Books featuring librarians - all genres.Annotations are from Advance, the Ingram Book Magazine, unless noted.
- The Grand Complication
Author: Kurzweil, Allen
Publisher: Hyperion $ 24.95 ISBN: 0786866039 Date: 2001
Kirkus PW Booklist
The anticipated new novel from the author of A Case of Curiosities, Kurzweil returns with another work narrated by Alexander Short, a reference librarian who takes on an unusual research assignment when he feels his passions--both professional and personal--waning.
Suggested Reading: All Stars
- Eyes of the
Author: McMullen, Sean
Publisher: Tor $ 27.95 ISBN: 0312877366 Date: 2001
Two thousand years in the future, the Dragon Librarians of Australica have just one means to hold their world together: kidnap every numerate person on their continent and rebuild their out-of-date, human-powered computer--the Calculor.
- The Time Traveler's Wife
Author: Niffenegger, Audrey
Publisher: MacAdam/Cage $ 25 ISBN: 193156146x Date: 2003
The love story of Henry and Claire whose lives are punctuated by Henry's disappearance to different points in time--sometimes even back to visit Claire as a young woman. When Henry meets Claire, he is twenty-eight, and she is twenty. He's a hip, handsome librarian; she is an art student with Botticelli hair. Henry has never met Claire before; Claire has known Henry since she was six...
Suggested Reading Liss: Time Travel Stars
- The Rover
Author: Odom, Mel
Publisher: Tor $ 25.95 ISBN: 0312878826 Date: 2001
The Rover is the tale of a halfling whose life as a third-level assistant librarian is disrupted when he is shanghaied and sold into slavery in a far off land. From then on it's one adventure after another as he manages to save the day in a magically dangerous world.
Annotated lists of books receiving at least one starred review from one of four major review sources: Booklist, Kirkus, LJ and PW.