The Thread That Binds by Cedar McCloud

The Thread That Binds

The Eternal Library #1

Cedar McCloud

436 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ adventurous mysterious fast-paced


The books are restless. At the Eternal Library, books are more than the paper, ink, and thread they're made from--they're full of spirits. Only a handful of people will ever be invited to the Bindery to learn the craft of etheric bookbinding: the ...

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hopeful 100%
emotional 87%
inspiring 62%
adventurous 37%
challenging 12%
funny 12%
mysterious 12%
reflective 12%
tense 12%


medium 75%
slow 12%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 50%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 33% | N/A: 16%

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