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The Invisible Library - Genevieve Cogman
The Invisible Library
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Irene must be top of her game or she'll be off the case. Permanently ... Irene is a dimension-hopping 'book spy' for the secretive Library. And along with her enigmatic assistant Kai, they're posted to an alternative London to retrieve a dangerous book. But some will kill to retain it. Stealing... show more
Irene must be top of her game or she'll be off the case. Permanently ... Irene is a dimension-hopping 'book spy' for the secretive Library. And along with her enigmatic assistant Kai, they're posted to an alternative London to retrieve a dangerous book. But some will kill to retain it.

Stealing a book is standard, if required, but nothing has prepared them for the dangers in store. This world is chaos-infested, so the usual laws of nature have been bent to allow werewolves, fae and unpredictable magic. Irene's new assistant is hiding a few secrets of his own. And when they arrive, the book they seek has already been lifted - by a notorious lady cat-burglar. Plus London's underground factions seem prepared to fight to the death to get 'her book'.

Soon, she's up to her eyebrows in thieves, murderers, secret societies, the fae and giant mechanical centipedes. Good thing Irene can call on the aid of a deer-stalker wearing detective (who bears more than a passing similarity to a certain fictional sleuth) for assistance.

And when things get tough, Irene is more than ready to do whatever it takes. For this assignment could endanger The Library and the nature of reality itself.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781447256236 (1447256239)
Publisher: Pan
Pages no: 328
Edition language: English
Series: Invisible Library (#1)
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4.0 The Invisible Library / Genevieve Cogman
Irene is a professional spy for the mysterious Library, which harvests fiction from different realities. And along with her enigmatic assistant Kai, she's posted to an alternative London. Their mission - to retrieve a dangerous book. But when they arrive, it's already been stolen. London's undergrou...
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4.0 YA steampunk urban fantasy series makes good in volume 1! Amazing
Rating: 4* of five--I really hate the text editing here. I'd forgotten how emailish it is. I want to be a Librarian.The atmosphere of the place soothed her automatically; the rich lantern lights, the sheer scent of paper and leather, and the fact that everywhere she looked, there were books, books,...
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3.5 The Invisible Library...
If anyone is familiar with the Bookburners serial then you know that it's remarkably similar to The Invisible Library series. I really like the Bookburners serial so I was excited to come across something else comparable. I enjoyed The Invisible Library too and really can't believe I waited so lon...
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3.0 Review: The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman
My review cross-posted from Wit and Sin Enter the world of the Library, an interdimensional organization that collects important books from as many alternate dimensions as possible. Genevieve Cogman’s debut has an exciting premise and there’s a ton of possibilities to this world, but I struggled a...
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