Review: Magisterium

Magisterium is a mystery novel involving two separate divisions of the planet; the Rift or Magisterium and the Colloquium. The Magisterium is a place of magic, while the Colloquium is a modernized world of science; both worlds are unable to interact with one another. The main character of the story is Glenn Morgan and she lives in the Colloquium with her father, who is a scientist slash inventor. Her mother has disappeared, or as Glenn sees it, has abandoned them for some mysterious reason unknown to her.

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Review: Three Good Deeds

Three Good Deeds is a delightful tale about a boy, a witch, and a lesson. Howard tends to get others, along with himself, into trouble but the day he decided to steal a few goose eggs by the pond where the witch lived, he made a decision that would cost him more than he bargained for. It was this act that landed him on the witch’s bad list, and she promptly turned him into the object of his thieving, a goose! Lucky for Howard the witch didn’t stop there. Along with Howard’s transformation the witch informed him that he could indeed become human again if he completed three good deeds.

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Review: Wild Magic

Wild Magic mixes the legend of the Pied Piper with two new characters, children named Mari and Jakob. Mari is the typical older sibling that takes on the parental responsibility of caring for her younger brother due to the early death of their mother. Her father is crushed by his wife’s death and therefore doesn’t mind handing the reins over to Mari. Enter the town of Hamelin where Mari and Jakob live and which is overran with rats; then enter the Pied Piper who frees the town of those pesky rodents…but he does more than that. With a magical tune from his pipe he leads the children away into a magical place. No one knows why except the Piper, who is known as Finn in this enchanted world.

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Review: The Last Unicorn

The story is about a unicorn, no surprise here as the title clearly explains that, who embarks on a quest to find others of her kind. She steps out of her forest home and steps into an adventure full of mystery and magic. She meets up with a magician named Schmendrick; he helps in rescuing her from the clutches of Mommy Fortuna’s Midnight Carnival. Her other companion is a woman named Molly who is a big believer in Unicorns and legends. This threesome makes their way to King Haggard’s castle to find the Red Bull, who is believed to have captured all the unicorns.

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