The Magicians

Fantasy comes of age in this tale of spell-casters in a Narnia-inspired world. Our reviewer, Jane Ciabattari, writes: "Time magazine senior book critic and Nerd World blog regular Lev Grossman's impeccably timed new fantasy novel [is] aimed at grown-ups who love J. K. Rowling's bewitching tales."

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Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping…