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The Archivist

(The Librarian Chronicles #2)

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"With the whimsy of Alice in Wonderland and the romance of Outlander dive back into the next installment in the Librarian Chronicles."

Savannah Preston has a rare and precious gift: The ability to time travel through books. She, and others who share this unique ability, are faced with the insurmountable task of preserving history. They are known collectively as The Librari
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Published May 28th 2018 by CHBB Publishing
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Lisa (Remarkablylisa)
Jul 02, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: july-2020
THE IMPOSSIBLE BECOMES THE POSSIBLE IN THIS ONE

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Curvy Heroine!
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"Sometimes you need to become lost in a book to be found." -Savannah Preston

No truer words have ever been spoken and this was on amazing adventure that I will not forget anytime soon!!

The characters were remarkable. The story between Eoin and Savannah was breathtakingly beautiful. I felt a real connection with these two characters and the feelers in this story......Gosh....had me thinking and feeling as if I was part of the story. Th
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Anna
May 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs, liked-it
I had a really fun time reading this novel! It was a light, refreshing, well-paced read about time travel and history with a little bit of adventure and a dash of romance.

I could really relate to Savannah, as we are both the awkward, don't-fit-in-this-time bookworms. I am a sucker for characters who love books so this was already a book off to a great start. Her character arc was well placed. The theme of her finding herself was adamant and well placed for a YA/NA novel. I especially loved the l
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The Book Girl
May 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing

I absolutely fell in love with this story. I mean who wouldn't want to travel into books and learn fascinating history. This story is absolutely epic. Scotland is a recent favorite setting so this book is perfect. With all the descriptions in this book, I felt like I was already there. I felt like I was there with the characters every moment.

The characters in this book were completely and utterly charming. I fell in love with them instantly. I love how it was a rough first meeting but then chem
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Tressa (Wishful Endings)
At 40% through this is a DNF. I really wanted to like this one, but just couldn't deal with the over drama and other things that just didn't work for me (including some major info dumping and being told instead of shown). I think this author has some great potential and maybe others won't have the same issues, but definitely not for me. ...more
Amy
Mar 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I love it! I fell in love with the story (I mean how awesome it is to travel through books and learn all this fascinating history!!!!!) And thats exactly what we do when we pick up a new book and with this story its EPIC!!!!
Because we get to travel to Scotland and with the amazing details and vivid... colorful descriptions you feel as if you are really there... You feel every moment that happens down to your soul and it's so beautiful!
The characters introduced in this story I fell in love with t
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Pike Perrie
Mar 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The bagpipes of Scotland are calling to me!!! Christy Sloat did not disappoint in the slightest with her second installment in The Librarian Chronicles. She introduced us to a new librarian, Savannah, who develops into a true young lady during this story, not just a Librarian. Savannah feels lost in this world, as many of us can relate to...not quite feeling like we fit in. Until she not only visits the beautiful fields of Scotland, but runs into a brusk, feisty, tall, and muscular Scottish man, ...more
Robin
May 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Christy Sloat does it again! In this story our Heroine Savannah Preston is time traveling investigating The history of the a Walsh clan with the help of her best friend and fashionista Jessa. Christy takes us on an amazing trip to Scotland where Savannah must record history while butting heads with Eoin who is,let me say, just the most broguish character I have read. The story is a real page turner. It was so amazingly well written that My eyes devoured it in 3 hours! A phenomenal book that suck ...more
L.C. Miller
Jun 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book! There is nothing I like more than getting lost in a story and reading Savannah and Eoin's story felt like I was going through it right along beside them!

I love Ms. Sloat's works and her stories are ones you can get lost in.
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Cindy
Jun 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really loved this story. This is an excellent addition to the Librarian Chronicles series. Hoping for #3.
books are love
Jul 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
This series is whimsical, imaginative and fun. You just get lost in the travel and story the characters bring you to. In this one we have Savannah who is lost. She is a Librarian like her grandmother but she doesn’t really know where she belongs. She only is focused on he goal of being the best Librarian possible. She doesn’t have much self esteem and confidence outside of the world of books and preserving the history of the past.

This time she is preserving Sir Malcolm Walsh. They are trying to
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Stacy Spoonster
Mar 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Christy Sloat is one of my favorite authors. I have read and loved everything she has written. That being said, The Archivist is hands down her best work to date. The story is full of whimsy and charm. The writing is almost lyrical and is a pure delight to read. I felt such a connection to Savannah. She's not your typical heroine and I love that about her. She reminds me so much of myself when I was in college and I think other readers will feel that way as well. Medieval Scotland, with it's hau ...more
Terri M.
I like the idea of what the Librarians do and why, but that’s not what either book in the series is about.

Like the first book, this is about a young lady going back in time and falling in love...history be damned. If you are looking for a romantic book (and can look past more than a few editing errors) then these books might be what you are looking for. If, however, you crave something a bit deeper, keep looking. It’s doubtful you’ll find it here.
Kathryn
Not as good as the first book, but still an enjoyable read.
Jan farnworth
This series has everything a book lover who wants to get lost between the pages of a book could want.  The fact that our characters can travel in books and learn about history is an amazing concept.  I really get lost in both this one and the previous book in the series. It a very vividly told story that sets the landscape of Scotland and our worlds in a perfect balance.  Christy sloat is a talented author who does not disappoint. 
Amanda
Jul 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great story!

I love the characters and the story! Makes me want to take a try to Scotland just to see the scenery.
Cheree Castellanos Edits
May 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Archivist is everything you could want out of truly great story. Romance, friendship, history, time travel, heart pounding action, and twists and turns that will keep you guessing and leave your jaw hanging in surprise!
Christy Sloat has given us another beautifully written tale about a time traveling Librarian who is a heroin you can't help but love and root for. Savannah is a wonderful character, strong and full of sass, yet unsure and broken in her own way. Eoin is a hunky yet sweet old Sc
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Cathie Hicks
Jun 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
W lovely, lovely book!

Descriptive, paints her scenery vividly. Love the 2 leads! Who can resist a highlander! Envy the job of archivist, amazing way to live your life!
Amanda Hagerty
Jan 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I want to start off by saying that I did try read this book once before. I did put it down due to personal reasons. . That had nothing to do with the book. But I am glad that I decided to pick this book up again. I really enjoyed reading it and getting back into the world of traveling librarian. And just like the first one I was not disappointed at all. Now this book does follow a different librarian. Which I didn't mind getting to know a new characters. Savannah is my favorite and feel her at t ...more
Michelle Bradshaw
Mrs. Sloat you've done it again. 14 times now you have pulled at my heart strings as you whisked me away to the land you have chosen to write about. You are an enchantress with words. You cast a spell over me with them. I could see the Bonnie hills of Scotland, hear the bagpipes and waterfall, and feel the wind in my face as I rode atop the horse with Savannah. I have fallen in love with one of your characters yet again, this time Eoin. They're so relatable. I could relate to everything Savannah ...more
Tanya Mcintosh
Jun 09, 2021 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book! I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. It is the second book in a series of time travel romance. It can also act as a standalone read.

I read the first one in the series and struggled to connect with the characters and the story. The Archivist changed that and I am so glad I gave this book a chance! I loved the main characters and their story. Savannah is a librarian whose job is to time travel in history to record events related to Sir
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Amanda
Jun 13, 2021 rated it it was amazing
So this sequel follows Savannah who is also one of the Bailie women and she has the bracelet as her tether. She ends up in Medieval Scotland and has a bit of an adventure and falls in love with an unexpected man.

This story flowed so nicely and I loved every second of it. The last 3 chapters had me a giggly squeeing mess because everything was coming up aces for Savannah and I couldn't be happier for her. The time travel like the first book flowed perfectly and there was no jumping all awkwardly
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Emaly
Jun 07, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
To stay or not to stay ?

I have to admit, this book was better than the first. Now mind you they can read as standalones. This one was set in Scotland during the time when the English were trying to take control and rule Scotland. Savannah is a Librarian, able to travel back in time and record history. At one point she travels as loses the item that would keep her tethered to her own time. Now she's unsure if she can get home at all. with some help from unlikely Highlander, she finds her item and
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Rebecca Delgrosso Kennedy
2.75/5
~I was given a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review~

There were some good things in this book. I loved the overall premise and story but the writing felt a little rushed to me and the characters didn’t feel fully developed. Also, the conversations between Savannah and her best friend, Jessa felt a little juvenile to me. So, while I was able to stay interested enough to finish it, I didn’t love it. I will say though, just because I didn’t love it doesn’t mean others won’t.
Sara
Jun 06, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: indietbrjune
Exciting and so cute!

I liked this one better then The Librarian. I like Savannah, but I dint like the way Jessa is described. Something just feels off about her.
Their relationship fells natural and electric. But I don't get why Sav didn't get a punishment or something because she broke the rules? But I also get why not, who is gonna travel instead... More work. Anyway, it was a good book, looking forward to read The Bibliophile.
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Lila
Free Kindle e-book in exchange for an honest review as part of the Indie June author month.

Savannah is part of the secret society called The Librarians, who travel through time to record history. All women of Bailey family. On one of her assignments, to meet the famous Sir Malcolm Walsh, Savannah travels to 14th century Scotland.

The Archivist by Christy Sloat shows us what happens when you lose the only tether you have with your timeline.

This is my favourite book from the Librarian Chronicles se
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Isolette Chaves
Jun 17, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
-Savannah Preston

No truer words have ever been spoken and this was on amazing adventure that I will not forget anytime soon!! The characters were remarkable. The story between Eoin and Savannah was breathtakingly beautiful. I felt a real connection with these two characters and the feelers in this story......Gosh....had me thinking and feeling as if I was part of the story. The magic of their relationship just floated from the pages. Thank you so much
Kimberly
Jun 28, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow!!! I thought I loved book 1 The Librarian. This book has stolen my heart. Scotland?! Time travel?! Sign me up!! It was beautiful. It was sad. It was relatable. I love that Savannah is not a perfect, tiny girl. She has issues and curves, and it makes sense for the time she travels to. She not only develops mentally, but also becomes more comfortable in her skin.
The plot twist was great! Didn’t see that coming at all!
And the epilogue 🥰🥰🥰
Cheryl Brown
Dec 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Blending history with the future

This is book two of the series, but each book can stand alone. You get a glimpse of the past and sometimes it returns to the present.. This really will show how love conquers all. Follow the Bailey women through history as the record it for the future.
Marla
Jul 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wonderful!

I'm so glad I discovered Christy Sloat!
The Archivist is very good. I enjoyed it just as much as The Librarian.
Savanah, Eoin and Scotland! Christy brought them to life.
I highly recommend this series!
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Christy Sloat resides in New Jersey with her husband, two daughters and her Chihuahua, Sophie. Christy has embraced the love of reading and writing since her youth and was inspired by her grandmother's loving support. She loves adventurous journeys with her friends and can be known to get lost inside a bookstore. She is the Best Selling author of ten novels including; The Visitors Series, The Past ...more

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