Magic ex Libris
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(3.9 based on 385 ratings)
  • 1

    Libriomancer: Magic ex Libris, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Jim C. Hines
    • Narrated By David DeVries
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (287)
    Performance
    (266)
    Story
    (268)

    Isaac Vainio is a Libriomancer, a member of the secret organization founded five centuries ago by Johannes Gutenberg. Libriomancers are gifted with the ability to magically reach into books and draw forth objects. When Isaac is attacked by vampires that leaked from the pages of books into our world, he barely manages to escape. To his horror he discovers that vampires have been attacking other magic-users as well, and Gutenberg has been kidnapped.

    Simon says: "A reasonable start"
    A reasonable start

    Having read this book before in written format and enjoying it, I looked forward to this new version as audiobooks add something else to the story. Wh..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 08 2013 by Simon (NASHUA, NH, United States)
  • 2

    Codex Born: Magic ex Libris, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Jim C. Hines
    • Narrated By David DeVries
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (98)
    Performance
    (90)
    Story
    (91)

    Five hundred years ago, Johannes Gutenberg discovered the art of libriomancy, allowing him to reach into books to create things from their pages. Libriomancer Isaac Vainio is part of Die Zwelf Portenre, better known as the Porters, the organization founded by Gutenberg to protect the world from magical threats. Isaac is called in to investigate the killing of a wendigo, along with Porter psychiatrist Nidhi Shah and their dryad bodyguard and lover, Lena Greenwood. But their plan could unleash a far darker evil....

    Jeremy R. Snyder says: "As much fun as the first; eager for more!"
    As much fun as the first; eager for more!

    The Magic ex Libris books are great fun and a unique twist among many enjoyable paranormal adventures on the shelves today. Hines does a great job pr..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 19 2014 by Jeremy R. Snyder (Erie, PA USA)