Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians (Alcatraz, #1)

Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians (Alcatraz, #1) Alcatraz Versus The Evil Librarians Is The First Adventure In A Fantasy Series For Young Readers By The 1 New York Times Bestselling Author Brandon Sanderson The Fast Paced And Funny Series Is Now Available In Deluxe Hardcover Editions Illustrated By Hayley Lazo.On His Thirteenth Birthday, Foster Child Alcatraz Smedry Gets A Bag Of Sand In The Mail His Only Inheritance From His Father And Mother He Soon Learns That This Is No Ordinary Bag Of Sand It Is Quickly Stolen By The Cult Of Evil Librarians Who Are Taking Over The World By Spreading Misinformation And Suppressing Truth Alcatraz Must Stop Them, Using The Only Weapon He Has An Incredible Talent For Breaking Things In This Original, Hysterical Homage To Fantasy Literature, Sanderson S First Novel For Youth Recalls The Best In Artemis Fowl And A Series Of Unfortunate Events VOYA For the record listened to this one on audio.This book is what you d expect from Sanderson Good story Nice rapid plot An interesting well orchestrated cosmology And a cool magic system that s central to the story Two things of special note 1 Unlike most of Sanderson s other work, this book is aimed at a YA audience I still enjoyed it But if you re looking for a grim, 800 page tome, this isn t it 2 This book is fairly meta, especially for YA It s first person, but the narrator regula For the record listened to this one on audio.This book is what you d expect from Sanderson Good story Nice rapid plot An interesting well orchestrated cosmology
Also known as The Official Author s Notes for The Way of Kings.Stay with me.The first clue is in Chapter 2 I ve been many things in my life Student Spy Sacrifice Potted plant However, at this point, I m something completely different from all of those somethingfrightening than any of them I m a writer He gives structural tips and a hint as to his personality You may have noticed that I began my story with a quick, snappy scene of danger and tension but then quickly moved on t Also known as The Official Author s Notes for The Way of Kings.Stay with me.The first clue is in Chapter 2 I ve been many things in my life Student Spy
Meet MC his name is Al short for Alcatraz it is not his fault the evil librarians use the most famous names of his dynasty for the most notorious prisons The book starts with poor guy being tied to a bunch of outdated encyclopedias and is about to be sacrificed Indiana Jones and the Tempe of Doom way say what you want about the evil librarians, but they sure got style.Chronologically it all started innocently enough Alcatraz was an orphan who was changing foster parents faster than you Meet MC his name is Al short for Alcatraz it is not his fault the evil librarians use the most famous names of his dynasty for the most notorious prisons The book starts with poor guy being tied to a bunch of outdated encyclopedias and is about to be sacrificed Indiana Jones and the Tempe of Doom way say what you want about the evil librarians, but they sure got style.Chronologically it all started innocently enough Alcatraz was an orphan who was changing foster parents faster than you can say, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious He had
On sale Sept 7 2016 onfor 2.99Buddy Read with Buddies Books and Baubles and the Sandersonitus gang.Did you know that Librarians were evil I ve always suspected but didn t know just how deep the conspiracy went until I read this book.What does a writer do when he needs to get the creative juices going and take a break from one of the many serious tombs he is writing Well if he is Brandon Sanderson he writes something completely and utterly different and a bit silly and makes fun of On sale Sept 7 2016 onfor 2.99Buddy Read with Buddies Books and Baubles and the Sandersonitus gang.Did you know that Librarians were evil I ve always suspected but didn t know just how deep the conspiracy went until I read this book.What does a writer do when he needs to get the creative juices going and take a break from one of the many serious tombs he is writing Well if he is Brandon Sanderson he writes something completely and utterly different and a bit silly and makes fun of himself a little while doing it Now, you re probably wondering about the beginning of the previous chapter, with its reference to evil Librarians, altars made from encyclopedias, and its general feeling of Oh, no Alcatraz is going to be sacrificed Before we get to this, let me explain something about myself I ve been many things in my life Student Spy Sacrifice Potted plant However, at this point, I m something completely different from all of those somethingfrightening than any of them I m a writer. As an adu
5 EYE OPENING ST RSHeads up Goodreads librarian agents might try to get this review taken down at any moment They definitely don t want me exposing all their secretly nefarious ways, but at long last, I give to you the truth Fact 1 This book is NOT written by Brandon Sanderson This is NOT fantasy Don t be fooled It is written by Alcatraz Smedry grandson of Oculator Dramatus, Leavenworth Smedry His editor only made him use Sanderson s name to keep away librarian attention This is Alcat 5 EYE OPENING ST RSHeads up Goodreads librarian agents might try to get this review taken down at any moment They definitely don t want me exposing all their secretly nefarious ways, but at long last, I give to you the truth Fact 1 This book is NOT written by Brandon Sanderson This is NOT fantasy Don t be fooled It is written by Alcatraz Sm
Think Harry Potter only with evil Librarians but a lot better. Although it s obviously written for young readers, it was still entertaining for adults The story was fast paced and very humorous The characters are fun and relatable as far possible in thi
Big fan of Brandon Sanderson It s always interesting to think about the magic system Sanderson uses in whatever work you re reading He always changes things up Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians is no exception In this fun read, Alcatraz s talent is his
5 of 5 stars at the BiblioSanctum ve been a terrible Brandon Sanderson fan Seriously, how else to explain for the many years it took me to finally read his Alcatraz series Mea culpa, it was complete negligence on my part, and I am sorry But in my own defense, these books do fall a little outside my purview After all, very rarely do I dip my toes into the Children s Middle Grade category, and they did seem far removed from the author s other work By 5 of 5 stars at the BiblioSanctum ve been a terrible Brandon Sanderson fan Seriously, how else to explain for the many years it took me to finally read his Alcatraz series Mea culpa, it was complete negligence on my part, and I am sorry But in my own defense, these books do fall a little outside my purview After all, very rarely do I dip my toes into the Children s Middle Grade category, and they did seem far removed from the author s other work By his own admission, this series is very different from his normal style and they tend to be a source of contention among his readers Don t let that stop you if you think this might be something you ll enjoy, though Personally, I jumped into this first book amidst
Brandon Sanderson can write an instruction manual for a lawnmower and I ll read it I only started reading the Alcatraz series after I ve run out of Sanderson s adult and YA fantasy books to read, and these books quickly became bite sized guilty pleasures on account of how hilarious and ridiculous they areIn the Hushlands those Librarian controlled nations such as the United States, Canada, and England this book will be published as a work of fantasy Do not be fooled This is no work of fic Brandon Sanderson can write an instruction manual for a lawnmower and I ll read it I only started reading the Alcatraz series after I ve run out of Sanderson s adult and YA fantasy books to read, and these books quickly became bite sized guilty pleasures on account of how hilarious and ridiculous they areIn the Hushlands those Librarian controlled nations such as the United States, Canada, and England this book will be published as a work of fantasy Do not be fooled This is no work of fiction, nor is my name really Brandon Sanderson Both are guises to hide the book from Librarian agents Unfortunately, even with these precautions, I suspect that the Librarians will discove
Originally reviewed at Bookwraiths The first adventure in the young adult fantasy series Alcatraz The Evil Librarians was one which I and my youngest son read as a bedtime story As a fan of Rick Riordan s Percy Jackson series and Mac Barnett s Brixton Brothers mysteries, I knew the novel was a can t miss with the little Bookwraith, and I wasn t wrong This fast paced, funny tale by Brandon Sanderson bringingthan a few smiles to my face and eliciting many a hysterical giggle from my son, w Originally reviewed at Bookwraiths The first adventure in the young adult fantasy series Alcatraz The Evil Librarians was one which I and my youngest son read as a bedtime story As a fan of Rick Riordan s Percy Jackson series and Mac Barnett s Brixton Brothers mysteries, I knew the novel was a can t miss with the little Bookwraith, and I wasn t wrong This fast paced, funny tale by Brandon Sanderson bringingthan a few smiles to my face and eliciting many a hysterical giggle from my son, which meant it was great fun but didn t really put him to sleep any faster.In this story, foster child Alcatraz Smedry

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  • Hardcover
  • 294 pages
  • Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians (Alcatraz, #1)
  • Brandon Sanderson
  • English
  • 14 May 2018
  • 0765378949