The Magic Factory (Oliver Blue and the School for SeersBook One)

The Magic Factory (Oliver Blue and the School for SeersBook One)

by Morgan Rice

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"A powerful opener to a series [that] will produce a combination of feisty protagonists and challenging circumstances to thoroughly involve not just young adults, but adult fantasy fans who seek epic stories fueled by powerful friendships and adversaries."
--Midwest Book Review (Diane Donovan) (re A Throne for Sisters)

"Morgan Rice's imagination is limitless!"
--Books and Movie Reviews (re A Throne for Sisters)

From #1 Bestselling fantasy author Morgan Rice comes a new series for middle grade readers—and adults, too! Fans of Harry Potter and Percy Jackson—look no further!

THE MAGIC FACTORY: OLIVER BLUE AND THE SCHOOL FOR SEERS (BOOK ONE) tells the story of 11 year old Oliver Blue, a boy unloved by his hateful family. Oliver knows he is different, and senses that he holds powers that others do not. Obsessed with inventions, Oliver is determined to escape his horrible life and make his mark on the world.

When Oliver is moved to yet another awful house he is put into in a new sixth grade, one even more terrifying than the last. He is bullied and excluded, and sees no way out. But when he stumbles across an abandoned invention factory, he wonders if his dreams might be about to come true.

Who is the mysterious old inventor hiding in the factory?

What is his secret invention?

And will Oliver end up transported back in time, to 1944, to a magical school for kids with powers to rival his own?

An uplifting fantasy, THE MAGIC FACTORY is book #1 in a riveting new series filled with magic, love, humor, heartbreak, tragedy, destiny, and a series of shocking twists. It will make you fall in love with Oliver Blue, and keep you turning pages late into the night.

Book #2 in the series (THE ORB OF KANDRA) and Book #3 (THE OBSIDIANS) are now also available!

"The beginnings of something remarkable are there."
--San Francisco Book Review (re A Quest of Heroes)

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161778920
Publisher: Morgan Rice
Publication date: 11/21/2018
Series: Oliver Blue and the School for Seers , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,090
File size: 4 MB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Morgan Rice is the #1 bestselling and USA Today bestselling author of the epic fantasy series THE SORCERER’S RING, comprising seventeen books; of the #1 bestselling series THE VAMPIRE JOURNALS, comprising twelve books; of the #1 bestselling series THE SURVIVAL TRILOGY, a post-apocalyptic thriller comprising three books; of the epic fantasy series KINGS AND SORCERERS, comprising six books; of the epic fantasy series OF CROWNS AND GLORY, comprising eight books; of the epic fantasy series A THRONE FOR SISTERS, comprising eight books (and counting); of the new science fiction series THE INVASION CHRONICLES, comprising four books; and of the new fantasy series OLIVER BLUE AND THE SCHOOL FOR SEERS, comprising three books (and counting). Morgan’s books are available in audio and print editions, and translations are available in over 25 languages.

TURNED (Book #1 in the Vampire Journals), ARENA ONE (Book #1 of the Survival Trilogy) and A QUEST OF HEROES (Book #1 in the Sorcerer’s Ring), RISE OF THE DRAGONS (Kings and Sorcerers—Book #1), A THRONE FOR SISTERS (Book #1), and TRANSMISSION (The Invasion Chronicles—Book #1) are each available as a free download on B&N!

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The Magic Factory (Oliver Blue and the School for SeersBook One) 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 33 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love the book really a page turner!!! Can't wait to see what happens to Oliver next!!
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Anonymous 7 months ago
This book may be free, but The Magic Factory is amazing. It wraps you in and demands you to read more about Oliver Blue.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A nice book to read, and its pretty decent for the free pice! :)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great read
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ARJones More than 1 year ago
Very entertaining with a cliffhanger that'll leave you wanting more. Magic done right.
Anonymous 14 days ago
Similarities to Harry Potter is young, skinny, mistreated boy being bullied by the chubby brother (not really his brother). The brother has the room upstairs while he sleeps in s nook. strange things happen around him sometimes and then he finds he has powers. He ends up at a magic school where he learns He's the one they've been waiting for. It does have lots of similarities to Harry Potter but it's defiantly different enough to stand on it's own and complete a new magical world for readers to love.It starts out at a good pace but gets slow and boring for a while in the factory with him inventing things. Once he finds himself in school it gets good again; but it feels like two separate stories completely.All and All it was a good read.
Anonymous 16 days ago
Enjoyed the mystery
Anonymous 19 days ago
Just the beginning.
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Anonymous 22 days ago
It kept my interest I enjoyed it thank you
Anonymous 23 days ago
I really like the challenges and adventures that Oliver is faced with, it really stretched my imagination, Great read!
Anonymous 28 days ago
Loooooong book
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Anonymous 4 months ago
Really liked it
Anonymous 9 months ago
I really enjoyed this book and the new take on magic, history, and timelines. Thank you!
DE_Overmyer More than 1 year ago
I found this to be a very entertaining book. I have read other books by Morgan Rice, and as I read, I found that this one increasingly climbed to the top of my list of favorite books by Morgan Rice. While reading I found myself reminiscent of Harry Potter and the Wizard of Oz as the story progressed. I was captured by the plight that Oliver found himself in. The supporting characters seemed well rounded and meaningful. I look forward to continuing this series.
SheryRKO More than 1 year ago
If you're looking for a brand new world, you have to read The Magic Factory! Of course during the first part, you'll think about Harry Potter but trust me, you'll live another experience with Oliver Blue. You'll love to follow him and you'll want to protect him. There's a lot of chance that you'll wanna be a Seer too ;)
JJY More than 1 year ago
A must read for anyone who enjoys adventure and fantasy! This is a good first book for a new series. The start is a little slow as the plot and characters develop but once the adventure starts the storyline pulls you in. From the beginning to the end, the plot twists and turns. I hope the next books in the series delve more into the schools history and some of the other characters backgrounds. The story makes for a suspenseful and exciting read. I received a free copy but my review is voluntary. I definitely want to read more books in this series!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The Magic Factory is such a fun and exciting story! Oliver seems to grow more and more relatable with every struggle he faces, at least for me. The cast of characters is awesome, as is fairly typical for Rice. The villains are so easy to hate and the good guys are so easy to cheer for. It’s just great to have some decent, straightforward, relatable stories to read now and then, and I can always count on Morgan Rice for that.
BenBurgers More than 1 year ago
Oliver is a boy coming from a family where he doesn’t feel at home at all. The way Morgan Rice tells about the adventures Oliver experiences after leaving his home is very entertaining and full of magic. Morgan Rice has created some sort of closure at the end of this first part but I can’t wait to begin reading part two. A very nice book for readers of all ages.
Barb Howland More than 1 year ago
Did not enjoy the first half of the book, and then things went from bad to great. Three star rating is for the first half or would have been 5 stars.