The Magickers Chronicles, Vol. One (The Magickers, #1-2)
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The Magickers Chronicles, Vol. One (The Magickers #1-2)

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Long ago, a war was fought between two opposing groups of magic practitioners-the Magickers, who believed in using magic for the general good, and the Dark Hand, who felt that magic belonged to them and should only be used for their own benefit. Now the Magickers are looking for young recruits to their cause-for the final battle will soon begin...

Paperback, 624 pages
Published July 6th 2010 by DAW (first published May 26th 2010)
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Meeeeh. I misunderstood and thought it might be a YA book. (For a change.)

It was really childish, although Drake did her best to move to the Harry Potter 'groove.' (Can you tell that I didn't like that it was compared to the Harry Potter series on the cover?) The idea of the summer camp was cute and all, but crystals and different planes, etc. lost me a little bit. By the end I was just forcing my way through it. Again, maybe for a certain age group... And if you classify it as YA, it would have...more
Tim Gannon
Just pure entertainment - kids learning they have magic in them - some adults trying to teach them - evil ones with magic trying to kill them - fun types of magic and situations come into play - very easy to get sucked into the book where that is all you are thinking about -

Apparently Emily Drake had written these books over the last few years - I found this one as Volume 1, which contains her first two books of the 4 book series - the second volume, dealing with the last 2 books comes out in O...more
I really wanted to like this, but I couldn't even finish it. I started reading it expecting magic and instead read 300-something pages about a kid going to summer camp. Maybe it got better after that, but I could not stay interested enough to find out.
J. A. Owen
A fantastic read for anyone who is wanting a little more magic in their lives after harry potter.
Not quite the next Harry Potter series, but still a fun read.
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More about Emily Drake...
The Magickers (The Magickers, #1) The Curse of Arkady (The Magickers, #2) The Dragon Guard (The Magickers, #3) The Gate of Bones (The Magickers, #4) The Magickers Chronicles, Vol. 2 (The Magickers, #3-4)

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