Multcolib My Librarian Alison: I never meta book I didn't like
Annotation:A secret book draws a young woman into a world of intrigue and mystery. The book puts her on the trail of her missing father, and the truth behind the historical figure, Vlad Dracule.
Annotation:A book conservator stumbles over a centuries-old mystery when she is asked to evaluate the Sarajevo Haggadah, an extremely precious illuminated manuscript originally from medieval Spain.
Annotation:A recounting of the life and loves of bookseller A.J. Fikry, his adopted daughter and the publishing representative he falls in love with when she visits his small, island bookstore.
Annotation:Margaret gets the chance of a lifetime when she is asked to write the biography of a famous and reclusive author. Trouble is, the author's life seems to be as much fiction as her books are. A spine-tingling, Gothic read.
Annotation:After a 12-year-old loses his mother, he begins to hear the books they enjoyed together whispering to him -- and leading him into a land where fairy tale creatures become real.
Annotation:Twelve-year-old Meggie learns that her father, who repairs and binds books for a living, can "read" fictional characters to life when one of those characters abducts them and tries to force him into service.
Annotation:In near-future NYC, a man fights the absurdity of life by indulging in a passion for books and unrequited romance with a beautiful and cruel young woman.
Annotation:A boy in mourning for his mother is introduced the Cemetery of Forgotten Books, a library of books waiting for someone to discover and care about them again.
Annotation:Book nerd falls for computer coder; computer geek finds true love in text. Sloan makes both worlds sound sexy while telling the story of a mysterious bookstore that can't be judged by its cover.
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For people who love books, what could be more fun than a book about, well... books? All of these stories feature books at their core - secretive books, non-existent books, life-changing books. Because, as Morrissey once said, "there's more to life than books, but not much more.