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Septimus Heap :: Magyk Book Review

Septimus Heap :: Magyk Book Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
( Rating: 5 Star Rating)

Book Two: Flyte of the Septimus Heap series is about to come out! Refresh your memory of this fantasy story with our book review of Book One: Magyk.

Author: Angie Sage

If you're a fantasy fan, then why not explore the world of Septimus Heap? Book One: Magyk by Angie Sage was released in 2005 and Book Two: Flyte is scheduled to hit book stores on March 14, 2006. So refresh your memorty of this magykal tale now!

Things Are Not As They Appear

When Silas and Sarah Heap welcome their seventh son, Septimus, into the world, they are thrilled. He is the seventh son of the seventh son and legend holds that he will be a very powerful wizard. But, before they even realize what's happened, the midwife informs Sarah that the baby has died during birth. Just as the midwife is running out of the Heap's home, with the dead baby in her arms, Silas arrive back with herbs for the new mom and baby. But that's not all he has. Walking home, Silas also stumbled upon a baby girl, left for dead in the woods.

A Princess in Disguise

For ten years, the Heaps raise baby Jenna as their own. There are obvious differences between the little girl and the rest of the Heap clan, but the family never speaks of why that is. Her bright violet eyes have always set her apart from the gleaming green eyes that the Heaps possess, but it's not until her tenth birthday that Jenna finds out why. Ten years before, the Queen of the Castle was savagely murdered by the Dark side, but her newborn baby daughter was saved by the ExtraOrdinary Wizard's Apprentice. Not knowing how to protect the young princess from the same fate as her mother, the Apprentice leaves the baby in the woods for Silas Heap to find, knowing that he will keep the princess safe. Unfortunately, the dark side has now discovered where Jenna is and are now doing everything in their power to kill her!


The Battle of Good and Evil

Now that the Dark side knows who the real princess is, Jenna must be separated from her family and sent into the Marshes to stay with Aunt Zelda, the witch. There are so many interesting characters throughout this book, that you will find it hard to find a favorite. There are many allies that help to protect Jenna along the way, but there are also many enemies. In Septimus Heap: Magyk, you're going to learn the heirarchy of wizards, witches and other magykal creatures, watch powerful spells be cast and meet a ghost or two along the way. You'll definitely be biting your nails to the very last page in hopes that good really can conquer over evil.


The Bottom Line

Can good magyk overcome dark magyk? Will Jenna be found and murdered? And did Septimus Heap really die? You're going to have to read the book to find out! Septimus Heap: Magyk is definitely a must-read for all fantasy and magyk fans alike. And don't forget to pick up your copy of Book Two: Flyte when it hits stores on March 14, 2006!


Septimus Heap: Magyk Rating: 5


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