Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians is a middle grade novel by Brandon Sanderson.It is the first volume of the five-part series Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians.It was originally published by Scholastic in October, 2007. One could get unbelievable amounts of water on the ground when she did the dishes, which allowed her to end a drought. He's also evil. Wow! " This book is perfect. In the end I didn't hate it but there was moment it was so slow I thought I might not finish. . As such, he is always running behind the clock. (Dreamworks did not renew.) Grandpa Smedry, Alcatraz's grandfather, has the power to arrive late. But his power also allows him to arrive late to other things, like bullets, which always miss him, and his blood can arrive late to wounds so that he doesn't bleed to death. When Cynthia Rothschild’s best friend, Annie, falls head over heels for the new high-school librarian, Cyn can totally see why. A mousy librarian inherits her father's beloved but failing old movie house. He's really young and super cute and thinks Annie would make an excellent library monitor. If someone not related to the Smedrys marries a Smedry, the person marrying into the family gets their spouse's Talent. the librarian. He’s really young and super cute and thinks Annie would make an excellent library monitor. In this case, the librarian is evil, is stealing bits of souls or whatever, and is planning to destroy everyone in the school. Red on black = perfect. After sending the evil librarian, Mr. Gabriel, back to the demon world once and for all at theater camp last summer, Cynthia is ready to enjoy a completely demon-free senior year of high school, especially once she learns the fall musical will be Les Misérables. The fifth book of the series, entitled Alcatraz Versus the Dark Talent, was released September 6, 2016. Evil librarian. It is also a comedy and a romance and a tale of friendship. But after meeting Mr. Gabriel, Cyn realizes something isn't quite right. She has written more than 47 books for children, including the multiple-award-winning Library Lion, the Trelian middle grade fantasy trilogy, and the young adult novels Evil Librarian, Revenge of the Evil Librarian, and the forthcoming Curse of the Evil Librarian (Candlewick Press, August 13, 2019). He’s also evil. But after meeting Mr. Gabriel, Cyn realizes something isn't quite right. It doesn’t take the Fantasy genre too seriously which makes it a fun read. He's also evil. He’s also evil. I like it funny. I had such a great time reading it, thoroughly enjoying myself throughout. Book six is expected to be released in Spring 2022 and is co-authored by Janci Patterson. When Cynthia Rothschild's best friend, Annie, falls head over heels for the new high-school librarian, Cyn can totally see why. He’s young. Evil Librarian (Book) : Knudsen, Michelle : "He is young. Grandpa convinces Alcatraz that he could either stay here with the guy with the gun or escape with him. He's hot. The fourth book, Alcatraz Versus the Shattered Lens, and was released on December 1, 2010. by Candlewick Press. He's hot. Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians is a juvenile novel written by American author Brandon Sanderson, published in October 2007 by Scholastic Press. February Group Read: Evil Librarian (Evil Librarian #1) by Michelle Knudsen, Most Hated Character/Fav & do u want a sequel? There's a lot of strong language, including frequent use of "f--k." The librarian in question is a demon in disguise, and there are a couple of disturbing images involving blood and demons. He’s also evil. He's also evil. [2] He later sold the series to Tor Books who republished the series. Fortunately, that's not going to happen until after opening night of the school musical, Sweeney Todd, which of course demons just love. Another could make rude noises at inappropriate moments, breaking enemies' concentration so they could not use weapons. the librarian. 3.5 stars. I am proud of myself for finishing this book. Blood's also mentioned a few more times from injuries. Wow! It started out a tad slow, but it turned out to be such a fun read. He's . 4.5 fabulous stars. . I loved Mr. Gabriel! Forget high school drama, these students have real trouble: DEMONS!! Start by marking “Evil Librarian” as Want to Read: Error rating book. And, it turns out, she’s got support from Ryan, so she takes on the evil librarian—and then the demonic new principal and a host of other demons, too. Get this from a library! He's . . This helps when this is a sign of danger. Summary Evil Librarian sounds so cheesy – and it is – but it’s also extremely enjoyable. Sign me up for that! Sign me up for that! Reviewed by Camille-Yvette Welsch July/August 2019. Awesome. [3], DreamWorks Animation acquired the film rights to Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians in June 2008. Knudsen has a shtick and she’s sticking to it. I can't think of a single other YA title that's similar. has this author written any other books? It’s the third book in a series about a young girl and her efforts to rid the world of evil demons, handle what she insists is not a love triangle, and most importantly, stay alive. Curse of the Evil Librarian is a fast, funny, and irreverent almost-end to the series. Awesome. It was such a great book. Alcatraz has the talent of breaking things. Unfortunately, this book didn’t really live up to its potential. Forget suspension of disbelief; believe me, you WILL believe. Since I read this book a few month ago, I have finally started watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Summary "After sending the evil librarian, Mr. Gabriel, back to the demon world once and for all at theater camp last summer, Cynthia is ready to enjoy a completely demon-free senior year of high school, especially once she learns the fall musical will be Les Misérables. I was totally absorbed and riveted by this absolutely wonderful book, which surpasses all my expectations for the YA genre. Evil Librarian (Book) : Knudsen, Michelle : He's young. Kudos for originality, voice, and an authentic "teen" feel. . Evil Librarian (Book) : Knudsen, Michelle : He's young. He's . September 9th 2014 I was hoping for dark, fun, and hilarious, but all the crushing and swoon, The premise of a demon librarian slowly sucking the life force out of the entire student body sounds like a plot straight out of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. This book frustrated me to no end! When Cynthia Rothschild’s best friend, Annie, falls head over heels for the new high-school librarian, Cyn can totally see why. Sweeney Todd, demons, awkward crushes and more all come together perfectly in one funny and surprisingly relatable package. I hope it ushers in a year of great reading. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published He's really young and super cute and thinks Annie would make an excellent library monitor. The person pointing a gun at Alcatraz turns out to be a Librarian in disguise as a foster care caseworker. He later finds out that there is a secret society called the Librarians, whose purpose is to conquer the remaining Free Kingdoms and rule the world. If ever I'm hypnotized by a demon from Hell, I would hope to have a friend like Cynthia who will fight dirty to save me from a fate worse than death! He’s hot. Welcome back. Demon-resistant set designer Cyn feels good about senior year. Alcatraz Versus the Scrivener's Bones was released in the United States November 1, 2008. The premise of a demon librarian slowly sucking the life force out of the entire student body sounds like a plot straight out of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. I love that this is the first book I finished in the new year! (They are planning on reprinting the first five books in a paperback box set with new illustrations for the holiday season 2021, or early 2022.) He’s hot. He’s young. With Jack Donner, Mikayla Rosario, Robin Calvert, Julie Caitlin Brown. Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians is a young adult novel about Alcatraz Smedry, a young teen who is always breaking things. Curse of the Evil Librarian is a fast, funny, and irreverent almost-end to the series. Michelle Knudsen is the author of many books, including the young adult novels Evil Librarian and Revenge of the Evil Librarian and the Trelian middle-grade fantasy series. To see what your friends thought of this book, There is a sequel to Evil Librarian called Revenge of the Evil Librarian. He’s really young and super cute and thinks Annie would make an excellent library monitor. About Evil Librarian. . Not some sort of amazing story, but with a title like " Evil Librarian," you know what your getting into. The author of this book provided free copies of the book to have their book reviewed by a professional reviewer. Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians is a young adult novel about Alcatraz Smedry, a young teen who is always breaking things. It's a mix between. But after meeting Mr. Gabriel, Cyn realizes something isn’t quite right. The characters are very relatable. Ellen Oh is an award-winning author of middle grade and young adult novels such as Spirit Hunters, The Dragon Egg Princess, and A Thousand... #EvilLibrarian He’s young. Paranormal romance is way better when it follows a Buffy outline with clever teens fighting evil and still maintaining their grades. After Brandon bought back the rights to the series, it … The next day an old man arrives at the house and claims to be his grandfather, telling Alcatraz that he has a special, powerful talent, which is breaking things. In his second skirmish against the Evil Librarians who rule the world, Alcatraz and his ragtag crew of freedom fighters track Grandpa Smedry to the ancient and mysterious Library of Alexandria. The old guy then becomes the Mentor for the majority of the book, giving Young Protagonist lots of exposition, and possibly dying towards the end once Young Protagonist has been taught all she needs to know. He’s . With no demons at all. We’d love your help. [Michelle Knudsen] -- When Cynthia Rothschild's best friend, Annie, falls head over heels for the new high-school librarian, Cyn can totally see why. Eeeevill versus Friendship, Love and Loyalty, (With a Few Grins). Right as he's about to shoot Alcatraz, Grandpa Smedry crashes his car (an old Model T Ford) through a wall of the kitchen, knocking the Librarian out. Evil Librarian is a fantasy novel with danger and evil and drama (and some musical theatre for good measure). Cover: Clever – I like the overlay of the devilish outline and fangs with the title in the middle. Evil Librarian is a fantasy novel with danger and evil and drama (and some musical theatre for good measure). He’s…the librarian. He's really young and super cute and thinks Annie would make an excellent library monitor. This came as a recommendation from a friend and was a lot of fun. [4] On January 3, 2011, Brandon Sanderson, the author of the novel, tweeted that DreamWorks did not renew the rights. Like, huge-smile-on-my-face-even-though-I’m-at-jury-duty enjoyment. Ms. Fletcher, Alcatraz's personal caseworker, arrives and scolds him for destroying his foster parents' kitchen. When Cynthia Rothschild’s best friend, Annie, falls head over heels for the new high-school librarian, Cyn can totally see why. —Foreword Reviews About the Author. But after meeting Mr. Gabriel, Cyn realizes something isn't quite right. because this book sound amazing! The book is named after its main character, Alcatraz Smedry. [ Think about it: Unknowledgeable young protagonist seeks help from cantankerous old guy regarding the supernatural. I am going to pick it up to,orrow. [5], Alcatraz Versus the Knights of Crystallia, "Chapters page for Alcatraz Versus the Shattered Lens", http://coppermind.net/wiki/The_Dark_Talent, "Alacatraz movie has seen better days. He's really young and super cute and thinks Annie would make an excellent library monitor. There is an added soupçon of adolescent yearning thrown into the mix and a sly commentary on wild, hormonal lust/love, however. Evil Librarian (eBook) : Knudsen, Michelle : He's young. Funny, charming, and overall pleasant. But after meeting Mr. Gabriel, Cyn realizes something isn't quite right. Evil Librarian (Book) : Knudsen, Michelle : He's young. Summary: When Cynthia Rothschild's best friend, Annie, falls head over heels for the new high-school librarian, Cyn can totally see why. Mistborn movie is still about the same", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Alcatraz_Versus_the_Evil_Librarians&oldid=995162669, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, October 1, 2007 (first edition, hardback). It is also a comedy and a romance and a tale of friendship. I LOVED THIS BOOK!!! It’s a young adult romance book mostly for teens and is about 300 pages. He’s hot. Especially Cyn with all her kick ass saving the world heroine personality. . But after meeting Mr. Gabriel, Cyn realizes something isn't quite right. Parents need to know that Evil Librarian is the YA debut from veteran children's author Michelle Knudsen. He's hot. Recommended to Reading Reindeer Emigrates To Pluto by: 21 Stars and "Wow! Disclosure: This article is not an endorsement, but a review. . The characters are v. There is a sequel to Evil Librarian called Revenge of the Evil Librarian. One of the best villain's ever. He's also evil. He is hot. Evil Librarian (Book) : Knudsen, Michelle : When Cynthia Rothschild's best friend, Annie, falls head over heels for the new high-school librarian, Cyn can totally see why. He's really young and super cute and thinks Annie would make an excellent library monitor. He's . . Evil Librarian Spoilers Alexandra and Chelsey talk more about Evil Librarian and why they liked it. Quentin, another cousin, has the talent to speak gibberish or nonsensical phrases. I absolutely adored this book. He is also evil. I am going to pick it up to,orrow. There is an added soupçon of adolescent yearning thrown into the mix and a sly commentary on wild, hormonal lust/love, however. I have read many young adult books that I enjoyed very much, but this book aggravated me immensely! 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