The Secret Chapter
A Librarian’s work is never done, and once Irene has a quick rest after their latest adventure, she is summoned to the Library. The world ...more
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The Secret Chapter, by Genevieve Cogman is a delightfully fun read with absolutely wonderful descriptions and portrayals of Fae, Dragons, and Librarians. The perfect choice for a feel-good and exciting read!
Irene, a Librarian, has been tasked with securing a specific edition of a very specific book. There is just one catch. The book is held by a Mr Nemo, a mysterious Fae, who is hidden away on a private island. Being the only copy of this book, Irene has to go a ...more
So without spoilering anything, this book brings out on yet another adventures with Irene and Kai. This time to 21st century Europe to steal a painting in order to obtain a book. And they have to work with other fae and a dragon in order to do that and all the obstacles that comes ...more
From the first book in the series, I've loved the adventures of Librarian Irene and Kai the dragon as they travel between alternate worlds collecting rare and unusual books for the Library in order to maintain the balance between Order and Chaos.
This time, the quest is more personal - they must retrieve a book fr ...more
Thanks to netgalley and the publisher for a free copy for an hone ...more
I really enjoyed the heist theme of this book, it was a marvellous adventure. It was fun to see Irene and Kai teaming up with new people - though obviously not trusting them. And the bits of information about the true history of the dragons were interesting - I hope that we will learn mo ...more
I really do love this series. They’re such amazing fun. And this had the delights of going back to the core of being a librarian - trading for books to stabilise worlds. In this case though, Irene has to go thieving. Eeeeeeexcellent 😍😂
I do love a good heist. This had just the right amount of complications, threats and fun to be practically perfect. I really loved the world the heist was on, and want to know mor ...more
Also, absolutely stunning cover design. The metalic effect of the blue colour is amazing!
(No, I did not receive a special pre-release edition. The book just arrived a bit early.)
I love that even in an alternative universe, that Brexit is still in a problem the UK is dealing with. When I read the below quote I couldn't help but laugh.
"It did attempt to leave the European Union last year, but apparently was prompted by demonic interference. A lot of politicians were subsequently tried for treason and beheaded at the Tower of London. ...more
I love these books. On the surface they are light-hearted and easy to read, full of characters to root for and enjoyable little mysteries and twists. Beneath that lies the rich and complex multiverse that Genevieve Cogman has created for us to enjoy with each book peeling back another layer, revealing more nuance, more depth and more intrigue with every addition to the series.
Irene's a Librarian-in-residence now, but is still send on a mission to retrieve a book from the world where her former school. This specific world is falling into chaos and the library tries to prevent that. Kai and Irene are then tasked by a sort of Bond villain fae called Mr Nemo with stealing a specific painting in 1980s Vienna in anot ...more
Looking forward to the next one!!!!