Magyk and Flyte by Angie Sage

I am rereading this series! It’s been a while since I first read these books, and all I can really remember about them is that they make me feel all cozy. The Septimus Heap books are really good MG fantasy about family and love and friendship and BETRAYAL omg. I particularly like the characters, who (though somewhat broadly drawn) have levels of complexity that make reading their stories really fun. As an added bonus, during Read More …

Flyte by Angie Sage

I love the first Septimus Heap book, Magyk, and so I was super excited to read this one. I had just as much fun reading it as I did Magyk, yet I felt slightly disappointed. The main problem was, I think, that it seemed like the plot started off very quickly, with a lot of movement and excitement and then BAM. Stopped short. And then it never really picked back up again. It felt more Read More …

Magyk by Angie Sage

I had heard of the Septimus Heap series before, but for some reason never felt the urge to read it. Then I got the second book, Flyte, for a really good price and suddenly I didn’t have any excuse to not read at least the first two books. And guess what? They rock! Like in nearly every YA fantasy book, there’s at least a few cliches of the genre in here, the biggest being the Read More …