The Magician by Michael Scott

Here is how I descirbed the first book in Michael Scott’s The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series (The Alchemyst): It turned out to be a grand adventure.  Not the most believable story, for sure, but imaginative and entertaining. I think that was an accurate statement, but interestingly enough, …

The Fire Gospel by Michel Faber

Sometimes my powers of observation seem riddiculously weak.  When I first grabbed it off the library display and started reading it I didn’t even make the connection between The Fire Gospel and the myth of Prometheus.  The word gospel was foremost in my mind and I guess I focused on …