Film adaptations

The Magicians on Syfy

The Magicians is a new show on the Syfy channel based on Lev Grossman's Magicians trilogy. I read the trilogy recently (you can read my reviews here, here, and here, including a bit about meeting the author!) so I was interested to hear it was being adapted into a TV show. But I was skeptical… Continue reading The Magicians on Syfy

Rants & Reflections

On the likeability of protagonists

This post idea has been sitting in my drafts for over a year, and I'm finally writing it. Yay NaBloPoMo! This is probably an unpopular opinion to be expressing, but that's also the reason why I want to express it. Since I started this blog, I've been reading way more book reviews than I ever… Continue reading On the likeability of protagonists

Book reviews

Review: The Magician’s Land

The Magician's Land by Lev Grossman. Viking, 2014. This is the third book in the Magicians series; you can read my reviews of the first and second books here and here! Spoilers ahead. So I finished the Magicians series and was able to meet Lev Grossman at NerdCon: Stories a few weeks ago. The experience… Continue reading Review: The Magician’s Land

Book reviews

Review: The Magician King

The Magician King by Lev Grossman. Viking, 2011. The Magician King is the sequel to The Magicians, which I reviewed here. There will be spoilers. I will start by saying that I enjoyed this book much more than the first. In my review of the first book, I mentioned how I was disappointed in the… Continue reading Review: The Magician King

Book reviews

Review: The Magicians

The Magicians by Lev Grossman. Viking, 2009. I had high hopes for this book because of the amount of publicity it has received. It's been talked about as a "Harry Potter for adults," which naturally sparked my (as well as many others') attention. I would have to say that I liked it, but I didn't… Continue reading Review: The Magicians