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Flyte by Angie Sage

Flyte (2006)

by Angie Sage

Other authors: Mark Zug (Illustrator)

Series: Septimus Heap (2)

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Flyte is a huge improvement from the first book. The book still contains the same awesome magical world and characters. This time around, however, the story has improved and will leave the reader interested in it the whole time. The story flows smoothly and this simple feature makes it a huge improvement over its prequel, Magyk, which suffered from a slow start. Unfortunately, Flyte's story is still too predictable, which makes me wonder if Angie Sage even tries to make "twist and turns" in her story. ( )
  Remy_Ferrell | Nov 24, 2014 |
Young Reader Reaction: The cover immediately draws you in immediately with its unique diary-like appearance that looks like it came from within the magical world the book is about. Flyte is a wonderfully written book from beginning to end. The mini life stories about certain characters at the back of the book are fun to read, provide insight, are entertaining, and quite humorous. Although the bold-type, intentionally misspelled words can be slightly confusing at times, they are a unique twist to the book and are helpful in signifying spells, charms, and anything magical. There is no shortage of excitement and surprises when it comes to this book, whether it is underground ice tunnels in the summer or a self-renewing banana chew that reappears every time it gets spit out. the characters are well developed, each with their own personalities and singular characteristics that bring them to life.

Adult Reader Reaction: Review pending.

Pros: Flyte gives readers a good fantasy book, complete with adventure, action, and magic for the total package.

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  TheReadingTub | Mar 11, 2014 |
This is Book Two in the Septimus Heap series and continues the story seamlessly. Commendably, each book can be read and enjoyed on its own. Both books are pretty derivative and you'll recognize a lot of parallels to the Harry Potter books. However, they are different enough to be thoroughly enjoyable for the young reader.. The characters are engaging and easy for a youngster to identify with, the situations pile fantasy upon fantasy in a combination of adventure and pure fun that make it a very worthwhile read. Recommended. ( )
  turtlesleap | Jan 26, 2014 |
Loved this series ( )
  CyndiGoodgame | Apr 2, 2013 |
The second book in the Septimus Heap series. Flyte relies a little more on deus ex machina than did the first volume, but generally speaking is still an above-average children's fantasy. Picking up about a year after Magyk, the plot is perhaps both a little too complex and, at times, a little too obscure for its payoffs. As in the first book, older readers will quickly figure out the major plot points, but if you enjoy spotting foreshadowing you won't be troubled by this. ( )
  OshoOsho | Mar 30, 2013 |
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For Laurie, supplier of magogs. This one's for you, with love.
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It is night on the Marram Marshes; a full moon shines down on the black waters and illuminates the nighttime Things who are going about their business.
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It's been a year since septimus heap discovered his real family and true calling to be a wizard. As Apprentice to Extra Ordinary Wizard Marcia Overstrand, he is learning the fine arts of Conjurations, Charms, and other Magyk, while Jenna is adapting to life as the Princess and enjoying the freedom of the Castle.

But there is something sinister at work. Marcia is constantly trailed by a menacing Darke Shadow, and Septimus's brother Simon seems bent on a revenge no one understands. Why is the Darke Magyk still lingering?

Bringing fantasy to new heights, Angie Sage continues the journey of Septimus Heap with her trademark humor and all of the clever details readers have come to love.

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When Princess Jenna is pursued by a dark wizard, it is the apprentice, Septimus Heap, who must save her while enduring such terrors as a night in the Forest with hungry wolverines and carnivorous trees.

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