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The stolen chapters

by Riley, James, 1977-

Format: Print Book 2016
Availability: Available at 10 Libraries 11 of 20 copies
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Braddock Carnegie Library Juvenile Fiction J F RIL
Location  Braddock Carnegie Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Fiction
 
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Bridgeville Public Library Public Library Children's Fiction JUV FIC RIL
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Collection  Public Library Children's Fiction
 
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CLP - Brookline Children's Fiction Collection j FICTION Riley
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Community Library of Castle Shannon Juvenile Fiction J Fic Riley ST BK.2
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Collection  Juvenile Fiction
 
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Millvale Community Library Juvenile Fiction JFIC RIL.S2
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Northern Tier Regional Library Juvenile Paperback J PAP RILEY
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Collection  Juvenile Paperback
 
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Northern Tier Regional Library Juvenile J FIC RILEY
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Plum Community Library Juvenile Fiction J FIC RIL
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Collection  Juvenile Fiction
 
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Robinson Library Middle Grade Section MG FIC RILEY
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South Fayette Township Library Juvenile Fiction J FIC RIL
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Collection  Juvenile Fiction
 
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Western Allegheny Community Library Middle Grade MG RILEY
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Bethel Park Public Library Juvenile Fiction CHECKED OUT
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Summary
Owen, Kiel, and Bethany confront secrets, stolen memories, and some very familiar faces in the second book in the New York Times bestselling series, Story Thieves -- which was called a "fast-paced, action-packed tale" by School Library Journal-- from the author of the Half Upon a Time trilogy.

Owen Conners's whole life changed the day he found out his classmate Bethany was half-fictional, and could take him into any book in the library. Which story would they jump into next? Another fantasy, like the Kiel Gnomenfoot, Magic Thief books? Maybe something with superheroes? Owen's up for anything except mysteries--those just have too many hidden clues, twists that make no sense, and an ending you never see coming.

Then Owen wakes up in a real-life mystery with a memory that's been erased and too many questions. How did Kiel Gnomenfoot lose all of his magic? Where is Bethany? And who's the annoying guy wearing the question mark mask and Sherlock Holmes hat, taunting Owen and Kiel that Bethany is in grave danger?

Bethany is trapped in a hidden room that's slowly filling with water, and she can't escape until her friends find her. But is she imprisoned by more than just chains and a locked door? What's she hiding from Owen and Kiel?

Maybe some mysteries just shouldn't be solved...

Please note: The black bars in the first nine chapters are intended.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Owen and Bethany are back in this twisty, mystery-filled follow-up to Story Thieves (2015). Cleverly starting several chapters in, Riley begins with Owen and Kiel, who have had their memories wiped and must save Bethany from drowning in exactly 90 minutes. Readers will be just as confounded as the heroes as they try to figure out what's happening in the real world or is it the fictional world? Riley includes many clever nods to classics, and in the metaliterary narrative, Bethany and Owen discover that Story Thieves, the first volume in the series, is being published in the fictional world and that an author, James Riley, is mysteriously writing about their adventures. Can Owen and Bethany stop all the fantasy madness before fiction takes over real life? The search is still on for Bethany's missing father, ensuring further volumes, and the twists and turns in this volume are sure to keep readers coming back for more.--Thompson, Sarah Bean Copyright 2015 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Riley, James, 1977- Story thieves ; bk. 2.
#1 - Story thieves
#2 - The Stolen chapters
#3 - Secret origins
Subjects Books and reading -- Juvenile fiction.
Characters and characteristics in literature -- Juvenile fiction.
Magic -- Juvenile fiction.
Books and reading -- Fiction.
Characters in literature -- Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
Magic -- Fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
Publisher New York :2016
Edition First Aladdin hardcover edition.
Audience Ages 8-12.
Language English
Description 350 pages ; 22 cm.
ISBN 9781481409230
9781481409223
1481409220
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