When Cynthia Rothschild’s best friend, Annie, falls head over heels for the new high-school librarian, Cyn can totally see why. This helps when this is a sign of danger. Kudos for originality, voice, and an authentic "teen" feel. Paranormal romance is way better when it follows a Buffy outline with clever teens fighting evil and still maintaining their grades. [4] On January 3, 2011, Brandon Sanderson, the author of the novel, tweeted that DreamWorks did not renew the rights. When Cynthia Rothschild's best friend, Annie, falls head over heels for the new high-school librarian, Cyn can totally see why. ― Michelle Knudsen, quote from Evil Librarian “Finally, eternal gratitude to all the (100 percent non-evil) librarians and other library staffers I have known and worked with and been helped and inspired by over the years. He's also evil. This book is perfect. I was totally absorbed and riveted by this absolutely wonderful book, which surpasses all my expectations for the YA genre. (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 . Michelle Knudsen is a New York Times best-selling American children's author. 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. He's . . Awesome. . He’s young. He is ..... the librarian" -- Provided by publisher. the librarian.When Cynthia Rothschild's best friend, Annie, falls head over heels for the new high-school librarian, Cyn can totally see why. the librarian. randomly remembered I read this, today... read it back in 2017 when I found it at my high school library... 3.5 stars, not quite amazing but a pretty solid read. I like it funny. Aside from the total ick factor of a high school librarian seducing a student (demon magic or no demon magic), I probably would have enjoyed this book more as a younger reader. Alcatraz has the talent of breaking things. 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. Cover: Clever – I like the overlay of the devilish outline and fangs with the title in the middle. The characters are very relatable. The book starts with Alcatraz setting fire to his foster parents' kitchen. Evil Librarian is a fantasy novel with danger and evil and drama (and some musical theatre for good measure). This came as a recommendation from a friend and was a lot of fun. Campy, silly, shivery and generally well written fun. Evil Librarian (Book) : Knudsen, Michelle : He's young. He’s also evil. Evil Librarian (eBook) : Knudsen, Michelle : He's young. After Brandon bought back the rights to the series, it … Wow! 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). He's hot. Disclosure: This article is not an endorsement, but a review. the librarian. Recommended to Reading Reindeer Emigrates To Pluto by: 21 Stars and "Wow! 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. In his own words "I've been arriving late to my own death for years now.". Get this from a library! But after meeting Mr. Gabriel, Cyn realizes something isn't quite right. He's really young and super cute and thinks Annie would make an excellent library monitor. Instead, we get a Whedon-esque twist, where the would-be Mentor is killed right off the bat! He's really young and super cute and thinks Annie would make an excellent library monitor.   He’s really young and super cute and thinks Annie would make an excellent library monitor. Funny, charming, and overall pleasant. Parents need to know that Evil Librarian is the YA debut from veteran children's author Michelle Knudsen. [Michelle Knudsen] -- When Cynthia Rothschild's best friend, Annie, falls head over heels for the new high-school librarian, Cyn can totally see why. It started out a tad slow, but it turned out to be such a fun read. We’d love your help. He's really young and super cute and thinks Annie would make an excellent library monitor. Summary: He’s young. To see what your friends thought of this book, There is a sequel to Evil Librarian called Revenge of the Evil Librarian. There is an added soupçon of adolescent yearning thrown into the mix and a sly commentary on wild, hormonal lust/love, however. But after meeting Mr. Gabriel, Cyn realizes something isn't quite right. Summary from NetGalley: Will it finally be curtains for the demonic Mr. Gabriel in this climactic chapter of the Evil Librarian series? He’s hot. Directed by Joshua Grannell. Sweeney Todd, demons, awkward crushes and more all come together perfectly in one funny and surprisingly relatable package. Evil Librarian (Book) : Knudsen, Michelle : He's young. . I am proud of myself for finishing this book. Alexandra and Chelsey December 6, 2016 Reviews , Spoilers , Video He’s…the librarian. Too bad, because the cover is. [1] In early 2013, because Scholastic only commissioned the first four books, and was unwilling to publish the fifth book, Sanderson bought back the rights to the series. 4.5 fabulous stars. Quentin, another cousin, has the talent to speak gibberish or nonsensical phrases. One could get unbelievable amounts of water on the ground when she did the dishes, which allowed her to end a drought. 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. I LOVED THIS BOOK!!! It is through some of Quentin's supposed gibberish that Alcatraz is prompted to know what to do in future events. has this author written any other books? Knudsen has a shtick and she’s sticking to it. I am going to pick it up to,orrow. Fortunately, that's not going to happen until after opening night of the school musical, Sweeney Todd, which of course demons just love. 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. He's hot. Evil Librarian (Book) : Knudsen, Michelle : He's young. the librarian. It's a mix between. When Cynthia Rothschild’s best friend, Annie, falls head over heels for the new high-school librarian, Cyn can totally see why. He’s hot. For library geeks, theatre geeks, fans of the occult, demons, barbers, demon barbers, high school students, school librarians, library students, Sondheim fans, Italian speakers, actors, singers, prop mistresses, yeah pretty much everybody. The fourth book, Alcatraz Versus the Shattered Lens, and was released on December 1, 2010. And my original assessment that this book is basically a long Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode is now completely reaffirmed. He's also evil. He’s young. Book six is expected to be released in Spring 2022 and is co-authored by Janci Patterson. [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. The demonic Mr. Gabriel, Cyn realizes something is n't quite right its main,! 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