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Rebel in the Library of Ever

Rebel in the Library of Ever

The Library of Ever (Volume 2)

Zeno Alexander



Rebel in the Library of Ever continues Zeno Alexander’s acclaimed middle-grade fantasy series with a dangerous takeover of the magical Library as our heroine fights to make knowledge free for everyone.

Lenora returns to the magical Library—which holds every book ever known on its shelves. But she discovers the Library is under new management, its incredible rooms and corridors turned dark and sinister.

She quickly connects with a secret resistance that’s trying to free knowledge from the shadows threatening it. Her new friends introduce her to an ancient lost city, hang-gliding, and mathematical beings larger than the universe itself. And they help her face the mysterious Board of new leaders—who are leading the Library into darkness.

Now it’s up to Lenora to prove that knowledge is always more powerful than ignorance and fear.

An Imprint Book

All the magic and awe of the first volume continues here ... just as so many imagine receiving their acceptance letters from Hogwarts, this clever, whimsical tale will have anyone looking for the portal to the Library of Ever.” —Booklist (starred review)

“Further proof that librarians are mighty in all universes.” —Kirkus Reviews


Lenora Returns

Lenora was bruised and battered.

She slumped against the wall of the dojo in her uniform and mask, feeling utterly beaten. Everything ached. Everyone else at the kendo dojo was much older, taller,...

Praise for Rebel in the Library of Ever

Praise for The Library of Ever:

One of Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books of the Year

“Unusually clever.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Zeno Alexander's The Library of Ever reads like someone mixed Neil Gaiman with Chris Grabenstein, then threw in an extra dash of charm. Reading it is like getting lost in an entire library full of books, and never wanting to leave!”
—James Riley, New York Times bestselling author of the Story Thieves series

“Full of whimsy and pluck, The Library of Ever is a total delight!”
—Wendy Mass, New York Times bestselling author

“Delightful ... a whirlwind of characters and events in time and space... This book is for every person who has ever believed that libraries are magic.” —Booklist

“Utterly enchanting.” —Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books


Zeno Alexander

After emerging from the shadows of the past, his history yet to be fully explained, Zeno Alexander spent years exploring the world's libraries before settling down in his lavish underground bunker, where he regularly hosts exquisite dinner parties and tends to his collection of extinct plants. His friendship with the famous librarian, Lenora, has turned into a series of biographical works devoted to chronicling her adventures.

image of Zeno Alexandero
Matt Rockefeller, with thanks to Claudia Lanese