The Great Library Series by Rachel Caine

4.11 · 94 ratings
  • Ink and Bone (The Great Library #1)
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    Ink and Bone (The Great Library #1)

    Rachel Caine

    · 24 ratings · published 2015

    In an exhilarating new series, New York Times bestselling author Rachel Caine rewrites history, creating a dangerous world where the Great Library of Alexandria has survived the test of time.… Ruthless and supremely powerful, the Great Library is now a presence in every major city, governing the flow of knowledge to the masses. Alchemy allows the Library to deliver the content of the greatest works of history instantly—but the personal ownership of books is expressly forbidden... more

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  • Paper and Fire (The Great Library #2)
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    Paper and Fire (The Great Library #2)

    Rachel Caine

    · 20 ratings · published 2016

    Let the world burn.With an iron fist, the Great Library controls the knowledge of the world, ruthlessly stamping out all rebellion and, in the name of the greater good, forbidding the personal ownership of books.Jess Brightwell has survived his introduction to the sinister, seductive world of the Library, but serving in its army is nothing like he envisioned. His life and the lives of those he cares for have been altered forever... more

  • Ash and Quill (The Great Library #3)
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    Ash and Quill (The Great Library #3)

    Rachel Caine

    · 18 ratings · published 2017

    Words can kill. Hoarding all the knowledge of the world, the Great Library jealously guards its secrets. But now a group of rebels poses a dangerous threat to its tyranny… Jess Brightwell and his band of exiles have fled London, only to find themselves imprisoned in Philadelphia, a city led by those who would rather burn books than submit. But Jess and his friends have a bargaining chip: the knowledge to build a machine that will break the Library’s rule. Their time is running out... more

  • Smoke and Iron (The Great Library #4)
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    Smoke and Iron (The Great Library #4)

    Rachel Caine

    · 18 ratings · published 2018

    For the US hardback, see ISBN13: 9780451489210.To save the Great Library, the unforgettable characters from Ink and Bone, Paper and Fire, and Ash and Quill put themselves in danger in the next thrilling adventure in the New York Times bestselling series.The opening moves of a deadly game have begun. Jess Brightwell has put himself in direct peril, with only his wits and skill to aid him in a game of cat and mouse with the Archivist Magister of the Great Library... more

  • Sword and Pen (The Great Library #5)
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    Sword and Pen (The Great Library #5)

    Rachel Caine

    · 14 ratings · published 2019

    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... more

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