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- DescriptionFirst book in genre-bending urban fantasy series by Hugo Award-winning author Jim C. Hines Superior worldbuilding. Charlaine Harris Really, really clever. Patrick Rothfuss Magic librarian and ass-kicking dryad adventure story we ve all been waiting for. Seanan McGuire Isaac is a libriomancer, a member of a secret organization founded five centuries ago by Johannes Gutenberg to protect the world from supernatural threats. Libiomancers are gifted with the ability to magically reach into books and draw forth objects. When Isaac is attacked by vampires that leaked from the pages of books into our world, he barely manages to escape. To his horror he discovers that vampires have been attacking other magic users as well, and Gutenberg has been kidnapped. With the help of his fire-spider, Smudge, and Lena a motorcycle-riding dryad who packs a pair of wooden swords Isaac finds himself hunting the unkwn dark power that has been manipulating humans and vampries alike. His search will uncover dangerous secrets and libriomancy, Gutenberg, and the history of magic....
- Author BiographyJim C. Hines has been a paid juggler, earned a black belt in two different martial arts, performed yo-yo tricks at the top of the Eiffel Tower, and lived with a brain-damaged squirrel. (Only three of those are true.) One of his earliest stories earned first place in the Writers of the Future contest. He s published more than forty short stories as well as numerous fantasy novels, including the humorous Jig the Dragonslayer trilogy, the Princess series, which re-imagines traditional fairy-tale princesses as butt-kicking action heroines, and the Magic Ex Libris series, about a centuries-old secret society dedicated to the use and control of book magic. In 2012, he won the Hugo for Best Fan Writer. Jim lives in Michigan with his wife, two children, and an unstable number of pets. He can be found online at www.jimchines.com.
- Author(s)Jim C Hines
- PublisherDaw Books
- Date of Publication06/08/2013
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectScience Fiction & Fantasy
- Series TitleMagic Ex Libris
- Series Part/Volume Number01
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintDaw Books
- Weight181 g
- Width112 mm
- Height178 mm
- Spine28 mm
- Format DetailsMass market (rack) paperback,Unsewn / adhesive bound
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