Book Review: Sword and Pen by Rachel Caine

Sword and Pen by Rachel Caine

Title: Sword and Pen
Author: Rachel Caine
Publisher: Berkley
Publish Date: September 3, 2019
Genre: Young Adult Fantasy
Series: The Great Library #5
Goodreads Ratings: Me 4.0 / Community 4.51

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With the future of the Great Library in doubt, the unforgettable characters from Ink and Bone must decide if it’s worth saving in this thrilling adventure in the New York Times bestselling series.

The corrupt leadership of the Great Library has fallen. But with the Archivist plotting his return to power, and the Library under siege from outside empires and kingdoms, its future is uncertain. Jess Brightwell and his friends must come together as never before, to forge a new future for the Great Library… or see everything it stood for crumble.

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The fifth and final book in The Great Library series by Rachel Caine. This fantasy series involves an imaginative world where owning books is banned and information from books is controlled by the Great Library.

The world-building in this series is fantastic. The assorted cast of characters have really grown as the series has progressed. The characters have worked hard to bring down the corruption in the Great Library, but the future of the Library is unknown as multiple sides vie for control. Since this is the final book, everything comes to an end and the characters get closure.

A series that readers can easily get lost in. Diverse characters, plenty of action, and intriguing story. Recommended to fans of YA fantasy and dystopian series. Creative, adventurous, and engaging.

I received a free digital copy of this book from the publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

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4 thoughts on “Book Review: Sword and Pen by Rachel Caine

  1. Ooh this is in my wishlist I have been seeing this series but it is so expensive… I think I have to save money and buy it. Fab review 😍

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