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Brief Description:
Includes a preview of "The magician," bk. 2 of The secrets of the immortal Nicholas Flamel.


Brief Description:
While working at pleasant but mundane summer jobs in San Francisco, fifteen-year-old twins Sophie and Josh suddenly find themselves caught up in the deadly, centuries-old struggle between rival alchemists Nicholas Flamel and John Dee over the possession of an ancient and powerful book holding the secret formulas for alchemy and everlasting life.


Biographical Note:

Michael Scott is an authority on mythology and folklore and one of Ireland's most successful authors. A master of fantasy, science fiction, horror, and folklore, Michael has been hailed by the Irish Times as "the King of Fantasy in these isles." He is the New York Times bestselling author of The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series: The Alchemyst, The Magician, The Sorceress, The Necromancer, The Warlock, and The Enchantress. You can follow Michael Scott on Twitter @flamelauthor and visit him at DillonScott.com.



Marc Notes:
Includes a preview of The magician, bk. 2 of The secrets of the immortal Nicholas Flamel.;While working at pleasant but mundane summer jobs in San Francisco, fifteen-year-old twins, Sophie and Josh, suddenly find themselves caught up in the deadly, centuries-old struggle between rival alchemists, Nicholas Flamel and John Dee, over the possession of an ancient and powerful book holding the secret formulas for alchemy and everlasting life.


Review Quotes:
Praise for The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series:
A New York Times Bestselling Series
A USA Today Bestseller
A Kids' Indie Next List Selection
A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age
An ILA Young Adult Choice Book
An ILA Children's Choice Winner

"The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel has everything you loved about Harry Potter, including magic, mystery, and a constant battle of good versus evil."-- Bustle

" [A] riveting fantasy . . . fabulous read." --School Library Journal, Starred

" Readers will be swept up." --Kirkus Reviews, Starred

" Fans of adventure fantasies like Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians series will eat this one up." --VOYA

"An exciting and impeccably thought-out fantasy, well-suited for those left in the lurch by Harry Potter's recent exeunt." --Booklist


Publisher Marketing:
Nicholas Flamel appeared in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter--but did you know he really lived? And his secrets aren't safe! Discover the truth in book one of the New York Times bestselling series the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel.

The truth: Nicholas Flamel's tomb is empty.

The legend: Nicholas Flamel lives.

Nicholas Flamel is the greatest Alchemyst to ever live. The records show that he died in 1418, but what if he's actually been making the elixir of life for centuries?
The secrets to eternal life are hidden within the book he protects--the Book of Abraham the Mage. It's the most powerful book that has ever existed, and in the wrong hands, it will destroy the world. And that's exactly what Dr. John Dee plans to do when he steals it.
There is one hope. If the prophecy is true, Sophie and Josh Newman have the power to save everyone. Now they just have to learn to use it.

"The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel has everything you loved about Harry Potter, including magic, mystery, and a constant battle of good versus evil."-- Bustle

Read the whole series!
The Alchemyst
The Magician
The Sorceress
The Necromancer
The Warlock
The Enchantress


Review Citations:
  • Booklist 09/01/2007 pg. 139 (EAN 9780739350324, Compact Disc)
  • Kliatt 09/01/2007 pg. 50 (EAN 9780739350324, Compact Disc)
  • Publishers Weekly 03/05/2007 pg. 61 (EAN 9780385733571, Hardcover)
  • School Library Journal 05/01/2007 pg. 142 (EAN 9780385733571, Hardcover) - *Starred Review
  • Kirkus Review - Children 05/01/2007 pg. 456 (EAN 9780385733571, Hardcover)
  • Booklist 05/01/2007 pg. 86 (EAN 9780385733571, Hardcover)
  • Voice of Youth Advocates 06/01/2007 pg. 167 (EAN 9780385733571, Hardcover)
  • Kliatt 05/01/2007 pg. 19 (EAN 9780385733571, Hardcover)
  • Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 07/01/2007 pg. 484 (EAN 9780385733571, Hardcover)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2007 pg. 379 (EAN 9780385733571, Hardcover)
  • Voya Best Sci-Fi/Fantsy/Horror 04/01/2008 pg. 12 (EAN 9780385733571, Hardcover)
  • Wilson Middle/Jr. High Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780385733571, Hardcover)
  • School Library Journal 05/01/2007 pg. 142 (EAN 9780385903721, Library Binding) - *Starred Review
  • Kirkus Review - Children 05/01/2007 pg. 456 (EAN 9780385903721, Library Binding)
  • Booklist 05/01/2007 pg. 86 (EAN 9780385903721, Library Binding)
  • Voice of Youth Advocates 06/01/2007 pg. 167 (EAN 9780385903721, Library Binding)
  • Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 07/01/2007 pg. 484 (EAN 9780385903721, Library Binding)
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2007 pg. 379 (EAN 9780385903721, Library Binding)
  • Voya Best Sci-Fi/Fantsy/Horror 04/01/2008 pg. 12 (EAN 9780385903721, Library Binding)
  • Wilson Middle/Jr. High Catalog 04/11/2019 (EAN 9780385903721, Library Binding)