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Saturday, January 13, 2018

Mad Librarian Gets Five Stars From Red-Headed Book Lover

MAD Librarian
Author: Michael Guillebeau
Genre: Women’s Crime Humor
ISBN: 978-0-9972-0552-7 

Published by Madison Press
Available from Barnes & Noble and Amazon here

Reviewed by Aimee Ann Originally for Red Headed Book Lover Reviews 

MAD Librarian follows the incredible Serenity Hammer. Serenity is a librarian, but she is so 
much morethan this as she is a librarian with a cause, in other words, she is on a mission, 
and nothing will get in her way! She lived in a quaint town in Maddington, it is her home,
 and she adores it, especially her precious library! However, her library is under threat
 thanks to the politicians who want to close it down for good. This is a sad truth which 
is happening in the world today, but I will discuss this more later! Serenity, however, 
is strong and powerful, just as powerful as the pushy politicians she has to deal with 
and so, she conjures up a plan and decides to fight back, 
and this is the premise of this intriguing, humorous novel.

I adored everything about this wacky novel, it may be a humorous book, but it is so much more
than this as it is full of twists and turns galore that will keep you entertained from beginning
 to end. It is funny and incredibly enjoyable, but it also has some serious moments
 for those readers who like a novel with some depth.  I adored the underlining 
theme of this story which was,  the fact that libraries
are being closed all over. It is a sad reality, and I hate it so much, the ones that are 
still open are being updated to suit the technological age, and that is so sad to me as 
 am a huge traditionalist.

My point is, I adored how the author of this wonderful novel explored this theme and
 based a whole story around it so well done Michael Guillebeau!

MAD Librarian has a host of eccentric, unique characters, they were certainly ‘out there’
but they were brilliant, and they propelled the story of the book along perfectly. I particularly 
loved Serenity; I thought she was a brilliant protagonist and unique. Now that I think about it 
I can’t think of another protagonist to compare her too, so that shows how unique and special
 she is!

As well as the characters being superb, so is the incredible dialogues. The long sentences were
wonderful and made me engrossed in the novel. It was like the author’s words were spiked with
adrenaline because I found that when I started reading, I could not stop! He is a wonderful,
 talented author and so I would implore all of you lovely readers to read this book!

To conclude my thoughts on Mad Librarian, I would say if you are looking for a unique,
fun, entertaining novel that will keep you hooked from beginning to end then this excellent
book is for you! This incredible read gets Five Stars from me!

Breaking Bad for Librarians. Cayocosta72 Reviews said, “This book is truly every librarian’s dream come true."  Half of all income goes to the Awesome Foundation for Innovation in Libraries. Available at https://www.amazon.com/MAD-Librarian-Michael-Guillebeau-ebook/dp/B075LQD1LB/


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