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."

April 23: " 'A job,' the woman repeated again, smiling, as if I hadn't heard her. 'Would you like one?' "

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysely Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.