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Septimus Heap Book 1

by Angie Sage

Magyk by Angie Sage X
Magyk by Angie Sage
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    Mar 2005, 576 pages
    Mar 2006, 592 pages


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Gabriel Q

Great! =D
I am on the 4th book of the series and it has a enjoyable series. It captures you into the fantasy world and as I am a fan of fantasy, it has lured me in very strongly.

Toni Williams

A real page turner
Magyk was a very good book. The make-believe words were a little weird and threw me off a little but otherwise it kept me picking up the book every chance I got. I recommend to everyone. I am 25 years old and I read it to help my brother with a report and I ended up enjoying it.
Ayal Oren

waiting for no. 3
Not all the ideas introduced in Magyk are original, but they all get an original twist, and that's quite a lot in my book. The chracters are realy wonderfully developed. The plot kept me going one chapter after the other. I'm starting Flyte as I write these words, and true to my title- waiting for the 3rd one to come. It was one of my best buying gambles of recent years.

pretty good and im 14
even though it was for ages 9-12 i enjoyed the book. Even though it was a book that was similar to Harry Potter. I cant say anything about the book because I dont want to spoil it But maybe you can solve the mystery of septimus heap before the last page (of course I did). I wonder when the next books coming out cause I would really like to read it?

Youg reader (age 13)
This book has many exciting, wonderful, mysterious, humorous characters. The plot is wonderful with many twists and turns but is thoroughly explained. I think Angie Sage is a terrific, inspirational, imaginative writer and this book will make you want to jump off your seat, have an adventure and beg for the second book.
fantasy lover

it was just ok.
Yes you heard me right I said it was just OK. A lot of people get mad at me when I say it but to me she should have waited until Harry Potter finished. I did enjoy it though for the most part it was quiet a quick read and there wasn't a huge POINT to the whole book. And literature wise it sucked. If you want a real fantasy, read Lord of the Rings and the Dragonlance books those are good. But if you are the mild Narnia fantasy reader then you might like it.

Maybe High expectation level!
I started reading this book after finishing the Wheel of Time series till the 11th book and while I was waiting for "Towers of Midnight" to get delivered! I must say that the book is darn slow! Little exciting and way too dull :(

Where is it going?
I'm definitely a series reader. I love following characters and so I saw a pretty cover and reviews like "Move over Harry Potter" and I bought into it. I bought the first 4 books in one swipe (I read very quickly) and I am struggling to get through the first one.

The book jumps from one obstacle to the next, but it doesn't seem to be going anywhere. I now have about 50 pages left and I'm still wondering. What are they trying to do??? Why should I care??

I'm hoping that the next book picks up. I felt that the Fablehaven series by Brandon Mull started out slow in the first book as well, but the next books got out of the slump. I hope this series does, because frankly I'm bored and find myself forcing my eyes to the page so I don't waste my money.

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