Tuesday, December 4, 2012

The Magicians by Lev Grossman

Quentin, a high school senior, enjoys  reading a series of fantasy novels taking place in a magical land called Fillory.  He’s miserable because his life doesn’t measure up to the excitement in the books.  Then he’s invited to attend a secret, private magician’s college and learns sorcery and other life lessons.  He graduates but feels something is still missing.  Then he learns his friends have discovered that Fillory is real.  Now Quentin has a purpose and a mission.  First check out The Magicians, then continue to follow Quentin’s adventures in the sequel, The Magician King.