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Guardian of Secrets

(Library Jumpers #2)

4.05  ·  Rating details ·  772 ratings  ·  116 reviews
Saving him could end her world.

Being a Sentinel isn’t all fairytales and secret gardens.

Sure, jumping through books into the world’s most beautiful libraries to protect humans from mystical creatures is awesome. No one knows that better than Gia Kearns, but she could do without the part where people are always trying to kill her. Oh, and the fact that Pop and her had to m
Hardcover, 353 pages
Published February 7th 2017 by Entangled: Teen
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Ben Alderson
Mar 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
well this did not disappoint!


Full review to come on YT soon! Literally love this series and need the next book... please do another book!
Jan 27, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: netgalley
Guardian of Secrets by Brenda Drake is the second book in the young adult fantasy Library Jumpers series. In the first book readers were introduced to Gia Kearns who was with her friends in a library when she spied a cute boy and while watching him he suddenly disappeared. When Gia and her friends went looking they found a book the boy left behind of libraries from around the world and when Gia accidentally spoke a phrase she found she and her friends were pulled through the book and found thems ...more
Jen ♥Star-Crossed Book Blog♥
Guardian of Secrets was filled to the brim with magic and fun! This is the second book in the series, and I was easily transported back into their world right from the start. The pages were filled with friendship, laughter, tears, betrayal, love and trust. And I happily found myself addicted, since the characters continually pulled at my emotions. I absolutely loved Guardian of Secrets, and I can't wait to discover the rest of Brenda Drake's books!
His face went serious. “Gia…”
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Another Must Read by Brenda Drake

I am absolutely crazy about this book series! This second book of the Library Jumper Series had me flipping through pages like a speed demon. This story had me have so many feels that I don't know where to start! I felt overwhelmed with action, suspense, romance, drama and fantasy. Whatever you are looking for this book has it all. I picked up this book because I adored the first in the series! This book had twists I didn't expect and also broke my heart at the s
Dec 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
Guardian of secrets is the 2nd book in the Library Jumpers series. It's a continuous story and I would recommend you start with book one. Assassins of Truth, book 3 is out 6th February, so now is the perfect time to read this trilogy.

Gia is back. She's starting a new school, leaving her human friends behind and setting into a new location. Luckily she still has her Sentinel friends, but her romantic life is about to get more complicated. This book is slow to start but does pick up the pace. Of
Denise Wengert
Feb 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
After reading the first book in this series, I couldn't wait to read this book and it did not disappoint! The first book had Gia finding out that she is a Sentinel. And not just a regular Sentinel, but one born from two Sentinels. In this book Gia, her Pop, and several sentinels had to move to try and stay hidden from those who want her dead. Not only does she have to go to a new school while trying to save the world, but her boyfriend Arik has been acting weird and hanging out with a new girl. ...more
Barb (Boxermommyreads)
Feb 14, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2017
I read the first book in the Library Jumpers series last year and really enjoyed it. I mean face it, most bookworms love books featuring libraries and books. And the concept where one can jump into different worlds and dimensions through books shelved in mysterious libraries is pretty darn interesting. Therefore, I was thrilled when Entangled Teen provided me with an ARC of "Guardian of Secrets."

Gia and many other Sentinels have moved to Branford so they can hide out from the individuals who are
Jessica (The Psychotic Nerd)
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When I first read Thief of Lies, I was disappointed. Not enough library jumping, too much insta-love. There is less inst-love in this book, but I still had difficulty getting into this book.

We jump right back into the world of the Library Jumpers (which I am still disappointed by the lack of books). My main issue with this is that I did not remember much about the first book. All I remember was that I hated the romance. Th
Feb 23, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ebooks, series
First things first: I received this book through NetGalley.

I'm still not sure about the rating. I loved the first book, the second one frustrated me a lot and sometimes made me wanna skip chapters and parts of the story. But that was just about the relationship stuff. I don't know.

Let me start to talk about the things that I really enjoyed in the book.
The search for all the Chiavi and the places it took Gia and Nick. That's what I love about the story, that it isn't just based around libraries i
Pintip Dunn
Jun 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Brenda Drake never fails to amaze me with her creativity and imagination. Be prepared to gasp and swoon. I wish I could jump right into this book!
Feb 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, 2017
Checkout my full review + giveaway on my blog! http://omgbooksandmorebooks.blogspot.... ...more
Jan 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
*Source* Publisher via NetGalley
*Genre* Young Adult, Fantasy
*Rating* 4.0

*My Thoughts*

Guardian of Secrets is the second installment in author Brenda Drake's Library Jumpers series. This is a story that is filled with action, heartbreak, library jumping, a return of a major villain, and enough secrets to keep even the most stubborn reader entertained right to the very end. Protagonist Gia Kearns and her friends have gone into hiding after their encounter with Conemar. Gia is a sentinel, aka a magi
Eileen (BookCatPin)
Jan 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
Last year I read Thief of Lies and I enjoyed it enough to want to read the sequel. I really like the idea behind the story and Guardian of Secrets kept my interest alive. A fair warning though- there's a major case of love triangle.

Before starting this second book, I highly suggest revisiting the first one. I didn't do that so things in Guardian of Secrets got a little bit confusing. Regardless I found myself oddly invested in the story. Whether it was searching for the Chiavi or sorting out Gia
Madison Warner Fairbanks
Guardian of Secrets by Brenda Drake.

YA fantasy. 2nd of the Library Jumpers series. Continuing saga cliff hanger. Should be read after the first to best understand the complex world building, the powers and relationships.

I love the concept of being able to jump through a book in the library to the corresponding library on the page. Usually it’s used for a quest or some noble purpose but the heroine even used it once to go to the theater in New York.

Includes violence and deaths of some secondary
N.N. Light
While I totally LOVED Thief of Lies (book 1), Guardian of Secrets just made me cringe. The love triangle didn't need to be there. There's enough angst with Gia dealing with all that she's dealing with and she needs some stability in her life somewhere. Arik is who I'm rooting for. Who says history can't repeat itself? Very disappointing but tons of action and magic.

My Rating: 3 stars
Feb 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Gia is a Sentinel, which comes with many responsibilities. Ever since she found out about her heritage and the doomsday prophecy that started to occur with her birth, Gia’s life has been a whirlwind. Her family, Nick and his family, and many of the other Sentinels have moved to a new town and guard one of the libraries from the evil beings that would bring the world’s end. Nick is taking the news of his birth hard, and Gia and Arik’s relationship is not doing so well. Meanwhile, they hunt for se ...more
Megan (Under the Book Cover)
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Thank you to Entangled Teen for providing me with a copy of this book in exchange for review!

I read Thief of Lies about a week and a half ago, and it left me feeling rather indifferent. I liked it, but I just couldn't get into it as much as I wanted to. However, I was excited to see where the story went and was excited at the chance to read the sequel, Guardian of Secrets! This book did not leave me with the same feeling as the first
Lori Murray
Feb 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Vanessa ♛Queen Alchemy ϟ Novel Nerd Faction♛

This book was delightful! I liked the first book in this series, but this one was so much better! The author really kicked it up a notch with the second book in the Library Jumpers series.

This book was such a ride. I read this book in a single day because I simply could not put it down! It enthralled me that much. So naturally, the first thing that I notice about this sequel is that the writing is so much smoother. I had some issues with the first book with regard to some of the choppy dia
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This was a good middle book. There were moments that could've been better, but I definitely want to know how this story will end...especially after hearing more of the prophecy. (view spoiler) Plan to read the final book next month. ...more
Nov 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: own-ebook, 2017-read
After the craziness that was the first book, I didn't think I'd enjoy this as much as I did. Surprisingly, I really liked this book and I'm surprised at what all happened. So many love interests changing among the craziness that is the Mystik world. I have no idea what will happen next, but I can't wait to find out. Also, I am 200% Team Bastien- fight me. ...more
Jul 15, 2016 marked it as to-read
I soooo knew it! The cover was gonna be bluish! I can't wait to read the book.

So that's why the cover kept appearing and disappearing! They were gonna change it! I like the new one much better, IS GORGEOUS!
Sophia (Bookwyrming Thoughts)
So this chick on the cover looks like Selena Gomez. Anyone else see the resemblance? O_o
Lenni Jones
I’m kind of really sad right now... That ending was just... OOF. So uh, everything I want to say is spoilers, so I’ll avoid saying anything. I’ll just follow a quick couple points I wanted to make and then stop this review before I tell you all everything that happens.

•First of all: AHHHHHHHH. I’m so torn between Team Arik and Team Bastien😩 I love Arik because he was the first guy that came around. On the other hand, Bastien’s pretty awesome. And I feel like Brenda Drake was adding new things to
This is the second book in the "Library Jumpers" series. The way this book ended I really do need to read book #3. There is more, "black" magic in this book. There were some super-sized surprises found in this book. Each chapter made the characters seem more real. I plan to read book #3 some time next month. ...more
L.E. Sterling
Feb 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
A terrific second book. I can hardly wait to see what happens next!
Aug 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I love this book I read the first book of this and when I was finished I made my grandma get online and buy me both books then I had to wait before I could get the third book because it was not released yet. This is a fun book to read and even reread in my case I can't wait to reread the last book. I would recommend this series because its a nice fun book that can draw you in. ...more
Laura Jayne
Oct 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing

I don't want to write my kind of a review, as this isn't released until 2017, and I have a tendancy to ramble on. Though I will say that it is an amazing read, with just enough sass, romance, angst, sadness and adventure. I highly recommend people pick up the first book in the series, 'Thief of Lies.'

So I'm going to do what the title says... I'm going to guard the secrets of how brilliant this book really is!

Feb 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
**You can see this full review and more at Book Briefs:**
Guardian of Secrets by Brenda Drake is the second book in the Library Jumpers series. The Library Jumpers series is a young adult fantasy series, that I am really enjoying. I loved the first book, Thief of Lies, and I liked this one just as much, if not more! Gia was an even better character than she was in the first book, and I think I overall enjoyed this one even more. Plus, hello they can jump into different libr
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Brenda Drake, the youngest of three children, grew up an Air Force brat and the continual new kid at school. Her fondest memories growing up is of her eccentric, Irish grandmother’s animated tales, which gave her a strong love for storytelling. So it was only fitting that she would choose to write stories with a bend toward the fantastical. When Brenda’s not writing or doing the social media thing ...more

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