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User Review  - NinaCaramelita - LibraryThing

Magyk is the first book in the Septimus Heap series. Septimus, a son of a seventh son, pronounced dead on the first day of his life. Well, you don’t have to be a genius to suspect there’s something’s ... Read full review

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User Review  - Remy_Ferrell - LibraryThing

Magyk is a book that is compared to J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series, and I honestly don't understand how anybody can do such a comparison considering that Magyk isn't even remotely close to Harry ... Read full review

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User Review  - Breony - LibraryThing

Some scary characters, and dark themes at the beginning of the book, horrible monsters, death through gun shot, most characters get redeemed by the end, very impressed with the character growth through out the book. Deals with issues such as adoption. Read full review

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User Review  - JSIS-Reviews - LibraryThing

When Ordinary Wizard Silas Heap's son Septimus dies. He is very sad. Then, he finds a little girl in the snow and names her Jenna but for some reason the Supreme Custodian wants her. That sends them on a wild goose chase. Read full review

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User Review  - sageness - LibraryThing

3.5 stars. Very satisfying magical adventure. The only bothersome flaws are that some of the writing is terribly clunky, and the epilogue of what happened to various super-minor characters totally ... Read full review

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User Review  - turtlesleap - LibraryThing

Sure, it's derivative and you'll recognize a lot of parallels to the Harry Potter books. However, it's different enough to be thoroughly enjoyable for the young reader in it's own right. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - tulikangaroo - LibraryThing

Magyk is fun and creative, if a little predictable to us adult readers. I enjoyed the worlds of the Castle and Draggen Island and meeting ExtraOrdinary Wizard ghosts, talking Message Rats, friendly ... Read full review

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User Review  - TheMadHatters - LibraryThing

On the day that Jenna finds out she is a Princess, the Extra Ordinary Wizard, Jenna, one of her brothers, the person she has known as her father, and the family wolfhound all set out on what will end ... Read full review

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Good
Slow start but a really great ending!

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User Review  - sprite - LibraryThing

Not too derivative, reasonably gender balanced, will keep reading (the library seems to have a bunch of them.) Read full review


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