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Assassin of Truths

(Library Jumpers #3)

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The gateways linking the great libraries of the world don’t require a library card, but they do harbor incredible dangers.

And it’s not your normal bump-in-the- night kind. The threats Gia Kearns faces are the kind with sharp teeth and knifelike claws. The kind that include an evil wizard hell-bent on taking her down.

Gia can end his devious plan, but only if she recovers se
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Hardcover, 390 pages
Published February 6th 2018 by Entangled: Teen
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Carrie
Feb 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: netgalley
Assassin of Truths is the third and final book in the young adult fantasy Library Jumpers series by Brenda Drake. Each book is definitely a continuation and would be best to start the story at the beginning with the first book of the series. It’s definitely a high intensity, action packed ride and well worth the three book read though.

The story revolves around Gia Kearns who when out visiting a library with her friends spotted a cute boy but while Gia was watching he simply disappeared. When she
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Jen ♥Star-Crossed Book Blog♥
***4.5/5 Stars***

Assassin of Truth was fast paced, action packed, and a fabulous conclusion to the Library Jumpers trilogy! And in this final review, I wanted to talk about the characters that affected me the most, which were Bastien, Gia and even Arik. But before I start, I have to recommend that you read this final book close to the previous books. There's a ton of people, locations, facts and clues that were sprinkled throughout the first two books and visited again in Assassin of Truth. So i
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☆Dani☆ ☆Touch My Spine Book Reviews☆
OMG!!!! I can't believe this series is over!!! I am fangirling so bad right now! I just want to re-read this series over and over! This series has helped pull me out of a depressipn and brought me to a fantasy world that was beyond my wildest dreams! This is a MUST READ! Going on these journeys with Gia and all the other amazing characters was indescribable! I fell in love with every single character and was invested in them all. I loved seeing Gia grow and loved how strong she became. I don't c ...more
D.M.
Dec 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Assassin of Truths was my favourite book in this series and the ending is so perfect. I would recommend you start with book one. This series is for the magic-loving wizard groupies. I love libraries. Just the smell of old books drives me crazy, but what if there was more! Books that take you on adventures literally. Gia is our heroine and she is always up for a good fight. Quests, mythological creatures, romance and a prophecy are just a few things this series offers.

In Assassin of truths every
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Elaine
This is the third and final novel in this magical, fast paced, action packed adventure and I definitely recommend reading the other books before starting this one. Just imagine that, if you find the right books and know the correct words, you could use it to take you from one library to another somewhere else in the world . . . . These books - and the libraries they are in - are protected by a group of magical knights known as Sentinels. Obviously, there are enemies out to misuse the books and l ...more
Shelley
*Source* NetGalley
*Genre* Young Adult, Magical Realism*
*Rating* 3.5-4

*Thoughts*

Assassin of Truths is the third and final installment in author Brenda Drake's Library Jumpers trilogy. Let's start from the top. Assassin picks up two months after the ending of Guardian of Secrets. Gia Kearns and her group of Sentinels is lying low in Ireland after the loss of key friends and allies to their nemesis. If you haven't already caught on to this series, this is about a group of Sentinels who are magical
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Vanessa ♛Queen Alchemy ϟ Novel Nerd Faction♛
4.5/5 Stars

I received an Advance Reader Copy at no cost from the publisher/author and volunteered to review it.

This review MAY contain spoilers. Read at your own risk.

I have been eagerly awaiting the finale to the Library Jumpers series, and the wait was worth it! This series has grown so much since the first book. This series really captured my heart with its unique take on magic and fantasy. And what book lover wouldn't adore books where the main characters are warriors that visit libraries ar
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M
Apr 12, 2018 rated it liked it
3.5 Stars. I really liked the book and am really sad to see that is the last book in the series. It was action packed and fun to read.

Assassin of Truths is a young adult fantasy novel about Gia Kearns. She has a mission to retrieve 7 keys from the worlds most beautiful libraries. But now she is running into 'bad guys' unruly creatures and most of all, a love so deep it is hard to think.

Overall I liked this book but felt that the first and second book were much better. I think this book can kin
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Stephanie Ward
Feb 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
'Assassin of Truths' is the exhilarating final installment in an absolutely wonderful young adult fantasy series that will leave readers with closure, but still wanting more. After reading the first two books and knowing that this was the last one, I had lots of hopes and certain expectations for it. I'm so incredibly happy that this novel lived up to and even surpassed my expectancies. There are so many series that start out really strong only to tank when it comes to the following installments ...more
Edit~A
Jul 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
(Source: I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review. Thanks to NetGalley, Entangled Publishing, LLC, Teen and Brenda Drake.)

“I’m in this with you. With Demos and Emily. With the covens and those in the havens who are on our side. I won’t let you face the storm without me. If you fall, I fall.”

I LOVED this book and the series, I was so happy with this last book as a conclusion, and just the ending itself. Even though I am sad that we will not see these characters anymore, but the author e
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Skyeler
Feb 05, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: dnf, 2018-releases, arcs, 2018
DNF at 35%

I'm sure some people will love this, but it's just not for me. It seems almost exactly the same as TMI, a series I personally love, but not in a reminiscent way, in a way that the story and characters are the same except not as good as TMI.

Speaking of the story, I had no idea what the plot was doing. It seemed we were trying to do one thing, and then suddenly we'd be off doing this whole other thing and I'd have to think, "Wait, what about this other plot line that is seemingly more i
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Moa (The Reading Faery)
Actual rating: 3.5
I was a little disappointed with this book, if I’m honest. When I read the first book, Thief of Lies, I was surprised by how much I loved the story. But the second book wasn’t quite as good, and this one didn’t reach those expectations, either. It was a good read, and the storyline, the world, is really interesting, but the characters annoyed me in this book, and the plot was a bit hard to get into at first.

I was really annoyed by Gia in this book.

In the previous books, she was
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Nikk the Sapphired Book Dragon
Assassin of Truths was a satisfying conclusion to the Library Jumpers Trilogy. Full of action of action and excitement right from the word go, book 3 picks up a month or after the end of book 2. Gia and her friends are still reeling in the aftermath of the events of book 2, the grief at those they lost and for Gia especially the part she played in it all. However there are chiavi to find, a tetras to release and conquer and two worlds to save so Gia and her friends are determined to get on with ...more
Novel Grounds
Dec 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing


This book was everything. It broke my heart with some of the losses that we experienced, but in the end it was everything I was hoping it would be and the perfect ending to a crazy adventure.



I was WAY shipping Gia and Bastien in this book and I loved getting to watch them grow together. Throw in all the near death experiences and this book really has you on edge. You never know who is going to pop up, or who turns out to be a spy.

Gia makes some hard choices in this book and it hard to watch her
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Megan
This book wasn't as interesting as the previous two and because of that I every time I put it down I didn't feel this great desire to pick it up again.

About the romance: (view spoiler)

I'm still glad
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Melissa (YA Book Shelf)
Tons of action and adventure in the conclusion to Brenda Drake’s NYT bestselling Library Jumpers series. Danger at every turn for the main characters as Gia gets the last keys, and goes on a journey to take down the Tetrad and Conemar for the final time.
Jami
Mar 04, 2018 rated it really liked it
I did not want this series to end. There's so much potential to explore in the world further, so many cool things I really wished we could take the time to poke at more! I'd love to see another, related series in this world, maybe her Nana's backstory? That'd be AMAZING!
Nicole
Mar 31, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
First things first: I received this book through NetGalley.

This is the last book in the Library Jumpers Trilogy.



I finished another series/trilogy. This is my mission this year, finishing series or at least catching up on series that are still not finished. So far I'm doing pretty good. Yay me!



Summary (cause it's not that spoilery): The gateways linking the great libraries of the world don’t require a library card, but they do harbor incredible dangers.

And it’s not your normal bump-in-the- nigh
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Christine (allthingschristine)
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books are love
Feb 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
Received in exchange for a honest review.

this series overall is great. It’s entertaining, well written and entrancing. Assassin of truths is all these things as well. You will find characters that steal your heart like Bastien, Demos, and Arik (yes Arik). Characters you love to boo like Comenar. And characters you get on the fence with like The Red...You see growth in characters but also struggles that show they are human and not perfect.. Bastien my only problem with him was he was too perfect
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Rianna
Jan 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: netgalley, 2018
Breakdown:

I received a free copy of this novel from NetGalley in exchange for an honest and unbiased review.

The Setting
This book jumps between worlds and cities as you would guess from the title of the series. Each city that Gia visits on her quest to defeat the Tetrad and Conemar are described wonderfully, with each one being given it’s own characteristics to match a place from the human world. Couve and it’s residents are given characteristics of the french, from accents to styling. Another ci
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Tabbiezilla
Nov 17, 2019 rated it it was ok
SPOILERS AHEAD. PROCEED WITH CAUTION

I had some issues with this book. I was so hyped to read it that I had bought it digitally ages ago and then realized I didn't want to read it digitally when I finally came to and decided that I might as well buy it physically so it would be with the other two that I own. I don't regret buying it...this book just confused me. Like, what even happened in this book? What was the point? Most of it was nonsense.

I marked down some pages that bugged me t
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Rachel (The Rest Is Still Unwritten)
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Olivia
Dec 28, 2017 rated it really liked it
"Assassin of Truths" was a great finale to the Library Jumpers series. You do need the context from the first two books to really appreciate this story- and it moves so fast that you would get lost without it. I highly recommend reading from book one through the final together/close in time. All the storylines are closed in this final book, bringing good closure to everything that has happened in the first two. The Library Jumpers series follows Gia and her friends who were introduced to a world ...more
Eileen (BookCatPin)
I stuck to the Library Jumper series because I'd become invested in the characters and their relationships. Assassin of Truths felt like the start of a fitting conclusion though I'll never find out. Despite my initial investment I found myself not caring very much as I read.

I only made it 17% into the book before deciding to stop. The more I read the more I realized I didn't want to read any more. I no longer cared for the story or the characters. I couldn't muster up any positive feelings for t
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Amelia
Apr 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
A thrilling conclusion to the Library Jumpers series! There is just enough left untied at the end where you can add a small addition or idea if you want (some people may call this fan-fiction). I had a magnificent time reading this series and, the best way I can describe it relative to another series is, a cross between the Divergent series and the Harry Potter series. (Harry Potter may be a stretch..) There are just so many layers that it is hard to find something to compare it to. Undoubtedly, ...more
Christina
Jan 23, 2018 rated it really liked it
Overall, I enjoyed myself while reading this book. The characters were interesting and I especially loved the plot. The premise of the book is super unique. I definitely enjoyed seeing how the author created the story with such interesting ideas. However, I wasn’t super excited to continue reading throughout most of the book. Also, certain characters were a little awkward and didn’t act like their characters at times. All in all, I’m glad that I read this book and I did like it.

Pros:
-The idea is
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Chrystal
Finally!!! It's here! The final book in the Library Jumpers series by Brenda Drake. I have been waiting for this. I couldn't wait to get back to both of Gia's worlds. Following Gia through the many wondrous libraries in the world to retrieve the keys that will help her save both worlds is exactly what I needed. Not only do you get to explore such beautiful libraries, but you get to learn some history from inside each one as she jumps between them searching for clues to what her grandfather left ...more
Mrs. Kenyon
Jan 21, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2018-audiobooks
Gia Kearns is a Library Jumper on a mission. In order to stop an evil wizard, she must find and collect seven keys that are secreted away in various libraries around the world. Of course it is just her luck that she is starting to be distracted with a love interest. Will Gia be able to balance her love life and her quest to save the libraries?

Assassin of Truths is the third and final book in the Library Jumpers trilogy. Drake has put together a great cast of characters and the storyline moves al
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