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Story thieves

by Riley, James, 1977-

Format: Print Book 2015
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Summary
This "clever opener likely to leave readers breathless both with laughter and anticipation" ( Kirkus Reviews , starred review) is the first in the New York Times bestselling series from the author of the Half Upon a Time trilogy.

Life is boring when you live in the real world, instead of starring in your own book series. Owen knows that better than anyone, what with the real world's homework and chores.

But everything changes the day Owen sees the impossible happen--his classmate Bethany climb out of a book in the library. It turns out Bethany's half-fictional and has been searching every book she can find for her missing father, a fictional character.

Bethany can't let anyone else learn her secret, so Owen makes her a deal: All she has to do is take him into a book in Owen's favorite Kiel Gnomenfoot series, and he'll never say a word. Besides, visiting the book might help Bethany find her father...

...Or it might just destroy the Kiel Gnomenfoot series, reveal Bethany's secret to the entire world, and force Owen to live out Kiel Gnomenfoot's final ( very final) adventure.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Here's a whole new look at getting lost in your favorite book. Bethany is half fictional and has the ability to jump into any book. Her father was lost in a book years before, and since then Bethany has been trying to figure out which book it was. When her classmate Owen discovers Bethany's secret, he wants nothing more than to jump into his favorite fantasy series, Kiel Gnomenfoot. Though Bethany is reluctant to share her ability due to her self-styled rules (no messing with the book's story, no talking to characters), she relents, believing in a spell that might help locate her dad. Of course, things go wrong, characters come out of the book and into the real world, and their fictional adventures become all too real. Aimed at avid readers (the Kiel stories are a spoof of the Harry Potter books), this series starter is packed with humor, adventure, and twists, and it bodes quite well for the second volume. Giddy, book-based fun.--Thompson, Sarah Bean Copyright 2014 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "When Owen discovers that his classmate Bethany can jump into fictional worlds, he's desperate to enter his beloved Kiel Gnomenfoot series. Bethany isn't interested in giving Owen a tour: she's busy looking for her father, a fictional character who disappeared into a book when she was young. After Owen offers Bethany a possible way to find her father, she agrees to take him into Kiel's book on the condition that Owen not interfere with the story. As the concept demands, self-awareness plays a big role in the narrative, and the interplay of text and metatext is one of its most entertaining aspects ("This would be huge. Bigger than saving Dumbledore," thinks Owen, marveling at the chance to prevent the death of a beloved character). The plot gets chaotic as Owen and Bethany's actions create a mess of repercussions in reality, and readers face the challenge of intuiting the events of an invented series while its constructs are being pulled down around them. By book's end, though, Riley brings his interwoven levels of story to a conclusion that satisfies both intellect and narrative. Ages 8-12. Agent: Michael Bourret, Dystel & Goderich Literary Management. (Jan.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
(c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
Additional Information
Series Story thieves series
#1 - Story thieves
#2 - The Stolen chapters
#3 - Secret origins
Subjects Books and reading -- Juvenile fiction.
Magic -- Juvenile fiction.
Books and reading -- Fiction.
Characters in literature -- Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
Magic -- Fiction.
Adventure stories.
Publisher New York :2015
Edition First Aladdin hardcover edition.
Language English
Description 383 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN 9781481409209
1481409204
9781481409193
1481409190
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