Reviews and Blog Posts: secret societies

Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour bookstore

by Robin Sloan

DPL Rating:
5

Through random (and mostly unhappy) circumstances, Clay Jannon seeks employment at Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore in San Francisco, California. Inside this unusual bookstore, bookcases stretch deep into the dark - vertically - stories over your head.  After a short time working there, he starts to notice odd and mysterious customers...

Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour bookstore

by Robin Sloan

DPL Rating:
5

Enticed by a help wanted sign, an out-of-work 21st century man enters an antiquarian bookstore and gets caught up in the puzzle of a lifetime. Set in San Francisco and New York, this upbeat book is a perfect blending of old and new and a read that technophiles and bibliophiles will...

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