The Book Jumper
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The Book Jumper

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Amy Lennox doesn't know quite what to expect when she and her mother pick up and leave Germany for Scotland, heading to her mother's childhood home of Lennox House on the island of Stormsay. Amy's grandmother, Lady Mairead, insists that Amy must read while she resides at Lennox House--but not in the usual way. It turns out that Amy is a book jumper, able to leap into a story and interact with the world inside. As exciting as Amy's new power is, it also brings danger - someone is stealing from the books she visits, and that person may be after her life. Teaming up with fellow book jumper Will, Amy vows to get to the bottom of the thefts at whatever cost.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 20mm | 453.59g
  • Feiwel and Friends
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1250086663
  • 9781250086662
  • 92,603

About Mechthild Gläser

Mechthild Glaser is an award-winning author in her native Germany. The Book Jumper is her first book to be translated into English.show more

Review quote

"The lore of the two families and... descriptions of Stormsay and the library are meticulous and moody, creating a gothic atmosphere that serves this star-crossed love story well." --Publishers Weekly"A cool gothic Scottish setting, lots of literary references to please book-ish readers, and a snarky, accessible protagonist who navigates it all with bemused flair--this novel is a well-balanced treat." --The BulletinThe Book Jumper German Edition: "Suspense, action, love and humor: As a reader one wishes one could plunge into the world of books like Amy!" --Bookmark Magazine"Exciting and imaginative, not just for young readers." --Andrea Wedan, Buchkultur"Mechthild Glaser is bursting with ideas--this book is a firework." --Tanja Lindauer, Eselsohr -The lore of the two families and... descriptions of Stormsay and the library are meticulous and moody, creating a gothic atmosphere that serves this star-crossed love story well.- --Publishers WeeklyThe Book Jumper German Edition: -Suspense, action, love and humor: As a reader one wishes one could plunge into the world of books like Amy!- --Bookmark Magazine-Exciting and imaginative, not just for young readers.- --Andrea Wedan, Buchkultur-Mechthild Glaser is bursting with ideas--this book is a firework.- --Tanja Lindauer, Eselsohr The Book Jumper German Edition: "Suspense, action, love and humor: As a reader one wishes one could plunge into the world of books like Amy!" Bookmark Magazine"Exciting and imaginative, not just for young readers." Andrea Wedan, Buchkultur"Mechthild Glaser is bursting with ideas this book is a firework." Tanja Lindauer, Eselsohr" "The Book Jumper "German Edition: "Suspense, action, love and humor: As a reader one wishes one could plunge into the world of books like Amy!" "Bookmark Magazine""Exciting and imaginative, not just for young readers." Andrea Wedan, "Buchkultur""Mechthild Glaser is bursting with ideas this book is a firework." Tanja Lindauer, "Eselsohr""show more

Rating details

2,380 ratings
3.6 out of 5 stars
5 21% (500)
4 35% (826)
3 31% (743)
2 10% (244)
1 3% (67)
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