Category: GLBT Challenge

Review: The Magicians by Lev Grossman

Summary The Magicians by Lev Grossman is a curious fantasy novel, in that it is almost the anti-fantasy novel.  The style is the fantasy-equivalent to literary Realism (capital R).  Despite the fanciful creatures and mysterious worlds, The Magicians approaches magic in a “business-as-usual” manner. The main character,… Continue Reading “Review: The Magicians by Lev Grossman”

Review: How I Paid for College by Marc Acito

Acito’s first novel, How I Paid for College: A Novel of Sex, Theft, Friendship & Musical Theater is an hilarious, honest in an “I don’t believe this” sorta way re-telling of a coming-of-age story. Of particular praise is Acito’s way of making a gay… Continue Reading “Review: How I Paid for College by Marc Acito”