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User Review  - MathewBridle - LibraryThing

I often found myself thinking how much this book wanted to be Harry Potter, not that the story was derivative it just ached to be something it wasn't. I did tire of all the misspelt words: Magyk ... Read full review

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User Review  - nittnut - LibraryThing

This is an easy and entertaining read, if somewhat predictable. I picked it up because my 10 year old daughter is reading the series. I think she is the intended audience, and she definitely enjoyed ... Read full review

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User Review  - Inky_Fingers - LibraryThing

There's nothing wrong with it, except that a good editor could have cleaned up some of the word repetition. But I don't think it's that special. Doesn't hold a candle to books like "Horns and Wrinkles" or "Liesel & Po" that are both well written and original. Read full review

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User Review  - TheBigNerd - LibraryThing

Its a fun read but a bit too young adult for my taste. I think I may have been spoiled by JK Rowling for YA magic novels. I'm sure there are many younger audiences who would love this book but as a ... Read full review

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User Review  - dominirose - LibraryThing

Writing is a little tedious and long winded. A good editor would have helped this book a lot. Otherwise a good story even if it takes itself a bit too seriously. Read full review

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User Review  - kw50197 - LibraryThing

What I liked about Magyk is the world in which Septimus Heap lives. Although there isn't much mystery as to the true identity of Septimus Heap even at the start of the story, the fun lies in the the ... Read full review

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User Review  - qarae - LibraryThing

A very cute pre-teen book about wizards and family. The Heap family was told by the midwife that their newest child, Septimus (the seventh son of the seventh son), died. On the same night, Silas Heap ... Read full review

OK until the ending...

User Review  - Kids Bookseller - Borders

When this book came out I read it right away, hoping for a new great fantasy series to get caught in. It was an ok book, with plenty of magic, fun characters, and new spells, that I was really ... Read full review

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User Review  - majkia - LibraryThing

Fun and easy read, but way too predictable. Read full review

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User Review  - skier123 - LibraryThing

Jenna and Nicko meet the strange Zelda and reveal a secret of Boy 412. Read full review


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