Many feel a sense of wonder when they’re absorbed in a novel, but in Libromancerthis feelingtakes on a physical form. Mages are able to reach into works of fiction and bring parts of it to life. Objects of legend, magical creatures, and more all come to fruition in the novel’s urban setting.
It opens the world up to objects from many of the books on this list. An invisibility cloak can be pulled from Harry Potter, its effectiveness increased as more people read the book. However, with the lines between fiction and reality blurred, there’s also the chance for terrible threats to escape. Libromancers must also contain supernatural threats, from vampires to shapeshifters.
Another danger comes in the form of its overuse. It costs energy to summon an item and can mean possession by one of the book’s characters. Gutenberg, the head of the Libromancers, seems to possess near unlimited power, bringing forth the holy grail to allow him to live forever.
Unfortunately, he hasn’t been seen since vampires infested the world, and the automations meant to protect him are attacking his subjects. Isaac must join forces with his fire spider and a magical dryad to find the source of the problem and prevent disaster.