Lev Grossman Books In Order

The Magicians Books In Publication Order

  1. The Magicians (2009)
  2. The Magician King (2011)
  3. The Magician’s Land (2014)

Magician’s Graphic Novels In Publication Order

  1. The Magicians: Alice’s Story (2019)
  2. The Magicians #1 (2019)
  3. The Magicians #2 (2019)
  4. The Magicians #3 (2020)
  5. The Magicians #4 (2020)
  6. The Magicians #5 (2020)

Standalone Novels In Publication Order

  1. Warp (1997)
  2. Codex (2004)
  3. The Silver Arrow (2020)

Unfettered Books In Publication Order

  1. Unfettered II: New Tales By Masters of Fantasy (By:Jim Butcher,Brandon Sanderson,Charlaine Harris,Terry Brooks,Naomi Novik,David Farland,Rachel Caine,Seanan McGuire,Scott Sigler,,Bradley P. Beaulieu,Michael J. Sullivan,Django Wexler,,Shawn Speakman,MarkLawrence,Anthony Ryan,Sarah Beth Durst) (2016)
  2. Unfettered III: New Tales By Masters of Fantasy (2019)

Anthologies In Publication Order

  1. Steampunk III: Steampunk Revolution (2012)
  2. Summer Days and Summer Nights (2016)

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Lev Grossman Books Overview

The Magicians

A thrilling and original coming of age novel about a young man practicing magic in the real worldQuentin Coldwater is brilliant but miserable. A senior in high school, he’s still secretly preoccupied with a series of fantasy novels he read as a child, set in a magical land called Fillory. Imagine his surprise when he finds himself unexpectedly admitted to a very secret, very exclusive college of magic in upstate New York, where he receives a thorough and rigorous education in the craft of modern sorcery. He also discovers all the other things people learn in college: friendship, love, sex, booze, and boredom. Something is missing, though. Magic doesn’t bring Quentin the happiness and adventure he dreamed it would. After graduation he and his friends make a stunning discovery: Fillory is real. But the land of Quentin’s fantasies turns out to be much darker and more dangerous than he could have imagined. His childhood dream becomes a nightmare with a shocking truth at its heart. At once psychologically piercing and magnificently absorbing, The Magicians boldly moves into uncharted literary territory, imagining magic as practiced by real people, with their capricious desires and volatile emotions. Lev Grossman creates an utterly original world in which good and evil aren’t black and white, love and sex aren’t simple or innocent, and power comes at a terrible price.

The Magician King

Return to Fillory in the riveting sequel to The New York Times bestseller and literary phenomenon of 2009 The Magicians. The Magicians was praised as a triumph by readers and critics of both mainstream and fantasy literature. Now Grossman takes us back to Fillory, where the Brakebills graduates have fled the sorrows of the mundane world, only to face terrifying new challenges. Quentin and his friends are now the kings and queens of Fillory, but the days and nights of royal luxury are starting to pall. After a morning hunt takes a sinister turn, Quentin and his old friend Julia charter a magical sailing ship and set out on an errand to the wild outer reaches of their kingdom. Their pleasure cruise becomes an adventure when the two are unceremoniously dumped back into the last place Quentin ever wants to see: his parent’s house in Chesterton, Massachusetts. And only the black, twisted magic that Julia learned on the streets can save them. The Magician King is a grand voyage into the dark, glittering heart of magic, an epic quest for the Harry Potter generation. It also introduces a powerful new voice, that of Julia, whose angry genius is thrilling. Once again Grossman proves that he is the modern heir to C.S. Lewis, and the cutting edge of literary fantasy.


While his friends lives are on hold, another reality is running constantly in Hollis’s head, one that leads him to believe that maybe, just maybe, it’s time to get serious. Unlike other self indulgent, whiny narratives of post graduation angst, Warp is a lucid and immediate novel of what and where a twenty something’s mind is when it isn’t even made up yet.


About to depart on his first vacation in years, Edward Wozny, a hotshot young investment banker, is sent to help one of his firm’s most important and mysterious clients. His task is to search their library stacks for a precious medieval Codex, a treasure kept sealed away for many years and for many reasons. Enlisting the help of passionate medievalist Margaret Napier, Edward is determined to solve the mystery of the Codex to understand its significance to his wealthy clients, and to decipher the seeming parallels between the legend of the Codex and an obsessive role playing computer game that has absorbed him in the dark hours of the night.

The chilling resolution brings together the medieval and the modern aspects of the plot in a twist worthy of earning comparisons to novels by William Gibson and Dan Brown, not to mention those by A. S. Byatt and Umberto Eco. Lev Grossman’s Codex is a thriller of the highest order.

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