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 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