The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase

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Tom Doherty Associates, Apr 25, 2017 - Fiction - 288 pages
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The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase, an original novel based on the hit television show, The Librarians by New York Times bestselling author, Greg Cox.

For millennia, the Librarians have secretly protected the world by keeping watch over dangerous magical relics. Cataloging and safeguarding everything from Excalibur to Pandora’s Box, they stand between humanity and those who would use the relics for evil.

Stories have power.

In 1719, Elizabeth Goose published a collection of rhyming spells as a children's book, creating a spellbook of terrifying power. The Librarian of that age managed to dispose of all copies of the book except one, which remained in the possession of Elizabeth Goose and her family, temporarily averting any potential disaster.

Now, strange things are happening around the world. A tree-trimmer in Florida is blown off his elevated perch by a freak gust of wind, a woman in rural Pennsylvania is attacked by mutant rodents without any eyes, and a college professor in England finds herself trapped inside a prize pumpkin at a local farmer’s market. Baird and her team of Librarians suspect that the magic of Mother Goose is again loose in the world, and with Flynn AWOL—again—it is up to Cassandra, Ezekiel, and Stone to track down the missing spellbook before the true power of the rhymes can be unleashed.

 

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The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase by Greg Cox is the second book in The Librarians trilogy. Eve Baird along with Cassandra Cillian, Jake Stone, and Ezekiel Jones have just returned to the ... Read full review

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You love The Librarians TV series and want more – The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase is incredibly faithful to the spirit of television series. If I didn’t know better I would swear that I was reading the script for an upcoming episode.
You’ve watched one or all three of the Librarian movies and are curious about how the TV series compares – This book will give you a great idea of what the television version of The Librarians is like. Greg Cox does an amazing job of capturing the essence of the show.
You loved shows like Warehouse 13 and Eureka – I swear that Warehouse 13 is a sibling to The Librarians…so very similar in the basic story line but equally sweet and funny due to the difference in the cast of characters.
You enjoy stories with an interestingly diverse (in interests and behavior) cast of characters – All of the Librarians and their guardian are such interesting and unique characters. I can’t imagine how boring this story would have been had they all been Flynn Carson.
You love reads that mix genres – The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase is a great mix of action and adventure, mystery, magic, and humor.
Bottom Line:
The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase was a quick and quirky read that will be sure to please both fans of the movies/television show and fans of fun treasure hunt type stories alike. Although in my opinion this book is better enjoyed if you are familiar with the shows, you in no way need to have any prior experience ..and you can jump in mid-series should you so desire! Cox does a great job of setting the story up and introducing the characters for those not already a part of this fandom 🙂
 

Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
21
Section 3
29
Section 4
42
Section 5
47
Section 6
59
Section 7
63
Section 8
79
Section 15
170
Section 16
177
Section 17
183
Section 18
197
Section 19
206
Section 20
216
Section 21
226
Section 22
241

Section 9
93
Section 10
106
Section 11
119
Section 12
129
Section 13
143
Section 14
158
Section 23
249
Section 24
259
Section 25
267
Section 26
275
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GREG COX is the New York Times Bestselling author of numerous books and short stories. He has written the official movie novelizations of such films as Godzilla, Man of Steel, and The Dark Knight Rises. He has also written tie-in novels based on such popular TV series as Alias, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The 4400, Leverage, Star Trek, and Warehouse 13.

Cox has received three Scribe Awards from the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers.

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