by Jim C. Hines
Part of the Magic Ex Libris series
Isaac Vainio is a Libriomancer, a member of a secret society founded five centuries ago by Johannes Gutenberg.
As such, he is gifted with the magical ability to reach into books and draw forth objects.
But when Gutenberg vanishes without a trace, Isaac finds himself pitted against everything from vampires to a sinister, nameless foe who is bent on revealing magic to the world at large...and at any cost.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 336 pages
- Publisher: Ebury Publishing
- Publication Date: 06/03/2014
- Category: Science fiction
- ISBN: 9780091953454
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Review by wyvernfriend
Libriomancer gets bonus points for being a very cool idea. More of a 3.5 than a 4 star read, in my estimation, but I found it interesting. <br/><br/>Isaac Vainio is a librarian, who adds information to books catalogued by him, things that only make sense to Libriomancers, he misses his days on the field, but now his life is more sedate, until some vampires come after him and he has to resurrect his rusty libriomancer skills and try to save the day.<br/><br/>I liked the concept, there were times when I felt a little lost by the story but overall I enjoyed it and look forward to more of this series.