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Secret origins

by Riley, James, 1977-

Format: Print Book 2017
Availability: Available at 9 Libraries 9 of 11 copies
Available (9)
Location Collection Call #
ACLA Mobile Library Services Children's Fiction Collection J FIC RILE
Location  ACLA Mobile Library Services
Collection  Children's Fiction Collection
Call Number  J FIC RILE
Bethel Park Public Library Juvenile Fiction juv RILEY James
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
Collection  Juvenile Fiction
Call Number  juv RILEY James
Bridgeville Public Library Public Library Children's Fiction JUV FIC RIL
Location  Bridgeville Public Library
Collection  Public Library Children's Fiction
Call Number  JUV FIC RIL
Community Library of Castle Shannon Juvenile Fiction J Fic Riley ST BK.3
Location  Community Library of Castle Shannon
Collection  Juvenile Fiction
Call Number  J Fic Riley ST BK.3
Hampton Community Library Juvenile Fiction J F RILEY Story Thieves #3
Location  Hampton Community Library
Collection  Juvenile Fiction
Call Number  J F RILEY Story Thieves #3
Moon Township Public Library Juvenile Fiction JF RILEY, James
Location  Moon Township Public Library
Collection  Juvenile Fiction
Call Number  JF RILEY, James
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Fiction j RILEY James
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
Collection  Children's Fiction
Call Number  j RILEY James
Robinson Library Middle Grade Section MG FIC RILEY
Location  Robinson Library
Collection  Middle Grade Section
Call Number  MG FIC RILEY
South Fayette Township Library Juvenile Fiction J FIC RIL
Location  South Fayette Township Library
Collection  Juvenile Fiction
Call Number  J FIC RIL
Unavailable (2)
Location Collection Status
Monroeville Public Library Juvenile Fiction CHECKED OUT
Location  Monroeville Public Library
Collection  Juvenile Fiction
Upper St. Clair Township Library Juvenile Fiction CHECKED OUT
Location  Upper St. Clair Township Library
Collection  Juvenile Fiction
Bethany travels to a new fictional world to rescue her father in this third 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 and Bethany have sworn off jumping into books for good. But they didn't make any promises about not jumping through strange portals that lead to a comic book world.

Jupiter City was once filled with brightly costumed superheroes and villains, but nowadays, there's nothing left but the Dark. Even the villains are terrified of the Dark's shadows, and most of the heroes have either disappeared or been lost to mind control. The one hero who might have stopped all of this, Doc Twilight, has been imprisoned by the Dark.

But who is Doc Twilight really? And how can Bethany and Owen defeat the Dark without superpowers of their own? They'll definitely need the help of some old friends and new allies to bring the light back to Jupiter City, and find out the truth behind the Dark.

It all comes back to Bethany's own secret origins. What really happened when her fictional father disappeared years ago? Who is Nobody, and why is he writing these Story Thieves books? And what kind of supervillain name is The Rotten Banana?
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "After Bethany gets a lead about her missing father, she and Owen end up in an obscure superhero comic. The comic has been rewritten so that heroes can never win and Jupiter City is now ruled by an evil villain. Gathering friends from other books to help, the Story Thieves discover more about Doc Twilight, the Dark, and Bethany's origin stories. Taking on the comic-book world in this third Story Thieves installment, Bethany and Owen find themselves fighting against hero and villain tropes, which are sure to entertain readers, and the ending offers a promise of more to come.--Thompson, Sarah Bean Copyright 2016 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Riley, James, 1977- Story thieves ; bk. 3.
#1 - Story thieves
#2 - The Stolen chapters
#3 - Secret origins
Subjects Books and reading -- Juvenile fiction.
Superheroes -- Juvenile fiction.
Characters in literature -- Juvenile fiction.
Magic -- Juvenile fiction.
Books and reading -- Fiction.
Characters in literature -- Fiction.
Superheroes -- Fiction.
Magic -- Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Publisher New York :2017
Edition First Aladdin hardcover edition.
Language English
Description 372 pages ; 22 cm.
ISBN 9781481461252
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