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Post by Narcia Bellamy » Tue Jul 12, 2005 6:36 pm

I picked this up in an attempt to amuse myself during the wait for Harry Potter book 6. /wink.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=";)" border="0" alt="wink.gif" /> It was allright, if a little predictable. There's potential there for a great series, but I suppose time will tell. What did you think?
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Post by Lourdes Rowan » Sun Aug 07, 2005 2:24 am

I bought this at the same time I bought HBP, but I haven't read it yet. I hope it's good. I read reviews for it, and most people said it was predictable, but it doesn't sound bad.
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Post by Crystal Key » Sun Aug 07, 2005 2:07 pm

I LOVED that book! I can't belive someone else has read it..... It's not really a best seller butlike Narcia said it has quite a bit of potental even though it was predicatable. I can only wonder what will happen in the second book besides a war most likely. That's what happens in most trilogys in my experience....

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Post by Adelaide Carson » Tue Aug 09, 2005 11:18 pm

I haven't read it yet, but I plan on doing so soon!
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Post by Raevyn Lovel » Mon Aug 15, 2005 8:25 pm

It's not terrible, but it is very predictable. A nice filler book, I think. If you haven't bought it yet, wait for the trade or pick it up used.
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Post by Narcia Bellamy » Tue Jan 03, 2006 12:42 am

Flyte, the second book in the Septimus Heap series, will be released a year after the first. Mark your calendars for the first of March! Looks like this one will also include a little CD, like the first. Not too shabby.
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Post by Lily Rose » Tue May 02, 2006 12:16 am

i actually enjoyed it.... /biggrin.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":D" border="0" alt="biggrin.gif" /> i got my book from the library so the little CD didn't work (it was very scratched)...can anyone tell me what was on it? *feels like shes missing something*
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Post by Orchid Dust » Wed Aug 02, 2006 3:22 pm

I am reading that book now I put it down for a little while though.
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Post by Alice Averi » Thu Aug 10, 2006 10:18 pm


I read it too, you're right it was waytoo predictable and I think it was just "okay". I enjoyed it as just a fun read. I own the second one as well, but I'm not sure if I'm going to read it or not. I'm 16 years old and I have this pet peeve about reading books where all the main characters are a lot younger than me, and they're all about 9 or 10 maybe, so I just couldn't get into it like I'd hoped.
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Post by Camille Ritter » Sat Aug 12, 2006 2:57 pm


I've never read it and never really heard anything about it. I was drawn to it in the children's section merely because of its cover, but, like Alice said, I don't like reading books about characters who are younger than me (because it's hard to relate). And plus, I never really buy books in the children's section anyways unless they can also be found in the young adult section.
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Post by Narcia Bellamy » Sun Aug 13, 2006 11:26 pm

Lily Rose wrote:QUOTE (Lily Rose @ May 1 2006, 07:16 PM) i actually enjoyed it.... /biggrin.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=":D" border="0" alt="biggrin.gif" /> i got my book from the library so the little CD didn't work (it was very scratched)...can anyone tell me what was on it? *feels like shes missing something*
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Post by Prof. Opal Dragonfly » Wed Oct 10, 2007 4:18 am

I also liked this series--the third book is out, but still in hard cover--I bet it's in paperback by the winter holidays. While it's somewhat predicatable, it is still enjoyable. Prof. Opal
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Post by castora grimsby » Thu Oct 11, 2007 10:51 am

I read book 1 Magyk and am waiting to get the second one from our library. I thought the first book was alright, not my favorite, but it was entertaining.
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Post by Coryphee Etoile » Fri Aug 07, 2009 9:55 pm

I really enjoyed the book, but yes it was a bit predicable. I think I am actually going to begin reading the sequel, Flyte, tonight.... it just came in from the library!!!
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Post by Liam Weasly » Wed Sep 02, 2009 12:02 am

I LOV IT its fast paced action packed and full of adventure!
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Post by Nodoka Phoenix » Thu Sep 03, 2009 2:25 am

I have read each of the Septimus Heap books, I really lthing Angie Sage's series was a bit predictable as well *oh wow, he's her brother?! - shocker!* But overall I did like them, obviously enough to keep reading them lol.
Not as good as HP but a good story about a young wizard none-the-less.
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Post by Lily Diggory » Wed Aug 25, 2010 1:44 am

I read it when I was eight and I loved it. Very similiar to Harry Potter and a great series. I haven't got Syren yet.
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Post by Kai Daniels » Sat Sep 18, 2010 12:14 am

It is a great series with a lot of imagination put into it. It hasn't made my top 5 book series though.
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