Somehow Sam Munson has you believing in his urban-teen-grift-noir-magician-brawl from paragraph one. WAR AGAINST THE ASSHOLES is original, sharp and mean and it crackles with attitude and style. Death to the assholes! Long live the assholes!
Lev Grossman's The Magicians series on acid
I would give a thumbs up merely for the title alone: Fortunately, there's more to the book than the fabulous title