"If you stop to think about it, you’ll have to admit that all the stories in the world consist essentially of twenty-six letters. The letters are always the same, only the arrangement varies. From letters words are formed, from words sentences, from sentences chapters, and from chapters stories."
― Michael Ende

The power to manipulate literary objects. Sub-power of Record Manipulation. Variation of Art Manipulation and Object Manipulation.

Also Called

  • Bibliokinesis
  • Book Control/Manipulation
  • Literature Control/Manipulation


User can create, shape and manipulate all forms of physical literary objects that are printed, written or drawn (books, comics, magazines, etc.), including their physical forms/materials and anything written, printed, illustrated, or drawn in them.

In extreme cases the user may have access even to the media that doesn't truly exist, but is only mentioned in other media or imagined to exist.


Physical objects:



Following may need specific Books or tools to use:




  • May be unable to create books, being limited to manipulating only from already existing sources.
  • Distance, mass, precision, etc. depend upon of the knowledge, skill, and strength of the user.
  • User who doesn't have a book at hand is helpless.
  • Books aren't the most portable or compact objects.
  • Usefulness depends of the quality (fashion magazine vs RPG Bestiary) and quantity (single book vs library).

Known Users

See Also: Bookish Tropes.

  • Pagemaster (The Pagemaster)
  • Cable (Marvel Comics); temporarily
  • Reader (Marvel Comics)
  • Meggie Folchart (Inkheart Trilogy)
  • Mortimer Folchart (Inkheart Trilogy)
  • Darius (Inkheart Trilogy)
  • Alien Step-Mother (My Step Mother's an Alien)
  • The Archive "Ivy" (The Dresden Files)
  • The Erazor Djinn (Sonic and The Secret Rings)
  • Jefferson Reed (The Meteor Man)
  • Jamaerah (Darksiders 2)
  • Noah (Soul Eater)
  • Thomas Shakespeare (Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere)
  • Charlotte Mont-d'Or (One Piece)
  • Index (Soul Eater)
  • Libris (Charmed)
  • Phoebe Halliwell (Charmed); via the Smart Spell
  • Wizard Storybook (Wizards of Waverly Place)
  • Selina (Winx Club); via the Legendarium
  • Levy McGarden (Fairy Tail)
  • Paulina (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Dylan Piper (Return to Halloweentown); via Magic
  • Lana (Hyrule Warriors)
  • Alexander Anderson (Hellsing)
  • Libriomancers (Magic ex Libris)
  • T.J. Smith (Haven)
  • Maurella (True Blood)
  • Ungalo, Stand, Bohemian Rhapsody (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure part 6: Stone Ocean)
  • Kevin Thorn (Fables)
  • Shinigami/Grim Reapers (Kuroshitsuji/Black Butler)

Known Objects

  • Void Wanzang the Library (Honkai Impact 3rd)



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