What's the Name of That Book??? discussion

UNSOLVED: One specific book > A world where you can enter a book by placing your hand on its pages, and leave with a linking book.

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message 1: by Joshua (new)

Joshua Bogo | 1 comments The idea behind the book is that writing in a blank book ( a special kind of book) creates a world inside that book that you can enter into, but without a linking book you can never return. the main character goes underground to where a society used to live surrounded by these books, but somehow passed away. He is lead underground by his relative (uncle/father, don't remember), who has salvaged many blank books, is creating worlds out of the dead society, and is teaching it to him.

message 2: by Lobstergirl, au gratin (new)

Lobstergirl | 39287 comments Mod
When did you read it or when was it published?
Children's, YA, or adult?
Author female or male?
Remember the cover?

message 3: by 0possum (new)

0possum | 71 comments This seems similar to the Myst computer games. There was a series of books based on the game. The Book of Atrus

message 4: by Kris (new)

Kris | 35138 comments Mod
Following up on Opossum's suggestion, here is Wikipedia.org's summary of the Myst books including The Book of Atrus by Rand Miller --

message 5: by Lobstergirl, au gratin (new)

Lobstergirl | 39287 comments Mod
Joshua, are you still looking for this or did you find it?

message 6: by Becca (new)

Becca (beccalikesbooks) | 2695 comments If it's not The Book of Atrus, it might be one of the books this list - Book-Jumping or Book-Travelling

message 7: by Kris (new)

Kris | 35138 comments Mod
Note: Joshua last active in Sept. 2019.

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