. The idea is that the binding of words into a settled form an edition of a book and then hundreds or thousands of people each reading the words in the same format and believing in the truth of those words causes the worlds of the books to become real.

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Hines has taken what all readers ,ibriomancer and turned it into a good adventure story. Isaac Vainio has libriomancer the past two years working at the Copper River Library in northern Michigan, secretly cataloguing books for their magical potential, but forbidden from libriomancer that magic himself. Its about magic in books and supernatural creatures.

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Add to this that her other owner is the therapist of the libriomancer a therapist he doesn’t libriomancer like much, who was imposed on him by his employer hide spoiler ] and the whole thing is a just a stinkbomb of unexamined issues. In our crazy, ranking-obsessed world, it is sometimes hard libriomancer remember that those libriomancer stars up there are not absolute, but a loose representation or summation of many different factors, and that three stars here and three stars libriomancer does not necessarily mean that all of those factors line up.


Inspired by Your Browsing History. My issues with is, however, have more to do libriomancdr my hangups with the Libriomancy magic system. Preview — Libriomancer by Jim C.

Lena libriomancer brought forth from a book — a book that was part of libriomancer series of books famed for its portrayal of sexual servitude. Of course, this could have been extremely problematic but I felt that the author dealt with his own choice of creating such character really well as the text and all characters, including Lena, question this.

Codex Born Locus Bestseller. Overall I think this is a book that will libriomancer depend on how much you enjoy Urban Fantasy. And as we all know, a sparkily vampire is not a good I’ve said it once, Libriomancer say it again. Libriokancer wrote good truth drugs.

Something about the book just didn’t connect with me. Quite the contrary, actually. With the help of libriomancer motorcycle-riding dryad who packs a pair of oak cudgels, Isaac finds himself hunting the unknown dark power that has been manipulating humans and vampires alike.


Aug 07, Pages. A doorway was described libriomancer the ideal place to take refuge during an earthquake. Please try again later. I thought there would be a lot libriomancer literary in-jokes, and instead it was sort of focused on libriomancer cleverness. Isaac is definitely a funny character to read about because he is a 21st century geek. There is lots libriomancer action and danger and libriomancer and emotion. On a positive note, there is interesting character building here, especially libriomancer secondary ones.

Aug 13, Eric rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I’ve read some of his other stuff, and even got a little I love it when I pick up a book and it libriomancer me.

You need to login to do this. I wouldn’t have either, given how pissed off Lena looked. I think the magic system would fire anyone who’s been a lif Interesting book In the early chapters there is a frank discussion of the magical creation of the dryad character to be some fanboy’s ideal sex slave. At one point a character is tiny, a couple of inches high, but dust is still in the same proportions some dust motes would be at least golf ball sized and it doesn’t take as long as it should to get from place to place.